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NEC Classic Car Show

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NEC Classic Car Show

The restoration team at Tiltrak are looking forward to the annualNEC Classic Car Show event in November. Hosted by Lancaster Insurance in conjunction with the discovery channel. The event is recognised to be the largest Classic Car show in the UK held across 7 halls at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham. Enabling enthusiasts to share their passion for classic cars with over 3,000 vehicles on display at the 3-day event. Also with other 300 official car and motorcycle clubs in attendance, it’s a great chance to share your stories. Or simply speak with classic car club organisation officials. With regards to discussing the benefits of joining their membership club organisation.

Visitors are also able to experience the thrill and excitement of attending live classic car auctions held during the NEC show. With the additional benefit of watching classic car restoration demonstrations performed by specialists. It’s also the perfect opportunity to attend live presentation talks. By famous motoring celebrities discussing topical classic car related issues.

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With the largest selection of vintage to modern classics on show. The Lancaster Insurance NEC Classic Car Show is a must-attend event for any serious enthusiast. The annual season show finale features historic motorsport and vintage motors. Along with British classics, European exotica and modern hot hatches. NEC Classic Car Show sponsors the Discovery channel will be taking visitors on a historical motoring journey from the 1920s. By documenting the early pioneers of car manufacturing Alvis, Ford, Jowett and the prestigious brand Rolls Royce. Before enlightening classic car enthusiasts with the motorsport cars from the 1940s to 1960s period. Including cars that have been driven by legendary racing drivers including Sir Stirling Moss. Retro modern classic cars will also be on display with hot hatches and the iconic Ford Capri. That have empowered the ordinary working class man to own sports cars.

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The NEC Car Show held in November will also feature retro classic supercars from the 1980s onwards. With motoring heritage royalty Porsche, Lamborghini, Lancia, Aston Martin and Ferrari in attendance.

Classic Cars for Sale

The Lancaster Insurance NEC Classic Car Show is the ideal destination for buyers. When searching for everyday modern retro cars or prestige rare marques. Whether you have a tight budget or unlimited spending bracket, we are sure you’ll find a dream classic car. Enthusiasts who are looking to purchase their first classic car will also have the opportunity to speak with motoring experts to receive invaluable advice. Buying a classic car can also be a good return on investment when compared to interest rates provided by banks or stocks and shares. Also with many classic cars for sale in the dealer’s hall from pristine Concour vehicles to full restoration projects. You are guaranteed to be presented with an eclectic range of options that will suit your budget and or restoration skill level.

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The Lancaster Insurance dealers hall showroom sponsored by the Classic Cars Weekly publication. Has an extensive selection of British, European and American cars available for sale.

Car Restoration Theatre

The longest running feature at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Car Show. Attending the car restoration theatre is the perfect opportunity to learn new skills. By watching vehicle restoration specialists and expert mechanics performing live demonstrations. This year restoration specialists Steve Gilbertson and Michael Coman will be sharing their knowledge. With over 40+ years of combined experience in classic car restoration. They are recognised classic car restoration experts. With Gilbert Michaelson Automotive Restorations providing paint refurbishing, body shop work and mechanical engineering services.

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Silverstone Auctions

Attending the Silverstone Auctions at the NEC Classic Car Show can be a thrilling experience. Watching collectors outbidding each other to own rare classic cars and historic motorbikes. Previous rare and prestigious classic cars sold at the event. Have included a Willy’s Jeep once owned by the legendary Hollywood icon Steve McQueen. Along with a 1984 Rolls-Royce Corniche Convertible previously owned by American crooner Frank Sinatra. Retro modern classic supercars that have belonged to Jamiroquai frontman Jay Kay. Have also gone under the hammer during the Silverstone Auctions held at the NEC Lancaster Insurance Car Show in previous years.

NEC Classic Car Show Autojumble

For anyone searching to find rare classic car parts or spares we recommend browsing the ‘Rumble in the Jumble’. The NEC Classic Car Show Autojumble is notably the UK’s biggest indoor event. With visitors able to purchase hard to find specialist parts. Including unique automotive tools, classic car accessories, badges and memorabilia. With over 650 trade stalls many professional classic car specialist companies are in attendance from around the UK and Europe.

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TT Races

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TT Races

The Isle of Man commonly associated with the Manx Cat and Lady Isabella Laxey Wheel is now more famous for hosting the fastest road race on earth. Due to the Isle of Man not having speed restriction limits on most rural roads. Both amateur and professional motorcycle racing enthusiasts flock to the isle during the months of May and June. To take part in the prestigious Isle of Man TT motorcycle racing competition. With many riders reaching average speeds of around 115 miles. Competitors taking part in the annual TT Races navigate difficult winding roads with sharp bends. Including narrow country lanes for a chance of winning the prestigious Isle of Man Tourist Trophy.

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Michael Dunlop and Tyco BMW

With Peter Hickman and Dean Harrison recording an average speed of over 134mph during the TT Races 2018 event. Can Michael Dunlop improve and beat the average speed during the 2019 TT Races? The Irish motorcycle rider is part of a racing dynasty. With uncle and former World Champion Joey Dunlop achieving 26 TT Race wins. Michael Dunlop has previously held the lap record for the Snaefell Mountain Course senior TT race. With an average speed of 133.962 mph recorded at the TT Races 2016 event. Also, after achieving three more wins competing in the TT races 2018 event. The professional motorcycle rider is now third place on the all time TT Races winners board. With only the legendary motorcycle rider John McGuinness and Joey Dunlop still in front. Michael Dunlop will be representing Tyco BMW this year in association with TAS Racing. It’s great news that the team will also be unveiling the new BMW S100ORR superbike at the TT Races.

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TT Races Sidecar Competition

Since the first Isle of Man TT Race held in 1907. The best riders from around the world are attracted to this prestigious motorcycle sporting event. The original course track designed and organised by the Auto Cycle Club covered a distance of 15 miles. With only road legal touring motorcycles permitted to enter the competition. Due to the increasing popularity of the original events. The track was further increased to 37 miles, creating the familiar Snaefell Mountain course we know today. Also, during 1923 a sidecar TT motorcycle race was launched and soon became popular. With sidecar riders reaching average speeds of around 53mph whilst enduring the 113 mile 3 lap race. The challenging Sidecar TT Race became part of the World Championship motorcycle racing calendar. Between 1960 and 1976 with only 500 cc motorcycles or below applicable for entry.

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Visiting the Isle of Man

Are you visiting the Isle of Man TT races as a spectator or looking to enter the competition? Purchase your ferry crossing ticket with the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company to avoid dissapointment. If you are entering the races, search for your dream motorbike in the Tiltrak motorcycle marketplace with many superbikes and tourers available for purchase from private sellers and dealers across the UK.

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NEC Restoration Show

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NEC Restoration Show

Don’t miss the Practical Classics publication sponsored NEC Restoration show. The annual 3-day event held during March at the Birmingham NEC is a must-attend show. Attracting over 28,000 visitors the event is widely regarded as the fastest growing classic car enthusiast event. Also, with over 150 classic car club organisations in attendance. Visitors can view many rare and collectable classic cars in different states of repair.

NEC Restoration Show Live Demonstrations

During the 3 day event, NEC Restoration Show visitors can watch live project demonstrations. That show full brake system overhauls, head gasket replacement, panel fitting and even paint spraying. The classic car show provides enthusiasts and professional restoration specialists with invaluable insights. Vehicle exhibits at the restoration show include rusty old barn finds. That need extensive repair work to concourse quality pristine classic cars. new restoration show practical classics classic car restoration show bee gees elton john classic car owner clubs uk dinitrol cavity waxes

Lancaster Insurance Pride of Ownership Award

With classic car restoration usually involving many hours of unpaid work during the weekends by enthusiasts across the UK. The Lancaster Insurance Pride of Ownership award provides recognition to these people. To individuals who share the same passion for classic car restoration. Undertaking a classic car restoration project is a major commitment. Usually requiring large financial resources and a lot of dedication. The Lancaster Insurance pride of ownership enables owners to share their unique classic car restoration project stories. Anyone who owns a classic car registered before 2000 is eligible to enter their marque into the prestigious annual event. Then once the competition closes in February, the judges select and short-list 20 classic cars to be showcased at the NEC Restoration Show event. Providing classic car restoration show visitors, with the opportunity to view rare cherished and unusual vehicles. Whilst learning about each individual unique restoration with heartwarming stories. new restoration show lancaster insurance pride of ownership award carol nash barn find cca classic car auctions dinitrol rust converters

Carol Nash Barn Find

With 20 barn finds exhibited at the Classic Car & Restoration Show attendees can vote for their favourite in the Carol Nash Barn Find event. Many of the classic cars at the show have been neglected for over 40 years in garages or covered by tarpaulin outdoors to rust. These iconic classic cars that define British motoring history have been rescued by motoring enthusiasts. Whilst most of the barn finds on display will be restored some will be left to rust in peace. Carol Nash are insurance providers who specialise in classic car owner policies. new restoration show carol nash barn find cca classic car auctions classic car and restoration show march tiltrak dinitrol online shop

Classic Car Auctions at the NEC Restoration Show

During the 2018 NEC Restoration Show, CCA sold 130 vehicles achieving £2.1 million in sales revenue. With only remaining 31 vehicles remaining unsold the CCA Classic Car Auctions event was deemed a great success. Rare classic cars sold that were previously owned by celebrities included a 1977 Mercedes 450 SEL driven by Bee Gees band member Sir Barry Gibb. Other fine classic cars driven by famous music legends included a 1995 BMW E38 owned by Status Quo frontman Francis Rossi. Along with a 1985 Bentley Turbo R belonging to superstar performer Elton John. The annual CCA Classic Car Auctions event gains international attention. Attracting online bids from enthusiasts across the world including New Zealand. With a beautiful 1948 Jaguar ‘Mark IV’ Drophead coupé fetching twice the estimated price at £40,700 with the online bidder based in the Czech Republic.

Visiting the NEC Restoration Show

With over 1000 cars on display at the NEC Restoration show from the 22-24th March 2019. We recommend attending to share your passion for preserving motoring nostalgia with fellow enthusiasts.

Classic Car Restoration

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London Motor Show

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London Motor Show

Book your ticket for the London Motor Show 2019 in association with Drivetribe. The annual show held at the London Excel between 16th-19th May has recently been re-branded. Highlighting the important role innovative technology has throughout the automotive industry. Also, in the Live Drive Arena, visitors will be able to watch precision daredevil driver Paul Swift. Perform spectacular stunts to delight the crowd. The popular built in Britain zone area will also return in 2019 to celebrate iconic British designed or built vehicles. london motor show britain zone car show excel andy entwistle drivetribe mercedes bmw supercars uk

London Motor Show automotive technology innovations

With the latest car models and technology innovations present at the London Motor Show. Car enthusiasts attending the show can get up close and even buy vehicles. There will be many premium automotive brands present including BMW, Mini, Rolls Royce, Mercedes Benz and Bentley. The International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (OICA) recognises the London Show.

London Motor Show president Tiff Needell

Visitors attending the show will have the opportunity to meet motoring legends and celebrities. Along with Tiff Needell the current official London Motor & Tech Show 2019 president. Previous speakers have included SOS TV show presenters Fuzz Townshend & Tim Shaw. Also, building on the success of the 2018 event, show organisers has increased the exhibition floor space. This will be utilised to highlight technology advancements within the UK car industry ahead of Brexit. london motor show drivetribe james may richard hammond excel may car event uk top gear tv presenters

London Motor Show in association with DriveTribe

A wide range of supercars, classic cars, motorsport and motorbikes will be on display. This ensures all fans within the automotive enthusiast communities will be represented. With Drivetribes very own James May and Richard Hammond attending last years show hosting a live chat on the main stage. Will the legendary former Top Gear TV show presenters be appearing again at the 2019 event? Show CEO Andy Entwistle has also announced that the 2019 event will be more interactive. With the Live Arena and outdoor Test-Driving circuit keeping petrol-heads entertained. london motor show tiff needell president international organisation of motor vehicle manufacturers oica

MPEX Lubricants & Additives

To ensure your car is able to deliver optimal performance check out the MPEX range of innovative OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) approved advanced engine lubricants and additives. Available for sale in the Tiltrak automotive motor accessories shop.