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The Brooklands Double Twelve Motorsport Festival

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Following the success of the Brooklands Double Twelve Motorsport Festival in 2012, which saw over 5,500 people attend over the two day event, the Double Twelve will return in 2013 on the 15th - 16th June.  Once again expected to be the biggest motoring competition held at Brooklands since 1939, it is being organised in association with the Vintage Sports-Car Club and held on the weekend closest to the Anniversary of its original opening date of 17th June 1907.

This year the structure of the competitions is changing to encourage entrants to enjoy a full weekend of motoring competition; there will be three stand-alone events:
    The Double Twelve Speed Trials on the Mercedes-Benz World circuit on Saturday 15th June
    The Double Twelve Concours held on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th June
    The Double Twelve Driving Tests on Sunday 16th June

Each event will have its own class and overall winners, but to achieve a Brooklands Double Twelve award, an entrant must compete in any two of the three events and the combined scores of these two events will decide their Double Twelve placing. 

As well as the main competitions, the Test Hill Challenge will also take place on Saturday. This will involve everything from Sinclair C5s, bicycles and motorcycles to giant pre-war racing cars and running races for energetic children up the punishing 352ft (107m) concrete slope. Some vehicles may even head down the Hill in a test of their brakes.

Saturday 15th June

Competition Timetable
10:00 – 12:30 The Double Twelve Speed Trials - Mercedes-Benz World
10:00 – 13:30 The Double Twelve Concours - Paddock
11:30 – 12:00 The Double Twelve Concours Test Hill runs
14:00 – 17:00 The Double Twelve Speed Trials – Mercedes-Benz World
14:30 – 17:00 The Double Twelve Concours - Paddock
14:30 – 15:00 The Double Twelve Concours Test Hill runs

General Timetable
09:00 Museum opens to public
11:00 - 11:45 Noelle Vaughn on stage
11:30 - 12:30 Test Hill Challenge
12:40 Camel engine run - Wellington Hangar
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch Time Jazz – Brooklands All Stars.
14:30 - 15:30 Test Hill Challenge
15:00 - 15:30 Swingtime Dance Company on stage
15:30 Napier Railton Demonstration - Grandstand
16:00 - 17:00 Tea Time Jazz – Brooklands All Stars
17:00 Museum exhibitions close
18:00 - 23:00 BBQ and evening entertainment in Club House

With family entertainment once again planned throughout the site and lots more attractions to be announced, this is a weekend for everyone!

Visitor parking will be in The Heights off Wellington Way - please follow event signage.
Advance ticket prices for 2013 are:
Adults - £12
Children (aged 5-16 inc.) - £5
Family (2 adults and up to 3 children) - £30
BTM adults - £2
Under 5s free

Advance tickets are now only available at the Museum Shop.

Ticket prices on the day:
Adults - £15
Children (aged 5-16 inc.) - £6
Family (2 adults and up to 3 children) - £37
BTM adults - £5
Under 5s free

See more information on the Double Twelve at http://www.brooklandsmuseum.com/index.php?/double12/

Contact: Brooklands Museum  events@brooklandsmuseum.com  01932 857381

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