FREE Entry for kids under 13
FREE General car parking
Parking is free of charge for all public car parks. If you wish to park within the Infield area or on the Southbank (the large grassed area opposite Cooper Straight) the charge is £5 per car on Saturday and £5 per car on Sunday. Southbank is not open on Friday. If you plan on parking on these areas you will need to display a pass. Please click the link to download one.
Helmet and Leather Park
Radio Brands on 87.7FM
Giant TV screens - Raceday only
Trade zone and food outlets
The MCE Insurance British
Superbike Championship is a huge hit with motor racing fans, and
always boasts huge crowds and a fantastic atmosphere, plus
breathtaking action on the track!
The stars of MCE BSB are back at Brands Hatch for the second time this season on 5-7 August - but this time, they're on the legendary Grand Prix circuit.
Byrne, Haslam, Hopkins and almost 30 other world-class riders will star across three days, with practice on the Friday, qualifying on Saturday and two headlining races on Sunday.
Plus, being the 'Big Brands Bash', there's all this to enjoy:
- A belting line-up of support races, including Dickies British Supersport
- A Saturday night concert organised by the Care After Combat charity and hosted by Jim Davidson (free to all valid admission ticket holders)
- Free Monster Energy Fans' Thursday from 2pm - a special preview for the weekend ahead with rider appearances and a track walk
- A vast trade and merchandise area
- A display of Barry Sheene's championship-winning Suzukis
- Monster Energy Drift Car Demonstrations
- Free pitwalk, a funfair and more...
For more information click the
'Entertainment' tab below.
To download an MCN pullout previewing the 'Big Brands Bash' click here.
MCE British Superbike ChampionshipMCE BSB is regarded as the world's leading domestic bike championship. The machines can reach 200mph and are piloted by some of the best riders on the planet, whilst the racing is fierce and frenetic, attracting a huge following in the UK and beyond.
Dickies British Supersport ChampionshipWith a selection of leading manufacturers and riders assembled on the grid, the BSB’s leading support category is a top class series in its own right.
Pirelli National Superstock 1000 ChampionshipThe Pirelli National Superstock 1000 is a series fast developing a reputation for producing top class talent. Many past competitors have graduated to BSB level, so the current crop will be keen to emulate their performances!
Pirelli National Superstock 600 ChampionshipThis is the Junior of the two Superstock classes and allows grids of aspiring young riders aged between 16 and 25 cutting their teeth before moving up to the next level.
HEL Performance British MotostarRiders as young as 13 can compete in this series featuring predominantly 125GP bikes, though 2012 also saw the introduction of Moto3 machines. The class class remains the last bastion of two stroke power for young rider development.
MCE British Superbike Championship
Dickies British Supersport Championship
Pirelli National Superstock 1000 Championship
Pirelli National Superstock 600 Championship
HEL Performance British Motostar
|Weekend Admission (includes Sat evening concert)||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Monster Energy Fans' Thursday||-||FREE||-||FREE||-||FREE|
|Friday Admission (Practice)||-||£10||-||FREE||-||£8|
|Saturday Admission (Qualifying + Supports)||-||£15||-||FREE||-||£12|
|Sunday Admission (Main Raceday)||-||£33||-||FREE||-||£25|
|Saturday Paddock Hill Grandstand||-||£5||-||£5||-||£5|
|Sunday Paddock Hill Grandstand||-||£20||-||£20||-||£20|
|Sunday Pit Straight Grandstand||-||£12||-||£12||-||£12|
|Sunday Hailwoods Grandstand||-||£10||-||£10||-||£10|
|Sunday Desire Wilson Grandstand||-||£8||-||£8||-||£8|
|Weekend Camping - Per Person||-||£27||-||FREE||-||£27|
PLEASE NOTE – YOU WILL REQUIRE A VALID ADMISSION TICKET OR VALID PASS TO GAIN ACCESS TO THE VENUE AT THIS EVENT. THE PRICE FOR OPTIONAL EXTRAS (SUCH AS GRANDSTAND SEATS AND CAMPING) DOES NOT INCLUDE VENUE ADMISSION
* Saving relates to the face value of each admission ticket ordered online. Advance booking closes 12:00 Wednesday 03 August. All orders received before 14:00 Tuesday 02 August will be sent by Recorded Delivery at a cost of £1.99 per order (or Special Delivery at a cost of £6.75 per order if specified by the purchaser). All orders received after 14:00 Tuesday 02 August will be sent by Special Delivery at a cost of £6.75 per order. Telephone bookings are subject to a surcharge of £1 per admission ticket. We start posting orders approximately one week prior to the race meeting.
SATURDAY CHARITY CONCERT
A fundraising concert for Care after Combat, a UK charity supporting armed forces veterans and their families, will be held on the Saturday evening. Admission is free to all valid ticket-holders. The charity will be curating the concert, which will be compered by charity Chairman Jim Davidson OBE. Confirmed acts are:
- Who are You
- The Sounds of Rod
At 11.20 on the Sunday, the pit lane will open for a free pit walk for all ticket holders. Come on down and meet your favorite riders, collect autographs and see the magnificent MCE British Superbike machinery up close! Pleae arrive at the entrance point by Paddock Hill corner at least 15 minutes early.
MONSTER ENERGY FANS' THURSDAY
The Brands Hatch circuit will be fully open on Thursday afternoon (6 August), and spectators will have unprecedented behind-the-scenes access as preparations for the weekend ahead are concluded. Access is completely free of charge.
Head over to The Monster Energy rig by Clark Curve from 2pm for exclusive interviews with top MCE BSB riders and to catch up with all the latest gossip from the paddock.
The pit lane will also be open from
3 to 5pm for fans to see the teams and riders up close, with
opportunities for autographs and photos.
Click here to view a schedule of rider appearances.
SHEENE'S CHAMPIONSHIP-WINNING SUZUKIS TO FEATURE AT 'BIG BRANDS BASH'
Racing hero Barry Sheene's iconic 1976 and 1977 world championship-winning Suzuki race bikes will feature on display at next weekend's MCE British Superbike Championship event at Brands Hatch on 5-7 August, recognising the 40th anniversary of the legend's first world title and his homecoming.
Sheene remains one of the sport's greatest icons and visitors to Brands Hatch will be able to view the motorcycles and livery which became synonymous with his greatest racing accomplishments.
20TH ANNIVERSARY BRITISH SUPERBIKES ON DISPLAY
2016 marks the 20th Anniversary of the British Superbike Championship and to mark the occasion there will be a selection of bikes on display including Troy Bayliss' 1998 GSE Racing Ducati, Chris Walker's 2000 National Tyres and Autocare Suzuki, Niall Mackenzie's Cadbury's Boost Yamaha and Virgin Yamaha and the 2007 Ryuichi Kiyonari title-winning HM Plant Honda
MONSTER ENERGY DRIFT CAR
Monster Energy fuelled Drift demo are set for Brands Hatch as champion in Drift and Gymkhana Luke Woodham brings his unique sideways style to the Big Brands Bash! Woodham said: "I'm really excited to get out in front of the crowds at BSB, I used to be a bike mechanic and my passion has always been in 2 wheel motorsport, so for me this is a real honour to share the circuit with such legends!" Shows will be on both Saturday 6 Aug at 12:50 and Sunday Aug 7 at 11:20 and when not drifting at full tilit around the circuit the car will be located at the Monster Energy Rig.
The Brands Hatch Funfair will be open throughout the weekend with a selection of thrilling rides for race fans of all ages!
A vast trade area will be in
operation all weekend, with dealers and manufacturers represented,
plus championship partners and stalls selling parts, accessories
and rider and team merchandise.
Check out the Brands Hatch adventure playground, which features a motorsport theme and has equipment for children of all ages from toddler to 14.There are climbing frames, swings and much more!
Location: To the right of the Kentagon Restaurant.
You can also test your mettle with go-karting on a mini version of the Brands Hatch Indy circuit, located opposite the Megastore. Karting is available for all those aged 8+ and costs £15 for ten minutes, payable at the karting circuit.
Click here for general circuit information, including directions, accommodation and address/contact details.
What time do the gates open?
Gates open to the public at 8.00am on the Friday, 8.00am on Saturday and 7.00am on Sunday.
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.
What time does the campsite open?
The campsite opens at 12:00 on the day preceding the first event day. The campsite closes at 2100 on raceday, after which time no facilities are available. Campers will be required to vacate the campsite by 12:00 the day after raceday.
HERE to view our 2016 camping leaflet.
How much does it cost to park?
Parking is free of charge for all public car parks. If you wish to park within the Infield area or on the Southbank (the large grassed area opposite Cooper Straight) the charge is £5 per car on each day. If you plan on parking on these areas you will need to display a pass. Please click here to download one.
Can I get in to the Paddock and Pit
There are no restrictions on access to the Support Race Paddock. Access to the Pit Lane is restricted to officials and BSB team personnel only.
Is there free WiFi available at
You can access free WiFi at the restaurant(s), pit lane and main grandstand areas. Registration is required.
Am I entitled to any discount for being a carer?
Carers of our disabled guests may be entitled to free admission at MSV race events. Please contact our call centre on 0343 453 9000 for further details, no later than three days before the event you wish to attend.
Is there Disabled Parking and Viewing available?
There is designated disabled parking available in the vicinity of Paddock Hill Grandstand and you may also park free of charge on the Southbank. Vehicles parked in these areas must display a Blue Badge.
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 0343 453 9000 to reserve space in the wheelchair viewing area.
PLEASE NOTE: YOU WILL REQUIRE A VALID ADMISSION TICKET OR VALID PASS TO GAIN ACCESS TO THE VENUE AT THIS EVENT
What happens if my tickets don't arrive in
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:
MotorSport Vision Centre
Brands Hatch Circuit
Are animals permitted anywhere on
No animals are permitted anywhere on site. Guide/assistance dogs are the only exception.
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
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
What is the policy on Drones or UAVs?
Drones / UAVs are not permitted for use at Brands Hatch on any event day.