Classic car fans on the road for Drive It Day
Classic automobile enthusiasts will get out later in this month as a part of the Drive It Day; it is aiming to show appeal of having & driving classic vehicle.
This annual event, was first conceived by Federation of the British Historic Automobile Clubs & was staged first in the year 2005. It is held for commemorating 64 autmobiles which set on April 23rd, 1900 from London, on 1st day of Thousand Mile gruelling trial.
A lot of events have got planned in Westcountry for marking occasion at April 22rd, on Sunday. Crash Box and Classic Car Club will return at The Den at Teignmouth for a gathering which will be taking place amidst 10.30 am & 4 pm & is open for all the classic cars & motorcycles.
In the last year this event attracted about 70 entries in the age from 1920s AustinSeven to 1990 Saab 900 T 16S. For supporting the gathering there will be Torbay Club of Old Wheels which uses this venue as official starting point for the scenic run in Devon.
The non-members from either club are welcome for simply turning up & displaying the classic automobile.
In Poltimore House close to Exeter, Poltimore House Trust stage classic vehicles gathering in grounds, which ties along with open day @ house. Simon Tootell says that events & volunteer co-ordinator for the Poltimore Trust of House, one hundred forty automobiles were getting booked by middle of March date of closing for the entries.
Along with the individual entries you will get to see displays from 10 clubs which will include the Exeter MG Owners Club, the Jaguar Club of Enthusiasts, East Devon Mini Club, Gay Group of Classic Car, Ford, & Devon Vintage Car Club.
These automobiles will be showing between 11 am & 4 pm along with house opening for 2 hours from 2 pm. There will be light refreshments available.