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PORTER PRESS - DB4 G.T. CONTINUATION: HISTORY IN THE MAKING
New from Porter Press International - DB4 G.T. Continuation: History in the making written by James Page.Click HERE to read Peter Baker's review on our Buy a Book page.
VAUXHALL HERITAGE AND LUTON FESTIVAL OF TRANSPORT 2019
Heritage Centre Open Day joins 2019 Luton Festival of Transport The Vauxhall Heritage Centre Open Day will come together with the Luton Festival of Transport for 2019. Both events will take place on Sunday 9 June and open between 10.00am and 4.00pm, and there’ll be a free five-minute transfer service by classic coach. Vauxhall’s Heritage Collection is open to the public just one day...
BROMYARD SPEED FESTIVAL 2019
Bromyard’s motoring street event Following a break in 2018, the Bromyard Speed Festival street event will be held on Sunday 7 April 2019. The Festival is now planned to be a biennial event to keep it fresh and so keep improving. With the theme being ‘Fifty years since the end of the Sixties’ Bromyard will be celebrating the motoring golden years of the swinging 1960s. As well a...
RAPID RESPONSE: MY INSIDE STORY AS A MOTOR RACING LIFE-SAVER
New from EVRO Publishing - RAPID RESPONSE: My inside sotry as a motor racing life-saver written by Dt. Stephen Olvey.Click HERE to read Peter Baker's review on our Buy a Book page.
THREE LEGS OF MANN 2019
The 2019 Three Legs of Mann A 'proper' road rally, Three Legs of Mann, falls firmly into the HERO Events ‘Advanced Event' category. The event starts on Friday 15 March, and is all done and dusted by late afternoon the following day. In between, the 48 crews will complete a compact 360-mile route that includes, 22 special tests plus the same number of timed regularities, and a tough night s...
HERO CHALLENGE ONE 2019
HERO Challenge One 2019  The first HERO Challenge event of 2019 gets underway this Saturday (9 March) with a one-day 130-mile regularity road rally, that also includes special tests laid out in the grounds of Chateau Impney, just a stone’s throw from Droitwich Spa. As the competition is designed primarily with novices in mind, those in the Masters Class cannot win outright. All pre-19...
GREAT CARS SERIES BY PORTER PRESS INTERNATIONAL
Number 13 in the Great Cars series, Bugatti Type 50 – The autobiography of Bugatti’s first Le Mans car, now available from Porter Press International.Click HERE to read Peter Baker’s review....
OPEN PITLANE 2019
Track day at Spa-Francorchamps The 2019 Open Pitlane, a special track day at Spa-Francorcchamps on Sunday 17 March, is open to modern and classic cars alike and is run by Roadbook Organisation. Drivers of road and competition cars are allowed on track as and when they are ready, without any dedicated time slot and for as long as they wish. ‘Open-wheels’ single-seater cars are not acce...
VSCC POMEROY TROPHY 2019
The 64th ‘Pom’  At Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit this Saturday, 16 February, 110 drivers will be taking part in the 64th edition of the Pomeroy Trophy, organised by the Vintage Sports-Car Club. The day is run to a formula originally muted by John Rowley and Laurence Pomeroy back in 1947, to establish the most appropriate continental touring car. Unfortunately, because of rationi...
RALLYE MONTE- CARLO HISTORIQUE 2019
The 22nd Rallye Monte-Carlo Historique 30 January-6 Febraury 2019 Everyone has heard of the Monte-Carlo Rally, at one time the biggest adventure in motor sport. First run in the winter of 1911, the challenge was seized upon by early adventurers out to prove the Principality’s claim that, despite being surrounded by mountains, it was open for business all year round. Twenty-three cars set o...
THE 2019 WINTER TRIAL
Winter Trial 2019  Arguably the most difficult of the classic winter rallies, the 6-day Winter Trial, organised by Classic Events of The Netherlands, gets underway from the Berchtesgarden in the Bavarian Alps from .09.00 on Sunday 27 January, finishing in Salzburg lunchtime on 1 February. Thirty-five cars are competing in the tough ‘Trial’ class, headed by possible winners John ...
BREAKFAST AT GOODWOOD 2019
Goodwood Breakfast Club 2019 dates The themes and dates for the ever-popular Breakfast Club events at the Goodwood Motor Circuit throughout 2019 are: 3 March – Estate Car Sunday The 2019 Breakfast Club season begins with the workhorses of the automotive world – expect to all kinds of estate cars, from fast German uber-wagons to rare Italian-designed shooting brakes. 5 May –...
CASTLE COMBE TO CELEBRATE FORMULA FORD'S HALF-CENTURY
50 years of Formula Ford Half-a-century of Castle Combe’s circuit-based Formula Ford 1600 championship will be celebrated at the circuit’s opening race meeting of the 2019 season on Easter Monday, 22 April. A bumper collector’s programme will be full the exciting history, images and memories. Fifty years after the opening race in the Castle Combe Formula Ford Championship, the...
HSCC AT AUTOSPORT INTERNATIONAL 2019
HSCC to honour Formula 5000 at Autosport show   The Historic Sports Car Club will celebrate 50 years of Formula 5000 in a spectacular display at the 2019 Autosport International at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham from 10-13 January, reports Paul Lawrence.   Marking the 50th anniversary of the UK debut of the spectacular category the Club will feature a six-car display of...
HISTORIC FORMULA 2 DATES FOR 2019
HSCC confirms expanded Historic F2 calendar  The Historic Sports Car Club has announced an extended calendar in 2019 for the Historic Formula 2 FIA International Series, reports Paul Lawrence.   As the schedule increases from five to six double-header race weekends, a superb range of prime European race tracks will join the previously announced date at the Silverstone Classic (26-28 Ju...
LE JOG 2018
The 2018 Le Jog The 2018 Edition of Le Jog (The Land’s End to John o’ Groats Reliability Trial), organised by HERO Events gets underway at 07.30 on Saturday 8 December, with the first car of the 71 entries due over the finishing-line on Tuesday 11 December at around 10.30, having completed 1,450 miles. In between crews will face a series of challenges designed to make Le Jog the mos...
VSCC COTSWOLD TRIAL 2018
The VSCC’s 13th Cotswold Trial Taking place this Saturday (17 November) and based around Prescott Speed Hill Climb in Gloucestershire, the Vintage Sports-Car Club’s 2018 Cotswold Trial has attracted a full entry of over 100 pre-war cars. After visiting a several local challenges the crews arrive at Prescott around midday where they take on the three final tests, and spectators are w...
RALLY OF THE TESTS 2018
HERO’s 2018 Rally of the Tests Organised by HERO Events, and supported by the Royal Automobile Club and RAC Motoring Services, Rally of the Tests, from 8-11 November 2018, represents UK regularity road rallying at its very best. There’s plenty of hard work – 30 special tests and 20 regularities crammed into three days – for both driver and navigator, so whichever crew win...
BIRKETT SIX HOUR RELAY RACE 2018
The 750 Motor Club’s ‘Birkett’ relay race You know the season is coming to a close when the Birkett Six Hour Relay Race preview appears, taking place around the Silverstone GP circuit on Saturday 27 October. Up to 70 teams (currently 63) with between four to six cars each take part, some going for outright victory, others using the handicapping system to pull off a different ...
HSCC SILVERSTONE FINALS 2018
HSCC titles to be settled at Silverstone Finals  Six of the Historic Sports Car Club’s season-long championships will be decided at the Club’s annual Championship Finals Meeting at Silverstone this weekend, 20-21 October, writes Paul Lawrence.   During a busy 20-race weekend, the closest title contests will come in the Historic Formula Ford, Historic Touring Car and 70s Road...