This is the fascinating story told by a man who was both a devoted fan and a loyal team member of British Racing Motors. Who saw and was involved in the repeated failures and humiliating times of the 1950 s, through the gradual progress of winning minor races to Jo Bonnier winning the first World Championship Grand Prix in Holland in 1959.
After the overwhelming success of William Medcalf Vintage Bentley’s ‘Drive Out’ events in 2017, the West Sussex workshop and showroom is committed to opening its doors to the historic motoring community once again on Sunday 7 January.
John Retter visited Brooklands last weekend where there was an event to celebrate the 120th anniversary of the first motor race in the UK.
Brooklands officially opened their Aircraft Factory and Flight Shed to the public with a grand opening ceremony by HRH Prince Michael of Kent on November 13th. National Lottery players can visit the exhibition Free of charge by showing a lottery ticket from 11th - 15th December.
Specialist auction house, Silverstone Auctions, is inviting quality consignments for its first sales of the New Year, taking place at Race Retro on 23rd to 25th February 2018 at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire.
Morgan Motor Company has today announced its most extreme roadgoing model to date; the race-inspired Aero GT. Using lessons learned from Morgan’s GT3 race victories, the Aero GT is based upon the lightweight aluminium Aero 8 but with an all-new hand-worked, aerodynamically honed body which reduces drag but significantly increases downforce.