To All Ticket Holders The confirmation that you receive when you have ordered your ticket is your ticket. You will need to either print it out to show at the gate or show on a Smartphone. We are sorry for any confusion caused by this stating that your order is being processed, when it is […]
With the day swiftly approaching its time to get organised! The timetable of events is as follows: 8am: Gates open 10am: TRACK OPENS 12.30pm: Track closes for lunch 1.30pm: TRACK REOPENS 4pm: Track closes See you there!
Do you have a pre-war car or motorcycle that you would like to run on the track on the day? Enter now to avoid disappointment. Entries closing date extended to Friday 9th August. No entries will be accepted after this date. Enter the event Here
With only a few weeks to go the preparations for this years Speed Trials are picking up pace and we hope you have purchased your tickets! To make the event special we are encouraging people to come in period dress – it would make for fantastic photographs! A kindly reminder that No Dogs are allowed […]
Hello from everyone at Vintage Speed Trials. We had a very busy year last year, new event, new venue and a small but effective team. Everyone worked incredibly hard to provide an excellent event at Grimsthorpe Castle and although we were somewhat foiled by the Great British weather, we were overwhelmed with the positive feedback. […]
When Saturday the 24th of August rolls around, you won’t want to be caught with your trousers down! The team here at Vintage Speed Trials invite you all to come wearing your finest vintage styles. Period costume is by no means obligatory but always appreciated. Vintage clothing, whether antique or reproduction, is available online […]
GrimsthorpeCastle today is an historic house rather than a castle in the traditional sense, but you can see the way the architect, Sir John Vanbrugh, incorporated elements in his design to create a feeling of a fortress. When you visit, see if you can spot the design details that are included in some of the […]
One of our themes for this year’s event at Grimsthorpe is pre-war women racers, championing the role of women in early motorsport. This theme is particularly relevant to our venue, with Grimsthorpe’s connections to Lady Astor, the first woman member of parliament in England. Brooklands heroine Kay Petre, a long time friend of local racer […]