FREE Entry for kids under 13
FREE General car parking
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Radio Brands on 87.7FM
Giant TV screens
Trade zone and food outlets
The MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship's midsummer
party at Brands Hatch (this weekend - 19-21 July) is one of the
most popular events of the year, taking place at the sport's
The riders head out onto the Grand Prix loop for the first time this year on Saturday, with plenty of action out on the long straights and fast corners, before heading into the carnival atmosphere of the Indy section. With the showdown now on the horizon, the title battle is sure to intensify in the summer heat, with Alex Lowes, Josh Brookes, Ryuichi Kiyonari and James Ellison among those aiming to stop Shakey Byrne from becoming the most successful rider in the championship's history!
A packed support programme of races plus demos, displays and live music will also provide superb entertainment throughout the weekend - don't miss the biggest event of the summer!
MCE British Superbike ChampionshipMCE BSB is regarded as the world's leading domestic bike championship. The machines can reach 200mph and are piloted by some of the best riders on the planet, whilst the racing is fierce and frenetic, attracting a huge following in the UK and beyond.
Motorpoint British Supersport ChampionshipWith a selection of leading manufacturers and riders assembled on the grid, the BSB’s leading support category is a top class series in its own right.
Pirelli National Superstock 1000 ChampionshipThe Pirelli National Superstock 1000 is a series fast developing a reputation for producing top class talent. Many past competitors have graduated to BSB level, so the current crop will be keen to emulate their performances!
Pirelli National Superstock 600 ChampionshipThis is the Junior of the two Superstock classes and allows grids of aspiring young riders aged between 16 and 25 cutting their teeth before moving up to the next level.
Ducati TriOptions CupThis one-make series is open to the Ducati 848 and Ducati 848 EVO, and serves up a feast for lovers of the legendary Italian marque.
Motul British MotostarRiders as young as 13 can compete in this series featuring predominantly 125GP bikes, though 2012 also saw the introduction of Moto3 machines. The class class remains the last bastion of two stroke power for young rider development.
British Sidecar ChampionshipUnlike anything else on the MCE BSB package, these beasts have three wheels and two riders. With one man at the helm and the other dancing around to maintain the balance, this offers a very unique form of motorised entertainment.
Triumph Triple ChallengeA competitive one-make series with factory backing. Riders here will be pushing hard to earn a prize ride in the Supersport Cup or Superstock 600. A grid of Triumph Daytona 675Rs take to the track in a battle of the British bruisers.
MCE British Superbike Championship
Motorpoint British Supersport Championship
Pirelli National Superstock 1000 Championship
Pirelli National Superstock 600 Championship
Ducati TriOptions Cup
Motul British Motostar
British Sidecar Championship
Triumph Triple Challenge
|Saturday Paddock Hill Grandstand||-||£5||-||£5||-||£5|
|Sunday Paddock Hill Grandstand||-||£15||-||£15||-||£15|
|Sunday Pit Straight Grandstand||-||£12||-||£12||-||£12|
|Sunday Hailwoods Grandstand||-||£10||-||£10||-||£10|
|Sunday Desire Wilson Grandstand||-||£8||-||£8||-||£8|
|Weekend Camping - per person||-||£25||-||FREE||-||£25|
PLEASE NOTE: If you have ordered advance tickets you will need to bring your original tickets to the circuit as copies and receipts are not accepted. All advance tickets have now been dispatched and were sent by either Recorded or Special Delivery, meaning a signature is required. In the rare instance that your tickets have not arrived in time you will need to purchase them at the gate price and obtain a refund after the event by returning the gate ticket stubs and your original tickets to the venue office. Please have your tickets separated before arriving at the gate.
The MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship with a packed support programme of races including: Motorpoint British Supersport, Monster Energy British Motostar, Pirelli National Superstock 1000 and Superstock 600 in association with Black Horse, Triumph Triple Challenge, Ducati 848 Challenge and the Eastern Airways British Sidecar Championship.
Please note: race meeting content is subject to change.
WHAT ELSE IS HAPPENING AT MCE BSB?
INCH PERFECT DISPLAY TEAM (SATURDAY 10:45, 14:15 & SUNDAY 10:45, 14:15)
Inch Perfect Trials Display are a professional, fun and exciting motorcyle team who will be providing a breath taking first class family display.
The stunt riders will be performing tricks and jumps and a whole variety of manoeuvres that you wouldn't think is possible.
Motorcycle Trials combines balance, skill and extreme motorcycle control resulting in one of the most spectacular displays you've ever seen! This is a display not to be missed.
Location: Grass area next to Main Entrance along Colin Chapman Way.
BRITTEN'S PARADE (SATURDAY & SUNDAY)
The legendary Norton Manx Motorcycles will take pride of place on Britten's Parade throughout the weekend.
The combination of the double overhead cam engine of the Manx melded with the revolutionary 'featherbed' frame launched Norton to the very front of the Isle of Man TT race. the bike gained near mythical status in the hands of riders like Geoff Duke and Harold Daniel.
This parade is hugely popular with our spectators.
Location: Next to the Kentagon Restaurant by the Paddock entrance.
BRITTEN V1000 DEMONSTRATION (SATURDAY 15.50 & SUNDAY 13:03)
The extraordinary Britten V1000 will take to the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit for some unique demonstration laps over the weekend. Spectators will be able to get a unique glimpse of the iconic machine. Despite being bulit on a limited budget by John Britten and a group of friends, the bike won the battle of the Twins in Daytona, USA and set a number of world records.
LORIS CAPIROSSI'S 990cc MARLBORO DUCATI DESMOSEDICI (SUNDAY 13:03)
On Sunday, the Grand Prix circuit is set to reverberate to the sound of Loris Capirossi's stunning 990cc Marlboro Ducati Desmosedici MotoGP Bike. This bike took Loris Capirossi to victory at the 2005 Japanese Grand Prix at Motegi.
On Friday night, dance the night away at the Kentagon Disco featuring a full range bar. On Saturday night, in the marquee adjacent to the Kentagon, a great three band line up will keep you entertained deep into the evening. Muddy Rivers Blues & Soul Band, Fats Walters Band and Delaney will provide an amazing night of live music.
Check out Brands Hatch new adventure playground, which features a motorsport theme and has equipment for children of all ages from toddler to 14.
There are climbing frames, swings and much more!
Our adventure playground is sure to to keep the children busy throughout the day.
Location: To the right of the Kentagon Restaurant
AMUSEMENT ARCADE (FRIDAY,SATURDAY & SUNDAY)
Think you can do better than the guys on the track? Why not have a go in Brands Hatch Amusement Arcade where you can play some of the greatest driving games.
The Amusement Arcade is fun family entertainment where you can feel part of the event weekend!
Location: Behind the Brabham Stewart Suites
FUN ZONE (SUNDAY)
Throughout the weekend, the Brands Hatch Fun Zone will
offer an assortment of exciting rides and activities
for the whole family including:
The Fun Zone is sure to keep the whole family entertained throughout the day.
Location: Colin Chapman Way opposite the Pit Straight Grandstand.
Click here for general circuit information, including directions, accommodation and address/contact details.
What time do the gates open?
Gates open at 8am on the Friday and Saturday and 7am on Sunday.
What time does the campsite open?
The campsite opens at 12:00 on the day preceding the first event day. The campsite closes at 2100 on raceday, after which time no facilities are available. Campers will be required to vacate the campsite by 12:00 the day after raceday.
How much does it cost to park?
Parking is free of charge for all public car parks. If you wish to park on Southbank (the large grassed area opposite Cooper Straight) the charge is £2 per car on the Saturday and £5 per car on the Sunday. Please note: Southbank will not be open on the Friday. If you plan on parking on Southbank you will need to display a pass. Please click here to download one.
Can I get in to the Paddock and Pit
There are no restrictions on access to the Support Race Paddock. Access to the Pit Lane is restricted to officials and BSB team personnel only.
Is there Disabled Parking and Viewing
Blue Badge holders may park free of charge inside the venue in the area immediately opposite the Megastore near Paddock Hill Bend. Badge holders may also park free of charge on Southbank.
There is a wheelchair viewing area in Paddock Hill Grandstand with free of charge access to wheelchair users plus one carer. Any additional carers, friends or family must be in possession of a valid grandstand ticket. Please contact our ticket office on 0843 453 9000 to reserve space in the wheelchair viewing area.
What happens if my tickets don't arrive in
All tickets are sent by Royal Mail Recorded or Special Delivery, meaning a signature is required. In the rare instance that your tickets have not arrived in time you will need to purchase them at the gate price and obtain a refund after the event by returning the gate ticket stubs and your original tickets to the ticket office at the address below:
MotorSport Vision Centre
Brands Hatch Circuit
Are animals permitted anywhere on
No animals are permitted anywhere on site. Guide/assistance dogs are the only exception.
What age do I have to be to qualify for a Senior Citizen discount?
We offer a discount to our guests that are aged 65 and over.
I have a Grade D ticket. Where can I find a list of events and can I upgrade my ticket?
You can find a list of eligible Grade D events by clicking
What is MSV's ticket refund policy?
The ticketholder shall only be entitled to a refund or exchange (at MSV's election) if an event is cancelled in its entirety prior to its commencement of the Event for reason(s) that are within the reasonable control of MSV.
Event tickets may not be sold, resold, donated, transferred or in any way disposed of without prior written permission from MSV.
How can I get media accrediation for race events?
Please visit our dedicated media site to apply for accreditation at media.msv.com