2015 Cholmondeley Pageant of Power show report as well as also also gallery

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Group B rally cars, historic F1 cars, pre-1966 machinery as well as also also an array of supercars tackled the 1.2-mile sprint course at This particular weekend’s Pageant of Power

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The 2015 Cholmondeley Pageant of Power celebrated ‘power on land, air as well as also also water’.

Over the three-day event, an array of historic F1, Group B rally cars as well as also also a wide variety of various other machinery via different eras were on display as well as also also put through their paces on the 1.2-mile sprint course.

Notable cars included the 1994 Jordan 194 F1 car, previously raced by Rubens Barrichello as well as also also Eddie Irvine, which will be powered by a 3.5-litre V10 engine.

Sir Stirling Moss’s 1961 Monaco Grand Prix-winning car was in action, while the 1990 Camel Lotus 102 V12 as well as also also 1951 Ferrari 212 F1 cars also tackled the circuit. Group B rally machines via the fearsome 1980s era include the Lancia Delta S4, Metro 6R4 as well as also also a 1986 Audi Quattro S1.

Luxury car the Bentley showcased its latest range of products as well as also also iconic classic cars, via the Bentley Continental GT as well as also also Mulsanne Speed to the legendary Bentley Blue Train, which Autocar featured last year.

There were also numerous various other retro racers within the form of Ric Wood’s Opel Astra DTM car, which was driven by Matt Prior last week, Wood’s various other 510bhp Ford Cologne Capri as well as also also a 1934 Maserati 8CM 3.0-litre V8, among others.

Autocar’s 651bhp Ferrari FF long-termer was on display as well as also also tackled the Supercar category. In total there were seven categories: classic pre-war, Lotus, rally, pre-1966 sports racing as well as also also touring cars, supercar as well as also also trackday, post-1966 sports racing as well as also also touring, historic F1 as well as also also single seaters.

Each class had two runs per day, with entrants competing to set the fastest lap on the sprint course over the three-day event. Gary Thomas set the fastest time of This particular year’s event, that has a 58.34sec lap in a 2005 Force PC.

The current course record still stands at 55.29sec, held by professional racing driver Robbie Kerr at the wheel of a Radical SR8 RX in 2013. Kerr competed This particular year in a Radical RXC V8, although was unable to defend his crown, his best run being a 60.09 on the final day.

The festival’s Concours event celebrated Lotus on Friday (read about the idea here), American muscle cars on Saturday as well as also also 1980s supercars on Sunday.

Twelve-time FIM world trials bike champion Dougie Lampkin made his Pageant of Power debut, wowing crowds with his skills on two wheels. various other exhibitions worth seeking out were the Land Rover off-road experience, jet-ski racing on the lake, as well as also also the air displays featuring the Eurofighter Typhoon on Saturday as well as also also the Avro Vulcan on Sunday.

Autocar’s supercar paddock was positioned right within the heart of the main area, displaying the latest high performance products in many forms via a variety of manufacturers.

Click here to read Autocar’s preview of the event.

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