1982: Matchbox, makers of the nation's favourite toy cars, was rescued in a Hong Kong buyout
1989: Nigel Mansell black flagged during the Portuguese Grand Prix after reversing in the pitlane
Discover the Royal Automobile Club's long history of presenting awards for outstanding endeavour and commitment in motoring and motor sport, and see how these achievements continue today.
The Club brings you regular podcasts from the world of motoring, motorcycling and motor sport, produced in association with Motor Sport magazine.
Enjoy a selection of broadcast-quality videos covering the defining automobile moments, reliving the great Club events, or featuring the motoring legends.
A sneak peek at the latest cars to be showcased in the magnificent rotunda in the Pall Mall clubhouse.
Take a glimpse into authentic motoring history in Britain through the Club's collection of veteran cars and former RAC patrol vehicles.
As Britain's first and most influential motoring organisation, the Royal Automobile Club was born over a hundred years ago out of a love of motoring.
Enjoy a selection of broadcast-quality videos covering a range of topics. Learn of the defining moments of the automobile, relive the great events held by the Club, and hear from some of the world's motoring and motorsport legends.watch