C&SC has a 5 pairs of free tickets - worth £60 a pair - for the upcoming Cholmondeley Pageant of Power- the spectacular celebration of speed and power on land, water and in the air held in Cheshire from 15-17 July - on offer.The tickets are valid for Sunday 17 July only and include full access to the paddock. Travel to and from the show is excluded and the competition closes at 8am on 7 July. Enter online via our dedicated competitions page (see the WIN tab above). If you're not lucky enough to win, don't despair: there's still time to buy tickets at a reduced rate (exclusive to C&SC readers) by calling 01829 772432 and quoting: CSCPAD. You can also buy tickets online at www.cpop.com.For more on the event, have a read of what the event's organiser's have to say about this fantastic petrolhead gathering, now in its third year:The Cholmondeley Pageant of Power (or CPOP) is an incredible celebration of power and performance held on 15-17 July. The motor show in Cheshire will have fabulous displays of motor racing, power boating, aerobatics and military action. You will see supercars and superbikes past and present roaring along the 1.2-mile track in the magnificent grounds of Cholmondeley castle.Highlights include famous motor racing machines, such as the winning F1 Lotus racing car driven by Stirling Moss at the Monaco Grand Prix in 1961, and the only collection of 4x4 Formula 1 racing cars. See also some of the best of the Tom Wheatcroft collection, which include cars such as the 1938 Auto Union and Jackie Stewart’s 1971 Formula 1 Tyrrell. Other collections include Sinsheim’s 47-litre, fire-breathing Brutus, Formula 1 racing cars from Benetton and Jordan, Lamborghini, AC Cobra, Ford GT40, Ferrari, Porsche and many more. See what the course is like from a racing car's view.Of course, the motor show is not just about racing cars, but motor bike racing too. At the Pageant of Power, there will be the 1958 Norton Manx, AJS H6 Big Port, BSA Gold Star DBD 34, Seeley 500 MK III and many more.It does not stop at motorsport and motor racing. Live military combat power demonstrations, air displays with the aerobatic bravery of the Breitling Wingwalkers, helicopter demonstrations and then there is the awesome power of the F2 Catamarans ripping through the water at incredible speeds.Saturday night will end with an extravaganza of fireworks and music. Gates open from 4pm, with the Mossley Brass Band and Military Marching Band taking to the stage to open the Cholmondeley Firework Concert at 6.30pm. At 8pm, the Manchester Camerata Orchestra will deliver a ‘Last Night of the Proms’ style concert, followed by fireworks. The concert will also include a fly-past by the Royal Air Force.This is a real treat to the senses for the cognoscenti and the family alike and not to be missed.
| 28 Jun 2011