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|Perthshire Classic Car Festival
- Saturday 21
City and Scone Palace bathed in unbroken sunshine and blue skies to
welcome the thousands of visitors to the Perthshire Classic Car
Festival on Saturday 21 April.
The Parade cars arrived at
Scone Palace to be 'dressed; with their rally plates and other
documentation, before driving down to Tay Street in Perth to line up
along the side of the River Tay.
See some drone footage of the cars lining up on Saturday morning
Meanwhile the club cars from
Jaguar Drivers Club, MG Octagon club, PACE and other individual entries
arrived to display their cars, exotic, vintage, specials and supercars
in the beautiful grounds of Scone Palace.
brought along a selection of his extensive collection of classic and
rare cars. to join over 200 cars lined up
across the Palace grounds for the visitors and their families to
see and chat with the owners.
HRH Prince Michael of Kent was also talking to owners as he walked
round the displays. Special cars included the open top Rolls Royce used
by Winston Churchill when he was given the freedom of the City of
Perth, An even older Rolls Royce Silver Ghost, Colin McRae Subaru Imprezza, and Ford Escort, Bugatti Veyron and Lamborghini.. Jaguar were well represented with the XK120 Coupe, LWK707, which ran a full
week non stop at 100mph, with Stirling Moss at the wheel in 1952 on
display from Jaguar Heritage.John
Clark brought along three of his own cars on the day, all three
were on the parade then on display at the palace. 1924 Bentley
Vanden Plas, 1951 Tojeiro, 2010 Alfa Romeo 8C Coupe.
The aerobatic display by a Pitts Special had everyone looking skyward in the afternoon. The
Pitts biplanes dominated world aerobatic competition in the 1960s and
1970s, and even today remain a potent competition aircraft in the lower categories. Thrilling to watch!!
This was a day out for all the family, with children's entertainment and competitions, and attractions for the ladies.
Period costume was encouraged and many were dressed in keeping with their vehicles heritage.
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|Published 22 April 2018|