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Best motoring events in February and March 2020

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February 4, 2020
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If you want to splash the cash on some exclusive new wheels there are a number of classic car auctions and motoring events to visit during the spring. 

The car lovers at Adrian Flux have brought together and highlighted the auctions and other events that should make it into your day out diary in February and March this year. We would welcome details of your up and coming motoring events too. 

What: Dubfreeze

When: Sunday, Feb 16

Where: Stafford Country Showground, Weston Rd,  Stafford, ST18 0BD

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A great car show for all the family with 250 trade and autojumble stands, show and shine, owners’ club vehicle displays, charity auction, on-site catering and entertainment throughout the day.  It might be cold but the welcome will be warm. 

What: Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show

When: Feb 18-23

Where: NEC, North Ave, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1NT

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This show has everything you need for your next outdoors experience with more than 400 exhibitors showcasing campaign annd caravanning gear including the very latest leisure vehicles, tents and caravan holiday homes and all the accessories and gadgets for the great outdoors.

What: London Classic Car Show

When: Feb 20-23

Where: Olympia London, Hammersmith Road, Hammersmith, London, W14 8UX

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London’s biggest classic car event which is being held for the first time at its new home. Now in its sixth year, the show is firmly established as the must‐attend event for discerning classic car owners, collectors, experts and enthusiasts.

What: Race Retro

When: Feb 21-23

Where: Stoneleigh Park, Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, CV8 2LZ

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Race Retro showcases every discipline including formula and circuit racing, rallying, hill climbs, touring cars, single marque series, motorcycling, sports and GT cars. From historic to vintage and classic to retro vehicles, it’s all covered here.

What: Silverstone Classic & Competition Car Sale

When: 9am Sat & Sun, Feb 22 & 23

Where: Where: Silverstone, Towcester,  NN12 8TN

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Silverstone Auctions will be returning to Race Retro for the ninth consecutive year, bringing a fine selection of competition and classic cars to market. Top picks include an extremely rare James Bond-style Aston Martin DBS Superleggera with only 45 miles on the clock and an FIA Registered 1959 Jaguar Mark 1.

What: Barons Classic Winter Warmer

When: 1pm Tues, Feb 25

Where: Sandown Park Racecourse, Portsmouth Road, Esher KT10 9AJ

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Cars rather than horses take the centre stage at Sandown Park for the annual sale which features everything from a 1926 Standard Park Lane Saloon to a 54 Triumph TR2 and a 1988 Pontiac Transam. 

What: Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance 2020

When: March 5-8

Where: Amelia Island, Florida, USA

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The annual Amelia Island event will honour American motor-racing legend Roger Penske, while the automotive designs of Harley Earl will also be featured. There will also be an RM Sotheby’s auction, a silent auction, car-club meets, driving experiences, book signings and more.

What: Ultimate Dubs

When: March 10 & 11

Where:  Telford International Centre, St Quentin Gate, Telford, TF3 4JH

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The UK’s largest indoor VAG enthusiast’s event which brings together the ultimate VW, Audi, Seat and Skoda show cars from all over Europe. As well as trade stands featuring accessories, tuning, parts, ICE, wheels, suspension and styling, there will be regional, national and European club stands and many sopecial displays and attractions. 

What: The VolksWorld Show

When: Sat & Sun March 21 & 22

Where: Sandown Park Racecourse, Portsmouth Road, Esher KT10 9AJ

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The VolksWorld Show is Europe’s premier air-cooled VW Show, with water-cooled Transporters also represented. Hundreds of show quality cars, club stands, traders and a whole floor of swapmeet tables is complemented with live music and other VW related entertainment. 

What: Goodwood Members Meeting

When: March 28 & 29

Where: Goodwood Motor Circuit, Chichester, West Sussex PO18 0PX 

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Goodwood’s motorsport opening weekend recreates the atmosphere and camaraderie of the original BARC Meetings held at Goodwood through the 1950s and 1960s. Access all areas across the two days of thrilling racing and demonstrations from the finest historic cars, as well as more modern machines never previously seen at the Motor Circuit. 

What: Practical Classics Classic Car and Restoration Show 2020

When: March 27-29

Where: NEC, Birmingham, B40 1NT

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More than 1,000 sparkling classic cars on show and the chance to buy a 1994 2.3L Audi 80 Cabriolet once famously owned by Princess Diana, if you happen to have a spare £40,000 stuffed down the back of the settee.

What: Techno-Classica Essen

When: March 25-29

Where: Essen, Germany

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A massive motoring event now in its 32nd glorious year. Almost 200,000 petrolheads from 46 different countries made the annual pilgrimage to Essen last year. The show features vintage, classic and prestige cars and motorcycles, motorsport, spares, restoration and mods.

  • If you are involved with a motoring event send the details and your phone number to [email protected] and we will do our best to get it included in our motoring what’s on guide next time round.

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