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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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Peter at the double in HSCC Historic F2 at Hockenheim

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Peter at the double in HSCC Historic F2 at Hockenheim

A double victory for German racer Hans Peter got the HSCC Historic Formula 2 FIA-sanctioned International Series off to a fine start when a strong entry contested the opening two races at Hockenheim over the weekend (21/22 April). The Formula 2 races played a leading role in the event that celebrated the life of Jim […]

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Historic Road Sports star at HSCC Snetterton

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Historic Road Sports star at HSCC Snetterton

Some tremendous racing from the Historic Road Sports Championship contenders capped the day as the Historic Sports Car Club organised the racing on the Snetterton 200 circuit on Saturday (21 April). Warm spring sunshine, an enthusiastic crowd, largely incident free racing and slick organisation all added up to an excellent day’s racing at the Norfolk […]

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HSCC Historic Formula 2 starts at Hockenheim

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HSCC Historic Formula 2 starts at Hockenheim

The HSCC Historic Formula 2 FIA-sanctioned International Series will get off to a flying start with a strong entry for the opening two races at Hockenheim this weekend (21/22 April). The Formula 2 races will play a prominent part in the event that celebrates the life of Jim Clark, who died at the German track […]

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HSCC heads to East Anglia

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HSCC heads to East Anglia

The Historic Sports Car Club will head to Snetterton in Norfolk on Saturday (21 April) for a nine-race programme on the 200 circuit. The day’s focus is on sports and saloon car action from five of the club’s championships. Another excellent field of cars in the 70s Road Sports Championship will contest a double-header with […]

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