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DEREK BELL TO SPEARHEAD SPECTACULAR GROUP C CELEBRATION AT SILVERSTONE

Britain’s most successful sportscar racer, Derek Bell MBE , will top a star-studded bill as Silverstone celebrates the 40th anniversary of the legendary Group C era at The Classic over the Bank Holiday weekend at the end of this month (26-28 August). The five time winner of the illustrious Le Mans 24 Hours will be joined … Continue reading

SILVERSTONE TO CELEBRATE 40 YEARS OF GROUP C AT THE CLASSIC

Silverstone will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the legendary Group C sportscar era at The Classic next month (26-28 August). As well as being the birthplace of the Formula One World Championship, the famous circuit also had the honour of hosting the very first race for lionised Group C cars.  The opening round of the 1982 World … Continue reading

CREDIT SUISSE HISTORIC RACING FORUM 2018 ‘CHALLENGE OF LE MANS’ VIDEO

A full house of VIPs, motor-racing personalities and members of the press flocked to Goodwood’s Race Control building for the Credit Suisse Historic Racing Forum. Before the on-track action got under way at the 2018 Revival Meeting, a distinguished panel met on the morning of Saturday 8 September to discuss ‘The Challenge of Le Mans’. … Continue reading

DAYTONA’S FAMOUS RACING HERITAGE HONOURED WITH SPECIAL SATURDAY EVENING SHOWCASE AT THE SILVERSTONE CLASSIC

In an exciting new homage, this summer’s Silverstone Classic (20-22 July) will honour the famous 24 Hours of Daytona with Saturday evening’s three retro sports car showdowns all celebrating the history of America’s legendary endurance race under the ‘Daytona at Dusk’ banner.. Daytona has been synonymous with motor sport for more than a century with … Continue reading

FERRARI 70TH ANNIVERSARY AT THE GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED

Ferrari is celebrating its 70th Anniversary at the Goodwood Festival of Speed with an incredible and diverse display of current and historic Ferrari road and race cars, including the LaFerrari Aperta which is the star car of the company’s anniversary events. Some of the Ferrari cars being showcased this weekend include a Ferrari 333SP, driven … Continue reading

FAST START FOR NEW HISTORIC MOTORSPORT INTERNATIONAL

The inaugural Historic Motorsport International has been hailed as a resounding success, establishing the new London show as the must-attend launch-pad to the eagerly-anticipated historic competition season ahead. Staged alongside the hugely popular London Classic Car Show for four packed days (23-26 February) at ExCeL, HMI underlined the UK’s position at the epicentre of the … Continue reading

DARIO FRANCHITTI RACES TO JOIN MOTORSPORT ROYALTY AT CLASSIC GALA OPENING

Dario Franchitti, a three times winner of the Indy 500 and four times IndyCar champion, is the latest star to join special Gala Evening celebrations on the opening day of the London Classic Car Show (Thursday 23rdFebruary). Scottish-born Franchitti, who also won the Daytona 24 Hours in a long and highly successful career, will join … Continue reading

STAR CARS HONOUR THE CAREER OF JACKY ICKX, THE WORLD’S GREATEST ALL-ROUND RACING DRIVER

Six stand out cars that played key roles in the career of Jacky Ickx, the world’s greatest all-round racing driver, will form a special showcase to the guest of honour at the London Classic Car Show (23-26 February, London ExCeL). In a career that spanned more than 40 years, Ickx won eight Grands Prix and … Continue reading

WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS FOR HISTORIC MOTORSPORT INTERNATIONAL!

Historic Motorsport International (HMI) is an exciting new event celebrating historic motorsport, showcasing this exciting sector and bringing the historic competition scene together pre-season. Being opened by the world’s greatest all-round racing driver, Jacky Ickx, Historic Motorsport International is the must attend event for the historic motorsport community in February. See stunning historic race and rally cars … Continue reading

PORSCHE RENNSPORT REUNION V ASSEMBLES ALL-STAR CAST OF CARS AND DRIVERS

For the Porsche Rennsport Reunion V taking place at Mazda Laguna Seca Raceway this weekend, September 25-27, 2015, both the men and the machines they drove are expected to outdraw one of the largest crowds in track history – the last Rennsport Reunion held in 2011. Pre-event buzz from the passionate Porsche enthusiasts and collectors … Continue reading

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