interesting way to spend the new years day.
THE January sales proved no match for the lure of the UK’s biggest New Year’s Day classic vehicle gathering, as over 5,000 people made the annual pilgrimage to the Birthplace of British Motorsport and Aviation at Brooklands, along with 1,240 classics in a bewildering variety of age and type.
This impressive attendance at one of the most popular events on the Museum’s calendar beat the previous New Year’s Day record and provided a stirring follow-up to the Museum’s most successful year ever in 2014.
The range of motorcycles, cars and commercials that turned up went from a Vespa scooter to a giant Scammell wrecker, from pre-war racers to NASCAR beasts and ‘80s rally cars, from microcars to supercars, and from veterans to retro-desirables.
Surprises around every corner on the 32-acre site included a trio of 1950s Borgward Hansas, a Panhard PL17, a Chrysler New Yorker and an early Trojan.
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