The inaugural National Ferrari Owners’ Day on June 5th at the historic Sywell Aerodrome in Northamptonshire is set to see the biggest gathering of Ferraris in the UK for many years.
At the heart of the event will be a curated Ferrari timeline, representing every possible model and era of production from Italy’s most illustrious marque. Ferrari visitors to the show can display their pride and joy in the Meguiars’ Pride of Ownership Trophy – not a concours, but an opportunity for owners who keep their car in excellent order to compete for the free-to-enter Meguiars’ Trophy.
Ferrari owners can pre-register for the Superformance Runway Speed Experience. If you have never driven your Ferrari at speed this is the perfect opportunity to try it in a controlled environment on Sywell’s 1,200-metre runway. Across the aerodrome there will be numerous casual food and drink options, as well as exhibits and displays from official Ferrari dealerships, club partners and other lifestyle brands.
Silverstone Auctions are holding a best of breed sale of Ferraris in Hanger One, with lots expected from across the UK and Europe. Given Sywell’s distinguished aviation history, there’s even the opportunity to take to the skies – with a limited number of two-seat Spitfire and Mustang warbird flights available. As the event coincides with the anniversary of D-Day, the day will be reflecting this with an air display by the ultimate fighters comprising Spitfire, Thunderbolt, Mustang and Messerschmitt amongst others.
“We hope that the first ever National Ferrari Owners’ Day will prove to be a fitting restart to the British motoring scene, bringing together lovers of Italy’s most revered marque in this new, dynamic event,” said Christian Mineeff, chairman of the Ferrari Owners’ Club of Great Britain.
“Having moved the inaugural show from 2020 to 2021 has given us the opportunity to make it even bigger and better than originally planned. Given the current pandemic situation we’re taking additional steps to ensure visitors remain safe, with the expansive nature of the historic Sywell Aerodrome site making this easier.
“All the ingredients are there to make this a permanent fixture in our annual calendar – and a brilliant taster of a busy season we have planned for our members in 2021, including the first Ferrari Club Competitzione event at Croft just a few weeks later.”
The event is supported by Pirelli, Ferrari Financial Services, Charles Stanley Wealth Managers, Lockton, Meguiar’s and Superformance.