Oulton Park

Oulton Park is regarded as one of the crown jewels of British motorsport, with the circuit being one of the most picturesque for spectators and challenging for drivers.

The Cheshire venue is located on the grounds of Oulton Hall, which was burned down back in 1926, with the circuit built into the natural contours of the landscape by the Mid-Cheshire Car Club in the 1950s.

Its premier event early on was the Gold Cup, which attracted many Formula 1 teams and drivers during it's peak, with Sir Stirling Moss securing victory on no fewer than five occasions. Although the Gold Cup itself was hit by the decision to ban F1 cars from racing outside Grand Prix's during the 1970s, the event was reinstated by the Historic Sports Car Club and is now a high point of the historic racing season.

Despite tight restrictions on circuit usage that limit the number of Sundays that can be used for racing, Oulton Park plays hosts to rounds of the British Touring Car Championship and British Superbike Championships, while its Easter Weekend event has become the traditional curtain raiser to the British F3 and GT Championship seasons.

Home to famous corners like Old Hall, Cascades and Knickerbrook, Oulton Park is part of the MotorSport Vision group alongside Brands Hatch, Snetterton and Cadwell Park.

Located close to major cities like Manchester and Liverpool, crowd figures for events at Oulton Park tend to be strong for the majority of events.

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