We hope you're looking forward to Festival Italia at Brands Hatch this Sunday (13 August). To help you make the most of your trip to the circuit, here is some useful information about this event.
Gate opening times
Public admission to the circuit is from 9am.
Southbank (inside the venue opposite the rear of the pits) is available for car parking for £5 per car. Click here for more details and to download a pass.
If you elected to have your tickets sent by post (not print-at-home), you will need to bring these to the circuit - copies and receipts are not accepted. All advance tickets have now been dispatched and were sent by either Recorded or Special Delivery, meaning a signature is required.
In the rare instance that your tickets have not arrived in time you will need to purchase them at the gate price and obtain a refund after the event by returning the gate ticket stubs and your original tickets to the venue office. If you have advance tickets, please have them separated before arriving at the gate.
Additional tickets are available on the gate for £25 with free entry for under-13s.
Grandstand seating is available in the Paddock Hill and Pit Straight Grandstands for £5 and are available from the Megastore opposite the Kentagon restaurant.
Clearways VIP Club upgrades are available on race day for £49 on the day in addition to your ticket fee. Watch all the action in style from a weather-proof shared suite in the MotorSport Vision Centre set between Clearways and Clark Curve, with stunning views across most of the Indy Circuit. Children under 16 are £25.
Directors Terrace upgrades area available too, offering stunning views of the Indy circuit from a raised terrace for £59.
Official souvenir programmes are available from vendors across the venue and the Megastore for £5. Each programme features in-depth articles on the event along with entry lists and information on the racing timetable.
There is a free-of-charge grid walk at lunch time on Sunday ahead of the headline Pirelli Ferrari Formula Classic Race. Please queue at the Paddock Hill Gate in good time ahead of this to take part.
There is much more than just racing going on at Festival Italia, including the following off-track attractions:
- Italia in Piazza market
- Italian car displays
- Italian bike display
- Children's entertainment
- Zonin 1821 wine tasting (only for those that registered interest in advance)
Click here to download a map for this weekend's event.
Click here to download a timetable for this weekend's event.