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Mercedes-Benz 300 SL OF 1952 – Number Two Lives On…

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Mercedes-Benz 300 SL OF 1952 – Number Two Lives On…

Stuttgart – The origins of the SL class are rooted in motor racing: in the early 1950s, Mercedes-Benz developed the 300 SL racing car (model series W 194). This, the grandfather of all SLs, undertook its initial test drives in November 1951 on the Solitude circuit just outside Stuttgart, as well as on the Nürburgring and the Hockenheimring.

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Citroen DS

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Citroen DS

The World was not the same after Citroen introduced the Citroen DS at the Salon de l’Auto in Paris on October 6th, 1955. Exhibited on a revolving turn table inside the Salon, the Citroen DS caused a sensation in many ways.

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THE BMW 328 TURNS 75

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THE BMW 328 TURNS 75

Few cars can claim to hold as much fascination in the eyes of the public 75 years after their premiere as the BMW 328. Built between 1936 and 1940, the BMW 328 laid down a milestone in automotive history and was the most suc-cessful sports car of the 1930s on the racing scene.

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At What Age Does My Car Qualify For Classic Car Insurance?

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We are often asked “What qualifies a car to be eligible for a classic car insurance policy?” is it soley based on the age of the car?

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Tony Pond; 1945-2002

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Tony Pond; 1945-2002

Tony Pond was an exceptional driver, take a look at the opposition that he beat the pants off for his four wins names like Mikkola, Allen, Blomqvist, Toivonen, Vatanen,& Rohrl, all World rally Champions.

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1969 San Remo Rally in Italy

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1969 San Remo Rally in Italy

In the 1969 San Remo Rally in Italy, British drivers Roger Clark and Jim Porter navigate some awkward terrain in their Ford Escort Mk1 Twin Cam. The pair went on to win the Circuit of Ireland Rally the following year.

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A Brief History of the Silver Arrows

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A Brief History of the Silver Arrows

introduction of the 750kg formula in 1934, along with the promise of significant funding from the German government, led to the arrival on the Grand Prix scene of two of the most evocative names in motor sport history: Mercedes-Benz and Auto Union.

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1959 Ford Anglia 100E

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1959 Ford Anglia 100E

On a typical British farm the farmer tends his cattle while the horses wonder whether the Ford Anglia’s 36bhp is any match for them.

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Ford GT70

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Ford GT70

Ford has enjoyed many successes in motorsport but one of its rarest creations came about thanks to a failure. In 1970, on the way back from an unsuccessful Monte Carlo Rally, Ford’s then competitions director Stuart Turner, and Ford rally driver, Roger Clark, discussed the need for a light and simple mid-engined car capable of taking various engines.

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Jim Clark Tribute

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Jim Clark Tribute

Jim Clark won his home Grand Prix at Aintree in 1962, at Brands in 1964 and at Silverstone in 1963, 1965 and 1967, every time driving a green Lotus and his career-long love affair with Lotus is as much integral to the Jim Clark legend as the stunning level of easy, almost unaware, genius that this softly spoken border sheep farmer always displayed.

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