Kids get in free for BTCC

Andrew Jordan leading Silverstone BTCC 2012 for PirtekRacing
Andrew Jordan leading Silverstone BTCC 2012 for PirtekRacing

A paying adult can take upto four children to the penultimate round of the British Touring Car Championship at Silverstone next weekend.

With five drivers still in contention the Silverstone BTCC round between Friday September 27 and Sunday 29, will lay the ground for an exciting climax to the season.

The on track action will also feature an array of support races and a chance for fans to mix with their favourite drivers and teams, with free and open access to the BTCC paddock.

Grandstand access is available at no extra cost for all ticket holders and parking at the venue is free.

Monster Energy’s Gymkhana GRID, created by American rallying legend Ken Block, will be taking place in one of Silverstone’s main car park areas at the entrance to the venue on Saturday and Sunday. Pitching the UK’s best budding drift drivers against each other in head to head battles.

Richard Phillips, Managing Director of Silverstone Circuits Limited, said: “This year’s penultimate British Touring Car Championship round at Silverstone promises to be another fantastic event on the calendar, with closely-fought title battles on track and no less than sixteen races taking place over the weekend.

“We are also very excited to welcome Monster Energy’s Gymkhana GRID, inspired and created by Ken Block, to Silverstone, which promises to provide dramatic, exciting autocross entertainment for all the family.

“Combine all this with an open paddock and our kids go free offer it will be an action-packed weekend not to be missed.”

Tickets for the 2013 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at Silverstone are available at advance prices until noon on Thursday, September 26 via www.silverstone.co.uk or 0844 3728 260.

After this time they will be available at ‘on the gate’ prices.

Free child tickets are for children aged 15 years and under at the time of the Event. Children using a child ticket must be accompanied by a full paying adult. Each full paying adult may bring up to a maximum of four children.