Tony Gilham
Team Hard

Donington Park

Donington Park

14-15 April


Castle Donington, Derby DE74 2RP
Tel: 01332 810048
Website: http://www.donington-park.co.uk
Length: 1.96 miles
Number of laps: 16
Distance: 31.36 miles

Donington Park is located near Castle Donington in Leicestershire.

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 World Championship.

Used as a military vehicle storage depot during World War 2, 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 Moto GP motorcycling championship.

Recent developments at Donington Park mean that it is contracted to stage the Formula One British Grand Prix for a period of 17 years from 2010.
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