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Vintage Sport Car Festival at Cadwell

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v1This weekend Lincolnshire’s Cadwell Park is holding the Vintage Car Sports Festival organised by the Vintage Sports Car Club.

The club organises races for the cars from motorsport’s pioneering age, where Edwardian era machinery can be found along with sport and racing cars from the inter war years, and drivers from the inter war years.

Entries at the events regularly feature cars that have raced in famous international races such as Le Mans.

The track holds major events such as MSE Insurance British Super Bike Championship. This event travels all around Britain. During 2009 8,000,000 watched the 310 hours of the BSB racing.

For 1952, the circuit was extended to one and a quarter miles with the addition of Mansfield Corner. In 1952 the circuit was extended to one and a quarter miles with the addition of Mansfield Corner. Some of the motorcycle meetings also featured Formula 3 races. However, regular car meetings didn’t take place until May 1962, after Charles Wilkinson purchased some adjoining land and extended the circuit length to 2.176 mile/ 3.49 km.

Cadwell Park is the most important racing circuit in the county of Lincolnshire. The track holds track days for people with their own motorbikes and track day cars.

For more information about Cadwell Park visit cadwellpark.co.uk

 

Will, Year 7

Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar, Alford