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Monthly Archives: February 2018

The finalists of the 2018 National Car Club Awards have been revealed with the most nominations received since its inception in 2016 for the popular awards celebrating the UK’s classic car clubs, which are the heart and soul of the classic motoring community. Read More »

– JD Classics is returning to Goodwood Members’ Meeting on the 17th-18th March as Official Classic Car Partner
– The Maldon-based classic car and historic motorsport experts will be campaigning five iconic racing cars over the weekend
– The JD Classics’ on-track action will include the team’s Costin Lister, Ford GT40, Rover SD1 and Jaguar Mk2
– A customer’s Lister Knobbly will be competing with full race support from the JD Classics team
– JD Classics will also be hosting a number of guests and VIPs in an exclusive lounge, offering on-track rides and paddock tours Read More »

The Grooms Garage Mid Wales Stages returns to Newtown this weekend (4th March) as the Newtown and District Automobile Club organised event welcomes crews from across the country to the popular rally. Read More »

– First TCR title of the year goes to a Volkswagen driver
– At 17 years of age, Luca Engstler is the youngest TCR champion ever
– More success in the team championship: Titles number 11 and 12 for the racing Golf

Luca Engstler (D) is the 2018 TCR Middle East champion. The 17-year-old driver from Liqui Moly Team Engstler won the first TCR title of the year for Volkswagen in the 350-hp Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR at the final round of the touring car championship in Bahrain (BRN) this weekend. Read More »

– The covers come off Honda’s 2018 BTCC challenger
– Testing begins in Spain this week at Parcmotor Castellolí
– Triple champ Matt Neal and debutant Dan Cammish set for first taste of car

Halfords Yuasa Racing’s all-new BTCC Honda Civic Type R broke cover for the first time this morning (27 February) at Parcmotor Castellolí, just outside Barcelona, Spain. Read More »

The Midland Automobile Club and Shelsley Walsh have just confirmed a new partnership with Classic Car Auctions, the Warwickshire based auction house that has seen seen significant growth during the last few years selling ‘everyman’ classic cars to a value of approximately £50,000. CCA has been created by the highly respected team from Silverstone Auctions.

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Legendary racing drivers, World Rally Champions and record crowds gathered at this year’s Race Retro, powered by *Motor Sport*, with 23,100 attendees over the three-days, a ten-per-cent increase on 2017.

Hall of Fame inductee Brian Redman was amongst the many guests at Stoneleigh Park, along with rally driver Miki Biasion, who was celebrating 30 years since his first WRC win. Both shared stories from their careers and signed hundreds of autographs for adoring fans. Read More »

– Celebrity owned classics and fast Fords among highlight results
– 63 per cent sales rate achieved for Competition Car Sale on Friday 23rd February
– 70 per cent sales rate achieved for Classic Car Sale on Saturday 24th February

Silverstone Auctions has enjoyed another hugely successful Race Retro Sale with celebrity cars showing star appeal and attracting bidders from around the world at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire last Saturday. Read More »

– Vredestein Snowtrac 5s helped Scottish racers in challenging weather conditions
– Vredestein-liveried 1971 Porsche 914/6 races ahead with Scottish racer and top Scottish rally scene navigator
– Vredestein team raised money for the Jim Clark Museum
– Vredestein Snowtrac 5 also tyre of choice for Rallye participant, Porsche expert and UK journalist Johnny Tipler Read More »

– New opportunity for visitors to drive the latest showroom models
– Innovative feature added by popular demand following visitor research
– Lexus is the first of many marques to confirm Drive Live attendance
– Cost-saving Early Bird tickets available until the end of March

An exciting new ‘Drive Live’ initiative will add yet another innovative attraction to the interactive visitor experience at this summer’s Silverstone Classic (20-22 July). Read More »