The challenge was simple but daunting. Two drivers, in one classic Triumph sports car, driving 2,000 miles around Britain in 48 hours, non-stop. Duckhams were very proud to be supporting an entry into the biennial Club Triumph Round Britain Reliability Run and the Rover V8 powered Triumph TR8 relied on our classic Q20w-50 for this phenomenal challenge for man and machine!
Duckhams supported rally driver, Louise Cook made her debut on the British round of the World Rally Championship earlier in October; Wales Rally GB. The event is notorious for some of the trickiest rally conditions anywhere in the World, with the inconsistent grip levels and ever-changing conditions.
Duckhams, the iconic oil brand will be available through Fuzz Townshend’s Classic Oils outlet, based at Bicester Heritage, from November 2018, as the stockist adds to its ever-expanding range of lubricants for historic vehicles.
Record numbers go ‘Rocking and Racing’ at the world’s largest festival of historic motorsport.
Over 100,000 people came out to enjoy a weekend of superb historic motorsport, as the heatwave continued at Silverstone, the home of British motor sport. Amongst the extensive trade village, we were there with the first public outing of our new 1-litre top up packs for Q20w-50.
It was great to see the throngs of visitors all enjoying the festival atmosphere and popping in to learn about the return of Duckhams to the classic car scene.
As the gates of Lincolnshire Showground opened to herald the start of world’s largest festival of Triumph TR sports cars, enthusiasts from all over the globe arrived under beautiful blue skies and blazing hot sunshine to celebrate the marque with the very best summer weather imaginable.
It was Friday afternoon on the 29th June and by 2pm, the first of the campers were already erecting tents and sparking up their barbecues. But, whilst the excitement for the festivities that lay ahead began to build on the showground, just 20 miles north a good number of attendees had their minds focused purely on speed as the Blyton Park Trackday offered the chance to drive your TR on one of the finest track-day venues in the country.
Silverstone Auctions will offer a 1987 Ford Sierra RS500 Cosworth touring car homologation special from the golden era of touring car racing at the two-day Silverstone Classic Sale on 21st and 22nd July at Silverstone Circuit. The RS500 is a car linked to our British Touring Car heritage here at Duckhams and so its fantastic to see such cars, that epitomise 80s motorsport peaking real interest amongst historic car collectors.