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Lotus Festival
Brands Hatch (GP)
Saturday 16 - Sunday 17 August 2014

The annual celebration of Britain's charismatic sports car and racing marque returns to Brands Hatch in August for the third year in succession and takes place on the Grand Prix circuit, scene of some of Colin Chapman's greatest triumphs.

Previous events have seen track demonstrations from great Formula 1 cars and rare cars from the factory, whilst there is a carnival atmosphere around the venue with trade stands, club displays, classic cars and even live music!

Meanwhile a full racing programme features action from Lotus Cup UK and the Elise Trophy, plus a host of motorsport, much of which has been influenced by the legendary marque.

Raceday Admission Gate Price: £14 - BOOK NOW AND SAVE £4.00 *

WHAT'S RACING  (click on any image for a larger view)

Lotus on Track Elise Trophy

Developed from the Lotus on Track trackday club, the Elise Trophy’s packed grids provide door-to-door racing and is highly competitive.

Lotus Cup UK

Split into two championships - SuperSport and Production - the Lotus Cup UK features some of Lotus’ best offerings. The SuperSport championship is home to Exiges, Evoras and 2-Elevens while Elises make up the Production Championship.

Atom Cup

The trackday favourite made its UK competitive debut in 2013 and has been an instant success. These rapid, exposed machines produce great wheel-to-wheel racing.

Champion of Brands

Local heritage meets motorsport with Brands Hatch widely regarded as the home of Formula Ford. Close racing, recalling Formula Ford’s golden era, draws in grids larger than their contemporary counterparts.

Dunlop Mk2 Golf GTi Championship

The Dunlop Mk2 Golf GTi Championship has been one of the most competitive club series in the UK for the past few years. The grid is always packed and makes for some brilliant racing.

Dunlop V.A.G. Trophy

The Dunlop VAG. Trophy brings together any front-wheel drive car from the Volkswagen Audi Group production line, and is predominantly packed with VWs and SEATs. The championship is very competitive with any number of drivers capable of taking the win

MSVT Team Trophy

The MSVT Team Trophy is the next step for graduates of the Trackday Trophy, which is aimed at trackday drivers wanting to try their hand at racing. The Team Trophy is a 60 minute team endurance open to a wide range of cars.

Toyo Tyres Production BMW Championship

The championship is open to BMW E30 series cars and has bumper grids without fail. The great racing is always unpredictable and there’s always plenty of overtaking.

F3 Cup

Featuring F3 machinery from the past 30 years, F3 Cup hosts three classes of F3 cars: Cup 07 (cars from 2002-2007), Trophy 01 (1997-2001) and Masters 96 (1981-1996). The acclaimed series offers great racing in sophisticated cars on a sensible budget.

Toyo Tires Racing Saloons

An eclectic mix of saloons make up the Toyo Tires Racing Saloons and there are always plenty of them. From Renault 5s to the BMW E30s, there’s a saloon for everyone and great competition in each class.
  • Lotus on Track Elise Trophy
  • Lotus Cup UK
  • Atom Cup
  • Champion of Brands
  • Dunlop Mk2 Golf GTi Championship
  • Dunlop V.A.G. Trophy
  • MSVT Team Trophy
  • Toyo Tyres Production BMW Championship
  • F3 Cup
  • Toyo Tires Racing Saloons
(UNDER 13)
Weekend Admission £22 - FREE FREE - -
Saturday Admission £10 £14 FREE FREE - £10
Sunday Admission - MAIN EVENT DAY £18 £22 FREE FREE - £15
Sunday Paddock Hill Grandstand (roving seat) £5 - £5 - £5 -

PLEASE NOTE: If you have ordered advance tickets you will need to bring your original tickets to the circuit as 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. Please have your tickets separated before arriving at the gate.

Click here for general circuit information, including directions, accommodation and address/contact details.

What time do the gates open?

Gates open at 8.30am on Saturday and 9.00am on Sunday.

What time does the campsite open?

The campsite opens at midday on the Friday before the event and will close on midday on the Monday after the event.

How much does it cost to park?

Parking is free of charge for all public car parks. Southbank parking (the large grassed area opposite Cooper Straight) is free of charge for all Lotus cars.

Can we Park on Southbank?

If you own a Lotus then parking will be free on Southbank. For public cars wishing to park on Southbank the charge is £2 per car on the Saturday and £5 per car on the Sunday. If you plan on parking on Southbank you will need to display a pass.


Is there Disabled Parking and Viewing available?

Blue Badge holders may park free of charge inside the venue in the area immediately opposite the Megastore near Paddock Hill Bend. Badge holders may also park free of charge on Southbank.

There is a wheelchair viewing area in Paddock Hill Grandstand with free of charge access to wheelchair users plus one carer. Any additional carers, friends or family must be in possession of a valid grandstand ticket. Please contact our ticket office on 0843 453 9000 to reserve space in the wheelchair viewing area.

What happens if my tickets don't arrive in time?

All tickets are sent by Royal Mail 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 ticket office at the address below:

Ticket Office
MotorSport Vision Centre
Brands Hatch Circuit

Are animals permitted anywhere on site?

No animals are permitted anywhere on site. Guide/assistance dogs are the only exception.

What age do I have to be to qualify for a Senior Citizen discount?

We offer a discount to our guests that are aged 65 and over.

I have a Grade D ticket. Where can I find a list of events and can I upgrade my ticket?

You can find a list of eligible Grade D events by clicking here.

What is MSV's ticket refund policy?

The ticketholder shall only be entitled to a refund or exchange (at MSV's election) if an event is cancelled in its entirety prior to its commencement of the Event for reason(s) that are within the reasonable control of MSV.

Event tickets may not be sold, resold, donated, transferred or in any way disposed of without prior written permission from MSV.

How can I get media accrediation for race events?

Please visit our dedicated media site to apply for accreditation at

Sunday Directors Terrace @ £25 
Sample some of the best views of the circuit in style, as you enjoy the action from above the crowds on the exclusive Directors' Terrace on the start/finish straight. Does not include circuit admission.
SuperView @ £30 
SUNDAY ONLY - Watch all the action in style from a weather-proof shared Brabham/Stewart suite that overlooks the start/finish straight! Live timing screens are included. Children 12 & under are £15.
Lotus Festival
Brands Hatch (GP)
Saturday 16 - Sunday 17 August 2014