British Holiday Information

Ex-Formula 1 stars to race at Brands Hatch

A quartet of legendary F1 drivers will compete at Brands Hatch next weekend (Saturday 4 September), when the new VW Scirocco Cup supports the DTM German Touring Car Championship at the Kent circuit.

Martin Brundle, Johnny Herbert, Derek Bell and Mark Blundell will make a one-off appearance during the series’ UK debut, which features identical specification bio natural gas powered Scirocco R-Cup machinery.

Between them, the quartet has a wealth of motorsport experience, including 389 Grand Prix starts and an impressive seven victories in the Le Mans 24 Hours sportscar endurance race. ??Brands Hatch marks Brundle’s second appearance in the Scirocco Cup this season, as he scored a podium finish at Hockenheim earlier this year.

The VW Scirocco Cup gets underway with free practice at 1.10pm on Friday (3 September), with qualifying and race taking place on Saturday.

Tickets for DTM featuring the VW Scirocco Cup are available from £25 for adults, with free entry for children aged 12 and under. For more information call 0870 950 9000 or visit