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Stunning rare Fiat 1100 Frua Spider set for Concours

CARROZZERIA Frua is perhaps best known for its design of the Maserati A6G in the 1950s, but the coachbuilder’s first work of art was the Fiat 1100 Frua Barchetta. Heading to Concours of Elegance 2017, the Barchetta’s low-slung modern styling belies its 71 years, ensuring it’ll stand out as it appears in the gardens of … Continue reading

Return of iconic scoreboard at Brooklands

THE restoration of the heart of the Brooklands race track takes another huge step forward on Sunday August 13 with the unveiling of an exact working replica of the giant 12m tall scoreboard which dominated the pre-war Paddock skyline. The ceremonial unveiling of the scoreboard, which has been funded by the Brooklands Trust Members and … Continue reading

Elton’s Ferrari tops £500k

A 1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona, once owned by Sir Elton John, was hammered away by Silverstone Auctions for £551,250 including premium in a £5.5m sale during the Silverstone Classic Motor Racing Festival. The bright red Ferrari (above) wasn’t the only car to draw enthusiastic applause from the crowd, with a 1987 Ford Sierra Cosworth … Continue reading

600 supercars head for Beaulieu

GET set for high-octane excitement at Beaulieu’s Supercar Weekend tomorrow and Sunday (August 5-6), with up to 600 incredible supercars due to take part in the show. Legends of road and track will be in the grounds of the National Motor Museum for an action-packed two-day show. There will be demonstration runs on both days … Continue reading