Nuts & bolts

  • Newey wins trophy

    31 Mar 2011

    F1 designer and historic racer Adrian Newey has won the Segrave Trophy for 2010. He scooped the honour for the unique achievement of designing championship-winning cars for three different F1 teams - Williams, McLaren and Red Bull.

  • D12 classes revealed

    30 Mar 2011


  • GTO frenzy at Pebble

    30 Mar 2011

    The organisers of the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance on the Monterey peninsula on 21 August are rumoured to have secured entries from 20 Ferrari 250 GTOs. They have a target of 25 which would bring the total value of the Maranello masterpieces on sale to in excess of $500,000,000. Details on the USA's most glamourous concours here.

  • The "dean" has died

    28 Mar 2011

    David E Davis, the man dubbed the "dean of automotive journalism" by Time magazine has died in Ann Arbor, USA aged 80. Always involved with cars, Davis became a legend at Car & Driver magazine before breaking away to form Automobile

  • Tool time

    28 Mar 2011

    Laser Tools is offering a new, free, 400-page catalogue packed with garage goodies for classic enthusiasts. Just call 01926 818196 or visit the website to get your copy.

  • New synthetic oil

    25 Mar 2011

    Carlube has launched a new fully synthetic advanced technology oil to its Triple R range. Carlube Triple R 10w60 fully synthetic is suitable for use in high performance petrol and diesel engines including BMW and Alfa Romeo. It is also suitable for performance racing vehicles. 

  • Italian book sale

    25 Mar 2011

    Publisher Giorgio Nada Editore is having a sale with some great savings on its leading titles such as Abarth, The Man The Machines now €49 instead of €98, plus  the 250-off limited edition of Targa Florio: A 20th Century Epic half price at €150. Click here for details.

  • Simons back on track

    25 Mar 2011

    Legendary Nürburgring tutor Ron Simons is back on track after a German court ruled that his banning - by Nürburgring Automotive - was a breach of Anti Trust laws.

  • Vauxhall open

    24 Mar 2011

    Vauxhall is supporting the annual Drive it Day celebration by opening its Heritage Centre to enthusiasts.  On Sunday 17 April the Centre (accessed via Park Street, Luton) will be open from 10:00am until 4:00pm for anyone to come along in any classic and have the opportunity to view Vauxhall’s own collection of classic cars. There will also be free parking for classics!

  • On principality

    23 Mar 2011

    Bonhams' exclusive Les Grandes Marques a Monaco sale will be held in Monte Carlo on 20 May. The sale, under the patronage of the Grimaldi family, takes place at the Musée des voitures du Prince.