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Events

 

We offer a professional global car transportation service - whether it be over land, sea or air - to ensure that your classic and vintage car arrives in a timely manner for the start of a Rally, an Auction or an Exhibition.

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If you would like to discuss the transportation of classic and vintage cars to Rallies, Auctions or Exhibitions please contact us directly and a member of our team would be happy to answer any questions/queries that you may have. We look forward to hearing from you.

october 2017

27oct(oct 27)12:00 am29(oct 29)12:00 amAlgarve Classic Festival

march 2018

17mar(mar 17)12:00 am18(mar 18)12:00 amGoodwood Members Meet

may 2018

11may(may 11)12:00 am13(may 13)12:00 amMonaco Historic Grand Prix

june 2018

16jun(jun 16)12:00 am17(jun 17)12:00 amLe Mans 24 Hours

july 2018

06jul(jul 6)12:00 am08(jul 8)12:00 amLe Mans Classic

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august 2018

11aug(aug 11)12:00 am13(aug 13)12:00 amOldtimer Grand Prix – Nurbugring

september 2018

01sep12:00 am03(sep 3)12:00 amZandvoort Historic Grand Prix

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At Straight Eight Logistics we are proud of our continuing association with motorsport teams and race events throughout the UK, Europe and the World. We understand the requirements for transporting and shipping production, sports and formula race cars, and the confidentiality needed to keep specifications and liveries under wraps for many race teams. By only using fully enclosed race car transporters you can rest assured that your rivals will only see your car when you wish them to.

We will transport your car directly to the circuit, where it will be unloaded into the paddock by our uniformed and highly trained drivers using winches and low approach ramp angles for low slung race cars. We are also able to transport spares and accessories with your vehicle if required. Many of our clients request for race cars to be delivered to the race circuit or road course just prior to qualifying and collected after the last race on a Sunday. Whatever your requirements, our punctuality and professionalism means we work to your race schedule not ours.

We regularly collect and deliver race cars from events such as: Goodwood Festival of Speed, Goodwood Revival, Silverstone Classic, Pau, Le Mans Classic, Monaco Historic Grand Prix, Millie Miglia. However, we can arrange delivery and collection to any race across the globe.

If you would like to discuss the transportation of single or multiple vehicles to races within the UK, Europe or further afield please contact us directly and a member of our team will be happy to answer any questions/queries that you may have.

november 2017

10nov(nov 10)12:00 am12(nov 12)12:00 amNEC Classic Motor Show

january 2018

11jan(jan 11)12:00 am14(jan 14)12:00 amAutosport International

february 2018

07feb(feb 7)12:00 am11(feb 11)12:00 amSalon Retromobile

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march 2018

08mar(mar 8)12:00 am18(mar 18)12:00 amGeneva International Motor Show

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april 2018

19apr(apr 19)12:00 am22(apr 22)12:00 amTop Marques Monaco

may 2018

25may(may 25)12:00 am27(may 27)12:00 amConcorso D’Eleganza Villa D’Este

july 2018

01jul12:00 am31(jul 31)12:00 amCar Fest North

august 2018

20aug(aug 20)12:00 amPebble Beach Concours D’Elegance

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september 2018

01sep12:00 am03(sep 3)12:00 amConcours of Elegance

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Straight Eight Logistics deliver and collect vehicles from some of the largest car auctions and exhibitions in the automotive calendar across the UK and Europe.

We have a good working relationship with all the major auction houses; simply tell us which auction your car needs to be at and we will organise the rest.

We are also the preferred transport partners for many of the UK classic car exhibitions and are often able to secure permission for early delivery and late collection at the exhibition centres as a result. Since we operate with fully enclosed single and multi-car transporters, we have the facility to provide delivery of multiple vehicles at once, and by using covered transporters we ensure your vehicles arrive in precisely the condition they left in. We are also able to offer storage at our secure facility in Hampshire should you be unable to take delivery of the vehicles immediately before or after the event.

If you are interested in participating in an exhibition or auction outside of Europe, please contact us directly and a member of our logistics team will be happy to answer any questions/queries that you may have regarding containerised shipping and air freighting further afield.

september 2017

23sep(sep 23)12:00 amHERO Challenge

november 2017

05nov(nov 5)12:00 amBonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run

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december 2017

08dec(dec 8)12:00 am12(dec 12)12:00 amHERO Le Jog

january 2018

15jan(jan 15)12:00 am15feb(feb 15)12:00 amCuba Classic

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february 2018

01feb12:00 am31mar(mar 31)12:00 amERA Road to Saigon

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march 2018

19mar(mar 19)12:00 am25(mar 25)12:00 amHoly Land 1000

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april 2018

15apr(apr 15)12:00 am20(apr 20)12:00 amHERO Scottish Malts

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may 2018

01may12:00 am31(may 31)12:00 amMille Miglia

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june 2018

01jun12:00 am30(jun 30)12:00 amModena Cento Ore

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july 2018

08jul(jul 8)12:00 am13(jul 13)12:00 amHERO 1000 Mile Trial

september 2018

01sep12:00 am30(sep 30)12:00 amERA Alpine Trial

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october 2018

01oct12:00 am31(oct 31)12:00 amERA Himalayan Challenge

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Straight Eight Logistics offer a professional car transportation service to rallies on a global scale.

We understand the concept of rallying, the requirements of the participant and the logistics involved. Straight Eight Logistics are the preferred transportation partners for several well-known rally companies, including HERO Events, Modena Cento Ore Classic, the Three Castles Welsh Classic Trial and many more.

Rallies – The participants
For rally participants we offer a door-to-door service. We collect your vehicle from your chosen location and return it there after the event to your schedule. We can liaise with the rally company directly to ensure we have priority parking for pre-event delivery and that your car is delivered to the exact location it needs to be, ready for scrutineering.

On the event, we are able to offer breakdown recovery support where required. Our transporters can be sent to shadow the route and in the event that the rally mechanic is unable to fix your vehicle at the roadside, we will be on hand to load and repatriate you and your vehicle to the next overnight stop.

For the larger events such as Tour Auto or the Mille Miglia, we offer a personal vehicle support service, whereby we follow the rally with your dedicated mechanic, spares, accessories and even luggage.

Rallies – The Organisers
Straight Eight Logistics are able to provide rally organisers with a tailored logistics support package, taking the responsibility and stress out of organising the shipping and transportation of multiple vehicles to and from the event.

We can liase with the participants on your behalf to organise all the necessary paperwork associated with customs and shipping including temporary import licenses, title clearance and carnets in advance. We will provide you with an online spreadsheet that is regularly updated for your piece of mind.

We are able to collect the client’s vehicles with single car transporters from private residences and garages and collate at our secure storage facility, which is ideally situated just off the M3 near Hook, 4 miles from Fleet Services in Hampshire. We can move the vehicles with our fully enclosed multi car transporters to international shipping ports in the UK and ensure the vehicles are correctly strapped and loaded into containers for shipping. A representative will then be sent to meet the vehicles and oversee the unloading in the arrival port and the handover to the client.

If you would like to discuss the transportation of single or multiple vehicles to rallies within the UK, Europe or further afield please contact us directly and a member of our team would be happy to answer any questions/queries that you may have.

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