This weekend's Pageant of Power featured a fire-breathing Packard Bentley and over 1200 display cars
18 July 2011

This weekend’s rain-soaked Cholmondeley Pageant of Power was host to over 1200 display cars and 175 race cars and bikes, which took on Cheshire’s 1.2 mile Cholmondeley circuit.

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Among the star cars were the Jaguar E-type, Bugatti Veyron, Ariel Atom V8 (piloted by Autocar’s very own Matt Prior), Lexus LFA, Sinsheim’s 47-litre Brutus and a fire-breathing Packard Bentley. Autocar's Steve Cropley also took to the track in his own non-V8 Ariel Atom.

Also on offer for the 70,000-strong crowds were military combat displays, powerboats and hovercrafts, Sir Stirling Moss’s 1961 winning F1 Lotus racer and the only collection of 4x4 Formula 1 racing cars.

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