What a classic! Car show is on the right road

PUBLISHED: 18:21 06 September 2007 | UPDATED: 15:14 12 May 2010

Thousands flock to town as event  attracts more than 100 vehicles

Thousands flock to town as event attracts more than 100 vehicles

MORE than 2000 people motored down to the Classic Car show in Buntingford on Sunday. The event attracted more than 100 vehicles from E-type Jaguars to modern day sports cars. Councillor John Warren, who helped to organise the event, said: The day was a r

Thousands flock to town as event  attracts more than 100 vehicles

MORE than 2000 people motored down to the Classic Car show in Buntingford on Sunday.

The event attracted more than 100 vehicles from E-type Jaguars to modern day sports cars.

Councillor John Warren, who helped to organise the event, said: "The day was a real success.

"There were some really wonderful old classic cars, from Jaguars to Cobras."

The Keith Parker Band helped to entertain the crowds.

Visitor to the show, Jeff Jones, said: "The show was very successful.

"One entrant had driven all the way from Germany for the show and was heading straight back afterwards.

"My favourite vehicle was an ­immaculate raspberry coloured Mini.

"I had a number of Minis myself when I was young so it was particularly good to see a good selection of the cars."

Clive Williams of Royston won the Bunty's Most Interesting award for his De Lorean, while the Young and Proud award went to Lucy Eastman and her pink Fiat 500.

A new award at this year's show was the Dickie Burrell Award.

Mr Burrell was a keen biker who attracted a lot of motorbikes to the show but died earlier this year.

Clive Smith of Henlow won the award for his Vincent Black Shadow.

Cllr Warren added: "I would like to thank all those who entered, the retailers and the residents and those who helped to organise the show.

"It was a really great day.

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