The Endurance Rally Association’s inaugural Blue Train Challenge reached a dramatic conclusion in Cannes as the Cadillac that had been leading right from the start of the five-day rally ‘fried a wheel bearing’ and had to retire on the final regularity. This gave the win to Richard and Tom Jeffcoate in the 1938 Riley 16/4 Special.
This weekend Saturday 30th September AMOC Racing will host their season finale on the Silverstone National circuit featuring the annual St John Horsfall Memorial Trophy.
Two incredible Historic Formula Ford 1600 races capped an excellent day’s racing during the Historic Sports Car Club’s race meeting at Snetterton on Saturday (23 September).
The Royal Automobile Club’s Motoring Forum has become a favourite of the London Motor Week festivities and, this year, will take place on Thursday 2 November at the Pall Mall clubhouse, from 10.30am to 3.30pm.
The third edition of the annual Les Grandes Heures Automobiles (LGHA), held over last weekend - 23-24 September - at the legendary banked Linas-Montlhery Autodrome circuit, just south of Paris, was unanimously declared to be the best one yet by both the hundreds of participating competitors, plus the record number of enthusiastic spectators from all over Europe.
Introduced in 2014, the Chopard Regularity Time Trial pits the wits of the drivers and their passengers against the sands of time… and there’s a Chopard Mille Miglia Chronograph, worth £4,900, awaiting the Trial winner. That first Time Trial attracted 52 entrants from the 400 cars on the Run. In 2015, the figure rose to 173 and in 2016 it peaked at 183. But this year a record 313 veterans – 75 per cent of all the runners – will be entering the Time Trial.