The book about AC Bluebird is progressing and I have been able to discover a lot of information about the car and previous owners. The book has taken me on an amazing journey into the history of AC Cars Ltd and some of the extraordinary people who drove AC Cars. The adventures of the Honourable […]
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 […]
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 […]
AC Bluebird is featured in a TV programme which will be shown on national TV later this year, and part of the filming process introduced me to DNA Coachworks. The brilliant guys at DNA Coachworks are able to do a digital scan of any car in precise detail and then produce a digital buck of any car. The buck can then be used to repair bodywork.
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 […]
I got a call last October from Jim Stokes Workshop in Waterlooville asking me if I would mind if the restoration of my AC Aceca ‘Bluebird’ could be a feature article in the Classic Cars magazine. Would I mind? What a silly question! I was more than happy for the AC to be photographed and […]
AC Bluebird doing its bit for Prostate Cancer UK at the NEC Classic Car Show last weekend. I’m told it was a brilliant event and the car attracted a lot of attention, and photographs. My thanks to Don Wales and Jack Bucket for inviting AC Bluebird to support Prostate Cancer UK and I hope that […]
AC Bluebird will be on display at the Prostate Cancer stand at the NEC where you will have an opportunity to see one of Donald Campbell’s former cars. There will also be plenty of information about Prostate Cancer on the stand and this may prompt you to have your own thorough check up.