Weather forecasts of sunshine and cloud, but no rain, drew exhibitors and crowds to the late spring two day event producing an impressive array of classics, sports, kits, custom, hotrods, commercials and motorcycles with the arena providing full displays throughout the day with Concours judging and trophies up for grabs, exhibitors and competitors were feverishly polishing and preening to best effect.
With the judging decision finalised, it was an honour for the Hardtop Coupé design and development to receive the judges vote and winners presentation.
Set within the picturesque grounds of Kimbolton Castle and jointly organised by The Rotary Club of Kimbolton Castle and The Sporting Bears Motor Club to raise money for childrens charities. The event attracted over 80 car clubs with approx 1000 cars exhibiting on the day.
A packed programme of events saw the "Stuntmania" motorcycle team raise the temperature in the main arena.
Along with "Lord Robartes Regiment" re-enactment and "The Galaxy Swing Band" and singers performing on the event stage.
To the skies saw the newly restored Spitfire Mk XVI T311 perform a number of fly-bys before tipping its wings and returning home to join the "Battle of Britain Memorial Flight" at RAF Coningsby.
Booked to capacity months before the event, the gates opened on the 12th annual Stamford Car Show with grey skies and forecasts of rain from 1pm onwards.
Undeterred by the impending downpour, spirits were not dampened as exhibitors of kit, custom, hotrod, vintage and modern classics filled the showground at this popular event organised by The Stamford Round Table.
With attractions scheduled throughout the day to include the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight's Hawker Hurricane flyby, classic car auction and the annual Stamford Meadows Duck Race, the public support for the event was exceptional with a constant stream of visitors entering the showground.
After a very mixed show season of sun cream and wellies the 2015 Sywell Classic finally pushed all the right buttons with another glorious sunny Saturday and Sunday for the third annual Pistons and Props event.
F1, F2 and F3 racecars exhibited alongside hybrids, hotrods, dragsters and historic race karts.