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Lancaster's Top Five Blogs From May

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 19th June, 2017

We understand it's important to spread awareness of the classic car industry and pass on information to the future classic car generation! Working with renowned classic car enthusiast Andy Roberts, we've selected our top five blogs of the month from May.

Club of The Month -June 17

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 17th June, 2017

June’s club of the month award goes to The Volkswagen Type 2 Owners Club. A fitting club and marque for the summer months as the camping season is in full swing and campers/enthusiasts begin to take part in road trips across the country!

Car of the Month: June 17

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 16th June, 2017

For June’s Car of the Month we’ll take a look at the Saab 99 Turbo. Unveiled at the 1977 Frankfurt Motor Show, this was arguably the world's first successful turbocharged production car.

Lancaster Insurance welcomes Max Bartell into its racing family

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 15th June, 2017

Classic car insurance intermediary, Lancaster Insurance is extending its keen association with classic racing by supporting Max Bartell in the 2017 Historic Sports Car Championship (HSCC).

Advert of the Week - Morris Minor

  • Andy Roberts |
  • 14th June, 2017

Every car brochure and advertisement is a window to the motoring of a past world, and some people (all right, me) have a fascination with charting the advertising of long-running models.

The Chiltern Hills Rally 2017

  • Andy Roberts |
  • 13th June, 2017

Many of us have planned a wedding/graduation/anniversary party and found ourselves in the position of being a professional juggler – issuing invites, planning the venue, chasing up emails and receiving phone calls to name but a few parts. For many classic car shows, the unpaid organisers give up their time to perform these tasks on a mammoth scale.

50 Years of the Aston Martin DBS - We Have All The Time in the World

  • Andy Roberts |
  • 12th June, 2017

There are those cars that try ever so slightly too hard to achieve a sense of presence. There are some cars that have a natural sense of absence, ones where you forget their launch, demise and general existence. Then there is the Aston Martin DBS, a prime example of a car that effortlessly dominates.

Forgotten Hero - The Daimler Majestic Major

  • Andy Roberts |
  • 8th June, 2017

I sometimes think that brochures for present-day cars have lost a certain sense of style.

Rare Mercedes-Benz takes centre stage at Lancaster Insurance Classic & Supercars - Sherborne Castle, weekend of 15/16th July

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 7th June, 2017

With Mercedes-Benz as the chosen marque feature for 2017 the event organisers of the Lancaster Insurance Classic & Supercars - Sherborne Castle are delighted to announce that an 1886 Benz Patent Motorwagen replica, kindly loaned by Haynes Motor Museum, designed by Karl Benz and widely regarded as the first automobile ever will be showcased at the Dorset annual event.

'Family Ties' Revealed As 2017 Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show Theme

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 6th June, 2017

The theme for this year’s Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, powered by Discovery, will be ‘Family Ties’. Held at Birmingham’s NEC from Friday 10th to Sunday 12th November, the 240 exhibiting clubs are invited to embrace the theme with their own interpretations.

May #ClassicRumble Update from Mike Brewer and Ant Anstead

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 6th June, 2017

It has been two months since the launch of the #ClassicRumble Charity Build Off and we caught up with our star participants; Mike Brewer and Ant Anstead, about their Charity Projects supporting The Marie Crawford Boyd Foundation and Harrison's Fund.

Gemini Events - Revving up for Ragley Hall Motor Show

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 1st June, 2017

Do You Remember? Ladybird Books

  • Andy Roberts |
  • 31st May, 2017

Classic car enthusiasm often begins at an early age. It can be prompted by literally any encounter with a car, the admiration for an Austin-Healey 3000 owned by a neighbour or via the library at your junior school. It was there that the seeker of automotive wisdom might discover Motor Cars – A Ladybird Recognition Book – where from the first page, you would be irresistibly hooked.

Gemini Events - Cars Out in Force for Catton Hall Classic Motor Show

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 26th May, 2017

Around 700 classic vehicles of all shapes and sized gathered at Catton Hall in Alrewas, Derbyshire, for this year’s Classic Motor Show, spanning 70 years of motoring heritage.