Festival of Porsche returns to Brands Hatch this September for a special celebration of Germany’s most iconic sports car manufacturer, complete with racing, demonstrations and displays.
The event’s return, for the first time since 2014, is ideally timed as it coincides with the 70th anniversary of the founding of Porsche.
On-track action will be headlined by Porsche Club GB’s very own Porsche Club Championship, starring a wide range of the manufacturer’s race-prepared cars across a number of classes. The Porsche Classic Restoracing Competition has launched this year to celebrate 20 years of the Porsche Boxster. To celebrate this milestone, Porsche Centres across the UK are sourcing and restoring 986 Boxster S models to race in a dedicated championship, with a pair of twenty five minute races. There will also be racing action from a selection of 4-Cyclinder Porsche cars, together with a round of the Porsche Club Speed Championship.
Significant racing cars from the manufacturer’s past will appear too, including the three-times Le Mans winning Porsche 919 Hybrid, taking to the track for special demonstration runs on the Indy circuit. The last Festival of Porsche featured appearances from Le Mans-winning Porsche 956s and 962s, and a whole host of other famous, mouth-watering Porsche cars will be on display in the garages to view throughout the day - plus some will be involved on-track for special demonstrations. In addition to the main race day on the Sunday, Festival of Porsche’s activities will include a Porsche Club member’s soiree on the Saturday night.
Porsche Le Mans winners Derek Bell and Nick Tandy will be starring at the event, together with the famous Porsche collector - the ‘Urban Outlaw’ Magnus Walker, and Porsche Carrera Cup GB star, Daniel Harper. All will be on-hand for autograph sessions and interviews at the event.