GREENPOWER RE­TURNS TO SIL­VER­STONE

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Fol­low­ing the clo­sure of Rock­ing­ham, the Greenpower In­ter­na­tional Fi­nals will be held at Sil­ver­stone on Oc­to­ber 17, 20 years to the day since its first event at Good­wood.

Staged an­nu­ally by the Greenpower Ed­u­ca­tion Trust since 1999, the com­pe­ti­tion for school-age stu­dents to de­sign, build and race an elec­tric car will be held at the home of the Bri­tish Grand Prix for the first time since 2013. It had been based at Rock­ing­ham from ’15 un­til last year’s event in Oc­to­ber.

De­vel­op­ment and part­ner­ships of­fi­cer Gavin Woodruff said: “We are de­lighted to be host­ing the In­ter­na­tional Fi­nals 2019 at Sil­ver­stone Cir­cuit, bring­ing Greenpower rac­ing back to the fa­mous venue for the first time since ’13 when it hosted the Sea­son Opener and Cor­po­rate Chal­lenge.”

Greenpower pre­vi­ously an­nounced that it will stage new heat events on the streets of Hull, and at Lo­tus’s Hethel test track.

Greenpower will re­turn to Sil­ver­stone

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