Nuts & bolts

  • 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. 

  • Be in Brugge

    25 Jul 2011

    Continental Car Tours has launched a four-day tour to the Brugge Classic Car Festival in Belgium from 26-29 August, priced at £249 per person.

  • Senna book makes mega money

    25 Jul 2011

    Hot automobilia item at Silverstone Classic's inuagural sale on 23 July was a copy of Ayrton Senna's 'The Principles of Race Driving', autographed by the F1 legend. Predicted to sell for £180, it made a whopping £1420!

  • C&SC readers enjoy a cuppa

    24 Jul 2011

    A star attraction in the smart new international paddock at this year's Silverstone Classic was the Classic & Sports Car Café - complete with Costa coffee bar, comfy chairs and - of course - copies of C&SC!

  • A date with Amelia

    05 Jul 2011

    The 2012 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance will take place next year on 9 - 11 March.

    The annual show will honour race legend Vic Elford and the iconic Ferrari GTO and feature classes devoted to celebrating the Daytona 24 Hours and the Sebring 12 Hours. See: www.ameliaconcours.org

  • Tucker book makes eBook history

    30 Jun 2011

    Classic car book publisher Veloce has produced its first digital book. Rather fittingly it chose Preston Tucker & Others (C&SC April 2011) as the candidate. The eBook (ISBN: 978-1-845844-31-8) costs £14.99 (or £19.99 as a book). See: www.veloce.co.uk

  • Dress like Fangio

    29 Jun 2011

    Fancy looking like Juan Manuel Fangio? Then stop off at Suixtil’s (ww.suixtil.co.uk) stand at the Goodwood Festival of Speed (30 June - 2 July).

    The famous period race wear label is celebrating the centenary of Fangio's birth with an array of driving gear inspired by the Suixtil clothes he and other famous names competed in.