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Author: BlendLine / Images: BlendLine Apparel  Join Blendline, Automax and Allycat Wheels on the inaugural Monte Coastal driving tour! Taking place this weekend, on Sunday 6th March, the meeting place and start venue of this driving tour is Automax in Dolgellau from 9am. Entrants will be presented with their tour pack on their way into the Automax start location which includes a car sticker that also acts as a pass for the toll on the route. After a coffee and a sarnie (catering van on-site) the tour starts at 11am and heads over the Penmaen Pools toll, toward Barmouth and the...

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Author: Tom Magnay / Images: BlendLine Apparel  There's no place quite like Caffeine and Machine. No, really. It's nestled in the heart of the Warwickshire countryside, you turn in off the main road that runs between Stratford-upon-Avon and Ettington, and you're normally greeted by a friendly member of staff at the gate who will check your ticket (if applicable) and direct you where to park. Parking in the gravel car park behind the main buildings, you'll have probably already driven past a number of notable pieces of metal in the car park, and that's exactly what appeals to me (and every...

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As dusk turned to night, and spot lamps and light bars were fastened to the bonnets of the competition cars around me, it struck me that there is not enough night time rallying that goes in here in Britain. There is something quite special about watching the arcs of bright light carving their way around a rally stage in front of a car, with rays of light catching on trees and walls, not to mention the occasional pop of flame from an exhaust or even a glowing brake disc if you're lucky.

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Author: Tom Magnay / Images: Niall Evans, BlendLine Apparel  Better late than never right? Normally a phrase used when something has been delayed or left way over the intended deadline. Well this article is no exception, I meant to write it in July or early August right after the event took place, but knocking on November's door and here we are! Sometime in early 2020, right when the world was about to go into 'rollercoaster mode', I put in an entry to run one of my cars at Bromyard Speed Festival. Ordinarily, BSF has been set in the middle of...

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Blendline Magazine now has a podcast associated with it, featuring Tom Magnay and friend of BlendLine, Sion Ellis, of Allycat Wheels and Automax Garage.

Gobble De-Clutch Podcast Episode 1 is now live on the BlendLine YouTube channel, (listen below) and is an introduction to the podcast, the podcast hosts, and a bit of a chat about a nice lady called Barbara and her old Mitsubishi. Also discussed are Volvos, Mozart cassettes, WRC, Jeremy Vine, labradors and collecting old tat.

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