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  • September 15, 2021 Porter Press

    BRM revs up for 70th anniversary Revival party

    Seventy years have passed since BRM’s Formula 1 debut at the 1951 British GP. To mark this milestone anniversary, the storied British brand is bringing more than 35 of its racing cars to the Revival meeting at Goodwood this weekend....

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  • September 14, 2021 Porter Press

    The Lopresto Way

    It’s true that anyone can begin a car collection. Having two Cortinas on your driveway probably counts, but you’ll definitely have to pay people to take any notice. A warehouse full of old Mercedes-Benzes is a better proposition, but they’re...

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  • August 31, 2021 Porter Press

    Classic cars, future fuels

    by Malcolm McKay Biofuels are the topic of the moment with the rollout of E10 petrol in the UK and its implications for the Historic vehicle industry. The short answer on E10 is that most classics will run on it...

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  • August 31, 2021 Porter Press

    Radford: Take four

    by Wayne Batty When Rolls-Royce and Bentley dealer Harold Radford branched out into coachbuilding in 1948 with a wood-framed estate car conversion of the Bentley Mk VI, he probably had no idea that it would lead to his name becoming...

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  • August 31, 2021 Porter Press

    Adrian Hamilton

    I was shocked and greatly saddened when Doug Nye emailed to say our mutual very good friend Adrian 'Hammy' Hamilton had died. I had the great pleasure of interviewing his father Duncan, the 1953 Le Mans winner, in the early...

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  • August 26, 2021 Porter Press

    Act now to save businesses and jobs

    * Opportunity to change the law to stop JLR crushing UK replica manufacturers * All enthusiasts need to act now – deadline end of August * Replicas will still be manufactured in non-EU countries, harming UK plc With legal threats,...

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  • August 11, 2021 Porter Press

    Drivers on Drivers – The cutting room floor

      Editing has begun on an exciting new book titled Drivers on Drivers, which is a series of interviews where the racing greats are encouraged to talk about their rivals and team-mates rather than themselves. Because of this, many great...

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  • July 20, 2021 Porter Press

    Discovering your car’s famous first owner

    by Brian Tyrer While reading the Porter Profiles book, Jaguar XK 120 – The Story of 660725, Brian Tyrer discovered an interesting link between his own Aston Martin DB2 and Chan Lye Choon, the first owner of 660725.  I was...

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