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a day to remember

The Historic Grand Prix takes you back to 1985, the last time Formula 1 came to the Netherlands. It is a unique experience that goes further than just racing.

From the classic cars, the clothes, the music, to the food in the food courts: the Historic Grand Prix is a lifestyle. You want to be there and be part of this unique experience!


Go back to 1985
Formula 1
in 1985

The 1985 Dutch Grand Prix was an absolute thriller, as Niki Lauda holds off Alain Prost for his final F1 victory.

The Formula 1 heroes
of the 80

Alain Prost, Ayrton Senna and Niki Lauda – all legendary drivers who treated the Dutch crowd to an epic 1985 Dutch Grand Prix.

Car of the

In 1985, the Opel Kadett was voted the 1985 European Car of the Year.

of 1985

Bruce Springsteen and Madonna are ruling the charts. 'We Are the World' becomes the number one song of the year.

The boys are back in town

At the Historic Grand Prix a selection of the most famous and successful race cars come to Circuit Zandvoort, with illustrious drivers at the wheel. During the event we go back in time to 1985 and you can feast your eyes on inspiring racing series with large starting fields.

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Historic Grand Prix

program 2021


Friday July 16

On Friday July 16yh the Historic Grand Prix Zandvoort will be setting the stage for a very large number of competing historical cars. The 2021 Historic Grand Prix will bring back the spectators to the 1985 Dutch Grand Prix. Besides spectacular and special demonstration runs, the Historic Grand Prix is a guarantee for full competitive grids and thrilling duels!

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Saturday July 17

On Saturday July 17h, the Historic Grand Prix at Circuit Zandvoort will play host to a mix of international top-level racing series. Get ready for an exciting day of historic Formula 1, Formula 2, Formula 3, Gentleman Drivers, Le Mans style sports cars, a legendary drivers’ parade, a Junkyard Race and much more!

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Sunday July 18

Sunday is raceday. Besides a collection of cars with an unique race history can be admired on Sunday July 18th, the Dutch seaside will come alive during the final day of the Historic Grand Prix with the legendary drivers’ parade, entertaining demonstrations and a strong grid in various appealing racing classes.

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A Day To Remember

The Historic Grand Prix