The first expanded pre-Brighton Run motor show in Regent Street was a huge success with 250,000 enthusiasts and passers-by packing out a closed West End area to see the growing mix of veterans and classics in central London.
More than 100 Veterans took part in the Regent Street Motor Show yesterday, along with vehicles arriving after the end of the Future Car Challenge (the eco event that runs from Brighton to London the day before the main Run).
But the biggest change was the inclusion of 50 Jaguar E-Types and 50 Mini Coopers to mark the models' half-centuries.
The Stage, sponsored by the RAC, played host to a celebrity interviews, forums and dance performances, as well as Run participants sharing fascinating historical insights on their cars.
Concours d’Elegance - sponsored by EFG International
1898 Benz (start no 13)
Entrant: Mr Max-Germit von Pein
Driver: Mr Helmut Doring
Concours d’equipe – sponsored by Tindle Newspapers
1903 Oldsmobile (start no 247)
Entrant & Driver: Mr Kurt Dujardyn
Most Historic Veteran Car – sponsored by Motul
1903 Panhard-Levassor (start no 327)
Entrant: Sir George White
Driver: Mr P White/Sir G White
Most Original/Unrestored Veteran – sponsored by Bonhams
1899 Rochet-Schneider (start no 45)
Entrant & Driver: Mr Patrick Calzavara
Judges’ Special Award
1900 Lohner Porsche (start no 88)
Entrant: Mr Ernst Piёch & Mr Andreas Lohner
Driver: Mr Ernst Piёch
Spectators Special Award
1903 Grout (start no 324)
Entrant & Driver: Mr Chris Sorensen
Best German vehicle
1894 Benz (start no 2)
Entrant: Mr Karl-Heinz Rehkopf
Driver: Mr Karl-Helmut Larkamp
1898 Peugeot (start no 24)
Entrant & Driver: Mr Colin Clarke