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Classic & Sports Show, Bicester 23-24 June 2018
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Dear DeLorean Club members,

This year’s Classic & Sports Car Show, in association with Flywheel, is being held at the fascinating Bicester Heritage site in Oxfordshire over the weekend of 23-24 June 2018, and will include a Concours event for selected classic cars as an added attraction to the event’s intoxicating mix of historic motorsport, motoring, aviation and military vehicle attractions, with spectacular displays and live-action demonstrations throughout the Show weekend.

One of the six Concours classes for this inaugural Classic & Sport Car event will be dedicated to Movie Star Cars, including iconic vehicles from the silver screen, which naturally makes a 'Back to the Future' style DeLorean DMC12 a must for this Concours classI am therefore contacting you to see if you or any of your fellow Club/Register members might have a nice and appropriately modified original example of the model that you, he, she or they may be interested in entering as a potential Concours participant in this static Movie Cars class. 

2018 Classic & Sport Car Show Concours Classes:
 
In addition to a People’s Choice classic car display, the 2018 Classic and Sports Car Show will stage six Concours classes, carefully chosen and dedicated to a variety of pre-1977 classic vehicle types, which for the inaugural 2018 Show will include:
 
-The Dawn of the Supercar: Lamborghini Miura, Countach, Ferrari Daytona, BB, Aston Martin V8, Maserati Bora, Jensen Interceptor, etc.
-Movie Star Cars: familiar cars from the Silver Screen (e.g DeLorean, Bullitt Mustang, Italian Job Minis, Blue Brothers Dodge Monaco police car, Herbie VW, etc.)
-British Leyland 50thAnniversary: (e.g. BL-era Austin Maxi, Allegro, 1100-1300, 1800-2200 'Landcrab', MG Midget, B, Morris Marina, Princess, Triumph Toledo/Dolomite, Stag, Spitfire, TR7, Rover P6, SD1, Jaguar XJ6/12, E-Type S3 V12, XJ-S, Daimler DS420 Limousine, Leyland Sherpa LCV, etc.) 
-Classic and Historic Rally Cars: (e.g. rallying BMC Mini Cooper, Austin-Healey 3000, Ford Escort, Hillman Imp, Sunbeam Rapier, Saab 96, Lancia Fulvia, Stratos, Triumph TR4, TR7, etc.) 
-The Class of '48: including new cars launched a the celebrated 1948 Earls Court Motor Show: (e.g Morris Minor, Jaguar XK120, Land Rover, Bristol 401, Citroen 2CV, Sunbeam-Talbot 80/90, Triumph Renown, Porsche 356, and so on
-Gassers: 1930-50s American hot rods

The Concours Participant Offer, and Vehicle Entry Summary:
 
As an inaugural 2018 Concours participant, the entrant will receive a minimum of four entry passes per day (Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th June), along with a complimentary event programme, plus hospitality, including catering and free access to the entire event, and the chance to socialise with your fellow Concours participants, family and friends. Each Concours participant's vehicle will be judged by an expert panel, with awards given to each class winner, plus an overall Best of Show cup, to be presented on the Sunday.

To enable us to help plan the event effectively and select the final Concours entry vehicles in advance, ahead of the Wednesday 23 May 2018 deadline, if of any interest to any of your Club Members with a suitable vehicle, please e-mail me in the first instance at garyaxonautomotive@gmail.com with the precise make, model and year of the vehicle being proposed for the Concours please, including two or three recent photographs of the car (one of which might be published in the event programme), plus a brief history/description of the actual car being proposed, including any interesting background or unusual features of the car. Thank you.
 
I do hope that a Member of your car club will seriously consider participating in the first Classic & Sports Car Show, in association with Flywheel, on 23-24 June at Bicester Heritage. More details and news update of the 2018 Classic & Sports Car Show, in association with Flywheel, can be found at the event's website here, https://www.classicandsportscarshow.com/show-information. If you have a friend or colleague with a vehicle you think might also be suitable for this interesting Concours, please do feel free to pass my note on to them. Thank you. 
 
I very much look forward to hearing from you, and hopefully welcoming you to the Classic & Sports Car Show Concours in June for what promises to be an exciting and enjoyable weekend.

Thank you for your time and interest, and best wishes,

Gary Axon
Classic & Sports Car Show Concours Curator
Membership Secretary DOC UK
2018's DeLorean event: http://deloreans.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?tid=5715
VIN#15768 Ex VIN#4584 1972 Bond Bug.
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