Donington Park - National Circuit

Shared Grid, Round 6: 12 August 2017

Race Entrants

Driver Class
John Atherton Elise Trophy
Paul Baker Elise Trophy
Craig Denman Elise Trophy
Danny Holland Elise Trophy
John Lamaster Elise Trophy
Jason Mcinulty Elise Trophy
Simon Oakley Elise Trophy
Mike Perkins Elise Trophy
Mads Petersen Elise Trophy
David Powell Elise Trophy
Mark Richardsson Elise Trophy
William Stacey Elise Trophy
Barry Strong Elise Trophy
Steve Summers Elise Trophy
Chris Thirkettle Elise Trophy
Sam Tomlinson Elise Trophy
Seth Walpole Elise Trophy
David Alexander Lotus Cup
Simon Atkinson Lotus Cup
Alex Ball Lotus Cup
Ian Fenwick Lotus Cup
Adam Gore Lotus Cup
David Mcinulty Lotus Cup
Ryan Savage Lotus Cup
Dean Warriner Lotus Cup
Andrew Wright Lotus Cup
Axel Van Nederveen Lotus Cup

Originally part of the Donington Hall estate, it was created as a racing circuit during the pre-war period when the German Silver Arrows were battling for the European Championship. Used as a military vehicle storage depot during World War II, it fell into disrepair until bought by local construction entrepreneur Tom Wheatcroft.

Revived under his ownership in the 1970s, it hosted a single Formula One race, but became the favoured home of the British round of the MotoGP motorcycling championship. Leased by Donington Ventures Leisure Ltd in 2007 the hope that Formula One racing could return to the track, the incomplete venture failed to raise sufficient financial backing during the aftermath of the 2008 global financial crisis. DVLL consequently lost the rights to the British rounds of both Formula1 and MotoGP, and in its bankruptcy returned the track to the Wheatcroft family in December 2009.

Track Information

Race DateSaturday 12th August 2017
Length1.957 miles
Lap Record0:57.221 (Marijn van Kalmthout, Benetton B197, 2011, BOSS GP)
Circuit Website
LocationDonington Park, DE74 2RP

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