2019 Sponsors

With Thanks to all our current and previous award sponsors:

Practical Classics | Classic Car & Restoration Show |  22-24 March 2019 | NEC | Sponsors

Get involved as a 2019 sponsor!

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for the 2019 awards, sponsorship opportunities include individual award sponsorship and goody bag sponsorship.

For more information, please contact;

Robbie McBride
Sales Manager
T: 020 7384 8062
E: robbie.mcbride@clarionevents.com


Practical Classics | Classic Car & Restoration Show 2019 | Tourism Ireland

In Association with Tourism Ireland

Tourism Ireland is responsible for marketing the island of Ireland overseas as a holiday and business tourism destination. We devise and deliver marketing programmes in over 20 markets across the world, reaching an audience of up to 200 million potential visitors each year. Within Tourism Ireland's Great Britain market, the island of Ireland has become a popular destination for car touring visitors given the number of exceptional driving routes on offer - including the Wild Atlantic Way, the Causeway Coastal Route and the Grand Tour of Kildare and Wicklow. 

"The island of Ireland has become a popular destination for car clubs from Great Britain given the exceptional car touring routes on offer. We value the role that car club represent in bringing trips and rallies to Ireland. Tourism Ireland is proud to support this award initiative and we wish all the nominees well."

David Boyce, Head of New & Emerging Markets, Tourism Ireland Great Britain


Practical Classics | Classic Car & Restoration Show 2019 | Classic Car Weekly

Supported by Classic Car Weekly

Classic Car Weekly is the UK's must-read classics newspaper, packed with thousands of classic cars and parts for sale every week and the news stories that matter to real classic car enthusiasts. Every week the team of expert journalists cover the latest news from the classic car industry, market analysis, auctions, event reports and have the most comprehensive and up-to-date classic car events guide. Classic Car Weekly can also help advise you on your next purchase via their Buyer's Guides and road tests, so you know what to look for in your chosen model. 


Practical Classics | Classic Car & Restoration Show 2019 | The Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs

Endorsed by the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs

The Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs exists to uphold the freedom to use historic vehicles on the road. It does this by representing the interests of owners of such vehicles to politician's, government officials and legislators both in the UK and (through the Federation International des Vehicules Anciens) in Europe. 

There are over 500 subscriber organisations representing a total membership of over 250,000 in addition to individual and trade supporters. 


Practical Classics | Classic Car & Restoration Show 2019 | Carole Nash

Award Sponsor - Carole Nash

For over 30 years Carole Nash has specialised in Classic Car & Bike Insurance at its base in Altrincham. During this time it has prided itself on its specialist product knowledge of the classic vehicle market, and the personal service it delivers to its clients. Carole Nash also has a history of supporting local and national car and bike clubs, including the Mini Cooper Register. 


Practical Classics | Classic Car & Restoration Show 2019 | Classic Car Auctions

Award Sponsor - Classic Car Auctions

Classic Car Auctions (CCA) is a specialist auction house for the sale on 'everyman' classic cars to a value of approximately £50,000. Created by the highly respected team from Silverstone Auctions, CCA offers enthusiasts the opportunity to buy an impressive selection of quality, affordable classic cars at its Midlands-based sales. 

Since its launch in February 2015, CCA has experience year on year growth and has achieved a number of auction price records. Today it is one of the UK's leading auction houses, where iconic classics, rare models, inmissable project cars and celebrity pre-owned examples often feature at their sales. 


Practical Classics | Classic Car & Restoration Show 2019 | Footman James

Award Sponsor - Footman James

Founded in1983, Footman James is one of the UK's leading specialist vehicle insurance brokers for classic car insurance and classic bike insurance; providing solutions for the owner, collector and motor trader of classic vehicles. Understanding that every classic car and classic bike owner is different, Footman james has created several policy options which have been specifically developed with the enthusiast in mind. These policy options are collectively known as FJ+ and includes cover options such as; breakdown, spare parts, agreed value and salvange retention. 


Award Sponsor - Lancaster Insurance

Award Sponsor - Lancaster Insurance

Lancaster Insurance is a leading classic car insurance specialist, with strong links to classic car clubs and is also the headline sponsor of the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show. Lancaster Insurance arrange bespoke and tailored policies which can include benefits such as an agreed value and up to 25% discount for car club members as well as options for multi vehicle policies. To speak to a dedicated memeber of the team to see how they can help you, call 01480 400950 or visit their website.


Practical Classics | Classic Car & Restoration Show 2019 | Meguiars

Award Sponsor - Meguiar's

What began a century ago as a simple furniture polish laboratory and plant in the garage of founder Frank Meguiar, Jr., now spans four generations of Meguiar family stewardship. Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2001, Meguiar's has become one of the world's leading surface care products comapnies, providing highly specialised porducts for almost every conceivable type of surface. 


Practical Classics | Classic Car & Restoration Show 2019 | Practical Classic

Award Sponsor - Practical Classics

Practical Classics is Britain's Biggest Selling Classic Car magazine with a 30-year tradition of delivering the very best hands-on advice and classic car experiences to its readers. There's loads of tech advice and tips too in the magazine that does it all: we buy, we restore, we maintain and we enjoy - just like you do. 


Practical Classics | Classic Car & Restoration Show 2019 | Adrian Flux

Award Sponsor - Adrian Flux

Adrian Flux is the UK's largest specialist motor insurance broker, covering everything from classic and vintage cars, right through to heavily modified sports cars.

We use our experience and knowledge to offer competitive rates for almost every vehicle imaginable, including classic cars. Adrian Flux Insurance also offers cover for motorcycles, home, travel, and caravans.

The Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show, with Discovery is promoted as the UK’s fastest growing classic car show. This year, we are delighted to sponsor the ‘Outstanding Club Magazine of the Year’ category for the Car Club Awards.