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  • MAESTRO MADNESS RUN

    MAESTRO MADNESS RUN

    Matt Bell on 11th March 2020

    A team of intrepid Austin-Rover enthusiasts are to set off on a tour of the UK to raise money for charities supporting research into and treatment of prostate cancer.

  • FBHVC SKILLS ZONE AT CLASSIC CAR AND RESTORATION SHOW

    FBHVC SKILLS ZONE AT CLASSIC CAR AND RESTORATION SHOW

    Matt Bell on 10th March 2020

    The Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs (FBHVC) will introduce its brand-new Skills Zone at the Practical Classics Classic Car and Restoration Show, with Discovery, to deliver help and advice on the functional but intriguing aspects of classic car ownership.

  • RACE RETRO 2020 REVIEW

    RACE RETRO 2020 REVIEW

    Matt Bell on 10th March 2020

    With a stellar line-up of celebrity drivers and guests, over 140 rally cars in action and a host of attractions spread over four halls and beyond, Reis Race Retro 2020 proved to be a real hit

  • E10 PETROL SET FOR INTRODUCTION

    E10 PETROL SET FOR INTRODUCTION

    Matt Bell on 5th March 2020

    Potentially harmful E10 petrol looks set to be introduced in the UK next year, with the Government having finally issued a response to a 2018 consultation

  • GREAT BRITISH CAR JOURNEY SHELVED

    GREAT BRITISH CAR JOURNEY SHELVED

    Matt Bell on 5th March 2020

    Plans for a new classic car-themed visitor attraction in Derbyshire will no longer be going ahead as planned. The Great British Car Journey and its sister ‘Drive Dad’s Car’ experience were due to open in April, but it’s been announced that they will not proceed any further due to circumstances beyond the directors’ control.

  • FIGHT AGAINST ONLINE ABUSE CONTINUES

    FIGHT AGAINST ONLINE ABUSE CONTINUES

    Matt Bell on 4th March 2020

    A leading light in the world of classic car TV has called for changes to social media platforms in order to prevent sickening online abuse from anonymous internet trolls.

  • RETRO CLASSICS 2020 REVIEW

    RETRO CLASSICS 2020 REVIEW

    Matt Bell on 3rd March 2020

    We bring you the roundup from Retro Classics 2020 as it enters its 20th year after establishing itself a firm favourite on the European calendar. 

  • GREAT WESTERN CLASSIC CAR SHOW 2020 REVIEW

    GREAT WESTERN CLASSIC CAR SHOW 2020 REVIEW

    Matt Bell on 28th February 2020

    The Great Western Classic Car Show has established itself as the show season opener for enthusiasts in the South West, but this year’s event proved to be a game of two halves on February 8-9.

  • NEW EMISSION ZONE CHECKER LAUNCHED

    NEW EMISSION ZONE CHECKER LAUNCHED

    Matt Bell on 28th February 2020

    A new online emission zone checker has been launched to help drivers and businesses prepare for forthcoming clean air zones (CAZs) in Birmingham and Leeds, which are due to begin in July.

  • CHARTERHOUSE FEBRUARY 2020 SALE REVIEW

    CHARTERHOUSE FEBRUARY 2020 SALE REVIEW

    Matt Bell on 27th February 2020

    We round up our highlights from the Charterhouse February 2020 sale which took place at the Great Western Classic Car Show on February 9.