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Castle Donington in Leicestershire is home to Donington Park and just around the corner from East Midlands airport.

Donington Park is one of Britain's most popular racing circuits and the venue for many exciting and prestigious events, including the British Motorcycle Grand Prix, Download music festival, British Touring Car Championships and World Superbikes. From 2010, the British Formula 1 Grand Prix will come to Donington too.

At Holiday Extras® we can bring you a guide to events taking place at Donington Park during 2009. Traffic is likely to be heavier around event dates and may affect those travelling to the airport.

If you're flying from East Midlands airport on any of these dates please remember to allow extra travel time to avoid any congestion.

Donington 2009 Events Calendar

  • Mar 28-29 - Motorsix: Inter Nations Motorcycle Challenge
  • Apr 4 - MG Car Club Championships
  • Apr 5 - Historic Sports Car Club Trophy Races
  • Apr 18-19 - MSVR Car Championships
  • Apr 25-26 - British F3 GT Championships
  • May 2-3 - Brit Car Series
  • May 4 - Aston Martin Owners Club Championships
  • May 9-10 - The Masters Classic
  • May 16 -17 - British Touring Car Championship
  • May 23-25 - British Superbike Championship
  • May 30-31 - BikeRadar Live
  • Jun 6-7 - BRSCC Car Championship
  • June 12-14 - Download Festival
  • Jun 20-21 - Donington Park Revival 2009
  • Jun 26-28 - FIM World Superbike Championship
  • Jul 4-5 - Dunlop Great and British Festival
  • Jul 24-26 - British Moto Grand Prix
  • Aug 1-2 - European Superleague Formula
  • Aug 8-9 - Truck Race Festival
  • Aug 15-16 - FIA Formula 2 Championship
  • Sep 6 - Richard Seaman Vintage Trophies Meeting

Please note Those events listed in bold are the busiest and traffic is likely to be heavier.

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