National Motor Museum Invites….

Beaulieu is inviting owners of Seventies classics to join a party to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the National Motor Museum. If your pride and joy is the glamorous Ford Cortina Mk III of its day, popular Escort or Mini, or even a Bond-style Lotus Esprit or Aston Martin Vantage – all are welcome to come to the 1970s ClassicContinue reading “National Motor Museum Invites….”

Honda S2000, Revving up to be a classic.

By Classic Yorkshire Correspondent: Tony Lofthouse Is the Honda S2000 heading to be a future classic? With its eye-catching lines, throaty four-cylinder VTEC engine, lightweight chassis and compact cockpit interior it is one heck of a sports car. Now enthusiasts in West Yorkshire are keen to share their passion by being part of the UKContinue reading “Honda S2000, Revving up to be a classic.”

Donington Historic: Event review

The Donington Historic was becoming firmly established in the motorsport calendar before the pandemic hit. Similar, but smaller than the Silverstone Classic it brings together high quality racing with off track shopping and food. With the demise of the Croft historic racing event, the Donington Classic is the only northern opportunity to get that fullContinue reading “Donington Historic: Event review”

Epic restoration transforms iconic Citroën

By Classic Yorkshire correspondent Tony Lofthouse. Nearly 70 years after its launch the Citroën DS remains one of the most innovative European cars of its time – a technological and design classic. If you need any persuading meet Ray Calvert, a lifelong enthusiast of the stylish French car maker and in particular all things DS.Continue reading “Epic restoration transforms iconic Citroën”

Austin-Healey recreation.

British brand Caton reveals its first creation: an ultra-exclusive reincarnation of the iconic Austin-Healey 100 sports car. Featuring visual and performance enhancements in keeping with the original car the Caton Healey is a true driver’s car. It will be extremely rare too, with a very limited run set of 25 cars to be hand-built inContinue reading “Austin-Healey recreation.”

16 000 Miles to Mexico. The story of the 1970 London to Mexico Rally.

Imagine driving 16,000 miles in 25 days over some of the rough­est terrain in the world, at altitudes up to 16,000 feet, where engines and lungs gasp for air. Imagine 500-mile speed trials over rocky mountain tracks, racing against the clock and 95 other cars. Imagine attempting this more than 50 years ago, without GPSContinue reading “16 000 Miles to Mexico. The story of the 1970 London to Mexico Rally.”

50th Anniversary celebration of the 1970 London to Mexico Rally

This Weekend Rally Date: Sunday 1st May 2022Place: Gaydon Heritage Motor MuseumEvent: WCR50+2 To celebrate the 50th Anniversary (two years late due to the Covid) the Historic Marathon Rally Group will stage a reunion for all the surviving cars, competitors and supporting teams at the British Motor Museum. Described as the ‘longest, toughest and mostContinue reading “50th Anniversary celebration of the 1970 London to Mexico Rally”