Why 90,000 went to the Silverstone Classic

Why 90,000 went to the Silverstone Classic

Historic racing is now a huge part of the sport, as last weekend's Silverstone Classic demonstrated. KEVIN TURNER was there and argues that historics are about much more than just rich drivers in old cars

Historic racing is now one of the biggest branches of the sport, and the Silverstone Classic one of the UK's premier motor racing events.

More than 90,000 turned out for the 22-race event last weekend, putting the Classic firmly in second place behind the British Grand Prix when it comes to Silverstone's car racing events.

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