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News: Join us for Classic Car Twitter Hour

Enjoy talking classic cars? Like seeing photos of cars from when you were young? What about seeing restoration projects? We like all of it and want to encourage enthusiasts to talk together. As big fans of classic cars and Twitter being one of the most popular social media channels, we’re encouraging classic can fans, enthusiasts and owners to come together to talk all things cars. Celebrities from the classic car world have joined in the fun; Edd China & Mike Brewer from Wheeler Dealers, Ant Anstead from For the Love of Cars and Quentin Wilson from Classic Car Show. We want you to get involved too.

News: STARS OF THE LANCASTER INSURANCE CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW – ANTHONY ELLIS AND HIS POLICE MAESTRO CLUBMAN

The name of the 1992 Maestro 1.3 Clubman that belongs to Anthony Ellis is the wholly appropriate “Juliet Maestro’.

Christmas Ant and Mike memorabilia

Christmas Ant and Mike memorabilia

News: #TeamAnt’s racer looks set for an exciting 2018 with its new owner!

Ant Anstead and his team built from scratch a 1950s Grand Prix inspired racer which raised £22,500 at auction for Harrison’s Fund, after Silverstone Auctions kindly waivered their usual fee. Here we catch up with the new owner and hear why he was interested in buying the racer and what his plans are for the year ahead.

News: VIDEO: Lancaster's Restoration Show Highlight Reel (2017)

We've put together a highlight video of our stand and experience at the 2017 Practical Classics, Classic Car and Restoration Show! You can view the video below or on the Lancaster Insurance YouTube Channel where you'll also find our archive of videos from past events.

News: Lancaster Insurance to make charitable donation with each insurance quote and sale made using TeamMike or TeamAnt

Lancaster Insurance has pledged to donate up to £5 to charity for customers who quote the phrases ‘TeamMike’ or ‘TeamAnt’ when they ring up for an insurance policy. Customers who show support to the Charity Build Off by picking a team when they receive a quote will also be helping the Marie Crawford Boyd Foundation (Mike’s chosen beneficiary) and Harrison’s Fund (Ant’s chosen beneficiary).

News: MEET THE OWNER - ROB FOSKETT AND HIS HILMAN SUPER MINX CONVERTIBLE

'I have had a few runs out with the roof down, but as I only bought it last September, I am looking forward to using it in better weather'. With a car such as a Super Minx Convertible, it is quite understandable why Rob Foskett is anticipating the summer.

News: TEN OVERLOOKED TV SERIES WITH GREAT CARS

You never forget the cars seen on television during your formative years, and so here are ten examples of fine machinery in now-forgotten series. Fans of The Danedyke Mystery, Touch and Go, Accident, King Cinder, Potter’s Picture Palace or The Freewheelers will have to wait for anther blog…

News: The Austin K2/Y Ambulance

As with many of my generation, I first encountered the Austin K2/Y via re-screenings of Ice Cold in Alex on television. It is a film that showcases the talents of John Mills and Anthony Quayle at their considerable best and one of the principal characters is the battered but indomitable ambulance, which was one of the key British military vehicles of the Second World War.

News: DVD OF THE WEEK – THE ADVENTURER

Viewing too much late-night television can often lead to your mind playing tricks. Did Harry H Corbett once play a gangster with a taste for Ford Consul Mk. IIs? Was there really a British Z-film in which the private eye anti-hero drove an Austin A30 saloon? And did I dream a 1972 adventure series packed with FE-Series Vauxhalls in which the leading man appeared to have covered himself in glue and then ran through the nearest branch of Brentford Nylons?

News: AUGUST #CLASSICRUMBLE UPDATE FROM MIKE BREWER AND ANT ANSTEAD

The latest updates on the #ClassicRumble projects

News: The 50th Birthday of the NSU Ro80

It is almost impossible to believe that the NSU Ro80 will be celebrating its 50th birthday this year for even if it has been launched in 1977 it would still have looked as though it was anticipating the future.