John Retter was present at the Official Opening of the restored Finishing Straight at Brooklands unveiled by Lord March on Saturday 17th June 2017. Where over 100 historic Brooklands cars and bikes form a stunning Parade for the re-opening of the original Finishing Straight, 110 years to the day the circuit was originally opened.
There’s nothing like the hottest weekend of the year to get motorsport and motoring fans flocking to Silverstone for MGLive! The MG Car Club’s annual celebration, combining an incredible line up of racing with the World’s biggest static display of MG models spanning 90 years welcomed around 15,000 attendees across the two-day event.
Aston Martin Racing has taken victory at the 85th 24 Hours of Le Mans in dramatic style, after Jonny Adam (GB) snatched the GTE Pro lead on the final lap of the iconic endurance race. Partnered by Darren Turner (GB) and Daniel Serra (BR), the trio and their Aston Martin V8 Vantage GTE performed faultlessly to ensure they remained in the hunt for victory right until the death.
Organised in association with the Vintage Sports-Car Club, the event is always held on the weekend closest to the Anniversary of the original opening of the Brooklands race track on June 17th 1907. The two-day festival featured Speed Trials, Driving Tests, the prestigious Double Twelve Concours and Test Hill ascents as well as the official re-opening of the historic Brooklands Finishing Straight. Sue Whyte reports.
Phillip Walker and Howard Rehouse stole title honours for fourth consecutive year in the pre-65 Classic Competition Class at the 2017 Modena Cento Ore. As Phillip Walker stated "There isn't a better event to take title honours the roads, the venues, the organisation, it is the best event of its kind." - This is our story..
From the Adriatic to the Mediterranean, ending as per tradition in Piazza Grande in Modena, the seventeenth edition of the Modena Cento Ore 2017 ran from 6 to 11 June and saw participation by 101 crews from 21 countries, representing 19 different motor vehicle manufacturers.