Events

  • SILVERSTONE REVS UP FOR A CLASSIC SUMMER

    SILVERSTONE REVS UP FOR A CLASSIC SUMMER

    Matt Bell on 1st May 2019

    The wheels were set in motion for this summer’s Silverstone Classic event, with a star-studded Preview Day on April 10 giving us a taste of what we can look forward to.

  • CELEBRATING THE UNEXCEPTIONAL ANNIVERSARIES

    CELEBRATING THE UNEXCEPTIONAL ANNIVERSARIES

    Matt Bell on 30th April 2019

    The 2019 Festival of the Unexceptional (or FOTU) will be held for the sixth year in succession on Saturday, July 20. Originally staged by insurance specialist Hagerty back in 2014 as the first event of its kind in Europe – to celebrate the ordinary, everyday cars that have now all but disappeared – the light-hearted gathering has already achieved cult status.

  • SIMPLY ASTON BEGINS NEW BEAULIEU SEASON

    SIMPLY ASTON BEGINS NEW BEAULIEU SEASON

    Matt Bell on 18th April 2019

    Beaulieu’s season of ‘Simply’ events got off to a cracking start on April 7, with a record total of 410 cars making its latest Simply Aston Martin event the best to date. Astons of all ages were in attendance at the National Motor Museum venue, with a special DB7 25th anniversary timeline providing a superb centrepiece for visitors.

  • THRILLING BATTLES AT MEMBERS’ MEETING

    THRILLING BATTLES AT MEMBERS’ MEETING

    Matt Bell on 17th April 2019

    Joining the renowned Festival of Speed and Revival events on the Goodwood calendar five years ago, the annual Members’ Meeting was relaunched to continue where the original BARC Meetings left off during the 1960s. Since then the event has gone on to be a resounding success, and its 77th outing was surely the best yet

  • MGLIVE! RESTED FOR 2019

    MGLIVE! RESTED FOR 2019

    Matt Bell on 10th April 2019

    MG fans will be without a major summer event at Silverstone for the first time in nearly 70 years, following the news that MGLive! has been rested for 2019. Last month, the Northamptonshire circuit announced it would be carrying out essential track maintenance during June 2019, leaving the MG Car Club without a venue or date for its flagship annual event.

  • CLASSIC FORD REVS UP FOR MALLORY DEBUT

    CLASSIC FORD REVS UP FOR MALLORY DEBUT

    Matt Bell on 9th April 2019

    The Classic Ford Show has a brand new home for 2019, with Mallory Park set to play host to thousands of Europe’s finest blue ovals in Europe on June 2.

  • LUTON TO HOST MOTORING SPECTACULAR

    LUTON TO HOST MOTORING SPECTACULAR

    Matt Bell on 26th March 2019

    The town of Luton will pay homage to its motoring heritage this summer, as Vauxhall’s Heritage Centre Open Day joins forces with the Luton Festival of Transport to create a unique day out for families and enthusiasts on June 9. 

  • MINI MADNESS AT MOTORFEST

    MINI MADNESS AT MOTORFEST

    Matt Bell on 22nd March 2019

    This Easter will see Motorfest move to its new home at Chetwynd Deer Park, Shropshire, for two days of family fun on April 21-22.

  • TOP 10 REASONS TO VISIT VOLKSWORLD 2019

    TOP 10 REASONS TO VISIT VOLKSWORLD 2019

    Matt Bell on 20th March 2019

    The VolksWorld Show takes over Sandown Park, Esher this March 23/24 as thousands of the UK’s most impressive VWs come together for a two-day celebration of the iconic German brand. Here are 10 reasons why it’s a show you really don’t want to miss…

  • LAKELAND MOTOR MUSEUM TO HOST ECLECTIC MEETING

    LAKELAND MOTOR MUSEUM TO HOST ECLECTIC MEETING

    Matt Bell on 19th March 2019

    Owners of classic and performance cars, motorbikes and light commercials are being invited to South Cumbria for the Lakeland Motor Museum’s first ‘Drive & Ride In Day’ of 2019, taking place at the Backbarrow venue on April 14.

  • MGLIVE! FORCED TO RELOCATE

    MGLIVE! FORCED TO RELOCATE

    Matt Bell on 18th March 2019

    The MG Car Club’s flagship annual MGLive! event faces a battle to survive for 2019, following the news that it has lost its summer date at Silverstone.

  • RETRO CLASSICS REVIEW AND GALLERY

    RETRO CLASSICS REVIEW AND GALLERY

    Matt Bell on 14th March 2019

    With Mercedes-Benz and Porsche as residents, Stuttgart in Germany already has fine credentials as a city for petrolheads. But from March 7-10, things were ramped up considerably as 90,000 visitors made their way to Messe Stuttgart exhibition centre for the 19th annual Retro Classics event.