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Ten things to watch at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

The Goodwood Festival of Speed returns this weekend, with a usual stellar line-up of both cars and drivers. Here are the top 10 things to watch out for...

The second-generation Can-Am racers that took the UK by storm Plus

The second-generation Can-Am racers that took the UK by storm

When Thundersports was introduced in 1983, few could have predicted that it would bring an army of heavy metal from the United States to British circuits. The awe-inspiring former Can-Am racers became a new domestic flagship category that captivated spectators and drivers alike

The E-Type 'Beast' that took on club racing's greats Plus

The E-Type 'Beast' that took on club racing's greats

Thousands of Jaguar E-Types were produced over the years, but 60 years on from its birth, none can quite match the mighty machine that was campaigned with great success in club racing by Malcolm Hamilton

Damon Hill to demonstrate F1 title-winning Williams FW18 at Silverstone

Damon Hill will mark the 25th anniversary of his Formula 1 world championship crown by demonstrating his 1996 Williams FW18 at The Classic, Silverstone on Sunday.

How hillclimbing has rejuvenated a cancer surviving-grandfather

OPINION: The British Hillclimb Championship is enjoying a strong start to its season and one driver battling the top guns has quite the story to tell

Freddie Hunt, son of F1 champion James, set for historic racing debut

Freddie Hunt, son of 1976 Formula 1 world champion James, will make his debut in historic racing at The Classic, Silverstone (30 Jul - 1 Aug).

Historic races added to F1 British GP schedule in place of Porsche Supercup

Historic cars will feature on the support programme for this year's British Grand Prix at Silverstone.

Martin and Alex Brundle team up for E-type race at The Classic at Silverstone

Father and son Martin and Alex Brundle will team up to share a Jaguar E-type in the special 60th anniversary race for the model at The Classic at Silverstone at the end of July.

Burns' 2001 WRC title to be celebrated at Shelsley Walsh Classic Nostalgia event

A celebration of 20 years since the late Richard Burns won the World Rally Championship will be one of the attractions at Shelsley Walsh's Classic Nostalgia event next month.

Jaguar Egal set for racing return after half a century

The famous Galaxy-engined Jaguar E-type, known as the Egal, will be back on a UK race track in the near future after an absence of around half a century.

Damon Hill drives father's E-Type in 60th anniversary celebrations

Ahead of the 60th birthday celebrations for the Jaguar E-type at this summer’s The Classic, Silverstone, Damon Hill recently drove the car that his father Graham took to the model’s first race win in April 1961.

Jackson bids to extend lead in Autosport National Driver Rankings

Cam Jackson, the current leader in the Autosport National Driver Rankings, has just hit a landmark score of 50 finishes in 50 races in Historic Formula Ford 1600.

Permanent memorial to Stirling Moss unveiled at Shelsley Walsh

The life of legendary racer Sir Stirling Moss OBE will be permanently honoured at Shelsley Walsh following the unveiling of a blue plaque in his memory at the Worcestershire venue.

Goodwood Revival announces race line-up for 2021 edition

The race line-up for this year’s Goodwood Revival meeting has been confirmed as fans are expected to be admitted to the Goodwood Circuit for the first time since September 2019.

Tyrrell Trophy to be presented at Brands Hatch

The story of Ken Tyrrell and his grand prix team will be marked at Brands Hatch this weekend by the presentation of a new Tyrrell Trophy to the driver of the weekend.

Silverstone re-opens to spectators for first time since November 2019

The Silverstone circuit will open to spectators for the first time since November 2019 when fans are admitted to this weekend’s Historic Sports Car Club International Trophy meeting on the Grand Prix circuit.

Murray Walker's life to be celebrated at Silverstone Classic

The life and achievements of ex-Formula 1 commentator Murray Walker will be celebrated at The Silverstone Classic later this year.

Roger Albert Clark Rally to tackle classic Welsh stages

This year’s Roger Albert Clark Rally will tackle some of the same iconic stages from the final round of the 1991 World Rally Championship exactly thirty years to the day.

Le Mans Classic postponed until July 2022

The Le Mans Classic, one of the biggest events on the historic motorsport calendar, has been cancelled for 2021 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in France.