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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...
VANWALL: THE STORY OF BRITAIN'S FIRST FORMULA 1 WORLD CHAMPIONS
Click HERE - At the Checkout enter Discount code RETRO10 Vanwall: The story of Britain's first Formula 1 World Champions  Book review by Peter Baker to follow Reviewing books from major publishers is something I’ve been doing for many years, and thoroughly enjoy, especially when on a depressingly wet Monday in early December the man from DHL delivers me a heavy package marked Porter ...
MG MAESTRO CHALLENGE
BOOK REVIEW  By Ken Davies  MG Maestro Challenge Click HERE to read Ken Davies' review on our Buy a Book Page.
RALLY OF THE TESTS 2021
Rally pace will be relentless  Although attracting an entry of some 80 cars, only those manufactured or registered before the end of 1968 are eligible for overall awards. A very reasonable decision. After all, the event is designed as a rerun of fifties and sixties classic rallying, not as a road race between modern looking cars, such as hotted-up Volkswagens, Peugeot 205GTis and Porsches. T...
FATAL WEEKEND
BOOK REVIEW  By Ken Davies FATAL WEEKEND Click HERE to read Ken Davies' review on our Buy a Book page.
MEMORY LANES ...... RALLY TALES 5
BOOK REVIEW  By Ken Davies Memory Lanes……rally tales 5   Click HERE to read Ken Davies' review on our Buy a Book page.
CAMEL TROPHY: THE DEFINITIVE HISTORY
Out now from Porter Press International: CAMEL TROPHY: THE DEFINITIVE HISTORY, written by Nick Dimbleby. 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....
HSCC SILVERSTONE FINALS 2021
HSCC heads for Silverstone Finals meeting  The championship season for the Historic Sports Car Club will conclude in style at Silverstone on 16-17 October with a bumper 18-race programme for the annual Finals Meeting on the national circuit, writes Paul Lawrence. Cam Jackson, Horatio Fitz-Simon and Tom McArthur will settle the Historic Formula Ford title across three races at Silverstone. ...
MINI COOPER 1961-2000
BOOK REVIEW by Peter Baker MINI COOPER 1961-2000 Click HERE to read Peter Baker's Review on our Buy a Book page.  
FIA EUROPEAN HISTORIC RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP 2021
Italian island of Elba next stop for the 2021 EHRC  Round 7 of the 2021 FIA European Historic Rally Championship, the 33rd Rally Elba Storico will be held over two days on the 24/25 September, and has attracted a large entry of 62 cars, of which 22 are eligible to score championship points, writes Jeff Carter. BMW, Ford, Lancia and Porsche feature in Category 4, with six entries from Austri...
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...