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Nash Healey Competition Cars

I am publishing this post in celebration of Warren Kennedy (Classic Restorations, Milton Keynes) completing the restoration of his Nash Healey X5 car in June 2020. Introduction When people think about the Donald Healey Motor Company’s many successes in car racing, rallying and record breaking, it is likely that the ‘Big’ Austin Healey (100/4. 100/6 and 3000s), the Sprite and …

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Hemmings Concours D’Elegance 2019 Report

I first became aware of the Hemmings Motor News Concours D’Elegance a couple of years ago when I wanted to add USA based Classic Car events to the ‘Events’ section of this website. For some reason it captured my imagination more than the many other Classic Car events held in the U.S. The ‘Super Class’ events of Pebble Beach, Ca. …

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Middleton Motor Monthly – Gallery

We have been hosting Middleton Motor Monthly on the Events section of the carsceneinternational.com website since the beginning of the year but today was the first time that one of us could actually attend one of the meetings. And what a worthwhile trip it was. I couldn’t have imagined encountering such an eclectic mix of cars, some fairly ordinary and …

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Healey News Bulletin July 2019

Healey and other fine cars News Bulletin This is the fifth in the Warwick Healey archive ‘oral history’ series of posts. As I have mentioned previously, the Warwickshire County Record Office (WCRO) bought the Healey Motor Company archive from Geoff Healey’s family with money donated by individuals and charities such as the Heritage Lottery Trust.One of the terms of the …

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Healey News Bulletin – Donald Healey and Briggs Cunningham

Healey and other fine cars News Bulletin As regular readers of the Healey Bulletin wil know, when I launched the Bulletin, in October 2017, its purpose was to showcase the contents of the Warwick Healey Motor Company archive (WHMCA), owned by the Warwickshire County Record Office (WCRO). Since September 2018 the Bulletin has moved on from its ‘showcasing’ mission to …

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Association of Healey Owners ‘Meet the Members Tour’ – September 2019

The Association of Healey Owners caters for Owners and Enthusiasts of cars that were built by the Donald Healey Motor company, in Warwick, UK, between 1946 and 1954. These cars are also known as Warwick Healeys or pre-BMC/pre-Austin Healeys. Just to remind you, those cars are – Westland drophead coupe. Elliot 2 door saloon. Duncan – Saloon and  drophead coupe. …