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Classic and Sportscar Action Day and Auction at Castle Combe

Castle Combe Circuit welcomes the Classic & Sports Car Action Day on Saturday 30th June, a family day out with charity rides in aid of Wallace & Gromit’s Grand Appeal, the Bristol Children’s Hospital Charity.

The Classic & Sports Car Action Day offers the chance for clubs and drivers to get together, display their cars and get out driving on this historic circuit. Around 1,000 cars are expected on the day ranging from Jaguar E-types, a Daimler Dart, an Alvis Single Eagle, various Marcos to Lotus Elites.

The Castle Combe Circuit will be working with Richard Bishop Motorsport who will be providing cars and drivers to help raise funds for the Bristol Children’s Hospital Charity.

Castle Combe Creme Egg Car

For 2012 there few extras to ensure there really is something for everyone. Cadbury's Crème Egg Car will be there, though not certain to be lapping the circuit. Local businessman Ian Wallace will be bringing along his 1959 Austin A35 which, apart from the colour, is a life size replica of Wallace's Anti-Pesto van that starred in ‘Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit’. 

Homemaker Events will bring its Vintage Trade Marquee and Flea Market. This is a large marquee housing a range of exhibitors from vintage automobilia to art deco jewellery, vintage picnic hampers and more.

Castle Combe FUIGI

And the Richard Edmonds Classic Car Auction will also be taking place on the day with a preview on Thursday 28th and sales and previews on Friday 29th June and Saturday 30th June although entry will be by catalogue only.

The Classic and Sports Car Action Day has been running at Castle Combe Circuit for over 25 years. The event offers the opportunity for drivers to get out on the historic circuit with 15-minute sessions costing £35 on the day whilst the more sedate 3-lap parade sessions cost £15 on the day. Alternatively the charity rides in aid of Wallace & Gromit’s Grand Appeal are £20 for 3 fast laps. Admission into the event itself is £10 in advance / £12 on the day. Children under the age of 17yrs go free.

For further details on the event then please visit www.castlecombecircuit.co.uk. Further details and donations to Wallace &Gromit’s Grand Appeal can be found at www.grandappeal.org.uk whilst to view the catalogue for the Vintage & Classic Cars, Motorcycles and Automobilia auction then please visit www.richardedmondsauction.com.

Comments

Carlene    on 30 August 2012

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