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Thousands head to classic car rally

More than 100,000 people are visiting Silverstone to see the world's biggest classic car festival.

On the 25th anniversary, they're predicting over 10,000 classic cars will be there over the three day event. (24th-26th July)

A crew from ITV news Anglia were lucky enough to spend a day at the show. Jonathan Wills took a trip down memory lane in three of the finest examples of classic motors.

Colour and characters at the Silverstone Classic

The Silverstone Classic is all about classic cars, but it's a whole lot more as well.

Click below to watch the full report from ITV News Anglia's Sarah Cooper


Silverstone Classic: Where business and sport work together

Over the weekend there'll be more than 10,000 cars at the Silverstone Classic festival.

And they won't just be racing: they'll be sold as well. Bosses are predicting sales of the classic cars will almost hit £6.5 million.

Silverstone Classic is a case of business and sport working together.

Matt Hudson has been looking back to where it all began - click below to watch the full report

Behind the scenes: Soggy at Silverstone

Some behind the scenes snaps of a slightly soggy Anglia team. They're braving the rain to bring you full coverage of the day's events at the Silverstone Classic tonight at 6.

At the moment the team's still smiling - in spite of the adverse weather conditions.

Smiling through the rain Credit: ITV Anglia

Our reporter Sarah Cooper takes a ride on the big wheel

Sarah on the wheel Credit: ITV Anglia
The new ITV Anglia rally team... Credit: ITV Anglia


Silverstone will not host next year's MotoGP

The MotoGP Great Britain Grand Prix will not be held at Silverstone next year. Credit: PA images

It's been announced that the Silverstone circuit in Northamptonshire will not host next year's motorcycle Grand Prix.

Thousands of fans were at Silverstone last weekend for the British MotoGP - the fifth year it had been held there.

MotoGP organisers have signed a deal to stage the event at a new circuit in Wales, which has not been built yet. So it's been agreed that next year's race will be at Donington Park in Leicestershire.

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