Donington Park facts for kids
|Operator||Donington Ventures Leisure Ltd|
|Major Events||BTCC, British F3, British Superbikes, SBK, MotoGP, Superleague Formula, Pickup Truck Racing, F1 British Grand Prix (from 2010)|
|Circuit Length||4.023 km (2.5 mi)|
|Lap Record||1:18.029 (185.608 km/h) (Ayrton Senna, McLaren, 1993, Formula One)|
|Circuit Length||3.149 km (1.957 mi)|
The land was part of the Donington Hall estate. Tom Wheatcroft owns it. It is mainly used as a motor racing track, but the land is also used for music festivals and a Sunday market.
In July 2009, it was announced that the Formula One British Grand Prix would be at Donington Park from 2010 until 2020. However, by November that year, money had not been raised to improve the track and the hosting of the Grand Prix remained in doubt.
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The Senna Memorial at Donington Park.
Donington Park Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.