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Oulton Park and Spa for Jaguar Classic Challenge

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Oulton Park and Spa for Jaguar Classic Challenge

Contenders in the 2018 Jaguar Classic Challenge will compete on two of the world’s best drivers’ circuits in the late summer as the season concludes with races at the Oulton Park Gold Cup and the Spa Classic Six-Hour meetings. Following races at Donington Park, Silverstone Grand Prix circuit and Le Mans, two more fabulous tracks […]

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Fiat 125S – ‘Just Right’ said Fred

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Fiat 125S – ‘Just Right’ said Fred

Fred Parker’s car history is varied certainly and began with a French manufacturer, as my host explained. ‘The first car I ever owned was a Renault 10 back in 1972, unfortunately I didn’t have it too long as I destroyed it swerving to avoid a badger’. Another ‘10’ shares his garage today but the off […]

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Jaguar from the Shop Floor

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Jaguar from the Shop Floor

Jaguar from the Shop Floor By Brian James Martin Normally, a book of 192 pages would have my attention during random hours over a two-week period; in the case of Brian Martin’s tales of Foleshill Road and Browns Lane 1949-1978, every evening for five days it kept this reviewer totally absorbed. Without giving too much […]

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Celebrate Collector Car Appreciation Month With These Classic Events

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Celebrate Collector Car Appreciation Month With These Classic Events

Around the world, July has been designated as Collector Car Appreciation Month. This means that during the month of July, many nations and organizations are celebrating the role that automotive restoration plays across the world and putting on events to raise awareness for the importance of restoration and keeping classic cars on the road. The United Kingdom […]

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Celebrating World Wide Day of the Volkswagen Beetle

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Celebrating World Wide Day of the Volkswagen Beetle

  Vintage cars provide a gateway to the past. The vehicles are not just machines but the time-machines which compel us to think more about the bygone era.  One of many those rare, and valuable vintage cars is, Volkswagen Beetle. A vehicle which was planned as a peoples’ car and enjoys the status of the […]

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HSCC delivers fabulous weekend on Brands Hatch GP circuit

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HSCC delivers fabulous weekend on Brands Hatch GP circuit

Tremendous racing from big grids made the Historic Sports Car Club’s Legends of Brands Super Prix on the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit (30 June/1 July) a runaway success. Run in hot and sunny weather and in front of an appreciative audience, the weekend was typified by exciting races run in a genuinely sporting atmosphere. […]

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David Purley – Home Town Hero

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David Purley – Home Town Hero

Just a few yards from my garden gate the tides of the English Channel lap against the shoreline, it was here just a short distance out to sea that the bright light of David Purley’s life was extinguished in 2nd July 1985; at just 40 years old. Early Days David was the Son of Charles […]

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Classic ReCollection – Standard Pennant

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Classic ReCollection – Standard Pennant

Sharing Classic Memories… in this series we ask classiccarmag.net readers… Have you ever driven, owned or even been a passenger in the;

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Brands Hatch Grand Prix next for HSCC

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Brands Hatch Grand Prix next for HSCC

A key race meeting of the Historic Sports Car Club’s 2018 race season will be the Legends of Brands Super Prix on the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit this weekend (30 June/1 July). A fabulous entry has been assembled for the event, which includes a fine entry of 50 Formula 1 cars from the Historic […]

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Historic F2 success story at Silverstone GP

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Historic F2 success story at Silverstone GP

Two superb races on the Silverstone Grand Prix circuit for the Historic Sports Car Club’s Historic Formula 2 FIA International Series delivered tremendous racing from an outstanding grid of 28 cars at the HSCC International Trophy meeting (16/17 June). Formula 2 racing was back at the home of the British Grand Prix for the first […]

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