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2017 Racing Highlights

The best of Italian-themed motorsport will be returned to Brands Hatch in 2017 for the second edition of Festival Italia. The event saw fantastic grids, bulging with well known Italian marques, that we all know and love. What's racing in 2018 will be announced in the coming weeks so check back soon!

Pirelli Ferrari Formula Classic

The Ferrari Owners’ Club returned to Festival Italia in 2017 with their most popular race series. Various Ferrari models star in this series which is open to everything from 308s, and 328 GTBs of the '70s and ‘80s to modern classics such as the 355, and 550 Maranello of the '90s.

Historic F1 Demos

A popular Festival Italia feature is the iconic Italian linked Formula 1 cars taking to the Brands Hatch circuit to perform a series of demonstration laps, offering a unique glimpse of sights, sounds, and smells of Italian rich racing heritage.

Pirelli Ferrari Hillclimb Championship

Additional Prancing Horsepower was supplied in 2017 by the Pirelli Ferrari Hillclimb Championship which featured stunning cars from Italy's most glamorous manufacturer battling against the clock.

BRSCC Alfa Romeo Championship

The BRSCC Alfa Romeo Championship was open to any production based Alfa Romeo and ran classes that offer the opportunity to race a fully modified car on slicks or more standard versions using a Yokohama control tyre- providing close and competitive racing throughout the pack.

Cars of Special Interest

Italian road, race and rally legends took to the Brands Hatch circuit to carry out a number of demonstration runs, providing a special chance to see Italy’s extraordinary racing history in action.

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