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The part rolling relics can play in motorsport's high-tech future

OPINION: Last weekend's Silverstone Classic was another reminder of the joys of dusting off racers from days gone by. But while it might not be obvious, the historic racing world has the potential to play its part in our futures – on and off track

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Historic racing is not the first branch of motorsport that comes to mind in discussions about advancing technology and helping the green movement. After all, part of the appeal is that it includes loud, fire-breathing machines that are – in a modern context – inefficient.

But there are in fact two key areas where historic competition can help the future of the sport and society in general. And they were discussed at the inaugural Autosport Connect industry event back in March.

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