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Corvette 1953-Present

 

Corvette 1953- Present

The Corvette is regarded as one of the world’s most popular 2 seater sports car with over 1.5 million built and sold since 1953. All corvettes are…

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Added by Jason Hubbard on October 31, 2012 at 4:40am — No Comments

A look back at MG

 

A look back at MG

MG Motors have been around as a car manufacturer for 90 years, having been founded in 1924 by Cecil Kimber. Cecil first started working fitting coach built tourer bodies on the Morris Cowley Chassis known as Morris George Chummey’s. Cecil chose the initials MG for his venture…

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Added by Jason Hubbard on October 30, 2012 at 6:53am — No Comments

Ferrari 308

 

Ferrari 308

 

The 308 is a mid engine sports car produced by Italian car company Ferrari. The 308 was built and designed to replace the Dino 246 in 1975 and was eventually updated to the 328 in 85. The Pininfarina 308 GTB was introduced to the motoring world at the Paris Motor Show in 1975, designed by Leonardo Fioravanti, responsible for some of Ferrari’s most…

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Added by Jason Hubbard on October 25, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

Fiat X1/9

 

Fiat X1/9

The X1/9 is a mid engine sports car manufactured by Fiat from 1972-1982, then between 1982-89 Bertone took over manufacturing the car. The car had excellent handling, was rear wheel drive with a mid mounted gear box. The original X1/9 succeeded a 69 concept car called the…

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Added by Jason Hubbard on October 25, 2012 at 4:44am — No Comments

The Lotus 30

The Lotus 30

The Lotus 30 was the first and only attempt by Colin Chapman to build a group 7/CAN-AM race car. The machine was first built in 1964 and was designed by both Colin Chapman and Martin Wade, with a curvaceous fibre glass body with a pick fork back bone, which was first seen in the Lotus Elan. Lotus…

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Added by Jason Hubbard on September 20, 2012 at 6:10am — No Comments

Simon Ayris & Rally Prep Services

 

Rally Prep Services

Founded in 2006 by Simon Ayris, with 25 years experience of Rallying as a competitor and mechanic, Rally Prep Services and Simon’s aim was to provide a an outstanding service that was second to none. RPS has…

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Added by Jason Hubbard on September 19, 2012 at 8:39am — No Comments

Alistair Rushforth Motorsports

 

Alistair Rushforth Motorsports

 

ARM was founded in 1989 by Tony Rushforth, a former hill climb and rally competitor to help support his son’s (Alistair) fledgling kart racing career. 1996 saw Alistair compete in the Jim Russell Drivers…

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Added by Jason Hubbard on September 19, 2012 at 6:15am — No Comments

Kamaz Masters Team

 

Kamaz Masters Team

 

Kamaz masters team has been around for over 15 highly successful years in the world of motorsport. They are Russia’s premier national off road rally raid team representing Russia in motor racing around the globe.

The team has been under the leadership…

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Added by Jason Hubbard on September 13, 2012 at 3:42am — No Comments

MG Trophy - Thruxton 2012

MG Trophy - Thruxton UK

Well what a weekend that was, closing ceremony of the Paralympics, CarFest North and Hamilton winning the F1 race at Monza. Yet the real action was in a small corner of England at the Thruxton Race Track, where the Evans…

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Added by Jason Hubbard on September 10, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

UK Classic Car Industry Under Threat

New Ruling Planned by Brussels Could Kill the UK Classic Car Industry

Under the new shake up of the MoT system being planned by Brussels could result in thousands of classic cars…

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Added by Jason Hubbard on September 7, 2012 at 4:37am — No Comments

CarFest South

 

CarFest South

Bank Holiday weekend saw the event CarFest South kick off at Laverstone Park. Laverstone Park was founded in 1996 by former Formula 1 driver Jody Scheckter. Today the farm covers approximately 2,500 acres in size.

CarFest is the brainchild of Radio 2 DJ Chris Evans. The…

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Added by Jason Hubbard on August 31, 2012 at 9:09am — No Comments

Revington TR and the TR4 Works Rally Car 6VC

 

 

Revington TR

 

Neil Revington has owned a TR car since 1970, having bought the car as an apprentice for £70. He set up TR Revington, originally named TR Spares South West back in 1981. The company is situated in the heart of the Somerset levels in the South West England…

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Added by Jason Hubbard on August 9, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Red Victor - Worlds Fastest Street Legal Drag Racer

 

Andy Frost has owned Red Victor since 1982 and started drag racing in 1988. Red Victor started life originally as a Vauxhall…

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Added by Jason Hubbard on August 9, 2012 at 5:50am — No Comments

Dino Kart World 24 Hour Record Attempt

 

On July 9-10th two teams made an attempt at the outdoors world karting record over a 24 hour period. In association with…

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Added by Jason Hubbard on August 8, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Paul Anderson & the Porsche 928

Paul Anderson & the Porsche 928

928 Spares is based in Stroud, Gloustershire and is managed by Paul Anderson. Paul is considered as one of the UK’s leading experts on the Porsche 928.  928 Spares carry out a range…

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Added by Jason Hubbard on August 8, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

1949 Bentley Mk6

1949 Bentley Mk6

The Bentley was purchased in 1988 from a Robert Regen in Wales for a mere £780.00. This consisted of a chassis with rear axle, front suspension, 2 drums, 2 rear spring, steering column and 2 Lucas P100…

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Added by Jason Hubbard on July 13, 2012 at 3:17am — No Comments

An Interview with Alistair Rushforth

An Interview with Alistair Rushforth

Alastair has been racing from an early age, first starting Karts working his way up through saloon cars. He currently competes in the MGCC MG Trophy driving a MG ZR…

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Added by Jason Hubbard on July 12, 2012 at 4:35am — No Comments

MG Live Silverstone

 

MG Live

MG Live saw a weekend of MG cars, events and racing at Silverstone last weekend, with an approximate attendance of around 15,00 visitors over the course of the two days, its definitely the highlight of the MG calendar.

The…

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Added by Jason Hubbard on July 6, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

TN Racing

 

TN Racing

 

TN Racing is a professional privateer racing team competing in the MGCC MG Trophy Championships, with no backing from manufacturers or big corporations; they are proof that you don’t need big money sponsorship to get started…

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Added by Jason Hubbard on July 6, 2012 at 6:40am — No Comments

Evans Waterless Engine Coolants set new limits for Liquid Cooling

Water is cheap and an excellent heat transfer fluid, provided it operates within a limited temperature range. Specifically, below 100 C and above 0C. Adding 50% anti-freeze and applying 14.5psi raises the boiling point to 125 C and lowers the freezing point to -35. Surprisingly these additional measures…

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Added by Jason Hubbard on June 18, 2012 at 4:00am — No Comments

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