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1904 Cadillac driver from Norway wins Regularity Time Trial on Veteran Car Run route from London to Brighton. Continue reading


Lancaster Insurance 2017 Classic Motor Show


THE quality on show at what is by far the biggest classic car show in the UK is amazing.

It is incredible how many classics are available to view at the annual Lancaster Insurance 2017 Classic Motor Show at the NEC, Birmingham, and it really does put some strain on old person’s legs to cover all five halls. Continue reading

Crowds step back in time on memorable first day of Croft Nostalgia Festival


Croft Circuit welcomed a bumper crowd to North Yorkshire for the eighth instalment of the irresistible Croft Nostalgia Festival today (5 August), with the event offering-up its characteristic blend of first-class historic motor racing, classic cars, military displays, aero-acrobatics, evocative music and period dress. Continue reading

Dixon smashes Thruxton lap record for first Superbike pole position


A large crowd descended on Thruxton Circuit today (5 August) for a fast and furious day of MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship (BSB) action, with glorious sunshine providing perfect weather conditions for record-breaking feats. Smashing the lap record and topping the timesheets in the Datatag Qualifying session was 21-year-old Jake Dixon, who clinched pole position at Britain’s quickest circuit and his first in the BSB top flight. Continue reading

Lancaster bomber the icing on the Croft Nostalgia Festival cake


Croft Circuit played host to a first-rate final day of the much-loved Croft Nostalgia Festival yesterday (6 August), welcoming thousands of spectators through the gates to enjoy high quality historic racing, rows upon rows of pristine vintage vehicles and a host of off-track attractions. A visit paid by the RAF’s legendary Avro Lancaster bomber was the icing on the cake. Continue reading



The 2017 Silverstone Classic drew to a close today (30 July), with another record-breaking day that included ten crowd-pleasing races, eye-catching anniversary parades and high-speed demos that sent more than 100,000 spectators home with wide smiles on their faces. Continue reading

The opening day of the 2017 Silverstone Classic


If the 2015 edition marked the Silverstone Classic’s silver anniversary, then this year, gold would very much appear to be the colour en vogue – with Jonathan Kennard stealing the show behind the wheel of the striking Warsteiner-liveried Arrows A3, the day before former Spandau Ballet hit-maker Tony Hadley takes to the music stage. Continue reading