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Spectator information - MCE BSB Brands Hatch season finale

Wednesday, October 16 2013

To help make your visit to the final round of the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship at Brands Hatch even more enjoyable, we have pleasure in providing some important information to help you make the most of your weekend.

Gate opening times

The gate opening times this weekend are as follows:

Friday               8am
Saturday           8am
Sunday             7am

Southbank Parking

Southbank is available for car parking (not bikes) on the following days (subject to weather conditions):

Friday               CLOSED
Saturday           £2
Sunday             £5

If you intend to park on Southbank you will need to click here and download a pass.

Please display the pass in your windscreen to ensure that you are directed to the correct entrance when you arrive at the circuit.


You will need to bring your original tickets to the circuit - copies and receipts are not accepted. All advance tickets have now been dispatched and were sent by either Recorded or Special Delivery, meaning a signature is required.

In the rare instance that your tickets have not arrived in time you will need to purchase them at the gate price and obtain a refund after the event by returning the gate ticket stubs and your original tickets to the venue office.

Please have your tickets separated before arriving at the gate.

Grandstand seats

Limited grandstand seating is available to purchase from the Megastore opposite the Kentagon restaurant on Saturday and Sunday.

Pit walk

There is a pit walk on raceday at 08:45. Anyone intending to take part will need to arrive at the queuing point next to Paddock Hill grandstand a minimum of 15 minutes early. Please note: There will be no admittance to the pit walk after 08:55.

Weekend Camping

Camping will be available to purchase at the gate for £25 per person. Children aged 12 and under camp free. The campsite opens at midday Thursday before the event and will close at 21:00 Sunday (campsite services will be unavailable after this time so campers remain by their own volition).

Helmet and Leather park

For fans riding to the event there will be a helmet and leather park located adjacent to the main entrance gate.


The Brands Hatch Fun Zone is packed full of exciting activities to keep any young racegoer entertained. Attractions include funfair and free face painting!


On Friday and Saturday nights there will a disco in the Kentagon restaurant and on Saturday night there will also be live music outside the Kentagon from Delaney.

Ducati Superbike 899 Panigale demonstration

The highly-anticipated Ducati 899 Panigale makes its UK debut at Brands Hatch, giving the UK racing public an early glimpse of the latest Ducati Superbike. As well as a static display of the 899 Panigale on the Ducati stand, there will also be a chance to see the bike on track as four-times World Superbike champion Carl Fogarty leads a demonstration lap on Sunday at midday.

Britten's Parade

The legendary Kawasaki Triples will take pride of place on Brittten's Parade throughout the weekend. These three cylinder, two stroke bikes became extremely popular for being the fastest bikes for their engine size.

Go Karting

You can also test your mettle with go-karting on a mini version of the Brands Hatch Indy circuit, located behind the Kentagon. Operated by Buckmore Park, karting is available for all those aged 8+ and costs £12 for ten minutes, payable at the karting circuit.

MCE BSB radio presented by Kawasaki

You won't miss any of the commentary from anywhere around the circuit by tuning in to 87.7FM. You can also contact the BSB radio team via text to 60777 starting your message with bsb or by email to studio@britishsuperbike.com


Event programmes are available for just £5 from the dedicated programme booths or from the Megastore. Each programme includes rider profiles and a selection of in-depth articles on all championships competing this weekend.

STIHL big screens

You won't miss any of the action thanks to the STIHL big screens with two located on Southbank and one at Hailwoods facing the grandstand.

End of season celebrations

As the title-deciding round returns to Brands Hatch there will be a controlled "track invasion" following the final MCE BSB race on Sunday. There will be two points for fans to enter the circuit once advised by circuit staff that it is safe to do so. These entrance points will be located at Clearways and Paddock Hill Bend.

Win £500 of STIHL outdoor power tools

The STIHL Power Award gives you the chance to win STIHL outdoor power tools worth £500 and your photo could appear in the 'Gallery' on the BSB website. All you need to do is send a photo of the first rider to pass the STIHL No. 1 marker at the first intermediate checkpoint and send it to bsbmedia@msvracing.co.uk


For a full timetable of the weekend's event click here.