Land Rover Legends Makes Welcome Return In June 2021

Land Rover Legends
Land Rover Legends return in June 2021

The Land Rover Legends will return in 2021 at Thruxton Circuit in Hampshire, with new categories and Summer date of 12th and 13th June. Following the disappointment of so many events being either completely shelved or postponed, the Land Rover Legends team announced the event would return in the summer of 2021 in a Covid safe environment.

Taking place at the historic WW2 airfield that once was RAF Thruxton, Land Rover Legends is a ‘mud-pluggers’ heaven welcoming all enthusiasts and showcasing the very best examples of the marque, including several rare and unusual vehicles from the Dunsfold Collection, a founding partner of the event.

The venue offers extensive visitor facilities, including the new Thruxton Centre, a dedicated campsite, a kart track, a skid pan – and a superb 4×4 course on-site, which will be open throughout the weekend.

Land Rover Legends
Land Rover Legends

The 2021 edition includes unique feature displays, the leading Land Rover clubs, the National Land Rover Awards, an exclusive Land Rover parade on the race circuit, specialist exhibitors and traders –and an unmatched atmosphere from the Thruxton Historic race meeting happening on the circuit over the same weekend.

National Land Rover Awards relaunched with new categories

Land Rover Legends has always had authenticity and originality at its heart, featuring impressive displays of significant Land Rovers, as well as the presentations for the annual National Awards. 2021 sees the launch of a number of new award categories, to reflect the growing number of nominations received each year. Three finalists will be announced in each category in April, with the winners to be revealed on Sunday 13th June at the Land Rover Legends event.

Nominations are open now for submission online, in the following categories:

  • Original Vehicle
    • Utility
    • Range Rover
    • Discovery
    • Freelander
  • Restoration
  • Bespoke Vehicle
  • Military Vehicle
  • Publication
Richard Grafton, Land Rover Legends Event Director:
With 2021 still likely to present many challenges for event organisers, we are delighted to be working with the highly experienced Thruxton team to put on a safe and welcoming event at such an exciting venue. We have all been missing the opportunity to get together and share our passion for Land Rovers, and we are planning to make this the great reunion of the year. We will be firming up the details as 2021 unfolds but for now, I would urge everyone to save the date and book with confidence, safe in the knowledge that should visitors not be allowed at the event due to Covid-19 restrictions, they will have the option for a full refund or to transfer their tickets.

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The 2021 Awards will also see the presentation at the Thruxton Historic weekend of the Best Club Award (sponsored by Land Rover Monthly magazine) and the Brian Bashall Memorial Award, made in memory of the founder of the Dunsfold Collection.

Land Rovers racing to the rescue
With the Thruxton Historic race meeting running alongside Land Rover Legends, visitors will also need to keep an eye out for some special Land Rovers playing their part in the running of the race meeting, providing recovery and shuttle services for drivers and officials, as well as taking part in the Land Rover parade on the start/finish line!

Advance discounted tickets are available now, giving you two shows for the price of one! Full details can be found at www.landroverlegends.com.