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London to Brighton Veteran Car Run 2017
Freitag, 29. September 2017

Significant route change for the Veteran Car Run for the first time in 60 years

Participants on the Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run, supported by Hiscox, will be using an alternative route out of the capital this year.
The 400+ pre-1905 veteran cars will leave Hyde Park at sunrise, passing many well known landmarks – Hyde Park Corner, Buckingham Palace, Horseguards and Big Ben before crossing Westminster Bridge.
However, with the centre of Brixton, in South London, undergoing long term road works, participants then will leave London via Kennington, Clapham and Morden, passing through Balham – famously described by Peter Sellers as ‘Bal-Ham, Gateway to the South’ in a 1940’s BBC radio comedy sketch – along the way.

Workshop - Lehrling in Beaulieu
Mittwoch, 20. September 2017

The National Motor Museum at Beaulieu has appointed a new workshop apprentice as an investment in the future of its historic vehicle collection at a time when few specialist workshops are taking on trainees.
New apprentice Emily Leese, aged 18, joins the museum’s experienced workshop team to help maintain and restore its collection of more than 250 historic vehicles. A young woman in an industry traditionally dominated by older men, Emily’s training will help to keep alive the essential skills needed to look after and preserve the museum’s remarkable machines.
When she completes her apprenticeship, Emily will become the first to do so since Museum Manager and Chief Engineer Doug Hill finished his apprenticeship 40 years ago.

Skinner’s Union
Donnerstag, 07. September 2017
  • Burlen Ltd, the world’s sole manufacturer of Skinner’s Union (SU), AMAL and Zenith carburettors, fuel pumps and spares, is gearing up for an exciting appearance at the 2017 Goodwood Revival
  • Situated on the famous high street, Burlen’s striking stand will be showing off all things SU carbs, spares and fuel pumps, together with an exclusive insight into the latest developments of its eagerly awaited SUi carb
  • SUi is a completely one-of-a-kind complete fuelling system, part of which sees a fuel injection device work inside a carburettor to enhance performance and reduce emissions
  • Burlen will also be debuting Skinner’s Union Clothing at the Goodwood Revival, with branded, handmade tweed caps available in ‘Bond’ and ‘Gatsby’ styles
  • Caps will be measured and made by Burlen’s seamstresses and tailors
Dienstag, 05. September 2017


Blazing sunshine saw more than 34,000 motoring enthusiasts from across the world turn out for Beaulieu’s International Autojumble to mark the 50th anniversary of the popular event.
As many as 2,341 stands were packed with elusive classic car spare parts, motoring accessories, literature and automobilia for a busy weekend of trading on September 2nd and 3rd. Not even Sunday’s rain which followed Saturday’s sunshine could dampen the spirits of the dedicated bargain-hunters, who searched for good quality treasure at Trunk Traders.

Beaulieu’s International Autojumble
Dienstag, 29. August 2017

Beaulieu will start up the National Motor Museum’s legendary Lotus 49 at the International Autojumble to mark 50 years of the popular event which began life in the same year that the car was built
The F1 car will roar into life on Sunday September 3rd at 3pm in front of the museum as part of the weekend event. The legendary racing car, which was built in 1967 with chassis number 3, was famously campaigned by Graham Hill and is one of the most iconic racers of its generation. The roar of its 2993cc V8 engine is sure to impress show-goers.
The Lotus is stepping in for the start-up of the museum’s 1950 BRM V16 which has had to be postponed due to technical problems. Testing in the final stages of the BRM’s engine rebuild revealed that a set of oil seals needed to be remade before the project was complete.

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