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Mike Williams Restorations’ open day

HISTORIC car owners can pick the brains of a team of hugely talented and highly experienced craftsmen when Mike Williams Restorations holds its first-ever open day at its workshops in Bredgar, Kent, on Saturday, October 12. Between them, the members of Mike Williams’ team have more than a century of experience in restoring vintage and … Continue reading

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Glorious new venue for DVCA auctions

ONE of Dorset’s most beautiful country manor houses, Athelhampton House at Puddletown, near Dorchester, is the new location for today’s Dorset Vintage and Classic Auctions’ autumn sale. Ample free parking, a vast marquee and set in some of the most spectacular gardens to be found anywhere in Dorset made Athelhampton, the home of the Cooke … Continue reading

Ecurie Ecosse last hurrah at Kop Hill Climb

THE Kop Hill Climb at Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire, itself steeped in motorsport legend, is proud to host Dick Skipworth’s Ecurie Ecosse race team collection for what is likely to be the collection’s final ever appearance on September 21-22. The cars will also be taking to the hill as a team in what will prove to … Continue reading

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Salon Privé celebrates biggest and best show ever

ANOTHER sun-kissed early September in London saw Salon Privé 2013 draw to a close, following the biggest and most successful show in the event’s eight-year history. World product debuts from BMW for the 2014 X5 M50d and Clark Abel for the ‘Dakar’ Evoque, and European debuts from Spyker for the B6 Venator Spyder and Icona … Continue reading

A Jaguar jamboree at the Goodwood Revival

JAGUAR will have a huge presence at the 2013 Goodwood Revival, which opens its gates tomorrow (Friday September 13) to a sell-out crowd of keen and enthusiastic historic motor racing fans. More than 30 historic Jaguar and Jaguar-powered race cars will be competing wheel-to-wheel at the Goodwood Motor Circuit over the weekend, with racing C-types, … Continue reading

Jaguars galore at next DVLA sale

FOR their inaugural auction at the new venue of Athelhampton House, near Dorchester, on Thursday September 19, Dorset Vintage and Classic Auctions will offer a varied line-up of historic vehicles and automobilia. From a 1917 Ford Model T Sportster and an immaculate 1967 Ford Anglia Deluxe estate, to a 1940 Leyland FK8 fire engine and … Continue reading

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