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<5r><4r><3r>The North Yorkshire coast will be the final P1 SuperStock destination at the beginning of September as Scarborough hosts a championship round for a third successive year. With its historic harbour and castle headland, the town’s South Bay offers a natural amphitheatre for racing and for spectators.
“We are delighted that the popularity of P1 has grown year on year, and in 2017 we are looking to expand the visitor experience to showcase the best of the Yorkshire Coast” says Janet Deacon, Area Tourism Director for Welcome to Yorkshire.
Named “Queen of the Yorkshire Coast”, Scarborough’s award-winning South Bay beach is the ideal spot to watch our racers attempt to get their campaign off to a roaring start.
Besides the great motorsport action, Scarborough has plenty of sight and sounds to keep everyone entertained throughout the race weekend, and beyond. The Yorkshire coast’s largest holiday destination has multiple attractions spread across the town and seafront – harbours, theatres, cinemas, markets, museums, a busy town centre, beautiful parks and plenty more. For more information, please visit www.discoveryorkshirecoast.com/scarborough
It's the perfect spot to get the P1 season rolling, as our racers look to cement their own place in the history books.
Don’t miss out on all the action!
The Spa, South Bay, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2HD
A1/A19 to A171 or A170 to Scarborough
M1 to A1 to A64 to Scarborough. M1/M18 to M62 to Hull then A63/A165 (via coastal route) From West - M62 to Hull then A63/A615 (via coastal route ) or M62 to M1 then A64 to Scarborough
Regular Inter City trains run from London & Edinburgh and require a change at York for Scarborough.
Coast to coast lines run daily, calling at all major cities; Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds, York, Scarborough.
P&O North Sea Ferries run daily from Rotterdam & Zeebrugge to Hull, only 1 hour away by road A165 to Scarborough. 01482 377177.
There is a choice of three nearby airports (90 minutes drive):
Leeds/Bradford - 0113 2509696, Teeside - 01325 332811, Humberside - 01652 688456
Taxi’s are available on these numbers: (01723) - 373373 / 377377 / 366666 / 361111
Able walkers can walk to the hospitality area via the zig-zag path from the top of the cliff on the Esplanade. (Not suitable for frail/disabled persons).
From the town centre, you should walk to the beach and turn right. The seafront is flat but the town is on a high cliff.
There will be very limited parking along the seafront and a few short stay spaces at the Scarborough SPA. Parking facilities at West Pier and South Bay underground car park will be closed. For more information on parking please visit:
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