Croft Retro and Classic Weekend

from £12.00
Saturday 3 August 2019 - Sunday 4 August 2019

Proving to be one of the standout events on the Croft calendar each year during the height of summer, the annual visit of the Historic Sports Car Club will form part of the Croft Retro and Classic Weekend.

Formerly known as the 'Nostalgia Festival', the two-day event will showcase the very best in historic racing whilst also showcasing some of the most iconic and jaw-dropping vehicles amongst the variety of displays being planned.

Creating fun for all the family, retro trade stalls and auto jumbles will also form part of the Croft Retro and Classic Weekend extravaganza - which is not to be missed!

Ticket Choices

Children 15 and under (accompanied by a paying adult) are admitted free of charge to the circuit.

Call our office on 01325 721815 for event info

Saturday 3 August 2019 - £15 £12

Entry to the Croft Nostalgia Festival on Saturday 4th August.

Sunday 4 August 2019 - £18 £15
Weekend Ticket Sat 3 - Sun 4 Aug 2019 - £30 £24

Entry to the Croft Nostalgia Festival for both days: Sat 4th & Sun 5th August.

Event Info - Croft Retro and Classic Weekend

Additional information coming soon

Latest News

Croft Retro and Classic Weekend set to take centre stage in 2019 summer schedule

Croft Circuit has announced a change to its ‘Nostalgia Festival’ weekend with the two-day meeting on August 3/4 now becoming the ‘Croft Retro and Classic Weekend’ from 2019 onwards.

Bumper entry list steps back in time for Croft Nostalgia Festival extravaganza

The curtains are ready to raise on the 2018 Croft Nostalgia Festival this weekend (4-5 August) with a huge entry list of iconic racing machines primed to take the North-East’s premier circuit by storm for a spectacular two days of riveting retro racing.

Crowds step back in time on memorable first day of Croft Nostalgia Festival

A bumper crowd lapped up a memorable opening day of the 2017 Croft Nostalgia Festival, with first-class on-track action complemented by a characterful blend of period entertainment.

Le Mans winner joins bumper entry of classic racing cars revving up to renew battle at Croft

No fewer than 12 classes of racing from 70's Road Sports to Historic Formula 3 will be in action at Croft Nostalgia Festival this weekend with more than 220 classic cars entered to compete.

Lancaster leads magnificent military showcase at Croft Nostalgia Festival

Croft Nostalgia Festival is set to once again produce another evocative military showcase this year with the Classic World War Two bomber, the Avro Lancaster, set to headline alongside plenty of other attractions.

Ol' Blue Eyes is Back – at Croft Nostalgia Festival

It isn't just about the machines at Croft Nostalgia Festival with a Frank Sinatra sound-alike joining the ‘George Formby’ and The Daisy Belles in producing plenty of family-fun entertainment.

Tin-top thrills set scene for retro rush

Off the back of a hugely successful Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship event, Croft Circuit is gearing up for a busy run of events which includes the ever-popular Nostalgia Festival.

Lancaster Bomber display confirmed for 2017 Croft Nostalgia Festival

Croft Nostalgia Festival is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever this year (5/6th August) with the confirmation that the Avro Lancaster will be filling the skies above.

Roll back the years and take it up through the gears!

Seventh Croft Nostalgia Festival primed to be biggest and best yet with retro racing, classic cars and military magic set to thrill Croft crowds while the Skies shine with dazzling displays from the Twister Aerobatic Team*

Facilities Information

Circuit Length

Croft circuit is one of the most challenging tracks in the UK. It is also one of the longest at 2.1 miles / 3.36 km per lap.

Camping at Croft

There is no public camping facilities at Croft Circuit. We can have competitors staying overnight on site.

Animals are NOT admitted to the Circuit, Paddocks, Campsite or Car Parks (except Guide/Helper dogs for Blind/Disabled visitors)

Croft food outlets

We have a good choice of outside catering units at larger events

Map of Croft Circuit

Circuit Map

Frequently Asked Questions

Tickets

All tickets are posted via royal mail second class unless you have requested special delivery. If you have ordered your tickets and you are concerned that you have not received them please call the ticket office on 01325 721815, and we will try to help trace your order.

All tickets are sent nearer the meeting, usually 7-10 days before to ensure you receive them in time. If you're tickets have not been delivered, please contact us as soon as you can on 01325 721815.

Yes, tickets are available to purchase on the day.

In the rare event that your tickets have not arrived in time you will need to purchase them at the gate, we will then refund you after the event. All you need to do is return the on the day ticket and your original advance tickets to the ticket office to claim your refund.

Normally all tickets are sent via post, however if you have been notified that your tickets are only available to collect, or have made prior arrangements for collection, then your tickets will be left at the ticket gate in use for the event. The Event Stewards on the day will direct you to the ticket gate.

For club race meetings grandstand seating is included in the price of the admission ticket on a first come, first served basis. For the British Touring Car Championship meeting, grandstand seats must be purchased for an adult and for children separately in advance and are subject to availability.

Events Information

Unfortunately we are only able to offer camping to competitors.

For club meetings children aged 15 and under are admitted free of charge. For the British Touring Car Championship meeting a teen ticket, children aged 13 - 15, must be purchased. Please see the individual ticket prices for each event for full details of concessions available.

Parking is free of charge.

Opening times vary according to the meeting. At most club race meetings the gates open at 08:30 on Saturday and 10:30 on Sunday, but be sure to check the information page for each event to confirm.

The last race/event will finished no later than 6.30pm.

Circuit Information

Please contact our press officer Trevor Swettenham on 01264 882206 or tswettenham@barc.net

We have a parking area for Blue Badge holders close to the spectator banking alongside the straight after Hawthorn.

Unfortunately not.

If you have lost any of your property please report it as soon as you can to reception in the main office building.

In the event that a child is found to be lost within the circuit, they will be taken to reception in the main office building where CRB checked staff will care for them until they are reunited with their parent/guardian.

The medical centre is next to the grandstand and there is a mobile first aid team present at each race meeting. If you have a medical emergency please inform the nearest member of staff who will summon assistance.

As much as we love our pets, Croft is an active race circuit and as such we have a strict no animals policy on site.

We reserve the right to use any means possible to free any distressed animal found to be locked in a vehicle anywhere on the site including in the car parks, and give them into the care of an animal charity.

There are baby changing facilities situated in the new toilet block in the paddock, or inside the main office building.