Final Bicester Sunday Scramble of 2018 sets new record
If you love classics, Bicester's Sunday Scramble is a must. From iconic hatchbacks to historic grand prix racers, the last event of 2018 didn't disappoint
The Bicester Heritage site is a wonderfully vibrant place for anyone with a love of classic cars. Working out of the ex-bomber base are skilled craftspeople expertly restoring, modifying, polishing, and race preparing some fantastic vehicles.
On your average day you’ll hear the transmission whine of vintage cars or the feverish idle of grand prix racers. The Sunday Scramble is a great opportunity for the public to come to Bicester and share in their enthusiasm for cars and display their own. Last weekend was the final event of the year, and it proved to be a record breaker.
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Over 5,500 people attended the October event as well as hundreds of iconic cars. Set amongst the orange leaves of fall and the red brick RAF buildings, the cars looked stunning. Particular highlights included an extremely valuable Ferrari 250 GT SWB, an original Rolls-Royce Phantom I, Maserati 250F, and a rare Porsche 993 GT2 RS.
The Dick Lovett Cylinder Club took over Hangar 113 and filled it with over 100 performance cars ranging from special edition Aston Martins to classic air-cooled Porsche 911s. Speaking of the Stuttgart marque, Porsche Classic Life put on a great display outside their old fire station building with some beautifully restored cars.
F1 fans received a surprise when the Mercedes AMG F1 team wheeled out Lewis Hamilton’s 2015 Austin Grand Prix car. It was fired up and revved, thrilling the large crowd that had gathered. This car earned 7 wins, 6 poles and 11 podiums throughout its F1 season.
Dan Geoghegan, Managing Director of Bicester Heritage, said: “It was the perfect family Scramble that exemplifies the broad church that Bicester Heritage has become. The range of motorcars was staggering, from the Phantom I chassis driven here to a Citroen BX GTi, all amidst the perfect backdrop and blue skies, providing an ambient hubbub for enthusiasts and neighbours alike. What a day!”
The Bicester Heritage Sunday Scramble events will return in 2019 on January 6.
Classic Cars for Sale
1969 Porsche 911E Targa : Exceptional Dry, CA 911E with only 69,934 Miles. 2.2E -MFI, Sports Seat, 911S brakes.. This is an excellent example of a 1969 911E Targa with low miles, featuring Aker`s Partially restored Mechanical Fuel Injection system and thousands of dollars in other work in late 2015, Factory Recaro Sport Drivers Seat, Fuchs alloys, 911S alloy front brakes, stereo, toolkit, books, m
This 1968 Porsche 911L Coupe is an excellent original example for complete restoration and a very rare and desirable L model. Orange with black interior. The car has a 1971 911T engine installed. A great classic 911 project. An exciting find and a great buy for only $29,500
Specifications Year of manufacture: 1972 Chassis number: 9113200395 Exterior color: Viper Green Interior color: Black Mileage: 44 700 miles on the odometer HP: 165ch Engine displacement: 2341 cm3 Gearbox: Manual (5) Delivery country: USA History and restoration Sold new to the USA on November 8th, 1972. Car has just received a full restoration of the body and interior just redone in black. We have
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