Donington Park

YEARS OF OPERATION KEY:
/ c = circa (about) / cn = cancelled / E = early / L = late / M = mid / r = ran / s = scheduled to run / z = ran karts, motorcycles, or other motorsport /
Castle Doningtonnr. DerbyLeicestershireEnglandGBR
M1 to exit 23A (northbound) or 24 (southbound) then W on A453 past East Midlands Airport; 8 mi. S of Derby
opened in 1931as 2.19 mi. dirt circuit w/ motorcycles
lat: +52.8304 lng: -1.3743


Donington Park 60724 a
aka: Grand Prix Circuit, Donington Park Circuit
2.5 mi.  paved road circuitr1985, 87, 89-2003, s04, r06, 08, 11-14 active
F1 (1993), F3000 (1985, 87, 90, 93), WSC (1989-90, 92), FIA GT (1995, 97-99, 2002), SRWC (1997-2001)
http://www.donington-park.co.uk

Donington Park 60724 b
aka: National Circuit, Donington Park Circuit
1.96 mi.  paved road circuitr6/7/1977-84, 86, 88, 91, 97-2000, 03-13 active
built on site of 1930s track; F2 (1977-79, 81-84), F3 (1977 [Geoff Brabham]-79, 81-84), FLibre (1978)
http://www.donington-park.co.uk

Donington Park Circuit 60724 c

  paved ovalr1994 defunct


Donington Park 60724 d

3.12 mi.  paved road circuitr5/13/1933-6/10/39 defunct
2.19 mi. (1933), 2.55 mi. (1934-36); FLibre (1933, 36-37), GP (1934-37), FInt'l (1938), Voiturette (1933 [Teddy Rayson]-36, 39 [B Bira])


TRACK CHAMPIONS

RACES

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1 1933-05-13 track 'd' 1500cc voiturettes Derby & District Motor Club
heats only; winners: C.Wagstaffe, Teddy Rayson
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2 1934-10-06 track 'd' 1500cc voiturettes Nuffield Trophy
1-Raymond Mays, 2-Dick Seaman, 3-Kenneth Evans, 4-Francis Howe, 5-Humphrey Cook, 6-Charlie Martin
40 laps; 16 starters/8 finishers; handicap
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3 1934-10-28 track 'd'
1-Raymond Mays
100 mi.
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4 1935-05-11 track 'd' sports cars
1-HG Dobbs
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5 1935-07-13 track 'd' 1500cc voiturettes Nuffield Trophy
1-Pat Fairfield, 2-Percy Maclure, 3-Douglas Briault, 4-Freddie Dixon 5-B Bira, 6-Doreen Evans
60 laps; 20 starters/6 finishers; handicap
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6 1935-10-05 track 'd' Donington GP
1-Richard Shuttleworth, 2-Earl Howe, 3-Charlie Martin, 4-Bill Everitt / Gino Rovere, 5-B Bira, 6-Roy Eccles / Pat Fairfield
120 laps
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7 1936-- track 'd' sports cars
(handicap)
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8 1936-03-21 track 'd' sports cars
(handicap)
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9 1936-04-04 track 'd' Empire Trophy
100 laps; handicap
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10 1936-04-15 track 'd'
1-Dick Seaman
date approx.
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11 1936-05-09 track 'd' Derby & District Motor Club
1-Dick Seaman
10 laps
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12 1936-07-04 track 'd' 1500cc voiturettes Nuffield Trophy
1-Charlie Martin, 2-Arthur Dobson 3-Peter Whitehead/Peter Walker, 4-Horace Dobbs, 5-B Bira, 6-Francis Howe
60 laps; 21 starters/10 finishers; handicap
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13 1936-08-29 track 'd' GP JCC 200
1-Dick Seaman, 2-Earl Howe, 3-Douglas Briault/Kenneth Evans, 4-George Cholmondeley-Tapper, 5-Christopher Staniland, 6-Darcy Taylor
77 laps; 21 starters/10 finishers
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14 1936-10-03 track 'd' GP Donington GP
1-Hans Rüesch/Dick Seaman, 2-Charlie Martin, 3-Peter Whitehead/Peter Walker, 4-Reggie Tongue, 5-B Bira, 6-Austin Dobson
120 laps; 22 starters/15 finishers
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15 1937-04-10 track 'd' British Empire Trophy
1-Raymond Mays
(handicap)
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16 1937-06-12 track 'd' Nuffield Trophy
1-Pat Fairfield
(handicap)
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17 1937-07-24 track 'd' sports cars Donington 12 Hours
1-B Bira/Hector Dobbs
fatal: Maurice Bilney
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18 1937-08-28 track 'd' Formula Libre JCC 200 Mile Race
1-Arthur Dobson, 2-B Bira, 3-Peter Whitehead, 4-John Wakefield, 5-Antony Powys-Lybbe, 6-Percy Maclure
77 laps; 17 starters/9 finishers
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19 1937-09-04 track 'd' sports cars RAC Tourist Trophy
1-Gianfranco Comotti, 2-René LeBègue, 3-B Bira, 4-Barnes, 5-Paul/Mongin, 6-Black
(handicap) 100 laps
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20 1937-10-02 track 'd' Donington GP
1-Bernd Rosemeyer, 2-Manfred von Brauchitsch, 3-Rudolf Caracciola, 4-Hermann Müller, 5-Rudolf Hasse, 6-B Bira
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21 1938-10-22 track 'd' Donington GP
1-Tazio Nuvolari, 2-Hermann Lang, 3-Dick Seaman, 4-Hermann Müller, 5-Manfred von Brauchitsch, 6-Arthur Dobson
80 laps
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22 1939-06-10 track 'd' 1500cc voiturettes Nuffield Trophy
1-B Bira, 2-Raymond Mays, 3-Peter Whitehead, 4-Bob Ansell/Brian Shawe-Taylor, 5-Charlie Dobson, 6-Con Pollock
64 laps; 17 starters/9 finishers
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23 1977-10-30 track 'b' European Formula 2 Championship BRSCC Formula 2 Trophy
1-Bruno Giacomelli, 2-Keke Rosberg, 3-Didier Pironi, 4-Marc Surer, 5-Danny Sullivan, 6-René Arnoux
65 laps
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24 1978-06-25 track 'b' European Formula 2 Championship £50,000 European Championship Trophy
1-Keke Rosberg, 2-Piero Necchi, 3-Marc Surer, 4-Ingo Hoffmann, 5-Manfred Winkelhock, 6-Rad Dougall
80 laps (2x40)
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25 1979-08-19 track 'b' European Formula 2 Championship £50,000 European Championship Trophy
1-Derek Daly, 2-Marc Surer, 3-Stephen South, 4-Brian Henton, 5-Eje Elgh, 6-Oscar Pedersoli
65 laps
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26 1981-08-16 track 'b' European Formula 2 Championship John Howitt Trophy
1-Geoff Lees, 2-Corrado Fabi, 3-Manfred Winkelhock, 4-Stefan Johansson, 5-Mike Thackwell, 6-Johnny Cecotto
70 laps
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27 1982-07-04 track 'b' European Formula 2 Championship John Howitt Trophy
1-Corrado Fabi, 2-Johnny Cecotto, 3-Jonathan Palmer, 4-Beppe Gabbiani, 5-Philippe Streiff, 6-Stefan Bellof
70 laps
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28 1983-06-25 track 'b' European Formula 2 Championship Donington Park European F2 Trophy
1-Jonathan Palmer, 2-Mike Thackwell, 3-Philippe Streiff, 4-Kazuyoshi Hoshino, 5-Christian Danner, 6-Dave Scott
70 laps
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29 1984-08-27 track 'b' European Formula 2 Championship Derby Evening Telegraph Trophy
1-Roberto Moreno, 2-Emanuele Pirro, 3-Christian Danner, 4-Mike Thackwell, 5-Thierry Tassin, 6-Pierre Chauvet
70 laps
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30 1985-09-22 track 'a' FIA Formula 3000 Championship
1-Christian Danner, 2-Mario Hytten, 3-Ivan Capelli, 4-Michel Ferté, 5-Philippe Streiff, 6-Alain Ferté
40 laps
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31 1987-06-28 track 'a' FIA Formula 3000 Championship
1-Luis Perez Sala, 2-Stefano Modena, 3-Pierre-Henri Raphanel, 4-Roberto Moreno, 5-Michel Trolle, 6-Michel Ferté
50 laps
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32 1990-04-22 track 'a' FIA Formula 3000 Championship Donington 200 Gold Cup
1-Erik Comas, 2-Andrea Chiesa, 3-John Jones, 4-Antonio Tamburini, 5-Richard Dean, 6-Eric van de Poele
50 laps
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33 1993-04-11 track 'a' Formula One World Drivers' Championship European GP
1-Ayrton Senna, 2-Damon Hill, 3-Alain Prost, 4-Johnny Herbert, 5-Riccardo Patrese, 6-Fabrizio Barbazza
76 laps
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34 1993-05-03 track 'a' FIA Formula 3000 Championship Tom Wheatcroft Cup
1-Olivier Beretta, 2-Pedro Lamy, 3-Olivier Panis, 4-Massimiliano Papis, 5-Paul Stewart, 6-Giampiero Simoni
46 laps
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35 2014-00-00 track 'a'