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FORMULA JUNIOR CARS AT AUTOSPORT INTERNATIONAL 2018
Six pivotal Formula Junior race cars at Autosport show Six landmark racing cars from the Formula Junior category will feature on the Historic Sports Car Club’s historic racing display at the 2018 Autosport International at the Birmingham NEC on 11-14 January, writes Paul Lawrence. Formula Junior is the best-supported class in historic racing and celebrates its 60th birthday in 2018, and t...
LE JOG 2017
HERO’s 23rd Le Jog  The 23rd Le Jog (Land’s End to John o’Groats) regularity event took place from the 8 to 12 December 2017, reports Kev Haworth. Fifty-three vehicles made the start at Land’s End with crews travelling from as far afield as Australia, USA, Canada and Europe to take place in the 1,550-mile endurance event which is hosted by the Historic Endurance...
BHRC AND RACRMC ASPHALT CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018
Championships to launch at 2018 Autosport International The 2018 MSA British Historic Rally Championship and RACRMC Historic Asphalt Rally Championship will be unveiled at the 2018 Autosport International at the Birmingham NEC on 11-14 January, writes Paul Lawrence. The Roger Albert Clark Rally Motor Club will be on stand 6105 in Hall 6, where details of its future programme will be available w...
VSCC COTSWOLD TRIAL 2017
Capacity entry heads for the Cotswolds A full entry of 110 vintage and pre-war cars took to the Gloucestershire countryside on Saturday 18 November for the Vintage Sports-Car Club’s 2017 Cotswold Trial. Only a week after the Lakeland Trial the capacity entry headed to the Bugatti Owner’s Club HQ at Prescott to sign-on, before tackling the 14 very wet and muddy sections. The choice...
VSCC WINTER DRIVING TESTS 2017
Challenging Tests at Bicester Heritage Click to view Gallery  The Vintage Sports-Car Club’s 2017 calendar concluded with the Winter Driving Tests, followed by the Club’s annual Race and Speed Forum, on Saturday 2 December at Bicester Heritage. Seventy-five drivers rose to the challenging series of Tests set by Mark Elder and his team of organisers, who made the very best of...
HSCC'S 2017 AWARDS
HSCC celebrates 2017 winners  The Historic Sports Car Club celebrated the winners and champions from the 2017 season during its Annual Dinner Dance and Awards Presentation at Whittlebury Hall near Silverstone on Saturday 18 November, reports Paul Lawrence. Over 260 members and their guests were on hand to applaud the winners from the racing season, with former Le Mans winner and Formula 1 r...
ROGER ALBERT CLARK RALLY 2017
McCormack wins 2017 R.A.C. Rally  Report from Paul Lawrence  Marty McCormack and Barney Mitchell won the 2017 Roger Albert Clark Rally (10-13 November) after four days, 270 stage miles and 29 special stages in the forests of Wales, Northumberland and Scotland.   The Northern Irish crew battled hard with leaders Jason Pritchard and Phil Clarke over the first two days and moved ahea...
VSCC LAKELAND TRIAL 2017
Tied overall winners for 2017 Lakeland Trial The 49th edition of the Vintage Sports-Car Club’s famous Lakeland Trial was held on Saturday 11 November. Almost 100 pre-war cars, dating from 1921 to 1937, had an excellent days’ trialling under the glorious blue skies that covered the Lake District. A dozen tricky trials hills were set up to the west of Keswick to challenge competitor...
LONDON TO BRIGHTON VETERAN CAR RUN 2017
Veterans complete another historic car run Click to view Gallery. More than 400 pioneering veteran cars gathered in Hyde Park on Sunday 5 November waiting for daybreak to signal the start of the 2017 Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run, supported by Hiscox. Acknowledged as the longest running motoring event in the world, this year’s Run featured the largest entry in recent year...
DENIS WELCH MOTORSPORT AT THE ALGARVE CLASSIC FESTIVAL 2017
Fun in the sun  Report and images from DWM 2017 Algarve Classic Festival, 27-29 October Fantastic weather and close racing saw over 400 cars competing at Autodromo Algarve near Portimao, the last major race meeting of the season for the DWM team. GT and Sports Car Cup Julian Thomas in his low drag E-type was the fastest DWM-prepared car. Co-driven by Calum Lockie, Julian made a great start...
RAC'S 2017 MOTORING BOOK OF THE YEAR
Damon Hill wins Motoring Book of the Year The entertaining and revealing autobiography of Damon Hill scooped the Royal Automobile Club’s Motoring Book of the Year Award for 2017, reports Rebecca Leppard. Watching the Wheels: My Autobiography (published by Pan Macmillan) received high praise from several of the judges, and Hill was on hand to receive the prestigious Award at a special cere...
HSCC HISTORIC ROAD SPORTS RESULT 2017
Plant and Coffey share Historic Road Sports title  The Historic Sports Car Club has confirmed Will Plant and Dick Coffey joint champions in the its 2017 Historic Road Sports Championship after they could not be separated by a tie-break, reports Paul Lawrence. After the final race of the season at Silverstone on 21/22 October, they were level on points and had an identical results profile so...
VSCC AUTUMN SPRINT 2017
2017 Autumn Sprint at Rockingham Around 100 vintage and pre-war cars entered the Vintage Sports-Car Club’s final speed event of the season, the Autumn Sprint, at the Rockingham National Circuit on Saturday 21 October. In addition to the full day's programme, the Club held a lunchtime presentation for all the 2017 VSCC Speed Championship Class Winners. The prize-giving, conducted by regula...
MASTERS HISTORIC RACING AT ESTORIL CLASSIC 2017
2017 Estoril Classic, Portugal 21/22 October  Report and images from Masters Historic Racing Masters Historic Racing ended its European season in fine fashion under the Portuguese sun at the Estoril Classic on 21/22 October. Jason Wright and Nick Padmore shared the FIA Masters Historic Formula One wins while Manfredo Rossi was a runaway winner in the final FIA Masters Historic Sports Car ra...
HSCC FINALS - SILVERSTONE 2017
HSCC Finals deliver superb racing at Silverstone  Report by Paul Lawrence  Two days of superb racing on the Silverstone National circuit on 21/22 October brought the Historic Sports Car Club’s championship season to a fitting finale as season-long titles were decided.   Those who claimed championship titles included Richard Tarling (Historic Formula Ford), Steve Platts (Hist...
VSCC WELSH WEEKEND 2017
Autumn sunshine for Welsh Weekend The Vintage Sports Car Club’s 2017 Welsh Weekend on 7/8 October saw 152 members turnout for its rally and vintage trial based at Presteigne, reports Alexandra Elliot. On the Saturday a fine array of 39 pre-war cars entered the Scatter Rally, and by the end of a fun day set amongst some fantastic scenery a total of 13 awards were attained. In the main clas...
SOLWAY HISTORIC AND TARGA RALLIES 2017
Solway Historic Rally and Solway Targa Rally Wigton Motor Club ran their final round of the 2017 Gates Tyres Historic Rally Awards on Sunday 15 October, the Solway Historic and Targa Rallies, based at the Energus Centre in West Cumbria, and supported by Whitehaven Development Corporation, reports Graeme Forrester. Crews came from all over the north of England and Scotland , with three crews hav...
NIGEL RAEBURN
Nigel Raeburn   Sadly, we have to report the death of our friend Nigel Raeburn, on Thursday 12 October 2017, someone I have known seemingly forever, writes Peter Baker. Possibly, many of you already know Nigel was not only one of the most successful rally navigators the UK has ever produced, but also at the same held down a senior position with IBM for over thirty years. Shortly before he d...
HSCC HISTORIC F2 AT DIJON
Forward March at Historic Formula 2 Dijon final  Dean Forward was the big winner in the final two races of the Historic Sports Car Club’s 2017 Historic Formula 2 FIA-sanctioned International Series at Dijon in France on 7/8 October, reports Paul Lawrence.   Forward’s March 782 swept to a commanding double win and that result earned him victory in the class championship, the...
NK HTGT - DIJON 2017
Mark Dols is the 2017 Dutch pre-'66 HTGT Champion Report from Jan-Bart Broertjes. Images by Senten Images. The NK HTGT powered by Gamma set up shop in the French Burgundy region for the deciding races of the Dutch pre-'66 championship. With two rounds to go there were three major candidates left: Mark Dols in the Marcos 1800 on 55,6 points, the experienced pairing of Jaap van der Ende and Martin ...