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Brightwells of Leominster to host Roger Albert Clark Rally

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Brightwells of Leominster to host Roger Albert Clark Rally

The 2017 Roger Albert Clark Rally will be based at Brightwells in Leominster for pre-event documentation and scrutineering as well as service at the end of the event’s inaugural Welsh leg.

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BHRC Rally North Wales Award Winners Announced

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BHRC Rally North Wales Award Winners Announced

For the second event running, David Hopkins and Tony Vart collected the award for the ‘Best Improvement on Seeding’, which is a set of axle brake pads from Mintex

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Nail-Biting Finish On The Flying Scotsman Rally

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Nail-Biting Finish On The Flying Scotsman Rally

Paul Crosby said: “I’m absolutely overwhelmed because we never thought we had any chance of coming here and winning. We’ve done two Flying Scotsman events and Ali didn’t make a mistake all weekend.

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Understanding Levels of Car Restoration and Costs Involved

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Understanding Levels of Car Restoration and Costs Involved

Some of us wait our entire lives to find that perfect classic car that we’ve always dreamed of owning. Now you’ve found it but it isn’t exactly in the condition you’d always imagined it. Yes, you got a good deal on buying your vehicle and now it’s time to get it back to some semblance of its former glory. While there are plenty of guides online that give you step by step instructions on how to restore old classics and how to determine costs involved, there’s a somewhat easier way to determine if it’s something you really can afford. The secret is in understanding what level of restoration you’d like to take on. From there, you can pretty well estimate the costs you will incur.

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240 Entries For HSCC Opener At Donington Park

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240 Entries For HSCC Opener At Donington Park

A very full nine-race programme at the hugely popular East Midlands track will get the Club’s 51st season of racing off to a great start with very full grids right across the afternoon.

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One Man’s Seventh Heaven

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One Man’s Seventh Heaven

Over a quarter of a million motorists would have had to face 1920’s public transport if Austin’s little world-beater hadn’t arrived.

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Family affair at HSCC Donington

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Family affair at HSCC Donington

A remarkable total of 12 parent and off-spring teams will be racing at the Historic Sports Car Club’s season-opening meeting at Donington Park on Saturday 8 April, including five father and daughter combinations in the same races. The HSCC is renowned as a family-friendly club and father and son partnerships are common in the longer […]

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Keeping your classic car in tip-top condition

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Keeping your classic car in tip-top condition

As a classic car enthusiast you’re probably already aware of the extra costs that come with owning one. However, when you find something you love you’ll do anything to have it. So, when it comes to classic cars it’s important that you do everything you can to keep them in tip-top condition because you’ll find they aren’t cheap to fix once something has gone wrong. Here are a few tips as to how you can look after yours and keep it looking pristine!

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Following the Ghost – Expedition of Excellence

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Following the Ghost – Expedition of Excellence

This year celebrates the 110th anniversary of an incredible achievement by one very special automobile. To publicise the qualities of their new 40/50hp model in 1907, Rolls Royce selected one chassis (60551) and clothed it in a Barker & Co body; Managing Director, Claude Johnson decreed this particular car would be silver in colour with green leather seating, whilst the lamps and fittings would be silver plated.

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Schumacher and Piquet’s Grand Prix Cars OFFERED AT CLASSIC Car Sale

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Schumacher and Piquet’s Grand Prix Cars OFFERED AT CLASSIC Car Sale

On 21 May, the Canadian 1991 Grand Prix winning Benetton B-191-02 (€750,000-900,000) driven by Nelson Piquet and Michael Schumacher in the 1991 Grand Prix will return to the Spa Francorchamps circuit for the Bonhams Spa Classic sale on 21 May 2017.

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