Brands Hatch is located in a fantastic area of the country at the South East of London just off the M25, which makes it an extremely accessible circuit for teams and fans. One of the key features of the circuit is the change in gradient which creates some extremely special and unique corners. The track runs through Grove Wood and over the natural contours of the landscape, making this high speed circuit an extremely thrilling one to drive with little room for error from the minimal run off. A circuit has existed at Brands Hatch since 1926 when the area was first used as a grass track for bike racing. The circuit was raced in an anti-clockwise direction until the mid 1950s when it was changed to is current direction. Over the years the circuit has held events at the highest level including F1 and World Superbikes with the likes of Stirling Moss, Jim Clark, Ayrton Senna and Lewis Hamilton being some of the drivers that have raced on this fantastic circuit. F1 made its final appearance at Brands Hatch in 1986 in a race which saw Nigel Mansell become the eventual winner which was his first F1 career win. The circuit has two configurations in the forms of the Indy and the GP circuit which are allocated for use for different series. Whilst the circuit no longer holds F1 races, series such as DTM, BTCC, British Superbikes, British F3, British GT and F2 race here.