Silverstone Classic celebrates 70th anniversary of the first Grand Prix

It is exactly 70 years since Silverstone hosted its very first Grand Prix. A magical milestone that will be celebrated in style at next month’s magnificent Silverstone Classic (20-22 July). The festival promises a programme of 21 captivating retro races that will feature more than 80 iconic Grand Prix cars. The Silverstone Classic will also include a special collection of cars that contested the inaugural Royal Automobile Club International Grand Prix…

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St John’s Wood Classic and Super Car Pageant Returns For Its Sixth Year

On Sunday 17 June, St John’s Wood High Street will host its hugely popular Classic and Super Car Pageant for its sixth year, from 10am to 5pm. The event, sponsored by Knight Frank, will be held in the heart of St John’s Wood, among the vibrant line-up of independent shops, cafes and restaurants. This Father’s Day, St John’s Wood High Street will see a remarkable collection of relatively unseen Classic…

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Take to the Road’s London Concours Highlights 2018

The London Concours once again graced the lawns of the Honorable Artillery Company in the heart of the capital. This years event took place over two days and provided a wonderful taster for the upcoming Concours of Elegance at Hampton Court Palace in September. Even though the London Concours is only in its second year (see last years highlights here), the quality of the cars on the display was exceptional….

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Everyone Should Own A Classic Car And Here’s Why

Classic cars are fantastic! Many modern car owners find it amusing and a bit strange that classic car enthusiasts love their old cars so much. So why buy an old car when you can have a brand new one that’s bristling full of the latest technology and modern driver comforts? The truth is, there are a pletheroa of reasons you should purchase an old classic car. In fact, there are…

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Mille Miglia raced 1956 Maserati A6G set for RM Sotheby’s Monterey sale

The iconic Maserati A6G hails from the golden era of coach built Italian thoroughbreds.  It is a name that evokes images of a by gone age of motoring. A time when style, grace and blistering performance took Maserati to the pinnicle of sports car design. This 1956 A6G/2000 Zagato has the honour of having competed in the worlds most prestegious racing event, the 1956 Mille Miglia. And it will be…

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Take to the Road Exclusive Interview with Mike Brewer

Take to the Road is delighted to announce that it recently got the opportunity to interview Mike Brewer of Wheeler Dealers! A couple of weeks ago I was contacted by Discovery UK to see if I would be interested in chatting to Mike about the brand new 15th series of Wheeler Dealers. I actually interviewed both Mike Brewer and his co star Ant Anstead back in December for Series 14…

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Take to the Roads Garage – Episode 13 Alfa Spider Oil Change with Duckhams Oil

Episode 13 of Take to the Roads Garage has landed on my YouTube Channel. In this episode I finally get round to ticking a big item of the Alfa Romeo Spiders to do list… and that is an engine oil change. For this video I was very kindly supplied oil for the service by Duckhams. Now there’s a name we haven’t heard for a while! That’s right the great British…

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Historic Oil Brand Duckhams relaunched

Duckhams, the much loved oil brand, known around the world for its distinctive green hue has been relaunched here in the UK. Inextricably linked to British motoring heritage since 1899, it invented Europe’s first ever Multigrade oil, Duckhams Q in 1951, an advancement that changed the face of automotive lubricants forever. And now Duckhams is back with a range of oils for classic vehicles and the intention of expanding the…

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