Latest Show News

Covering all aspects of the classic car industry, The Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery, brings you the latest show news – from the stunning cars on display and the breathtaking show features, to the latest vehicles added to the auction line-up and the famous faces joining us over the weekend. We’ll also keep you updated on what our exhibitors, clubs and partners have planned across the weekend. 

 

2017 Show News

More finalists added to Classic American Car of the Year
Two more cars have been added to the grand final of this year’s Classic American Car of the Year competition. A 1973 Lincoln Continental Mark IV, belonging to Mike Churchill from Suffolk, and David ...
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Owners Clubs make their Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery, debut in 2017
This year’s Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery, will welcome a raft of new classic motoring clubs that will make their NEC debut from 10 - 12 November. The new clubs will be amon...
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DISCOVERY’S WHEELER DEALERS TO HAVE EXCLUSIVE UK PREMIERE AT THE LANCASTER INSURANCE CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW
An exclusive screening of the new series of Discovery’s Wheeler Dealers, featuring show stalwart Mike Brewer with his new lead mechanic and co-host Ant Anstead, will be held at the Lancaster Insuran...
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MR BEAN’S MINI RIDES AGAIN
Practical Classics magazine will be rebuilding Mr Bean’s legendary green Mini live on stage at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery. In line with the Britain’s biggest motor ...
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'Family Ties' - Roman Garages
This year’s show theme is ‘Family Ties’, and one of our exhibitors Roman Garages has a unique ‘Family Ties’ background. Amazingly, it was through one LinkedIn post about a long-term car rest...
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LANCASTER INSURANCE CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW, WITH DISCOVERY, TO CELEBRATE AUTOMOTIVE ANNIVERSARIES
The Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery, is honoured to celebrate many automotive anniversaries when it returns to Birmingham’s NEC from 10-12 November.
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Restored retro Porsche is the first finalist in the Lancaster Insurance Pride of Ownership
A beautifully restored 1973 Porsche 914-4 has been selected as the first finalist in the Lancaster Insurance Pride of Ownership’s autumn competition.
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MG CAR CLUB, WHEELER DEALERS’ MIKE BREWER, RPS AND MOSS EUROPE TEAM UP FOR ‘PROJECT MGA’
Following a public vote at the 2016 NEC Classic Motor Show, the MG Car Club is teaming up with TV’s Wheeler Dealer, Mike Brewer, Rally Preparation Services (RPS) and Moss Europe to restore a 1959 MG...
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J.M.E Healeys - a family run business
This year’s show theme is ‘Family Ties’, inviting exhibitors, clubs and visitors to embrace their motoring family tree.
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FAMILY TIES - MEGUIAR'S, THE ULTIMATE FAMILY BUSINESS
When it comes to this year's Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show theme of Family Ties, our friends at Meguiar's are experts, given they are one of the most successful family businesses in the world...
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What does ban on new petrol and diesel cars mean for the classic car movement?
Last week, the government set out it's plan to stop the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles from 2040. Manufacturers must have already had got wind as BMW had announced a new Mini plant dedicated t...
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Stars and Stripes on parade for Classic American Car of the Year
The team from Classic American magazine has revealed the first of the heat winners that will be in the grand final of the Classic American Car of the Year, held at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Moto...
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JOHN LENNON’S ORIGINAL QUARRYMEN SET TO RECREATE THE FIRST MEETING OF ‘THE BEATLES’ AT NEC CLASSIC
This year saw the 50th anniversary of The Beatles, one of the biggest bands to date, but the journey started 60 years ago with a skiffle group known as The Quarrymen. On 6thJuly 1957, the group led ...
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‘FAMILY TIES’ REVEALED AS 2017 CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW THEME
The theme for this year’s Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery, will be ‘Family Ties’. Held at Birmingham’s NEC from Friday 10 to Sunday 12 November, the 240 exhibiting clubs...
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ENTRIES NOW OPEN FOR LANCASTER INSURANCE PRIDE OF OWNERSHIP AUTUMN FINAL
Entries are now being accepted for the Autumn Final of the Lancaster Insurance Pride of Ownership, held at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, at Birmingham’s NEC from Friday 10 to Sunday 1...
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Wheeler Dealers Mike & Ant in Charity Build Off
Having launched in April, Lancaster Insurance’s Charity Build Off with Mike Brewer and Ant Anstead is in full swing! In aid of charity, Team Mike is currently restoring a 1989 Ford Escort XR3i whils...
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PIONEERING PENSIONERS & ‘PUFF’ RECREATE ICONIC 1970 WORLD CUP RALLY RUN
One of the highlights of the 2016 Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show was the reunion of 'Puff The Magic Wagon', the first in her class of Austin Maxis, with her trailblazing female crew, which com...
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2016 Show News

Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show 2016 sets new record for 2016!
Motoring enthusiasts flocked to the NEC, Birmingham at the weekend for the UK’s biggest indoor classic motoring celebration, setting a new record as around 71,000 people attended this year’s Lanca...
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Records galore at the Classic Motor Show 2016!
In front of a crowd of hundreds of classic car fans, international bidders online and on the phones, Silverstone Auctions broke several world records and achieved its best ever result at the event, in...
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Day two at The Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show 2016
Day two at The Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show 2016 
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2016 Show theme confirmed as ‘Heroes and Heroines’
2016 Show theme confirmed as ‘Heroes and Heroines’
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Celebrating the ultimate motoring hero, Ayrton Senna
Celebrating the ultimate motoring hero, Ayrton Senna
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