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Goodwood’s provisional dates for 2015 festivals

GOODWOOD has announced the provisional dates for the Festival of Speed and Revival meeting in 2015. The Festival of Speed, which celebrates the very best from the past and present of motoring and motor sport, will be held on June 25-28, and will open with the Moving Motor Show on Thursday, 25 June. The Revival, … Continue reading

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Austin 7 rally invites the ‘cousins’ to attend

THE Austin 7 is one of the most enduring and endearing of all pre-war British cars. Between 1922 and 1939 some 290,000 were built and more than 8,000 survive worldwide today. The largest rally for these vehicles takes place each year at Beaulieu in Hampshire, home of the National Motor Museum, and is organised by … Continue reading

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DeLorean comes to auction

A PIECE of motoring history is set to go under the auctioneer’s hammer next week in the unmistakeable shape of a DeLorean DMC-12. The famous – or notorious – gullwing-door sports car is listed among the lots on the catalogue for the Dorset Vintage and Classic Auctions’ quarterly sale at Athelhampton House, near Dorchester, next … Continue reading

Unique Aston Martin set for auction

  A 1954 Aston Martin DB2/4 with an incredible story is to be offered in Silverstone Auctions’ two-day sale at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show on November 15 and 16. In February 1954, Frank Defty took delivery of a brand new Aston Martin from a firm in Putney. Almost immediately, he entered his standard … Continue reading

Classic VW Camper tops the bill at auction

COYS ‘Spirit of Motoring’ auction will see more than 70 classic and collectors’ cars going on sale at Ascot this Saturday (October 11). The auction is offering a wide selection of cars dating primarily from the pre-war era to the 1970s, including Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Ferrari, MG and Bentley and Rolls-Royce. The sale will feature a … Continue reading

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