Yorkshire Motorsport Festival: Update

The clock is ticking down to the second Yorkshire Motorsport Festival which takes place in Holmfirth on 24, 25 and 26 June. As our name suggests we are big supporters of those who organise events in Yorkshire and this is an event that definitely deserves your support. So, book your tickets, enter your car, tellContinue reading “Yorkshire Motorsport Festival: Update”

Iron Man, Robert Downey Jnr to restore and upgrade classic cars in new TV series.

By Classic Yorkshire film correspondent Bill Lawrence. News just in is that Robert Downey jnr, famous for his role as the wealthy engineer who became Iron Man, is producing his own TV series where he restores and upgrades classic cars. The show will be his second for Discovery+ and will launch in late 2022 onContinue reading “Iron Man, Robert Downey Jnr to restore and upgrade classic cars in new TV series.”

The MGB – celebrating a national treasure

By Classic Yorkshire correspondent Tony Lofthouse. What does screen hero James Bond and the equally dashing MGB sports car both celebrate in 2022? Answer, their 60th birthday as national treasures. To many classic car lovers the latter is forever a diamond too! It’s affordable, fun to drive, reliable and comes with a plentiful spare partsContinue reading “The MGB – celebrating a national treasure”

Vroom vintage and vinyl

It can be a bit difficult when you are the only classic car enthusiast in the family and they are less than enthusiastic about sitting behind a parked car in a field. The difficulties are multiplied when the kids are teenagers who need constant attention and food. Events like Vroom Vintage and Vinyl make lifeContinue reading “Vroom vintage and vinyl”

Prodrive’s to build 25 P25 Subaru Impreza’s

Whilst small sports cars are my main passion for a classic car, there is no doubt that one of the best family cars I have owned was a Subaru Impreza WRX. Capable of carrying a family to the supermarket it was transformed on a quiet road with the turbo’s gulping down fuel. Add to thatContinue reading “Prodrive’s to build 25 P25 Subaru Impreza’s”

Steve Nichols car goes into limited production.

After several years of intensive development and thousands of miles of testing on road and track, the decision has been made to start low volume production of the NICHOLS N1A. The brainchild of former McLaren Chief Designer Steve Nichols who led the technical team responsible for the McLaren MP4/4, the most successful F1 car ofContinue reading “Steve Nichols car goes into limited production.”

If you work in the classic car industry- read this report.

A report focused on the classic and collector car industry, a sector worth £18.3bn to the UK economy and estimated to employ approximately 113,000 people*, shows the industry needs to attract and entice a new demographic of classic car fan to secure its prosperous future or risk decline. Titled the Indicator Report, the intelligence has beenContinue reading “If you work in the classic car industry- read this report.”

Garage Tours at the Carding Shed

The oil can café are pleased to announce that their famous garage tours are back. If you’ve ever wanted to know what goes into restoring a beautiful classic cars then this is your chance. After a full English breakfast served in The Carding Shed, one of their technicians takes you for a guided tour aroundContinue reading “Garage Tours at the Carding Shed”