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2019 FUCHS LUBRICANTS MOTORSPORT UK BHRC : RED KITE STAGES
Webster tops BHRC on Red Kite Stages  Report by Paul Lawrence Simon Webster and Jez Rogers scored their first championship win on round four of the FUCHS Lubricants Motorsport UK British Historic Rally Championship, Sunday’s Red Kite Stages on 23 June. The very popular win came at the end of a wonderful day-long contest with Steve Bennett and Osian Owen in the forests of South Wales....
MOTORING AT THE MANOR 2019
Wales’ top hotel hosts first exclusively motoring event  Words and images by Ken Davies. Click to view Gallery.  Situated in 2,000 acres of stunning Monmouthshire countryside the Celtic Manor golf, spa and leisure resort near Newport has a reputation as one of the UK’s top hotels, hosting a memorable European victory in the very wet 2010 Ryder Cup as well as NATO&rs...
HSCC WOLD TROPHY MEETING 2019
Barter and Clark share victories at Cadwell Park  Report by Paul Lawrence  Charles Barter and Jeremy Clark emerged from Cadwell Park with a 70s Road Sports victory each after the Historic Sports Car Club's 2019 Wolds Trophy meeting on 15-16 June.   On a weekend when heavy rain showers mixed with sunshine to deliver some tricky conditions, double wins were taken by Cameron Jackson ...
2019 FUCHS MOTORSPORT UK BHRC : CARLISLE STAGES
Robinson wins again in Kielder  Report from Paul Lawrence  Matthew Robinson and Sam Collis won round three of the FUCHS Lubricants Motorsport UK British Historic Rally Championship on the ATL Carlisle Stages on Saturday 8 June.   On a tough day in Kielder forest, many crews hit problems and retirements included former championship leaders Joe Price and Chris Brooks with engine pro...
MARIO ANDRETTI CELEBRATED AT THE 2019 INDY500
Indy500 celebrates 50th anniversary of Mario Andretti’s triumph  Words and images by Roman Klemm. Click to view Gallery.  Indianapolis, 26 May 2019 May 30, 1969 the day of the 53rd edition of the ‘greatest race in the world’ – the Indy500. This day was to bring the sweetest triumph on US soil to a certain 29-year-old emigrant from Italy, Mario Andretti. He won i...
HISTORIC INDYCARS AT 2019 INDY500 : Roman Klemm
What a surprise, historic IndyCars flourish in the US  Words and images by Roman Klemm. Click to view Gallery. Indianapolis, 24-26 May 2019 I travelled to Indianapolis ready, perhaps for everything. The accreditation was fine, I had a list of current personalities at hand, I was looking forward to a visit of a (probably) sensational museum and was glad to meet the current Indy500 drivers, ...
HSCC SNETTERTON 200 MEETING 2019
Jackson makes it five at Snetterton  Report by Paul Lawrence  Cameron Jackson made it five wins from the opening five rounds of the 2019 Historic FF1600 Championship on the Snetterton 200 circuit on Saturday, 1 June, during the Historic Sports Car Club’s race meeting.  Jackson’s Winkelmann dominated rounds four and five of the Historic Formula Ford Championship to exte...
MASTERS HISTORIC FESTIVAL BRANDS HATCH 2019
Five different winners over five races Stretton, Hartley, Beebee/O’Connell, Thomas/Lockie and Fenn/Hill were all winners at the Masters Historic Festival at Brands Hatch on 25-26 May 2019.Martin Stretton (Tyrrell 012) prevailed in the first FIA Masters Historic Formula One race, keeping young guns Michael Lyons (Williams FW07B) and Matteo Ferrer-Aza (Ligier JS11/15) at bay the whole race. ...
STRATFORD AUTOJUMBLE 2019
Success for inaugural Stratford Autojumble  Report from Tom Ashmore Stratford-upon-Avon’s Racecourse is renowned as the home of horsepower and Sunday 12 May was no exception, as the first Stratford Autojumble was filled with the sound of cars, motorbikes and visitors. The 2019 Stratford Autojumble marked the start of the jumble season in Warwickshire. Sponsored by RH Insurance, the A...
PETROLICIOUS DRIVERS' MEETING 2019
Success for inaugural Petrolicious event at Bicester Heritage The first Petrolicious Drivers’ Meeting on Sunday 12 May 2019 at Bicester Heritage in Oxfordshire attracted over 4,000 visitors. More than 200 specially selected cars were strategically placed throughout the RAF buildings of the Bicester Heritage Technical Site. Some of the highlights were the ex-works Subaru rally cars, along ...
HSCC INTERNATIONAL TROPHY MEETING 2019
Great racing at HSCC International Trophy  Report by Paul Lawrence  Close and exciting racing typified the Historic Sports Car Club’s annual International Trophy meeting on the Silverstone Grand Prix circuit over the weekend 18-19 May. In all, eight of the 14 races were decided by less than a second.   Double winners was a theme during the weekend as Cameron Jackson (Histori...
NK HTGT AT THE HISTORIC ZANDVOORT TROPHY 2019
Hans Hugenholtz and Bob Stevens winners at Zandvoort The Dutch pre-’66 championship, the Catawiki NK HTGT, visited Zandvoort for the 43rd running of the Historic Zandvoort Trophy meeting over the weekend 11-12 May 2019. Race 1 was held on a drying track, so driver ability and fresh tyres made all the difference. Hans Hugenholtz made a rocket start in his Cobra, but Andy Newall soon took co...
MASTERS AT 4 HOURS OF MONZA 2019
D'Ansembourg and Tandy split the wins at Monza Christophe d’Ansembourg and Steve Tandy took a win apiece in the Aston Martin Masters Endurance Legends (prototypes and GTs 1995-2012) races at the 4 Hours of Monza weekend, 10-12 May 2019. The first race saw d’Ansembourg wrestle the win from pole man Michel Frey’s hands after a fierce battle between their two cars. The Lola-As...
HSCC AT 2019 DONINGTON HISTORIC FESTIVAL
HSCC races feature at Festival  Report by Paul Lawrence  Five races from the Historic Sports Car Club were at the heart of the Donington Historic Festival on May 3-5 as Cameron Jackson and Richard de la Roche claimed Formula Junior doubles and Julian Thomas/Calum Lockie took a thrilling victory in the opening round of the Jaguar Classic Challenge.   The 32-car Jaguar field made a ...
2019 FUCHS MOTORSPORT UK BHRC - PIRELLI HISTORIC RALLY
Robinson wins BHRC counter in Kielder   Matthew Robinson and Dave Robson were the toast of Kielder when they won round two of the FUCHS Lubricants Motorsport UK British Historic Rally Championship on the Pirelli Historic Rally on Saturday 27 April, reports Paul Lawrence.   While first round winners Nick Elliott and Dave Price crashed out on the long Forks stage, Robinson repeated h...
NEW HERITAGE HUB LAUNCHED IN TURIN
FCA launches Heritage HUB  Click to view Gallery. The FCA (FIAT Chrysler Automobiles) Heritage department launched the Heritage HUB in Turin on Tuesday, 2 April 2019 – its mission to safeguard the heritage of the Group’s Italian brands. Set in the former Officina 81 site in Via Plava, part of the enormous Mirafiori industrial area, the Heritage HUB not only houses a remarkable d...
NK HTGT AT LE CASTELLET MOTORS CUP 2019
Korsten and Campagne first winners of the 2019 Catawiki NK HTGT The 2019 Catawiki-sponsored NK HTGT, the Dutch historic championship for touring and GT cars, got underway at Le Castellet Motors Cup, held at Circuit Paul Ricard over the weekend 30-31 March. The two one-hour races were shared with fellow competitors from the Masters Historic Racing series. Among the touring cars, Bart-Jan Deenik q...
HSCC 2019 SEASON OPENER
HSCC season starts in style at Donington Park  Report by Paul Lawrence The 2019 racing season for the Historic Sports Car Club got off to a superb start at Donington Park on Saturday 30 March, with close and exciting racing and strong grids across a busy eight-race programme. With a tremendous spirit in the paddock, superbly-presented cars, warm sunshine and first-class facilities at Doning...
2019 FUCHS MOTORSPORT UK BHRC - RALLY NORTH WALES
Elliott takes maximum BHRC points Nick Elliott and Dave Price got their season off to a flying start by taking maximum points in the opening round of the FUCHS Lubricants Motorsport UK British Historic Rally Championship, Rally North Wales on Saturday 30 March, reports Paul Lawrence. The forests of Wales were in prime condition and there was even dust as a bumper historic entry gathered in Dolg...
PRACTICAL CLASSICS CLASSIC CAR & RESTORATION SHOW 2019
Restoration Show is biggest and best The 2019 Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show, with Discovery, on 22-24 March was bigger and better, with more halls, clubs and visitors than ever before, reports Andrea Seed. One hundred and seventy-four motoring clubs filled the halls and over 1,300 vehicles were on display. The Show attracted 28,846 visitors, most being interested in the ...