Anniversaries

We love to celebrate a milestone

Each year the Silverstone Classic celebrates landmark anniversaries for marques, models, championship wins, constructors, and historic motorsport moments - there's nothing more we enjoy than a birthday celebration!

In recent years, we've staged record-breaking processions featuring evocative E-type Jaguars, fabulous Ferrari F40s, evergreen Porsche 911s, muscular Ford Mustangs, sensational Jaguar XJ220 supercars and never-before-seen numbers of stunning McLarens – as well as a whole host of other glittering parades. 
 
Even by these sky-high standards, though, 2019 is revving up to be a very, very special year at the Classic. The line-up so far is detailed as follows...

Club Celebrations

Take a look at the car club anniversary celebrations we have in store for 2019 here.

Bentley Centenary

Celebrating Bentley’s 100th birthday with a very special anniversary race: the Bentley Centenary Trophy for Pre-War Sports Cars. Read more  here

Mini 60th Anniversary

This year marks the Diamond Jubilee of the iconic Mini and we’ll be celebrating the Mini’s 60th birthday, Classic style!

Read more about the celebrations and how to get you and your Mini involved here.

Capri 50th Anniversary

It's the 50th birthday of the Ford Capri. There will be a special trophy awarded to the first Ford Capri in the Historic Touring Car Challenge, an anniversary parade, and a special Capri Celebration Package for all Ford Capri owners. Read more  here .

Mini photo credit: Mike Hayward Collection.

You can also read about past celebrations below:

Jaguar E-Type

Back in 2011, we enjoyed a record-breaking year celebrating 50 years of the Jaguar E-Type with a Guinness World Record to boot.

Ferrari F40

In 2012, we celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Ferrari F40 with an epic track parade with 60 cars taking part!

Watch the parade here.

Aston Martin

In 2013, Aston Martin celebrated its centenary with us.

Aston Martins from across the ages took to the track for a celebratory parade in honour of this epic milestone.

James Hunt

In 2016 we celebrated the headline-grabbing career of the charismatic James Hunt, 40 years on from his FIA Formula One World Championship win in 1976

Watch more here.

Can-Am

In 2016 we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the spectacular Can-Am series by hosting the final two races of the Can-Am 50 Interserie Challenge.

See highlights footage of the racing  here.

McLaren

In 2017 we worked with the McLaren Owners Group to put on another record-breaking display winning a Guinness World Record for the largest parade of McLaren cars. This was organised to mark what would have been company founder, Bruce McLaren’s, 80th birthday.

Williams

In 2017 we celebrated 25 years since Nigel Mansell's championship win with Williams; itself celebrating its 40th anniversary. The iconic Williams FW14B returned to the track for high speed demos.

These celebrations were featured on our highlights film in 2017 which you can watch here.

BTCC

At the 2018 event we celebrated 60 glorious years of the British Touring Car Championship with a special display and parade of championship cars through the years.

The ITV4 highlights programme which aired after the event showcases these celebrations. You can watch the full programme here.

Rocking & Racing

Live music line-up on Friday and Saturday evenings included  with all tickets

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