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HSCC CADWELL PARK 2022
Queen’s Jubilee to be celebrated at Cadwell Park  The Historic Sports Car Club will celebrate the Platinum Jubilee during its annual Wolds Trophy meeting at Cadwell Park on 4-5 June, reports Paul Lawrence. The weekend of historic racing is always a great occasion in the HSCC calendar and this year it coincides with the very special Platinum Jubilee celebrations for the Queen's remarka...
BRM - RACING FOR BRITAIN
BOOK REVIEW Out now from Porter Press International, BRM -RACING FOR BRITAIN. Click HERE to read Peter Baker's review on our Buy a Book page, then order direct form Porter Press and use Retro-Speed's special Discount code RETRO10 at the Checkout. ...
HSCC SILVERSTONE 2022
Silverstone GP next for HSCC  One of the flagship events of the Historic Sports Car Club’s 2022 calendar will be this weekend's Silverstone International Trophy meeting on the Silverstone Grand Prix (14-15 May), reports Paul Lawrence. Making its seasonal debut will be the HSCC Thundersports category for an array of sports racing and GT cars of the 1970s. There'll be no less than four ...
THE YORKSHIRE RALLY MAFIA
BOOK REVIEW  By Ken Davies The Yorkshire Rally Mafia Click HERE to read Ken Davies' review on our Buy a Book page
TRANS AFRICA LAND ROVER: THE STORY OF PHILIP KOHLER AND HIS EPIC OVERLAND ADVENTURE
Out now from Porter Press International, TRANS AFRICA LAND ROVER: The story of Philip Kohler and his epic overland adventure, written by Martin Port Click HERE to read Peter Baker's review on our Buy Book page, then order direct form Porter Press and use Retro-Speed's special Discount code RETRO10 at the Checkout  ...
FIA EUROPEAN HISTORIC RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP 2022
Round 2: 30th Historic Vltava Rally  Round 2 of the 2022 FIA European Historic Rally Championship will be held in the Czech Republic, with the 30th Historic Vltava Rally being the host event on the 5-8 May, reports Jeff Carter. Forty-six entries have been received by the organisers, with 36 competitors eligible for championship points. All of the category winners from the opening round in S...
HSCC HOCKENHEIM 2022
Historic F2 opens in Germany  The Historic Sports Car Club’s Historic Formula 2 International Series returns to full European action this weekend, 7-8 May, at Hockenheim in Germany, reports Paul Lawrence. The event that celebrates the life of the late great Jim Clark has a fine line-up of races and Historic F2 has pride of place on the timetable. A representative and competitive grid ...
DONINGTON HISTORIC FESTIVAL 2022
Season starts for Motor Racing Legends  Organised by Motor Racing Legends (MRL), the 2022 Donington Historic Fesitval takes place this Bank Holiday weekend, Saturday 30 April and Sunday 1 May. Nine of the MRL series will be in action during the Festival. Launched in 2021 the Amon Cup for Ford GT40s will start at 17:50 on Saturday with a 80-minute challenge racing into dusk. On Sunday the f...
HSCC SNETTERTON 2022
The HSCC heads east  Competitors from the Historic Sports Car Club will head east over the weekend 23-24 April to the Snetterton 300 circuit for the second race meeting of the Club's 2022 season, reports Paul Lawrence. A full and varied weekend of racing will include several guest grids, adding to the usual HSCC mix of single seaters, sports cars and touring cars of the 1960s and 1970s. Sev...
TROPHY FOR HISTORIC REGULARITY RALLIES 2022
Fifteen qualifying events confirmed for the 2022 FIA THRR  The qualifying events for the 2022 FIA Trophy for Historic Regularity Rallies (THRR) have been announced with 15 rallies in 11 different European nations, writes Jeff Carter. Two of the qualifying events have already been run, the Ypres Historic Regularity Rally (26-28 November 2021) and the Ostbelgien Classic (3-5 December 2021), t...
RILEY & WOLSELEY CARS 1948 TO 1975 : A PICTORIAL HISTORY
RILEY & WOLSELEY CARS 1948 to1975 : A Pictorial History BOOK REVIEW  By Peter Baker Click HERE to read Peter Baker's review on our Buy a Book page.
GOODWOOD MEMBERS' MEETING 2022
79th Members' Meeting  The 79th Goodwood Members' Meeting takes place this weekend, 9-10 April 2022, writes Peter Baker.The Goodwood gates open on Saturday from 07:00. Practice begins at 10:00 with the first of three races scheduled for 15:30 and, in between, the lunch break sees a pair of Formula One demonstrations. After competition ends at 18:35, and following a Porsche demonstration...
HSCC BRANDS HATCH 2022
Brands Hatch start for HSCC season  The Historic Sports Car Club’s 2022 racing season kicks off this weekend, 2-3 April, at Brands Hatch with a full weekend of action on the Indy circuit, reports Paul Lawrence. Heading the action is the superb Historic Formula Ford 2000 Championship, which once again has drawn a fabulous entry dictating a qualifying race each day ahead of the champions...
FORMULA 1'S UNSUNG PIONEERS
FORMULA 1’S UNSUNG PIONEERS: The story of the British Racing Partnership and how it launched motorsport into the modern era BOOK PREVIEW Click HERE to read Peter Baker's review on our Buy a Book  page.    ...
FIA EUROPEAN HISTORIC RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP 2022
Round 1 preview: 70th Rally Motul Costa Brava Round 1 of the 2022 FIA European Historic Rally Championship will be held in Spain with the 70th edition of the Rally Costa Brava being the host event on 17-20 March, writes Jeff Carter.  Organised by RallyClassics, the Rally Costa Brava will be based in the city of Girona, with the Hotel Gran Ultonia as the administrative base. The rally compe...
LOLA: THE T70 AND CAN-AM CARS
LOLA: THE T70 AND CAN-AM CARS BOOK PREVIEW Click HERE to read Peter Baker's Review on our Buy a Book page.
HSCC HISTORIC F2 2022
HSCC confirms European schedule  The Historic Sports Car Club has unveiled a pan-European calendar for its 2022 Historic Formula 2 International Series, reports Paul Lawrence. Six double-header events at major European meetings have been confirmed. The calendar includes a return to the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit and trips to Hockenheim, Paul Ricard, the Nurburgring and Dijon. The stun...
CONCEPT CARS OF THE 1960S
Out now from Porter Press International: CONCEPT CARS of the 1960s, written by Richard Heseltine. Click HERE to read Peter Baker's review on our Buy a Book page, then order direct from Porter Press and use Retro-Speed's special Discount code RETRO10 at the Checkout....
THROUGH THE LANES AND INTO THE FORESTS
BOOK REVIEW By Ken Davies  Through the Lanes and into the Forests Click HERE to read Ken Davies' review on our Buy a Book page.
NKHTGT 2022 SCHEDULE
NKHTGT, the Dutch-organised historic racing series for FIA touring cars and GTs built between 1947 and 1965, has announced its planned 2022 schedule, with a total of 11 races on six circuits in five countries, and will be designated an International Club Championship (subject to KNAF/FIA approval). The programme starts in April with the Preis der Stadt Stuttgart at the Hockenheimring in Baden-Wur...