Events of note

July

26/27 Clermont-Ferrand (F)

Festival Historique will be highlighted by FORCE Classic GP race that includes bumper line-up of V12s.

27 Snetterton (GB)

Round of AMOC Historic Formula Junior Championship.

Tel: 01865 400400

31/Aug 1 Isle of Man (GB)

Manx Historic Rally includes round six of Armajaro MSA British Historic Rally Championship. Tel: 01594 810821

August

2/3 Prescott (GB)

VSCC takes over scenic hillclimb for marvellous weekend with capacity entry assured. Tel: 01608 64777

8-10 Nürburgring (D)

Oldtimer GP remains biggest event of its kind (below). HGPCA, FORCE, Group C, European Sports Prototype Trophy and all FIA's championships are on its bill.

8/9 Snetterton (GB)

Round of Heritage Grand Touring Challenge features in BTCC Saturday evening meeting. Tel: 01508 536239

15-17 Shelsley Walsh (GB)

Festival of Hillclimbing includes host of classic cars alongside rounds of British championship. At least eight ERAs are expected.

16 Silverston (GB)

Round of AMOC Historic Formula Junior Championship features in BARC club meeting. Tel: 01327 857271

23 Harewood (GB)

VSCC speed event season continues with meeting at this Yorkshire hillclimb course. Tel: 01608 644777

24/25 Oulton Park (GB)

Revived Gold Cup meeting celebrates circuit's 50th anniversary (see opposite). Racing headed by events for HGPCA and FORCE Classic GP cars. There will be a full programme of HSCC support races. Tel: 01327 858400

24/25 Brands Hatch (GB)

Heritage Grand Touring Challenge action complements contemporary BTCC racing. Tel: 01508 536239

30 Silverstone (GB)

Annual Bentley Drivers Club meeting is an outpost of traditional club racing. Tel: 01844 208233

30/31 Mondello Park (IRL)

Ireland's biggest historic event includes FORCE F5000 and FIA European series for Historic Touring Cars and Historic GTs. Tel: 00 353 45 860200