Poll to find best British sportscar

Fans of classic cars can now vote for their favourite models in an attempt to find out the best British sportscar of all time.

A panel of experts has shortlisted 15 iconic cars which include all the top British marques and enthusiasts can vote for the ones they like through the official Silverstone Classic website.

Reputed to be the world's biggest classic racing festival, the annual Silverstone Classic boasts one of the largest collection of classic cars.

During the three-day event this summer, over 120 UK car clubs are expected to display more than 7,000 cars including those shortlisted online for the envious title of 'Best British Sportscar'.

All the major Jaguar clubs in the UK have chosen the Silverstone Classic event to mark the E-type's 50th anniversary year.

The event aims to have 1,000 E-types on display and then send them on to the Grand Prix circuit to set a Guinness World Record for the highest number of E-types in a parade.

Other shortlisted cars include MG (MGA and MGB), AC Cobra, Aston Martin DB5, Morgan and TVR Griffith.

The poll closes on June 30 and the result will be announced on July 7 with the overall winner being officially crowned during this year's Silverstone Classic.

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