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Donington Park

Donington Park is a motorsport circuit near Castle Donington in Leicestershire, England.

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Donington Grand Prix - History - Creation, Pre-War Racing
... Donington Park motor racing circuit was the first permanent park circuit in England, which also ended the race circuit monopoly that Brooklands had held since 1907 ... Craner approached the then owner of the Donington Hall estate, Alderman John Gillies Shields JP, to use the extensive roads on his land for racing ... The first Donington Park Trophy race was held on 7 October 1933, and the 20-lap invitation event was won by the Earl Howe in a Bugatti Type 51 ...
Donington Park - Media
... Donington Park has been simulated and can be driven in several racing simulations, such as Spirit of Speed 1937 (the 1937 version of the track is featured, as the name suggests ... Donington Park also appears in the game Guitar Hero Metallica as a playable venue ... (Grand Theft Auto San Andreas) SKC MTA Server Donington Race Track (Made by HumanTraffic) ...
Donington Grand Prix - History - Return To Wheatcroft Family (2009–present)
2009 it was announced that a buyer for Donington Ventures Leisure had not been found, which thus meant that the 150 year lease given by Wheatcroft Son Ltd to Donington Ventures ... Wheatcroft vowed to re-open Donington Park as soon as possible ... On 26 May 2010 Wheatcroft announced that the lease for Donington Park had been sold (Subject To Contract) to Worcestershire-based Adroit Group ...
Castle Donington - Donington Park
... Donington Park is a site near Castle Donington in North West Leicestershire, England ... Originally part of the Donington Hall estate, it is leased by Donington Ventures Leisure Ltd from owner Tom Wheatcroft ... Donington Park had a contract to stage the Formula One British Grand Prix for a period of ten years from 2010 although this was later cancelled due to Donington Park failing to secure the finances required to ...
Tom Wheatcroft - Motor Sport Activities - Donington Park
... In 1971 Wheatcroft bought a large part of the Donington Hall estate, including the Donington Park pre-war racing circuit, for £100,000 ... The park had been used as a supply depot during World War II and the circuit was derelict ... the estate, the largest collection of motor racing cars in the world, now known as the Donington Grand Prix Exhibition ...

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