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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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Visitors to this year’s Race Retro, powered by Motor Sport, were treated to motorsport stars, rally legends and glorious sunshine at Stoneleigh Park over the weekend, bringing a record crowd to the show.

Some 24,212 enthusiasts attended over the three show days, an increase on 2018’s 23,100 attendees, to see the mix of rally and racing cars as well as special guests including British racing drivers John Watson and John Fitzpatrick along with ‘Rally Professor’ Rauno Aaltonen. Read More »

Unseasonably warm weather bathed the Race Retro Live Stage, or should that be Stages, as 2019 saw an innovation with a two stage format. The main stage returned to the original location from the first few years of the show with a rally rides stage running next to it for paying customers. The other change was the addition of two gravel sections which ensured the cars were getting plenty of sideways. Meirion Evans brought his Hyundai i20 R5 fresh from two consecutive weekends rallying in the Irish and British Championships right down to Rauno Aaltonen running in a Mini Cooper S. Read More »

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 »

Prepare for double the action at this year’s Race Retro, powered by *Motor Sport*, as the show organisers have announced that the outdoor motorsport will expand to two Live Rally Stages.

With a record number of entries, Rallying with Group B (RWGB) will see some 120 cars including ex-works cars with motorsport champions at the wheel take on the new stages on the Saturday and Sunday at Stoneleigh Park.

Show Director Lee Masters said: “Over the past three years, the Live Rally Stage has seen more cars running each year with more champions from both yesteryear and modern rallying taking part. Read More »

Racing and Rally legends will once again gather at Race Retro, powered by *MotorSport*, as racing drivers John Watson and John Fitzpatrick make their show debut alongside returning rally legend Rauno Aaltonen.

Held at Stoneleigh Park from 22-24 February, Race Retro welcomes Formula One driver turned pundit John Watson, who won five Grands Prix and was third in the 1982 championship.

Born in Belfast, John’s F1 career started in 1972 at Goldie Hexagon Racing but his first World Champion event wasn’t until the following year when he drove a Brabham-Ford BT37. Moving on to the BT42, John scored his first championship point in the 1974 Monaco Grand Prix. Drives with Team Surtees, Lotus and Penske followed. Read More »

This year’s Race Retro, powered by *Motor Sport*, has received a record number of entries for the Live Rally Stage, organised by Rallying with Group B (RWGB), with some amazing ex-works cars and motorsport legends celebrated.

Held from 22-24 February, Race Retro will transform the grounds of Stoneleigh Park on Saturday and Sunday to create some high-octane live action with over 250 entries considered for the final list of ‘runners and riders.’ Read More »

Race Retro, powered by *Motor Sport*, will celebrate the legacy of Le Mans with a display of iconic vehicles that have competed at what is arguably the most famous motor race in the world.

There is no better place to celebrate the achievements of Le Mans 24 Hours than within the *Motor Sport *Hall of Fame Live at Race Retro, held at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, from February 22-24, 2019. Read More »

The MG & Triumph Spares Day in association Cherished Vehicle Insurance Services returns to Stoneleigh Park on 10th February 2019.

The newly launched MG & Triumph dedicated parking provides owners with potentially their first chance to bring their pride and joys out of winter hibernation and on the road. We believe this new area will become and real highlight of the event and provide owners and visitors alike with a superb opportunity to admire the vehicles on display. The MG & Triumph parking will be located adjacent to the exhibition halls providing ease of access to the event for their owners. Read More »

– *60 years since racing driver Mike Hawthorn’s death *
– *Cars on display include Lotus 11 and Jaguar D-Type*
– *Unique collection of Hawthorn memorabilia from private collection revealed*

This year’s *Motor Sport *Hall of Fame Live will include a unique tribute to British racing driver Mike Hawthorn when it returns to Race Retro. Held at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, from 22-24 February, the Hawthorn showcase features both cars and artefacts from his career that have been curated for a bespoke display. Read More »