Next summer’s Silverstone Classic display will in front of a potential 500,000 visitors at next weekend’s Regent Street Motor Show (Saturday 3rd November). With London’s flagship shopping street closed to through traffic all the way from Piccadilly Circus to Oxford Circus, the wide pedestrianised thoroughfare is reserved for a unique automotive showcase, making it perfect to promote all the wonderful entertainment the annual Classic has to offer both on and off the famous Grand Prix circuit.
The on-track action in 2019 will again feature a feast of retro races starring the full-spectrum of motor sport history and, as ever, the packed racing programme is just one of the major attractions at the three-day festival of Rocking and Racing that promises fun for all the family.
As well as savouring a handful of the great cars that will be competing at the 2019 Classic, all those attending the Regent Street Motor Show will be able to find out more about what to expect from next year’s event. Icons on display in central London include an imposing Blower Bentley from the 1930s, a Mini Cooper S from the 1060s, a Ligier-Ford JS11 from F1’s popular DFV era, a mighty V8 propelled De Tomaso Pantera and an Aston Martin DBR9 GT car as raced at Le Mans in 2009.