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The world famous Goodwood Festival of Speed is a spectacular event, that incorporates a hill climb, held in the grounds of Goodwood House, in West Sussex. The highly popular race, against the clock, up a 1.16-mile length of road that runs up towards the main house features historic motor racing vehicles usually driven by motor racing’s elite. It was started in 1993 by the Earl of March, with the idea of bringing motor racing back to the estate which was already steeped in British motor racing history. Not long after read more > >

Britain has a plethora of established motor racing tracks which hold races, for both classic and historic racing cars. Many of these tracks are renowned throughout the world; for example the spectacular Castle Combe Circuit which opened just 18 months after Silverstone, in the summer of 1950, making it one of the longest established circuits in the UK. The motor racing tracks listed below have, over many exciting years, thrilled their huge and enthusiastic crowds with many famous and adored drivers. Many reverved names from the glorious past  include people such as the great Stirling Moss, read more > >

Classic car clubs are often the best source of information on classic cars and are especially useful for those who are thinking of buying a classic car. These famous organizations are run by knowledgeable enthusiasts who can provide expert advice on buying classic cars. They will inform the novice on what to look for and, probably even more important, what to avoid. Many of these clubs publish their own regular magazines, which are not only full of up-to-date news and views but are also often an excellent source of adverts read more > >

Buying a classic car is not always a walk in the park. There are many considerations starting with the impact on those around you. Not every family member is going to be thrilled by driving around in your dream car; there are those who prefer to travel by means of a straightforward, cheaper set of wheels. However, assuming that all is clear to buy on the home front, or you are single with no ties then it is time to make exciting and possibly costly decisions. Luckily when buying a read more > >

The classic motoring scene in Britain will always have plenty of enthusiastic followers, even in tough times. Perhaps this is because a well-restored and maintained classic car doesn’t really depreciate and it’s certainly a much more fun investment than simply leaving money in the bank. Anyone looking to buy a classic car should visit The Classic Motor Show at the NEC in Birmingham as it is ‘the’ place to be if you are an aficionado. If however you’re new to the classic car scene you will love this great show read more > >