HomeMotoring UKFans are Gearing up for the Formula Ford Festival 2019 Jayne Henry October 22, 2019 Motoring UK Speedyreg- Formula Ford Festival 2019 Perhaps the most anticipated event in the British Racing and Sports Car Club calendar, the Formula Ford Festival at the iconic Brands Hatch circuit is definitely a fan favourite. Formula Ford Festival began back in 1972 and was first held at Snetterton. The festival moved to Brands Hatch in 1975 and it has been held there ever since. This year will be the 48th BRSCC Formula Ford Festival, bringing the event close to its 50th Anniversary and will be held on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th of October. You could be watching F1 drivers of the future One thing about the festival that makes it so thrilling, is that many Formula Ford Festival drivers have gone on to become world famous F1 drivers. Drivers such as Johnny Herbert, Eddie Irvine, Mark Webber and Jenson Button have all regularly taken to the Brands Hatch track for the Formula Ford Festival. So keep your eye on the new drivers and see if you can spot the next top F1 talent in the making! A unique race format There’s added thrill for Formula Ford Festival spectators as the race format is truly unique. It’s a knockout contest that brings with it plenty of tension and excitement. It’s a ‘winner takes all’ race making for some thrilling action right to the last minute. And more track thrills… As well as the 48th BRSCC Formula Ford Festival, the weekend also brings you BRSCC Fiesta Championship racing, Classic Formula Ford Championship, BRSCC Fiesta Junior Championship racing, Sports 2000 Pinto Championship, Sports 2000 Duratec Championship, ASK Irish Supercars, and Irish Global GT Lights. Free parking and free camping available If you’re hardy and don’t mind the autumn chill, your weekend tickets also gives you free camping from midday before the first day of the event until midday after the last day of the event. Caravans and motorhomes are also welcome. If camping really isn’t your thing, there are also plenty of hotels close by! The event has free parking for the duration so you won’t have to worry about extra parking costs. The best plates for Formula Ford Festival Fans If the Formula Ford Festival is the highlight of your year, then how about an FFF personalised number plate? We think 111 FFF is just perfect, but there are plenty more available for to take your pick from, and prices start at just £199. How about FFF 293, D5 FFF, AF04 FFF or C20 FFF?