Donington Historic Festival rescheduled to 2021

It is with great regret that Historic Promotions and MotorSport Vision announce that the Donington Historic Festival will not now be taking place in 2020. The next Donington Historic Festival will be held in 2021 – the Festival’s 10th anniversary. When DHF 2020 was originally postponed from its May 1,2,3 dates due to COVID 19 restrictions, we hoped to be able to reschedule for later this year and have been working very…

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Jaguar Classic reintroduces legendary 3.8-litre XK engine

Jaguar Classic, the official source of authentic cars, expert services, and genuine parts for classic Jaguar enthusiasts worldwide, has reintroduced it’s legendary 3.8-litre XK engine block. The new engine will be the very same as the famous XK unit that was fitted to many coveted Jaguar saloons and sports cars of the 1950s and 1960s, including the legendary E-type. Unavailable new for more than 50 years, these are the only…

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Beaulieu cancels three of its main car events for 2020

Beaulieu has been hosting motoring events in the parkland surrounding the National Motor Museum since 1952 when it held the first veteran car rally. Each year it now welcomes over 100,000 visitors to its events that take place from April through to November. Unfortunately the  Covid-19 pandemic halted the planned 2020 programme, when the attraction had to close its doors to visitors in late March. The Spring Autojumble was cancelled…

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FIVA launches creative competition to mark International Youth Day

FIVA is inviting youngsters to submit photographs, paintings and drawings on the theme of ‘Historic Vehicles and Industrial Heritage’. The competition is being held to celebrate the United Nations International Youth Day, 12 August 2020, promoting the benefits that young people bring into the world. “Our competition invites the young and young-at-heart to submit bold and innovative artistic representations of historic vehicles in the context of industrial heritage, expressing the…

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RM Sotheby’s offers striking Alfa Romeo TZ3 Stradale Zagato

RM Sotheby’s are offering a rare and striking 2010 Alfa Romeo TZ3 Stradale Zagato as part of the Elkhart Collection sale, which is scheduled to take place on 23-24 October 2020. Created to mark Alfa Romeo’s 100th anniversary in 2010, the TZ3 Stradale Zagato continued an illustrious line of track focused sports cars, the infamous Tubolare Zagato models, most notably the TZ1 of 1963 and the TZ2 of 1965. When…

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Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione – Supercar homage to tradition

The 8C Competizione was both a return to the roots of Alfa Romeo and a testbed for the future. It was created in the middle of a process of reorganisation in the automotive sector as it prepared to face the new millennium. It became the banner around which Alfa Romeo would redefine its identity and values, a stylistic and technical point of departure for future product planning. In early 2006,…

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Every gram counts – the philosophy driving Brabham Automotive

The Brabham Automotive board set its designers and engineers an audacious goal: unrestricted by track or road regulations, create the world most track-focused hypercar. There was a directive to balance form and function. The next chapter of the iconic Brabham marque had to make a statement and stay true to its DNA – a performance-oriented car that optimized the perfect blend of power, aerodynamics and chassis dynamics. There was just…

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Goodwood moves 2020 Festival of Speed and Revival to 2021

Goodwood is sorry to announce that its key summer motorsport events, The Festival of Speed presented by Mastercard in July and the Goodwood Revival in September will not be taking place this year due to the ongoing social distancing rules in place to combat the Covid-19 pandemic. All General Admission, Grandstand and Hospitality tickets remain valid for 2021 for those wishing to attend next year’s events. Customers will also be…

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Rimac reveals new production line as C_Two Prototype production accelerates

Rimac Automobili has revealed the next stage in the development of the C_Two all-electric hypercar; a new production line. Based at Rimac’s recently opened production facility in Veliko Trgovišće, Croatia, the line will accelerate the production of C_Two prototypes necessary for final validation and crash testing for worldwide homologation. Assembling each C_Two will now take the team around five weeks, cutting the production time in half compared to the “nest…

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Classictrade.co.uk launches new innovative sales platform

Classictrade.co.uk has launched as an all-new innovative sales platform for classic car dealers, allowing them to buy and sell to each other without the cost, risk or logistical complications associated with physical auctions. Consumers will be able to maintain a relationship with their trusted local showroom, while essentially having the choice of stock from any dealer signed up to use the service. The platform has been designed from the ground-up…

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