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Posts tagged 'Hurricane'

Update on Sir Malcolm Campbell Hurricane

Posted in Restoration on the 25th October 2020 at 2:27pm.

The restoration is now nearing completion with the last major item being a new hood which has just been fitted and the car is now roadworthy again after many years, with just some minor fettling to complete it. The restoration of this...

The Bluebird Hurricane takes “Best Car in Show” award

Posted in Restoration on the 26th March 2019 at 8:49am.

The recent restoration show at the NEC organised by our Central area was a great success for the club with many congratulatory comments from members of the public as well as other stand holders. Three of the four cars displayed had...

Update on Campbell Hurricane

Posted in Restoration on the 5th February 2019 at 9:15am.

Progress on the restoration of the Blue Bird Hurricane is moving on well despite the winter weather at Conkwell Farm. The engine is back from the engineers having had its crankshaft re-ground and its bores honed, all new bearings and piston rings...

The Bluebird Hurricane Update

Posted in Restoration on the 29th October 2018 at 7:41am.

Having been safely stored in the Conkwell workshop, some considerable time was spent sorting and listing the contents of all the 36 cartons of spares that came with the car. However what was immediately apparent was the extremely high quality of...

The Hurricane Owned by Major Sir Malcolm Campbell MBE

Posted in Company News on the 22nd August 2018 at 7:45am.

This historically important Hurricane was possibly the last road car that Sir Malcolm purchased. At the time he had held both the world Land and water speed records and so in 1946 he ordered his new Hurricane to be finished in...