Unless you live in Northamptonshire or fly light aircraft you may not have heard of Sywell Aerodrome but on the weekend of the 28th and 29th of September this small airfield was transformed into a metropolis for Classic Car and Aircraft enthusiasts from all over the country.
This years gathering of all things classic and racy at the famous Silverstone circuit was a biggie.
Not only did we see record crowds – some 90,000 over the three-day event – but there were a couple of impressive on-track records too; one for the number of Porsche 911s together in one place, and a Silverstone Classic racing lap record for a stunning ‘Silk Cut’ Le Mans Jaguar.
A record crowd of 83,500 people attended this month's Silverstone Classic, where spectators enjoyed 24 races featuring cars spanning 70 years of motorsport.
Event director Nick Wigley hailed the best turnout in the meeting's 22-year history, which was achieved despite the unseasonably bad weather in the preceding days.
The Silverstone Classic returns this weekend with a series of packed racing grids featuring historic cars from around the world.
Running from Friday July 20th to Sunday July 22nd, the event is set to break records with a schedule of 24 prestigious races featuring more than 1,000 entries.
The Algarve Classic is set to be a must-attend event for fans of classic vehicles later this year, with a host of top marques exhibiting their most iconic vehicles for visitors to enjoy.
Set to run from October 18th to 21st 2012 at the Algarve International Autodrome in Portugal, this will be the first year it has been put on for classic car lovers and is set to attract enthusiasts from around the world.