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GOODWOOD REVIVAL. For those interested in vintage cars, vintage clothes and combining the two in a spectacular three-day event in the hills of West Sussex, this is the one. The circuit was restored by the current Lord March to its original 1950s condition, and everything from the restaurants to the cigarette girls is in keeping with the period. Goodwood.co.uk

MOTOR SPORT CIRCUIT GUIDE. A sort of one-stop shop for anyone interested in motor racing, with details about every major racing circuit in the world, plus tips on where to stay, buy tickets and generally soak up the smell of burning petroleum. Motorsportcircuitguide.com

CARS FOR THE CONNOISSEUR. A monthly newsletter for vintage motoring enthusiasts, with the focus on difficult hill-climbs and unusual circuits, such as the Vernasca Silver Flag Historic Hill Climb. Carsfortheconnoisseur.com

THE HISTORIC AND CLASSIC CAR HIRER'S GUILD. Engaged in the rental of exemplary classic motor cars of all periods and styles. Like Avis or Hertz, but with running boards, walnut dashboards and cigarette lighters that are fit for the purpose. Classiccarhire.co.uk

REAL CAR. Precisely what it says on the tin: a rental purveyor of classic Bentleys and Rolls Royces to buy, as opposed to any other sort of "unreal" vehicle. Realcar.co.uk

CAR AND CLASSIC. For those of us forced to drive motor cars other than Bentleys or Rolls Royce, these two companies will sell you other makes of classic car, even including foreign ones. Carandclassic.co.uk
Classiccarsforsale.co.uk

CLASSIC AND SPORTS CAR. A reputable classic car dealer located very close to the glorious North Yorkshire Moors, as personally recommended by The Chap's motoring correspondent, W de Forte. Classicandsportscar.ltd.uk

SUMMER WINE CLASSICS. The further automotive ramblings of W de Forte, in which he assesses the merits of vehicles from his grandfather's first Daimler to modern-day supercars, may be enjoyed at this location: Summerwineclassics.co.uk