CHRISTMAS OFFER Subscribe to Berkshire & Buckinghamshire Life today CLICK HERE

Owning your piece of F1 history

15:23 15 April 2015

Celebration time for Cars International and Williams Heritage at the London Classic Car Show

Celebration time for Cars International and Williams Heritage at the London Classic Car Show

Archant

The year has started well for Cars International, the Hungerford-based specialists who supply, restore and maintain high performance road and racing cars. They used the first London Classic Car Show to celebrate their appointment as ‘official agents’ for Williams Heritage.

Visitors to the Williams Heritage stand included F1 drivers and TV celebrities, such as Chris Evans, Martin Brundle, David Coulthard, James May, James Martin and Adrian Newey.

Cars International will work with Jonathan Williams, who heads up the Williams Heritage department at Grove, Wantage, and alongside Dickie Stanford, general manager of this new Williams division who oversees the maintenance and public demonstration of the team’s historic Formula One cars.

Historically important cars released from the Williams Grand Prix Collection, which includes the largest private collection of Formula One cars in the world, will be offered for sale through Cars International. On display at The London Classic Car show were the first Williams Formula One cars available: the 2003 FW25, 1981 FW07C and the iconic 1993 Williams FW15C driven by Damon Hill in 14 of 16 races in the 1993 World Championship.

Jonathan Williams says: “Whatever your Formula One passion, be it for investment, a particular era, or a famous driver you followed, there will be numerous opportunities to own and run an early or late model Formula One car.”

Tim Preston Director of Cars International adds: “It’s a fantastic opportunity to be reacquainted with some of the cars that my team and I helped engineer and build. It will be fun to relive our moments of glory from previous Formula One successes and perhaps recreate new ones, if the new owners want to take to the driving seat.”

The first London Classic Car was such a success that organisers have confirmed the next one will by 50 per cent bigger and run from 18-21 February 2016. See www.carsinternational.com

***

READ ON

Rare Porsche is an eye-catcher in Reading - A little miracle has been going on behind the scenes at Porsche Centre Reading, and it’s one for all fans of classic cars to relish.

More from Motoring

Monday, November 21, 2016

Volvo’s image gets two more big boosts with the arrival of the executive S90 saloon and V90 estate. They’re all about relaxed confidence, says motoring editor Andy Russell

Read more
Thursday, November 17, 2016

Her surname may be Small but Lara, from Oakwood, Derby, has a big future ahead of her. The 30-year-old is proving herself as a leader in not one but two largely male-dominated domains and is now also making a big impression on the race track

Read more
Tuesday, November 15, 2016

As one of East Anglia’s most famous companies, the connection between Lotus and our region goes back 50 years and is getting stronger each year

Read more
Monday, October 31, 2016

Volvo’s new executive S90 saloon and V90 estate are all about relaxed confidence, says motoring editor Andy Russell

Read more
Thursday, October 27, 2016

Bentley Surrey is part of the HR Owen family and a Bentley dealership in Surrey. Find out what makes Bentley such a unique brand.

Read more
Tuesday, October 25, 2016

With the first DB11 coming off the Gaydon production line today, first deliveries to customers will take place during October

Read more

Ad Feature: Driverless cars

Monday, October 24, 2016

Nicholas John talks to David Scott-Malden, Operations Director at Inspired Villages, about the importance of maintaining independence in later life.

Read more
Monday, October 24, 2016

Audi has raised its game again with the hi-tech, high-spec revised A3 range, a big car in all but size, writes motoring editor Andy Russell

Read more
Tuesday, September 13, 2016

The new Mercedes Benz CLS 400 hits the sweet spot with grace and pace says Mark Whitchurch

Read more
Wednesday, September 7, 2016

When it comes to top level vintage collectables - few things can beat the perfect car. Carol Burns finds out more...

Read more

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Local Business Directory

Berkshire's trusted business finder

Job search in your local area



Search For a Car In Your Area

Property Search