Silverstone is the place to be on the weekend of 23 – 25 July 2010. Join thousands of Classic Motor Racing fans watch 800 historic and classic cars featuring in a total of 23 races. Or, take a walk through the grounds to view around 4000 classic cars on display from the 100 clubs who will be representing themselves at the Silverstone Classic.
You should consider making your pit stop at Cotels – Simply Apartments [www.cotels.co.uk] in Milton Keynes. It is only 17 miles, or a 30 minute drive from Silverstone racing circuit to the heart of Milton Keynes City Centre and 47 miles west of Luton Airport.
After the excitement of the adrenaline-fuelled Classic Car races you, your friends or family can kick back and relax in one of the many pubs and restaurants in Milton Keynes or take a leisurely stroll through one the many parks – with your base in a Cotels serviced apartment.
Participation of a legendary racing driver
Sir Stirling Moss OBE, Britain’s best-loved and most famous racing driver, will make his racing comeback at the Silverstone Classic. He will race his beautiful 1950s Osca sports-racing car on the Silverstone Historic Grand Prix circuit in the hour-long Royal Automobile Club Woodcote Trophy, a race in the series for pre 1956 sports-racing cars organised by Motor Racing Legends.
What is the Silverstone Classic Motor Racing Event?
This event has been branded the world’s biggest classic racing festival and a glorious celebration of motor racing heritage. It is a complete event dedicated to providing a fabulous day or weekend out for everyone.
On-track 1000 hard-charging racers will do battle in 800 cars spanning seven decades of motor racing heritage. In total, 23 races will cover Grand Prix cars, sports, GT, saloon and single-seater racing cars from 1930 to the 1990s.
This year the event will be celebrating 60 years of the Formula 1 World Championship, which started at Silverstone in May 1950, with three dedicated races to capture the romance, development and British influence on motor sport.
Other entertainment provided?
Live music will be a big feature of the Silverstone Classic in 2010, with major concerts on the evenings of both Friday (23 July) and Saturday (24 July). Entry to both concerts will be included within the circuit admission charge.
Before the live concert starts on Saturday evening, there will be an important auction of classic cars and memorabilia, organised by Bonhams Motoring Department, the largest auction house.
Along with the racing and rocking, Silverstone will be packed with off-track activities and attractions to make it a weekend to suit the whole family.
Book now for your Silverstone Classic Car accommodation
Cotels is the ideal place to stay for this not-to-be-missed 60 year celebration of F1 World Championship Classic Car event. These serviced apartments Milton Keynes are situated in the City Centre close enough to ensure that you make the most of your Classic Car weekend.
Cotels can be contacted on 01908 802 853
Speak with Sonya or Marcia on the Reservations Desk