Nuts & bolts

  • Cobras for Laguna

    23 Aug 2011

    With the dust barely settled on the 2011 races at Laguna Seca, the main theme for the 2012 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion has already been announced. And it's Cobras, so expect some thunder in California next August as the Anglo-American hybrid celebrates its 50th birthday.

  • Track at home

    17 Aug 2011

    Gunson has launched the Trakrite Laser System bringing state-of-the-art wheel alignment to the home mechanic. It needs just 10cm ground clearance to operate and should cost you around £90. See Gunson's website for info. 

  • Concours auction

    17 Aug 2011

    The Palos Verdes Concours D'Elegance Auction opens bidding on 1 September 1 to raise funds to support the event, the Palos Verdes Art Center and Palos Verdes Peninsula Rotary Foundation. See the website for details.

  • Vulcan uncovered

    03 Aug 2011

    Want to hear more about the mighty Vulcan that's thrilled Goodwood for the last couple of years? Then don't miss the MG Car Club's evening lecture on the mighty delta wing bomber on 6 October. It's being held in Abingdon and is open to non-MGCC members. See: for more.

  • Balboni to star at Concorso

    03 Aug 2011

    Former Lamborghini test driver Valentino Balboni will be at Concorso Italiano. The marque's elder statesman will again be at the 19 August event at the Laguna Seca Golf Ranch in Monterey to regale fans with stories of developing the Countach and other Sant'Agata icons.

  • New Shelby T-shirts

    31 Jul 2011

    M&P Apparel has launched three new Shelby-themed T-shirts. They will  be available at M&P retailers from 1 August; for more info e-mail customerservice@ or visit the website

  • Gage for Hilton Head

    29 Jul 2011

    Dennis Gage, the host of My Classic Car on the SPEED channel, has been announced as the Honorary Chairman for the 2011 Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance as it celebrates its 10th anniversary from 28 October to 6 November. Gage will be at several parts of the festival on 5-6 November.

  • New man at the helm

    29 Jul 2011

    Gregg Alvarez – formerly of V Eight at Cropredy Bridge and Gama Cars – is the new owner of Jensen specialist Cropredy Bridge Garage in Oxfordshire. Gama had been producing cars (including specced-up Jensens) for 18 months when Bob Cherry, the original owner of Cropredy Bridge Garage, asked if it wanted to buy him out.

  • Design celebration

    27 Jul 2011

    The Mullin Automotive Museum has announced that its latest book, French Curves: Delahaye, Delage, Talbot-Lago, by Richard Adatto – son of Joseph Figoni and curator of the family Figoni Archives – Claude Figoni and Shana Hindswill, be unveiled to the public this August at the 2011 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.

  • More Euro places

    27 Jul 2011

    The organisers of this year’s MSA Euroclassic (4-11 September) have made a few extra spaces available to classic and supercar owners wanting to participate in the 2011 running of the continental touring event. Click here for details.