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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.

Thousands of students head to Silverstone for engineering competition

4,000 students were at Silverstone today, taking part in the biggest student engineering competition in the world.

It's the 20th anniversary of the Formula Student scheme to encourage more young people to study science and technology.

Watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Claire McGlasson.

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Silverstone Classic announces celebrity teams

Olympic gold medallist Jason Kenny (l) and boxing legend Carl Froch (r) Credit: ITV Granada/PA.

The organisers of the Silverstone Classic have announced the celebrity teams who will be taking part next month.

Among them, Take That's Howard Donald, Olympic cyclist Jason Kenny and boxing champion Carl Froch.

The event at the Northamptonshire circuit raises money and awareness for Prostate Cancer UK and takes place on the 27th and 28th July.

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