For a complete list of what’s on at the Pentillie Festival of Speed 2012, visit the What’s On page.
Vospers is the region’s premier car sales group and brought a selection of new cars from across its stable of marques, which includes Ford, Peugeot, Renault, Nissan, Fiat, Abarth, Mazda and Alfa Romeo.
Vospers also brought their Abarth and Nissan hospitality rigs, with the famous Abarth Stunt Plane making a breathtaking appearance over the weekend.
For more information on Vospers, visit www.vospers.com.
4×4 off-road driving
In conjunction with Land Rover Experience Westcountry and Roger Young Land Rover, we were delighted to offer 4×4 demonstrations and an opportunity to drive them around the Pentillie Estate.
With the latest Land Rover and Range Rover models on offer, the grounds at Pentillie Castle presented a formidable challenge for the off-road vehicles.
Forster Racing School was created by Leo Forster after a decade of teaching motorsport and following five British titles in Racing. Leo wanted to allow other to feel real high powered Motorsport and was tired of racing centers simply offering customers an experience. Using the highly agile and powerful Rage Buggies capable of 0-60 in under 4 seconds on dirt, Leo started the school teaching precision driving in the 300bhp/tonne monsters.
At the Pentillie Festival of Speed Forster Racing School gave spectators the opportunity to sit next to Leo or one of his team and experience World Rally Car performance at the hands of a professional driver.
- Light weight and agile Buggys with a power to with ratio in excess of 300 bhp/tonne
- 0-60 in under 4 seconds
- Powered by Phaser Skidoo engine or a Honda 998cc fire blade engine
- Weight 460KG
Mercedes-Benz of Plymouth
Plymouth’s official Mercedes-Benz Retailer showcased six of the manufacturer’s most exciting models, including three phenomenal, V8-engined AMG variants. Taking centre stage was the 197mph AMG SLS ‘Gullwing’ Coupé, while showgoers also enjoyed examples of the C 63 AMG, E 63 AMG, new B-Class and the just-launched C-Class AMG Sport Plus.
For more information, visit www.mercedes-benzofplymouth.co.uk
Children (and adults!) put their Formula One driving skils to the test in this simulator and two other linked chassis simulators Visitors could also try two Moto GP simulators allowing them to race head to head.
South West Lotus Centre
South West Lotus Centre is a family run, performance car garage trading for 35 years. We are an independent Lotus Specialist and authorised Noble Service Agent and attended the show to demonstrate our services and equipment.
The Centre brought the latest Lotus Evora S, a Noble M400, Lotus Exige, Lotus Esprit, a totally restored 1961 Corvette and a number of performance cars.
Visit www.thelotuscentre.com for more information.
Dave Naylor – Scalextric Display
Having collected Scalextric since a young boy in the 60s, Dave’s collection is now in excess of 250 vehicles, comprising of cars, artic-lorries, trucks, police, motorbikes and side cars. Dave also has many of the buildings that have been released by Scalextric over the years, as well as all the Scalextric catalogues made since they started in 1957.
JD Racing are a small family run business located on the Devon/Cornwall border near Plymouth. They are a solus KTM dealer selling KTM Motorbikes, “On” and “Off” road models. They also have a large range of second-hand stock. JD Racing attended the event with a range of display bikes.
Visit www.johndeconracing.co.uk for more information.
Launceston & North Cornwall Motor Club
Sporting trials take place off road, in very steep muddy fields and woodland. The aim of a sporting trial is to progress as far through a section of course as possible before either stopping or hitting a course marker.The cars were on display throughout the event, navigating the steep Pentillie paddock, demonstrating the cars and drivers skill on the almost impossible terrain.
Driven to Draw
Combining the two over the years has allowed Peter developed an impressive portfolio, and meet many of the famous subjects he has drawn who have kindly signed his work.
For more information visit http://www.driventodraw.co.uk/
RHM Bodyshop strive to produce the highest quality of workmanship at a competitive rate with over 20 years experience in the trade. RHM Bodyshop offer a variety of services from insurance work to classic car restoration and much more.
For more information contact us on 01566 777171 or visit their website at www.rhmotorsport.co.uk.
ScoobyBits supply to to trade and public. They can supply all major brand performance parts, SIDC Discounts, Subaru Impreza, and Kit cars. ScoobyBits are SDR V Storm specialists – The only authorised dealer and donor supplier in the UK.