Exhausting Gentry
Classics Monthly|Issue 260

At the beginning of August I was in Denmark attending the 2017 Copenhagen Historic Grand Prix and as usual this was a brilliant event.

Watching racing on the city streets was most exciting and there was a terrific variety of classic cars to look at too. This year, however, the area previously used for classic parking was unavailable. Over the previous months three ancient Stone Age grave sites have been discovered and these were being excavated, making the usual car park area unavailable. For 2018 a separate area is to be set aside for people attending the event in classic cars, but for this year people had to grab what ever spaces they could find in the surrounding streets. This resulted in a very pleasant walk along the road to and from the main entrance and also provided the locals with some wonderful free classic eye candy. There are plans in hand for a classic front engine F1 race for 2018 – this event just keeps gets better and better.

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