A decade on from celebrating the Jaguar E-type’s milestone 50th anniversary in record-breaking style at Silverstone, The Classic 2021 will now be saluting the much-loved sportscar’s 60th birthday next summer (30 July – 1 August). As already announced, this summer’s chart-topping ‘Greatest Hits’ racecard will see the return of two spectacular E-Type Challenge showdowns staged on the famous Silverstone Grand Prix circuit. These will now be enhanced by a very special ‘Catwalk’ display spotlighting the evolution of Jaguar’s stunning supermodel plus a special birthday track parade for all E-type owners attending the world’s biggest historic motor racing festival.
With an undiluted love for nostalgia, all those attending The Classic at Silverstone are keen time-travellers and this summer visitors will have some added assistance as they roll back the ages to halcyon days gone by. It is 40 years since the birth of the DeLorean – and that milestone is being marked with a record gathering of DMC-12s for an anniversary display and track parade at this summer’s festival (30 July – 1 August). Retro-fitted with a flux capacitor, Doc Brown’s plutonium-powered scene-stealer immortalised the vehicle, capturing imaginations and transforming the Northern Irish-built coupe into one of the most famous cars in the world.
Hailed as the UK’s friendliest motor show, last weekend’s Bremont Stonor Supercar Sunday (4 July) was the biggest and best yet with more than 400 of the world’s mightiest automotive icons attracting a sell-out attendance. Set in the relaxed atmosphere of the Stonor Park Estate in the rolling Chiltern Hills, this year’s enhanced showcase built on the previous two pre-pandemic successes of 2018 and 2019. The impressive collection of Italian deities – one of the most comprehensive ever assembled – embraced both racing and road versions as well as one of just three 8C coupe models which is currently being recreated using original components.
The London Classic Car Show has been hailed as a massive success by all those who attended the country’s biggest and best classic car gathering for more than a year. With indoor events still severely restricted by protocols, the capital’s premier showcase for discerning classic car owners, collectors, experts and enthusiasts was switched to a new outdoor venue in Syon Park – an inspirational move which provided visitors, traders and car clubs with a very welcome and uplifting opportunity to revitalise passions, businesses and friendships.
Now in its seventh year, this weekend's The London Classic Car Show (25-27 June) is firmly established as the capital's premier celebration for discerning classic car owners, collectors, experts and enthusiasts. On top of celebrating key motoring milestones – notably the centenaries of the Bugatti Brescia and pioneering Lancia Lambda, and 60 years of the famous E-type Jaguar – large displays will showcase standout eras in motoring history under the show's evocative 'Evolution of Design' central theme.
Fifty years ago in 1971, Mercedes-Benz opened a new chapter in the long-running history of its idolised SL sports car with the introduction of the stylish third generation R107 roadster. And that's a golden milestone which will be celebrated later this month at The London Classic Car Show, taking place in Covid-compliant Syon Park from 25 to 27 June. Now to mark the 50th anniversary, the well-respected SLSHOP is putting together a special display of SL models at London's premier showcase for discerning classic car owners, collectors, experts and enthusiasts. Expect to see three different generations of SL models hand-picked by SLSHOP's expert and passionate team.
Nach zwölfjähriger Projektentwicklungs- und Bauzeit ist mit ihr in München-Freimann eine automobile Erlebniswelt in einer neuen Dimension entstanden, ein imposanter Treffpunkt für Liebhaber und Freunde von Fahrkultur und Lifestyle – über 25 der weltweit wertvollsten und exklusivsten Fahrzeugmarken, ein umfassendes Spektrum an automobilen Dienstleistern und spezialisierten Werkstätten, zahlreiche Shops, verschiedene Eventlocations und 22 Tagungsräume, das Vier-Sterne-Hotel AMERON München Motorworld, eine vielfältige Gastronomie und vieles mehr. Der Eintritt ist an 365 Tagen im Jahr kostenfrei.
Two of the world’s most famous Jaguar E-types will top the iconic sportscar’s very special 60th birthday celebrations at The London Classic Car Show (25-27 June), staged at the historic Syon Park. What’s more, the dazzling display will be topped by two absolute E-type legends – celebrated cars that are so revered by the cognoscenti that they are known just by their hallowed number plates: ECD 400 and 49 FXN.
Visitors to next month’s eagerly-awaited The London Classic Car Show (25-27 June) will not only savour dazzling displays featuring hundreds of the world’s finest cars from yesteryear – but they will also be treated to the evocative sights and sounds of their favourite automotive icons in heart stirring live action. Adding yet another captivating dimension to the capital city’s ultimate showpiece for classic car owners, collectors, connoisseurs and enthusiasts, selected exhibits from the show’s central ‘Evolution of Design’ feature will be revving up for special parades on the Lime Avenue at the event in Syon Park, West London.
Last weekend 26 crews and 65 drivers took part in the first endurance event of the 2021 season reserved for historic racing cars on the Nevers Magny-Cours circuit. Despite changeable weather conditions with clear skies interspersed with showers, which caused track conditions that were in perpetual evolution, everybody was delighted to be there. After the never-ending winter break, the many cancellations and postponements caused by the Covid-19 pandemic at last they could again don their driver suits, helmets and gloves and get back behind the wheel of their favourite cars for a long-distance race.
• Syon Park gears up for dazzling post-lockdown automotive celebrations • Special displays to honour Bugatti Brescia and Jaguar E-type milestones • Historic Syon House provides the perfect backdrop for automotive attraction The London Classic Car Show (25-27 June) has warmly welcomed the Government’s decision to move forward with the roadmap to reopen the UK economy as planned.
Around 20 teams have entered for the first Endurance race of the year reserved for historic racing cars, the 6 Hours of Magny-Cours, organised by V de V Sports during the Ascension weekend (14-15-16 May) on the eponymous French circuit. For everybody, it will be a great opportunity to get back behind the wheel and find their marks on the selective Nevers layout after the never-ending winter break and the many cancellations and postponements due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The 6 Hours of Magny-Cours will also provide the teams with an opportunity to prepare for an even more eagerly-awaited event, Les 2 Tours d'Horloge, which will be revived on the Paul Ricard circuit this coming November. The types of car and the regulations of the 6 Hours of Magny-Cours will be identical to those of Les 2 Tours d'Horloge. The organisers have already decided to accept crews comprising four drivers so that competitors can have the same lineup for the big 24-hour endurance event.
Rally the Globe is now gearing up for the return of competitive adventure and convivial camaraderie for teams crewing evocative vintage and classic cars with a revised calendar of much-needed, inspirational events confirmed lately. New calendar confirmed rekindling driving passions. Restart with Cloverleaf rallies in Scotland intended and Yorkshire intended for 21-24 May and 11-14 June.
InterClassics Maastricht postpones show to January 2022 Organisation can’t wait for ‘live gatherings’ The 28th edition of InterClassics Maastricht in MECC Maastricht has been postponed to January 2022. The show is traditionally the first event of the season on the old timer calendar, and was originally planned from 14 to 17 January 2021. However, due to covid-19, the show was postponed to the last weekend in June and has now finally been delayed until 13 to 16 January 2022.
More than 120 iconic cars from yesteryear will be coming under the auctioneer’s hammer at The London Classic Car Show (25-27 June). This summer’s significant sale will not only be a huge attraction for serious buyers and collectors but will also provide those attending the capital’s premier celebration of automotive culture with yet more to admire as all the evocative lots will be on display at Syon Park. Moreover, its addition will provide inspired visitors with the perfect opportunity to join the flourishing classic car movement.