24 Jul 2012
Last updated during 15:30 GMT
Classic engine racing is attracting a flourishing audience. The world’s biggest classical racing festival is during Silverstone, where this year cars from 8 decades of engine competition were once some-more on a starting grid.
The weekend also saw a competition dedicated to a memory of former F1 motorist Peter Gethin, who died final year. Gethin rose to celebrity pushing for McLaren in a Formula 5000 series, and a automobile in that he won a European championship in 1970 has been easy to a former glory. It is now owned by Mark Longmore and driven by Matthew Wurr, who explains a captivate of removing behind a circle of a classical racing machine.
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Matthew Wurr and a Formula 5000 automobile will be appearing during BBC Children in Need Carfest South.
Photography by Phil Coomes, Mike Hayward, Keith Lewcock, Jakob Ebrey Photography, Mark Longmore and Getty Images.
Music: Grand Prix by Maurice Jarre, Atom Heart Mother and Summer ’68 by Pink Floyd.
Audio slideshow prolongation by Phil Coomes. Publication date 24 Jul 2012.R Soft Web Hosting