Aussie Grit wins ERA Peking to Paris 2019 Rally

After 8500 miles (13680 km) of driving adventure the greatest of endurance rallies has reached its terminus in Paris for the 7th time. This time Aussie Grit triumphed in the 2019 Rally by just two minutes. Australian pair Gerry Crown and Matt Bryson have walked away as overall winners. This is their third victory, making it a ‘Triple Crown’ in an event they have really made their own, speaking of…

Read More

Record 60 Minis race to mark Diamond Anniversary

The record-breaking Mini grids at this month’s Silverstone Classic (26-28 July) have just got even bigger! A record number of 60 Minis will race to mark the British motoring icon’s magical 60th birthday, it’s Diamond Anniversary. As a result, the pair of spectacular showdowns for the Mini Celebration Trophy Presented by Adrian Flux will – aptly – now feature 60 competition prepared Cooper S’ all dating back to the evocative pre-1966…

Read More

Festival of Speed Central Feature to celebrate Aston Martin

Goodwood is delighted to announce that the Central Feature at the 2019 Festival of Speed, presented by Mastercard, will celebrate Aston Martin. This year marks the 70th anniversary of Aston Martin’s first race at Goodwood, and the 60th anniversary of its historic 1959 World Sportscar Championship. The Lavant Cup race at the 1949 Goodwood Easter Meeting was held over five laps, and marked Aston Martin’s first Goodwood appearance, with W…

Read More

ERA Peking to Paris 2019 Rally – Day 19

It is hard to believe that 19 days into the Peking to Paris Rally, the teams have only just reached the halfway point. But as the crews passed over the Ural river they started down the other side of the mountain, so to speak, and crossed the border into Europe for the first time. Australians Gerry Crown and Matt Bryson still lead the classic field in their Leyland P76, but…

Read More

Belgravia Classic Car Show 2019 Highlights

On Sunday 23rd June the 96 Club marked its 40th anniversary at the Belgravia Classic Car Show 2019. This special celebration brought together over 250 classic and vintage cars, all presented for the public’s enjoyment in the leafy gardens of Belgrave Square. Organised by the 96 Club and the Waterloo Classics Car Club, the Belgravia Classic Car Show is the premier classic car event in London. Once again the caliber…

Read More

Affording A Classic Car

If you are hoping to get yourself a new car, then you might well want to go with a nice old classic. There is just something about driving a classic car that takes you back to another era. It is something you can’t really experience with modern cars. Which is why classic cars are so popular. Of course, anyone who hopes to one day own and drive their dream classic…

Read More

Have You Got Tomorrows’ Classic Already?

Classic cars are just brilliant. Sure that is a sweeping statement but old cars just have something special about them. They can be rare and expensive. But they remind us of the good old times and agees past. Some cars can become classics overnight but most acquire that status classic over time. Of course, that means it’s highly likely that you may already have, or be just about to purchase…

Read More

James Bond Aston Martin DB5 up for auction

No one could have predicted back in 1965 the fabulously successful multi-decade synergy that would develop when two men from the movie business visited Aston Martin’s Newport-Pagnell plant in late 1963. Ken Adam and John Stears, respectively a production designer and a special effects man, were on a mission from producers Albert “Cubby” Broccoli and Harry Saltzman. They were to source a pair of the latest Aston Martins for use…

Read More

Tips for Buying your First Classic Car

Buying a classic car can be an invigorating experience. There is so much choice available and each one is just as special as the next. If you want to get some tips that will help you to make your decision then you can find out whatever you need to know below. What’s your Purpose? The first thing that you need to do is work out what you are going to…

Read More