Santa Pod launches 2020 season at Autosport International

January 7, 2020 By Mike
Last updated on January 7, 2020

Santa Pod Raceway launches its 55th consecutive season of high-speed racing action at this weekend’s Autosport International show. Stand 2680 at Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre showcases the Slick Tricks Top Fuel Dragster piloted by Susann Callin and Andy Bond’s 1956 Chevrolet, the reigning UK Street Eliminator champion entry. Nicknamed Ugly Sister, the turbo Chevy’s artfully ‘distressed’ appearance belies its […]

Megane R.S. Trophy-R New Record at the Suzuka Circuit

November 28, 2019 By Mike
Last updated on November 28, 2019

The Mégane R.S. Trophy-R has set a new front-wheel drive record of 2’25’’454 (more than 3s better than the previous record) on the prestigious Suzuka circuit in Japan, after breaking the record at both Nürburgring and Spa-Francorchamps. It is a major triumph in Japan, which has approximately 10,000 Renault Sport fans. At the end of September 2019, […]

A feast of hypercars, supercars and exclusive models to be auctioned at the Riyadh Car Show

November 15, 2019 By Mike
Last updated on November 15, 2019

An extremely rare and exclusive Ferrari 599 GTZ Zagato Nibbio, one of only two Spyders o 700km Pagani Huayra Coupe, one of 100 produced Homologation special Ferrari 288 GTO number 135 Expertly restored by specialists Brabus GmbH of Bottrop a 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL The Riyadh Car Show Auction is offering some of the most exotic and highest […]

GT40s and Cobras indentical to those used in the making of “Le Mans ‘66” available now from Le Mans Coupes Ltd

November 13, 2019 By Mike
Last updated on November 13, 2019

The story of Ford versus Ferrari is as compelling as any in motor racing history, and the much anticipated 20th Century Fox movie immortalising it, and starring Matt Damon and Christian Bale, hits our screens this Friday (November 15). Aptly entitled “Le Mans ‘66” it reputedly involved no less than 423 vehicles of multiple makes and […]

Round Britain Coastal Drive increases amount raised for Prostate Cancer UK to over £250,000

November 5, 2019 By Mike
Last updated on November 5, 2019

Fifty classic XK Jaguars participated in fund-raising, 18-day, 3,400-mile drive around Britain Land speed record-breaker Don Wales flagged in the finishers Target achieved, building on the annual event’s previous £200,000 in donations This year’s Round Britain Coastal Drive has successfully achieved its aim of increasing the amount raised by the event for Prostate Cancer UK […]

Silverstone Classic turns 30 in 2020

October 25, 2019 By Mike
Last updated on October 25, 2019

Super Early Birds tickets for 2020 festival on sale today Special prize draws for those booking before midnight 30th anniversary celebration package for those with pre-1990 classics See the Silverstone Classic at the Illinois Route 66 Regent Street Motor Show  Super Early Bird tickets for next summer’s sparkling 30th anniversary Silverstone Classic have gone on sale […]