Concours, The Quail, Royal Range Rovers & Chevy Station Wagons

Podcast with Mathias Doutreleau

Check out my chat with dear friend Mathias Doutreleau who is Founder and Chairman of the Concours d’Elegance Suisse and has created automotive events around the world including the Middle East, Far East and The Quail in California. We talk about his classic ex-Royal Range Rover and he recalls his father’s humungous station wagon they used to cruise around France in and the extremely rare and unique classic Rolls-Royce that still lives in the family. Passionate, insightful and inspirational, if you care for classic cars and automotive events, this is podcast is a must! Find him: https://www.concoursdelegancesuisse.com/ https://www.projectautomobile.com/

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Jay Williams on Australian Car Culture [AirTechnik Podcast]

Meet my Top Tier Patreon Supporter – his Dad worked on the McLaren F1! Great convo – a must listen!

Video podcast chat with Jay Williams of AutoExotica (in Perth, Australia) and AirTechnik in the UK. In this interview talks about his Dad’s love of BMWs, he’s decision to move to Australia from Slough and the diversity and evolution of car culture in Australia. A fantastic new episode in my BrownCarGuy & Buddies series, featuring BrownCarGuy Top Tier Sponsor. https://autoexotica.com https://airtechnik.co.uk https://motrs.com.au https://www.variety.org.au/wa/

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Afro Classics Register Meet

Classic Car Meet September 2021 in London

Just over a year on from covering the Afro Classic Register club meet (link below) I catch up with them again, for the September 2021, as the club gets bigger, more vibrant and a greater variety of cars, plus of course great music, singing, dancing and fun with cool cars – which is everything you come to expect with the Afro Classics Club. Plus the Bentley Art Car (Bentley Unifying Spur) with Kevin Haggarthy.

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Govt Race Report Thinks Racism Doesn’t Exist – WTF?!

Rant: Race Disparities Report not a Rude Awakening, Just Damn Rude!

Thump! The sound of a government-commissioned 258-page report on racism in the UK hitting tables yesterday. Smack! The sound of a slap landing on the poker faces of the perpetrators of this piece of pernicious propaganda. Well, the slap didn’t happen, but it should have, repeatedly. It would have been deserved, repeatedly.

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Love & Cars – More than Half of you have been up to Sexy Shenanigans in your Motor

Valentines day research data confirms high incidence of amorous activity with automobiles

As many as 55% of drivers surveyed by Auto Trader admitted to getting ‘intimate’ in their cars and giving the suspension a bit of a workout. Bizarrely, when broken down by gender, this rose to 61% of men – hang on, were they alone?

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Sue Baker interview on BCG & Buddies!

Original Top Gear Host on Today’s TG & Covering the Hunt-Lauda Rush Era

‘Brown Car Guy & Buddies’ – Sue Baker was one of the original hosts of Top Gear, appearing on 100 programmes over 11 years from 1980 to 1991. She also raced, co-drove with Michele Mouton (in a short-wheelbase Audi Quattro Sport rally car), Derek Bell and others, as well as covering the legendary James Hunt vs Niki Lauda era in Formula 1.

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David Gittens on Ikenga GT – the spiritual Supercar

An incredible person with an epic life story!

Meet David Gittens, the first black supercar designer – he created and built the Ikenga GT supercar over half a century ago – that’s after being a staff photographer on Car & Driver in 1958!

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Black Automotive History (for Black History Month)

Looking at the extraordinary black people that played a part in automotive and motor racing history

Welcome to my latest Bulletin video, and being this is Black History Month in the UK, I thought I’d look at black automotive history. The trouble is, you do have to go digging to find it, and some is perhaps more contemporary than historical, but there are significant events and people stretching right back to the earliest days of mass motoring to talk about.

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Andy Entwistle,CEO The British Motor Show: ‘I Will Reinvent Motor Shows!’

Interview with the Boss of the British Motor Show

Andy Entwistle is the CEO of The British Motor Show. With a massive reboot originally planned for this year, but now delayed to 2021 due to COVID-19, he promises to completely reinvent Motor Shows. And with over 20 years experience in the automotive industry, involved in all aspects from car sales, customer service, online retailing, media content, events and managing the London Motor Show, he is well equipped and well placed to do so. But he’s not entirely without issues, he has a habit, a compulsive and expensive one, somethine he still hasn’t sought help for… he is a serial car buyer. Andy has owned over 150 cars including a Porsche 993 (911) widebody, a Clio Williams and a Nissan Elgrand. He opens up about it in this video!

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