Monthly Archives: August 2022


Rosemary Smith – The FIVA Heritage Hall of Fame


On Sunday 21st August Rosemary Smith was presented with The FIVA Heritage Hall of Fame award at a ceremony in  the world famous Powerscourt Gardens, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow, Ireland. The presentation formed the central attraction at the Irish Veteran and Vintage Car Club annual Powerscourt picnic. Ms. Rosemary Smith with the FIVA Hall of Fame Award Rosemary was collected from her home in a very fine 1936 Derby Bentley and driven to lunch at Powerscourt Hotel Resort. The lunch was attended by Tiddo Bresters (President of FIVA), Keith Gibbins (Chair of FIVA Motorcycle Commission) , Myles O’Reilly (President [...]

Rosemary Smith – The FIVA Heritage Hall of Fame2022-08-30T08:47:43+02:00

Inducting Evert Louwman into FIVA Hall of Fame on 26 August 2022


The second personality to be inducted into FIVA's Heritage Hall of Fame for the year 2022 was Evert Louwman (born 1940, in The Netherlands) at a wonderful ceremony in the White Room of the Paleis Soestdijk (within the commune of Baarn, in The Netherlands) during the first day of the Concours d'Elegance there on 26th August last. Mrs and Mr Evert Louwman Bresters and Ronald Kooyman the managing director of the museum At the concours d_elegance at Paleis Soestdijk With its origins dating back to the middle of the 17th century, Paleis Soestdijk is one of [...]

Inducting Evert Louwman into FIVA Hall of Fame on 26 August 20222022-08-30T08:39:03+02:00

Poltu Quatu Classic “007th Edition”


A line-up of dream cars and beautiful models framed the seventh edition of Poltu Quatu Classic, the most glamorous Concours d’Elegance of the summer taking place in the picturesque setting of Costa Smeralda and Grand Hotel Poltu Quatu. The jury, composed of sixteen influential representatives from the international classic car scene, awarded as Best of Show the Eminence-livered 1983 Lancia Rally 037 owned by Érik and Raffaella Comas. The "007th Edition" of Poltu Quatu Classic honored the long and intense relationship between Sardinia and the world of rally awarding with the prestigious Best of Show prize the Eminence-livered 1983 Lancia [...]

Poltu Quatu Classic “007th Edition”2022-08-03T07:35:20+02:00

Glasurit and FIVA renew their partnership


FIVA (the Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens or international federation of historic vehicles), which relies on the technical know-how of the Glasurit paint brand for all paint-related issues, has extended the partnership with Glasurit for another three years. The two organisations signed the new contract at BASF Coatings’ headquarters in Münster, Germany. The main objective of the collaboration is to provide historic vehicle owners worldwide with access to the best repair and restoration solutions, via a network of specialised workshops. Here, experts can help in the search for the original colour shade – or in the careful preservation or repair [...]

Glasurit and FIVA renew their partnership2022-08-02T14:00:27+02:00
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