Partners

Silverstone Classic would not happen without the support of its partners. Find out more about 2019's partners below... 

If you're interested in finding out more about sponsorship opportunities at the 2020 event, please contact us!

Official Partners

SA

Silverstone Auctions were thrilled to returning to the Silverstone Classic for their ninth consecutive year as the official auction partner for the event. Over the course of the weekend, two auctions featured some of the world’s most fabulous classic and modern sports cars. They also had a range of collectible automobilia on sale presenting an ideal opportunity for aficionados to pick up some truly special pieces.

 www.silverstoneauctions.com

The Silverstone Classic Sale is one of the highlights of the year for us, with a weekend of pure excitement and delight presenting a range of ‘best of breed’ classic and sports cars. We’re very pleased to be playing such a vital role in this incredible event. Nick Whale, Managing Director, Silverstone Auctions


 

AF

Adrian Flux was proud to be the Official Vehicle Insurance Partnership for the Silverstone Classic 2019. They support the classic car community whenever they can!

Almost 40 years ago, they introduced dedicated classic car schemes to their insurance portfolio. Since then, they've become the UK’s largest specialist insurance broker. This means they can offer value for money cover for virtually any kind of vehicle, whether it’s classic, performance, customised or vintage.

Contact them for special deals on track day insurance as well.

www.adrianflux.co.uk


 

Gallet

When men first competed in motorized vehicles over 125 years ago, Gallet was there keeping time. Since then, Gallet has been the world’s leading provider of timing for motorsports. In this tradition, Gallet was proud to be the Official Timekeeping Partner for the 2019 Silverstone Classic.

At this year’s event, Gallet unveiled their new “Racing Heritage” and Jim Clark “Legacy Edition” chronographs. The Racing Heritage commemorates the 100th Anniversary of Gallet’s provision of wrist-worn timers to motorsports. The Legacy Edition honours the unrivaled career of Jim Clark, one of the greatest drivers that ever raced.

Considered as the finest auto racing chronographs available today, proceeds from sales of both watches benefit the charitable activities of the world-renowned Jim Clark Motorsports Museum.

For more info, visit us on the web at: www.GalletWatch.com


 

Yokohama

With a history spanning more than 100 years which includes numerous motorsport championship victories and titles, premium tyre manufacturer, Yokohama, was proud to return for its second year as the official tyre partner of the Silverstone Classic.

Not only does Yokohama currently supply tyres to drivers competing in 27 race series in the UK, its tyres are factory fitted by many of the world’s leading vehicle manufacturers giving its products an enviable reputation among performance enthusiasts.

Such pedigree makes Yokohama a natural partner for the Silverstone Classic where it was delighted to sponsor the Yokohama Trophy for FIA Masters Historic Sports Cars, the Supercar Legends display presented by Yokohama and The Yokohama Trophy for Club Car of the Show.

www.yokohama.co.uk


 

Aston Martin

 

Aston Martin Heritage Racing (AMHR) is an over-arching brand that unites the company’s assorted historic motorsport activities under one banner. Whether supporting some of the best historic motorsport through our official automotive partnership with Masters Historic Racing, or providing the opportunity for customers and fans to immerse themselves in the historic racing paddock, AMHR is celebrates the passion and spirit of Aston Martin’s rich competition history.

www.astonmartinheritageracing.com


 

Official Automotive Partners

Abarth

It’s been 70 years since thier company founder, Carlo Abarth first burst onto the scene in his 204A Roadster. The first car he produced, and the one he used to triumph in his debut season. To this day, Carlo’s spirit lives on in every Abarth they produce. To celebrate this momentous occasion, they were proud to attend Silverstone Classic. Abarth owners were invited to celebrate with us at the Abarth club house, whilst those who are new to the brand were invited to experience pure power at the Autotest challenge (at Green Zone 16) or take an Abarth for a spin on the open road around Silverstone at the Drive Live experience (at Blue Zone 6).  

www.abarthcars.co.uk


 

Alfa

24th June 1910, Milan. The Anonima Lombarda Fabbrica Automobili (A.L.F.A.) comes to life. Five years later, the company changed its name in Alfa Romeo and in the 109 years of its history, their Brand has become synonym of the purest passion for automobile. Today they were proud to have attended the Silverstone Classic and to offer customers and fans the opportunity to experience the unparalleled driving pleasure only Alfa Romeo can offer. Visitors could visit their stand over the weekend of the event to test drive their range.

www.alfaromeo.co.uk


 

Tesla

Tesla’s mission is to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy. Tesla was founded by engineers who wanted to prove that there was no compromise needed to drive electric – making them better, quicker and more fun to drive than internal combustion engine cars. Today, Tesla builds not only all-electric vehicles but also infinitely scalable clean energy generation and storage products. Tesla believes the faster the world stops relying on fossil fuels and moves towards a zero-emission future, the better.

Tesla designed the world’s first ever premium all-electric saloon from the ground up – Model S - then expanded its product line with the SUV Model X. This year, Tesla introduced the simpler, smaller, more affordable Model 3.

Tesla’s full product line-up was available to test drive in the Drive Live area of the Silverstone Classic.

www.tesla.com


 

Official Charity

ARUK

Alzheimer's Research UK is privileged to be the official charity partner for the Silverstone Classic.

They are driven by their mission to bring about the first life-changing dementia treatment by 2025. And with the support of the Silverstone Classic, they will be able to make the life-changing breakthroughs we need.

At this year’s event, they raised much-needed funds for dementia research. They will be used for projects funded by the Race Against Dementia Fellowships, a scheme founded by Sir Jackie Stewart. They also raised vital awareness of dementia by celebrating their #ShareTheOrange campaign with lots of engaging activities. And they asked visitors to share their memories of their first car – the good, the bad and the ugly!

www.alzheimersresearchuk.org

Partnering with the Silverstone Classic gives us a fantastic opportunity to work with an industry celebrated for innovation and finding solutions. And this is the approach we need to take to overcome dementia and transform lives. We hope everyone has a fantastic time at this year’s event and we can’t wait to see you there. Hilary Evans, Chief Executive of Alzheimer's Research UK


 

Official Suppliers

rac

The RAC was proud to be the official breakdown rescue provider at this year’s Silverstone Classic. As the UK’s most experienced breakdown assistance
company, established in 1897, the RAC has a rich history of innovating to make drivers’ lives better. This continues to the present day, with 2019 being the
year the RAC unveiled its pioneering All-Wheels-Up recovery system which enables quicker recoveries of today’s bigger, heavier vehicles from a standard
patrol van, the Heavy Duty 4x4 Patrol Van and the EV Boost mobile charging unit, a UK-first which gets stricken electric vehicle owners moving again.
rac.co.uk/innovation

Henri Lloyd

Why not live like motorsport royalty during the Silverstone Classic thanks to Empire RV?!

As the UK’s leading RV and American motorhome hire company, Empire RV offer the ultimate race weekend accommodation whether you want to hire a Winnebago motorhome or a Fleetwood RV.

Rather than self-drive rental though, the Empire RV service is all-inclusive so their team deliver the vehicles to each race circuit, prepare the motorhomes for your arrival and ensure sure your beds are made and they can even stock your cupboards. All you need to do is turn up, check in and ease into the Silverstone Classic in style and luxury! When it is all over, just pack your things and leave; they’ll clean-up and take it back to base.

Not just rental though, the Somerset and Silverstone-based company offer a total RV and American Motorhome solution for those looking to buy and sell their vehicles, so renting a motorhome at the Silverstone Classic is also the best way to try before you buy!

Find out more and contact the Empire RV team at www.empirerv.co.uk/silverstone-classic


 

tesla

Tesla Owners UK were proud to support Silverstone Classic again in 2019 by supplying over 50 volunteer drivers to transport VIP guests around the weekend in their fleet of fully electric Tesla vehicles. Their drivers are owners of the vehicles so were perfect to answer any questions and crush any misconceptions that some have with electric cars. 

This year they were raising funds for The Christian Blandford Fund which is a fund dedicated to improving the life of children and families as they go through life-altering surgery or palliative care, to date they have donated over 160 toy Tesla cars to hospices and hospitals across the UK.

http://teslaowners.org.uk


 

Media Partners

Motor Sport Magazine

Motor Sport magazine has been offering its readers the very best in motor racing for more than 95 years and are once again proud to partner with Silverstone Classic the world’s biggest motor racing festival.

From their first issue in 1924 they established their reputation for forthright and authoritative motor racing coverage, and it’s gained them a measure of unmatched respect through nine decades. Each month they continue to deliver exclusive interviews and in-depth features, plus uncensored commentary on Formula 1, historic racing, Le Mans, rallying and much more. To find out more visit www.motorsportmagazine.com


pistonh

PistonHeads is Europe's largest online motoring community with more than 1.2M members. They're here to help you buy and sell premium and performance cars in our classifieds, catch up on the latest news, reviews and motoring discussion in our huge forums. When they're not on track, you’ll find them at one of our events taking place across the UK and Europe.


 

The Telegraph

The Telegraph were once again proud to be Silverstone Classic's media partner, working alongside what is without doubt one of the world's best historic motorsport events. 

"It not only gets bigger every year, it gets better, too. The scale and variety of the racing programme is unparalleled, while the wealth of entertainment away from the circuit means there really is something for everyone. It's also become a focus for the most vibrant owners' clubs in the country, with enthusiasts bringing their cars from all over to display them and talk to visitors about their pride and joy. Add live music to the mix and it's a family festival like no other.

As well as tests of the latest cars and award-winning features in the Saturday section of The Daily Telegraph, our website contains even more in-depth reviews, classic cars, advice, picture galleries and expert comment. Go to www.telegraph.co.uk/cars and immerse yourself in car culture."

Paul Hudson, Motoring Editor, Telegraph Media Group


 

Rocking & Racing

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

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