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Custom Car June 2021

Custom Car is still the best magazine to bring you the latest round-up of custom cars, hot rods and street machines making waves in the custom car scene around the world. From low budget traditional hot rods and customs to hi-tech street rods and 250mph drag strip pounders, the expert team of writers bring together event coverage, technical articles, project cars, news and reviews and feature cars every month. Find out how some of these amazing creations have been put together, the latest goings-on at the heart of the UK drag-racing scene and what else is going on in the world of modified cars. In addition, the magazine offers a popular classified section for those looking to buy and sell.

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Land:
United Kingdom
Sprache:
English
Verlag:
Kelsey Publishing Group
Erscheinungsweise:
Monthly
5,19 €(Inkl. MwSt.)
39,46 €(Inkl. MwSt.)
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by invite only

As a staunch supporter of Dragstalgia since its inception in 2011, we are excited to once again be taking an active role in the event with the re-instatement of the Custom Car Invitational. After a brief hiatus at the 2020 event, which never happened, the Custom Car Invitational sessions are back to showcase some of the best and most diverse vehicles from the UK and beyond. Successful applicants will be eligible to join the invite-only race class in making some passes throughout the 10th anniversary Dragstalgia weekend. Apply for your spot by emailing details of your vehicle, along with an image and current PB to 2021@dragstalgia.co.uk. Applicants will be notified if their application has been successful during the week commencing Monday 14 June 2021, and spaces will be available for them to…

2 Min
something for the weekend?

Yorks Fest The Yorkshire Motorsport Festival takes place on 25-27 June at a 125-acre site near Holmfirth. The family-friendly event will include the Wolfstones Hill-Climb, the first ever Motorsport UK-licensed, closedroad hillclimb in the UK. Static displays will include hot rods, with the NSRA exhibiting 30 vehicles, while action entertainment will be provided by Formula One demonstrations, stunt shows, aerial displays, live music and a Yorkshire shopping village. www.ymsf.net Cambs Fest Peterborough Festival of Wheels is billed as a vehicle festival celebrating all things motoring, open to all forms of transport from cars of yesteryear to modern modified vehicles. The dates are 21-22 August and the venue is Peterborough Lions Rugby Club, Bretton (PE3 8ED). Attractions at the family-friendly event include a funfair, food court, licensed bar, traders and a craft marquee, with funds raised going…

1 Min
ed and shoulders

I recently picked up on a rather dated thread on the Rods ’n’ Sods forum entitled ‘The Jago rods only thread’. The content is self-explanatory from that title, but looking at all the pics posted on the thread got me thinking – how many Jago-bodied rods have been featured in CC over the years? If I had the time to spare, I could go back through every issue and count them. That isn’t going to happen though. I do, however, recall a couple of Jago Model Ts were pictured in the March ’70 issue, the first to ever hit the newsstands. That wasn’t really a feature though, whereas the article on the Competition Altered owned by Derek Benbow and John Fullerton two issues later definitely was. One of the more recently featured,…

1 Min
oiling the wheels

Lucas Oil has confirmed its continued sponsorship of Geoff Stilwell’s 7707 Land Speed Racer for 2021. Assuming travel restrictions are lifted, the team plan to be at the Bonneville Salt Flats for Speed Week on 7-13 August. The race car is supported by the UK crew of Nick Davies, Rob Loaring and Scott Barnes at I.C.E. Automotive, Ron Hope’s www.RatTrapRacing.com / CARS Recon Inc. www.capautorecon.com and the award-winning builder / painter of the car, www.mickspaint.com Wishing you all the best guys.…

1 Min
love this…

Unfortunately, it’ll be too late by the time you read this, but over the week of 20-27 April 2021 we all had the chance to bid on items from the estate of revered dragster body builder, Tom ‘The Tinman’ Hanna, sold in an online auction conducted by Iron Horse Auction Company in North Carolina, USA. There was so much cool up for grabs, including over 30 Hemi engines, rare speed parts, mag wheels, tyres and multiple original and restored vintage dragsters and chassis, but it was lot #12 that really caught our eye. Hanna’s extraordinary 2001 recreation of a 1968-era TFD, but built using state-of-the-art technology at the time. Famously referred to as ‘the most expensive dragster ever built’, or just simply Hanna’s car, this thing is off the scale in every…

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a life’s work

The Life & Times of a Classic Car Journalist & Photographer is a personal account by author and CC contributor, Paul Bussey, about his time spent at car shows and motorsport events, meeting collectors, enthusiasts and personalities. With 155 pages and over 200 colour photos, the book highlights Paul’s lifetime amongst classic cars. The soft-backed book is £19.99 (+p&p), with a Kindle version costing £4.99. Both are available via the Amazon link: getbook.at/paulbussey Email: pbpublishing@supanet.com…