Convoy in the Park 2019

10th-11th August 2019, Donington Race Circuit

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‘WE’VE GOT OURSELVES ANOTHER CONVOY!’
The ultimate celebration of trucks and drivers was back for 2019! After our successful events in 2017 and 2018, Convoy in the Park returned to Donington Park in Derbyshire on 10-11 August with more trucks, thrills, and entertainment for all the family.
Thousands of truck drivers, their families, and enthusiasts descended on Donington Park for an event that had a real festival feel. This year, Convoy in the Park once again combined the best elements of European-style truck shows with the excitement of top-class truck racing.

What's On

  • Race Action

    Racing at speeds of up to 100mph, the trucks made for an impressive sight as they hurtled around the track. With reverse grids used as part of the racing format, there were plenty of front-runners charging through the field, leading to plenty of overtaking action!

    For more information, see here

  • The Stage

    2019 Convoy in the Park will be hosting some new, exciting shows and events! Don’t miss out and come visit the stage area to be fully entertained.

    Click here for more info.

  • Live Music

    Click here to view the full live music line up for Convoy 2019! 

  • Live Action Shows

    Convoy in the Park is giving visitors the chance to experience live action shows. To take a view our excited thrilling live shows please click here

  • Circus

    Extended to run both Saturday and Sunday: 4 x 40 minute shows in 600 seater Big Top Tent per day. Happy’s Circus is a professional all human (no animals) performance featuring amazing international artists. The theme for the Circus this year is in the style of “The Greatest Showman.” Performances feature Illusion, Adagio, Giant Cube Manipulation, Aerial Chains, Strongman, Chinese Pole, Aerial Silks, Magic, Juggling and speciality acts Quick Change and Low Wire, audience participation, Ring Master & Clown and loads, loads of fun!

  • Kids Entertainment

    Convoy in the Park ensures that kids stay entertained all weekend with fun and unique activities. To view our full list of exciting activities click here.

  • Comedy Night

    Saturday night alternate entertainment under big top circus tent. 600 seater tent extended to 4 comedians and 1 MC. Content to have ‘adult content’ warning. In conjunction with Stand Up for Humanity charity 

  • Show Trucks

    Over 1,000 pristine trucks are going to be lined up throughout Convoy in the Park, creating a visual experience second to none. This is an amazing opportunity to see some amazing trucks of varying types, sizes and eras.

  • Trade Stands

    Many of the UK’s best truck specialists are joining us at Convoy in the Park 2019. Owners and fans were able to browse and buy all manner of interesting truck-related products in our ‘Marketplace’ area. If you are interested in having a trade stand at this year Convoy in the Park 2019, please call our sales team on 020 8912 2120 or fill in our enquiry form.

  • Friday night ‘Drive-In’ movie

    Friday night movie. To be voted on by visitors in advance via FB poll etc. Using screen on main stage movie will be played from 20:00. Viewers to bring their own blankets, chairs etc. (NB this is not a vehicle ‘drive-in’)

Racing

  • RACING ACTION AT CONVOY IN THE PARK
  • Truck racing is the centrepiece of the on-track action at Convoy in the Park, with a British Truck Racing round taking place across the weekend that shows multiple races in each division.
    Racing at speeds of up to 100mph, the trucks made for an impressive sight as they hurtled around the track. With reverse grids used as part of the racing format, there were plenty of front-runners charging through the field, leading to plenty of overtaking action!

  • British Truck Racing Association Championship
  • Five-tonne racing trucks, capable of accelerating to 100 mph as rapidly as a Porsche 911, taking part in a minimum of six races over the weekend. A thrilling reverse-grid format ensures plenty of overtaking!

  • CNC Head Sport/Saloon Car Championship
  • Run by the British Automobile Racing Club’s North West Centre, the CNC Heads Sports/Saloon Car Championship is a cost-effective category that is open to all manner of cars regardless of their make, model and power.

     

     

  • Pickup Truck Racing Championship
  • These silhouette machines provide action reminiscent of NASCAR Trucks from the other side of the Atlantic.

  • Legends Cars Championship
  • These American-style hot rods are renowned for providing some of the closest racing in British motor racing. With reverse grids and evenly matched machines, the top drivers have to overtake plenty of rivals to succeed.

  • SmarTrack Series Elite
  • Providing a new concept to racing in 2019, SmarTrack Series Elite is a series created exclusively for the mature racing driver with a minimum age of 50-years-old.

  • BARC Super Silhouette Championship
  • Formerly known as the Scrapco Metal Recycling / Avon Tyres Intermarque Championship, the newly rebranded BARC Super Silhouette Championship is a series like no other.

  • Mighty Minis Championship
  • Showcasing one of the most iconic cars to come out of Britain, the Mighty Minis Championship is synonymous for producing blockbuster, wheel-to-wheel thrills and spills – often with cars going three or four abreast.

Marketplace

-COMING SOON-

Contact Us

  • Convoy in the Park is organised by Road Transport Media, a division of DVV Media International Ltd. Road Transport Media is the UK’s leading provider of media solutions to companies and individuals working in the commercial vehicle and road freight transport sector. Our portfolio of magazines, websites and events gives our clients the tools to connect directly with decision-makers in this essential industry.

    Convoy in the Park is run in association with Truck Sport UK and supported by Truck & Driver, the UK’s biggest selling monthly magazine written by professional drivers for drivers with a loyal readership of 36,100 readers every issue.

    GENERAL ENQUIRIES FOR CONVOY IN THE PARK & TO EXHIBIT PLEASE CONTACT convoy@roadtransport.com

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  • HOW TO GET TO CONVOY IN THE PARK
  • Convoy in the Park takes place at Donington Park, right at the heart of England. It is just minutes from M1 Junction 23A and Moto Donington Park Motorway Services and Travelodge, or Junction 24 southbound. Sat nav address: Donington Park, Castle Donington, Derby, DE74 2BN ( NOT FOR SHOW TRUCKS )

    What’s more, Donington Park is easily accessible internationally via East Midlands International Airport, only 2 miles away.

  • FROM NORTH (M1/A50)
  • Leave the M1 at junction 24, then at the roundabout take the 4th exit onto the A453 (signposted Tamworth, Birmingham). At roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A453 (signposted East Midlands Airport, Diseworth, Donington Park).

    Go past the Donington Park Service Area (MOTO). At roundabout take the 1st exit onto the A453. At the next roundabout take the 1st exit onto the A453, go past the Airport, then straight on at the traffic lights (signposted for Donington Park Paddock Entrance), take the first right onto Melbourne Lane and then the Donington Park entrance is half a mile on your right.

    Sat Nav’s will take you to this entrance using the postcode DE74 2RP.

  • FROM SOUTH (M1/M42/A42)
  • Leave the M1 at junction 23a, then merge onto the A42 (signposted Stoke A50). At roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A453 (signposted East Midlands Airport, Diseworth, Donington Park). Go past Donington Park Service Area (MOTO). At roundabout take the 1st exit onto the A453.

    At next roundabout take the 1st exit onto the A453. At next roundabout take the 1st exit onto the A453, go past the Airport, then straight on at the traffic lights (signposted for Donington Park Paddock Entrance), take the first right onto Melbourne Lane and then the Donington Park entrance is half a mile on your right.

    For those arriving via the A42, follow signs onto the A453 at Tongue.

    Sat Navs will take you to this entrance using the postcode DE74 2RP.

  • BY TRAIN
  • The nearest train station to Donington Park is East Midlands Parkway, through which East Midlands Trains operate regular trains.

  • BY COACH
  • National Express Coaches offer coaches to East Midlands Airport. Coaches frequently go from Derby, Loughborough, London Victoria coach station and other national destinations.

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