25-27 Nürburgring: (D)
Jan Wellem Pokal event includes Jochen Rindt Historic F2 Trophy, Group C/GTP, new Pre-War Sports Car Series and International Supersports races.
See pages 28-29 for a preview of this year’s Festival of Speed. Tel: 01243 755000
Mid-Wales Stages is welcome new inclusion on British Historic Rally Championship calendar. Tel: 01594 810821
2-4 Nürburgring: (D)
Second Classic Endurance Racing Series event supports Le Mans Endurance Series feature.
3-4 Lausitzring: (D)
Thoroughbred Grand Prix cars make their debut at this venue in northern Germany. Tel: 01621 892814
4 Shelsley Walsh:
Mac Hulbert’s further bid on pre-war record tops annual MAC/VSCC climb. Tel: 01608 644777
Rare run-out for Formula Junior features at Aston Martin Owners’ Club meeting. Tel: 01264 882200
9-11 Dijon-Prenois: (F)
Dijon’s Historic Grand Prix is packed with quality, including HGPCA, Grand Prix Masters, Historic F2and Group 4 races.
17-18 Brands Hatch: HSCC Superprix on Grand Prix circuit has packed schedule of 16 races, topped by BRDC Historic Sports, International Supersports and Group C series. Tel: 01327 858400
24-25 Le Mans: (F)
Le Mans Classic will deliver 24 hours of races for cars from across epic endurance event’s history.
25 Mallory Park:
Annual VSCC meeting at this Leicestershire track remembers Bob Gerard and features highlight Edwardian race. Tel: 01608 644777
29-31 Isle of Man: Sixth round of British Historic Rally Championship runs within Manx International Rally. Tel: 01594 810821
Classic Formula Three racing and Brooklands are commemorated at this special BRDC meeting. Tel: 01327 857271
31-Aug 1 Chimay (B) Historic Race Festival features major presence of Top Hat races. Tel: 01926 885835
31-Aug 1 Donongton Park:
Jochen Rindt Historic F2 Trophy features within classic race meeting. Tel: 01332 810048
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