Nuts & bolts

  • Envy alert!

    06 Jan 2012

    A new book promises to take you behind the closed doors of some some of the most amazing garages - and classic car collections - in the world. Costing £35, Dream Garages International is by Lee Klancher, published by Motorbooks and has ISBN 978 0 7603 4075 2.

  • New Jag tome

    23 Nov 2011

    There is a new book by Peter Wilson dedicated to the one-off Jaguar XJ13. Published by Paul Skilleter Books it is ISBN 978 0 66857 1 1 and comes in several editions, starting at £75.

  • New MD for FJ

    23 Nov 2011

    Andy Fairchild has been appointed as managing director of insurance company Footman James, responsible for the development of the West Midlands-based broker and management of the company’s 200-plus staff.

  • Sheridan Thynne RIP

    23 Nov 2011

    Sheridan Thynne died suddenly while on holiday with his wife in Egypt. He was a key member of an aristocratic young group that included Piers Courage, Charles Lucas, Jonathan Williams, Charlie Crichton-Stuart and Frank Williams, and remained a life-long stalwart of motor racing. When Williams started his own F1 team, Thynne was a friend and advisor, later playing a major role in the team.

  • Recipe for a deep shine

    03 Nov 2011

    Here's one to get any petrolhead to share the kitchen with their other half: a Dodo Juice's Home Brew Car Wax kit! For £39.95 you get all the ingredients – including the finest Brazilian carnage wax - to knock up a 250ml jar of polish on the stove.

  • A century of the BARC uncovered

    01 Nov 2011

    Local motor sport guru Gareth Rogers has published another epic tome on his favourite subject. 100 Years of the British Automobile Racing Club (ISBN 878-0-7524-61809) is packed with period shots, illustrations and adverts and costs £25.

  • Cholmondeley to avoid rain

    01 Nov 2011

    Next year's Cholmondeley Pageant of Power will take place from 15-17 June, a month earlier than the annual event's usual July slot in a bid to avoid Cheshire's traditionally wetter July. See CPOP for more.

  • Amelia tickets on sale

    28 Oct 2011

    Tickets are now available on-line for the 17th Annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance at the Ritz-Carlton from 9-11 March. Discounted advance sale tickets are $50 per adult and $25 for youths (12-18).

  • More Essen for Coys

    28 Oct 2011

    In addition to its now-traditional auction at Techno Classica Essen in the Spring, Coys Europe has announced a new fixture on Wednesday 30th November at the Essen Motor Show, one of the world's largest motor shows.

  • Clubs unite for 50th

    22 Oct 2011

    The MG Car and MG Owners’ Clubs have joined forces with specialist Moss Europe to publish an MGB golden anniversary calendar (£3), featuring images of club and customer MGBs. Order from Moss Europe.