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SPA SIX HOURS WEEKEND 2019
Six-hour race attracts 110 cars Unmissable, the 2019 Spa Six Hours meeting, run by Roadbook Organisation from 25-29 September, is a down-to-earth, no nonsense historic motor sport fans’ paradise. The main event attracts some 110 entries, including a whole host of Ford GT40s and AC Cobras, racing into the night. Not enough, well add two rounds of the FIA Masters Historic Formula One Champio...
CIRCUIT DES REMPARTS ANGOULEME 2019
Rallye de Charente, Concours and Circuit des Remparts Better known to enthusiasts as just 'Angouleme’, this weekend (13-15 September 2019) the town will again play host to the very best of historic racing and classic cars including, on Friday, a spectacular Concours, followed on Saturday by the incredibly popular Rallye International de Charente. However, it is Sunday that provides the ici...
HISTORIC FORMULA 2 AT 2019 ZANDVOORT HISTORIC GRAND PRIX
Historic Formula 2 contest continues at Zandvoort A capacity field of 38 cars will contest rounds nine and ten of the HSCC’s 2019 Historic Formula 2 FIA International Series at this weekend’s Zandvoort Historic Grand Prix on 6-8 September, reports Paul Lawrence.   The magnificent field of Formula 2 cars will be one of the highlights of this major date on the historic racing cale...
GOODWOOD REVIVAL 2019
Good tips for Goodwood Revival As I write this there are still single day tickets available for this year's Goodwood Revival 13-15 September. However, Saturday is sold out as are three-day passes, but Friday is £59 and Sunday £79 for basic admission. Grandstands are extra, as are programmes. First-timers guide to Goodwood Revival That the Revival continues as a top-end, social sell-o...
2019 FIA EHSRC - RALLY ALPI ORIENTALI HISTORIC
61 cars for Rally Alpi Orientali Historic  After the gravel roads of Finland, the 2019 European Historic Sporting Rally Championship heads south to Italy with the Rally Alpi Orientali Historic. The two-day event is situated in the north east of the country, with the city of Udine hosting Round 7 on Friday 30 and Saturday 31 August. This will be the first of two visits to Italy, with th...
HISTORIC GRAND PRIX ZANDVOORT 2019
Quality racing guaranteed at Zandvoort Held over the weekend 6-8 September, the Zandvoort Historic Grand Prix is the ideal destination for those historic race fans wanting to spend a late weekend away on the continent. It is easy to reach and although enjoying a beachside location, Amsterdam is only a bus ride away, a fact many fans in the past have come to regret knowing. As always, the highli...
MUST DO EVENTS 2020
Essential events for your 2020 diary Rallye Monte-Carlo Historique, 29 January-1 February 2020 The 23rd edition of this sell-out event combines nostalgia with five days of serious regularity competition with start points spread across Europe, leading some 300 crews across France, eventually finishing harbour-side in Monaco. A great event to follow in the comfort of your modern car – a nig...
OULTON PARK GOLD CUP 2019
HSCC set for Oulton Park The Historic Sports Car Club’s season moves to Oulton Park circuit in Cheshire over the August Bank Holiday weekend, 24-26 August, for the annual Gold Cup historic race meeting, writes Paul Lawrence.   Some of the most spectacular single-seaters of a generation will contest two races for the HSCC’s XL Aurora Series. 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the...
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...