Nuts & bolts

  • 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.

  • Don't miss the Vulcan!

    29 Jun 2011

    The mighty cold war bomber will be making a spectacular return to the Goodwood Festival of Speed this Sunday, 2 July. It's set to thrill with a series of low fly pasts at 1pm. See: www.vulcantothesky.org to help keep it flying.

  • Dates for Donington

    28 Jun 2011

    One for your diary: Organisers of the Donington Historic Festival - which featured  300+ cars on track at this year's inaugural running - have confirmed that next year's event will take place the weekend of May 5-6, 2012.  See: www.doningtonhistoric.com

  • Make your classic's battery last!

    28 Jun 2011

    Look after your classic's battery with this clever de-sulphator tool from classic car restoration tool specialist Frost.

    It costs £39.50 and is powered (using just 60mA) off the battery - making it a 'fit and forget' item. See: www.frost.co.uk for more.