Home » Entries posted by admin_classiccarmag (Page 2)
Entries posted by Admin

Vanished Vehicles – Part 11

Comments Off on Vanished Vehicles – Part 11
Vanished Vehicles – Part 11

A look back over the past century and beyond at the manufacturers that once produced transport for the masses….

Continue reading …

Mark 1 Mini Morris Traveller

Comments Off on Mark 1 Mini Morris Traveller
Mark 1 Mini Morris Traveller

The first Morris Traveller left Longbridge in July 1960, its sibling the Austin Countryman was already in the dealerships. The multipurpose Mini sold well for a decade.

Continue reading …

Pre-War Racer – Sir Henry ‘Tim’ Birkin

Comments Off on Pre-War Racer – Sir Henry ‘Tim’ Birkin
Pre-War Racer – Sir Henry ‘Tim’ Birkin

Sir Henry ‘Tim’ Birkin was born into a wealthy family of lace traders in 1896, he would become one of Britain’s ‘Bentley Boys’ the fearless racers whom chased excitement and glory. A sporting gentleman no doubt, Birkin lived life to the full and after contracting Malaria in Palestine serving in the Royal Flying Corps during […]

Continue reading …

Jaguar Mark 1 & 2 By Nigel Thorley – A celebration of Jaguar’s classic sporting saloons

Comments Off on Jaguar Mark 1 & 2 By Nigel Thorley – A celebration of Jaguar’s classic sporting saloons
Jaguar Mark 1 & 2 By Nigel Thorley – A celebration of Jaguar’s classic sporting saloons

Whilst I always look to the Veloce website for their latest offerings, rarely does a book grab my attention such as this one; a selfish reason in this case, as I am lucky enough to own a Mark 2. The author has most likely forgotten more about William Lyons creations than I will ever know, but with this particular Jaguar saloon I feel justified in offering an opinion.

Continue reading …

HSCC Series To Feature At Silverstone Classic

Comments Off on HSCC Series To Feature At Silverstone Classic
HSCC Series To Feature At Silverstone Classic

An over-flowing grid of cars from the HSCC’s Historic Formula Ford 1600 Championship will feature prominently with two races

Continue reading …

Final Countdown To Epic Silverstone Classic

Comments Off on Final Countdown To Epic Silverstone Classic
Final Countdown To Epic  Silverstone Classic

Record numbers of car clubs are turning out in force, too, with Saturday’s vast infield display areas entirely sold-out. In total, more than 10,000 beautiful classics will be on show over the three days with, as tradition now dictates

Continue reading …

Mintex MSA BHRC Heads For Epynt

Comments Off on Mintex MSA BHRC Heads For Epynt
Mintex MSA BHRC Heads For Epynt

The Harry Flatters on the challenging Epynt ranges in Wales is an important round of the season-long battle between current BHRC leaders Nick Elliott and Dave Price and defending champions Jason Pritchard and Phil Clarke in a contest of Ford Escort Mk2s.

Continue reading …

Vintage Festival Coming To Cadwell Park This Sunday

Comments Off on Vintage Festival Coming To Cadwell Park This Sunday
Vintage Festival Coming To Cadwell Park This Sunday

The cars are the main stars of the show in the event’s headline Shuttleworth and Nuffield Trophy races, with prestigious awards, and truly special cars, many of which would have raced at the Le Mans 24 Hours or Mille Miglia in their heyday

Continue reading …

Gold Cup Awaits Historic F2 Winner At Oulton Park

Comments Off on Gold Cup Awaits Historic F2 Winner At Oulton Park
Gold Cup Awaits Historic F2 Winner At Oulton Park

The Cheshire track has a strong Formula 2 history from the early years of the category and the weekend will mark the 50th anniversary of the creation of the 1600cc Formula 2 regulations in 1967

Continue reading …

Celebrity Teams Confirmed For Silverstone Classic Race

Comments Off on Celebrity Teams Confirmed For Silverstone Classic Race
Celebrity Teams Confirmed For Silverstone Classic Race

World and Olympic champions, chart-topping musicians, best-selling authors and familiar figures from TV and radio will all be on the star-studded grid for the inaugural Celebrity Challenge Trophy Race at this month’s eagerly-anticipated Silverstone Classic (28-30 July). The stellar big-name line-up features no fewer than five gold medal-winning athletes. These are topped by Jason Kenny […]

Continue reading …