Emulate five of the most exciting F1 Grands Prix of the year at Buckmore! For six of this season's F1 races we have arranged a rather special race day.
Watch the Grand Prix with fellow petrol-heads in the Surtees Suite on our big screen whilst enjoying a buffet meal. After* the race pop on your race gear and prepare to replicate the race (minus any crashes we hope).
Qualifying will be F1 style with Q1, Q2 and Q3 deciding the final order. The race will then mimic the number of laps of that days F1 Grand Prix (or the maximum time in the case of wet weather or other delays)
At the end of the season the driver who has accrued the most points will be the 2014 F1 Grand Prix Special Champion. A superb trophy will be awarded at the Annual Prizegiving in February 2015.
* For some races this will be before due to the televised times of the F1 races.
Date: Sunday, 27th July 2014.
Time: 11:30am to 6:45pm.
Cost: £135 per Karting and Buffet, £120 per Karting only.
Buckmore F1 Hungarian Grand Prix Special
Watch the Grand Prix with fellow petrol-heads in the Surtees Suite on our big screen whilst enjoying a buffet meal. After the race pop on your race gear and prepare to replicate the race (minus any crashes we hope!).
Qualifying for the karting will be F1 style with Q1, Q2 and Q3 deciding the final order. The race will then mimic the number of laps of the F1 GP.
The races will be over the number of laps stated, or by the maximum time, whichever comes first.
This round is a 70 laps or 75 minute race.
What is more, the top point scoring driver across all five Buckmore GP Specials will be crowned GP Drivers Champion and will be awarded a very special trophy. As per the 2014 F1 rules, we will be awarding double points for the last round (12th October)!
Note: Whilst scores will be awarded and totalled to decide who will be crowned GP Champion, all races are stand alone events and one-off entries will be more than welcome.
11:30 Arrival, watch F1 race plus buffet
14:30 Arrival for just the karting event
15:00 Suit up 15:30 Safety Briefing
16:15 3 x Qualifying sessions start
17:00 Buckmore GP starts (69 laps (tbc)or 75 minutes)
18:15 (latest) Chequered Flag
18:30 Presentation and club bar.
Karting with a buffet £135.00
Karting only £120.00
Buffet only £15.00
Please note: All drivers must be at least 16*. All places must be booked and paid for in advance. This is a two star event which is suitable for drivers with limited experience as well as more regular drivers.
*Drivers aged 14-16 who hold a current MSA Kart Race Licence may also race provided that the licence is shown at sign in and a parent/guardian is present.