Gearing up to get the most out of 2024?

There are plenty of car events and movies to look forward to this year...


2024 Car Events

Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live: Glow Party

17th to 18th February - The O2 Arena, London

Hot Wheels Monster Trucks come to life at this exciting event. 

Featuring a dance party, light shows and Hot Wheels toy giveaways, this event is perfect for attendees of all ages. 


Daytona 500

18th February - Florida

The Daytona 500 is a 500-mile long NASCAR Cup Series motor race which is held every year at Daytona International Speedway in Florida. 

Travel packages are available if you want to attend in person, or you can keep up with coverage of the event online - though you may need to buy a streaming service subscription to watch in the UK. 

If you can't make it this year, pre-sale access to the 2025 Daytona 500 is already available for sign up. 


Race Retro 2024

23rd February - Stoneleigh Park, Coventry

Race Retro celebrates the history of motorsport disciplines - including formula and circuit racing, rallying, touring cars and hill climbs. 

This event is for racing drivers, preparers, traders and vehicle enthusiasts alike.

You can find a range of products and services for the upcoming racing season or difficult to find parts and tools here.

You are sure to see some incredible motorsport cars at Race Retro 2024. 


Festival of Speed

11th to 14th July 2024 - Goodwood, Chichester

The Festival of Speed is a summer garden party celebrating all things motorsports and car culture.

See supercars and bikes as they speed up a hillclimb track or meet sporting legends from F1 and MotoGP.

Rally fans can watch rally drivers speed through the Forest Rally Stage. 

Family camping is available at the site if you want to really immerse yourself in the event. 


Scottish Festival of Motoring

14th July - Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh

The Scottish Festival of Motoring is an action-packed event for all the family. 

From live action motorcycle, car and BMX stunt shows to live music, you are sure to find something of interest.

The showcase arena highlights a range of incredible vehicles. You can see classic, retro, modified, performance, American and vintage cars here. 

The 20ft high vertical wall of death is one for all you thrill-seekers out there, whilst kids can make the most of the kids zone and go karts. 


Bridge Classic Car Show 2024

28th July - Woodbridge, Suffolk

The Bridge Classic Car Show featured a vintage fair, swing dancers, a live draw and around 800 cars of various makes and models in 2023. 

You can expect similar excitement at the 2024 show, which celebrates classic, vintage and historical cars. 

With food, drink, music and entertainment on offer, you won't want to miss it. 


The Broadway Car Show

17th to 18th August - Broadway, Worcestershire

With food, music and a car parade through the village to enjoy, the Broadway Car Show is a must. 

You are sure to love this celebration of classic, vintage and supercars. 


Fowey Classic Car Show and Parade 2024

22nd August - Fowey River Academy, Windmill, Fowey

As Cornwall's largest combined car show and parade, the Fowey Classic Car Show and Parade boasts ample parking and hundreds of classic cars. 

With beautiful scenery, famous regatta and several shops to look at, this really is a special event. 

If you have an eligible vehicle - such as a pre-1990 car or a modern sports car - registration is easy with no entry charge.

Please note that no dogs are allowed on the grounds of the academy. 


If you would rather head to the cinema than to an event, these films may be of interest to you…


2024 Car Movies

Ferrari, dir. by Michael Mann

Out in cinemas December 26th 2023

In case you missed it last year, you can still catch Michael Mann's Ferrari in cinemas - or you could watch it on Sky Cinema soon instead.

Adam Driver stars in this biopic about the personal and professional struggles of ex-racecar driver Enzo Ferrari during the summer of 1957. 


Furiosa, dir. by George Miller

Out in cinemas 24th May 2024

The prequel to Mad Max: Fury Road, George Miller's Furiosa follows Anya Taylor-Joy in the title role as she makes her way home through the Wasteland. 

For fans of Miller's earlier film, this is sure to be an action-packed watch involving even more outrageous vehicles. 


Transformers One, dir. by Josh Cooley

Out in cinemas 13th September 2024

With a star-studded cast including Chris Hemsworth, Keegan Michael-Key and Brian Tyree Henry, Transformers One is an animated movie that will focus more on the origins of the past comic books and television series. 

Perfect if you want to indulge in a bit of nostalgia. 


We hope that this article has inspired you to get excited about 2024 - there certainly is plenty to look forward to. 

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