In pictures: the cars of the 2016 Fast Car Festival

In pictures: the cars of the 2016 Fast Car Festival

Like your cars fast? You’d have been well catered for at Donington Park this weekend, at the world’s first Fast Car Festival.

Aston Martin Vulcan

The 6,000-strong crowd at the Derbyshire event was treated to seeing the new Aston Martin Vulcan up close and personal.

Aston Martin Vulcan

One of only 24 Vulcans in the world, the hot new Aston boasts 800hp.

Aston Martin Vulcan

How much? If you have to ask…

Aston Martin Vulcan

OK, it’s estimated to be worth around £2 million.

Tiff Needell

Racing driver and Fifth Gear host Tiff Needell made a guest appearance, with a few lucky visitors enjoying a passenger lap in a Lotus Evora 400.

Supercar Paddock

On Sunday, members of online community Supercar Driver showcased more than 50 hot supercars in the Supercar Paddock – including two Lamborghini Aventador SVs and a Jaguar F-Type Project 7.

Mclaren 650S

There was also a McLaren 650S and a Ferrari F12 Berlinetta.

Caterham drifting

Ever had a go at drifting? Visitors were able to jump in the passenger seat of a Caterham 7 for a sideways view of Donington’s Melbourne Loop track.

PistonHeads

PistonHeads put together a special ‘PH Metal’ display, as well as a special 30-car track session.

In pictures: the cars of the 2016 Fast Car Festival

Lotus was also given a special display at the show – as well as dedicated Lotus-only track time.

In pictures: the cars of the 2016 Fast Car Festival

A number of awards were handed out over the weekend, with Caz Hawes picking up the Best Wheels Award for her modified Volkswagen Lupo.

In pictures: the cars of the 2016 Fast Car Festival

Were these the best wheels at the show? Judges thought so.

In pictures: the cars of the 2016 Fast Car Festival

The Best Club Award, meanwhile, went to Fitment Junkies.

In pictures: the cars of the 2016 Fast Car Festival

Surprisingly, it wasn’t all fast cars at the Fest Car Festival. Visitors were also treated to a monster truck display.

In pictures: the cars of the 2016 Fast Car Festival

The evening entertainment was a particular highlight of the weekend – with live shows from Toploader…

In pictures: the cars of the 2016 Fast Car Festival

…and DJ Pied Piper. Yes, him off of ‘Do You Really Like It?’.

In pictures: the cars of the 2016 Fast Car Festival

The festival’s managing director, Phil Weeden, said: “An attendance of 6,000 is a really impressive achievement for our first year.”

In pictures: the cars of the 2016 Fast Car Festival

The event is set to return in 2017. Weeden added: “We have some great ideas for improvements in 2017 to make the show even better, so we’re confident we can grow it in future years.”

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