From the 24th to the 26th of July, the Silverstone Circuit played host to one of the year’s best events in vintage motorsports. It’s known as the “the world’s biggest classic motor racing festival,” and for good reason: the Silverstone Classic was one of the world’s first events to cater specifically to racing cars of decades passed. With 25 years under its belt, it has grown to earn and keep its title against an emerging field of events around the globe.
Last Friday marked the one year anniversary of Keith’s acquisition of his 1966 Volvo Amazon 122. It’s been only a year since he drove down to his friend, Jeremey’s, house to take a leap back into the car world after a brief hiatus. Jeremy, an avid Volvo fan himself, is the one guilty of spreading the Volvo bug to Keith. He always had a collection of Volvos around, ranging from built 240s to classic Amazons.
With each new article comes a new story, often entirely unique. From the car to the owner, each presents a story that tells of what is often a lifelong love for automobiles – I find myself prodding each owner with questions, inquiring about the idiosyncrasies that define each car’s uniqueness and history. My favorite question of all, however, is about the owner.
While StanceWorks is home to many facets of the automotive world, it’s the obscure and unique that often pique our excitement. Our friend and photographer, Kevin Trower, shares these same interests – however, he takes things one interesting and beautiful step forward.
2012 marks the 8th year for the Japanese Classic Car Show (JCCS), known throughout the country as the end-all for those in love with nostalgic and retro “JDM” cars. We made the trip out to the Queen Mary show grounds and captured some of our favorites from the show. As my first time attending, I can certainly say this isn’t one to miss from here on out.