Classic Yorkshire tackles the Mintex.

Here at Classic Yorkshire, we want to bring you different ways to use your classic car and so we plan to take part in low impact events such as demonstration rallies, hill climbs and displays.  We are starting with the Mintex recreation running on April the 8th and 9th.   In a series of articles, weContinue reading “Classic Yorkshire tackles the Mintex.”

RML Groups Short wheelbase project.

The first RML Short Wheelbase model is about to embark on an intensive durability programme at the UTAC (formerly Millbrook) test facility. RML undertake whole-vehicle design, build and development projects for motorsport and road car applications. In Motorsport RML’s experience extends to Touring Car, GT, Sports Prototype and off-road programmes. RML applies this nimble, innovative andContinue reading “RML Groups Short wheelbase project.”

246 Dino L Restoration

Bell Sport & Classic has revealed its latest in-house Ferrari restoration: a complete, ground-up, concours-level restoration of the original 246 GT Dino L Series that debuted on Ferrari’s stand at the 1969 Frankfurt Motor Show. Leaving the Maranello factory in 1969 and exhibited at that year’s Frankfurt Motor Show before being delivered to a customerContinue reading “246 Dino L Restoration”

Skoda 1100 Rebirth

To mark the 120th anniversary of ŠKODA Motorsport, employees from the ŠKODA Museum and ŠKODA AUTO’s Prototype Centre collaborated on a project to reconstruct the ŠKODA 1100 OHC Coupé racing car. The teams began by reconditioning the original frame, chassis and engine and rebuilt the body. In the process, they used state-of-the-art technology as well asContinue reading “Skoda 1100 Rebirth”

In conversation with: Dino Kania

With a name like Dino and Italian family heritage on his mothers side you might expect classic car collector and businessman Dino Kania would favour the prancing horse as his automotive passion. If not Ferrari then Alfa Romeo, or Lamborghini but no his head was turned by a British secret agent driving an Aston MartinContinue reading “In conversation with: Dino Kania”

Mintex Rally returns to Bradford

Saturday April 9th will see the historic rally cars taking part in Mintex RallyYorkshire tackle a short demonstration stage at Odsal Stadium, using entry roadsand the oval stock car track. After a short stop, they will tackle the same routeagain. Look out for Yorkshire legend rally drivers Bob Bean and John Midgley,driving Ford Escort andContinue reading “Mintex Rally returns to Bradford”

Yorkshire Elegance 19-21st July

Despite the very strong tradition of classic cars in Yorkshire, including our own manufacturers (Jowett, Ginetta etc) we have yet to see a really high quality prestigious event in the county. There have been a number of new events such as the Mintex Rally for former rally cars and the Yorkshire Motorsport Festival, but asContinue reading “Yorkshire Elegance 19-21st July”

Carding Shed Features in My Yorkshire TV programme

We are excited to announce The Carding Shed will be appearing in the new Jane McDonald TV series “My Yorkshire” where Jane travels through our great county, highlighting the very best Yorkshire has to offer.  We were thrilled to be chosen to feature in the show and hope you all enjoy watching. The series startsContinue reading “Carding Shed Features in My Yorkshire TV programme”

Body buck for the original Mark 1 P15 V16: Found

The body buck for the original Mark 1 P15 V16, handcrafted in 1949 to help build Britain’s first Formula One car, has been found, and will be used to build Chassis V, the second of three ‘new’ 16-cylinder P15 V16 BRM racing cars.  The body forming jig was created to build the first six BRMContinue reading “Body buck for the original Mark 1 P15 V16: Found”