Record crowds of over 67,000 saw flaming Mavis, Chris William’s extraordinary Packard engined Bentley and Alan Minshaw’s thunderous Chevrolet Malibu, they bought their lunch from the brilliant food stalls, thrilled to the old-school grass track racing, wigged out to Status Quo on the Friday, and picnicked to Aled Jones classics spectacular on Saturday, held fingers in their ears at the chiming scream of Brain Glover’s 1965 Honda RC165 race replica and the fast-jet roar of Jonathon Whaley’s Miss Demeanor, the luridly hued Hawker Hunter.
It was all pretty memorable and most Cholmondeley old hands reckoned this was the best ever Pageant. I'm inclined to agree.
Elfyn Evans to drive the car that won the Monte Carlo Rally.
MV Agusta built its reputation around dominating Grands Prix with its ‘fire engine’ red and silver racers
The Excelsior motor cycle company had been quietly building vee-twins for several years.
The Cholmondeley Pageant of Power takes place in the beautiful grounds of Cholmondeley Castle, where the Cholmondeley family have resided since Norman times.
The Caterham Lola SP/300.R takes overall win at the Cholmondeley Pageant of Power 2012 and achieves the fastest ever lap..
Napier-Bentley Crash at CPOP 2014
CPOP is one of the premier days out for any motor racing enthusiast.
A must-see for any motorsport fan!
CPOP 2012 Highlights
Car Clubs are a huge part of the Pageant of Power. We were delighted to have had over 60 clubs attending last year’s Pageant of Power. Plans for 2014 are well underway, with the theme celebrating all that is Italian.
If you had the chance to jump in one of these cars waiting at the Start Line, which would you choose?