Silverstone Classic 2016

The Silverstone Classic is one of the most highly regarded classic Motorsport events in Europe, even billing itself as the Worlds’ biggest Classic Motor Racing Festival. I had not visited Silverstone for a race day since the 1986 British Grand Prix, when I was a lad, and Nigel Mansell clinched a last gasp victory from the clutches of Nelson Piquet. …

Donington Historics 2016

In spite of the British weather throwing almost everything it had at it, the Donington Historic Festival presented three days of hugely exciting historic motor racing over the Bank Holiday weekend (April 30th-May 2nd). Classic motorsport fans were treated to a vast range of competition cars from the 1920s up to the 1990s, campaigning in a challenging range of climatic …

DTM (German Touring Cars) 2015 & Porsche cup

As part of my  2,500 mile European roadtrip with the wife in the MX5 (Western France, Southern France, Italian Lakes, Switzerland, Germany, Belgium & Holland) I decided a visit to “The Ring” was on the cards. Fortunately the way things worked out resulted in  a visit on Saturday 26th September which happened to coincide with one of the rounds of …