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The Brooklands Double Twelve Motorsport Festival

  • Date June 17, 2017 - June 18, 2017
  • Time 10:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.
  • Suitable for Everyone

Celebrating 110th anniversary of the Opening of the Brooklands Race Track.

Organised in association with the Vintage Sports-Car Club, the event celebrates Brooklands’ rich motoring history, and is always held on the weekend closest to the Anniversary of the original opening of the Brooklands race track in 1907. The two-day extravaganza features Speed Trials, Driving Tests, the prestigious Double Twelve Concours and Test Hill ascents, alongside family-friendly entertainment and activities.

The new structure of the competitions was changed in 2013 to encourage entrants to enjoy a full weekend of motoring competition and give them greater flexibility to choose from the three stand-alone competitions. This will be the format in 2017 with the three stand-alone events:

  • The Double Twelve Speed Trials on the Mercedes-Benz World circuit on Sat 17th June
  • The Double Twelve Concours held on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th June
  • The Double Twelve Driving Tests on Sunday 18th 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 and Sunday afternoon. This will involve everything from motorcycles to giant pre-war racing cars tackling the punishing 352ft (107m) slope, with running races for energetic children and the infamous car pull by local Air Cadets.

Kids will also be able to head over to our Family Activity area and make their own 3D Paddock Scenes - Come and re-create the glory days of Brooklands Motor Racing by making your own 3D papercraft model of the Paddock and Clubhouse!

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

Ticket Information

Normal Museum Admission Applies:

Adults £11

Seniors & Students £10

Family (2 adults and up to 3 children) £30

Children (5-16) £6

BTM & LBPT members FREE

Getting Here

Anyone arriving in a pre-1987 will be able to enter via the Campbell Gate off Brooklands Road and be parked up on site. Parking for visitors arriving in non-vintage vehicles will be in The Heights off Wellington Way. Please look out for event signage on the day.

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Plan Your Visit

Getting Here
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Double Twelve Driving Tests

In the Double Twelve Driving Tests competition drivers will complete a series of driving tests in such thrilling and evocative environs as the Members’ Banking of the original circuit and the notorious Test Hill.

Driving Tests Class list and booking form will be available soon.

For any enquiries please contact Steve Castle on 01932 857381 ext 244 or e-mail [email protected]

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The Double Twelve Concours

The prestigious Double Twelve Concours d'Elegance requires owners to prepare their vehicles to an exceptional standard.

Concours Class list and booking form will be available soon.

For any enquiries please contact Steve Castle on 01932 857381 ext 244 or e-mail [email protected]

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The Double Twelve Speed Trials

Entries will open soon for the Brooklands Speed Trials which take place on the Saturday of the Festival weekend (17th June 2016) on the 800m sprint course on the Mercedes-Benz World circuit. Practice runs will take place during the morning with timed competitive runs in the afternoon.

Speed Trials Class list and booking form will be available soon.

Please contact the Vintage Sports-Car Club Competitions Department for more information: [email protected] or call 01608 644777 ext 4.


The Double Twelve Concours

Class A“The Grand Tour” Pre-war (touring cars from 1918-1939)
Class B“The Grand Tour” Post-war (touring cars from 1945-1966)
Class CThe Great War Remembered Veteran and Edwardian Cars to 1918)
Class DHistoric Brooklands Vintage Sports Cars (Cars with actual Brooklands competition history)
Class EHistoric Brooklands Post-Vintage Thoroughbred Cars (Cars with actual Brooklands competition history)
Class FSpirit of Brooklands- Pre-war (Cars of the Brooklands era without Specific Brooklands history)
Class GSpirit of Brooklands- Post-war (Cars that may have raced at Brooklands 1945-1976)

Entry Form

Trade Stands

We will be welcoming a wide range of traders at the Double Twelve Motorsport Festival to the dedicated Trade Village, which will be located in and around the Race Bays near the Clubhouse, with covered pitches available on a first come, first served basis. The event will provide a real opportunity for you to sell and promote your product to a receptive audience.

For all trade enquiries, please contact Donna Hopton on 01932 857381 ext 253 or [email protected]

Enquiries for pitches on the grass in the Paddock are also welcome - prices on application.

Car Clubs

Become an integral part of The Brooklands Double Twelve by attending with your Car Club on Saturday 18th, Sunday 19th June 2016 or for the whole weekend.

We look forward to welcoming Car Club displays to the Double Twelve. For Car Clubs that can display a minimum of four cars on either or both days from 9am until 5pm, we are offering free tickets for cars and two occupants. There may be opportunities for Car Clubs to take part in the Test Hill Challenge and on the Sunday Cavalcade on the circuit at Mercedes-Benz World.

For more details and to book Club space, please contact Steve Castle via [email protected] or by calling 01932 857381 ext 244


We would be pleased to hear from any potential sponsors for the 2017 Brooklands Double Twelve Motorsport Festival.

For inclusion in the programme and any other sponsorship enquiries, please contact Paul Stewart on 01932 857381 ext 249 or e-mail [email protected]

Media Partners:

General Enquiries, Competition Eligibility & Car Clubs

Steve Castle
[email protected]
01932 857381 ext 244

Enries for the Double Twelve Concours, Speed Trials, Driving Tests & Marshalling

Competitions Department, Vintage Sports-Car Club
[email protected]
01608 644777 ext 4


Brooklands Museum
Paul Stewart
[email protected]
01932 857381 ext 249

James Taylor
[email protected]
01608 644777 ext 3


Paul Stewart
[email protected]
01932 857381 ext 249

Allan Winn
[email protected]
01932 857381 ext 243

Valerie Mills
[email protected]
01932 857381 ext 255

Trade Stands

Donna Hopton
[email protected]
01932 857381 ext 253

Brooklands Museum Trust Ltd
Brooklands Road
KT13 0QN

Registered Charity No.296661
Registered Company No. 2109945
VAT No. 584 2633 25

Vintage Sports Car Club (VSCC)
The Old Post Office
West Street
Chipping Norton

Website: www.vscc.co.uk

Tel: 01608 644 777
Fax: 01608 644 888