Matt Bell on 27th June 2019
The programme at the Silverstone Classic 2019 event continues to expand to unprecedented levels, with news that legendary rally cars will join proceedings at the Northamptonshire circuit on July 26-28.
Matt Bell on 20th June 2019
Taking place at Mallory Park Circuit for the very first time, the Classic Ford Show lived up to its billing as Europe’s biggest and best event for classic blue ovals on June 2. Visitors could enjoy a packed timetable at the new Leicestershire venue, including the chance to experience the track in their own vehicles.
Matt Bell on 18th June 2019
The organisers of the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery, are planning a ‘super show’ to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the UK’s biggest indoor motor show this November. The three-day event, widely regarded as the classic motoring ‘season finale’, will be held at Birmingham’s NEC from November 8-10.
Matt Bell on 12th June 2019
The 2019 Brighton Speed Trials will be held on Saturday 7 September. The event, organised by Brighton and Hove Motor Club, is considered to be Britain’s longest-running motor racing event.
Matt Bell on 11th June 2019
The Ragley Hall Motor Show, held over the recent Bank Holiday weekend, saw the Worcestershire venue’s biggest-ever entry in the car show classes.
Matt Bell on 11th June 2019
There are rallies and there are endurance rallies... and then there’s the Trans-Himalayan Adventure. Organised by international rallying specialists Rally Round, the 5540km journey took 15 cars and their crews on a 21-day odyssey from Chengdu in China through Tibet and into Nepal.
Matt Bell on 10th June 2019
Over 100 classic Rovers appeared on the lawns of the Bressingham Steam Museum and Gardens on Sunday, 26 May of the Bank Holiday weekend, as part of the annual club rally held by the Norfolk and Norwich Rover Owners’ Club.
Matt Bell on 5th June 2019
Goodwood needn’t always be about tweed and tradition, as the latest Retro Rides Weekend on May 18-19 ably demonstrated. The event predominantly caters for pre-’98 cars, but that’s where the guidelines end, resulting in a brilliantly eclectic mix of old motors accompanied by a superb atmosphere.
Matt Bell on 4th June 2019
Key milestones are to be marked at the seventh annual BMC and Leyland Show, which will take place at the British Motor Museum on Sunday July 7.
Matt Bell on 3rd June 2019
With tickets sold out in a little over nine hours, the annual London to Brighton Mini Run continues to be a must-attend event for Mini fans from all over Europe. An impressive 2150 official entrants and many more unofficial ones headed to the South Coast for the culmination of London and Surrey Mini Owners Club’s annual flagship event on May 19.
Matt Bell on 31st May 2019
The Footman James Bristol Classic Car Show is the longest-running event of its kind in the UK, having taken place on an impressive 40 occasions. Based at the Royal Bath and West Showground near Shepton Mallet on June 22-23, the family-friendly weekender will play host to a wide variety of classic cars to suit all tastes, gathered from all over the country.
Matt Bell on 24th May 2019
The Jaguar Enthusiasts’ Club hosted its biggest event to date as over 1000 cars gathered at a sunny Blenheim Park for its Summer Jaguar Festival on May 12. There was something for everyone, with enthusiasts treated to displays featuring everything from pre-War ‘SS’ models right up to the latest electric I-Pace.
Matt Bell on 22nd May 2019
The MG Car Club’s flagship MGLive! event had to be cancelled after its June 15-16 date was affected by Silverstone’s decision to carry out track maintenance. However, the club has ensured fans of the famous octagon that they needn’t be sat idle that weekend by opening up the doors of its Kimber House headquarters.
Matt Bell on 9th May 2019
After a seven month break, the ever-popular Breakfast Club meeting of classic cars, owners, enthusiasts, and breakfast foods by event sponsors mCreat returned to the Coventry Transport Museum earlier this month and are due to through more of the summer months.