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  1. Authentic Driving Experience is a First for Disabled Drivers

    For the first time in the show’s history, test drives throughout this year’s Mobility Roadshow at the Telford International Centre ...

    For the first time in the show’s history, test drives throughout this year’s Mobility Roadshow at the Telford International Centre on 27-29 June will take place on public roads around the venue, offering visitors a more authentic driving experience. Full licence holders will be able to test...

    17/06/2013
  2. New Association for Disabled Drivers Launches at Mobility Roadshow 27,28 & 29 June

    New association launches at Mobility Roadshow alongside latest innovations for disabled drivers People with disabilities soon ...

    New association launches at Mobility Roadshow alongside latest innovations for disabled drivers People with disabilities soon to have easy route to specialist driving lessons The Association of Disability Driving Instructors is a new organisation being set up to address the currently unmet...

    06/06/2013
  3. Ford At The 20th Anniversary Of Goodwood

    Brentwood, Essex, 20 March, 2013 – Ford’s FF1, a Formula Ford-inspired 1.0-litre track car will make its public debut in the UK at ...

    Brentwood, Essex, 20 March, 2013 – Ford’s FF1, a Formula Ford-inspired 1.0-litre track car will make its public debut in the UK at the 20th Goodwood Festival of Speed, taking place from July 11-14. The three-cylinder EcoBoost-powered FF1 sits side-by-side with some of the world’s most exotic...

    21/03/2013
  4. Porshe 911 To Be Celebrated At 2013 Goodwood Festival Of Speed

    TRADITION: FUTURE * Goodwood Press Day (20 March) begins countdown to Festival of Speed, 11-14 July * Seven generations of 911 ...

    TRADITION: FUTURE * Goodwood Press Day (20 March) begins countdown to Festival of Speed, 11-14 July * Seven generations of 911 display the genetic code of the iconic sports coupe from 1963-2013 * Porsche 911 marks 50 years with distinctive Central Feature sculpture display at Goodwood *...

    20/03/2013
  5. Nissan Launches Two New Models At Commerical Vehicle Show

    100% electric eNV200 to make its UK debut Eagerly awaited NV200 London Taxi will also feature on the Nissan stand Entry level ...

    100% electric eNV200 to make its UK debut Eagerly awaited NV200 London Taxi will also feature on the Nissan stand Entry level Navara Visia shows affordable route to pick-up ownership Nissan will be showcasing two new vehicles at the 13th annual Commercial Vehicle Show at the NEC Birmingham on...

    18/03/2013
  6. Auto Italia - Brooklands - May 4th 2013

    Over the last 27 years, the Italian Car Day at the Brooklands Museum has grown to become not only the UK’s top event for owners ...

    Over the last 27 years, the Italian Car Day at the Brooklands Museum has grown to become not only the UK’s top event for owners and admirers of all things Italian, but the largest gathering of Italian cars in the country. Several things help to set this event apart. First, there’s the fact that...

    07/03/2013
  7. Toyota Hosts Dream Car Art Competition

    The event is an annual, global competition run by Toyota Motor Corporation with more than 70 countries taking part. It is the ...

    The event is an annual, global competition run by Toyota Motor Corporation with more than 70 countries taking part. It is the third time the event has been held in the UK and Toyota GB received over 600 entrants. The ceremony was hosted by Jon Williams, President and Managing Director. He...

    22/02/2013
  8. Celebrities line up for London to Brighton run 4th Nov 2012

    The Royal Automobile Club is hosting the world's oldest motoring event, the annual London to Brighton Veteran Car Run on Sunday 4 ...

    The Royal Automobile Club is hosting the world's oldest motoring event, the annual London to Brighton Veteran Car Run on Sunday 4 November. One hundred and sixteen years since it was first run, the event will feature 500 pre-1905 vehicles making their way from Hyde Park in London to Madeira Drive,...

    22/10/2012
  9. Regent St Free Motor Show - Nov 3 2012

    On Saturday 3 November, as part of the free weekend of motoring hosted by the Royal Automobile Club, the Regent Street Motor Show ...

    On Saturday 3 November, as part of the free weekend of motoring hosted by the Royal Automobile Club, the Regent Street Motor Show will take place in London from 10.30am until 4.00pm. The event is on the same weekend as the London to Brighton Veteran Car Run and the RAC Future Car Challenge and is...

    16/10/2012
  10. Footman James Classic Motor Show NEC Nov 16-18 2012

    This year’s Footman James Classic Motor Show promises to be the biggest and the best ever as the ultimate event to share your ...

    This year’s Footman James Classic Motor Show promises to be the biggest and the best ever as the ultimate event to share your passion for motoring returns to Birmingham’s NEC from Friday 16th to Sunday 18th November 2012. This year the UK’s biggest classic motoring celebration will span eleven...

    09/10/2012
  11. A GREAT DAY OUT FOR ALL 4x4 MOTORING ENTHUSIASTS! SUNDAY 12th AUGUST 2012

    Simply 4x4, last Sunday, 12th August, a new fixture on the Beaulieu Events calendar, invited owners of 4x4 vehicles, of all ages ...

    Simply 4x4, last Sunday, 12th August, a new fixture on the Beaulieu Events calendar, invited owners of 4x4 vehicles, of all ages and models, from classic Land Rovers to brand new BMW 4x4s, to bring their vehicles to Beaulieu and put them on display in the attraction’s parkland for the day....

    15/08/2012
  12. Motorcycle live 2012 – the countdown is on!

    The countdown to the UK’s biggest and best bike show is officially on! Advance tickets for Motorcycle Live 2012 go on sale at 9am ...

    The countdown to the UK’s biggest and best bike show is officially on! Advance tickets for Motorcycle Live 2012 go on sale at 9am on Monday 20 August, costing just £16 per adult, £10 for seniors and £6 per child* – and if that’s not bargain enough, the first 500 adults to book will pay just £10...

    13/08/2012
  13. Race Retro 2011 ... mud, glorious mud!

    The furious revving of engines, mud flying everywhere and 'spectators' dodging for cover ... and this was just the action in one ...

    The furious revving of engines, mud flying everywhere and 'spectators' dodging for cover ... and this was just the action in one of the Race Retro car parks! Roger Blaxall took the photos, with Paul Simmons and Jon Clare supplying the reports. On the day I was up and out by 07:00 and...

    11/03/2011
  14. Autosport show 2011

    This time last week I was up at five, left Ormskirk at 6 and arrived at the Autosport show, Birmingham for nine. Was it all ...

    This time last week I was up at five, left Ormskirk at 6 and arrived at the Autosport show, Birmingham for nine. Was it all worth it; after all, we’re talking about lumps of metal aren’t we? Okay, the ones at the Autosport show are faster, more colourful, louder lumps of metal than most, but...

    20/01/2011
  15. Autosport/Pistonheads Show 13-16 Jan 2011

    qmotoring/NEC2.jpgA brilliant event with something to suit all motoring tastes; Top Fuel drag cars from Santa Pod, Past and ...

    qmotoring/NEC2.jpgA brilliant event with something to suit all motoring tastes; Top Fuel drag cars from Santa Pod, Past and Present Formula One cars, Stock cars, Rally cars, Supercars, Drift cars, Modified cars. It took all day to manage to see everything as the whole show took up many of the NEC’s...

    18/01/2011
  16. Classics 1 Clarkson (and co.) 0

    You don’t know how much satisfaction it gives me writing that particular headline. It must be my age, but the novelty of ...

    You don’t know how much satisfaction it gives me writing that particular headline. It must be my age, but the novelty of mixing with lots of young and they’re-convinced- they’re-still-young people with their designer frames, loud clothes, boom,boom,boom music and massive baseball caps has well...

    26/11/2010
  17. Heaven on Earth

    You get the feeling of being a kid in a sweet shop as you walk in to the massive halls at the NEC into the sea of shiny paintwork ...

    You get the feeling of being a kid in a sweet shop as you walk in to the massive halls at the NEC into the sea of shiny paintwork and you see all the cars that you normally only see in magazines and TV, in real life. Its hard to know what to look at first. qmotoring/quattro.jpg ...

    20/11/2010
  18. I felt the Earth move

    Santa Pod Flame and Thunder Show 30th October 2010. The ground shook as ‘Shockwave’ set the fastest run of the day at Santa Pod ...

    Santa Pod Flame and Thunder Show 30th October 2010. The ground shook as ‘Shockwave’ set the fastest run of the day at Santa Pod on Saturday. From a standing start to over 240mph when it crossed the line ¼ of a mile later.

    07/11/2010

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