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Keep up to date with the latest news and events from the world of classic cars.

Max Bartell Silverstone Write Up

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 30th October, 2017

With only 12 minutes of track time and 38 cars, it was hectic. The car was feeling great but traffic was proving an issue and with only a minute left, I managed a clear lap and was P7.

Win a trip to Le Mans Classic at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery!

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 30th October, 2017

Apart from showcasing an array of fantastic classics owned by members of our car club partners, we’ve giving you the opportunity to win an amazing trip to Le Mans Classics 2018, courtesy of Travel Destinations!

Wheeler Dealers go head to head for #ClassicRumble charity auction

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 30th October, 2017

Silverstone Auctions will auction two charity lots donated by Mike Brewer and Ant Anstead as part of the Lancaster Insurance #ClassicRumble.

History's most infamous vehicles

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 26th October, 2017

Revealed: Seven great classic cars that started out in very mixed circumstances

Lancaster Insurance focuses on their car club family at the Classic Motor Show

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 26th October, 2017

Lancaster Insurance, headline sponsor of the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show with Discovery, has announced its stand (Hall 1-250) will be focusing on car clubs, the heartbeat of the industry.

Club of the month

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 26th October, 2017

The Morris Register is a friendly, thriving and active club for enthusiasts of Morris vehicles (cars, vans and heavier commercials) designed before 1940.

St Ives based Lancaster Insurance has a ball with ‘sweet sixteen’ anniversary

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 24th October, 2017

Last month, Lancaster Insurance celebrated its parent company, Markerstudy Group, ‘sweet sixteen’ birthday. Known for ‘putting the fun into insurance’ the Group’s annual ‘Markerstudy Day’, raised nearly £11,000 in total for charity.

The First Holden Remembered

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 24th October, 2017

This is a vehicle that will need no introduction to any reader from ‘Down Under’ and many Britons will be familiar with the Holden 48-215 – aka the FX. On 29th November 1948, it became Australia’s Own Car, creating a nearly 70-year tradition that ended on Friday 20th October this year when the final Commodore left the production lines.

Lancaster Insurance Pride of Ownership – Remembering The Morris Marina

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 24th October, 2017

There are certain once ubiquitous cars that often cause people to suddenly ask ‘when did I last see one of those?’ It is an extensive list, one to which you could include the Ford Sierra Mk.1, the Austin Montego, the Vauxhall Cavalier Mk. 3, the Peugeot 405, the original incarnation of the Renault 5 – and the Morris Marina.

Motor Sport and Williams Showcase the Famous Rosberg Racing Dynasty in 'Family Ties' Themed NEC Display

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 19th October, 2017

To celebrate the ‘Family Ties’ theme of this year’s Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery, two Williams F1 cars driven by one of the most famous father/son dynasties in the history of the sport will be on display at the NEC show, held 10-12 November.

Stars of the NEC 2017 – The Police Daimler SP250 ‘DART’

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 18th October, 2017

When many people see Jonathan Smith’s ex-London Met Daimler SP250 ‘Dart’, they often wonder why such a car was ever deployed on traffic duties.

First Ten Finalists in Lancaster Insurance Pride of Ownership Revealed

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 18th October, 2017

The first ten finalists in the Lancaster Insurance Pride of Ownership’s autumn competition is an eclectic mix with a selection of cars that are guaranteed to turn any petrolhead. From a traditional British classic to an American stunner, an original adventurer to a fire breathing hot rod, expect the unexpected!

Stars of the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show – The Vanden Plas 1800

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 17th October, 2017

Virtually anyone who has read the history of the British Leyland Empire and enjoyed Keith Adams’ indiscernible website AROnline, will have their own favourite car that was destined never to enter full production.

Restored Retro Porsche is the First Finalist in Lancaster Insurance Pride of Ownership

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 17th October, 2017

A beautifully restored 1973 Porsche 914-4 has been selected as the first finalist in the Lancaster Insurance Pride of Ownership’s autumn competition.