• Italian Car Day 2024

    Saturday 4th May 2024

    Italian Car Day

  • Italian Car Day 2024

    Saturday 4th May 2024

    Italian Car Day

Enjoy one of our biggest events of the year with a vast display of Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, track demonstrations and Test Hill climbs! This year marks 30 years of Auto Italia at Brooklands.  

Expect an impressive display to include Alfa Romeo, Lancia, Fiat, Abarth, Ducati, Aprilia, Vespa, Lambretta and more!

With food, live music, Test Hill ascents and track demonstrations, there’s lots to enjoy.

Sign up to participate in a Test Hill ascent (subject to weather conditions).

Head across to Mercedes-Benz World to Watch the parade of Italian vehicles on the Mercedes World track.

Bring your Italian car or motorcycle to join the flamboyant display! If you are a member of an Owner’s Club and bringing 5 or more vehicles to this event, please click on the link below to book your tickets.

One of the stars of the Auto Italia Italian Car Day on May 4th will the F1 Benetton B190 owned by John Reaks. The car was originally raced by F1 legend Nelson Piquet car during the 1990 F1 world championship, where he won in Japan and Australia. John Reaks has demonstrated the car in Japan and more recently at the Australian GP. The car will be the centrepiece of the 50-car track demonstration at Mercedes-Benz World.

Premium admission applies for this event.

There will be multiple entry gates open with yellow event temporary signage for the day.

Gates open at 9am, Museum exhibitions and displays open at 10am.  If you are bringing a display car please do not arrive before 9am to avoid congestion on access roads.


Getting here and parking information

There will be multiple entry gates open, with yellow event temporary signage. Please follow these directions rather than the brown tourist signs to the Museum.


Italian cars and motorcycles

Campbell Gate off Brooklands Road. Postcode for SatNav is KT13 0TA.  What3words: unions.added.finishing

This entrance/exit will open at 0900 for participants and will remain open for the duration of the event.

Vickers Gate, off Brooklands Drive.  What3Words: bossy.castle.below 

This entrance will be open from 0900-midday.  After midday please follow event temporary signage to Campbell Gate entrance, off Brooklands Road.

Vehicles will also be parked around the site including on the Finishing Straight, in the Motoring Village and around our aircraft collection in the Aircraft Park.  Please adhere to the 10mph site speed limit and follow directions and instructions given by our Event Marshals.

Modern sports & supercars

Use the display parking in an annexe area in the northern area of The Heights – entry via The Heights, Wellington Way.  This entrance will be open from 9am to noon.  After midday please follow event temporary signage to Campbell Gate entrance, off Brooklands Road.

All other visitor parking

In The Heights, off Wellington Way – please follow the yellow event temporary signage.  Other parking areas will be made available during the day, please follow event temporary signage.





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Plan your visit


Saturday 4th May 2024 10am – 5pm


Premium admission applies for this event

Small additional charge applies for members - please book via members booking area

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Getting Here

There will be multiple gates open, so please read the 'arrival and parking guide' below to find out which get you should be using.



Step-free access around site. Assistance dogs only are admitted on site. Accessibility at the Museum >


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Booking tickets

  • This event is always extremely popular, so we advise you to book your entry tickets in advance to guarantee admission. 
  • Brooklands Members and London Bus Museum Members will need to book their tickets in advance, a surcharge applies for this event.
  • There is no surcharge for Club Level members and children of Club Level members.
  • We are able to accept Gift Vouchers on our premium event days, a surcharge applies for this event.

Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Gift Aid

Ticket prices include a 10% voluntary donation which enables us to reclaim tax on the whole ticket price under Gift Aid. You can choose not to include the donation when you buy your tickets.