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Keep up to date with the latest news and events from the world of classic cars.

Seventy Years of the Rover P4

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 28th June, 2019

Just imagine you had obtained tickets for the 1949 London Motor Show and were eager to mentally plan your latest car, even if the domestic waiting list meant a possible delivery date in 1952.

Club Of The Month - The Jaguar XJS Club

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 26th June, 2019

Formed in 2012, the Jaguar XJS is a relatively new club on the scene and is passionate about raising the profile of the marque.

Meet The Owner - Jason Himpson and his two-door Vauxhall Cavalier Mk.I

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 26th June, 2019

‘Filling up can take a while’, remarks Jason Himpson of his 1980-model Cavalier 1600L, for this, is a classic that attracts attention at virtually every filling station or supermarket car park.

Porsche 917 and 962 to star at Lancaster Insurance Classic and Supercars Show - Sherborne Castle 2019

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 26th June, 2019

Derek Bell is to be reunited with the iconic Le Mans winning 917 and 962 Porsches at the Lancaster Insurance Classic and Supercars Show.

BRSCC Mazda MX-5 Championship - Anglesey Circuit

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 24th June, 2019

Brian Chandler and his team were out in full force earlier this month at Anglesey Circuit for the latest round in the BRSCC Mazda MX-5 Championship. Check out their latest video to see how the team got on!

Car Of The Month - Aaron Britton's Datsun 240Z

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 24th June, 2019

There are various forms of courage in returning a classic car to its former glory – such as embarking on the refurbishment of a 240Z despite having a background in finance rather than engineering.

Sarah Coombes - MG Owners' Club Championship

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 24th June, 2019

Here our sponsored driver, Sarah Coombes, talks about her past two rounds of the MG Owners’ Club Championship.

The Ultimate Summer Car? - Bob Hart's Beach Mini

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 21st June, 2019

As the 60th anniversary of the Mini approaches, we will be featuring blogs on the many facets of its story – including the version aimed at the “Jet Set” of bygone days.

Drive It Day 2019 - The Austin Maxi's 50th Birthday

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 19th June, 2019

Cowley on the 28th April was the venue for a rather special “Drive It Day”.

The Allegro From Italy - The Innocenti Regent

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 19th June, 2019

You are looking at one of the more exclusive cars to hail from Italy – one that is now less seldom encountered than a Ferrari Testarossa and rarer than Lamborghini Espada.

60 Years of the BMW 700

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 17th June, 2019

This August sees the 60th anniversary of a small car that changed the destiny of one of Europe’s most famous car manufacturers.

LANCASTER INSURANCE CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW, WITH DISCOVERY, PLANS ‘SUPER SHOW’ FOR 35TH ANNIVERSARY

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 13th June, 2019

The organisers of the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery, are planning a ‘super show’ to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the UK’s biggest indoor motor show this November.

Brian Holdworth's Hindustan Ambassador

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 12th June, 2019

“Icon” – a term that is so overused as to be virtually meaningless.

An Ultra-Rare Renault - Steffan James Mather's 1973 5TL

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 11th June, 2019

Which was the first European FWD hatchback to really impact on the great British motorist?