Catching up with Will Trickett of Flipping Bangers

Take to the Road first interviewed the stars of Flipping Bangers back in April 2019 when the show released its second series. Since it first aired in 2018, the Blaze channel show has garnered a loyal following of car fans, who have followed Will and Gus’s dream of saving rusted and neglected old bangers. Whilst trying to earn a few quid along the way! Over the weekend I popped in…

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The Great Western Classic Car Show 2020 Highlights

Crowds of classic car fans descended on the Royal Bath and West Show Grounds over the weekend for The Great Western Classic Car Show. The first major show of the year in the south west took place on Saturday and Sunday last weekend, with the majority of enthusiasts taking advantage of blue skies and dry sunny weather that luckily blessed Saturday’s attendees. Which was essentially the calm before Storm Ciara,…

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Experts to share their Car Stories at The London Classic Car Show

The London Classic Car Show rolls into Olympia London on 20-23 February 2020 with over 500 desirable classic cars to view and purchase, along with carefully curated displays of exquisite and exotic models. Among them will be the exciting new-for-2020 feature: ‘Car Stories’. Hosted by Max Girardo, who made his name at RM Auctions, Car Stories will tell the tales of six incredible star cars with the help of those…

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Historic 1958 Ferrari 335 S Spyder wins Best of the Best in Paris

A historically significant 1958 Ferrari 335 S Spyder has taken home the top prize at The Peninsula Paris hotel in Paris. The Scaglietti designed Ferrari race car took the prestigious honour of being the fifth winner of The Peninsula Classics Best of the Best Award last Friday. After winning “Best of Show” at the 2019 Cavallino Classic, the Ferrari became a frontrunner in this year’s competition due to its well-documented…

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Rally the Globe revs up for Southern Cross Safari

Fuelled by the huge success of its debut event – the sell-out Carrera Iberia – Rally the Globe is now primed for this month’s spectacular Southern Cross Safari (15 February – 5 March 2020). Set in the mountains, game reserves and private estates of East Africa, the Southern Cross Safari features an epic 2,000-mile (3,600km) route and 19 days of exclusive and exhilarating driving adventure. While the abundance of African wildlife and…

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Haynes International Motor Museum to wow crowds at this weekends Great Western Classic Car Show

Two highly prized and high-performance cars will blaze a trail to the Great Western Classic Car Show in Somerset thanks to Haynes International Motor Museum. The museum’s history-defining Ferrari 512BB and the mighty Ford Sierra RS500 Cosworth will be on display to celebrate the introduction of the brand new 1980s marquee, imaginative club stands and brilliant displays of privately owned cars. Glittering among hundreds of other classic car gems on…

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Three Exciting Road Trips you need to take at least once

There’s nothing better than climbing into your favourite classic car, fastening your seat belt and hitting the open road. You can drive for miles and experience the freedom and relaxation that comes from enjoying a drive in your car. You could even describe a road trip as a form of therapy. It’s just you behind the wheel of your classic, the road ahead and your thoughts. You don’t even need…

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Peking to Paris Motor Challenge 2022 Launched in Paris

The 2022 Peking to Paris Motor Challenge will begin on Saturday 28th May 2022, under the shadow of the Great Wall of China reaching its terminus in Paris on the 3rd July. This will be the 8th incarnation of the event, faithful to it’s legacy, as it’s global reputation continues to grow. Across 37 days, one more than the 2019 edition, the two person crews and their classic and vintage…

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