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  • DON HAYTER MGB SET FOR NEC

    DON HAYTER MGB SET FOR NEC

    3rd October 2019

    The Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show will offer a rare chance to see the car once owned by the father of MGB himself, Don Hayter, when the event takes place at Birmingham’s NEC on November 8-10.

  • UNIQUE GINETTA AT NEC CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW

    UNIQUE GINETTA AT NEC CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW

    1st October 2019

    Visitors to this November’s Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery, can expect a very rare and special exhibit on the Ginetta Owner’s Club stand – one that very few marque enthusiasts will have seen before.

  • CLASSIC RIVALS: AUSTIN-HEALEY 100/4 VS MGA

    CLASSIC RIVALS: AUSTIN-HEALEY 100/4 VS MGA

    1st October 2019

    The first of the Big Healeys nearly stopped the MGA story in its tracks. But with more than 65 years of water now under the bridge, which wins out in the battle of ground-breaking British sports cars?

  • FBHVC CLARIFIES OLD TYRES STANCE

    FBHVC CLARIFIES OLD TYRES STANCE

    1st October 2019

    The Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs (FBHVC) has moved to clarify its position on the Department for Transport’s proposal to ban the use of tyres older than ten years on certain vehicles.

  • AFFORDABLE MID-ENGINED CARS

    AFFORDABLE MID-ENGINED CARS

    30th September 2019

    There was a time when mid-engined cars were the preserve of the exotic but today there are plenty of affordable choices. We round up some of the most accessible.

  • MX-5 RALLY CELEBRATES BIRTHDAY MILESTONE

    MX-5 RALLY CELEBRATES BIRTHDAY MILESTONE

    30th September 2019

    The 30th birthday celebrations for Mazda’s iconic roadster reached their peak on September 14-15, with the MX-5 Owners Club hosting a star-studded Anniversary Rally that would also mark 25 years of the club itself.

  • CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW HOSTS RAC RALLY

    CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW HOSTS RAC RALLY

    27th September 2019

    This year’s Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery will feature for the first time a visit by the crews competing in the RAC Rally of the Tests.

  • SIR MICHAEL EDWARDES 1930 – 2019

    SIR MICHAEL EDWARDES 1930 – 2019

    27th September 2019

    Sir Michael Edwardes, the South African industrialist renowned for troubleshooting and famed for his work with British Leyland, has died aged 88.

  • MORE MOTORWAY CONFUSION

    MORE MOTORWAY CONFUSION

    27th September 2019

    Following our recent news items on the dangers presented to drivers of older cars by the new generation of ‘smart’ motorways, alarming research has been published suggesting that despite the big investment in allowing hard shoulder running, an alarming number of drivers have little clue how they should be properly used leading to more motorway confusion.