Thursday 12 September 2013

Sywell Classic Pistons & Props

Sywell Classic Pistons & Props is a new event on the calendar celebrating classic vehicles - both on the ground and in the air. Held at Northamptonshire’s Sywell Aerodrome on the 28th and 29th Sept 2013, enjoy high octane live action, amazing aerial displays, breathtaking classic vehicle displays, great family entertainment, vintage and classic traders.

There will be racing and 1/8th mile sprinting on the runway, static and flying displays including acrobatics and wing-walking, the Wall of Death, classic car parking (pre-register) along with DJs and bands throughout the weekend.

Tickets are £17 on the gate (children 5-15 are £7, under 5 go free)

See the website for weekend/camping tickets

Sywell Aerodrome is just outside Wellingborough, approx 1 hour's drive from Bicester or Snorbens.

Monday 2 September 2013

Coming up...

September's a busy month with a plethora of events to choose from:

Wednesday 4th is the End of Summer Riot at the Ace Cafe for an evening of Hot Rod & Custom based silliness.

This is followed, immediately, by the FIA European Finals at Santa Pod for 4 days of serious drag racing featuring 300 teams in 16 classes including
  • FIA European Top Fuel Dragster Championship
  • European Funny Car Series
  • FIA European Top Methanol Dragsters Championship
  • FIA European Top Methanol Funny Car Championship
  • FIA European Pro Stock Car Championship
  • FIA European / MSA Pro Modified Championship
  • Super Comp
  • Super Gas
  • Super Street
  • Super Pro ET
  • Pro ET
  • Topspeed Automotive Street Eliminator
  • Comp Eliminator
Also on next weekend is the VHRA Hot Rod Races on Pendine Sands, Wales. All 100 competitors' slots have been pre-booked so be ready for a day of Vintage Hot Rod Action on the 7 mile sands. Spectators are £3.

The following Sunday (15th) has Ultra VW's Bug Boogie returning to Wellington Park near Reading, sharing the site with 911 & Porsche World and Classic Porsche magazines. Entry is £7, under 16s go free.

Also on Sunday 15th, the Deaf Dogs for the Blind are having their Late Summer Show just outside Princes Risborough. Along with the Hearing Dogs Fun Dog Show and Scruffts competitions there will be a display of classic and vintage cars - if you want to join the display please let Gemma know in advance.
Tickets are £7 for adults, £4 for kids, under 5s go free.

Finally the weekend of 21st/22nd has the 5th Kop Hill Climb Revival at Princes Risborough. Over the weekend there are 400 vehicles on the hill with a further 200 on display in the paddock, including the Napier-Railton Land Speed Record holder from the Brooklands museum. Further distractions are the Wall of Death, Soapbox kart races and a fly-past by the Battle of Britain memorial flight.
Tickets are £10 for adults, kids under 12 go free.