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– 69 per cent sales rate and £2.8 million in total sales at Silverstone Auctions’ eighth Race Retro Sale
– 1958 Porsche 356 A Speedster and 1972 Ferrari Dino 246GT Coupe among highlight results
– Entries invited for upcoming ‘Heythrop Classic Car Sale’ and inaugural ‘Sale of British Marques’

Silverstone Auctions successfully hammered away 69 per cent of lots at its eighth annual sale at Race Retro powered by Motor Sport held at Stoneleigh Park at the weekend. Read More »

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Back again for Race Retro for yet another year and it was blessed by superb weather which ensured the crowds came flocking to Stoneleigh. The association with Motor Sport continues and the collection in hall 3 showed some amazing machinery. There were the usual displays with interesting cars and features with the 35 anniversary of the Metro 6R4 being just one of the celebrated cars. Silverstone Auctions had a wonderful array of cars for sale too, with a couple of Porsche 365’s and a trio of Vauxhall Lotus Carlton’s to mention but a few. Read More »

– Autosport International, the world’s biggest pre-season motorsport show, marked its opening day with the launch of the 2019 FIA World Rally Championship
– WRC cars, drivers, co-drivers and team principals for 2019 from M-Sport Ford, Hyundai Shell Mobis WRT, Toyota Gazoo Racing and Citroën Total WRT were all introduced to the crowds
– McLaren CEO Zak Brown and F1 drivers Lando Norris Carlos Sainz opened the first public day and spoke to fans on the Autosport stage
– Karun Chandhok, Billy Monger, Darren Turner and British Touring Car Championship racers round off the list of motorsport icons on star-studded ‘Super Saturday’
– 1966 Lotus Cortina, raced by Jim Clark, Graham HIll and Jacky Ickx went under the hammer at Silverstone Auctions and sold for £150,000 Read More »

– 55 quality classic and competition cars on offer in Silverstone Auctions’ debut Autosport International Sale
– Highlights of the sale include a rare 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7, a 1961 Emeryson Formula 1 car and a low mileage McLaren Mercedes SLR
– The sale takes place on 12th January during the Autosport International Show at the NEC, Birmingham

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– A super-low mileage 1985 MG Metro 6R4 is to be offered at the Autosport International Sale
– One of only 200 built, purchased by Williams Grand Prix Engineering in 1988
– To be offered at the Autosport International Sale on 12th January at the NEC, Birmingham Read More »

– Rare recreation of 1950’s Aston Martin racing legend the DBR1 for auction
– Built by ‘Wheeler Dealers’ presenter Ant Anstead’s Evanta Motor Company
– To be auctioned at Silverstone Circuit on 19th May estimated at £85,000 – £100,000

Silverstone Auctions is excited to announce that a very special Evanta Aston Martin DBR1 is coming to its May Sale on 19th May at Silverstone racing circuit. Read More »

– Celebrity owned classics and fast Fords among highlight results
– 63 per cent sales rate achieved for Competition Car Sale on Friday 23rd February
– 70 per cent sales rate achieved for Classic Car Sale on Saturday 24th February

Silverstone Auctions has enjoyed another hugely successful Race Retro Sale with celebrity cars showing star appeal and attracting bidders from around the world at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire last Saturday. Read More »

It would not be February for us without the visit to Race Retro. It remains a firm favourite and the best motorsport show we attend. The presence of Motor Sport enhances the show with some wonderful cars on display in hall 3. The mixture of F1, endurance racing and rally cars is perfect and the various displays dotted around the 4 halls are all very good. Throw in the Silverstone Auctions element to the show and you have a superb show for any motorsport enthusiast. Read More »

– 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 »