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After a positive start to the sixth round of the GP2 Series at the Hungaroring, 21-year-old former British Formula 3 Champion Jordan King started Saturday’s feature race from sixth on the grid after an impressive qualifying session.King Hungary15a Read More »

Lister Classic15a– Two Lister cars finish on the podium during the fiercely contested Stirling Moss Trophy race at Silverstone Classic
– Lister Jaguar Knobbly ‘5’ and Lister Costin Jaguar ‘8’ finish just behind the winning Ferrari 246S ‘46’
– Further success sees two more Listers in the top 10 of the tight 38-car race
– Limited run of ten Lister Knobbly continuations now sold out; overwhelming response means Lister is considering a number of final special editions Read More »

Maserati HuntRound 4 in the Maserati Trofeo World Series will feature Freddie Hunt, son of 1976 F1 World Champion, James Hunt who has recently moved back into the spotlight courtesy of Ron Howard’s recent movie Rush, which recounted his rivalry with Niki Lauda. Freddie Hunt will be on the track in Virginia, USA, on the weekend of 21-22 August. Read More »

McLaren Spa15aThe McLaren 650S GT3 was subjected to the most demanding test to date this weekend with two examples of the latest model from McLaren GT racing in the Total 24 Hours of Spa. Lining up against arguably the most competitive GT3 grid in the world with McLaren GT customer team Von Ryan Racing, drivers Alvaro Parente, Bruno Senna and Adrian Quaife-Hobbs brought the #59 650S GT3 home tenth in the PRO class, and 18th overall. Read More »

JD Classics Silverstone15– JD Classics is celebrating an overall victory, two class wins, a podium finish and a pole position at this weekend’s Silverstone Classic
– Despite tricky conditions the team’s ex-Fangio C-Type took victory in the Woodcote Trophy
– In the Stirling Moss Trophy the JD Classics D-Type grabbed pole position and a class win
– The Super Touring Car Challenge saw the team’s Group 44 XJS take a class victory – a first since being campaigned by JD Classics
– In the Jet Battle of Britain Trophy, JD Classics’ lightweight E-Type rose from sixth on the grid to finish third Read More »

Classic AstonIn its 60th year, the Newport Pagnell-based business once again attended the world’s biggest historic motor racing festival with a display comprising a selection of modern and heritage Aston Martin sports cars to celebrate its diamond jubilee.

Among the models on show at the world-famous Northamptonshire race circuit was a Newport Pagnell-built DB4 Series 5 Vantage, alongside other heritage and modern sports cars including a muscular V12 Vantage S and a luxurious Rapide S. Read More »

Classic Auction 1– Cooper Monaco is bought on Thursday and raced on Saturday
– Silverstone Classic produces yet more unforgettable stories

The Silverstone Classic always delivers myriad stories and unique anecdotes, many of which lie in the history of the evocative machinery on show, but this year’s event has provided a speedy tale with a difference. Read More »

– Curtain comes down on record-breaking 25th Silverstone Classic
– Three-day festival welcomes its first ever 100,000 strong crowd
– Stunning air display and Status Quo entertain thousands on Saturday night
– Silver car parade one of Silver Sunday’s many highlights
– A huge programme of action-packed races provides spectacular sight

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– Largest ever single day Classic crowd witness packed schedule of races
– Touring car stars steal the show with a number of standout victories
– Record Masters F1 grid and International Trophy dusk race among highlights
– Status Quo rock thousands of fans into the night

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• Potential race-winning pace suffers from bad luck
• Car #7 retires after collision six hours in,  driver unhurt
• Car #8 running in P5 suffers electrical failure after 12 hours
• Bentley Team HTP finish P5 in Pro class

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