Car enthusiasts have been frustrated during COVID-19 as a result of the many annual events that have been cancelled (often more than once!). Fortunately, things are tentatively returning to normal with many shows and exhibitions back up and running. There are dozens of great events for car fans to check out over the coming months, so keep reading to discover a few of the best ones to look out for.
Goodwood Revival, West Sussex
Taking place between the 17th and 19th of September, the much loved Goodwood Revival festival will be one of the biggest events that will appeal to car lovers and many other types of people. The festival is a great celebration of the glamour of motor racing and is a chance to get dressed up and see stunning cars, bikes, planes and other modes of transport. Big names have already been confirmed for the festival, including Mario Andretti, who has competed in F1, IndyCar and Nascar during his career. For those wanting to do the full weekend, you might find it practical to lease a spacious vehicle like the Volvo XC40.
Salon Prive, Oxfordshire
If you are a fan of luxury vehicles, you will find that Salon Prive in Oxfordshire is an event that you put in your calendar. Taking place between the 1st and 4th of September, the festival will allow you to get up close to stunning classic cars against the backdrop of a breathtaking palace. It is a chance to get dressed up for the day, indulge in luxury and celebrate classic cars.
Taking place in Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire on the 19th of September, Gravity is one of the biggest modified car shows in the UK with around 1,000 modified, classic, drift and race cars to check out across four exhibition halls and two outdoor arenas.
Classic Motor Show
The Classic Motor Show is the final date for car events in 2021 and will be a great way to close out the year. Taking place between the 12th and 14th of November at the NEC in Birmingham, the Classic Motor Show is a great community event with stunning classic and vintage cars and motorbikes on show along with a market for parts and tools, cars for sale, presentations and even classic car experiences for those that want to get behind the wheel of a classic car.
These are a few of the main events to check out this year for car enthusiasts. There is sure to be a joyous atmosphere at all of these after so many events have been cancelled during the pandemic and they will be a great way to see stunning cars, engage with other car lovers and enjoy a day or two out.