some nice car badges from our automobilia selection

We have a number of car badges available, some of which are in the photo here. Continue reading

so what’s new for sale at DriverJohn then?

Despite the problems with Gloucester Antiques Centre we are still very much in business. Amongst what we have for sale at the moment there are a number of aviation related collectibles from BOAC, Pan Am, American Airlines and others, mostly from the 1960s and 1970s, but some 1950s and some contemporary. Many of these have been listed on our eBay store and there are some more to come, so do click the link on our eBay site to subscribe for updates. Continue reading

Gloucester Antiques Centre – an apology

Sorry if anyone has called in to see our stock at GAC over the last 10 days as we have found out this morning that the centre has been closed since the 19th August, apparently due to a lease dispute with the landlord. Continue reading

indycar to go global in 2015?

News that IndyCar plans to widen its scope to other parts of the world is welcome. Given our comments earlier about the state of F1 the opportunity to have another single seater series on a global platform might focus F1 a little and get them to sharpen things up. Continue reading

manipulating results in F1

Not so long ago a German in a red car was winning just about everything in F1 and some people thought that it had become a bore. The German chap was kind enough to retire (for a while), to let some other blokes have a go, but along the way there had been a couple of occasions when the team had ordered the driver of their other car to let this serial winner through and there had been much uproar about this practice. So much so that they banned it and said that manipulating race results was naughty and anyone caught doing it would be smacked and sent to stand in the corner. Continue reading

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