We look for innovative and bold photographs and paintings of historic vehicles in relation to Industrial heritage that express the importance of maintaining the classic vehicles on tomorrow’s roads. 1st Category: Photography of industrial buildings, gas stations, garages,…, related to classics or industry&classics… 2nd Category: Paintings/drawings of industrial buildings, gas stations, garages,…, related to classics or industry&classics… 3rd Category: Photography showing an owner with his/her historic vehicle All works will be published on the FIVA Social media using the same hashtags: #fiva_classic, #culture #youth #internationalyouthday #2023youth,… Winners of each category should be announced by 30th September and receive publication of [...]
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Touristic Classic Motorcycle Event Wednesday, 10 May 2023 through Sunday, 14 May 2023 Start and finish in 2345 Brunn am Gebirge near Vienna Wien 1. History At the beginning of the 20th century, when motorsport was emerging worldwide, the British island of Isle of Man was considered "the" Mecca of motorbike racing for fans of this sport. Since 1907, daring road races have been held there under the name "Tourist Trophy", or "T.T." for short. The race is considered the oldest, most dangerous and most controversial race in the world. It is run on the public road network, which at [...]
Nova Gorica has received the FIVA Culture Award 2022 for the awareness raising category for its dedication over years for the popularization of importance of technical cultural heritage. The award was presented to the municipality of Nova Gorica and the Auto Moto Club Gorica (AMD Gorica) for their efforts in promoting technical cultural heritage, Today was a special day for all Gorizia's motorsport enthusiasts, and especially for historic car enthusiasts. Several prominent representatives of AMD Gorizia gathered at the award ceremony at the Municipality of Nova Gorica. Among them were the President of AMD Gorica, Miran Mozetič, and the Head [...]
The poster of FIVA International Event „ 500 km slovenských „ won the annual nationwide Slovak contest for the best advertising poster „ Zlatý klinec „ ( Golden nail ) which was attended by Slovak and foreign agencies operating at the Slovak market . The origin of „ 500 km slovenskych „ goes back to the thirties , when in 1937 and 1938 hundred km long circuit comprising famous Carpathian pass Pezinská Baba was run around Bratislava . This year rallye with FIVA International Event status started in the High Tatras , in the old spa town Tatranská lomnica , [...]
At its annual General Assembly, held in Sofia, Bulgaria, FIVA (the Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens or international federation of historic vehicles) was delighted to see a marked increase in the proportion of younger historic vehicle enthusiasts – a shift that is essential to secure the future of the movement. “Spreading the word to the younger generation is often seen as the race to win in the historic vehicle world,” says newly re-elected FIVA president Tiddo Bresters. “At times, attracting younger enthusiasts has seemed a hard hill to climb. However, two factors have helped kick-start an extremely welcome change. First, [...]
The UN’s International Youth Day celebrated across the globe, each year on the 12th of August, serves as an annual celebration of an opportunity given to the youth, to empower them and voice their challenges, successes, stories and journeys. FIVA decided to approach this day with its own twist. We are proud to present the winners of this year's competition. This year we were looking for photos of classic vehicles and owners of the vehicle in the dress code corresponding to the year/period of the vehicle. We were looking for creativity and fun! Among all the pictures that we received, [...]
The tenth anniversary of the Charter of Turin was commemorated in Turin as part of the European conference for motoring historians.Admin-22022-11-04T15:53:29+00:00
We had been anticipating the third motoring conference for two years and were finally able to welcome it. The conference was planned as a kind of duel between the pandemic and the organisers. Thomas Ulrich and Anders D. Clausager, who courageously and successfully organised the first two events on their own, one in Mulhouse (2017) and one in Louwman (2019), were more than successful. They have always been able to gather up to 100 listeners and deliver approximately twenty good and varied presentations. The conferences are biannual. The Cultural Commission found itself on its way to its organisation in the [...]
The International Federation of Historic Vehicles has a presence at Goodwood Revival For the first time ever, the Federation will have a small hospitality area at the Goodwood Revival. This facility is provided in association with our Global Partner Motul, and we are joined by the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs (FBHVC) and the British Racing Motors (BRM). We will be located in Goodwood High Street as part of the display of the BRM V16 Chassis IV in the BRM Pit. The location is shown on the Revival map as ‘Motul’, opposite Betty’s Hair Salon and adjacent to the [...]
We have the pleasure to announce the Third European Conference for Automotive History organised by Thomas Ulrich, AHG, Germany; Anders Ditlev Clausager, SAHB (The Society of Automotive Historians in Britain) AISA, Associazione Italiana per la Storia dell‘Automobile FIVA (Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens) Culture and Youth Commission and hosted by MAUTO (Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile) When? Saturday 15th October 2022 all day and Sunday 16th October 2022 till lunch time Where? Torino, MAUTO (Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile) Corso Unità d'Italia, 40 Further information: https://www.thesahb.com/third-european-conference-for-automotive-history-14-16-october-2022/ Program: 9.00 opening speeches by Thomas Ulrich and Anders Clausager ASI - Alberto Scuro FIVA - Nataša G. Jerina MAUTO - Mariella [...]
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 [...]