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Race Retro, powered by Motor Sport, will pay tribute to the late great Dan Gurney at this year’s show, held at Warwickshire’s Stoneleigh Park from Friday 23 to Sunday 25 February, with the last Formula One car Gurney raced on display – the McLaren M14A. Read More »

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– 1990 Ford Sierra Cosworth RS500 ‘Group A’ winner driven by Robb Gravett, Mike Smith and Stig Blomqvist
– Record-breaking season with nine wins, eight pole positions and eight fastest laps
– In storage for 20 years and now being offered for sale by Silverstone Auctions

The 1990 British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) winning 1990 Ford Sierra Cosworth RS500 driven by Robb Gravett, Mike Smith and Stig Blomqvist is being publicly offered for sale for the very first time. Read More »

– 1959 Austin A35 HRDC spec race car owned by Theo Paphitis
– Being offered for sale by Silverstone Auctions at Race Retro Competition Car Sale
– Estimated at between £18,000 to £22,000

A 1959 Austin A35 HRDC spec race car owned by former Dragons’ Den star Theo Paphitis is being offered for sale by Silverstone Auctions at its Race Retro Competition Car Sale on 23rd February. Read More »

Few racing cars are restored forty years later by the very people that built it in the first place, but that’s exactly what’s happened to the little-known Connew F1 car, which will be on display at Race Retro, powered by Motor Sport, held 23-25 February at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire.

The car, featuring in the Motor Sport Hall of Fame Live, was built in a time when F1 was possible for those with big ambitions and small budgets, and not just a pipe dream. Read More »

– 1999 Ford Focus WRC will be offered for sale by Silverstone Auctions
– Chassis #68335 driven on 11 rounds of WRC – four with Colin McRae behind the wheel
– Estimated at between £120,000 to £140,000

A 1999 Ford Focus WRC, driven by the legendary Colin McRae in four rounds of the World Rally Championship, is being offered for sale by Silverstone Auctions at its Race Retro Competition Car Sale on 23rd February. Read More »

Triple British Touring Car Champion Matt Neal will make his debut at Race Retro, powered by Motor Sport, at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, on Saturday 24 February.

Matt, who is also a record six-time BTCC Independents Champion, will talk about his career as well as signing autographs for enthusiasts at the three-day show.

Starting in Motorcross, Matt moved into cars in 1988, driving in the Ford Fiesta XR2i category. He was the British Group N Champion in 1990 and 1991, before making his BTCC debut with Pyramid Motorsport at Silverstone in a BMW M3. Read More »

– Rare right-hand drive 1965 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 Series 1 for auction
– To be offered for sale by Silverstone Auctions estimated at £160,000 to £190,000
– It was the fastest road-going Ferrari at the time

A stunning 1965 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 Series 1, just one of 44 UK right-hand drive examples built, is for sale at the Silverstone Auctions Race Retro Classic Car Sale. Read More »

– Subaru Group A rally car driven by Vatanen and Burns up for auction
– Part of World Rally Championship history and estimated at between £120,000 to £140,000
– Intense bidding expected at the Silverstone Auctions Race Retro Competition Car Sale on 23rd February

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Rally legend Miki Biasion will be back behind the wheel at Race Retro, powered by Motor Sport, when it comes to Stoneleigh Park from 23-25 February, to mark 30 years since his first World Rally Championship title in 1988.

Rally fans will get the thrill of a lifetime when they see this former champion, best known for his career with Lancia, in action on the Live Rally Stage with the crews from Rallying with Group B on the Saturday and Sunday.

Biasion came to prominence in the early 1980s, winning both the Italian and European Rally Championships in 1983, driving a Lancia 037. Read More »

Racing legend Brian Redman, the most recent racing driver to be inducted into the *Motor Sport Hall of Fame, *will make his debut at Europe’s number one historic motorsport event as Race Retro returns to Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, from February 23-25, 2018.

Excelling in sports cars and Formula 5000, Lancashire-born Brian raced a supercharged Morris Minor Traveller at Rufforth in 1959. It was six years before his career gained momentum when almost unbeatable in Charles Bridges’ lightweight Jaguar E-type during 1965. Read More »