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Plan Ahead

Planning ahead will help you get the most out of your visit to Race Retro. The below guide outlines the options for getting to the venue, where to eat and stay while you are there, plus information for our visitors who may need additional assistance.

If there is anything you can't find here, please visit our frequently asked questions page. We look forward to welcoming you to the show!

Opening Times

Friday 24th: 9.30am - 5.30pm
Saturday 25th: 9.30am - 5.30pm
Sunday 26th: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Ticket information


Race Retro is held at:

Stoneleigh Park

Please use the postcode CV8 2LG if using sat nav.

Getting to Race Retro

Getting to the show is simple, located in the heart of England so it is very accessible, wherever you are coming from. There are a number of ways you can get to us across the weekend, from car, bus, rail or even air.

Birmingham International train station and Airport are just a 30 minute drive from Stoneleigh Park, so whether you are coming by car, bus, rail or air, both our domestic and international visitors can join us easily.

By Car

By Car

Stoneleigh Park is easily accessed from the A45, A46 and M40.

Visitors in cars will be routed on to the site by Event Signs, using the B4115 road, which runs parallel to the A46 near Stoneleigh village.

Plan your route

By Train

By Train

The nearest train stations are Coventry, Warwick Parkway and Leamington Spa. There are rail connections to these stations from London Marylebone Station, Birmingham New Street and Birmingham International (at the airport).

There is bus access from Coventry Station and Leamington Town Centre or it's about 3 miles in a taxi.

Check times & fares

By Plane

By Plane

Birmingham International Airport is the most convenient for visitors.

The train station at the airport allows a link to Coventry station in 15 minutes.

Coventry Airport is mainly used for charter flights and East Midlands Airport is approximately 45 miles to the north, with indirect rail links via Derby, Leicester and Birmingham.

See the latest flight info

Driving into Stoneleigh Park

To reduce queuing upon arrival at Stoneleigh Park, please ensure you follow the directional signs to the appropriate entrance:

Advanced Ticket Holders - Red Square
On-the-door Ticket Purchases - Blue Triangle
Disabled Visitors, VIP Ticket Holders, Press, Silverstone Auctions Ticket Holders & Exhibitors  - Green Circle


Parking at Stoneleigh Park

We're pleased to offer all show visitors free parking with 3,000 spaces available just a short walk away from the halls.

Due to high demand, we also offer a two-tiered level of VIP parking which is sold on a first come, first serve in advance only:

Podium Parking (£16) is located in the Grand Ring - a maximum of 5 minute walk

Pole Parking (£30) is directly outside the show halls.

Both of these areas have limited parking spaces and are strictly sold on a first-come, first-serve basis in advance only. Once all the spaces have been sold, that's it.

Parking Map

Where to Stay

Hotel Bookings

Thinking of stopping overnight or coming to the show for two or three days? There is a fantastic range of budget and premium hotels situated around Coventry for you to choose from.

Our official accommodation provider, HotelMap, will be able to help find and book hotels near Stoneleigh Park at discounted rates nearer the show dates. 

stoneleigh lodge

Where to Eat

Stoneleigh Farm Shop

There are several food outlets around the halls at the show serving delicious food (prices vary accordingly). 

You can also bring a packed lunch and there is lots of available seating to use in dedicated areas of the venue. There's no problem leaving the halls to eat your lunch - you'll get your hand stamped on exit allowing you back in!

Assisted Access

Vouchers for assisted access 

If you have a disability that restricts your ability to attend the show on your own to the extent where a helper is needed, then a carer is admitted free. Disabled visitors can enter the site through Gate 1 and must have their disabled blue badge in order to gain access to designated disabled parking (disabled parking is subject to availability).

Upon arrival at the gate, you will be requested to show proof of disability in order to receive your carer voucher. The carer voucher will then need to be shown at the main entrance in order to gain access to Race Retro.

Disabled access 

Unisex accessible toilets are in Hall 1, Strollers Restaurant and Hall 3 Foyer (Grandstand Suite) and enlarged toilet cubicles in Hall 1 and Hall 2 are accessible to ambulant disabled visitors. 

Primary access routes into and around the exhibition halls are on a level threshold and footpaths around the external areas of the venue have dropped kerbs where appropriate.

Electric Scooter Facilities

Event Mobility will be providing electric scooters for the use of disabled, elderly, and mobility impaired visitors at the show.

To reserve an electric scooter please contact or visit the mobility unit onsite, situated to the right hand side of Hall 2. The charity asks £25 for an electric scooter. Please be aware that advance bookings cannot be made by phone.


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Motorsport UK

Official Partners

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