Le Mans 2017

Le Mans 2017

By Maitland Cook Hotel de France, La Chartre sur le Loir, Sunday 18th June 2017. Sitting on the terrace at the Hotel  enjoying a glass of crisp chilled Jasnieres after another momentous edition of the Le Mans 24 Hour race……………. In many ways this year was as exciting as last year when...

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Royal Ascot 2017 – Equine poetry in motion

Royal Ascot 2017 – Equine poetry in motion

Royal Ascot takes place from the 20th to 24th June 2017, featuring six world-class races, the finest fashion and plenty of schmoozing, and of course an appearance from The Queen herself. A poem entitled ‘Royal Ascot; A World Like Nowhere Else’ has been specially commissioned, and written by Henry Birtles...

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Major League Baseball comes to London on July 4 – and it’s FREE!

Major League Baseball comes to London on July 4 – and it’s FREE!

Major League Baseball is heading to London to host an incredible 4th July bash featuring the LA Dodgers and the Boston Red Sox. The MLB Battlegrounds extravaganza will culminate in an all-star ‘Home Run Derby’ hitting contest on the Main Stage, featuring some of MLB’s biggest hitters and surprise UK...

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Gatland’s Lions must take the game to All Blacks if they want respect

Gatland’s Lions must take the game to All Blacks if they want respect

The extent to which the Lions are missing one of their true world class stars in Billy Vunipola is becoming more evident in the lead up to the first Test match with New Zealand on June 24. Warren Gatland’s men laboured to an opening tour victory over the New Zealand...

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Get fit for FREE this summer at London Bridge City!

Get fit for FREE this summer at London Bridge City!

London’s largest free summer festival is aiming to help get Londoners fit and healthy with a range of unique activities ranging from Disco Yoga to the Cuban-esque Havana Londres. The London Bridge City Summer Festival will play host to a selection of fantastic free fitness events this summer at its...

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Ford Mustang designers look to the dark side for inspiration

Ford Mustang designers look to the dark side for inspiration

The facelifted version of Ford’s sixth generation Mustang will arrive on our shores in 2018. The new car will come with either a 2.3-litre turbo four or a 5.0-litre V8. Ford has revealed where inspiration for the new car has come from. “When we were designing the new 2018 Mustang,”...

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Lotus simplifies and adds lightness to the Elise with the Cup 250

Lotus simplifies and adds lightness to the Elise with the Cup 250

Lotus has taken the wraps of a new supercharged version of the Elise. The Elise Cup 250 will accelerate from 0-60mph in just 3.9 seconds thanks to 243hp from the Toyota sourced 1.8 litre, four-cylinder engine and weight cut down to just 860kg. A six-speed manual gearbox takes the power...

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Andy Murray backs Morpher Flat Folding Helmet through Seedrs Crowdfunding Campaign

Andy Murray backs Morpher Flat Folding Helmet through Seedrs Crowdfunding Campaign

Morpher, the flat folding bike helmet’s crowdfunding campaign has so far raised nearly £700,000 on Seedrs. The campaign smashed its initial target just two weeks after launch with more than 400 investors pledging money on the Seedrs crowdfunding platform. Sir Andy Murray has invested in Morpher’s campaign as part of...

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Antonio Conte won’t let champions Chelsea rest on their laurels

Antonio Conte won’t let champions Chelsea rest on their laurels

Michy Batshuayi was the unlikely hero of Chelsea’s 1-0 win over West Brom on Friday, a result which ensured the West London club could not be caught by Spurs in this year’s Premier League title race. Manager Antonio Conte celebrated the £33 million man’s goal in typically exuberant fashion, but...

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Classic Car Auction

Classic Car Auction

May 13 The Aston Martin Sale, Bonhams From early Lagondas to late model Vantages Newport Pagnell +44 20 7468 5801 bonhams.com   May 17 Leominster Classic & Vintage Range of classic Fords and various British brands. Easters Court, Leominster HR6 0DE brightwells.com   May 18 Christie’s Ford Thunderbird, award winning...

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