Stars turn out at Stoneleigh



Murray Walker and Sir Stirling Moss confirmed as special guests for Race Retro’s 10th birthday celebrations

Motor sport legends Sir Stirling Moss and Murray Walker, the Lotus 25 with which Jim Clark carried off the 1963 F1 World Championship and some high-octane rally driving will be highlights of Race Retro’s 10th anniversary at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, during the weekend of February 22-24, 2013.

The international historic motor sport show is planning a celebration of the magnificent racing history of Team Lotus, with stunning displays of the legendary cars that scored some of the marque’s most notable victories. It will also pay tribute to the rallying career of Alpine Renault on the 40th anniversary of its first World Rally Championship title, with cars competing on the Live Rally Stage as well as appearing as static exhibits.

Group B rally cars will be out in force on Saturday and Sunday, putting on a breathtaking demonstration on a purpose-built course. The layout has been altered for 2013 and drivers will have to adjust to a challenging sequence of revised twists and turns.

Visitors can even get behind the wheel of a professionally prepared rally car from HERO, the Historic Endurance Rallying Organisation, via its ‘arrive and drive’ fleet. For just £25 you can put a classic rally car through its paces and get a feel for rally driving on a testing course.

Sir Stirling Moss makes his Race Retro debut on Saturday February 23, appearing on the live interview stage for Q&A sessions as well as signing autographs and memorabilia for his many fans. He will share the stage with another iconic name in motor sport, former F1 commentator Murray Walker, who appears on Saturday and Sunday.

Those looking to invest in a piece of motor sport nostalgia should visit the Silverstone Auction, which specialises in the sale of the finest classic cars, modern supercars, all types of competition machinery, modern and historic motorcycles and automobilia. Viewing is open all day on Friday and Saturday morning.

The sale begins on Saturday lunchtime, starting with automobilia.