Brands Hatch address
Brands Hatch Circuit
Telephone: 0870 950 9000
Brands Hatch is situated on the A20 near West Kingsdown. Just 3 miles from junction 3 (Swanley) of the M25, it is linked via the A20 to the M20 and M25/26 motorways
Train to Brands Hatch: Swanley or Eynsford are the closest train stations to Brands Hatch although Swanley is likely to have more regular trains
Closest Airport: London Heathrow, London Gatwick & London Stanstead
Thistle Brands Hatch Hotel
Brands Hatch, J3, M25
Dartford, DA3 8PE
Phone: 0871 376 9008
Brandshatch Place Hotel & Spa
Brands Hatch Road,
Phone: 0845 0727395
Beesfield Farm B&B
Phone: 01322 863900
Nine Acres B&B
Phone: 01474 872253
The Bull Hotel
Phone: 01732 789 800
Clacket Lane Motorway Service Area,
Phone: 0870 197 7265
Brands Hatch is one of the UK’s best race circuits. Located in Kent Brands Hatch has a rich history including the hosting of 12 F1 British Grand Prix.
The history of Brands Hatch starts back to 1926 when it was used as a race circuit for dirt bikes with the first real race taking place in 1928.
The Brands Hatch circuit was surfaced properly in 1950 to create a 1 mile oval circuit that would allow cars to race one it, it continued to have development and in 1924 the circuit had been expanded to 1.24 miles with the addition of the famous Druids Bend, this is when a pit lane was also added and the circuit went from running in an anti-clockwise direction to the clockwise direction that it runs in today.
In 1959 there was more construction to the Brands Hatch circuit that lengthened it to 2.65 miles and named the “Grand Prix circuit” with the shorter circuit known as the “Indy circuit”.
In 1964 Brands Hatch held it’s first British Grand Prix with it’s last British Grand Prix to date being the 1986 one that was won by Nigel Mansell.
Currently Brand Hatch hosts many major motor racing events, including:
FIA Formula Two Championship
World Touring Car Championship
British Touring Car Championship
Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters
British Formula 3
British Superbike Championship