Events of note


21 Oulton Park (GB)

Historic Touring Cars headline the programme for this meeting on the Fosters Circuit.

T: 01829 760301. Fax: 01829 760378.

19-22 Sebring (USA)

Sports racers of the 1950s and the Rolex Endurance Series run in support of the contemporary Exxon Superflo 12 Hours classic.

T: 00 1 888 477 5999. Fax: 00 1 813 935 9564.

22 Cadwell Park (GB)

Hotly-contested Flemings Thoroughbred Sportscar Championship kicks-off at Lincolnshire’s mini-Nürburgring.

T: 01235 555552

22 Henry Liddon Classic (GB)

Bath MC’s Historic Rally is a tribute to the great co-driver.

T: 01225 753103

22 The Tour of Exmoor (GB)

One of the largest gatherings of pre-1941 cars in the west this year is expected for the rally. Starts Caernarvon Arms, Brushford, near Dulverton, Devon.

T: 01598 740407 (evenings).

22-25 TAP Rally of Portugal (P)

FIA World Rally Championship, round 4

27-29 Sears Point (USA)

Classic Sports Racing Group’s celebrates 30 years of West Coast Vintage Racing in season-opener at the demanding Californian track.

T/Fax: 00 1 510 736 2823

27-29 Jarama (E)

VdeV Racing, organiser of Paul Ricard 24-Hours, spreads its wings to Spain with a 12 Hour enduro for sports racing and GT cars.

T: 00 33 169 880524, Fax: 00 33 160 842657.

29 Brazilian Grand Prix (BR)

FIA Formula One World Championship, round 2, Sao Paulo


2-5 San Remo (I)

This is the opening round of the FIA’s Historic Rally Trophy series.

2-5 Savannah (USA)

SVRA’s Spring in Savannah event sets racers loose on the super Roebling Road circuit in Georgia. Tr 00 1 603 643 6161

10 Snetterton (GB)

First battle of the season between teams of AC, Aston Martin, Ferrari, Jaguar and Porsche sports racers in the Inter-Marque Championship. 13. 01353 777353. Fax: 01353 777648.

10-13 Paul Ricard (F)

FIA Thoroughbred Grand Prix and European Sports Prototype openers top the GP de Cote d’Azur bill.

T: 00 33 94 90 74 27. Fax: 00 33 94 90 72 75.

10-13 Circuit of Ireland Historic Rally (IRL)

Retro cars in combat on tarmac classic.

T: 01232 426262

12 Argentine Grand Prix (RA)

FIA Formula One World Championship, round 3, Buenos Aires

13 Castle Combe (GB)

Blasts from the past as TVR Griffiths and Aston Martins stretch their engines in Thoroughbred battle on quick Wiltshire track noted for brilliant atmosphere.

T: 01249 782417

18 Silverstone (GB)

Raba Trophy race meeting opens the VSCC season of events for the committed racer. Unmissable spectacle for all the family.

T: 01608 644777. Fax: 01608 644888.

18/19 Thunderhill Park (USA)

TransAm exhibition class adds spice to Historic race meeting at Californian venue. T/Fax: 00 1 510 736 2823

19 Brooklands (GB)

MG Day at the historic banked track celebrates the competition work of Robin Jackson.

T: 01932 857381, Fax: 01932 855465.

19 Cornbury Park (GB)

Aston Martin Owners Club Sprint within the Oxfordshire estate.

NB: This is a strictly non-spectator event.

T: 01353 777353. Fax: 01353 777648.

19-22 Rallye Catalunya-Costa Brava (E)

FIA World Rally Championship, round 5

23-24 Nurburg Ring Festival (D)

Unmissable chance to wring out your road or competition car on the hallowed Nordschleife with Wheeltorque. Now sold out but worth trying for a cancellation.

T: 01429 881812

24-26 Road Atlanta (USA)

SVRA race meeting on wonderful Georgia circuit bidding to host next US Grand Prix.

T: 001 603 643 6161

25-26 Paul Ricard (F)

Inaugural event for pre-65 GT cars in support of GTR’s contemporary European GT Championship.

T: 00 33 1 42 59 73 50

25-26 Tour of Cornwall (GB)

Second round of Safety Devices Historic Rally Championship, based on historic Truro.

T: 01954 232292

26 San Marino Grand Prix (I)

FIA Formula One World Championship, round 4, Imola


2-3 Silverstone (GB)

HSCC’s championship season kicks off at home base. RJB Thundersports and Historic Formula Ford top the bill.

T: 01327 858400

3 Curborough (GB)

Vintage Sports Car Club Speed Trials on the sprint course at Fradley, near Lichfield,

T: 01608 644777

3-4 Brands Hatch (GB)

Spectacular Aston Martin OC race meetings feature Inter-Marque and Anglo-American Challenge series.

T: 01353 777353

3-6 Rallye de France – Tour de Course (F)

FIA World Rally Championship, round 6

10 Spanish Grand Prix (E)

FIA Formula One World Championship, round 5, from Barcelona

10 Wiscombe Park (GB)

VSCC Hillclimb on Major Richard Chichester’s scenic estate near Honiton, south Devon.

T: 01608 644777

16-17 Monza (I)

Coppa Intereuropa race meeting ranks with Silverstone’s Coys Festival and the Nürburgring’s Oldtimer GP as one of the season’s greats.

T: 00 39 392 4821