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‘MR LE MANS’ LAUNCHES CLASSIC TRIBUTE TO THE WORLD’S MOST FAMOUS ROUND-THE-CLOCK RACE

This summer’s Silverstone Classic (26-28 July) will honour Le Mans, the world’s most famous 24-hour race, with Saturday evening’s on-track action featuring three spectacular sportscar showdowns under the evocative ‘Twilight Tribute to Le Mans’ banner. The exciting initiative was launched today (Wednesday 10 April) at the special Silverstone Classic Preview by Tom Kristensen, the great … Continue reading

SILVERSTONE CLASSIC PROPELS PIONEERING DEMENTIA RESEARCH

The Silverstone Classic is proud to announce that Alzheimer’s Research UK has been appointed as the Official Charity Partner to the world’s biggest classic motor racing festival for the next three years. All funds raised by the charity at this summer’s Classic will go directly to Race Against Dementia Fellowships, which are administered by Alzheimer’s Research UK. … Continue reading

NEW HERITAGE RACING INITIATIVE POSITIONS ASTON MARTIN AT THE HEART OF HISTORIC MOTORSPORT

Aston Martin’s increasing commitment to historic motorsport has been cemented with the creation of Aston Martin Heritage Racing – an over-arching brand that unites the company’s assorted historic motorsport activities under one banner. In the first of several major new initiatives, Aston Martin has joined forces with Masters Historic Racing – one of the world’s … Continue reading

SPICING UP 50 YEARS OF THE FORD CAPRI AT THE SILVERSTONE CLASSIC

The world’s most successful Capri racer will lead the celebrations honouring the Ford fastback’s golden anniversary at this summer’s Silverstone Classic (26-28 July). For five seasons in succession between 1976 and 1980, Gordon Spice took top class honours in the British Saloon Car Championship, taking the Mustang-inspired coupé to no fewer than 24 outright race … Continue reading

RECORD GRID OF BENTLEY RACERS AT THE SILVERSTONE CLASSIC TO CELEBRATE CENTENARY

This summer’s Silverstone Classic will celebrate Bentley’s 100th birthday with a very special anniversary race dedicated to honouring the illustrious British marque’s most significant historical milestone. To be staged on Saturday evening at the world’s biggest classic motor racing festival, the Bentley Centenary Trophy for Pre-War Sports Cars comes almost exactly 100 years after the legendary … Continue reading

SPECIAL RACES AT THE SILVERSTONE CLASSIC TO MARK MAGICAL MINI MILESTONE

The 60th anniversary of the extraordinary Mini Minor will be celebrated with two record breaking races at this summer’s Silverstone Classic (26-28 July). To mark this magical milestone in true Classic style, the packed on-track programme will – for the first time ever – feature a pair of very special showdowns dedicated entirely to huge numbers … Continue reading

NEW YEAR HONOURS AT THE 2019 SILVERSTONE CLASSIC

The arrival of every new year heralds a raft of exciting anniversaries and, in the car world, 2019 is crammed full of major motoring milestones – the cream of which will be celebrated at this summer’s Silverstone Classic (26-28 July). As tradition now dictates, the annual Classic is the event that honours automotive history like … Continue reading

2018 BEST OF THE REST SILVERSTONE PHOTO-SHOOT

We’ve come to the end of another season of motorsport at Silverstone. As always its been a very good year, and we’ve had the chance to photograph both National and International events. With so many pictures not used in previous photo shoots, I though this would be a good opportunity to do a best of the … Continue reading

CLASSIC DATE FOR 2019 SET IN SILVER STONE

Next summer’s Silverstone Classic is now confirmed for the weekend of 26-28 July.  The date had already been announced but remained ‘provisional’ until Formula One’s governing body, the FIA, formally ratified its 2019 calendar at yesterday’s meeting of its World Motor Sport Council in St Petersburg. With the British Grand Prix at Silverstone now rubber … Continue reading

SIZZLING SILVERSTONE SERVES UP ANOTHER CLASSIC CLASSIC

Last weekend’s Silverstone Classic has been universally hailed as another massive success by the 100,000 visitors, competitors, performers, grid organisers, exhibitors, car clubs, and media, who savoured three extraordinary days of epic entertainment at the home of British motor sport. For the fourth year in succession the world’s biggest classic motor racing festival attracted a … Continue reading

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