HGPCA’S UK fo­cus

Motor Sport News - - Historics -

The HGPCA will have six of its 10 dates in the UK this sea­son. Races for pre-’61 and pre-’66 grand prix cars will fea­ture at events in­clud­ing the Sil­ver­stone Clas­sic and the Don­ing­ton His­toric Fes­ti­val in one of the HGPCA’S most Uk-based cal­en­dars for some time. Over­seas races will be run at Monza (June), Nur­bur­gring (Au­gust), Spa (Septem­ber) and Di­jon (Oc­to­ber).

Fer­rari film A new film about Enzo Fer­rari will start film­ing next sum­mer. Di­rected by the renowned Michael Mann, ‘Enzo Fer­rari’ will con­cen­trate on 1957, which was a piv­otal year for Fer­rari and his cars as Bri­tons Peter Collins and Mike Hawthorn led the grand prix team. Some of the film­ing will be done in and around Fer­rari’s home town of Mo­dena and Chris­tian Bale will play the lead role.

Metro in auc­tion An orig­i­nal MG Metro 6R4 Group B rally car will go up for auc­tion at Au­tosport In­ter­na­tional on Satur­day Jan­uary 16. The 6R4 was the Roth­mans show car and has cov­ered only 3100 miles since be­ing built in 1985. It has never been used in com­pe­ti­tion and will be a star lot in the Coys Auc­tion at 1400hrs in Hall 20.

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