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v8rallyWhilst organised motoring tours and rallies are a common occurrence in any English summer, for three days in June the beautiful Cotswolds will be the setting for a road event with one simple yet distinctive twist – the inaugural V8Rally Tour 2017, hosted by Victory8 Events, is aimed specifically at female entrants.

This initiative is the brainchild of successful leisure entrepreneur and historic sports car collector Marchella de Angelis, who has established Victory8 Events to encourage more women to get behind the wheel of their historic and modern sports cars. As no stranger to organised driving events or Concours d’Elegance, De Angelis feels that far too many of them can inadvertently alienate some female participants. Read More »

– Concours of Elegance 2016 tickets are now on sale, as the first star cars are announced, including a 1900 Daimler 6hp first bought by King Edward VII
– From 1962, Concours of Elegance will be displaying a Ferrari 250 GTO raced by legendary British driver Graham Hill
– The stunning one-of-seven 2016 Touring Superleggera Disco Volante Spyder will also be on display – a UK debut
– More than 1000 cars will be on display at Windsor Castle as part of the biggest Concours of Elegance yet, from 2-4 September
– Tickets are available now at: http://concoursofelegance.co.uk/tickets/

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JD Classics Jabbeke A– The exceptional JD Classics-restored X120 ‘Jabbeke’ won Best of Show at the weekend’s Salon Privé Chubb Insurance Concours d’Elegance
– Presented on behalf of a customer, the XK120 ‘Jabbeke’ is famous for its Flying Mile world record in 1953, piloted by the legendary Norman Dewis OBE
– Following a full restoration by JD Classics in 2013, the ‘Jabbeke’ has picked up a number of Concours accolades, including a class win at the iconic Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Read More »