Silverstone: The Classic Car World's Clubbing Capital
SILVERSTONE – Jan 23, 2014: A record number of eager car clubs have already signed up to be part of this summer’s award-winning Silverstone Classic (25-27 July).
No fewer than 84 clubs have already registered online thus taking advantage of a special two-for-one classic car display ticket offer as well as access for their members to coveted in-field display parking at the World’s Biggest Classic Motor Racing Festival. This number far surpasses the 56 clubs that had registered by this time last year and already exceeds the total number of 77 that participated in 2013 - itself a record.
Among the newcomers are the Rover P6 Club, the Royal Air Force Mini Club and the Berkeley Enthusiasts Club, which will be celebrating its 50th anniversary at the event. These will line up alongside the more familiar massive gatherings of Aston Martins, Bentleys, Ferraris, Lamborghinis, MGs, Morgans, MX5s, Porsches and a fabulous kaleidoscope of others including the annual BMW Zedfest.
Moreover the Silverstone Classic is now widely regarded as the perfect place for motor manufacturers and passionate owners to commemorate important milestones in motoring history, with record parades of E-type Jaguars, Ferrari F40s and Porsche 911s among recent highlights. A special on-track cavalcade to mark 50 years of the iconic Ford Mustang has already been announced for July.
“Last year we had more than 9000 classic cars on display at the Silverstone Classic and it seems certain that we will top that number this summer,” said Event Director, Nick Wigley. “We value highly the massive contribution the classic car clubs make to the overall success of the Silverstone Classic. They provide an amazing spectacle for both race fans and fellow devotees who really enjoy the camaraderie of spending time with thousands of like minded enthusiasts - that’s why we offer them special deals to be an integral part of the massive show.”
The special incentive for members of car clubs and organisations is open until the end of May. Registration online via the official silverstoneclassic.com website is totally free for 2014 and, once signed up, members of these clubs will be given a special code offering them two adult tickets - plus the wonderful chance to add their own classic car to the glittering in-field displays - from just £39.