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Motorsport at Castle Combe Circuit

PUBLISHED: 10:57 16 May 2014 | UPDATED: 15:08 20 May 2015

Ferrari White Knuckle Passenger Ride / Photo: Chris Harrison

Ferrari White Knuckle Passenger Ride / Photo: Chris Harrison

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Promotional feature: Castle Combe Circuit opened in the summer of 1950 and is one of the longest established circuits in the UK, attracting over 250,000 visitors each year to its selection of events both on and off track.

Retro Race Meeting 2013 - BMW / Photo: Tim CrispRetro Race Meeting 2013 - BMW / Photo: Tim Crisp

Notable motorsport ‘giants’ who have raced at the Circuit over the years include Sir Stirling Moss, Nigel Mansell, Ayrton Senna and David Coulthard to name but a few.

2014 sees a range of motorsport action including Father’s (Satur)Day Race Meeting on Saturday June 14, the Retro Race Weekend on June 12 and July 13, the August Bank Holiday Monday Race Meeting on August 25 and more. Expect wheel-to-wheel action and nail-biting finishes, large grids and viewing just metres from the circuit.

Whitsun Race Meeting - Aero Morgans 2 / Photo: Mike Stokes (Trackside Images)Whitsun Race Meeting - Aero Morgans 2 / Photo: Mike Stokes (Trackside Images)

For those interested in getting on the track, Castle Combe Circuit has a variety of driving experiences on offer along with a range of cars to take for a spin, from the single seater Formula Fords through to the Lotus Elise. There are also white knuckle passenger rides in the Lotus Elise and Ferrari Modena or Car Track Days where you bring your car and they provide the instruction and the circuit.

Full details and the 2014 events calendar can be found at www.castlecombecircuit.co.uk or by telephoning 01249 782417.

Castle Combe Circuit is situated just outside of Chippenham on the B4039 and is approximately 10 minutes south of the M4, Junction 17.

Lotus Elise / Photo: Jim GaisfordLotus Elise / Photo: Jim Gaisford

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