July, 2014

Over the years, I've managed to attend a wide variety of car events in the UK and beyond, some better known than others, but such are the number offered that it ...

Bromley Pageant of Motoring – June 2014

Events / Shows


I suspect it was the much publicised success of the Goodwood Breakfast meetings which did much to encourage groups of enthusiasts all over the country to copy ...

Shelsley Walsh Breakfast Club – July 2014

Breakfast Meetings / Events / Shows


The majority of car events take place at the weekend, which is hardly surprising, as many of us do have to work from Monday to Friday so as to generate the funds ...

Classics in the Walled Garden, Luton Hoo – July 2014

Events / Shows


Think of a small hatchback, or B-segment car in automotive jargon, and what comes to mind? Ford Fiesta? ...

2014 Mazda 2 1.5 Sport 5 Door (USA)

Mazda / Road Tests


Without the distraction of a World Cup game, and the promise of a dry evening and the long hours of daylight that you get at this time of the year, I was ...

Ace Cafe Italian Night – July 2014

Ace Cafe / Events / Shows


Although there are themed nights at London's legendary Ace Cafe most nights of the week, the purists like me do need to select which ones they attend with care, ...

Ace Cafe Classics Night – July 2014

Ace Cafe / Events / Shows


In the 21 years since some rather tentative beginnings when Lord March wondered whether anyone would turn up to the assembly of a few interesting cars he had ...

Moving MotorShow at Goodwood Festival of Speed – June 2014. Colin’s Report

Events / Shows


The Goodwood Festival of Speed is pretty much the British motorshow in everything but name. But it's not, it really is so much more than that. Quite how Charles ...

Moving MotorShow At Goodwood Festival of Speed – June 2014. Dan’s Report

Events / Shows


Although the Big Name circuits like Silverstone., Brands Hatch and Donington tend to monopolise the column inches with the events that take place at them ...

Classics and Retro Action Day at Castle Combe – June 2014

Events / Shows


It's only a matter of weeks since the massive showing of several hundred Italian cars at Brooklands in early May, so you might think that it would be hard to get ...

Auto Italia and Summertime Classics at Stanford Hall – June 2014

Events / Shows


In the 7 years that the Cholmondeley Pageant of Power has been held, the event has successfully managed to establish its own identity and unique ambience. Taking ...

Cholmondeley Pageant of Power – June 2014

Events / Shows


For most of the 35 years during which there has been a Bristol Classic Car Show, the event has taken place in early February, initially at the now demolished ...

Bristol Classic Car Show – June 2014

Events / Shows