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Established in 1988, Holden Vintage & Classic initially specialised in the mail-order sale and manufacture of Lucas electrical products. Now based in Bromyard, Herefordshire, the company has grown to become the number one supplier of vintage and classic car parts, along with accessories, books, gifts and clothing including Belstaff and Aviator jackets, goggles, gloves and helmets. The range of stock is simply enormous, so whether you are restoring a vintage or classic car or preparing for a rally or other motoring event, you will surely find the parts, supplies, and accessories you need, as well as the right tools for the job. You don’t even have to visit the Bromyard shop (although visitors are welcome), as everything may be purchased quickly and easily within the secure online environment of the Holden Vintage & Classic website – just click on the logo above. You will also find links to specific products on our Advice pages.

Lenham is a distinguished name in British motorsport, and Lenham Sports Cars recently regained the use of the company’s old premises at Harrietsham in Kent. Here it specialises in a classic rally, and race car preparation, restoration, sales, and servicing, including engine rebuilds for road and track. As a frequent competitor himself, company boss Andrew Actman has acquired extensive classic rally experience on long-distance events all over the world and prides himself on the quality of work that Lenham Sports Cars offers, no matter how large or small the job might be.

To visit the company website, click on the logo above.

To speak to Andrew, telephone +44 (0)1622 851 309 or +44 (0)7860 744 715 (mobile).

 

Based in West Sussex, William Medcalf Ltd is a highly respected sale, restoration, and rally preparation specialist, passionate about preserving vintage Bentleys and ensuring that owners can experience all the pleasures they offer, not least driving them in the environments they were designed for. Working with enthusiasts worldwide, and with sister companies, The Medcalf Collection and Benchmark Precision Engineering, William and his team of skilled engineering craftsmen offer a complete service that travels with you on your Bentley journey. With many years of expertise and extensive competition and event-support experience, they are supremely qualified to restore these icons of motoring heritage to their rightful stature and to prepare them for events in any part of the world. For more information visit the website by clicking on the logo above, or telephone +44 (0)1730 895 511.

Norfolk Classic and Sports Cars were established in Fakenham, Norfolk, with the aim of providing a precise, reliable and comprehensive service for vintage and classic cars, from expedition and rally preparation to repairs, restoration and general servicing. Over the last 15 years, company founder Robert Kitchen has regularly provided event support services on classic endurance rallies. Including the Peking to Paris and the Monte Carlo Historique, gaining first-hand experience of the problems which competitors often encounter as a result of inadequate preparation. To visit the company website, click on the logo above. To speak to Rob, telephone +44 (0)1328 855 595 or +44(0)7867 516 281 (mobile).

 

Few workshops have the knowledge, skills, professionalism, experience, and commitment to preparing vintage, classic and modern rally cars to the standard required for sporting success. Rally Preparation Services is one such, having prepared the vintage category winner of the 2013 Peking to Paris Rally and a variety of cars competing with notable results in other prestigious events worldwide, including the Mille Miglia and the Monte Carlo Historique. Based in Witney in Oxfordshire, the 12-strong RPS team has extensive competition experience, not least MD Simon Ayris, who founded Britain’s first workshop specifically dedicated to long-distance and endurance rally cars. To visit the company website, click on the logo above. To speak to Simon, telephone +44 (0)1993 358 009.

Rally Round is an Introducer Appointed Representative of Tyser & Co Ltd (‘Tysers’) – an Insurance Intermediary authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, registration number 308648. Tysers are very experienced in providing services to rally entrants and can offer competitive terms. We are confident that they will be able to make all the necessary insurance arrangements you might require on a Rally Round event. An application form will be sent to you upon receipt of your event entry fee or deposit. Having received the completed form, Tysers will issue quotations to you for Motor, Transit & Travel insurance. More information about the company may be found on the Tysers website – click on the logo above. Event-specific application forms may be found at http://www.tysers.com/publications/index.html

Established in 1988, the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs encourages the preservation and promotion of historic vehicles as an expression of our cultural heritage. It works in a variety of ways to uphold the freedom to use such vehicles the road. It does this by representing our interests to politicians and legislators, not just in the UK but the EU and beyond through the Federation Internationale des Vehicules Anciens (FIVA). With more than 500 subscriber organisations as well as individual and trade supporters, the FBHVC represents more than 250,000 historic vehicle enthusiasts and an industry worth £4 billion annually to the UK economy. For more information on FBHVC aims and activities, click on the logo above.

The Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens (FIVA) is the worldwide organisation dedicated to the preservation, protection, and promotion of historic vehicles and related culture. It preserves historic vehicles, related artefacts and records through research and cataloguing. Also, the development of guidelines, standards, and education to ensure that authentic examples of the automotive past are available for future generations. It protects the responsible use of historic vehicles through legislative monitoring, the development of recommended policies, specific supportive action and effective relations with national and international authorities. Also, it promotes historic vehicle culture through communication, development of international events, forums, and seminars. It provides formal recognition and support for activities that are consistent with these ideals.

For more than two decades, CARS (Classic Automotive Relocation Services) has looked after some of the most irreplaceable motorcars in the world. If you need your vehicle transported – CARS have the expertise and experience to ensure it arrives in perfect condition, on time, and with no unexpected costs.  CARS are able to action any shipping request through its own offices in the UK, New York, Los Angeles, Dubai and Japan, and via its network of global agents. Whether your vehicle needs to be transported by road, sea or air freight, please get in touch and allow CARS to take the worry and stress out of your shipment needs.

“A stupendous rally, really outstanding. Extremely well organised and action packed. An abiding memory will be of the great camaraderie and endless laughter.
We cannot think of a single thing that would have made it better”

Adrian & Barbara Shooter (1930 Ford Model A) – The Road to Mandalay Rally 2014

“Thank you for three unforgettable weeks, the mixture of laughter, friendship, culture, history, driving and fun. What a cocktail!”

 

Xavier del Marmol & Ines Bodmer (1937 Chevrolet Master DeLuxe) – The Thunder Dragon Rally 2015

“Retro-Speed magazine can thoroughly recommend Paris-Madrid. A great event and great fun but still a challenge. We enjoyed every minute”

Peter Baker (1939 Citroen Traction Avant) – Paris-Madrid Rally 2014

“Words cannot express how amazing this rally was – truly a once in a lifetime experience!”

David & Adele Cohen (1931 Ford Model A) – The Thunder Dragon Rally 2015

“What a trip! Another fantastic Rally Round effort – seamless logistics, excellent route and wonderful activities. Once again you and your team created a superb experience. We had a fantastic time in Japan and we look forward to our next outing!”

Paddy Walker & team (1937 Buick Coupe) – The Samurai Challenge 2017

“This wonderful rally will live long in the memory”

Octane magazine – Paris-Madrid Rally 2013

“The best, most exciting rally we have ever done”

Xavier del Marmol & Ines Bodmer (1937 Chevrolet Master DeLuxe) – The Road to Mandalay Rally 2014

“A fantastic rally – we thoroughly enjoyed it!”

Ries & Lenie Oostlander (1957 Mercedes-Benz 220S) – The Samurai Challenge 2017

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