Guus Docen

Guus Docen

Monday, 05 October 2015 00:00
Published in European Desk

Oporto

Long-time friend, Pedro Bessa sends this wonderful 3-part story, accompanied by some fabulous photos.  Part One FROM PORTUGAL WITH A HUG  "AutoClássico 2015" was held in Oporto, Portugal, in recent days 2, 3 and 4 October in the the "autoClássico 2015" hall. This is the largest international motor show and classic motorcycle event in the Iberian Peninsula. This thirteenth edition closed with about 35,000 visitors to its 40,000 m2 of exhibition space.
Tuesday, 15 September 2015 00:00
Published in European Desk

Historic Grand Prix Zandvoort 2015

At Zandvoort the history of motor racing bursts in to life again when the yearly Historic Grand Prix event is held. According to former Formula 1 racing driver and Le Mans winner Gijs van Lennep, this is the most interesting and entertaining event of the year at Circuit Park Zandvoort. And indeed, with more than 50000 spectators, the Historic Grand Prix is the most visited event of the year for this legendary Circuit ! Of course the fine weather conditions were an important factor to this success. The fourth edition of this event entertained the audience with an extensive programme of 19 races and several demonstrations.
Sunday, 13 September 2015 00:00
Published in Melbourne Desk

Driving on New Zealand's breath-taking North Island

You might be tempted to stay in the magnificent city of Auckland, but the adventurous driver who loves a challenge, will be rewarded beyond expectations on the country roads and mountain passes that criss-cross the (North) Island.Here are a few glimpses of a five day motoring trip made in a somewhat immodest, but very endearing Mazda MX5.
Sunday, 13 September 2015 00:00
Published in Melbourne Desk

Driving on New Zealand's breath-taking North Island

You might be tempted to stay in the magnificent city of Auckland, but the adventurous driver who loves a challenge, will be rewarded beyond expectations on the country roads and mountain passes that criss-cross the (North) Island.Here are a few glimpses of a five day motoring trip made in a somewhat immodest, but very endearing Mazda MX5.
Tuesday, 01 September 2015 00:00
Published in European Desk

43st Oldtimer Grand Prix Nürburgring 7-9 August 2015 - Part 1 The Races

This 43st edition of the AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix came up with two special races: a race of the Jaguar Heritage Challenge and a Touring Car race of which the majority of the cars were Alfa Romeos GTA/GTAm. This year it is the celebration of "50 years of Alfa Romeo GTA" and also the 80th birthday of Jaguar. The three-day historic racing event at the Nürburgring attracted  52,000 spectators to the Eifel area.