Former British racing driver Damon Hill will be at Silverstone today taking the record breaking electric car, The Nemesis round the track.
Hundreds of Ferrari owners have brought their cars to Silverstone for a special weekend
One of the world's biggest Classic Motor Racing events is being held at Silverstone.
Formula One's British Grand Prix is taking place this weekend and thousands of people are expected to attend the event which was first staged in 1926
2014 is its 50th year and a team from Northamptonshire are hoping for some success.
Click above to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Rob Halden Pratt.
A Northamptonshire team is hoping for success at the British Grand Prix this weekend.
Click above to watch a short clip from Sahara Force India's Chief Operating Officer Otmar Szafnauer.
There will be a number of road closures for the British Grand Prix at Silverstone this weekend.
- The A43 will be closed to through traffic from 5am-9pm 4th/5th/6th July between Towcester and Welsh Lane (B4525)
- Local diversions will be managed by the Highways Agency
- Local residents will have been sent leaflets detailing the diversions
– Superintendent Richard James, Event Commander, Northamptonshire Police
Hundreds of thousands of people will be travelling to Northamptonshire for what is the largest event in the UK. We will be monitoring traffic levels throughout the weekend. If you are travelling to the Grand Prix please adhere to signage as you approach the circuit as local road closures and diversions will be in place.
For more details on road closures, go to the Highways Agency website.
The British Grand Prix takes place at Silverstone in Northamptonshire this weekend.
One of the teams hoping their drivers will come out on top are based closest to the circuit, Sahara Force India, and they're looking for a strong showing on Sunday.
Chief Operating Officer at Sahara Force India, Otmar Szafnauer said. "Last year we finished 6th, so our objective is to be 5th or higher this year and I think we're well on our way to achieving that, although it's early and there's still a lot of races left."
The British Grand prix takes place at Silverstone this weekend, and the team based closest to the circuit are hoping one of their drivers will come out on top.
Sahara Force India has been at the home of british motorsport for seven years and know that a strong showing on Sunday will help them to keep on progressing.
"Last year we finished 6th, so our objective is to be 5th or higher this year and I think we're well on our way to achieving that - although it's early and there's still a lot of races left," Chief Operating Officer Otmar Szafnauer told ITV News Anglia.
Details of the diversions around Silverstone ahead of the British Grand Prix have been made available.
The Highways Agency has published details on their website. They say the moves will help keep delays to a minimum.
Formula One drivers past and present started their countdown to Silverstone's 50th Grand Prix with a trip down memory lane. ITV Anglia's Donovan Blake was there too.
Formula one drivers past and present have been at Silverstone looking forward to the circuit's 50th British Grand Prix with a trip down memory lane.
Five vintage F1 cars were on display as former drivers Damon Hill and Derek Warwick joined current star Romain Grosjean to promote the big race.
The cars on show included the Renaults driven by Hill and fellow former World Champion Nigel Mansell.
Also on display was the JPS Lotus which was driven by the late Ayrton Senna.
This year's British Grand Prix at Silverstone has been voted the best race of 2013 by F1 fans.
The survey, by Sky Sports, saw the Northamptonshire circuit get 38% of the fans' vote with Hungary finishing second and Brazil in third place.
Silverstone circuit in Northamptonshire hosts the British Superbike Championship this weekend.
Around 25,000 people are expected to attend the event.
Alex Lowes is one of the riders in contention for the title and the Samsung Honda man is feeling confident about his chances of success.