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1 Sep 21 | Classic Car News

E10 fuel – what you need to know

After an extensive consultation process, the Department for Transport has introduced legislation to mandate E10 petrol as the standard 95-octane petrol grade as of the 1 September 2021 and in Northern Ireland, this will happen in early 2022.  They will also require the higher-octane 97+ ‘Super’ grades to remain E5 to provide protection for our […]

22 Jul 21 | Classic Car News

FBHVC announces key stakeholder position within DVLA to assist with historic vehicle backlog

The Commons Select Committee for Transport met to question the DVLA on what their strategy is for overcoming the current backlog of over 1.4 million license applications. Also, to answer MPs questions around industrial disputes and staff shortages brought about by the pandemic.

29 May 21 | Car Club News

John Sprinzel Tribute

The MG Car Club pays tribute to John Sprinzel, one of motorsports most friendly personalities, following the sad news of his passing.

17 May 21 | Car Club News

FBHVC exceeds Drive it Day targets to fund a day of NSPCC Childline® operations for One Unforgettable Day

The FBHVC can announce that the funds raised so far now exceeds £30,000, with Childline® plate sales continuing for postponed or delayed events later in the year. The money was raised mainly through the sale of the official FBHVC Childline® Plates and donations. For more information view www.driveitday.co.uk where a gallery of images from 25th April 2021 can be seen.

17 May 21 | Car Club News

FBHVC announces museum action plan with the release of a new interactive directory.

On the day Government implements the latest step in the removal of pandemic restrictions, allowing museums to re-open, the Federation has launched its Museum Action Plan, starting with the release of a new directory listing member organisations that are classed as museums.

29 Apr 21 | Classic Car News

2021 Donington Historic Festival races to be live streamed

Motorsport fans can enjoy all the live racing action of this weekend’s Donington Historic Festival from the comfort of their own armchairs.

27 Mar 21 | Car Club News

Peter Browning passes away, aged 84

Peter Browning was competitions manager of BMC/British Leyland and executive director of the British Racing & Sports Car Club. He passed away on 14 March.

27 Mar 21 | Classic Car News

Le Mans Classic cancelled for 2021

Le Mans Classic has been postponed until 2022.
Ticket holders unable to make the new date can contact their ticket vendors for a refund or hold the tickets over to next year.

16 Mar 21 | Car Club News

The voice of motorsport – a tribute to Murray Walker 1923 -2021

Murray Walker died aged 97 on March 13 2021. Here, Wayne Scott shares his personal tribute.

3 Mar 21 | Classic Car News

FBHVC clarifies the introduction of E10 petrol for historic MG owners

The Department for Transport has announced that they will legislate to introduce E10 petrol as the standard 95-octane petrol grade by 1 September 2021.