August, 2010

This event is the third of the trio of AutoItalia magazine organised displays of Italian cars to take place in the year, and has traditionally marked the ...

Auto Italia at Gaydon – August 2010

Events / Shows


Having had my first taste of the historic Shelsley Walsh hill-climbing venue earlier in the year and enjoyed the experience enormously, it was not difficult to ...

Alfa Romeo Owners Club at Shelsley Walsh – Aug 2010

Events / Races & Hill Climbs / Shows


  For the volume manufacturers, success or failure can largely be ...

2010 Citroen C4 1.6i (CH)

Citroen / Road Tests


When one of the Abarthisti suggested a mid-week meet for those in the London area, it did not take long before someone proposed the legendary Ace cafe as a ...

Ace Cafe – Italian Cars Night – August 2010

Ace Cafe / Events / Shows


Last year I visited the Technik Museum in Speyer, which I found to be a thoroughly diverting place, with lots to see. Less than 30 minutes drive south east, ...

Technik Museum – Sinsheim (D)



The event was held at Wilton House, stately home of the Earl of Pembroke, just west of Salisbury. In only it's second year of being held, the number and ...

Wilton House Supercar day – August 2010

Events / Shows


The VSCC celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2009, and one of the most memorable of the events to mark this took place at Prescott, exactly one year ago. Having ...

VSCC at Prescott – August 2010

Events / Prescott / Races & Hill Climbs


The Goodwood Breakfast Club is now a well established favourite in many people's calendars, and is an event that I have always enjoyed whenever the diary has ...

Goodwood Breakfast Club – 1 August 2010

Events / Shows


  This was the fourth consecutive year in which I attended the Silverstone Classic event, so it would be fair to say that it was likely ...

Silverstone Classic – July 2010

Events / Shows


The virtues and vices of the MINI are well documented in this parish but my latest courtesy car boasted a couple of features that make it worthy of ...

2010 MINIMALIST One 1.6 (GB)

MINI / Road Tests