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Monthly Archives: December 2016

boxing-cross-154A superb day greeted the best part of 100 riders for the 2016 Boxing Day Cross, at Kenilworth Common. The first few laps were frenetic but it didn’t take long 2014 and 2015 winner Steven Roach to pull out a decent lead over George Moore, one which he held to the end to take a hat-trick of wins. Moore held on to 2nd place after being with Roach over the first three and a half laps, pulling away from the chasers behind. The closest battle was for 3rd and it was only decided in the last quarter of the race when Dan Booth broke away from Matt Barrett, who had led for most of the first lap. Read More »

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One month before the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship gets underway at Rallye Monte Carlo, Citroën Racing officially unveils its C3 WRC in Abu Dhabi. Complying with the new FIA regulations, which sees the introduction of a new generation of World Rally Cars, the C3 WRC heralds the return of Citroën, with eight manufacturers’ titles and no fewer than 96 wins to the brand’s name. For the 2017 season, the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT will enter between two and four C3 WRCs for its crews; Kris Meeke/Paul Nagle, Craig Breen/Scott Martin, Stéphane Lefebvre/Gabin Moreau and Sheikh Khalid Al Qassimi/Chris Patterson.c3-wrca Read More »

– Showcase of five decades of Rallycross set to be a highlight in the 2017 Live Action Arena
– A host of Rallycross drivers and racers from throughout the sport’s history to attend
– Renowned stunt driver Terry Grant to thrill crowds with combined performance with Lee Bowers
– BTCC icons to go head-to-head in an exhilarating Time Trial
– Championship-winning Vantage GTE to be driven by Aston Martin Racing driver Darren Turner
– For tickets and further information about Autosport International, which runs from 12th to 15th January*, please visit http://www.autosportinternational.com

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– World’s greatest all-round driver guest of honour at HMI
– Six-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner to officially open the show
– Winner of Grands Prix, Paris-Dakar, Bathurst and Can-Am title
– Gala Evening at London Classic Car Show to honour Ickx
– Entry tickets also give access to The London Classic Car Show

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2011 Le Mans 24 Hours.Racing legend Tom Kristensen will make his debut at Race Retro, the international historic motorsport show, on Saturday 25th February, as part of the three-day event’s 15th anniversary ‘Super Show’ celebrations.

Held from 24th to 26th February at Warwickshire’s Stoneleigh Park, Kristensen will appear on the Interview Stage within the Motor Sport Hall of Fame, to which he was inducted in 2013. He will also be meeting fans and signing autographs as well as answering all their questions about his amazing career. Read More »

autosport-lotus17a– Autosport International to host display featuring all seven remaining Lotus type 49 cars thanks to their owners from around the world
– Celebrations at Autosport International to mark 50 years since this pioneering F1 car first raced
– To this day, the Lotus 49 realised the greatest step in Grand Prix performance ever
– The Lotus type 49 was designed in conjunction with the Ford DFV engine
– Autosport International is the only place to see this unrivalled collection of iconic Lotus 49s in one place
– From 1967 to 1970 they were raced by Jim Clark, Graham Hill, Jo Siffert, Jackie Oliver, Mario Andretti, Jochen Rindt, Richard Attwood, John Miles and Emerson Fittipaldi
– To get your tickets to the show, visit http://www.autosportinternational.com today Read More »

wilton-classic-supercar17f– Special price tickets and Gift Vouchers are on sale for the UK calendar’s most exciting new auto event of 2017: Wilton Classic & Supercar – a whole new interpretation of Lord Pembroke’s high-performance party
– Order before 16:00hrs on Wednesday 21 December for guaranteed Christmas delivery
– Taking place at the incomparable Wilton House, the all-new WCS puts a completely new spin on a car show and is devoted to ‘Celebrating the Stories Behind the Cars We Love’
– This unique event takes place over 3-4 June 2017, and explores the past, present and future of the automotive industry in inspired new interactive ways
– Aside from over 650 of the world’s greatest automobiles on display, there will be talks and debate, education and inspiration, coupled with music, fashion and culture Read More »

– Leading London classic car retailer Hexagon is proud to offer for sale an ultra-rare Porsche 911 ‘993’ RS Clubsport
– The RS Clubsport is perhaps the purest version of the 993-generation Porsche 911, and with just 227 built it’s extremely rare, too
– This pristine 1995 model year example is finished in Speed Yellow, with 18-inch ‘Speedline’ alloy wheels and black interior
– For more information, please visit http://hexagonclassics.com/hexagon-porsche-993a Read More »

Occasionally, we all come across an old magazine or newspaper and look nostalgically at the adverts. Look in classic car magazines from the 1980s and you might catch a glimpse of the contemporary AutoGlym offering, where a chauffeur is adjusting his tie in the glossy reflection of an Aston Martin – confirming the advertising strap line: “The World’s Finest Polish”.

When a client asked Byron International to broker his Aston Martin V8 Volante, it was delightful to realise that – not only was it the car which appeared in the 1989 advertisements – but that the original paintwork which adorned the car had sufficient shine to allow Gun Hill Studios to offer their updated version of the classic shot. Read More »

bentley-classic16a– Kidston Trophy for Pre-War Sports Cars makes welcome return
– Evocative 50+ car grid takes festival-goers right back in time
– Aston Martins, Bugattis, Frazer Nashes and Lagondas
– Significant discounts available with Early Bird tickets Read More »