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New Book "Morgan International Adventure II"

With Britain recovering from World War II, Morgan introduced the new Morgan +4 sports car. Sales were very limited not helped by the scarcity of steel supplies. The Morgan factory needed t...

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the AUSTRIA HISTORIC teams already have had won in your life
Ein schönes Hotel, interessante Strecken, genussvolle Kellergassen,
keine Ehrungen, keine Sieger, keine Preise,
die Strecke (das Roadbook?) ist die Prüfung
Eine feine, stressfreie Fahrt mit Freunden durch eine herrliche Landschaft.
Healthy pre-Goodwood sales by RM.
RM Sotheby's realizes £21.65 million with 76 percent of all lots sold at its 10th anniversary London sale, 7 September at Battersea Evolution

1960 Aston Martin DB4GT is the evening's top seller, making a record £2,408,000

Single-owner Porsche Collection steals the show, breaking multiple world records

An incredible £1,848,000 is paid for a 1995 Porsche 911 GT2, ...
Season finale at Loton Park

The Vintage Sports-Car Club will herald the end to another stellar Hill Climb season this weekend with the ever-popular Loton Park event on 10/11 September, as a capacity entry of over 180 Pre-war and Historic Racing and Sports-Cars descends on the idyllic Shropshire venue.

The ancestral home to the Leighton Family for over 300 years, and set within the...
Michael Sedgwick Award 2016 shortlist
The SAHB is delighted to announce a very strong shortlist of seven entries for the Michael Sedgwick Award for 2016:

"BMW MINI - An Enthusiast's Guide" - Sophie Williamson-Stothert - Crowood Press

"A Morgan-Jap Anthology" - Robin Rew - JRB Publishing

"The BSA Front Wheel Drive Cars" - Graham Skillern - Amberley Publishing

"No Speed Limit - Sixty Years...
Historics at Brooklands selling 84%
After an electrifying late summer auction on August 20th, we are immensely pleased and proud to say that Historics returned our best ever rate of sale, at 84%, for which we thank our legion of supporters.

This is a superb achievement, not only as it betters any Historics auction to date - and contrasts very positively against some poor auction results elsewhere - but also i...
$117.9 Million at auction RM Sotheby's Monterey

BLENHEIM, Ontario (August 23, 2016) –
  RM Sotheby’s, the world’s largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, continued its strong sales run in Monterey, Cali...

2016 VSCC Prescott - yet another ROARING succes.
The Vintage Sports-Car Club’s annual Prescott Vintage Speed Hill Climb summer weekend proved another roaring success, with thousands of Pre-war enthusiasts descending on the famous Gloucestershire venue for three days of top class Hill Climb competition and host of other Vintage attractions from Friday 5th to Sunday 7th August.


The long-standing event at the home o...
Youngster wins at Cadwell Park

Teenager Tom steals the show at another Vintage Cadwell

As the Vintage Sports-Car Club celebrated a remarkable 40 years of racing at Cadwell Park with its Shuttleworth and Nuffield Trophies Meeting on Sunday 24 July, it was 18-year old Tom Waterfield who stole the show, claiming the Voiturette Trophy in his Austin 7 Special.

Following in the footsteps of mot...
Aspects of Motoring history
Book Notice
19th July 2016
For immediate release
Publication of Aspects of Motoring History No. 12 - 2016

The Society of Automotive Historians in Britain (the SAHB) is proud to announce the publication of Aspects of History No. 12.
This softbound publication contains 113 pages, a colour cover, over 70 black & white illustrations and charts, and 5 pages of full co...
Blue diamond expands to support Riley race entries

Blue Diamond Riley Services agree to acquire K. Pointing Vintage Motor Engineering

Fivehead, Somerset, 7th July 2016

Blue Diamond Riley Services Limited are delighted to announce that they will be acquiring K. Pointing Vintage Motor Engineering.  John Lomas and Keith Pointing will both be present at the Le Mans Classic in 2016 to speak with customers abo...
From journalist to auctioneer…

Caption: Martin van der Zeeuw at the wheel for H&H Classics in the Netherlands – photo credit Max Earey

H&H Classics announced this week that it has appointed the well-known classic car and automotive journalist Martin van der Zeeuw (1958) as its representative in the B...
Another stunning summer of VSCC Hill Climbs
Press release:

Shelsley Walsh and Prescott to headline another stunning summer of VSCC Hill Climbs

The Vintage Sports-Car Club will again be at the heart of this summer's Historic motorsport season, with two long-celebrated Hill Climbs in the coming weeks, inc...
Paris-Rambouillet, 4th commemoration



Peking Paris preparations by RPS

Everyone loves a winner and that's certainly true when its comes to preparing a car for the world's toughest endurance rally – The Peking to Paris Motoring Challenge. After preparing the Chevrolet Fangio Coupe crewed by Phil Garratt and Kieron Brown, winners of the 2013 event, Oxfordshire-based Rally Preparation Services (RPS) has worked with 24 competitors from across the world to rebuild...
Seeking nominations for SAHB Award

1 May 2016
Seeking nominations for the 2016 SAHB Michael Sedgwick Award

The Society of Automotive Historians in Britain is inviting nominations for the 2016 SAHB Michael Sedgwick Award.

The Society presents an annual award in the name of the famous motoring researcher and author Michael Sedgwick (1926-1983).

This award is made for a book on any asp...
Horseless Carriage Exhibition in London
Recreation of the 1896 Horseless Carriage Exhibition to showcase unique collection of early automotive history, alongside cars of the future and more from Imperial College London

London's first car show is to be recreated at its birthplace, 120 years on. Iconic vehicles from the turn of the century will gather at Imperial College London in Kensington for The Horseless Carriage Exhibitio...
1931 Talbot 105 wins Flying Scotsman


The Talbot 105 Alpine of Gareth Burnett and Martyn Turner put an end to Bentley's winning streak as it crossed the finish line in what was the toughest Flying Scotsman rally in the event's eight-year history.

The 110 crews faced rain, hail, sleet and snow as they journeyed from the sta...
1923 Alfa Romeo RLS best preserved pre-war in Milano

Vintage and Prestige took home the silverware for the best preserved pre war car at the Milano Auto Classica with their stunning Alfa Romeo RLS Super Sport of 1923 in addition to best of show overall in post war for their Ferrari P3....

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