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2016 RACES

SILVERSTONE GP

Northamptonshire

Currently the home of the Formula 1 Santander British Grand Prix, this former wartime airfield circuit can boast being one of the world’s foremost motorsport venues. In 2010 MCE BSB raced on the new Arena GP circuit for the first time.

APR 8,9,10

DATE

3.6673m

MILES

OULTON PARK INTERNATIONAL

Cheshire

Built into the natural contours of the Cheshire countryside, Oulton Park's combination of stunning scenery and spectacular racing make it one of the most

 picturesque and best-loved circuits for spectators

and competitors alike. BTCC, the Cheshire track hosts

two rounds of the British Superbike Championship

 and the ever-popular British F3/GT.

APR 30, MAY 1,2

DATE

2.6920m

MILES

BRANDS HATCH INDY

Kent

One of the world's most iconic sporting venues, Brands Hatch plays host to a multitude of prestigious motorsport events on both two and four wheels. A natural

amphitheater offering unrivalled views of the action

from various vantage points, Brands Hatch is known

 as Britain's best loved motor racing circuit.

MAY 20,21,22

DATE

1.20739m

MILES

KNOCKHILL

Fife

Knockhill has over 40 years as Scotland’s National Motorsport Centre and host to UK’s top televised motorsport car and bike events. Knockhill is a versatile venue, with their famous 1.3 mile long circuit, hillside rally stage, 4x4 off road track, 500m outdoor Karting circuit, Skid Pan, 2 restaurants and conferencing facilities makes Knockhill the perfect choice for all events.

JUN 24,25,26

DATE

1.2713m

MILES

SNETTERTON 300

Norfolk

Snetterton has undergone somewhat of a renaissance during the recent years following a multi-million pound redevelopment project at the start of 2011, which was met with rave reviews from both spectators and competitors alike. Drawing inspiration from iconic motorsport corners such as Monza's Parabolica and the Montreal Hairpin, the Snetterton 300 circuit hosts the British Touring Car Championship, British Superbike Championship and

British F3 and GT Championships.

JULY 8,9,10

DATE

2.99m

MILES

THRUXTON

Hampshire

Originally built in 1940 as RAF Thruxton, a World War II airfield and home to both the RAF and USAF, the site was used for troop-carrying aircraft and gliders during the D-Day landings. In 1946, it was decommissioned and from 1950 it was used for motorsport. Motorcycling was the first sport to be staged there. Thruxton is one of the fastest circuits on the British Superbike Championship calendar and one which has hosted events as varied as World Endurance motorcycles, European F2 cars and trucks.

JULY  22,23,24

DATE

2.3560m

MILES

BRANDS HATCH GP

Kent

Brands Hatch is one of the most iconic sporting venues

 in the world and can lay claim to being the busiest race circuit in Europe. Having undergone a series of major improvements in the recent years, the Kent Circuit

now attracts some of the biggest international events

 on the calendar.

AUG  5,6,7

DATE

2.4333m

MILES

CADWELL PARK

Lincolnshire

A real mecca for bike fans, Cadwell Park hosts the biggest round of the MCE British Superbike Championship, with thousands of spectators travelling to the circuit fondly nicknamed the ‘Mini-Nurburgring’ every August Bank Holiday weekend. Cadwell Park is probably most famous for ‘the Mountain’, where bikes frequently get airbourne, and it’s the striking mix of twists, cambers and gradients that have led to the circuit’s burgeoning popularity over the years.

AUG  27,28,29

DATE

2.1800m

MILES

OULTON PARK INTERNATIONAL

(TRIPLE HEADER)

Cheshire

*Triple Header.

Widely acknowledged as the most picturesque race circuit in the country, Oulton Park is recognized as much for its stunning surroundings as the spectacular racing that takes place on its hallowed tarmac. Voted the best UK circuit by MCE BSB fans in 2007, Oulton Park features rapidly changing gradients and blint crests, and presents a supreme challenge to riders.

SEPT  9,10,11

DATE

2.6920m

MILES

DONINGTON PARK GP

Leicestershire

Donington Park GP*: Donington Park hosts the first

 round of the 2015 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship, with a world class field of riders looking to start their season in style.

SEPT 16,17,18

DATE

2.4873m

MILES

TT CIRCUIT ASSEN

The Netherlands

Assen circuit is steeped in motorcycle racing history and has been an iconic track for fans across Europe and renowned as ‘The Cathedral’. Assen has rapid changes in direction, and is fully surrounded by grass banks and grandstands, providing excellent viewing for the thousands of spectators who visit.

SEPT  30, OCT 1,2

DATE

2.822m

MILES

BRANDS HATCH GP

(TRIPLE HEADER)

Kent

Having undergone a series of major improvements in recent years, the Kent circuit now attracts some of the biggest international events on the calendar. Ever since starting out as a dirt track motorcycle circuit in 1926, Brands Hatch has been characterized by its natural amphitheater, with virtually the entire ‘Indy’ configuration visible from the spectator banking and grandstands.

OCT  14,15,16

DATE

2.4333m

MILES

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