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.
Silverstone race track in Northamptonshire has been hosting something of a first.
Former TT racer Maria Costello has held the first ever female-only motorcycle track day at the circuit.
Over the years dozens of racers from Barry Sheene to Valentino Rossi have made their name on the circuit and Maria is hoping she can help women follow in their footsteps.
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The Silverstone racing circuit in Northamptonshire is gearing up for the British Superbike Championship this weekend.
The two day event is the last major race in Silverstone's calendar for this year.
Upto 30,000 people are expected to watch the penultimate round of the competition.
A new college which aims to produce the engineers of the future for Britain's motorsport industry opens its doors today.
Silverstone University Technical College will welcome its first 200 students to years 10 and 12. They will be based in a new £10-million school building at the Silverstone circuit in Northamptonshire.
Plans to redevelop land surrounding the Silverstone race circuit in Northamptonshire, have been unveiled by its site owners, the British Racing Drivers Club.
London commercial property firm MEPC has paid £32 million for a 999 year lease.
A mixture of commercial, engineering and leisure projects are earmarked for the land, which has planning permission. It's part of a long-term business strategy for the complex.
The Chairman of the British Drivers Racing Club, Stuart Rolt, giving his reaction to the news the site around Silverstone has been sold.
The British Racing Drivers' Club has confirmed that Silverstone has been sold to a commercial property company called MEPC.
The BRDC has now revealed it has sold the Silverstone Industrial Estate and development land around the circuit to MEPC on a 999-year lease for £32million.
While the BRDC says the deal "does not include the management or development of Silverstone Circuit itself", the payment has in turn allowed it to clear loans and BRDC chairman Stuart Rolt says he is sure the deal will ensure the continued growth of the Silverstone site.
"We have every confidence that their vision for our land will see the realisation of a high-quality development, which will add to the ever growing status of Silverstone as a world-class centre for motor sport and vehicle engineering."
BRDC Chairman, Stuart Rolt.