Record Turnout for ‘London’s Biggest Show on Wheels’

September 5, 2011
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London now hosts the most popular motoring event in the capital after the second Chelsea AutoLegends. The event, which took place on Sunday, celebrated the swinging sixties and attracted over 8,000 guests despite a downpour half way through the day. Le Mans driver for Peugeot, Anthony Davidson said: “It’s great that London now has a […]

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Clarion propels in-car entertainment to new heights

August 9, 2011
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Looking for the ultimate in in-car entertainment? Look no further then the latest gadgets from Clarion, available for either standard or double sized dashboard apertures. The ‘standard’ sized NZ501E unit features a 6.2” motorised flip-out screen, and its sister, the larger NX501E receiver with integral 7” screen, support AM/FM radio, CD, DVD and MP3 playback. […]

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10 years of modern MG celebrated at ZedTen

August 2, 2011
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The Imperial War Museum at Duxford, Cambridge, played host to more than just old aircraft on Sunday. Not yet classics but by no means modern either, the Zed series from MG Rover has, believe it or not, been going for 10 years now. Enthusiasts swarmed from all over the country to celebrate the birthday of […]

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1,000 E-Types take all the glory at Silverstone Classic

July 25, 2011
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Over 1,000 E-type Jaguars took centre stage at Silverstone on Saturday to celebrate the vehicle’s 50th birthday. The organisers, Silverstone Classic, are believed to have broken a world record with a phenomenal 800 strong cavalcade around the 3.6 mile track, made up entirely of E-Types. Event Director Nick Wigley said: “This weekend has been a […]

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Celebrities to race at Silverstone Classic for Charity

July 18, 2011
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Celebrities hope to cruise past the £25,000 raised for the Bobby Moore Fund  last year by racing 130mph Morgan Roadsters at this weekend’s Silverstone Classic event. The race, dubbed the ‘Celebrity Challenge’, will include Heston Blumenthal, ex-England footballer Luther Blissett, Sky Sports presenter Vicky Gomersall and many more as they race it out for the […]

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Google+ is open for trials but what’s the big fuss?

July 12, 2011
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After a little running around TheTechnoBlog.org has managed to get an invite to start using Google+ before it is officially released to the wider public. For those of you who haven’t heard, Google+ is set to be the next big social networking site. Or is it? I’ve been looking into Google’s latest web offering… When you first log […]

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Goodwood, Festival of Speed 2011 in pictures

July 2, 2011
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This year’s three-day spectacular was heralding the giant steps in motor racing history. From 100 years of Indianapolis 500 to 50 years of the Jaguar E-type and Mini Cooper, there was certainly much reason to celebrate. Here is my gallery of images from Friday the 1st July 2011: All photos copyright © Steve Hayton 2011

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