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THE SILVERSTONE CLASSIC 2021 SERVES UP A DOUBLE HELPING OF AUTOMOTIVE ANNIVERSARIES

The Classic this summer (30 July – 1 August) is eagerly anticipated,  serving up a double dose of automotive anniversaries with all of 2021’s major marque and model milestones added to those rolled over from last year’s postponed staging of the world’s biggest classic motor racing festival.  Topping the list of outstanding birthdays carried forward is the … Continue reading

A CONFIRMED CLASSIC DATE AT SILVERSTONE IN 2021

The Classic next summer is now confirmed for the weekend of 30 July-01 August – and the eagerly-awaited 2021 festival promises to be very special even by its own record-breaking standards.    Already firmly established as the world’s biggest retro racing celebration with unrivalled grids, parades, displays and family entertainment, next year’s event will be back … Continue reading

2020 SILVERSTONE CLASSIC CANCELLED

It is with a heavy heart that the organisers of the Silverstone Classic announce that this summer’s flagship three-day festival – originally scheduled for the weekend of 31 July to the 2 August – has sadly been cancelled.. As the world’s biggest classic motor racing festival, the massive event always attracts unrivalled grids, many thousands … Continue reading

ALFA ROMEO ANNIVERSARY RACES COMPLETE ‘GREATEST HITS’ RACECARD AT THE 2020 SILVERSTONE CLASSIC

The special ‘Greatest Hits’ racecard at this summer’s 30th birthday Silverstone Classic (31 July-2 August) is completed with a pair of super-evocative Alfa Romeo 110th Anniversary Celebration Races. Scheduled as a crowd-pleasing double-header on both Saturday and Sunday, these two showdowns are set to attract unprecedented numbers of racing Alfas. The record turn-out will provide yet … Continue reading

SILVERSTONE CLASSIC TO MARK ITS 30th ANNIVERSARY WITH ‘GREATEST HITS’ RACECARD

Celebrating its 30th anniversary in splendid style, this summer’s special Silverstone Classic (31 July – 2 August) will feature a spectacular ‘greatest hits’ showcase of magical retro races. Harking back to when Silverstone hosted the UK’s first-ever race meeting dedicated entirely to historic racing – a trend-setting milestone in motor sport history – no fewer … Continue reading

DATE CONFIRMED FOR LANDMARK 30th ANNIVERSARY SILVERSTONE CLASSIC

Next summer’s Silverstone Classic is now confirmed for the weekend of Friday 31 July to Sunday 2 August. 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 (4 December) meeting of its World Motor Sport Council in Paris. With the British … Continue reading

PROVISIONAL DATE FOR 2020 SILVERSTONE CLASSIC ANNOUNCED

Memories of another incredible Silverstone Classic may still be fresh in the minds of the record number of visitors but the clock has already started counting down to next year’s event – the date for which is announced today. As tradition dictates, the Classic will be staged at the home of British motor sport two … Continue reading

RECORD-BREAKING SILVERSTONE CLASSIC WOWS HUGE CROWDS

The curtain has come down on another record-breaking Silverstone Classic that wowed the crowds from Friday morning through to Sunday evening. This 2019 edition of the hugely popular blockbuster event attracted record grids, record car club attendees, record spectator numbers giving a total attendance of 109,000 over the weekend – a significant increase on previous … Continue reading

SILVERSTONE CLASSIC SUPER SATURDAY SERVES UP A FEAST OF RETRO RACING

The 2019 Silverstone Classic burst into life on Super Saturday as a total of 12 races, off-track entertainment, sell out car club displays, plus a plethora of iconic car parades wowed the record crowds around the famous Grand Prix circuit. The staggering line-up of retro races kicked off with the HSCC Classic Formula 3 race … Continue reading

SCENE SET FOR SENSATIONAL SILVERSTONE SPECTACLE AS CLASSIC REVS INTO LIFE

The stage is set. The 2019 edition of the ‘Rocking and Racing’ Silverstone Classic is primed for action, following a spectacular opening day of qualifying sessions, anniversary celebrations, family fun and evocative Woodstock riffs. The action on-track today was every bit as hot as the sizzling summer temperatures, with a colourful mix of touring cars, … Continue reading

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