The races will, literally, run from early morning till late evening, when Copenhagen Historic Grand Prix gathers tens of thousands of spectators for the historic motorsports event for the entire family at Bellahøj Park during the weekend of August 3rd and 4th 2019.
Both on Saturday and Sunday mornings, the first racecars will enter the track at 8.30 a.m. Saturday, the races will end at 6 p.m. while the last racecars will cross the finish line at 5.20 p.m. Sunday afternoon.
The first class on the program for Saturday morning is historic cars pre-1971. They will commence the weekend by a 15-minute free warm-up. All morning, the various historic race classes will hit the asphalt for their own warm-up heats. This includes the Legends Cup and the potent race series Super GT Denmark. The latter will – for the first time ever – drive a complete championship race in Copenhagen. The class has its roots in the the former Supertourisme-class and during the last four seasons, the class has gained reputation as a highly entertaining class offering thrilling duels and loads of drama. During the last seasons, the female racedriver Michelle Gatting and former Formula One driver and -expert Nicolas Kiesa have raced in the Super GT series.
The Promotor of Super GT Denmark expects more than 20 participants lining up at the grid in Copenhagen. The same promotor is in charge of the ever fun and entertaining OK Mobil 1 Legends Car Club, which has provided loads of entertainment at Bellahøj Park during the last couple of years. The class is aiming at breaking last year’s record of more than 30 participating cars.
Another class, which usually fills up the stands and attracts a lot of attention, is the Royal Pro/Am, where a professional race driver teams up with an enthusiastic and skilled amateur in his/her racecar. Royal Pro/Am is raced on both Saturday and Sunday.
After the warm-up sessions of the morning, and just before the first heat starts at 1.50 p.m. the audience will have the opportunity to purchase a ride in the passenger seat of one of the amazing racecars in the charity event Race for Riget. All funds collected will be donated in full to the Children and Youth Program at Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen General Hospital. Last heat of the afternoon is the class of historic racecars pre-1965. According to schedule, they will finish around 6 p.m. Saturday evening.
The best of it all? On Sunday morning all classes will continue with finals in the afternoon.
In between the many race classes and experiences on the track, the audience will have the opportunity to enjoy the vast exhibition area displaying the latest cars and equipment as well as loads of exciting experiences for both children and adults.
See the preliminary timetable here: HERE