The 14th and final edition of the popular Sunday Scramble at Bicester Heritage delivered on all fronts, as the Mayor of Bicester and his wife – Les and Mary Sibley were welcomed to the historic motoring community on 1 October 2017.
As distinguished guests they were given a special tour of the former RAF Bicester site, which was a hive of activity with over 30 specialist businesses throwing open their doors and revealing a rare selection of restored and classic motor cars.
A bumper crowd in excess of 3,000 vintage motoring enthusiasts and over 1,000 cars spanning a century of automotive history were all present and correct on this spectacular occasion.
Classic & Vintage
Cars spanning all eras, including vintage, veteran, classic, modern classic, military, hot rod, modified, grand prix, rally and hill climb cars were given close inspection by the educated crowd.
Opening their doors for the first time at the Motor Transport Yard was the popular Auto Wax Works and Legend Automotive’s brand new showroom, giving guests an insight into what they could expect to see in the fortchcoming season.
The Bicester Heritage community is constructed as a supportive ecosystem of business, skills, events and provides a one-stop shop for motoring enthusiasts. From vehicle storage to specialist dealers, upholsterer, vintage car radiator manufacturer, fabricators, classic car service centre, grand-prix car preparation and more, it’s the true home of the classic car.
Classic Performance Engineering, Kingsbury Racing Shop and Historit also opened their doors to give guests an insight into what it takes to store, run and maintain a historic automobile.
Hagerty International once again hosted a live Valuation Arena at the event, allowing classic car owners to have their vehicle assessed by a team of experts who photograph the car and provide a valuation certificate. The costs was just £15 and all proceeds will go to charity.
The Wriggly Monkey Brewery were also on hand to explain and unveil exciting plans to start brewing at their new facility at Bicester Heritage in Spring 2018.
Photographs Courtesy of Autohouse London
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