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Tuesday, 3 May 2016

In photos: traditional vehicles at Silverstone

Murray Walker, Freddie Hunt and former McLaren team manager Alastair Caldwell

Freddie Hunt, son of motor racing legend James, obtained at the back of the wheel of his father's method 1 World Championship successful vehicle at Silverstone this week.

He become on the motor racing circuit for the media preview of the Silverstone basic festival which takes area in July this yr, the place he'll mark the fortieth anniversary of his father winning the F1 championship in 1976.

Freddie Hunt become greeted in the pit lane by means of former motor recreation commentator Murray Walker (left) and Alastair Caldwell, who changed into group supervisor at McLaren when Hunt received the championship.

Freddie Hunt drove his father's title-winning McLaren-Ford M23. James Hunt died in 1993 at the age of just forty five.

"i know the crowds at Silverstone again within the seventies in reality took my dad's heroics to their hearts, so it's going to be very particular for every body in the family to be marking the 40th anniversary of his World Championship at this summer season's Silverstone classic," stated Freddie Hunt.

basic cars of all a long time and types had gathered for the preview of the summer season event.

the world's biggest historic motor racing competition expects to attract more than a hundred,000 friends.

The preview day saw a wide range of cars take to the track.

From open-wheel cars like this Lotus 20/22...

To the Austin Mini Cooper S of Graham Churchill and Peter Baldwin.

Supercars had been also on demonstrate, comparable to this Lamborghini Diablo.

Silverstone basic takes place from 29-31 July.

All pictures Phil Coomes/BBC.

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