The Supagard Theatre was hosted by motorsport broadcaster Henry Hope-Frost and features a programme of curated talks over the four days of The London Classic Car Show and Historic Motorsport International.
Friday focused on the world of historic motorsport, where the programme examined a variety of topics including the use of technology, driving standards and sponsorship.
Over the weekend, the focus switched towards the classic car industry, enlightening talks were held with Paul Brace of Eagle E-types (designers of the gorgeous Eagle E-Type Speedster), Frank Stephenson (designer of countless exotic cars built by McLaren, Maserati, Ferrari). Future classics and Smart Buys were discussed by Quentin Willson and Philip Bell (Editor of Classic Cars magazine) which proved to be extremely popular with the crowd.
Philip Glennister went into great detail on Saturday describing his thought process behind the curation of the Getaway Cars feature and shared a few extra stories much to the amusement of the crowd.
On Sunday the highlight had to be F1 World Champion Nigel Mansell talking about his racing career – truly a fascinating man and deserving winner of the World Championship. His endurance, talent and stories were captivating. No space was left unturned as people listened in to his anecdotes of the racing scene in the 80’s and 90’s.