Historic motorsport set to take centre stage at Silverstone Festival 2023

Another highlight of the festival is the anniversary track parades that take part across the weekend.

On Friday, there will be the 120th anniversary celebrations of Ford with the Ford RS Owners Club, Ford RS200 Owners, the Bedfordshire Ford RS Owners Club, GT40 Enthusiasts Club and Mustang Owners Club of Great Britain; and also, the 120th anniversary of Vauxhall Cavalier and Chevette Club, Club Calibra and VX220 Owners Club

There will also be the centenary of Triumph Cars – as well as the 60th anniversary of Lamborghini.

The following day, fans in attendance will witness the celebrations of 75th anniversaries of both Lotus with the Lotus Drivers club and Club Lotus/

It will also be the 75th anniversary of Porsche and the 25th anniversary of the 996 with The Independent Porsche Enthusiasts Club, the Porsche 924 Owners Club, and The 996 Carrera Owners Club.

Sunday’s parades will feature the 110th anniversary of Aston Martin, followed by the centenary commemoration of MG.

View the full parade listings here.

And the thrilling high-octane action doesn’t stop there, as attendees can also ‘Test your limits’ by getting involved in a range of racing simulators.

For those looking for other events happening away from the track, there is a free funfair all weekend, and a look to the future of electric vehicles at Switch Live powered by myenergi.

The Silverstone Festival Foodie Fest will showcase the very best of local produce – and will include demonstrations from chefs.

Team Extreme are also back at the festival this year, where professional BMX, skateboard, and scooter riders will show off their incredible skills.

This year’s event also signifies the 13th anniversary of Silverstone Auctions, where you can bid on iconic classic cars, competition vehicles and automobilia.

Finally, runners can also take part in the fun run around the track in aid of Kidney Research UK.

Are you attending this year’s event? If so, what are you most looking forward to? Leave your comments below.

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