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Cotswold Historic Sporting Trial

At the end of the 4 th Cotswold Historic Sporting Trial event the Historic class was won as usual by Ian Wright but the performance of the day was by Nigel and Jane Bennett who, in such difficult conditions, were only 4 marks adrift. However, there was a surprise change in the usual order in Post Historic when Andy Gowen, driving in his first historic sporting trial in a car he had only seen that morning, with current BTRDA Gold Star trials champion Josh Veale as passenger took the class win on 48 from Richard Rowe on 50.

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Chevron B8 race for 2018 Oulton Park Gold Cup 

The 50th anniversary of the Chevron B8 will be marked with a unique one-make race at the Historic Sports Car Club’s Oulton Park Gold Cup meeting over the 2018 August Bank Holiday weekend.

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Brightwells Auction – Review

Bicester Heritage is celebrating the success of the biggest Brightwells Auction held on the RAF Bomber Station site to date. A massive 105 lots went under the hammer with 70% of them finding new homes. A grand total of more than £1.4 million exchanged hands on the day, as cars ranging from pre-war to modern classics went up for grabs.

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Bespoke Rallies offers a rerun of ‘Greatest Ever Road Race’

Bespoke Rallies is offering classic rally drivers the unique opportunity to follow in the wheel-tracks of none-other-than five times World Champion Juan Manuel Fangio, by contesting the inaugural re-run of ‘the greatest ever road race’ – the Grand Prix of South America.

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Classic Motor Show – NEC

This year's Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, was heralded as the ‘season finale’ as enthusiasts from all over the UK and beyond gathered at Birmingham’s NEC to celebrate another fantastic year for the classic motoring community in style.

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Nicholas Mee & Company plans expansion and relocation in 2018

Nicholas Mee & Company, the Aston Martin appointed Heritage Specialist has announced their ambitious expansion and relocation plans to a new multi-million pound purpose-built facilities in the first quarter of 2018.

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F1 Retro 1980 by Mark Hughes

Grand Prix editor of Motorsport Magazine Mark Hughes is about to publish the second book in his F1 Retro Series. This time focusing on 1980, a year that marked a watershed moment in Grand Prix History. It was the beginning of modern Formula One, as Bernie Ecclestone came into conflict with the traditional sporting authority governing body FISA and its boss Jean-Marie Balestre.

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Jaguar E Type – by Nigel Thornley

Published by Veloce this is the latest edition in their 'Greatest Cars' series and there is no denying the the Jaguar E-Type is definitely one the world's greatest cars, and a true icon of the 60s.

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London to Brighton Run

More than 400 pioneering veteran cars, their drivers and passengers gathered in Hyde Park on Sunday (5th November) waiting for daybreak to signal the start of the annual Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run supported by Hiscox.

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Ascot and Windsor Great Park Rally raises over £6000 for BEN

A local vintage and classic vehicle tour of Ascot and Windsor Great Park has driven to success after raising over £6,000 for a local charity, Ben. Over 100 vintage cars took part in the Ben Windsor Great Park Vintage & Classic Vehicle Tour 2017 as well as four classic motorcycles, all pre-65 registrations.

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