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  • Nov172022

    Our final farewell.

    With deep sadness we say farewell to Simon Arron – a celebration of one of motor sport’s finest writers and commentators.…

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  • Nov152022

    Lost Racing Circuits By Simon Arron

    Situated high on the moors above the Ribble Valley, the Beacon Fell View holiday park offers magnificent views across swathes…

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  • Nov042022

    Unchartered Waters

    In its modern form, the classic car market has essentially been in existence for a little over 40 years. The…

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  • Oct312022

    There’s nothing scary about a mature, sophisticated funding plan…

    As the market changes, it is important for us to go back to the skeleton of our business offering, which…

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  • Oct192022

    Hagerty Price Guide – Autumn/Winter 2022 Special partner edition

    For the past 25 years I have had the privilege of being able to operate in a market sector which…

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  • Oct072022

    The Insider’s Market Report – What Price Royalty?

    I’ve previously explored the difference a famous owner can make to the value of a car, although my analysis has…

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  • Oct072022

    Falling for the Main Dealer proposition

    Are new cars looking expensive? My office is constantly being asked to prepare quotations against new car purchases from main…

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  • Oct072022

    Lauren’s Latest

    Are your borrowings under pressure? Once again the Bank of England may consider raising interest rates in an attempt to further…

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  • Sep292022

    “Bubbles” and the start of Hesketh

    Published in Motorsport Magazine Sept 2022 Volume 98 No. 9 Click below to read via PDF Hesketh PDF

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  • Jul122022

    The Insiders Market Report: As Good as Gold?

    With annual inflation closing in at 9% and financial markets stalling I have been half considering liquidising my own portfolio and instead adding to my garage collection.

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  • May102022

    Unintended Consequences

    At the beginning of the year, if someone had said to me the Vladimir Putin would invade Ukraine and that…

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  • May062022

    Let’s take a look at your loans

    6th May 2022  Restructure your loans… As you will know, the Bank of England has just raised the base rate…

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  • Apr272022

    Congratulations to the new faces of British Formula 4.

    As a technical sponsor to your Formula 4 Championship, we would like to say a huge congratulations to the drivers…

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  • Apr262022

    Classic & Sports Finance announces partnership with Hagerty

    Classic & Sports Finance announces a new partnership with Hagerty International, the UK’s leading classic car insurance company, to offer…

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  • Apr132022

    Classic & Sports Finance on board for ROKiT British F4 2022

    Press Release : Classic & Sports Finance on board for ROKiT British F4’s new chapter Established in 1999, Classic &…

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  • Apr072022

    The Insider’s Market Report – ‘Young timer’ F1 Cars

    Rewind the Formula One clock 30 years and you’ll find cars with real presence, neat of line and without the…

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  • Jan242022

    Goodbye to the accidental classic

    With the recent UK scrap page scheme, in which owners were paid to scrap older, inefficient cars in favour of…

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  • Dec012021

    Which Classic Car Should I Invest In?

    Which Classic Car Should I Invest In? The question above is one that I am asked constantly and my standard…

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  • Nov292021

    British F4 Launches 2022 Car

    26 November 2021 The ROKiT F4 British Championship certified by FIA has entered a new era as the second-generation car…

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  • Nov222021

    £1.2 Million Capital Release

    £1.2 Million Capital Release Against High-Value Car Collection Providing finance for a car purchase is one element of our service, however, the bulk…

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  • Nov012021
    The Changing Faces of Automotive Retail.

    The Changing Faces of Automotive Retail

    When lockdown hit last March industries had to reinvent the way in which they operate in order to continue doing…

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  • Oct082021
    Prestige Driver

    Prestige Driver App™

    Prestige Driver App™ Partners with Classic & Sports Finance The New Way To Browse Collectable Cars We are always keen…

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  • Oct062021
    changing of the Guard

    Changing of the Guard

    Unlike some stakeholders in the industry, we have no vested interest in commenting on the market – we don’t have…

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  • Sep242021
    Goodwood Track Day 2021

    Goodwood Track Day 2021 Video

    Goodwood Track Day 2021 Video We are pleased to share the final cut of our Goodwood Track Day 2021 video…

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  • Sep152021
    LOAN CONSOLIDATION

    Loan Consolidation Q&A

    What is loan consolidation? Loan consolidation is a method of consolidating multiple loans onto one agreement. What are the benefits…

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  • Sep152021
    equity release

    Equity Release Q&A

    What is equity release? Equity release is when you place an unencumbered asset onto a finance agreement and release the…

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  • Sep152021
    Refinance

    Refinance Q&A

    What is refinance? Refinance is when we review your current finance agreement on your car or asset and re-structure the…

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  • Sep012021

    The Electrification of Classic Cars

    The Electrification of Classic Cars- Is it the Future? In August a report by Systra, of one of the world’s…

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  • Aug262021

    Car Market – Post COVID

    The Car Market – Post COVID Last August, amidst the uncertainty of COVID-19, we gave our take on the market…

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  • Aug192021
    Ferrari 308 GTS

    Ferrari 308 GTB – For Sale

    This rare left-hand drive Ferrari 308 GTB is an early 1977 car with an unusual and interesting history. For sale…

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  • Aug192021

    Jaguar E-Type – For Sale

    This is a great example of the Jaguar E-Type, it is the rarest and most desirable Series 111 production of…

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  • Aug192021

    Three Rare and Excellent MGs – For Sale

    For this client, it is time to reduce the selection of cars he owns and can realistically drive. We have…

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  • Aug192021

    McLaren 570S – For Sale

    Here we have an example of a true drivers car, developed and built by a manufacturer renowned for its successes…

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  • Aug192021

    Ferrari F430 – For Sale

    Stock Image  We are offering here an F430, from a special client looking to extend his garage space. This car…

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  • Aug192021

    Racing Mini Cooper S – For Sale

    For entry level FIA racing, we are offering on behalf of our client this pretty and competitive Mini Cooper S.…

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  • Aug132021

    Mat Davis Foundation

    Our chosen charity- Mat Davis Foundation  Many of our regular clients will know our Head of Finance Operations, Lauren Davis,…

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  • Apr012021

    Why Make a Continuation Car?

    Continuation or Deviation? In the last few years, we have seen a succession of what has become known as ‘Continuation’…

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  • Mar262021

    Fuelling the Future: E10 Fuel Changes

    What are the changes? From 1st September 2021, all 95-octane petrol on sale will be E10 grade, meaning that there…

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  • Jun222020

    Borrowed elsewhere? It’s time to check your agreement.

    The past few months have naturally encouraged many of us to look at the structure of our financial commitments and…

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  • Apr202020
    Classic Sport And Finance The Market Online Auctions

    The Market – Online Auctions

    How to Buy and Sell in Lockdown Whilst some of the houses are now offering online bidding, others have simply…

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  • Apr202020

    Opportunity for the Enthusiast?

    We are currently experiencing extraordinary times – coronavirus is sweeping across the globe, lockdown is impacting billions of people and…

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  • Apr022020
    Classic & Sport Finance Why Wealthy People Finance Cars

    Why Wealthy People Finance Cars

    Finance can often be a dirty word and there is a common misconception that finance is about affordability.  Of course…

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  • Mar302020

    Ferrari F40 Values

    Ferrari F40 Values The Ferrari F40 was released in 1987 with a list price in the UK of £163,00, about…

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  • Mar102020

    CSF Sponsor the Bugatti Owners Club and Prescott!

    This year we are delighted to be welcomed into The Bugatti Owners Club and Prescott Hill Climb as it gives…

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  • Mar032020

    Halves & Thirds, Explained

    Our latest article in the series of Finance Explained, looks at a relatively unknown clause in a Regulated finance agreement…

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  • Feb202020

    Interest Only Finance, Explained…

    There are occasions when a loan may be required for a limited time only, say 24 – 36 months, as…

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  • Feb182020

    How To Fund Your Ambition

    “I didn’t have any interest in money growing up, because I didn’t have any. But when it came to getting…

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  • Feb182020

    Funding The Habit

    Racing anything with wheels can potentially have an inherent element of expenditure – there’s no other way of putting it.…

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  • Feb182020

    What is the Most Iconic Racing Car of All Time?

    What is the most iconic racing car of all time? There aren’t any right or wrong answers, but there are…

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  • Feb172020

    New Dealer Partner – Redline Engineering Ltd

    We are always thrilled to work with our Dealer Partners and this time we introduce Redline Engineering and welcome them into our…

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  • Feb062020

    Balloon Payment – Beware of the Benefits

    The request for a balloon-type facility or an offset payment has become second nature when discussing the repayment profile of…

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  • Jan302020

    Does classic racing impact road car values?

    We are thrilled to be involved and to be asked to write a regular column in the Historic Motor Racing…

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  • Jan292020

    Regulated Vs Unregulated Finance

    As you may be aware, Hire Purchase is divided into two different documents, Regulated and Unregulated. We talk through the…

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  • Jan162020

    Equity Release, Explained…

    The simplest and safest way to release capital from cars and other assets. Find out what equity release is and how it may work for you…

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  • Nov122019

    A Buyer’s Market

    The past 12 months have revealed a challenging time for the classic and historic car sector with values "correcting" in…

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  • Oct042019

    Our new partnership with the Bugatti Owners Club

    We are absolutely delighted to have a partnership opportunity for 2020 with the Bugatti Owners Club and Prescott Hill Climb. It is…

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  • Sep262019

    Over 1000 Bentleys at Blenheim Palace

    2019 marks the 100 anniversary of Bentley Motors. We are proud to work alongside the Bentley Driver's Club and as…

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  • Aug142019

    Darren Turner – Motor Sport Magazine Podcast

    An exclusive evening with three-time Le Mans winner, Darren Turner of Aston Martin Racing.

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  • Aug142019

    Bentley Driver’s Club – Cavalcade of Titans | August 2019

    We're very proud to support the Bentley Driver's Club, and a chance to join and sponsor them for their 'Cavalcade…

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  • May192019

    The Return of the Challenger

    When Reg Parnell wanted to build a car to put the British back at the forefront…

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