News: ASTON MARTIN’S VEHICLE DYNAMICS TEAM READY TO MOVE UP A GEAR AT NEW SILVERSTONE BASE

It what can only be classed as good news for all involved, it’s come to MotorMartin’s attention that the Aston Martin Lagonda (AML) Vehicle Dynamics team has been handed the keys to their new home at Silverstone – The Home of British Motor Racing. Based alongside Silverstone’s Stowe Circuit, Aston Martin Silverstone will provide a… Read More News: ASTON MARTIN’S VEHICLE DYNAMICS TEAM READY TO MOVE UP A GEAR AT NEW SILVERSTONE BASE

News: FAST FORDS AT THE FOREFRONT OF THE SEPTEMBER SALE

If there’s a marque to get tongues wagging over at MotorMartin Towers then it would have to be the blue oval, particularly from around 1989 onwards. Indeed, the MotorMartin Cougar 2.5 V6 is thoroughly enjoying its new life thrashing around on the highways and byways of West Yorkshire. News then that an incredible selection of… Read More News: FAST FORDS AT THE FOREFRONT OF THE SEPTEMBER SALE

News: WEC CHAMPIONSHIP BATTLE RESUMES AT SILVERSTONE

After what seems like an extraordinarily long period of time, the 2018-19 WEC Super Season finally resumes this weekend and because of this, Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team have taken time from their busy schedule to explain to MotorMartin how they are ready to continue the fight for top honours in the FIA World Endurance… Read More News: WEC CHAMPIONSHIP BATTLE RESUMES AT SILVERSTONE

News: READERS VOTE FOR THEIR FAVOURITE HOT HATCH OF ALL TIME AHEAD OF AUTOCAR AWARDS 2018

Autocar have let it be known to MotorMartin that they have called upon their readers to vote for their favourite hot hatch of all time ahead of the Autocar Awards, due to take place on the evening of 15 May at Silverstone. The Readers’ Champion award, Autocar say, gives their readers a voice in one… Read More News: READERS VOTE FOR THEIR FAVOURITE HOT HATCH OF ALL TIME AHEAD OF AUTOCAR AWARDS 2018

News: ASTON MARTIN RACING CONFIRMS TWO-CAR GTE PRO ASSAULT ON 2018/19 FIA WEC

Aston Martin Racing has confirmed to #MotorMartinRacing that it will race two brand new Vantage GTEs in the GTE Pro category of the 2018/19 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) Super Season. In a revised driver line-up, three-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner Darren Turner (GB) joins Danish pairing and former GTE Pro champions Nicki Thiim… Read More News: ASTON MARTIN RACING CONFIRMS TWO-CAR GTE PRO ASSAULT ON 2018/19 FIA WEC

News: LOW MILEAGE LOTS LINE-UP AT SILVERSTONE CLASSIC SALE

We love a classic car auction up here on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers, especially when those classics are a little newer than most and so the following news that for modern classic performance icons, with exceptionally low mileage, are set to thrill sports car enthusiasts when offered for sale by Silverstone Auctions at… Read More News: LOW MILEAGE LOTS LINE-UP AT SILVERSTONE CLASSIC SALE

News: £3.2 MILLION WORTH OF CLASSICS SOLD AT SILVERSTONE’S MAY SALE

MotorMartin is rapidly becoming the go to site for classic auction news with both Coys of Kensington and Silverstone Auctions regularly featuring in the news posted here from MotorMartin Towers. A short time ago, MotorMartin spoke about the rarity of the 1998 Subaru Impreza 22B STi that was to be featured in Silverstone Auction’s 20th… Read More News: £3.2 MILLION WORTH OF CLASSICS SOLD AT SILVERSTONE’S MAY SALE

News: AUDI AIMS TO CONTINUE MAJOR SUCCESSES AT SPA

Round one of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Silverstone back on the 17th April, see https://motormartin.com/2016/04/14/news-season-opener-for-audi-at-silverstone/ for details, provided the viewer with 6 hours of Racing that provided thrills, spills and controversial decisions aplenty and reminded all us why Endurance racing is increasing in popularity year on year. And here we are on… Read More News: AUDI AIMS TO CONTINUE MAJOR SUCCESSES AT SPA

News: SEASON OPENER FOR AUDI AT SILVERSTONE

Regular readers of this site will be well aware of MotorMartin’s love of the WEC and about how much I’m looking forward to the start of the new season. Indeed www.motormartin.com has already posted stories relating to Audi’s 2016 WEC launch https://motormartin.com/2015/12/01/news-more-powerful-and-efficient-than-ever-before-audi-r18-celebrates-world-premiere-in-munich/ and Ford’s amazing 2016 return to Le Mans at https://motormartin.com/2016/02/12/news-four-car-le-mans-entry-accepted-for-ford-50-years-on-from-historic-victory/ and now, to… Read More News: SEASON OPENER FOR AUDI AT SILVERSTONE

News: TIN-TOP SUNDAY AT THE SILVERSTONE CLASSIC

Now Christmas is over and we’re motoring on into February, thoughts naturally turn towards filling your motoring diary with drives and events to while away the longer, lighter and warmer evenings. This summer’s Silverstone Classic is all set to break yet more records with its biggest ever line-up of spectacular touring car race action and… Read More News: TIN-TOP SUNDAY AT THE SILVERSTONE CLASSIC

News: ON PARADE AT SILVERSTONE CLASSIC!

Silverstone Classic have let it be known to MotorMartin that with the arrival of 2016 comes another new year packed with exciting automotive anniversaries. And, as tradition now dictates, many of these key motoring milestones will be celebrated in stunning style with mouth-watering displays and eye-catching track parades at the annual Silverstone Classic (29-31 July).… Read More News: ON PARADE AT SILVERSTONE CLASSIC!

News: 94 AMAZING CARS IN SILVERSTONE AUCTIONS’ CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW SALE

Before we get into the main news it’s important to give a little background about Silverstone Auctions. Formed in 2011, Silverstone Auctions is a world-class, specialist auction house for the sale of classic cars, modern supercars, all types of competition cars, modern and historic motorcycles as well as automotive memorabilia. The company holds the exclusive… Read More News: 94 AMAZING CARS IN SILVERSTONE AUCTIONS’ CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW SALE