Exclusive Fifth Gear Interview with Vicki Butler Henderson and Jonny Smith

Fifth Gear, one of the UK’s longest running car magazine TV shows is back for a brand new series on Quest. Take to the Road chats exclusively to expert racer Vicki Butler Henderson and dedicated car nerd Jonny Smith, about the shows long overdue return to our screens. Here’s what they had to share about the new series. Fifth Gear is back for a brand new record 28th series on…

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Hope for Tomorrow Goodwood Veloce Trackday raises over £100k for Charity

Legendary racing drivers from the world of F1 and major motorsport descended on the historic Goodwood Motor Circuit on Wednesday 25th September for a very special track day event organised by Veloce, all in the aid of cancer charity Hope for Tomorrow and the Halow Project. Take to the Road was there to take in the action on what was a superb day of charity racing. Now in it’s third…

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Automotive Gems Dazzle at The Warren Classic Concours

The Warren Classic Concours is no ordinary classic car show. Nestled in the rolling grounds of the Warren Estate near Maldon in Essex, it is a concours event that rivals the very best in the UK. There were some true automotive gems on display, with a stunning variety of automobiles of all ages present, which demonstrates that this is becoming one of the fastest growing concours events in the UK….

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Turning back the clock to honour motoring legacy and style

As the south of England enjoyed a prolonged summer, the motoring world turned back the clock for the Goodwood Revival last weekend. Racing cars from 1948 to 1966 roared around the 2.38 mile (3.83 km) track to the delight of the drivers behind the wheel and the spectators in the crowded grandstands. The Goodwood Revival is the ultimate time capsule, where the tradition of the automobile and society’s passion for…

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Electric Bugatti Baby II to cost €30,000

For the celebration of the 110th anniversary of Bugatti, a very special surprise was prepared for the enthusiasts of La Marque: the unveiling of the first Bugatti Baby II prototype. Earlier this year, at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, Bugatti had revealed the re-imagining of the iconic Bugatti Baby as a 3D printed model. It captured the imagination of automotive enthusiasts around the world, and the limited edition run of…

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A Trip Down Memory Lane at the 2019 Goodwood Revival

Since its inception more than 20 years ago, the Goodwood Revival has been a magical step back in time, honouring the legacy of motor racing between 1948 and 1966. Rolex’s long-term partnership with this meeting highlights a timeless appreciation for the past and of creations from a bygone era. From Friday 13 to Sunday 15 September, drivers, mechanics and spectators, dressed in the fashion of the 1940s, 50s and 60s,…

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Concours of Elegance Hampton Court Palace Highlights 2019

This year’s Concours of Elegance returned to the historic Hampton Court Palace for another display of automotive excellence. London’s most prestigious concours event marked two significant milestones, 100 years of Zagato and 100 Years of Bentley. As if that wasn’t enough to quench the thirst of the automotive enthusiast collective, the event also marked the 70th anniversary of the Ferrari 166MM, with five superb examples chosen to represent the marque….

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75th Rally GB to Honour Rally Heroes

Motorsport icons driven by Britain’s three greatest rally drivers – Roger Clark, Colin McRae and Richard Burns – are topping a special showcase of great cars celebrating the 75th running of what has always been the UK’s premier motor rally. What started life as the Royal Automobile Club Rally way back in 1932 has evolved into today’s Wales Rally GB, the UK’s round of the FIA World Rally Championship. This…

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Highlights from Salon Prive Concours D’Elegance 2019

The worlds rarest and most beautiful classic and vintage automobiles descended on Blenheim Palace for the 14th Salon Prive Concours D’Elegance held from 5th – 8th September. The UK’s most prestigious concours event saw 70 car brands on display, from 11 countries around the world. Take to the Road attended for the very first time and here is a selection of some of the wonderful cars that graced the famous…

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100 Years of Bentley Celebrated at Salon Privé Bentley Masters

The Salon Privé Bentley Masters will celebrate 100 years of this iconic British luxury marque at this weeks Salon Privé at Blenheim Palace. Guests will see the finest Bentley collection ever assembled, bookended by the 1920 EXP 2 at one end and 2019 EXP 100 GT at the other. On Saturday 7th September, the beautifully manicured lawns of Blenheim Palace will play host to this spectacular occasion as owners and…

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