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Pictures of the week 094

Healey heads for Scotland after DVCA sale

A LARGE number of enthusiasts and collectors attended Dorset Vintage and Classic Auctions’ Summer Sale at Yenston, near Templecombe, Somerset. Of the notable vehicle results, a 1955 Austin-Healey 100/4 BN1 will be driven to its new home in Scotland for £29,700; an immaculate 1923 Maxwell 25 Series Tourer sold for £11,550; and a smart 1971 … Continue reading

Supercars return to Wilton House

THE Wilton Classic Supercar event returns to the grounds of Wilton House, the stately home of the Earl of Pembroke, near Salisbury, on August 4. Now in its fifth year, the show is run by enthusiasts, for motoring enthusiasts, and the WCS team is led by William Pembroke, 18th Earl, a self-confessed petrolhead and lover … Continue reading

Simply Porsche at Beaulieu

MORE than 150 examples of the Porsche marque, spanning a range of models, headed to Beaulieu for the first Simply Porsche event, held in the grounds of the National Motor Museum. All major Porsche models were to be seen, both classic and new, with the 924 Owners Club and Porsche Club GB well represented. Porsche … Continue reading

Pictures of the week 093

Bumper numbers for Beaulieu’s Fathers Day Custom and Hot Rod Festival

THE Beaulieu visitor attraction was a Fathers Day hit as the ever-popular Custom and Hot Rod Festival, sponsored by Custom Car magazine, welcomed bumper numbers of visitors into the parkland. On Sunday, 7,628 people poured into the grounds of the National Motor Museum for the event – an increase of 2,043 on last year’s figures … Continue reading

Pictures of the week 092

Castle Combe’s classic & retro action day

CLASSIC car clubs are out in force in Wiltshire at this year’s Castle Combe Circuit’s Classic & Retro Action Day, on Saturday June 29, with everything from classic family saloons of the 1960s to pure British sports cars making welcome appearances. Bringing the best in true British sports car beef are the TVR Car Club … Continue reading

Jaguars at Lulworth Castle

by Letitia Mace of Xclusively Jaguar THE Wessex Car Show held on Sunday June 9 at Lulworth Castle in Dorset invited entrants from all car clubs and was delighted by the huge response, resulting in a wonderful selection of cars – English, foreign, modern, classic and vintage. The show has grown considerably over the years … Continue reading

Silver Ghosts to re-enact Alpine Rally

FORTY-seven Rolls-Royce Silver Ghosts dating from 1909 to 1926 will set off later this week to re-enact the original 1913 Alpine Rally. This Alpine Centenary Trial will follow the original 1,850-mile route as closely as possible, tackling some of the world’s most spectacular and challenging mountain passes in one of the automotive world’s most gruelling … Continue reading