Ennstal Classic

AC Bluebird in the pit lane, Goodwood circuit

Ready to go, waiting for the postman

I can’t wait to get back on the track and the Easter Sprint Race at Goodwood is coming up. The car is ready to go, after doing nothing for the whole of last year. I’m ready to go, having spent a small fortune on a new racing suit, gloves and helmet to comply with Motorsport regulations.

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Land Speed Records by Don Wales

‘Land Speed Records’ Revisited

Time at Christmas and the third Lockdown meant that I revisited some of my books on Donald Campbell and other land speed legends. Whilst there are many excellent books available, especially Neil Sheppard’s ‘Bluebird and the Final Record Attempt’, I gravitate toward a compact book by Don Wales, simply called, ‘Land Speed Records’. The book […]

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AC Bluebird having improvements made to the steering box and an anti-roll bar is being fitted by AC Heritage at Brooklands Motor Company Ltd

AC Bluebird is off to Brooklands

With people being allowed to earn a living again AC Bluebird is off to Brooklands, courtesy of JSW. The car is having improvements made to the steering box and an anti-roll bar is being fitted by AC Heritage at Brooklands Motor Company Ltd. This work is essential before the car competes in the Ennstal Classic […]

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Ennstal Classic postponed

Ennstal Classic postponement

Well, it has been decided, the big beasts of Formula One begin the new F1 season in Austria in early July, but the Ennstal Classic has been cancelled for this year. No surprises I guess and at least AC ‘Bluebird’ does get automatic entry into next year’s event, and we have an extra year to […]

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Ennstal Classic, Mille Miglia and a Glass of Bourbon

Ennstal Classic, Mille Miglia and a Glass of Bourbon!

With all the doom and gloom around at the moment it was refreshing to get some good news. AC Bluebird has been accepted for the Ennstal Classic, a three day rally around the Austrian Alps in July. Also, I’ve heard from the Mille Miglia authorities that AC Bluebird qualifies for all future Mille Miglias, if […]

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