THE world's oldest motorsport venue still in use will be holding an 'Italian Job' theme at its Classic Nostalgia event this weekend.

Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb, on the county's border, will be holding the two-day car festival on June 15 and 16.

The event, which is the highlight of their calender, is billed as the 'ultimate vintage car festival' features classic and retro racing up the famous Shelsley Walsh hill, along with a wide selection of classic cars on display, entertainment and fine food.

Held annually since 2010 by the Midland Automobile Club, Classic Nostalgia celebrates a particular motorsport theme each year.

The theme selected for 2019 is ‘The Italian Job’ celebrating 50 years since the release of the hit film starring Michael Caine.

A number of cars seen in the movie will be on display at the event including: the original Jaguar E-type used in the film, replicas of the Bedford Val six-wheel coach, MINI Coopers (red, white and blue of course) and the Italian Alfa Romeo police car.

Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb is the world’s oldest motorsport venue still in continuous use and is steeped in racing history since its inception in 1905.

The Classic Nostalgia is an annual event held by the Midlands Automobile Club at the hill climb and celebrates classic British motorsport.