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HAPPY 50TH BIRTHDAY TO A SPANISH LEGEND – THE SEAT 600

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HAPPY 50TH BIRTHDAY TO A SPANISH LEGEND – THE SEAT 600

SEAT is popping open the cava for the 50th birthday of a car that almost single-handedly put Spain on wheels: the legendary SEAT 600.

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SIXTIES SALOONS RETURN FOR EXCITING ST MARY’S TROPHY AT THE GOODWOOD REVIVAL

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SIXTIES SALOONS RETURN FOR EXCITING ST MARY’S TROPHY AT THE GOODWOOD REVIVAL

One of the highlights of the annual Goodwood Revival historic motor race meeting, due to be held from 31 August to 2 September this year, is the St Mary’s Trophy race for period saloon cars, like your father used to drive. Following last year’s thrilling St Mary’s Trophy saloon car race for 1950s machinery, in 2007 it’s the turn of the 1960s cars again.

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A classic day at BCA Bridgwater

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A classic day at BCA Bridgwater

A large crowd of buyers turned out for BCA’s recent Classic & Historic sale at the Bridgwater auction centre on Tuesday 31st July 2007. Bidding was strong throughout the sale and nearly sixty percent of the lots were sold on the day.

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CHANGING GEAR TAKES ON A NOSTALGIC TWIST AS GOODWOOD INTRODUCES THE WORLD’S FIRST LADIES DAY AT A MOTOR SPORT EVENT

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CHANGING GEAR TAKES ON A NOSTALGIC TWIST AS GOODWOOD INTRODUCES THE WORLD’S FIRST LADIES DAY AT A MOTOR SPORT EVENT

Elegant and smartly-dressed ladies visiting this year’s Goodwood Revival on Saturday 1 September stand a good chance of taking home flowers and bottles of champagne – traditionally the reserve of victorious racing drivers – as Goodwood introduces motor sport’s first, and only, Ladies Day.

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H&H ACHIEVES £286,000 FOR LOTUS 72 AT SUCCESSFUL £1MILLION KEMPTON PARK SALE

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H&H ACHIEVES £286,000 FOR LOTUS 72 AT SUCCESSFUL £1MILLION KEMPTON PARK SALE

Having previously established records for the Lotus 25 and 49, on July 25, H&H set a new one for the 72. Widely regarded as one of the prettiest Grand Prix cars of all time, the 72 was the model that carried Austrian Jochen Rindt to his posthumous victory in the 1970 World Drivers’ Championship.

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CLASSICS COME TO BRIDGWATER

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CLASSICS COME TO BRIDGWATER

A fine 1920s Tourer is one of the star attractions at BCA’s next Classic & Historic sale at the Bridgwater auction centre on Tuesday 31st July 2007. Around fifty classics will be on offer, representing nearly 80 years of motoring history alongside a large selection of automobilia and motoring memorabilia.

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PIT LANE PIN-UPS TO SET PULSES RACING AT GOODWOOD REVIVAL

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PIT LANE PIN-UPS TO SET PULSES RACING AT GOODWOOD REVIVAL

Historic competition cars and motorcycles won’t be the only things racing at this year’s Goodwood Revival; drivers’ pulses will be too, as a dozen glamorous girls line up on the starting grid.

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ITALIAN EXOTICA: ACRES OF ITALIAN AUTOMOBILES

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ITALIAN EXOTICA: ACRES OF ITALIAN AUTOMOBILES

Two unmissable events this summer and autumn will showcase the best Italian cars, from Ferraris, Lamborghinis and Maseratis, to Alfas, Fiats, Lancias – plus plenty of rare ‘etceterini’.

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ANOTHER LAGONDA FLIES AT H&H BUXTON SALE

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ANOTHER LAGONDA FLIES AT H&H BUXTON SALE

&H Classic Auctions has enjoyed considerable success with Lagondas in recent times, and the lovely dark green 1936 LG45 Tourer entered for last week’s (June 20) Buxton sale continued the trend when it was knocked down for £88,000 – way over its knowingly conservative estimate.

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FORMULA FORD ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATED AT BRANDS HATCH

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FORMULA FORD ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATED AT BRANDS HATCH

Forty years of Formula Ford will be honoured at Brands Hatch next weekend when pre-1972 racers from the series take part in the Historic Sports Car Club’s festival.

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