Some of our favourite sites. (bookmark us first before you leave though!)
Things To Buy:- Automobilia
and other treasures
Young Motor Sport Memorabilia. (formerly "Motormedia")
Long-time Motorsport journalist and Splendid Whizzerist. Hundreds
of Rare books and pieces ofMotoring memorabilia. (site design by yours
Motor Sport Memorabilia
A dealer in evocative motor sport related treasures. (another
of my sites!-PR)
Auctioneers. Guy Loveridge is an
automobilia specialist, enthusiastic collector, historic racer and general
all round good egg.
www.jonniejumble.co.uk British vintage & classic cars and commercial vehicle
parts and services.
Andrew Knowles Woodturning and bespoke picture frames. Beautiful stuff
from a SWA member!
Surrey Sports and
That's MG Bits and Jeremy to most of us. The official website of the
home of classic car mending and cups of tea in murky mugs.
MG and Austin Healey panelwork manufacturer, Sprite/Midget expert and
general Good Egg.
Bits to make Sprites and Midgets go faster (recommended!....)
Surrey Automotive Specialists. Tiny Tim's bonkers oriental road rockets,
rolling road and non-stop banter emporium.
Old Things R Limited. New Zealand based web site with a large stock
of Sales Brochures, Automotive Literature, Collectable Books etc.
Formerly Brooks auctions. Robert Brooks is a classic car auctioneer
and the only man apart from Rob to drive an Ecclestone Whizzer (what's
Chater's Motoring Bookshop
Purveyors of Splendid Whizzer literature to the terminally addicted.
Home of the attempt on the Electrically powered record at Pendine Sands
by a Campbell descendant.
New and much improved website for the birthplace of British motorsport
and aviation. Also home of the "Whizzer In Chief" the mighty 24 litre Napier
Great name for a beautifully executed site. A classic car web magazine
with a heavy emphasis on racing. recommended.
The British Racing Driver's
The official site of the BRDC. You'll need a sound card to hear the
frenetic Murray Walker opening soundtrack..
The Vintage Sports Car Club. Does exactly what it says on the tin.
Vintage sports cars, hiilclimbs, sprint events etc. All with old fashioned
gentlemanly good humour.
Southern California Timing Association.
Organisers of Bonneville Speed Week.
Don Vesco and the Turbinator Current
Wheel- driven Land Speed Record holder. Sadly Don Vesco died at the end
Goodwood Road Racing
The Festival of Speed and the Circuit Revival. It's all here.
Other Good stuff:
www.aston-v8.co.uk Great links and blogs on the restoration of a couple
of Aston Martin V8s ( the proper OLD ones)
A home - made JET powered go-kart. Plus how to build one yourself!
All you need is a big truck turbo and some sticky backed plastic.
Children - get a grown-up to help you. however, do check out the
site below for a cautionary tale!
Electric Land Speed
Record car. Does exactly what it says on the tin.
Beermountain.com. The Le Mans
camping specialists with our sense of humour. If you've been to LM you'll
understand the title!
story behind the JATO powered Chevy urban myth: One of those
"Darwin Award" stories you doubt is true. - read this guy's account of
what really happened!
Mad, Ireverrant and very rude motoring site. Guaranteed to offend Moped
riders, Mitsubishi Evo drivers, David Coulthard.. in fact everybody. Very
Angle Grinder Man
Death to Wheel Clamps! Destruction to Gatsos! This fearless champion
of driver's rights actually takes an angle grinder to these things while
wearing a Lycra jumpsuit, mask and cape. All very strange but it's good
to know he's out there.... -isn't it?
Kew Bridge Steam Museum
A wonderful place full of really BIG whizzy steam engines. Go on a
weekend when there's steam up and you can stand inside an enormous beam engine
while it operates.
Classic Motor Monthly
The Newspapery thing you get at autojumbles. A good guide to what's
The UK Motorsport Index
Huge directory of great sites for everything even remotely connected
with... UK motorsport.
The National Autocycle and Cyclemotor
Any club with a magazine called "buzzing" has to be good...
Best- The Lockheed Twins site. Absolutely everything you could wish
to know about Lockheed twin-propeller airliners by award - winning aviation
expert and tailfin logo designer Michael Zoeller.
Association of British Drivers.
Death to Gatso cameras! .. Confusion to speed humps!
Wonderful politically-incorrect cartoons for bikers. If you've never
heard of Ogri you have a treat in store. (swear-o-phobes and Volvo drivers
need not apply:)
Veteran Car Club of Great Britain
London- Brighton runners. ( I want a steam car!)
The Shuttleworth Collection.
Old Warden, Biggleswade (how apt) Large collection of vintage aircraft
in flying condition.
Per Thomsen's Sprite/Midget
site. Only in Danish but that doesn't matter too much
as it's full of terrific pictures - quite a bit of supercharger information
Our little knitted friends. Poetic of soul and technically competent with it.
You must have spotted them by now...