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CURTAIN COMES DOWN ON ANOTHER SENSATIONAL SILVERSTONE CLASSIC BLOCKBUSTER

Photos. Philip Isham/John Patterson Barely had The Stranglers left the stage on Saturday evening, when Sunday’s equally spectacular historic motor sport action roared back into life at the Silverstone Classic. Billed as ‘Tin Top Sunday’, the packed schedule featured a second mouth-watering feast. This time the unrivalled on-track show was headed by nine retro races … Continue reading

IT’S SHOWTIME SATURDAY AT THE STUNNING SILVERSTONE CLASSIC

Even by its own record-breaking standards, Saturday (30 July) was very special at the 2016 Silverstone Classic with more than 16 hours of awe-inspiring action and epic entertainment wowing tens of thousands of fans at the world’s biggest classic motor racing festival. It all started at dawn with 21 hot air balloons taking to the … Continue reading

THE SILVERSTONE CLASSIC IS GO!

The record-breaking Silverstone Classic opened its doors today (29 July) to another action-packed, high-octane, three-day festival. In a busy programme, the famous Grand Prix circuit witnessed no fewer than 14 exciting qualifying sessions with drivers from no fewer than 28 different countries jockeying for top starting positions for the weekend’s spectacular line-up of 20 nostalgic … Continue reading

SILVERSTONE CLASSIC ROARS FROM STRENGTH TO STRENGTH

Next week’s Silverstone Classic (29-31 July) will build on the enormous success of last year’s Silver Jubilee festival. Twelve months ago, the huge 25th anniversary extravaganza was the biggest yet, featuring more than 1,100 race entries and 10,000 privately owned classics on display – plus the mammoth event’s first-ever 100,000 crowd.. Competition entries and ticket … Continue reading

SILVERSTONE ROARS TO LIFE, CLASSIC STYLE!

A host of the famous stars and evocative cars that will wow the crowds at this summer’s action-packed Silverstone Classic (29-31 July) revved up at today’s traditional Media Day curtain-raiser. As the premier event on the historic motor racing calendar, the Silverstone Classic is firmly established as the world’s biggest classic motor racing festival, with … Continue reading

SILVERSTONE CLASSIC POWER SHOW STARS AT THE NEC

The Silverstone Classic teamed up with Classic & Sports Car magazine to create a very special showcase putting the spotlight on several of the mouth-watering race grids that will star on the action-packed racecard at this summer’s spectacular three-day extravaganza (29-31 July). Presented under the evocative ‘When We Were Kings’ banner, the prominent presentation at the … Continue reading

DAYS OF THUNDER COMING TO SILVERSTONE

Silverstone Classic’s recently announced plans to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the legendary Can-Am Championship have blossomed into what is certain to be one of the most eagerly-anticipated highlights on the 2016 motor sport calendar. The pair of very special commemoration races at next summer’s Classic (29-31 July) will be the amazing culmination of a … Continue reading

SILVERSTONE CLASSIC GEARS UP FOR MORE IN 2016

After the huge success of this year’s record-breaking Silver Jubilee extravaganza, the 2016 Silverstone Classic will continue to set the gold standard in global historic racing festivals. Staged at the home of British motor sport, next year’s Silverstone Classic will run from 29-31 July, with tickets going on sale on Thursday 12 November.  The glittering … Continue reading

RECORD-BREAKING SILVERSTONE CLASSIC ALREADY GEARING UP FOR 2016

With its first-ever six-figure attendance, more than 1,000 race entries, an unprecedented number of car club displays and in excess of £5m of cars sold at auction, this year’s special 25th anniversary Silverstone Classic was another massive record-breaker. On top of those remarkable milestones, there were stand-out race victories for a number of notable drivers. … Continue reading

SPORSTCAR LEGEND BRIAN REDMAN TO DRIVE ICONIC CAN-AM PORSCHE 917 AT FESTIVAL OF SPEED

Two of sportscar racing’s most legendary names, the Porsche 917 and Brian Redman, will be reunited at the Goodwood Festival of Speed on June 26-29. British ace Redman, 77, is world-renowned as the king of Formula 5000, the Burnley-born racer having taken a record 16 wins in the North American series and three straight titles … Continue reading

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