Enjoy a thrilling event where all the family can get close to the fastest motor racing in the UK later this month.

Maybe you've never considered motor sports for a day out with the family, with friends or just you and a loved one. You don't have to be a petrolhead to enjoy the heady and exciting atmosphere as you get up close and personal to some amazing fast cars - it's something everyone can enjoy.

Thruxton Race Circuit is the UK's fastest circuit but offers much more than racing, with special events, festivals, hospitality, restaurants, driving experiences and more.

May 28 and 29 sees the first of two Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) events at Thruxton in 2022. The BTCC is the UK's most illustrious championship followed all over the world due to its fast, close racing. There's another chance to see the action at Thruxton in August.

Guests can expect to see the stars of the BTCC race wheel-to-wheel and there's an opportunity to stay the whole weekend and camp or stay nearby.

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The British Touring Car Championship was set up in 1958 and since then has attracted a huge following. All cars are built to the same regulations, allowing independent teams to compete on a level with manufacturer-backed teams. Support championships (which follow the BTCC around the UK, often future stars of motorsport) include F4 British Championship, Ginetta Junior Championship, The MINI CHALLENGE Trophy, Ginetta GT5 Challenge and Porsche Sprint Challenge Great Britain.

All this happens at Thruxton circuit, which is the fastest in the UK and one of the longest at 2.4 miles per lap. Its legendary high-speed corners give it its well-deserved reputation as a real driver's circuit.

Away from the action there are plenty of places to find delicious food and drink, including in the new, state-of-the-art Thruxton Centre. Enjoy a snack, tasty treat with tea or coffee or a leisurely two-course lunch over a glass of wine in the restaurant overlooking the circuit.

There's plenty for all the family and those less engaged with motorsports to enjoy, too. There's a supercar display, live music, skid pan rides, mini karts, face painting and live interactive kids show, pitlane walkabout and autograph session with the stars, food stalls, a trade village selling all kinds of wares, and more.

For more information, go to thruxtonracing.co.uk.

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