News items from the 2011 show
A splendid array of dedicated competition machinery was on offer at last week's (Saturday, February 26) H&H sale, which formed an integral part of the 2011 Race Retro Show, Stoneleigh, Warks.
British race ace Johnny Herbert is back behind the wheel at this year's Race Retro, held at Stoneleigh Park, Coventry, from 25-27 February, piloting an historic kart on the HERO-sponsored live rally stage. Johnny will appear at the three day event on Sunday 27th Feb.
Sammy Miller MBE and the Sammy Miller Museum, which houses one of the finest collection of fully-restored motorcycles in Europe including many extremely rare, are bringing two stunning bikes to this year's Race Retro, held at Stoneleigh Park, Coventry from 25-27 February.
Classic Events, with an impressive number of high quality events to its name, will organize the Liege Rome Liege Rally for at least the next five years.
The Classic Touring Car Racing Club returns to Race Retro at Stoneleigh (25th – 27th February) with an exciting stand on Speed Street in association with the Alfa Romeo Owners Club.
The two world famous transport attractions are working together to produce an historic exhibition telling the story of the Ace Cafe with authentic themed cafe tables, memorabilia and cafe racer motorcycles of the era along with lots more besides.
The Monte Carlo Rally celebrates its centenary this year and Race Retro is marking this motoring milestone with a selection of cars from different decades that have competed in this tough event. From 25-27th February, enthusiasts will be able to admire these amazing marques at Stoneleigh Park, Coventry.
A delectable selection of rally cars from the 1970s to the present day are out in force at this year's Race Retro, held at Stoneleigh Park, Coventry from 25-27 February, demonstrating rear wheel, front wheel and four wheel-drive action on the Live Rally Stage, sponsored by Hero.
This year's Race Retro is promising a treat for anyone who likes Italian racing motorcycles, and among the high performance machinery is a legend from the days when technology was seen as an alternative to sheer brute force of big bore displacement engines.
Race Retro is inviting private owners of Retro and Café Racer motorcycles to compete in a concours competition at this year's show held at Stoneleigh Park, Coventry at the slightly earlier time of 25th to 27th February. Supported by Classic Bike, Ace Cafe London and Meguiars, the entrants will be judged by an expert panel with the winners receiving trophies, rosettes, and product packs.
The Mini Cooper Register is hoping to be in a celebratory mood when it gets to Race Retro in February as its team along with its six classic Mini Cooper S cars will have just returned from the prestigious Rallye Monte Carlo Historique 2011 which is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Rallye Monte Carlo 1911-2011.
Think rallying, think Lancia! That's why it will be the celebrated Rally marque at next year's Race Retro when it returns to Stoneleigh Park, Coventry in the earlier slot of 25-27 February. For decades the Italian car-maker, famous for its Fulvia, Stratos and 037 models, has been associated with one of the toughest – if not THE toughest – form of motor sport, which tests a car's strength and durability to the max over many gruelling miles and hours.
Race Retro 2011 will celebrate one of Britain's best-loved, if not THE best-loved, sports cars next year when it returns to Stoneleigh Park, Coventry in the earlier slot of 25-27 February. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Jaguar E-Type's launch at the show will be the drivers and backroom boys who helped forge the car's competition success.
Next year's Race Retro celebrates all that's best in Italian bikes, bringing together machines and riders over three days when it returns to Stoneleigh Park, Coventry in the earlier slot of 25-27 February.
Race Retro promises to bring together the very best in historic motor sport, whether it's on two or four wheels when it returns to Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, at the earlier date of Friday 25th to Sunday 27th February.