Simon Crafar set to star at 2017 CRMC Donington Classic Motorcycle Festival 
CRMC Donington Classic Motorcycle Festival
The Donington Classic Motorcycle Festival will return on 4-6 August 2017, with New Zealander Simon Crafar already confirmed as a star guest for the festival’s fifth running. 
 
Crafar was the winner of the 1998 500cc British Grand Prix at Donington, and was also a podium finisher in British and World Superbikes. He began racing in 1981, and moved up to the world stage in 1989 in World Superbikes, before making his Grand Prix debut in 1993. 
 
He scored 10 podium finishes in World Superbikes, and took three podiums and a victory from 32 starts in Grand Prix motorcycle racing. 
 
The New Zealander will take part in the star parades as well as making appearances across the venue. 
 
Crafar commented: “I feel lucky that I experienced riding some very special machinery on some fantastic circuits during my career. Riding a factory 500 at Donington is one of my best ever memories and it makes me smile knowing I have the same opportunity to do it again next August.” 
 
The festival will is set to again feature up to 50 races across the three days courtesy of the Classic Racing Motorcycle Club (CRMC), as well as parades and massive display areas, with event regular Steve Parrish also confirmed to return again. 
 
Donington Park Sporting Director Bob Adams commented: “We are delighted to confirm the first details of next year’s Classic Motorcycle Festival. It’s fantastic that Simon Crafar will be joining us, he has a very special piece of Donington history to his name and I’m sure he will be a big attraction. We’re all looking forward to the event and its continued growth after four successful years.” 
 
For more information about events at Donington Park, visit www.donington-park.co.uk 
CRMC Donington Classic Motorcycle Festival 2017 featuring Simon Crafar
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On 2nd August 2017 at 09:41, Mark George wrote:
Replying to the question on 1st August 2017 at 21:32 from Dave Tunnicliff:
After checking with Donington Park, they have confirmed yes, their team will price accordingly so please get in touch with the circuit direct. Hope this helps, see you there!
Regards,
Mark George CRMC Chairman and Webmaster
On 1st August 2017 at 21:32, Dave Tunnicliff wrote:
I cant get to the event until mid afternoon saturday. Is it possible to camp for just one night and if so is it still the full price of £30 per person?
Thanks.
On 30th July 2017 at 16:40, Paul Tredgett wrote:
Hi, we are attending the festival this year and bringing our caravan with us, is the camping for caravans on the infield level? Will there be any evening entertainment etc?
On 4th July 2017 at 16:53, Mark George, CRMC Chairman and Webmaster wrote:
The timetable will be published soon as entries close today (4th July 2017), and we'll publish the full timetable as soon as possible.

There will be practice, racing and parades on Friday, and then a packed program of races and parades on Saturday and Sunday. More details follow soon.
Mark George, CRMC Chairman and Webmaster
On 2nd July 2017 at 12:34, Brian GSF1200 wrote:
Hi
Is there a full timetable of events on all days or is the Sunday the main day with practice etc on Fri/Sat? Thanks
On 21st June 2017 at 22:33, Mark George wrote:
In reply to the posting on 19th June 2017 at 21:12, by Les Clarkson:
The public camping will be on the infield this year and campers may park next to the tent. It was tried out at BSB & WSB this years and worked well.
Mark George, CRMC Chairman and Webmaster
On 21st June 2017 at 22:33, Mark George wrote:
In reply to the posting on 19th June 2017 at 21:12, by Les Clarkson:
The public camping will be on the infield this year and campers may park next to the tent. It was tried out at BSB & WSB this years and worked well.
Mark George, CRMC Chairman and Webmaster
On 19th June 2017 at 21:12, Les Clarkson wrote:
At this years (2017) classic Motorcycle Festival are we allowed to park our cars next to our tents?
Is the camping behind the exhibition hall or the fields next to McLean's?

Thanks
Les Clarkson
On 10th April 2017 at 17:15, Paul wrote:
The best bike festival of the year on the best bike circuit in the country by far they go together so well
On 13th February 2017 at 19:56, Alan Burton wrote:
Attended 2016 a great day pity the stars don't mix a bit more but otherwise well worth attending