September 2017

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Motoring

In the Rotunda - 'Nellie' the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost

Today (Monday 9 October), we welcome the winner of this year’s Club Trophy into the rotunda in Pall Mall.

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Shortlist for Motoring Book of the Year 2017 announced

Six superb contenders for the 2017 Royal Automobile Club Motoring Book of the Year Award have just been shortlisted by a special panel of independent judges.

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RAC Foundation - Introducing the 'T-Charge'

With question marks now hanging over the future of Uber in the capital, following Transport for London’s decision not to renew its licence (pending appeal), anyone tempted to drive their own car into the centre of the city needs to be aware of the introduction of a new charge, which the Mayor is introducing over and above the congestion charge – the Toxicity Charge or simply, ‘T-Charge’.

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The Art of Motoring Exhibition 2017

The Art of Motoring Exhibition
The Mall Galleries
Tuesday 31 October to Sunday 5 November

Automotive art has developed to reflect the flourishing variety of artistic styles. The motor car is always the focus of the artwork, yet so much more is now incorporated as will be evident in the paintings exhibited in the Royal Automobile Club’s Art of Motoring Exhibition.

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Autumn Breakfast Drive-In 2017

More than 50 members' cars filtered on to the Cedar Lawn at Woodcote Park on Saturday 23 September for the final Drive-In of 2017.

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London to Brighton Veteran Car Run 2017

Sunday 5 November

At dawn on Sunday 5 November, people dressed in period costume will ceremoniously tear a red flag in Hyde Park and a sea of veteran cars will begin their journey from capital to coast.

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Regent Street Motor Show 2017

Saturday 4 November, 10.30am-4.00pm
Free to attend

A celebration of motoring’s past, present and future awaits visitors at the Regent Street Motor Show, which promises something for everyone. The show’s attractions will include displays of cars from the dawn of motoring, classic cars of yesteryear and modern day machines, including electric cars and plug-in hybrids. Not forgetting musical fun from the West End Kids.

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Lotus Cars and Classic Team Lotus Tour

On Monday 18 September, Club members visited Hethel in Norfolk, the epicentre of Lotus Cars, where they were treated to a behind-the-scenes factory tour.

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The Goodwood Revival's Royal Automobile Club TT Celebration race 2017

The Goodwood Revival is one of the most popular events on the motorsport calendar and with several Royal Automobile Club members competing throughout the weekend, the Motoring Team was out in force to show its support.

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Anniversary Rally to Maranello - 70 Years of Ferrari

To celebrate its 70th anniversary year, Ferrari invited 70 owners from the UK to join fellow drivers from across Europe on a special rally, culminating in Maranello, Italy – the home of the Prancing Horse.

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Concours of Elegance at Hampton Court Palace 2017

Some say the Motoring Team has a knack of arranging for the sun to shine at Club events, and it certainly appeared that way for the Concours of Elegance at Hampton Court Palace last weekend (1 to 3 September).

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Diamond D-types - Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the D-type's success at Le Mans in 1957

On Thursday 31 August, the Cedar Lawn at Woodcote Park was graced by some of the most prestigious cars in the history of motorsport. Club members and their guests joined us to celebrate the diamond anniversary of the Jaguar D-type’s legendary finish at the Le Mans 24 Hours race in 1957, which is still regarded as one of British motorsport’s greatest achievements.

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