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Crawley - Halfway to paradise

Friendly Sussex town provides a welcome pit stop for veterans and a superb vantage point for spectators

Drive a modern car from London to Brighton and the journey ought to take less than two hours. Attempt the trip in a pioneering veteran car with little or no weather prote...
A peep into the treasure vault
Bremen begins with special shows about Karmann and Zündapp

140 design studies, prototypes and series models – the collection of models from the legendary body-maker Karmann in the Osnabrück VW factory is a real treasure vault. This largely inaccessible treasure trove of rarities is now opening its doors: for visitors to the Bremen Classic Motorshow 2017, running from Friday to Sunda...
Fabulous Voisin photos of last weekend, Montlhéry

For those who are interested, I  (Thierry Auffret) just published a little photo gallery about the Grandes Heures Automobiles ,

event of the last weekend.

Bonjour les Amis de Voisin (ou pas...),

si cela vous dit, je viens de mettre en ligne une petite galerie sur les Grandes Heures Automobiles

qui se sont déroulées le wee...
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...

We nominate no winners, award no prices -
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...

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