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CUMBRIA CLASSIC WEEKEND 2019
2019 Cumbria Classic and Motorsport Show Organised by Wigton Motor Club, the 31st Cumbria Classic Weekend taking place over the weekend 17-18 August, promises to be the biggest yet The weekend continues its successful format with the Rose & Thistle Challenge run on the Saturday which this year takes in many of the less known parts of north Cumbria and the Borders. Sunday sees the Cumbria C...
JOHN FITZPATRICK GROUP C PORSCHES
Out now, from Porter Press International - Ultimate: John Fitzpatrick Group C Porsches – The Definitive History, written by Mark Cole.Click HERE to read Peter Baker's review on our ‘Buy a Book’ page, and order via Retro-Speed to receive a special discount....
BROOKLANDS RELIVED 2019
Celebrate the 1930s at Brooklands Museum The annual Brooklands Relived, on Sunday 11 August, will recreate the heyday of society racing when vintage motor cars and motorcycles take to the surviving parts of the original race track. Vehicles will take part in ‘race starts’, parades and be blasting up the Test Hill, including some notable entries that actually raced at Brooklands befor...
TED'S OPEL VAUXHALL RUN 2019
The 12th Opel Vauxhall Run  Ted's Opel Vauxhall Run 2019 takes place this coming Saturday 10 August. This is the 12th running of the event, and is based at the Mills Inn, Ballyvourney, Co. Cork. where accommodation is available at the rate of 50 euro per person. The route takes in some breath-taking scenery and some iconic rally stage roads, with the scenic route incorporating Top of Coom, ...
BENTLEY DRIVERS CLUB SILVERSTONE MEETING 2019
Special demonstration run planned for four iconic race cars  Four iconic race cars are set to share the track for the first time ever in what will undoubtedly be one the main highlights at the Bentley Drivers Club’s 71st annual race meeting at Silverstone on Saturday 3 August. A high-speed demonstration run, featuring the Barnato-Hassan Special, Pacey-Hassan Special, Napier-Railton an...
VSCC SPEED CHAMPIONSHIP 2019
Round 6: Prescott Speed Hill Climb A superb two days of vintage hill climbing is in store this weekend, 3-4 August, when the Vintage Sports-Car Club arrives at Prescott and some 260 pre-war cars attack the 880-yard short course. Saturday is given over to practice, with an Alvis parade taking place at lunchtime. Sunday begins at 08.30 with a series of bicycle races before the timed runs continue...
HSCC AT CROFT 2019
Croft next for HSCC  The Historic Sports Car Club’s season continues at the Croft circuit in North Yorkshire this weekend, 3-4 August, as nine of the Club’s categories provide the racing element of the popular Retro and Classic Weekend, writes Paul Lawrence.   Now in its fifth season, the Jaguar Classic Challenge will make its Croft debut with a one hour-long race on Saturd...
HSCC AT SILVERSTONE CLASSIC 2019
F2, F3 and Thundersports at the 2019 Silverstone Classic  The Historic Sports Car Club will provide grids for six races at this weekend’s Silverstone Classic on 26-28 July 2019; Historic Formula 2, Classic Formula 3 and Thundersports series feature at the biggest historic racing festival of the season, writes Paul Lawrence.   As well as running the racing element of this fabulous ...
HARRY FLATTERS RALLY 2019
Epynt date for BHRC contenders  The daunting challenge of the asphalt roads of the Epynt ranges in mid-Wales form the next destination for contenders in the FUCHS LUBRICANTS Motorsport UK British Historic Rally Championship for round five, the Harry Flatters Rally on Sunday 28 July, writes Paul Lawrence.   The Brecon Motor Club event marks the first asphalt rally of the Championship se...
FIA MASTERS GRIDS AT 2019 SILVERSTONE CLASSIC
Bumper FIA Masters Historic grids at the Classic Two FIA Masters grids will run at the 2019 Silverstone Classic on 26-28 July; the FIA Masters Historic Formula One and FIA Masters Historic Sports Car rounds, when series regulars will be joined by one-off competitors. In FIA Masters Historic Formula One, Matteo Ferrer-Aza (Ligier JS11/15) and Martin Stretton (Tyrrell 012) are ready to resume the...
HSCC ANGLESEY MEETING 2019
HSCC’s first Anglesey meeting  The Historic Sports Car Club’s first race meeting at the Anglesey track in North Wales is this weekend, 13-14 July, writes Paul Lawrence.   With a full programme of 20 races, and entry of more than 170 cars, this will be a special tribute to the life of Welsh racing driver Tom Pryce and the first stand-alone races for Formula Atlantic since th...
AMOC RACING AT OULTON PARK
AMOC Racing’s Oulton Park International meeting 2019 It’s a brave organiser who arranges a race meeting that clashes with Goodwood’s Festival of Speed, but that’s what Motor Racing Legends are doing on behalf AMOC Racing (Aston Martin Owners Club), this Saturday, 6 July at Oulton Park. By comparison it’s huge value-for-money, and the quality is not so bad either. A...
LEGENDS OF BRANDS HATCH SUPER PRIX 2019
HSCC racers head for Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit   This weekend’s (29-30 June) Legends of Brands Hatch meeting marks another high point of the Historic Sports Car Club’s racing season with a line-up of 17 races, writes Paul Lawrence.   Highlights of the weekend on the wonderful Grand Prix circuit include two races for the HSCC Thundersports Series, a mighty 25-car f...
2019 GRAND PRIX DE FRANCE HISTORIQUE NEXT FOR HISTORIC FORMULA 2
HSCC Historic Formula 2 set for Magny Cours The Grand Prix de France Historique at Magny Cours over the weekend 28-30 June is the impressive setting for rounds five and six of the Historic Sports Car Club’s 2019 Historic Formula 2 FIA International Series, reports Paul Lawrence.   As the series heads towards the mid-point of the six-event, 12-race schedule, a grid of 35 cars will be a...
2019 FIA EUROPEAN HISTORIC SPORTING RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP
Strong entry for the Las Vegas Ypres Historic Rally Round 4 of the 2019 FIA European Historic Sporting Rally Championship will take place on the 27-29 June in Belgium, the 28th running of the Ypres Historic Rally. A total of 45 cars are entered in the rally which takes place around Ypres in Flanders, with most of the front runners in the FIA EHSRC taking part, writes Jeff Carter. Category 4: Im...
PORTER PRESS : ONE FORMULA - FIFTY YEARS OF CAR DESIGN
Out now, from Porter Press International - One Formula – Fifty  years of car design , written by Gordon Murrary in association with Philip Porter.Click HERE to read Peter Baker's review on our ‘Buy a Book’ page, and order via Retro-Speed to receive a special discount....
SPA SUMMER CLASSIC 2019
Spa Summer Classic, 28-30 June Organised by our friends at Roadbook over in Belgium, the 2019 Spa Summer Classic not only features a three-day, 22-race programme, but offers free entry to spectators. That's a great deal, although car parking and camping is extra. Highlight of the weekend is the Spa 3 Hours taking place late evening on Saturday, with qualifying on Friday. The meeting kicks off at ...
RED KITE STAGES 2019
BHRC heads to the Red Kite Stages The classic flowing stages of South Wales form the next destination for contenders in the 2019 FUCHS Lubricants Motorsport UK British Historic Rally Championship for round four, the Red Kite Stages on Sunday 23 June, writes Paul Lawrence.   The Amman and District Motor Club event comes hot on the heels of round three, the ATL Carlisle Stages, and the recent ...
HSCC WOLDS TROPHY MEETING 2019
HSCC heads for Cadwell Park Cadwell Park is the next destination for the Historic Sports Car Club at this weekend’s Wolds Trophy meeting on 15-16 June, writes Paul Lawrence.   Strong entries for most of the nine categories will be in action on the scenic and three-dimensional track set in the Lincolnshire Wolds and with each category having two races there will be a total of 18 races ...
MASTERS AT DONINGTON 2019
Masters Race Weekend Donington A great combination of top rank historic racing at Donington Park this weekend, 8-9 June 2019, one of the best viewing circuits in the UK. Three 60-minute races for Historic Sports Cars, Pre-66 Touring Cars, Pre-66 Mini Race, plus a 90-minute, driver change epic for Gentlemen Drivers. In support will be; HSCC Super Tourers, Dutch GT & TC 66-81 and Classic Formu...