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Silverstone Festival: the world’s largest historic motorsport weekend

Brand new look for fun-fuelled Bank Holiday festival.

Spurred on by its ever-increasing popularity, ‘Silverstone Festival’ marks a new era for the venue’s much-loved event with a new name and fresh look for 2023, celebrating all that happens both on and off the track.

Silverstone Festival (25-27 August) continues to boast an unrivalled line-up of incredible track action as well as record-breaking displays of classic cars. All the crowd-pleasing grids will be returning in 2023 along with some landmark automotive anniversaries, an incredible line-up of off-track entertainment, main stage music and family fun.

The Home of British Motorsport has played host to the event – formerly known as ‘The Classic’ – since 1990 and the new name celebrates the wider experience now enjoyed by festival-goers.

Silverstone Festival: the world's largest historic motorsport weekend

Last year saw the popular addition of Foodie Fest, extreme stunt shows, three nights of live music and current F1 car displays including a world-exclusive tribute to Lewis Hamilton, and now Silverstone is injecting even more vibrancy into the non-stop, fun-fuelled weekend.

Silverstone Festival is an epic award-winning event that regularly attracts close to 1,000 race entries and draws crowds of more than 100,000. The festival is staged at the famous Silverstone Circuit in Northamptonshire: birthplace of the FIA Formula One World Championship and home to the Formula 1 British Grand Prix. Over a three-day bank holiday weekend in August, it not only features the very best of historic motor racing but a non-stop timetable off-track too, with live music and a packed programme of family entertainment. This includes a Foodie Fest, funfair, shopping village, interactive experiences, a classic car auction plus huge showcases of classic cars from over one hundred car clubs, often celebrating important milestones in automotive history.

Silverstone Festival: the world's largest historic motorsport weekend

“We’re so excited to mix the very best historic motorsport on track, with even more energy and adventure off track to entertain the whole family,” explained Nick Wigley, Silverstone Festival Event Director.

Tickets for Silverstone Festival will go on sale within the next few weeks. Sign-up now to receive an alert to take advantage of the best prices when ticket sales launch. The link to register in advance is here.

Find more info:
 Silverstone Events


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