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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Bank Holiday Hovercraft racing at Hacketts Lake Holme Pierrepont

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Round 1 of the National & European Hovercraft Racing Championships takes place at Hacketts Lake, near Holme Pierrepont on May Bank Holiday weekend.

Entry still JUST £10 per car and £2.50 per person (Cyclists, motorcycles etc)

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No need to pre order tickets just pay on the day.

Your chance to meet all the drivers during paddock open sessions between sets of racing on Saturday ,Sunday or Monday, including champions from all the formulas who will be pleased to show you their craft and explain a little about how they work.

Come along and watch the amazing spectacle, as some of the greatest drivers race against each other at hair raising speeds of up to 60MPH!

There will be thrills and spills as the daredevil drivers push their craft to the limit.

For the public the views will be great with almost all of the circuit visible from the two main viewing areas.

There will be food and drink stalls as well as welfare facilities all day each day. You can bring your own food and drink if you prefer –why not have a picnic on the grass, bring chairs or blankets and make yourselves comfortable.

 

May 26th, 27th and 28th, 2018

Racing starts at around 12.30 Saturday, 11.30 Sunday and Monday with practice sessions running earlier.

There are 2 sets of races for all the 7 classes of craft, so you can see up to 16 races, each race taking about 10 minutes to run with a little time to set up the grid for the next race each time.

For more info visit website.

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