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Season 44 (Spring 2024)
Season 43 (Autumn 2023)
Season 42 (Spring 2023)
Season 41 (Autumn 2022)
Season 40 (Spring 2022)
Season 39 (Autumn 2021)
Season 38 (Spring 2021)
Season 37 (2020)
Season 36 (2020)
Season 35 (2019)
Season 34 (2019)
Season 33 (2018)
Season 32 (2017-18)
Season 31 (2017)
Season 30 (2016)
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Welcome to UKGPL!

The UK Grand Prix Legends Championships

This is the home page of UKGPL, a United Kingdom based online racing league for fans of Grand Prix Legends.

Registration for Season 44 is OPEN!

This season we will be running the original 1967 F1, the 1955 GP and the 1967 F2 open-wheel classes. We will also be running the closed-wheel 1966 Can-Am cars. An overview of Season 44 is available in English, French, Portugese, Italian, Spanish and German.

The league is still going strong despite the advent of dozens of new sims. Grand Prix Legends models some of the best cars from the fifties, sixties and early seventies and does it exceptionally well. Despite having been around since 1998, Grand Prix Legends still attracts a loyal following and UKGPL offers the opportunity to race open wheel cars from the original 1967 season and cars from the 1955, 1965, 1966, 1968 and 1969 seasons. The 67 Sports Cars, 66 Can-Ams and 71 Can-Ams provide an additional challenge.

UKGPL is founded around our 1967 format championship which represents the pinnacle of achievement and this season we will be running two divisions for the 1967 F1 cars. UKGPL will also run championships for the 1955 GP, 1967 F2 cars and the 1966 Can-Am cars. Our aim is simply to have some fun racing the 50s and 60s machines.

We are now an international league having drivers from many countries. A summary of our rules are available in French, Portugese, Italian, Spanish and German. Our 1967 F1 championship will again be a joint venture with GPL Brazil. We will be using the UKGPL token system for the 1967 F1 "Works" and "Privateer" races with the tracks chosen by GPL Brazil.

There is something to suit everyone, both newcomers to online racing and those more experienced, so join our forum introduce yourself and enjoy the racing.

In order to allow drivers to plan their sim racing activities, we have adopted a regular calendar for UKGPL races. We will run two seasons per calendar year. The "Spring" season of ten rounds will start on the second Sunday of the year. The "Autumn" season will start in September and will feature a season of eight rounds can be completed before the end of the calendar year. The "Joe Shaw Memorial" races will be held in the week after the Easter holidays.

The provisional dates for future events are:

Joe Shaw Memorial Races: 7th April 2024 and 9th April 2024

Summer Break: Start 12th June 2024 - Finish 2nd September 2024

Season 45: Start 3rd September 2024 - Finish 15th December 2024

To sign-up for Season 44, click on these links:

1967 Formula 1 - (Works)
1967 Formula 1 - (Privateers)
1955 Grand Prix (Works)
1955 Grand Prix (Privateers)
1967 F2
1966 Can-Am

We held a Season 44 warm-up race at Reims to blow away the Christmas cobwebs. Have a look at the in-car video to see how the race unfolded.

Or why not check out Dimitar Dulichki's livestream of the event.

If you are ex-UKGPL and are contemplating a return, why not take a look at our 10th Anniversary video compiled by Vlad Vosblod. See if you can spot yourself!

Our Chief Moderator is Phil Thornton.

Please address applications to join to any of the moderating team, whose profiles are below

Our web master is Dave 'Gizmo' Gymer.

If you are a seasoned Grand Prix Legends campaigner and would simply like to know more about our league please browse our forum. If you are a complete beginner you may find the Getting Started page and Training Article helpful. If you're ready to start racing on-line there are some invaluable hints and tips in our New Drivers thread.

Existing members may wish to jump directly to the list of all unread posts.

We do not have any funded race servers. All our servers are provided by our members free of charge for the benefit of the drivers. These members and their servers are:

Cookie (UKGPL08, UKGPL09)
Dave Curtis (UKGPL10, UKGPL11, UKGPL12)
Phil Thornton (UKGPL04, UKGPL05)
Pete Bennett (UKGPL07)
phspok (UKGPL13, UKGPL14, UKGPL15)

Disclaimer: Grand Prix Legends is copyright Sierra Sports and Papyrus.
Any files on this site are the property of their author, no works may be duplicated or distributed without the express permission of the author.

xx Joe Shaw Memorial Trophy 2024
March 18, 2024, 01:28:05 PM +0000 by EvilClive
Traditionally around Easter we run a short season of races to remember Joe Shaw, a young guy who raced both UKGPL and also in the real world in a...
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xx Season 44
December 21, 2023, 07:29:21 PM +0000 by Phil Thornton

Cette saison, nous organiserons quatre championnats sur deux soirées de course.  La saison sera d'une dur...
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Race Announcements
xx UKGPL Season 44 (Spring 2024) 1966 CA - Bathurst - Apr 16
Yesterday at 11:51:03 AM by Cookie
UKGPL Season 44 - 1966 Can-Am -  Bathurst - Apr 16

The 6th race in the CanAm 66 series finds us at Mount Pan...
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xx UKGPL Season 44 (Spring 2024) 1955 GP (Privateers) - Roy Hesketh - Apr 14
April 10, 2024, 07:38:20 PM +0100 by Phil Thornton
Season 44 - 1955GP (Privateers) - Round 6 – Roy Hesketh
The sixth race in the 1955 Grand Prix series takes us to the [...
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Al Heller (Clark-Hill Racing)
BadBlood (Blue Moose Racing, Team Straggler)
Ben "Welling" Summers (Phoenix Racing)
blito (Shadows)
Bully (Crash 'N' Burn Racing)
Dave 'Gizmo' Gymer (Team Shark)
Fred Basset (Legends Racing)
FullMetalGasket (Blue Moose Racing, Crank of Brothers)
G Jonsson (Black Night Racing)
Geoff65 (Clark-Hill Racing)
Jack O'Ferrall (Reed Racing)
john roberts (Clark-Hill Racing)
Kruger Enge (Soggy Bottom Racers Club)
miner2049er (Clark-Hill Racing)
Paul968 (Kerb Crawlers)
Philippe Girard (Equipe BGB)
Robert Fleurke (Antipasti Racing)
Ross Neilson (Clark-Hill Racing)
Samb (Black Night Racing)
Steve Smith
Syd Drake (Drake Racing, Soggy Bottom Racers Club)
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vosblod (Clark-Hill Racing)
Walter Conn (REV)
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