Silverstone Classic – Provisional dates 31 July – 2 August 2020
The world’s biggest classic motor racing festival, the Silverstone Classic, joined us at the Show to talk about what’s in store for the 2020 event.
The packed weekend of the Silverstone Classic provides spectacular classic motor racing on the world famous circuit, impressive track parades, infield displays from over 100 car clubs featuring more than 10,000 classic cars, plus interactive driving activities and dynamic demonstrations. There’s plenty of entertainment to enjoy too, with live music from headline acts, a vintage fun fair, and a shopping village. It’s an event for the whole family and provides the ultimate annual celebration of classic cars. The team were on hand to tell visitors all about it.
Find out more about the Silverstone Classic at www.silverstoneclassic.com
Colin Turkington’s stunning BMW 330i M Sport
Introduced at the start of this season, the fleet-footed BMW has been the car to beat in this year’s Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship, taking the Ulsterman to a hard-fought fourth title in the UK’s premier race series. Adding to the ever-popular BTCC’s presence in the capital, Turkington’s pacesetter was joined by one of Team HARD’s race-winning Volkswagen CCs.
The British GT Championship BMW were also represented on Regent Street. The Show’s dedicated Motorsport Zone hosted Ben Green Racing’s spectacular 585bhp V8-propelled M6 GT3.
Xite Energy’s brazen Mini Cooper SX1
Xite Energy’s brazen Mini Cooper SX1 as raced by Oliver Bennett in the 2019 FIA World Rallycross Championship joined us at the Show. Its presence added to the Mini’s 60th birthday celebrations, honoured in the Classic Motoring Zone. Xite Energy also offered visitors the opportunity to set the fastest lap of the day on its simulator: a complimentary high-octane experience and big hit with younger show-goers.