|THE BENTLEY BOYS ARE BACK AT THE CLASSIC|
|◾Kidston Trophy for Pre-War Sports Cars makes welcome return
◾Evocative 50+ car grid takes festival-goers right back in time
◾Aston Martins, Bugattis, Frazer Nashes and Lagondas
◾Significant discounts available with Early Bird tickets
Next summer's Silverstone Classic will feature more than eight decades of glittering motor sport history, with confirmation that the acclaimed Kidston Trophy for Pre-War Sports Cars is returning to the packed on-track programme in 2017.
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|PRANCING HORSES AND PROWLING BIG CATS JOIN CLASSIC LEGENDS|
|◾Ferrari 333 SP hot to trot among 90s Endurance Legends
◾Jaguar Sport XJR15s return to Silverstone after 25-year absence
◾Dallara plus Riley & Scott sports prototypes add to on-track show
◾Maserati Barchetta, Mercedes CLK, TVR T400R plus a plethora of Porsches
◾Tickets on sale until 5pm on Thursday
This weekend's Silverstone Classic (29-31 July) will feature the biggest and best gathering of 90s Endurance Legends yet. More than 30 standout sports racers will take to the track on all t...[Read more...]|
|1970 United States Grand Prix: Hopes Renewed by 'Emerson Who?'|
|It would be a chaotic and ghastly sight. The twirling Lotus mass carried with it another of a brotherhood of drivers that were both very successful and wildly popular. It was another loss for Team Lotus. It was terrible when Jim Clark was lost, but Jochen Rindt's passing would be more than the team could bear. It seemed all hope had gone. But then there would be a young Brazilian, of whom most of the world was ignorant. However, all of that would change one day in the fall of 1970.
Emerson Fi...[Read more...]|
|1954 24 Hours of Le Mans: A French Bull Runs to Victory at Le Mans|
|Everything needs to be right amongst drivers competing for victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Not only do they need to share the car over the course of a whole day but their driving styles must compliment each other. In the case of the 1954 24 Hours of Le Mans there would be no better pairing than a calm, steady Frenchman and a wild Pampas bull from Argentina.
Prior to the 22nd running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Maurice Trintignant had already achieved a career driving a vast number of diff...[Read more...]|
|1990 Hungarian Grand Prix: The Third Time's the Charm|
|On March 1st, 1992 Williams would debut its new FW14B. On the outside, it would appear no different than the previous year's car. But underneath Newey's design would be an array of technology that would start a revolution in Formula One. Complete with a semi-automatic gearbox, active suspension, anti-lock brakes and traction control, the FW14B was well ahead of its time and it would usher in technology that would be in use more than a decade later. It would dominate the 1992 season and give Nige...[Read more...]|