Articles tagged Coys

Page 19 of December 2006 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, December 2006

Matters of moment: auctions

This month's lotGP DelageFranco-British icon will open auction season Racers who know their history will be fighting over one of the prime pre-war cars – the GP Delage which made Seaman famous 1 Seaman Delage Highlight of Christie's Retromobile sale at Paris next February is the Dick Seaman 1927 Delage. In this 1.5-litre eight-cylinder supercharged GP car, modified by Giulio Ramponi, he rivalled...

Page 7 of September 1997 archive issue thumbnail Page 7, September 1997

Silverstone to mark jubilee at Coys '98

Fifty years of Silverstone Circuit will be the theme of the BRDC's seventh International Historic Festival extravaganza, scheduled to take place on July 24.26 next year. The meeting will commemorate the men and machines which have provided half a century's heroic action on the ever evolving motorsport complex, host to every FIA World Championship British Grand Prix since 1987. Silverstone has a...

Page 5 of August 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, August 1999

Brands Hatch GP curcuit goes out roaring

Historic races bade farewell to the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit at the HSCC's annual Historic Superprix on July 3/4 in one of the most thrilling meetings ever to greet the soon-to-be radically revised Kent circuit. Formula One cars were the stars with Duncan Dayton and John Beasley's Brabhams sandwiching Paul Alexander's BRM P261 in a fascinating Pre-'66 Grand Prix car encounter while 23...

Page 4 of December 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, December 2000

Matters of moment

Rockingham and Coys unveil plans for historic festival Coys of Kensington and Rockingham Motor Speedway have confirmed their agreement to establish a historic meeting next May at the track in Corby, Northamptonshire. And if their ambitious plans can be met, it seems set to become an instant classic. Using both the 1.5-mile banked oval and the combined road and oval course, the 2001 Coys Historic...

Page 29 of September 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, September 1991

Letter to readers

A Can of Worms Dear Reader, A spate of letters have arrived recently containing cuttings from various newspapers, but the majority have been cut from issues of The Times. For three days this illustrious newspaper gave a lot of space to looking into the Auction world of old cars, the building of fake old cars and the big business of making fakes respectable and selling them as Replica cars with...

Page 4 of November 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, November 2000

Historic boost

Fans of historic racing stand to benefit from Silverstone's split with Coys of Kensington. While Silverstone presses on with its Historic Festival, Coys will initiate a new event at Rockingham in Corby, Northamptonshire, on 27 May. Peter Maurice of Silverstone said: "The International Historic Festival is established worldwide as the greatest Festival of Historic Racing. The date has moved to the...

Page 54 of September 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 54, September 1996

Less Stress At Silverstone

A new circuit for the Coys Festival was the seal of a great weekend, says Alan Cox. This year's Coys International Historic Festival at Silverstone, in association with Chrysler to begin a five-year deal, was adjudged an overwhelming success on all counts, and was blissfully free of the rancour encountered last year over FIA involvement. One improvement which drew universally favourable approval...

Page 111 of March 2009 archive issue thumbnail Page 111, March 2009

After sales service

Coys has developed its own unique salesroom as an alternative to selling under the hammer at auction Chris Routledge, the managing director of Coys, leans closer. “With some of the sales recently, the auction houses did the best they could,” he says. “But some of the cars at the top end of the catalogues had been on the market for a wee while. So of course those cars didn’t find a home and...

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