Lord Cholmondeley announced that this year’s Cholmondeley Pageant of Power will be held over the weekend 17-18th July 2010. This will be the third festival at Cholmondeley Castle that blends action on track, water and air.
Collections of delectable contemporary and historic racing cars and bikes have been invited to compete on the demanding Cholmondeley Circuit. The classes comprise Le Mans and Grand Prix cars plus aero-engined fire spitters and classic rally cars. The bikes will feature a strong TT pedigree in addition to production superbikes. The public will have the chance to see exceptionally rare and valuable vehicles racing with famous names behind the wheel.
On the water, powerboat action will include the powerful Formula 2 and 4 classes, together with 400cc ISO Seniors and Thundercats as part of the international racing circuit.
In the air, a wealth of helicopters will be joined by the Breitling display team and a host of other aerobatic exhibitions.
The weekend will again include the Fireworks Concert and Military Tattoo on Saturday evening the military aspects of the Pageant thrilled the crowds last year. As a tribute to HM Forces the event will be proudly supporting Help for Heroes. Displays and attractions will include the stunning Concours d’Elegance, a colossal car club enclosure, off-roading, children’s activities, bars and a shopping village.
For more information, visit www.cpop.co.uk or telephone 01829 772432.
[Source: Cholmondeley; photo credit: Simon Wright]