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Silverstone gears up for biggest classic motorsport event in the world

  • Watch our report from Liz Summers here

Things are gearing up for the for the biggest classic motorsport event in the world.

This year, the Silverstone Classic will celebrate the centenary of the Bentley and 60 years of the Mini.

We sent Liz Summers to find out more ahead of the three-day event in Northamptonshire this July.

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Concerns over driving standards after crashes at Snetterton circuit

There were two major crashes at the British Touring Car Championships at Snetterton. Credit: ITV Sport

Racers have expressed concern over driving standards at the British Touring Car Championships at Snetterton in Norfolk over the weekend.

The meeting overshadowed by two big crashes in the main series. And quite how an ITV cameraman escaped serious injury in one of them is quite astonishing.

The drivers regard it as the premier championship in the country

In race three Hunter Abbott's Chevrolet overturned several times before ploughing into a television gantry on the main straight. Incredibly both driver and cameraman escaped serious injury.

Click below to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Donovan Blake

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Young Norfolk driver aiming to follow in Lewis Hamilton's footsteps

A budding driver from Norfolk is hoping to follow the path taken by Britain's Lewis Hamilton into a racing career.

Hamilton is just one of a number of drivers who made their way to Formula One by racing in the Formula Karts series.

It's a dream Jack Tritton from North Walsham near Norwich now has, after being picked to take part.

Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Donovan Blake