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What a scorcher! Donington Historic Festival turns up the heat

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What a scorcher! Donington Historic Festival turns up the heat

The eighth Donington Historic Festival (Donington Park, May 4, 5 and 6) was one of the best yet, with the brilliant May bank holiday sunshine presiding over three superb days of historic motorsport and bringing the crowds with it. Race action was to DHF’s traditionally high and exhilarating standards, with 19 races from 14 grids […]

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One of the last-ever Ford Capris drives into Barons sale

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One of the last-ever Ford Capris drives into Barons sale

Ford’s famous advertising slogan for the Capri said it was ‘The car you’ve always promised yourself’. Now classic car fans have the chance to fulfil that promise, as one of the last Capris ever made is going under the hammer at Barons’ British Heritage, Classic and Sports Cars sale at Sandown Park on Tuesday 5th […]

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What you Need to Know When Buying New Car Insurance

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What you Need to Know When Buying New Car Insurance

Car insurance is vast and complex; in many cases it can be harder to acquire than shopping for an actual car. Of course, while it is difficult to acquire, it is completely necessary. A lack of insurance can mean that police will enforce legal action against you, such as hefty fines and a disqualification from driving your car.

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HSCC races feature at Donington Historic Festival

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HSCC races feature at Donington Historic Festival

The opening rounds of the Super Touring Car Challenge and Derek Bell Trophy as well as four races for the FJHRA/HSCC Silverline Formula Junior UK Championship featured in the stellar programme for the Donington Historic Festival (4-6 May). The categories from the Historic Sports Car Club were prominent during the 19-race schedule at one of […]

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Jaguars star at Donington Historic Festival

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Jaguars star at Donington Historic Festival

The opening round of the Jaguar Classic Challenge, organised by the Historic Sports Car Club, was one of the star races at the eighth Donington Historic Festival (4-6 May). From a superb 37-car field, Julian Thomas and Calum Lockie overcame two penalties and strong opposition to win the hour-long race. Heading into its fourth season, […]

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Entries open for HSCC Ford Escort celebration races

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Entries open for HSCC Ford Escort celebration races

Entries have opened for the Historic Sports Car Club’s dedicated Ford Escort races at Brands Hatch on Sunday 23 September as the Club marks 50 years since the launch of the Ford Escort Mk1. The races on the Indy circuit will be open to a range of race-prepared examples running to period specifications. Subject to […]

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F3 Nations Cup to be held at HSCC Brands Hatch

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F3 Nations Cup to be held at HSCC Brands Hatch

The 2018 edition of the annual Historic Formula 3 Nations Cup will be held at the HSCC Legends of Brands Hatch meeting over the weekend of 30 June/1 July. Organised by the 1000cc F3 Historic Racing Association, the Nations Cup is open to a maximum of two teams per country with each team comprising up […]

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The Best Classic off-road cars

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The Best Classic off-road cars

When you think of classic cars, the first cars that come to your head tend to be Ferrari’s, Jaguars or Aston Martins. However, some of the best classic cars are actually off-road vehicles! Willys-Overland MB You probably haven’t heard of Willys-Overland, as they haven’t made a car since 1969. The MB was made between 1941-1945 […]

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Preserving our Rootes

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Preserving our Rootes

The power of enthusiasts has rarely exceeded the determination of the Rootes Group Clubs and the Heritage Department. Just four days ago they opened their Archive Centre in Banbury. The regional clubs, members and donations brought together more than £180k to ensure the history of all Rootes Group automobiles would be protected for generations to […]

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Transport Shortages; Ford’s Popular Answer

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Transport Shortages; Ford’s Popular Answer

Ford’s Dagenham plant took just three weeks to get back into production following ‘Victory in Europe Day’ towards the end of May 1945 and by the 21st June the first car rolled off the production line; a pre-war design Anglia 8hp. The Anglia E04A was a revision of models that can be traced back to […]

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