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Daily Archives: May 10th, 2012

MSA British Rally Championship manager Mark Taylor has been appointed to the judging panel of Silverstone MotorsportUK’s brand new RAVENOL supported Spirit of Motorsport Awards.

The 2012 Sprit of Motorsport Awards will be open to competitors from the world of rallying, racing and karting, the three winners sharing a selection of prizes worth more than £10,000, one of the largest in national motorsport. The applicants will be judged on their performance, approach to motorsport and ability to overcome adversity. Read More »


– Lightweight design is an Audi core competence – in production and in sport
– Victorious WEC debut of the new Audi R18 ultra
– Six more weeks to go before the start of the Le Mans 24 Hours Read More »

– Sir Patrick Stewart, Brendan Cole and Chemmy Alcott launch ‘all-star’ charity eventSilverstone Celebrities 12 Read More »

Special races dedicated to the memory of two of motor sport’s most respected figures, Peter Gethin and Alan Mann, will be among the highlights of the world’s biggest classic motor racing festival, this summer’s Silverstone Classic powered by the AA (20-22 July).

The Peter Gethin Memorial Trophy for howling, growling Formula 2 and Formula 5000 single-seater machinery (1960s-70s) plus the Alan Mann Trophy for evocative Under 2 Litre Touring Cars (1960s-70s) are sure to provoke plenty of emotion among public – already pre-sales are 31 per cent up on 2011’s event which attracted some 80,000 visitors, itself a record. Read More »

Competitors in the 2012 edition of Tour Britannia (6-8 June) will tackle 20 special stages and two races during two and a half days of intense competition following final sign off of the route for the eighth running of the classic race and rally tour. Read More »

The Silverstone Grand Prix circuit will once again host the exciting Ferrari Racing Days in September, with a packed schedule of on-track activities from the F1 Clienti, FXX, 599XX, Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli and the Ferrari Club Challenge. Apart from the end of season Finali Mondiali, the Ferrari Racing Days event at Silverstone is the only race meeting in Europe where Ferrari fans will be able to see all of these different track activities at the same venue on the same weekend.

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