Silverstone Festival

29 Aug 2023
Silverstone Festival Our busy August continues with Silverstone Festival for the Bank Holiday weekend, four Maserati 250Fs for drivers John Spiers, Klaus Lehr, Simon Hope and Graham Adelman. 
Graham a regular in the HGPCA with his BRM  but this the first time for us to be running his Maserati after substantial work earlier in the year on the car. Simon the first time out with his freshly rebuilt engine .

Testing on Thursday saw all cars run extremely well followed by a good qualifying on Friday ready for a combined front and rear engine race on Saturday and separate front and rear engine  races on Sunday.  John Spiers setting the fastest time for the front engined cars

With over 40 cars on the grid for Saturdays race  including a Talbot Lago that took part in the very first Silverstone Grand Prix 75 years ago, along with an ERA from 1934 making up a huge variety of cars. A class first and second for John and Klaus saw an entertaining race finish with good results.
Sundays front engined race was a little less hectic with 20 cars taking to the grid. John, Graham and Klaus having an overall  second fifth and eighth with first, second and third in class again bringing home the trophies! 

Nurburgring Old Timer Grand Prix

14 Aug 2023
Nurburgring Old Timer Grand Prix The Old Timer Grand Prix at the infamous Nurburgring was the next stop for the HGPCA 2023 season. With over 500 race cars and 60,000 visitors it really is a big weekend for historic motorsport.

Klaus Lehr and John Spiers made the trip with their Maserati 250F's racing alongside a large grid including two more 250F's

Saturdays race being a front engine car race saw the four 250f's battling amongst themselves an amazing sight. John Spiers managing to lead the majority of the race before being overtaken by Mark Shaw in the quicker Scarab. Good results with John being 2nd overall and 1st in Class and Klaus a very happy 6th overall. 

Sunday was a combined race of front and rear engined cars. Despite threats of rain the race remained dry. A huge 30 car grid saw John and Klaus mixing the racing with rear and front engined cars. Final results were 1st and 4th in class , 8th and 18th overall

Full Results below 

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Oulton Park Gold Cup

2 Aug 2023
Oulton Park Gold Cup The latest round of the HGPCA season took us to Oulton Park for the Historic Gold Cup. A full weekend of nostalgic racing.

John Spiers and Guillermo Fierro were competing in their Maserati 250F in both rounds. Both drivers and cars performed outstanding. Johns' experience at Oulton Park giving him the slight edge finishing just in front of Guillermo in class and leading the front-engined contingent finishing 6th overall !. With John and Guillermo finishing both Saturday and Sunday races 1st and 2nd in class with faultless cars a good weekend for everybody. 


HGPCA July Newsletter

20 Jul 2023
HGPCA July Newsletter Link for the latest HGPCA newsletter is below 

The newsletter includes full reports on the Dijon and Zandvoort weekends 



16 Jul 2023
Zandvoort All Set up and ready to go at Zandvoort ,, 

Historic Motorsport Race Mechanic

30 Jun 2023

 Historic Motorsport Race Mechanic to join our expanding team

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work with one of the world’s leading Historic Racing Specialists. We are a very well-established race winning team as well as being the custodians of an impressive collection of some of the most iconic historic race and road cars.
The position is on a full-time employee basis, based in rural West Norfolk. Some weekend and evening work will be required as per the race and test schedule.
The role will require domestic and international travel and a willingness to work the hours a role of this kind requires.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and competent Historic motorsport race mechanic. The role is hugely varied and allows the opportunity to work on a range of exceptional historic race cars.
Main Responsibilities:
Strip, assemble and service the race cars at the workshop and events worldwide consistently to the highest possible standards
Restoration and preparation to the highest standard of historically important race cars
Assist with the loading and unloading of trucks and freight both at an event and at the workshop, help with garage build/set up and pack-up
Maintain a high level of presentation at the track and ensure the company’s reputation is always maintained at the highest level.
Identify any issues that may harm the company’s reputation.
The ability to consistently work to the highest standards, with minimal supervision and a strong attention to detail.
Good English written and oral communication skills.
Excellent team player, liaise with work colleagues as well as managers to ensure good flow of work 
Work in a clean tidy and orderly manner at all times
Good work ethic, contribute to a positive work environment
High level of commitment and a strong competitive nature
Willingness to travel during the race season – passport and driving licence required