Events of note

February

21 Silverstone (GB)

Pomeroy Trophy fun event kicks off the VSCC's circuit season. Cars old and new compete head to head, with surprising results. 01608 644777. Fax: 01608 644888.

24 Olympia, London (GB)

Brooks sale of Collectors Cars and Automobilia. 0171 228 8000. Fax: 0171 5850830.

27-Mar 1 Homestead (USA)

SVRA 'Spring Fling' series opener brings Monoposto Register's superb single-seaters from the 1950s and '60s to Florida. 001 319 588 5684. Fax: 001 319 588 5750.

27-2 East African Safari Rally (EAK)

FIA World Rally Championship, round 3.

March

2 London (GB)

Coys sale of Important British and Continental Touring Cars. 0171 584 7444.

7 The John Harris Trial (GB)

The classic VSCC Derbyshire Trial, renamed in memory of long-time organiser. Starts at Chatsworth House, 0845, and finishes at Red Lion, Stonedge. 01608 644777. Fax: 01608 644888.

8 Australian Grand Prix (AUS)

FIA Formula One World Championship, round 1.

8 Robin Hood Forest Stages (GB)

Opening round of Motor Sport-supported Safety Devices Historic Rally Championship, based in Nottingham. 01452 790648.

6-8 Sebring (USA)

HSR Endurance Challenge headlined by fourth Al Holbert Memorial for IMSA GTP cars and opening round of the Thundersports Cup series for IMSA, Can-Am and Group 6 machines. 001 888 477 5999. Fax: 001 813 935 9564.

13-17 Killarney (IRL)

Roaring '20s Festival, centres on rally following the route of the original Gordon Bennett Run. 01304 380244. Fax: 01304375581.

14 Brooklands (GB)

Fourth annual Motorsport Day at Britain's oldest circuit, with action for all the family, includes charity auction of motor racing memorabilia in aid of BEN. 01932 857381. Fax: 01932 855465.

21 Oulton Par (GB)

Historic Touring Cars headline the programme for this meeting on the Fosters Circuit. 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. 001 888 477 5999. Fax: 001 813 935 9564.

21 Exmoor Fringe Trial (GB)

Sixth annual event for VSCC members, based on some devilishly tricky hills around Dulverton. 01598 740407 (evenings).

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. 01598 740407 (evenings).

23-25 Portuguese Rally (P)

FIA World Rally Championship, round 4.

27-29 Jarama (E)

VdeV Racing, organiser of the Paul Ricard 24 Hours, spreads its wings to Spain with a 12 Hour enduro for sports racing and GT cars. >00 33 1 69 88 05 24. Fax: 00 33160 84 2657.

29 Brazilian Grand Prix (BR)

FIA Formula One World Championship, Interlagos circuit, round 2.

April

2-5 San Remo (I)

Opening round of the FIA Historic Rally Trophy series kicks off in Italy.

2-5 Savannah (USA)

SVRA's Spring in Savannah event sets racers loose on the super Roebling Road circuit in Georgia. 001 603 643 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. 01353 777353. Fax: 01353 777648.

10-12 Paul Ricard (F)

FIA Thoroughbred Grand Prix and European Sports Prototype Championship openers top the GP de Cote d'Azur bill. 00 33 94 90 74 27. Fax: 00 33 94 90 72 75.

18 Silverstone (GB)

GP Itala Trophy race meeting opens the VSCC season of events for the committed racer. Unmissable spectacle for all the family. 01608 644777. Fax: 01608 644888.

19 Brooklands (GB)

MG Day celebrates the work of Robin Jackson. 01932 857381. Fax: 01932 855465.

29 Argentinean Grand Prix (RA)

FIA Formula One World Championship, round 3.