The Tintin rally – 2017 edition

In the context of the Brussels comic book festival a rally took place on September 3rd, welcoming oldimers and classic motorbikes. The theme for the occasion was Tintin magazine, just like last year. Owners of oldtimers and classic motorbikes which appeared in the magazine between 1946 and 1993 were welcome. Read More

RM Sothebys Auctions 2017

The famous auction of RM Sotheby’s in mid-August took place at the Portola Hotel & Spa in the center of Monterey. The hotel has been completely restored and partly transformed. Read More

Ferrari collection: an anniversary on Pebble Beach

To inaugurate - in the most beautiful way - the new housing and meeting room complex at the Fairway One of Pebble Beach, the promoters of the site had invited Ferrari to the location by simply naming it 'Casa Ferrari'. Read More

The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering

The Quail, The Peninsula, two names that make you think of luxury, the Dolce Vita ... The 15th elegance contest, sponsored by The Hon. Sir Michael Kadoorie, was held in the prestigious setting of the Quail Lodge, the famous Carmel golf course on the 18th of August. Sir Michael Kadoorie is the owner (among others) of the luxury hotel chain The Peninsula. Read More

 

Pebble Beach Elegance Tour 2017

The Elegance Tour, presented by Rolex and organized on the Thursday preceding the actual competition, is - for me - one of the most beautiful days of the week. At least when the weather is nice as it has been these recent years. Read More

VSCC Formula Vintage Round 4, Mallory Park. 12th August 2017

The latest round of the VSCC Formula Vintage series took place at Mallory Park in Leicestershire, for the Bob Gerard Memorial Trophy meeting. The short circuit is only 1.35 miles, consisting of an oval circuit with two straights and a tight hairpin off one end of the oval. Read More

The Silverstone Classic 2017 Edition

The three day Silverstone Classic has got to be the largest historic motorsport festival in the World. With qualifying on Friday, and two days of racing over the weekend, there are over twenty races covering all aspects of motor racing. Single seaters, Sports Cars , GT and saloon cars are all covered, plus hundreds of car clubs displaying members cars in the infield of the circuit. Add in various parades and demonstrations around the circuit, you can guarantee there is something for every motor sport enthusiast. Read More

Bentley Drivers Club Silverstone Race Meeting. Saturday 5th August 2017

The Bentley Drivers Club arrived at Silverstone for their annual race meeting at the beginning of August. This was a social event as well as a race meeting for the club and the paddock was full of vintage and classic Bentley’s covering most of its history. During the lunch break, hundreds of Bentleys took to the track for several parade laps. Read More

Classic Nostalgia, Shelsley Walsh. 22nd-23rd July 2017

The Classic Nostalgia hill climb took place at Shelsley Walsh in mainly sunny conditions, much to the delight of the large crowd. This year the Midland Automobile Club (MAC) were celebrating Rallying and the Campbells Speed records. Read More

The Chateau Impney Hill Climb 2017

Now in it’s third year of revival, it was fifty years ago this year that the original Chateau Impney sprint ran for the last time. Now the revived Hill climb is going from strength to strength. Read More

Flywheel, Bicester Heritage. 24th-25th June 2017

Now in it’s third year, the event covers historic motoring and aviation, with demonstrations on the ground and in the air. Based at a former war time air base, Bicester Heritage is now being re-developed in to the UK’s only business park dedicated to historic motoring and aviation. It is also still an active airfield for light aircraft and gliding. Read More

Formula Vintage Round 2, Oulton Park

Upon arrival at Oulton Park it was dry and cloudy for morning practice. Behind the main paddock, there was an AutoSolo event taking place, an auto test where cars compete in a specific direction round a course marked by traffic cones. Read More