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Hyundai Coupe Cup 2019 Race Reviews with Alex Cursley

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 31st July, 2019

Expectations were high as Lancaster Insurance and I started the 2019 Hyundai Coupe Cup together for the 5th season!

War and Peace Revival 2019

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 30th July, 2019

Lancaster Insurance are immensely proud to have been the classic car sponsors of the five-day military and vintage show – the War & Peace Revival which ran from 23rd – 27th July held at the beautiful Hop Farm in Paddock Wood, Kent.

Car of the month: David Frost's 1966 Ford Mustang

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 30th July, 2019

On 17th April 1964, Henry Ford II unveiled a car at the New York World Fair, one that sold 22,000 units on that same day. It was, of course, the Mustang, the car Ford intended as ‘the working man’s Thunderbird’.

Car Club of the Month: Three Counties Vintage & Classic Car Club

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 30th July, 2019

Based in the Bournemouth Area, the Three Counties Vintage & Classic Car Club primarily draws its members from the counties of Dorset, Hampshire, Wiltshire and Somerset but does have members from as far afield as Cornwall, Worcestershire and Yorkshire.

From 1984 – The 35th Anniversary Hall’ – More Details of NEC Classic Celebrations Revealed

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 26th July, 2019

As 2019 marks the 35th anniversary of the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery, the organisers have chosen to theme Hall 8 as ‘From 1984 - The 35th Anniversary Hall’. Held at Birmingham’s NEC from 8-10 November, this part of the show is dedicated to marques, models and clubs that have appeared since 1984.

Phew - What a scorcher!

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 25th July, 2019

As the nation braces itself for what could be the hottest day on record, here are a few memories of past heatwave motoring

What makes a classic car valuable?

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 24th July, 2019

Nothing conjures up an image of laidback luxury quite like a classic car. But if you’re considering buying a Bentley or purchasing a Porsche, it’s important that you don’t just leap into the driving seat without checking a few things first.

Meet The Owner - John Fisher's 1966 Austin Mini Convertible

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 22nd July, 2019

When the Mini collector John Fisher takes his Tweed Grey 1966 Austin Convertible for a spin he often encounters one of the following questions - ‘did you cut the roof off it yourself?’ or ‘why hasn’t it fallen in half?’ To which the answer is always, the work was undertaken by Crayford of Westerham in Kent - and their standards were renowned in the UK and overseas.

Meet The Owner - Garry Dickens and His Austin Super Seven

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 18th July, 2019

At first glance, 272 NHY is a prime example of the early Mini, one that bears the “Seven” badging that adorned all pre-1962 Austin versions. But then you notice that the grille does not quite resemble that of a typical De Luxe model, the two-tone Grey and “Almond Green” paint finish and the elaborate interior. Garry Dickens is the proud owner of an “Austin Super Seven”, one of the most short-lived and fascinating aspects of the Mini story.

Lancaster Insurance unveils sponsorship of War and Peace Revival

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 18th July, 2019

Lancaster Insurance has announced it is the classic car sponsor of next week’s War and Peace Revival. The show, a five-day military and vintage festival, will take place from 23rd – 27th July at Hop Farm in Paddock Wood, Kent and is set to welcome thousands of enthusiasts.

Lancaster Insurance Classic & Supercars 2019 preview

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 16th July, 2019

This Sunday (21st July) is the Lancaster Insurance Classic & Supercars Show 2019. The show is once again taking place in the picturesque grounds of Sherborne Castle and we’re thrilled to be headline sponsor for the third year.

Overlooked? Eddie Rattley's Nissan Cherry Europe GTI

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 15th July, 2019

‘The Arna/Cherry Europe has more myths surrounding it than most cars’ observes Eddie Rattley, Nissan expert extraordinaire.

War & Peace Revival 2019

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 15th July, 2019

War & Peace Revival - The five day military and vintage festival takes place at The Hop Farm in Paddock Wood, Kent and brings together not only thousands of classic military vehicles but vintage, cars, commercial vehicles and tractors too! Lancaster Insurance are proud to be the official Classic Car Sponsor for the event.

The Lancaster Insurance Classic American Stars and Stripes

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 15th July, 2019

Last weekend (6th & 7th July), the Lancaster Insurance team made their way to Tatton Park as we were honoured to headline sponsor of the Lancaster Insurance Classic American Stars and Stripes.