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 […]
It has taken a few months to get the issue resolved but last week it was confirmed that Cardiff City has dropped its objections to AC Bluebird and the use of the AC Bluebird logo has been granted and registered.
How could anyone be confused between AC Bluebird and Cardiff City Football Club? One is a high performance sportscar, the other is a second rate soccer team. One has achieved success on the notorious Mille Miglia, the other has never had any success in Italy. One is smooth, efficient and low cost, the other is […]
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.