Just uploaded two podcasts and you can hear them on Spotify!
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As I sat listening during the press conference announcing the re-launch and effective re-imagining of the British Motor Show, I had a strong sense of déjà vu.
Rain, cold and blustery wind – that was the forecast the night before and the next morning – and I don’t do brollies. Very nearly put off, I corralled my resolve and went anyway, and I’m so glad I did.
The Concours of Elegance at Hampton Court Palace on the weekend saw 100s of incredible cars on display including 75 historic concours cars and special exhibits.
At the world-renowned Concours of Elegance held at Hampton Court Palace over the weekend, two of the spectacular array of exquisite vintage and classic cars stood out for their unique connection to India. One was a one hundred year-old Rolls-Royce heavily modified by the flamboyant Maharaja Sir Bhupindra Singh, the other a rare 1904 Napier L49 sold to the then richest man in the world, the Nizam of Hyderabad.
Just over a week ago I attended the first ever UK edition of FuelFest, a car meet and show organised by Cody Walker, brother of the late Paul Walker, star of the Fast & Furious franchise. Cody founded the event in honour of his brother and to raise funds for, and continue the work of, the Charity founded by Paul – Reach Out WorldWide (ROWW).
The spectacular FuelFest car show founded by Hollywood star Cody Walker is hitting the UK for one-day only on Sunday 11 August 2019 at the Historic Warren Estate in Woodham Walter, Maldon.
It’s on till Sunday, go check it out. There’s also a live stage with Mike Brewer & Tiff Needell, as well as Caterham Drift Taxis and stunts by Paul Swift in the Live Action Arena.
#ThrowBackThursday to my first ever video car review from around 15 years ago.
The Rolls-Royce and Bentley of car review shows on TV are of course The Grand Tour and Top Gear. Except that they’re not. Not anymore.