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BBC sound effects 1940–86

In 2018, the BBC made freely available for non-commercial use around 16,000 of its sound effects recordings. A few hundred come from known locations around the UK, and most of those have been presented here in a sound map. All recordings © BBC.

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SILVERSTONE

Silverstone Formula One racing  2:30

BBC DESCRIPTION: Silverstone, atmosphere recorded in pits, Formula One cars revving and departing for practice laps. Formula One International Trophy Race 1969.

Silverstone saloon car racing  3:00

BBC DESCRIPTION: Silverstone, saloon car racing including Mini Cooper, Chevrolet, Ford Escort, Ford Mustang and Hillman Imp.