October 23, 2020

The dates for the 2021 Donington Historic Festival (DHF) have been confirmed as Saturday and Sunday 1st and 2nd May.  2021 marks the Festival’s 10th anniversary, and organisers are looking to celebrate with a fantastic selection of hundreds of historic racing machines from the 1920s to 1980s.

Since its inception in 2011, DHF has always been renowned for the quality of its grids, featuring everything from pre-War sports cars to glamorous 1950s and 60s GT and sportscars and from historic single-seaters to classic Touring Cars from the 1950s onwards.

Each day will see action-packed qualifying sessions and highly competitive races, while car clubs will be invited to stage static displays in Donington Park’s Infield. Trade stands and lunchtime parades will add further to the ever-popular DHF mix.

Donington Historic Festival organiser Richard Grafton said: “With DHF 2020 having to be cancelled due to the Covid lockdown, we are very much looking forward to the sights and sounds of historic race cars battling it out around Donington Park at DHF 2021. We are already working hard on securing some excellent grids, and, like everyone looking to stage an event next year, will do all we can to hold a superb celebration of classic motorsport, within whatever Covid restrictions may apply at that time.”

MSV Motorsport Events Manager, David Willey said: “I’m delighted we’ve been able to confirm that the Donington Historic Festival will return in 2021 on its traditional early May date. In addition to being an annual historic highlight, this event is a key fixture on the East Midlands automotive social calendar, with car enthusiasts travelling from far and wide to enjoy the motor racing and displays. It’s been a real pleasure to work with the DHF’s organising team over the past few years, and we’re already working hard to ensure the event gets the 10th anniversary it deserves next Spring.”