C,D and SS register
Because of the proliferation of high quality replicas, and the disinclination of some owners to make their replica status clear, the American Classic Jaguar Association has set up a Register of C, D and XK-SS Jaguars. Administered by Terry Larson, the Register will list all genuine cars with a continuous history, recording all repairs and component replacements. This should put the brakes on the deliberate misrepresentation of cars, and weed out those “clones” which masquerade under duplicated chassis numbers. Larsen warns that any C or D whose history goes “cold” in the Eighties should be carefully checked. With a thorough listing in hand, honest replica owners can continue to enjoy their cars without the risk of any ill-feeling arising. Terry Larsen would welcome any relevant C, D or SS information. Contact him at 2929 N 82nd St, Mesa, Az 85207, USA. Fax: 602 984 5219.
Southern E-Type day
The International E-Type Register, of the Jaguar Drivers’ Club, will be holding Southern E-Type Day and Lunch on June 11th. This year the break is being made from the more traditional, if static, Stately Home setting to the Prescott Hill Climb course — near Cheltenham, Glos. Well over 100 E-Types are expected to attend, and they will be entitled to ‘cavalacades’ up the 1,127 yard Long Course.
Entry to the Event will be £5 per car. E-Types participating in the ‘cavalcades’, which will run from 10.30 am to 2.30 pm will be charged £10 for as many drives on the Hill as possible to fit in. There is no timing, or contest, and BOC marshals will be present to ensure there is no ‘unsocial’ driving. All drivers will have to sign an indemnity form at the Register Events Unit.
What should be an active Day out among E-Types, and other Jaguars, is supported by spares traders, specialist demonstrations and classes for Concours. And there is the Bugatti Owners’ Club museum to wander round, play area for children.
There will be a professionally catered lunch costing £12.00 per person at the Restaurant, tickets, which must be booked well in advance, can be obtained from the Register’s Secretary: Petronel Payne, Stable Yard, Longwood Estate, Owslebury, Winchester, Hants, S021 1LB. Tel/fax 01962 777321.
1000+ classic cars at Sandown Park show
Be part of the thousands at The Sandown International Collectors Car Fair, 3rd & 4th June.
Now in its fifth year The Sandown Park Collectors’ Car Fair is totally unique amongst classic car shows in as much as all the cars on display are for sale. Last year 805 cars were entered, with 509 selling over the weekend, and over 1,000 are expected this year, including Aston Martins, Ferraris, Jaguar E-Types and other desirable Marques. A new feature this year is an auction sale of 200 plus cars which will be held on the Sunday. As usual there is a major autojumble, spares mart, the largest motor book and literature sale in the country, plus sections devoted to the sale of classic motor cycles, rally cars, motoring art and toys. Onslow’s will be holding one of their sales of fine automobilia and motoring luggage and there will also be sales parades, driving tests, demonstrations etc.
Open to the public: Saturday 10am-7pm, Sunday 10am-6pm.
Admission: Adults £5, Senior Citizen & Children (age between 8-15) £2.50, Children under 8 admission free.
Free Car Parking.
Sandown Park, Esher, Surrey.
If you have a classic car you wish to sell or would like further information about this exciting event then contact the organisers (01763) 261674 or fax (01763) 261414.
BMW Drivers Club
Castle Combe – Jazz & Track action day – Saturday 24th June
Annual Speed driving day and Jazz Concert. This is the biggest outdoor gathering for BMW owners in the UK. Track driving session, many BMW related trade stands, Concours d’Elegance, for further details telephone 01362 691144.
Northern E-Type Day
Northern E-Type Day will be held, for the third year running, at Tatton Park, near Knutsford in Cheshire, on Sunday September 3rd, Around 100 E-types will be on show, forming part of Tatton Park’s large two day festival of Classic cars. There will be Concours competition from Premier to Endeavour classes, traders with spares for sale and the E-type Register Events Unit on hand. Free pass tickets, for those wishing to attend in e-types, can be obtained by sending a stamped/addressed envelope to organiser Stuart Holmes, Bridge House, Park Road, Stretford, M32 9RB