Spa 3 Hours

Spa 3 Hours 2017

Book YOUR event today !

The Spa 3 Hours was a totally new event on the 2016 European Historic Racing Calendar, and turned out to be an instant success! The next date, has been officially confirmed and set to: Thursday thru Saturday 22-24 June 2017.

We all know that Spa-Francorchamps is one of the most challenging race tracks in the world. And it was the combination of such legendary circuit with the quality grid of the Spa 3 Hours, which instantly established this event as the new long distance race for the future.

Unlike its sister-event, you’ll find no big spenders and professional teams on the Spa 3 Hours grid. This is a grid especially for the enthusiasts, the people that carry motor sport in their hearts, people like you!

>> Click the YouTube below and witness a super fair, but competitive fight til the finish line, between two of our entrants, David Thompson on 1963 TVR Granture MkIII up front, with snapping at his heels Richard Wilson on MGB Roadster.

Dave Thompson’s comment after the race: “Richard, so glad you posted this YouTube. It was a great run to the flag and you certainly put the pressure on. It was getting really slippery as the rain came down and you can see I start to run wide as the Dunlop Historics struggle to cope. Thanks for a great few laps.”

Don’t hesitate to book your Spa 3 Hours 2017 already!

Sold out early last year, so don’t be left out and act today. Don’t miss the opportunity to register for such brilliant event. Prices are all-inclusive, and in our case you do not pay any membership- or registration-fees. You can race, using your national licence and although you do not need an ‘HTP’, rest assured that cars come and race in period style.

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Chequers Paddock Club

The ‘Chequers Paddock Club’ is the centre of the paddock and the Apéritif before dinner provides all drivers [and teams] with an excellent opportunity to meet and enjoy a refreshment, after a hard days’ work. The ‘Chequers Brasserie’, is offering its restaurant services, which at Spa include lunch and dinners on the Thursday, Friday ánd Saturday evening, unlimited refreshments during the day and in the evenings.

Since 2015, we’ve added a ‘Chequers Lounge Area’, where you or your party can comfortably chill out in day time, take a refreshment or a coffee/tea during the day, perhaps start your evening with an apéritif or end the evening in style.

It is the combination of ‘joie de vivre’ and ‘fair competition’ which makes racing in the Legendary Circuits Series the ‘Ultimate Motor Sport Experience’.

Circuit of Spa – Francorchamps

Track details

Designed in 1920, the original triangle-shaped course used public roads between the Belgian towns of Francorchamps, Malmedy and Stavelot. With 14.120km of track, it was not only one of the bigger circuits, but also the fastest road circuit in Europe, at the time. The circuit was first used for Grand prix races in 1925. In 1969, the Belgian Grand Prix was boycotted by F1 because of the extreme danger of Spa. Gradually safety precautionary measures were put in place, until in 2007 the Grand Prix circuit was totally revamped and shortened to a total length of 7.004km [4.352mls].
– Track map of the Spa Francorchamps Circuit.
– Prepare yourself at home and already have a look at the Spa Racing Line.

Spa 3 Hours | How to get there

Although located in the centre of the Ardennes mountains, surrounded by forest, its location still is very accessible from all sides. Whether you are coming from the UK or mainland Europe, you’ll enjoy a comfortable journey.
– Travel map with distances to the Spa Francorchamps circuit.
– Book from the widest choice of cheap ferries at ‘’.
– Put this address in your car navigation: Route du Circuit 55, 4970 Stavelot, Belgium.
– Coordinates are latitude: 50.441412 and longitude: 5.967497 .

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Driver notes


– Minimum race licence requirement National A or EU licence. Licences must always show an EU flag!
– No need to buy an expensive international racing licence.
– Mandatory two pit stops of 60 seconds standstill for all the cars, between 30th & 150th minute.
– Two/three driver teams are welcome.
– The drivers of the Spa 3 Hours  are invited to take advantage of the new F1 stands.
– No hidden costs, such as membership fees, registration fees or any other additional fees.
– That’s us! You pay only one fee for the weekend.
– Although we advise the use of HANS, it is not obligatory for this event.


All drivers will receive a  commemorative trophy to remember the weekend.

About the cars

Invitation list

– Historic Road Sports ánd Touring Cars up to and including 1976.
– Although we do not force HTP papers upon you, you’ll recognize that period style and originality are key factors.
– Are you in doubt whether your car would be eligible? Don’t hesitate to use the form below to mail me any question you might have.

Reg’s in short

– Max. noise level on the Thursday 103 dB [dynamic] and during the weekend 107 dB [dynamic].
– Transponders can be rented on location.
– Historic tyres are welcome and alternatives in consultation.
– Safety spec as per latest version of ‘art. 5 of the FIA App. K regulations’ [click the box in the side bar].
– And please take notice of the ‘Legendary Circuits regulations’ [click the box in the side bar].


The number of cars we accept, is always limited to the number of cars which are allowed to race. You will therefore never end up on any reserve list. Once your entry has been confirmed, you are guaranteed to race.
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This time schedule of the Spa 3 Hours is provisional until officially confirmed by the officials of this event.
Last update 14 February 2017.

Provisional timetable

Wednesday 21 June 2017

20:00H – Access to the paddock til 22:30H.

Thursday 22 June 2017

07:00H – Access to the circuit til 22:00H.
08:00H – Signing on Spa 3 Hours til 19:00H.
09:05H – Private testing sessions til 17:55H.
13:00H – Safety scrutineering  Spa 3 Hours til 18:00H.
18:00H – Paddock Club – Apéritif.
19:00H – Paddock Club – Abundant dinner til 21:00H.
24:00H – Paddock Club closed.

Friday 23 June 2017

07:00H – Access to the circuit til 22:00H.
08:00H – Signing on Spa 3 Hours til 18:45H.
11:00H – Safety scrutineering Spa 3 Hours til 16:30H.
12:00H – Paddock Club – Abundant dinner til 13:30H.
17:00H – Driver’s Briefing – 1st floor Pit Building Room # 132.
17:30H – Paddock Club – Quick lunch til 18:30H.
19:45H – Qualifying – 45 min’s.
24:00H – Paddock Club closed.

Saturday 24 June 2017

12:00H – Paddock Club – Abundant dinner til 13:30H.
17:30H – Paddock Club – Quick lunch a til 18:00H.
18:55H – 3 Hours Race til 21:55H.
22:00H – Paddock Club – Cheese platter & Commemorative Trophies.
24:00H – Paddock Club closed.

Sunday 25 June 2017

08:00H – Breaking down Paddock Club.

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Book your Spa 3 Hours today!

Last year’s Spa 3 Hours grid was sold out early, so make absolutely sure that you’re on the grid of the 2017 edition. by registering and paying your deposit today! No need to pay the full amount yet, just pay your deposit of 750€ today and the remainder to the value of 1.150€ before  1 June 2017, or … pay the full amount of 1.850€ all-in-one today.

Registering is easy …

Register by using the registration form at the bottom of this page. Now that the car is registered and paid for, you will have priority over any following registration.

Payment to:
Beneficiary name: S.E.T.T.
Address: Meer en Duin 1 – 2163HA LISSE – Netherlands.
IBAN: NL97 RABO 03069 43557.
Reference: spa 3 hours + your family name.

Banks charge you substantial fees on money transfers, so we always advise our British friends to use TransferWise.

Any questions?

Don’t hesitate to use the form below to mail me any question you might have about the Spa 3 Hours.

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