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Fabulous Ford GT to lead Saturday’s £5.1m Silverstone auction

Classic & Sports Car Logo By Chris Rowlands of Classic & Sports Car | Slide 1 of 17: A windswept former airfield in the heart of Northamptonshire might not seem like the most glamorous location for a multi-million pound auction – but that’s exactly what you’ll find at Silverstone’s May sale this weekend.Following a Ferrari-only auction on Friday – the first of its kind in the UK – 19 May will see a host of high-value classics going under the hammer at the UK circuit, from ultra-rare Italian sports cars to fast Fords straight out of the '80s.All in, the century-spanning collection of lots could fetch in excess of £5m. Not bad for a bit of overtime.Not sure where to start? We’ve picked out 15 of the hottest classics set to sell come Saturday – and one more modern machine that’s sure to have heads turning.

And there’ll be plenty of classic metal, too

A windswept former airfield in the heart of Northamptonshire might not seem like the most glamorous location for a multi-million pound auction – but that’s exactly what you’ll find at Silverstone’s May sale this weekend.

Following a Ferrari-only auction on Friday – the first of its kind in the UK – 19 May will see a host of high-value classics going under the hammer at the UK circuit, from ultra-rare Italian sports cars to fast Fords straight out of the '80s.

All in, the century-spanning collection of lots could fetch in excess of £5m. Not bad for a bit of overtime.Not sure where to start?

We’ve picked out 15 of the hottest classics set to sell come Saturday – and one more modern machine that’s sure to have heads turning.

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