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Pictures of the week 142

Simply Porsche at Beaulieu

On Sunday June 22, Beaulieu’s popular Simply Porsche rally, in association with the Independent Porsche Enthusiasts Club, will be welcoming Porsche owners to display their vehicles in the grounds of the National Motor Museum. The rally is open to all Porsche owners, with all ages and models of the marque eligible to join the display. … Continue reading

Pictures of the week 141

Pictures of the week 140

Hollywood stars’ cars under the hammer

A PAIR of classic British sports cars, owned by two of Hollywood’s biggest stars, are set to go under the hammer in Silverstone Auctions’ May Sale, on May 24at Silverstone race circuit. First up is an ex-Jennifer Lopez 1998 Aston Martin DB7 Volante that is rumoured to have been bought as a gift by Ben … Continue reading

Legendary Fiat to run for first time in 100 years at Goodwood

THE Fiat S76, unofficially the fastest car in the world in 1911, will turn a wheel for the first time in over 100 years when it tackles the Goodwood Hillclimb at the Festival of Speed on June 26-29. Just two S76s were produced, with the aim of snatching the records for the flying kilometre and … Continue reading

Iconic Bugatti joins line-up at Bournemouth Wheels Festival

ONE of the most beautiful racing cars of all time, the iconic 1924 Lyons Grand Prix Type 35 Bugatti, is set to create a fantastic fanfare at the new Bournemouth Wheels Festival (May 24-26) as it drives the demonstration course. Bournemouth Tourism has teamed up with the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu, to bring this rare … Continue reading

Pictures of the week 139

Italian car day at Brooklands

MG celebrates its 90th anniversary at Beaulieu

BRITAIN’S favourite classic sports car name reaches its 90th anniversary this year and to celebrate the occasion MG will be the featured marque at Simply Classics & Sports Car being held at the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu, on Sunday August 24. MGs of all ages will be on show from early VAs and TAs to … Continue reading