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Covering all aspects of historic motorsport, Race Retro brings you the latest show news – from the stunning cars on display and the breath taking live action, to the latest vehicles added to the auction line-up and the famous faces joining us over the weekend. We’ll also keep you updated on what our exhibitors, clubs and partners have planned for what is the warm-up lap for an amazing season ahead. 

 

The Warren – Completed at Race Retro

After a busy three days at Race Retro 2017, the iconic 1973 Championship winning 750 Formula car ‘The Warren’ was brought back to life in its original form, after significant...

Race Retro enters a new era with record turnout for 15th anniversary super show

Race Retro, the international historic motorsport show, opened its doors for 2017 with a fresh new look, exciting new features, and more cars than ever before to celebrate its 15th...

Ferraris top the podium at Race Retro Sales

Joined by hundreds of historic motorsport and classic car enthusiasts over three days at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire, Silverstone Auctions achieved a sales rate of 76 per cent and total...

Reis Motorsport Insurance to showcase Championship winning Toyota Coupe replica at Race Retro

This weekend at Race Retro, 24th - 26th February, Reis Motorsport Insurance is thrilled to be exhibiting a Toyota Corolla GT Coupe Replica on its stand (Hall 3, No 440)....

Record breaking raging bull at Race Retro Sale

Silverstone Auctions will offer a rare 1983 Lamborghini Countach LP500S with an impressive 12 British Outright Speed records at its Race Retro Classic Car Sale this month. The rare, right-hand...

The Warren – Reincarnated at Race Retro

  • Significant 750 Formula car to be rebuilt live at Race Retro 2017
  • Build celebrates the re-launch of 750 Trophy as ‘Historic 750 Formula’
  • Thriving series remains the most cost-effective route
  • ...

Live Rally Stage - Get ready!

Our ever-popular Live Rally Stage celebrates rallying’s past with a stunning selection of cars brought together by Rallying with Group B. Expect to see the cars deemed ‘too fast to...

Two of Ferrari’s finest seek new homes

Two examples of Ferrari’s finest will be going under the hammer at Silverstone Auctions’ Race Retro Classic Car Sale. 
Both appearing at the auction from the same private collection,...

Vintage Racecar celebrates 15 years of Race Retro

Vintage Racecar will be celebrating with Race Retro as the 15th Anniversary edition of the event gets underway at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, on Friday 24th to Sunday 26th February.  The...

Historic race car icons for auction at Race Retro

Silverstone Auctions returns to Race Retro, one of Europe’s premier historic motorsport shows, to host a dedicated Competition Car Sale on Friday 24th February, in addition to its Classic Car...

£10 Million Le Mans Bentley Speed 8 to be reunited with Tom Kristensen at Race Retro

The Bentley Speed 8, raced by Tom Kristensen to secure the win in the 2003 24hrs of Le Mans, will be reunited with the legendary racer at Race Retro, the...

Entries invited into the Race Retro Sales

Following an incredible year of record breaking results, Silverstone Auctions is now inviting consignments for Race Retro 2017. Silverstone Auctions will be holding two sales over three days, including a...

World Speed Record Ferrari for sale with Silverstone Auctions

Returning once again to host three days of auctions at this year’s Race Retro, Silverstone Auctions has announced the consignment of a highly collectible 2000 Ferrari 550 Maranello ‘World Speed...

Race Retro launches Pride of the Paddock competition

Race Retro, the international historic motorsport show, has launched a brand new competition for private owners of racing and rally cars. Held at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, from 24 – 26...

Jim Clark's Lotus 33 R11 makes first public appearance in over 40 years at Race Retro 2017

In the annals of motor racing, few machines are as iconic as the Lotus-Climax Type 33, chassis number R11, the car driven by Jim Clark to first place in the...

"Fast" Freddie Spencer makes Race Retro debut

Motorcycle racing champion ‘Fast’ Freddie Spencer will make his debut at Race Retro, the international historic motorsport show, held at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, from 24-26 February. Acting Show Director Lee...

Flying finns Ari Vatanen and Markuu Alén drive on the live rally stage as Race Retro lines up clash of the titans

Race Retro, the international historic motorsport show, has lined up a ‘clash of the titans’ as Finnish rally legends Ari Vatanen and Markku Alén join the show’s 15th anniversary celebrations...

Aston Martin Group C racecar for auction at Race Retro

A historically significant 1989 Aston Martin AMR1 Group C racecar and important piece of British Motorsport history will be offered for sale by Silverstone Auctions at Race Retro on 24th...

Racing legend Tom Kristensen to appear at Race Retro's 15th anniversary 'Super Show'

Racing legend Tom Kristensen will make his debut at Race Retro, the international historic motorsport show, on Saturday 25th February, as part of the three-day event’s 15th anniversary ‘Super Show’...

Race Retro looks to the future of historic motorsport with 'Teenage Kicks' display

Race Retro, the international historic motorsport show, will look to the future of Historic Motorsport with a brand new feature celebrating young hot-shoes who are competing in Historic race series...

Race Retro expands live action with rallying group B

Race Retro, the international historic motorsport show, is expanding its live action for 2017 as the pre-season opener continues to develop its bespoke Rally Stage with the sporting organisation Rallying...

Engine designer Mike Costin curates 50 year Cosworth Anniversary display at Race Retro

Race Retro, the international historic motorsport show, will bring together an incredible collection of Cosworth DFV powered race cars, to celebrate 50 years since one of the world’s most iconic...

Race Retro to be powered by Motor Sport Magazine

Race Retro will be ‘powered by’ Motor Sport Magazine when the historic motorsport show returns to Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, in 2017. Held from Friday 24th to Sunday 26th February, the...

Tickets on sale for Race Retro

Tickets now on sale for Race Retro 2017

Tickets are now on sale for Race Retro 2017, the next outing of the historic motorsport show at Warwickshire's Stoneleigh Park. Held from Friday 24th to Sunday 26th February 2017, Race Retro...

Record breaking results at Race Retro

Record breaking results at Race Retro sales

In front of hundreds of historic motorsport fans, Silverstone Auctions achieved strong results in three days of auctions at Race Retro 2016 with total sales of £4.7million, more than £1.3million...

Race Retro acquired by Clarion Events Ltd.

Clarion Events Ltd is excited to announce that it has taken ownership of Race Retro, the international historic motorsport show, with planning already underway for the next event, which is...