Calling all Rally car enthusiasts……

….have we got something for you.     The World Rally Championship Simulator will be at our show on Sunday.

Experience what it is like to be a co-driver in a world championship rally car.

Experience the speed and handling from the co-driver’s seat. From the German tarmac sections to the gravel tracks of Finland and the snow of Sweden and Monte Carlo, feel what it is like to be seated next to the world championship drivers in the top WRC rally cars

The WRC Simulator is licenced to use actual in-car footage of real WRC rally sections to bring you close to the action.


Where can you see all these supercars?

At Sherborne Castle Classic and Supercar event this Sunday 17th July – don’t miss it!

Expect to see 1,600 cars including approximately 1,000 privately owned cars – classics, US, Rally cars and a private supercar collection including:

Ferrari F40,
Ferrari 488 GTB
Ferrari 430 Scud
Ferrari 360 CS
Ferrari 348
Ferrari 355
Audi R8 V10
Honda NSX
Porsche 911 1984


Rolls Royce Marque Feature

This Rolls Royce Silver Ghost will be in our special feature on Sunday.

Silver Ghost 1924

Rolls Royce Silver Ghost SV4900, Barker Tourer 1924 owned by Bryan Stringer

This is the first time in our 13 year history that Rolls Royce has been our marque feature.  Sponsored by Rybrook Rolls Royce,  the above is just one of some very special vehicles on display.


Supercars, Classic Cars, loved and cherished cars

We have them all at Sherborne Castle Classic & Supercars

THE NOT TO BE MISSED DAY OUT on Sunday 17th July.

Here is a taster of what you will see.

  • McLaren P1, Ferrari 458 Speciale, Ferrari F40, Ferrari 599, Tesla SP90D, Porsche 991GT3, Jaguar F Type Project 7, Audi R8 V10 and many other Supercars from private collections.
  • Rybrook Specialist Cars are sponsoring the Rolls Royce special feature at the show and together with the Rolls Royce Enthusiast Club and private owners they will be providing cars tracing the history of the marque from early days to the present.
  • On the castle forecourt will be the 1905 Fiat/Isotto-Fraschini record car, the 1905 60hp- 9 litre Maudslay race car and the Haynes Museum’s 27 litre Merlin engined ‘Manchester’ Special. These mighty chain driven monsters will fire-up on the day!
  • Complementing the above special features, there will be in excess of 1600 cars on display, ranging from individuals with their cherished possession, to local and specialist car clubs, American cars, hot rods and famous rally cars.
  • Over 100 trade and craft stands and an autojumble also on site,
  • Lamborghini, McLaren and PistonHeads tours arriving during the day.

The show now in its 13th year is one of the biggest car shows in the South West, with over 8,000 people attending last year. It is managed by a not-for-profit limited company, providing a fun day out for both the enthusiast and the family, whilst raising funds for charities supported by the Rotary clubs of Yeo Vale and Sherborne Castles.  £20,000 was raised for charity last year, and the aim is to improve on this in 2016.

100 Years Old – 1916 McLaughlin Racer

This 1916 McLaughlin Racer with the 1915 Harley Davidson racing motorcycle will be part of our very special vehicles display on the castle forecourt at Sherborne.


Owner Jamie Darch will also be bringing his 1925 Maxwell Sports Roadster.

Bloodhound Driving Experience at our show

The world land speed record attempt is planned to take place in October 2017, and we are delighted to again have the Bloodhound Simulator at our show.

Bloodhound 2

On October 15th 1997 Andy Green went supersonic in Thrust SSC and set a new World Land Speed Record of 763.035 mph (1277.98 km/h). Twenty years on, that record remains unchallenged.

The team behind the BLOODHOUND Supersonic Car aims to change that and have formally announced the start of preparations for its first World Land Speed Record campaign.

BLOODHOUND SSC will be present at Sherborne Castle Classic and Supercars so you can try out the BLOODHOUND Driving Experience, and find out the latest news about the project.

The Telegraph Supports Classic & Supercars



The Telegraph, which embraces Goodwood and The London Motor Show in its car show support, has now included Sherborne Castle Classic and Supercars in its portfolio of motoring events.

We are delighted to have this recognition of the high-profile status of our Show and look forward to working with The Telegraph to bring even more benefits to visitors.

In addition to featuring us in their Saturday car supplement, they will be attending the event offering Goodie bags containing items of real interest for car enthusiasts, a copy of the Telegraph and our show guide. Watch out for them at the entrances.

Forecourt specials

Finding some really special exhibits for the castle forecourt display is Keith McGee’s challenge each year, and this this year he has found some really special exhibits for you.

Oxford Sports

This  newly restored 1921 Oxford Sports, is owned by Peter Card who is our official Commentator for the day.

Check out these rally car

Entries to our Classic and Supercar event are 25% up on last year and here are some examples of the rally cars you can expect to see at Sherborne this year.

Triumph TR4 rally car 3VC

Rally car 1

3VC is one of the works team of 4 rally cars that was campaigned by Triumph in Europe in 1962/63.  This car competed in the Alpine, Tulip, Spa-Sofia-Liege and RAC Rallies, driven by John Sprinzel in 62 and by Vic Elford in 63.  The car’s best result was 3rd in the 1963 Tulip Rally, although the engine and drivetrain came 2nd overall in the 1963 Geneva Rally whilst on loan to a Swiss privateer entrant.

Triumph 2.5 PI

rally car 2
Driven in the World Rally series by Brian Culcheth who will be at the show again this year


You can also expect to see these rally cars



Supercar Spectacular Tours

One of the highlights of our event is the tours which arrive at the site during the day. This year we have 3 tours arriving throughout the day.

The H R Owen Lamborghini tour is always guaranteed to draw a crowd – this year  we are expecting 15 cars.

The PistonHeads tour will comprise a variety of vehicles and we expect 30 cars to appeal to all tastes.

NEW this year – the Rybrook McLaren tour will delight supercar enthusiasts and we are expecting 15 cars to arrive at the show.