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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: I...
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....
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...
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 (IBL}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 re...
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...
CARLISLE STAGES 2019
Carlisle Stages next for BHRC  Joe Price and Chris Brooks head the FUCHS Lubricants Motorsport UK British Historic Rally Championship into round three, the ATL Carlisle Stages on Saturday 8 June, as a superb historic entry gathers for another assault on the Kielder forest complex, reports Paul Lawrence   One of the strongest historic entries for several seasons includes some crews gett...
THRUXTON MOTORSPORT CELEBRATION 2019
Thruxton’s new two-day event Following the success of the circuit's 50th Anniversary Celebration last year, the inaugural Thruxton Motorsport Celebration, driven by Motor Sport magazine, takes place on 1-2 June 2019. A fantastic weekend of on-track racing action with stunning machinery from across the decades with sportscars, flame-spitting saloons and single-seaters across 15 races durin...
HSCC SNETTERTON 200 MEETING 2019
Snetterton next for HSCC  A one-day meeting on the Snetterton 200 circuit on Saturday 1 June is the next date in the Historic Sports Car Club’s racing season. Five classes each have a double-header at the Norfolk venue, so it will be a busy day for the drivers and teams, writes Paul Lawrence.   Historic Formula Ford races at Snetterton over recent seasons have been outstanding and...
PORTER PRESS - FERRARI 250 LM : THE REMARKABLE HISTORY OF 6313
Out now, from Porter Press International - Ferrari 250 LM : The remarkable history of 6313, written by James Page.Click HERE to read Peter Baker's review on our ‘Buy a Book’ page, and order via Retro-Speed to receive a special discount....
PEKING TO PARIS 2019
The 7th edition of the Peking to Paris Once upon a time, and not that long ago, classic car-owning adventurers with pots of money would have no choice when choosing a long-distance marathon, it was Peking to Paris, or nothing. Well, things have changed and now the well-heeled are spoiled for choice, with every organiser offering tempting, never-ending voyages of discovery to every corner of our ...
HSCC INTERNATIONAL TROPHY MEETING 2019
Bumper grids for HSCC International Trophy  Big grids, quality racing and the welcoming atmosphere of Historic Sports Car Club meetings will make the International Trophy another highlight of the Club’s racing season on 18-19 May, writes Paul Lawrence.   The chance to race on the full Silverstone Grand Prix circuit is still rather rare for many weekend racers and the entry for th...
1000 (MILLE) MIGLIA 2019
Brescia to Rome and back again Some four hundred and thirty vehicles, with well over 800 crew members will be taking part in the 1000 Miglia 2019 taking place between 15-18 May. This colourful and star-studded extravaganza, that loosely follows in the footsteps of the now defunct Mille Miglia road race, starts and finishes in Brescia with stopovers in Cervia, Milano Marittima, Rome and Bologna. ...
INAUGURAL PETROLICIOUS DRIVERS' MEETING 2019
Bicester Heritage hosts inaugural Petrolicious Drivers’ Meeting  Petrolicious is holding its inaugural Drivers’ Meeting at Bicester Heritage in Oxfordshire on Sunday 12 May 2019, where it will showcase some 200 specially selected cars. On display will be historic Williams F1 cars, two rare high performance Jaguars, two special Morgans, the London-Sydney Marathon MGB and WRC Subar...
VSCC SPEED CHAMPIONSHIP 2019
Round 2: Wiscombe Park Hillclimb The Veteran Sports-Car Club should be applauded, it is offering places on Championship events, including Wiscombe Park Hill Climb on Sunday 12 May, at half price to drivers under the age of 30. In fact, the full entry fee of £125 is also very attractive, all you need is an old car and a competition licence. Spectators are welcome at Wiscombe Park, £...
DONINGTON HISTORIC FESTIVAL 2019
2019 Donington Historic Festival, 3-5 May  Always a favourite, especially with car clubs, who put on a great infield show, this weekend’s Donington Historic Festival promises an action-packed programme of some 17 races. There’ll be everything from the opening round of the Jaguar Classic Challenge for pre-1966 Jaguar Cars, to ‘Mad Jack’ Pre-War Sports Cars and HRDC &l...
TEAM RETRO SPEED JOINS UK'S LARGEST RACING GRID
Citroen C1 24-Hours of Silverstone, 27/28 April 2019 Just over a year ago a healthy race series evolved in the UK for 800-kilogram, 67bhp, 3-cylinder super-minis, but instead of quick-fire sprint races the new series focused on the more complicated facet of endurance racing, with 3, 6, 12 or 24-hour length races containing all the challenges this form of racing produces. The newly formed C1 Club...
LONDON-LISBOA 2019
The 2019 London to Lisbon classic rally Organised by HERO Events, London-Lisboa 2019 will start from Brooklands Museum in Surrey on the morning of 26 April at the civilised time of 11.00 and ends ten days later in Portugal. Competitors go immediately into their first special test before heading, via three regularities, for Portsmouth where this lucky band of some 47 crews board the overnight fer...