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.
This year’s Goodwood Revival was probably one of the best ever. The sunshine was glorious, the racing was thrilling and everyone really seemed to be having a good time. AC Bluebird was on the JSW Stand and received a lot of attention, in fact many people enquired if it was for sale!
The restoration of my AC Bluebird by the excellent team at Jim Stokes Workshop was meticulous, thorough and took almost three years to complete. For me, the three year wait was frustrating. However, my frustration was nothing compared to the many detailed hours of restoration work undertaken by Bill Smith and his team working on the Bluebird K7 Project.
Rupert at Gun Hill Studios had another fantastic photo session with the car at his Infinity Cove. Many of the photographs taken by Rupert are for a forthcoming book being written about VPL 441 and its incredible history. These little clips allow you to spin the car and to see it from many angles. See if you can spot Mr Whamit inside the car!