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LAMBORGHINI COUNTACH
BOOK REVIEW by Peter Baker LAMBORGHINI COUNTACH Click HERE to read Peter Baker's review on our Buy a Book page.
HSCC MALLORY PARK MEETING 2021
HSCC heads to Mallory Park  The Historic Sports Car Club will return to Mallory Park in Leicestershire for its penultimate 2021 championship meeting of the season this coming weekend 18-19 September, writes Paul Lawrence. Two full days of racing, featuring double-headers for all categories, will deliver a true club race meeting at the friendly Midlands circuit. The action will focus on the ...
OULTON PARK GOLD CUP 2021
Oulton Park next for HSCC  The annual Oulton Park Gold Cup on 28-30 August is another headline event in the Historic Sports Car Club season and a fabulous entry of more than 300 cars will make it a great weekend at the Cheshire track, writes Paul Lawrence. The addition of two races for the Historic Formula 2 Series will give fans a fantastic treat as the stunning F2 and Formula Atlantic car...
COLIN CHAPMAN: INSIDE THE INNOVATOR
BOOK REVIEW  By Peter Baker Colin Chapman: INSIDE THE INNOVATOR Click HERE to read Peter Baker's review on our Buy a Book page.
FIA EUROPEAN HISTORIC RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP 2021
Finland next for the 2021 EHRC  The Lahti Historic Rally in Finland will be the host event for Round 5 of the 2021 European Historic Rally Championship, and is the only gravel rally on this year’s schedule, invoking the spirit of the legendary 1000 Lakes Rally, writes Jeff Carter. The ceremonial start will take place at Lahti Harbour on Friday 13 August from 09:31. Leg 1 will consist ...
BREADVAN - A Ferrari to beat the GTO
Out now from Porter Press International; BREADVAN - A Ferrari to beat the GTO, written by Richard Heseltine with Keith Bluemel and Nicola von Donhoff 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....
TED'S OPEL VAUXHALL RUN 2021
The 14th Open Vauxhall Run  The 14th Ted's Opel Vauxhall Run takes place this coming Saturday14 August. This is one of the largest Opel Vauxhall events in the country and has enthusiasts coming from all over the 32 counties. Registration is between 09:00 and 10:00, and the first award is being presented at 10:00. The Run will start from The Mills Inn at 10:15 with the route passing through...
SAM'S SCRAPBOOK - MY MOTORSPORTS MEMORIES
BOOK REVIEW  By Peter Baker SAM’S SCRAPBOOK - MY MOTORSPORTS MEMORIES Click HERE to read Peter Baker's review on our Buy a Book page.
VINTAGE PRESCOTT SHORT COURSE 2021
The VSCC heads to Prescott  Prescott Speed Hill Climb and the Vintage Sports-Car Club are, in every way, joined at the hip, writes Peter Baker. It was Tom Holt of the VSCC who, in 1937, discovered the venue was for sale and suggested to the Bugatti Owners' Club they buy it, which of course they did. And the rest, as they say, is history. The first VSCC meeting at Prescott took place in Aug...
CRUSADER - JOHN COBB'S ILL-FATED QUEST FOR SPEED ON WATER
BOOK REVIEW  By Peter Baker CRUSADER - John Cobb's ill-fated quest for speed on water Click HERE to read Peter Baker's review on our Buy a Book page.
THE CLASSIC, SILVERSTONE 2021
Silverstone brings us the biggest and best in historic racing  Unless some organiser in Europe springs a very late surprise, this weekend’s three-day ‘The Classic’ at Silverstone, 30 July-1 August, will assuredly rank number one historic race meeting of 2021, and quite rightly too, writes Peter Baker. Putting together a sell-out event, along with all its financial implicati...
HSCC AT THE CLASSIC, SILVERSTONE 2021
HSCC races will feature at The Classic  Two grids from the Historic Sports Car Club will feature in the race line-up at The Classic, Silverstone on 30 July-1 August 2021, writes Paul Lawrence. The biggest historic racing festival is back after an enforced absence in 2020 and a stellar programme of races has been assembled to mark the 30th edition of the event. From the HSCC portfolio, Histo...
BLUE LEMON - RALLYING FOR THE BUZZ
  BOOK REVIEW  By Ken Davies  Blue Lemon - Rallying for the Buzz  Click HERE to read Ken Davies' review on our Buy a Book page.
ORIGINAL JAGUAR E-TYPE : Restorers' and enthusiasts' guide to 3.8, 4.2 and V12
Out now form Porter Press Internationa; ORIGINAL JAGUAR E-TYPE : Restorers' and enthusiasts' guide to 3.8, 4.2 and V12, written by Malcolm McKay. 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....
FIA EUROPEAN HISTORIC RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP 2021
Championship contenders to go head-to-head in Austria  Rallye Weiz, based in the Styrian region of Austria, on 15-17 July, has attracted 18 EHRC crews from 10 different nations across Europe, who will compete for points in Round 4 of the FIA European Historic Rally Championship, reports Jeff Carter. There are seven entries in Category 4, from Austria, Czech Republic, Finland, Italy, and Spa...
SHELSLEY WALSH CLASSIC NOSTALGIA 2021
A weekend of nostalgia  Classic Nostalgia returns to the Midland Automobile Club's Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb on the weekend of 17-18 July 2021. This will be an action-packed weekend of hill climbing, demonstrations, Group B rally cars and celebrity drivers.  There'll be spectacular classic and vintage car club displays, as well as motorbikes, trade stands and live vintage-inspired ente...
9600 HP : THE STORY OF THE WORLD'S OLDEST E-TYPE JAGUAR
Out now form Porter Press, 9600 HP : THE STORY OF THE WORLD'S OLDEST E-TYPE JAGUAR, written by Philip Porter. 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. ...
SHELSLEY WALSH YOUNG DRIVERS CHAMPIONSHIP 2021
Autocar - Shelsley Walsh Young Drivers Championship  A new initiative for 2021, the Autocar - Shelsley Walsh Young Drivers Championship. Most motorsport is expensive, at virtually every level. Consequently, it is difficult for youngsters to get involved in the sport. For some the alternative is to use the highways as racetracks, with risks for both drivers and the public. So, how to make mo...
VOLKSWAGEN TYPE 4 - 411 & 412: THE FINAL REAR-ENGINED VW CARS
BOOK REVIEW  By Peter Baker VOLKSWAGEN TYPE 4 - 411 & 412: The final rear-engined VW cars Click HERE to read Peter Baker's Review on our Buy a Book page.
FIA EUROPEAN HISTORIC RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP 2021
Round 3, 54th Mecsek Rally  The 54th Mecsek Rally, based in the city of Pecs, has attracted entries for Round 3 of the FIA European Historic Rally Championship from 11 different nations across Europe and runs from Thursday 24 to Saturday 26 June 2021, reports Jeff Carter. There are six entries in Category 4, from Hungary, Spain, Italy, Austria and Finland. Championship leader Daniel Alonso ...