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Fast Car Festival 2017 Date Announced

Fast Car Festival 2017 Date Announced

Posted by Glenn Rowswell on 18th October 2016

The UK’s newest performance car event, The Fast Car Festival, has announced it will be returning to Donington for the second instalment of the show on Sunday the 2nd July 2017.

2016’s offering saw stunning selections of cars on display including the spectacular Aston Martin Vulcan.

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The Vulcan, an 800bhp purpose-built race car, stole the show over the weekend. With a price tag of £2million and one of only 24 ever made, it is rightly regarded as one of the world’s most exclusive cars.

Former F1 driver and Fifth Gear presenter, Tiff Needell, made a guest appearance and showed off his skills behind the wheel, giving a few lucky visitors passenger laps in Central Lotus’ Evora 400.

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Further highlights of the weekend included the Caterham Drift Passenger rides with professionals providing show goers with exhilarating thrill rides around the Melbourne Loop track in a Caterham Seven.

Visitors also took advantage of the Supercar Paddock, which showcased more than 40 cars from members of Supercar Driver, an online community for supercar owners, ranging from two Lamborghini Aventador SVs, a Jaguar F-Type Project 7, a McLaren 650S and a Ferrari F12 Berlinetta!

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UK sportscar maker Lotus was honoured with a special display area and exclusive track time, and automotive website Pistonheads put together a special ‘PH Metal’ display and also hosted its ‘Sunday Service’ at the Festival before an exhilarating 30 car track session.

For more on the Fast Car Festival 2017 keep an eye on the FCF website and FCF Facebook page.