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Daily Archives: April 27th, 2016

– Biggest Media Day yet promises quantity and quality at summer spectacular
– Bikes and sidecars join cars on action-packed family-friendly bill
– Freddie Hunt celebrates father James’ F1 title triumph in McLaren M23
– 1966 World Cup celebrations remembered in car football match

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Silverstone Classic Freddie Hunt– Special 40th anniversary celebrations of the flamboyant Englishman’s title winning season
– Freddie Hunt drives 1976 championship winning McLaren M23
– Iconic circuit witnessed three of Hunt’s most famous F1 victories

The headline grabbing career of one of Britain’s most charismatic and colourful sportsmen will be celebrated at this summer’s Silverstone Classic (29-31 July). Read More »

– eBay announced as official parts and accessories partner
– Show-goers to witness 4×4 classic being restored to its former glory

The organisers of the record-breaking Silverstone Classic (29-31 July) are delighted to announce eBay, the global online marketplace, will be joining the event, for the first time, as the official parts and accessories partner. Read More »

Silverstone Classic Prostate Cancer UKThe Silverstone Classic is proud to announce that Prostate Cancer UK has been appointed as its Official Charity Partner for the next three years.

The announcement was made today (Wednesday) at the special Media Preview which launched this summer’s edition of the world’s biggest classic motor racing festival, taking place at Britain’s premier race circuit over the weekend of 29-31 July. Read More »

Volkswagen Paris16– Impressive performance by the Abt Schaeffler team with Volkswagen as a strategic partner

Lucas di Grassi adds to his latest success in Long Beach (USA) by winning the recent Formula E race in Paris. The driver of the Abt Schaeffler team, with its strategic partner Volkswagen, starts the next round of the electric-powered racing series on 21 May in Berlin as championship leader. Read More »

Ssangyong Classic16SsangYong returns to the Silverstone Classic for the second time as official courtesy car partner for this year’s event (29-31 July), and will provide over 60 cars to support the 26th anniversary with a three day VIP service.

Models from across the range including the all new Tivoli, Korando crossover, Korando Sports 1 tonne pick-up, Rexton 4×4 and Turismo MPV, will support the occasion by ferrying VIPs, competitors, media and event organisers around the Silverstone circuit throughout the three day event. Read More »

– ‘The Photo’, a short film produced for the inaugural 2015 Les Grandes Heures Automobiles (LGHA) historic motor sport event, scoops prestigious international movie award
– ‘The Photo’ wins the Platinum Remi Award at the 49th annual WorldFest Houston International Independent Film Festival
– ‘The Photo’ includes a roll call of famous French racing drivers, including Formula 1, Le Mans and Paris-Dakar race winners
– Directed by multiple award-winning moviemaker Jean-Louis Mourey, ‘The Photo’ amusingly ends with the immortal line “selfie or not selfie?”
– The second edition of LGHA to take place on 24-25 September 2016 at the historic banked Linas-Montlhéry motor circuit, just 20 miles (33 km) from the centre of Paris, with over 200 historic competition cars and motorcycles in action, including Group B rally cars running into the nightLes Grandes Heures The Photo Read More »