Vintage meet at Wiscombe

Joseph Bulmer

The weekend of May 7/8 sees an action-packed programme of speed hillclimbing at the south Devon Wiscombe Park track, with the main focus of attention being the annual Vintage Sports Car Club meeting on Sunday 8.

Always a first class event for enthusiasts of historic and pre-war cars, this weekend’s meeting has amassed an entry of over 120 vintage and historic cars spanning six decades.

As has become customary, this meeting attracts a superb selection of vintage machines, from the diminutive Austin Sevens through a selection of Lea Francis to the mighty Napier Bentley, not to mention the iconic ERAs and Bugattis of course.

Saturday sees the 500 Owners Club making their annual visit to Wiscombe. With over 130 entries there will be great variety on the hill with over 40 motorcycles, a number of cars powered by motorcycle engines and a selection of more contemporary saloons and sports cars. Gates open for the practice runs at 10am with the competitive event starting after a lunch break. Admission: Saturday �7, Sunday �15. U14s free.Accompanied children under 14 FREE. Car Parking FREE. Transfer to the competitor's enclosure FREE.

Catering and licenced bar available.

Wiscombe Park is situated north of Blackberry Camp and south of Farway Park and will be signposted from Honiton and on the A3052.

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For further information please contact: Geoff Pickett

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