JUN 00] COVENTRY
AND WARWICKSHIRE PROMOTIONS NEWS
Festival Motorcade To Mark City's Heritage
rich motor heritage will proudly drive through the streets of the city
as part of the Godiva Festival on Friday.
cars will gather in the Memorial Park before embarking on a circuit at
6pm that will take about 45 minutes.
than 100 cars dating back as far as the 1930s will take part in the
motorcade, which is organised by young trainees at festival sponsors
Peugeot and Jaguar.
on show include an 1932 Austin 7, a 1933 Ford, three Jaguar E-types
and a clutch of Rileys, Humbers, Sunbeams, Singers and Rovers.
Sky Blues victory bus used for the parade after the 1987 FA Cup Final
success will also take part, and there will be some cars from the
collection at the Museum of British Road Transport.
route will go down Kenilworth Road and Kenpas Highway, into the city
via Leamington Road and Warwick Road, along the ring road to Radford
Road, and returning to the park via Moseley Avenue, Holyhead Road,
Allesley Old Road and Earlsdon Avenue.
and after the run members of the public will be able to look at the
cars in the Park and Ride section of the park, which will be closed to
on show will be the new luxury Peugeot 607 and some classic old fire
in previous years the car judged the finest by all the participants
will be awarded a trophy.
year’s winner, a 1967 Jaguar E-type DMC owned and cared for by Bob
Beecham, of Main Road, Meriden, will be taking part.