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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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HSCC racers shine on Silverstone Grand Prix circuit

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HSCC racers shine on Silverstone Grand Prix circuit

Fabulous racing typified the Historic Sports Car Club’s International Trophy meeting on the Silverstone Grand Prix circuit over the weekend (16/17 June). A superb array of categories delivered 15 quality races on the Grand Prix track and excellent competitor support produced many strong grids, including the sensational 28-strong Historic Formula 2 field (see separate press […]

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Wunderbar – Pure 911 & the Purist

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Wunderbar – Pure 911 & the Purist

The Carrera name returned to the Porsche stable in 1973 having been last displayed on the 356 model of 1966, initially featuring a 2.7 litre engine which was surpassed by the 2994cc unit that also powered the 930 Turbo. Many enthusiasts believe that the Carrera 3.0 model hasn’t received the attention it deserves from the […]

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HSCC races star at Thruxton’s 50th Anniversary

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HSCC races star at Thruxton’s 50th Anniversary

Races from the Historic Sports Car Club, including two sensational Historic Formula Ford Championship rounds, were among the highlights of the hugely successful 50th Anniversary Meeting at Thruxton over the weekend (2/3 June). As a large and enthusiastic crowd basked in warm sunshine, 50 years of the challenging Hampshire track were celebrated in style and […]

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HSCC races to feature at Thruxton’s 50th Anniversary

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HSCC races to feature at Thruxton’s 50th Anniversary

The Historic Sports Car Club will provide three grids for the 50th Anniversary Meeting at Thruxton over the weekend of 2/3 June. Double-header races for the Historic Formula Ford Championship along with a 40-minute race for the Guards Trophy and a double-header non-championship ‘Spirit of Thruxton’ race for up to 2-litre single-seaters will give the […]

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Silverstone GP next for Jaguar Classic Challenge

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Silverstone GP next for Jaguar Classic Challenge

Contenders in the 2018 Jaguar Classic Challenge will compete on two of the most famous tracks in the world over the coming weeks with races on the Silverstone Grand Prix circuit and at Le Mans. The second round of the 2018 Challenge, which is organised by the Historic Sports Car Club in conjunction with Jaguar […]

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BHRC commits to historics first target

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BHRC commits to historics first target

Following the MSA’s recent changes to the running order on rallies, the FUCHS LUBRICANTS MSA British Historic Rally Championship has reaffirmed its commitment to have all historic cars running first on the road on gravel rounds. The Roger Albert Clark Rally Motor Club, which currently holds the contract to organise the BHRC, has been working […]

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