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With Covid reportedly producing milder symptoms, the Government’s promise of no more lockdowns, and event organisers offering more flexibility and/or insurance cover in the event of cancellation, we can all start to feel a little more confident about making plans, parting with our hard-earned cash, and giving ourselves something to look forward to in 2022.

To make it easier for you to find an event that may appeal, we have short-listed what we feel to be the best car events so far confirmed for 2022.

 Car Events in 2022

2022 WRC

Unfortunately it appears the UK has failed to make an appearance on the 2022 calendar. There is, however, one current vacant date in late August which could be ours for the taking. However, the word is that it will be held in Northern Ireland, not Wales. So if you are a rally fan you may want to keep 18-21st August free, just in case we get lucky!

Practical Classics – Classic Car & Restoration Show

18-20 March 2022
Birmingham NEC

The Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show is the show to attend whether you are looking to reignite your passion for cars, finish a restoration project or simply want to reminisce with family and friends over the beautiful completed classic cars on display.

The event brings together 1000+ cars on display; 150+ car clubs representing a wide variety of marques and models; 250+ exhibitors and autojumblers including restoration companies, services providers and product suppliers; the Classic Car Auction; celebrities; car competitions; practical workshops on restoration skills and lots more.

Admission:
See website for details:
https://www.necrestorationshow.com/


The Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship (Rounds 1,2,3)

23-24 April 2022
Donington Park National Circuit

The Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship kicks off its 2022 season on the Donington Park National circuit, with three races this spring.

This will be the start of a new era for the BTCC as the series welcomes the latest generation of hybrid cars. Machinery from Toyota, BMW, Honda and more is expected to appear, with many of the country’s leading drivers behind the wheel.

The meeting will feature a full support programme too, with a wide range of one-make tin top, GT and single-seater races.

For all Championship race dates and to book tickets visit https://www.btcc.net/2021/06/30/2022-btcc-calendar-announced/

 

Retro Rides Weekender 22

21-22 May 2022
Goodwood Motor Circuit
Nr. Chichester
Sussex PO18 0PX

The cream of whats big in the retro car world – from mild to wild, the Weekender has it all! Unique paddock displays, sprint track action on the Saturday, auto solo on the Sunday. Retro cars on display all over the site on both days.

Admission:
See website for details:
https://www.trybooking.com/uk/events/landing?eid=23012&

 

Castle Combe Circuit Events 2022

Castle Combe Circuit
Chippenham
Wiltshire SN14 7EY

Spring Action Day
2nd April 2022

Summer Action Day
21 May 2022

Mini Action Day
25 June 2022

Featuring gripping non-stop track action, awesome paddock displays, thrilling drifting demos, public track time, club displays and a bustling trade village.

Admission:
See website for details:
https://castlecombecircuit.co.uk/shows

 

PlusFourFour Automotive The Show 2022

29 May 2022
Hartham Park
Hartham Lane
Corsham

With room for upto 750 selected show cars from the UK and Europe. New for 2022 is the Meguiars Lawn, a selected area situated right in front of the main stage on the lovely grounds of Hartham park. Also, there will be more `traders along with a food court area, Live displays, Live DJ, Kids area, Awards, and much more.

Admission:
See website for details:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/plusfourfour-automotive-the-show-2022-tickets-203944221657

 

The Goodwood Festival of Speed

23-26th June 2022
Goodwood House
Nr. Chichester
Sussex PO18 0PX

The Festival of Speed is the largest motoring garden party in the world - a unique summer weekend that brings together a heady mix of cars, stars and motorsport ‘royalty’ to create the largest car culture event in the world.

Held in the beautiful parkland surroundings of Goodwood House, the Festival of Speed is an intoxicating celebration of the world's most glamorous sport. Nowhere else will you get so close to the cars and bikes as they blast up the Hillclimb track; nowhere else will you enjoy such unrestricted access to the machines and the drivers who made them famous.

The amazing Future Lab will wow event-goers, as will the latest supercars in action on the Hill, and the world’s leading manufacturers launching their latest cars. Electric Avenue is the place to immerse yourself in the world of electric mobility, back after its debut in 2021.

Admission:
See website for details:
https://ticketing.goodwood.com/PagesPublic/UserControlled/UserDefined.aspx?page=Festival-of-Speed

 

Formula 1 British Grand Prix 2022

1-3 July 2022
Silverstone

It’s not just a race weekend, it’s a festival for over 300,000 fans, with great entertainment, chart topping music artists, amazing street food and an unforgettable atmosphere.

Admission:
General admission tickets for Sunday and Weekend are now sold out. There is limited availability on grandstand seats and the Exclusive Enclosures.
See website for details
https://www.silverstone.co.uk/events/formula-1-british-grand-prix/prices

 

Beaulieu Supercar Weekend

Saturday 6-7 August 2022
10am to 5pm
Beaulieu
New Forest
Hampshire SO42 7ZN

Back again for 2022! Beaulieu's Supercar Weekend has grown to its current two-day format with over 900 vehicles on display. It’s a must for all supercar enthusiasts, providing an opportunity to get almost close enough to touch these impressive motors.

As well as being an opportunity to see an array of supercars, there’s also the opportunity to enjoy all that Beaulieu has to offer. Your entry includes admission to all the Beaulieu attractions including The National Motor Museum, World of Top Gear, Little Beaulieu, Palace House, Beaulieu Abbey and more.

Admission:
See website for details:
https://www.beaulieu.co.uk/events/beaulieu-supercar-weekend/

 

The British Motor Show

18-21st August 2022
Farnborough Airport
Farnborough
Hampshire

A full weekend of entertainment keeping the whole family mesmerised by the beauty and glamour of fantastic super cars, awe-inspired by the antics of the Live Arena, and leaving smiles on the faces of children days after the show.

The show has one of the most impressive collections of supercars you will see in one place this year. You can get up close and personal to a unique collection of super-rare and ultra-expensive cars from Lamborghini to Ferrari, Porsche to McLaren and so many more.

Go karting experiences, under 17 driving lessons, slot car racing, sporting bears, family zone, giant Scalextric, car wrapping and car maintenance for kids.

Admission:
See website for details:
https://thebritishmotorshow.live/

 

Silverstone Classic

26-28 August 2022
Silverstone Race Circuit

The Classic experience for the whole family over the August bank holiday weekend. The best line-up of thrilling motorsport from the ‘20s through to the ‘00s, incredible live music line-up, delicious festival food, and a packed programme of entertainment!

Admission:
See website for details:
https://www.silverstone.co.uk/events/the-classic

 

CarFest South

26-28 August 2022
Laverstoke Farm
Overton Road
Winchester
RG25 3DR

CarFest was created by Chris Evans to help raise funds for Uk Children’s Charities. Carfest is the largest family fundraising festival in the UK.

CarFest South is situated on 2,500 acres of farm owned by ex-racing driver and 1979 F1 Champion, Jody Scheckter.

Admire the fastest cars, enjoy performances from some of the UK’s best artists, bands and DJs, and get involved with incredible food demonstrations and meet a host of the UK’s TV, theatre, music and sports legends.

Admission:
See website for details:
https://carfest.org/

 

Concours of Elegance

2-4 September 2022
Hampton Court Palace

This event brings together a selection of 60 of the rarest cars from around the world – many of which will never have been seen before in the UK.

Complementing the Concours of Elegance will be displays of hundreds of other fine motor cars, including entrants to The Club Trophy.

Admission:
See website for details:
https://concoursofelegance.co.uk/

 

Goodwood Revival

16-18th September 2022
Goodwood House
Nr. Chichester
Sussex PO18 0PX

The smell of engines mingles with the roar of iconic race cars at Goodwood Revival, a three-day September festival celebrating the halcyon days of motor racings with the accompanying glamour of the 1940s, 50s and 60s.  It’s an unabashed celebration of flat-out wheel-to-wheel racing around the only classic racetrack in the world in its original form.

Admission:
See website for details:
https://ticketing.goodwood.com/PagesPublic/UserControlled/UserDefined.aspx?page=Goodwood-Revival

 

West Green House Classic Car Show

18 September 2022
West Green House Gardens
Thackham’s Lane
Near Hartley Wintney
Hook
Hampshire RG27 8JB

An event close to our hearts and one we sponsor and attend every year! At this popular annual show, we welcome all the classic car enthusiasts to bring their loved and treasured cars to display in the parkland in front of West Green House.

It’s a relaxing day to view the cars, indulge in an all-day breakfast or sit back and listen to our lunchtime concert on the hay bales with West Green favourites The Roxy Dots.

Stroll to the gardens and lunch in the Tea Room or linger by the display of high-performance luxury Super Cars, the low-slung custom-built McLaren, Ferrari, Lamborghini and Porsche cars that always thrill and entice.

A family day with a Best in Show prize and a vote for the most popular classic car.

Admission:
See website for details:
https://westgreenhousegardens.ticketsolve.com/shows/1173609985