The Rotary Club of High Wycombe invites you to Buckinghamshire’s high-performance, unique car event
Listen out for the deep purr of high performance car event – Sound of Speed – organised by The Rotary Club of High Wycombe with all profits going to Thames Valley Air Ambulance and other local Rotary charities. The event will take place 2pm – 8pm Saturday 4th August 2018 at Booker Airfield Buckinghamshire.
First of its kind in the area, the event will offer car enthusiasts the opportunity to see unique models and powerful engines from over seventy different automobiles. Companies and owners of rare and unusual high performance cars will demonstrate technical perfection by running at full throttle down the 740 metre airport runway. No competition or timed runs are involved and exclusive vehicle models are invited to do demonstration runs by invitation prior to the 4 August.
The event boasts:
- Static display including beauties from Porsche, Ferrari, Mercedes and Aston Martin
- Run the runway
- J40 pedal race
The event has the following cars confirmed: Aston Martin raced at Le Mans 2017, Aston Martin Vantage, TVR Tuscan S 2002, Dodge Viper, BMW I8 electric, BMW M5, BMW M4, BMW M2, Triumph TR2 raced Le Mans 1955, TVR Tuscan and Porsche 911 RS. Watch out for announcements as the weeks go by on Star Cars at Sound of Speed.
We are proud to be sponsored by Beechdean Farmhouse Dairy Ice Cream with Beechdean AMR racing team. The ice cream, a welcome fresher, after a day of speed and hot engines.
Louise Rollins, the event organiser and member of Rotary Club of High Wycombe said about the event:
“This event is unique, not only because all profits will go to charity, but the elegant and masterful beauties we have lined up are going to blow our audience away. We are lucky to have access to a long, straight stretch of runway, massive thanks to Booker Airfield for giving Sound of Speed the pleasure of the space, perfect for high performance cars to run full throttle time and time again. Finally we are incredibly excited to offer a J40 pedal race for all our budding car buffs.”
Ruth Dunkin, Head of Community & Events at Thames Valley Air Ambulance said about the sponsorship:
‘We are delighted to have been chosen by the Rotary Club of High Wycombe as the main beneficiary charity of their Sound of Speed event because everyday anyone in our community could be in urgent need of our service. Our pilots, paramedics and doctors work together, at the frontline of saving lives across the region 19-hours a day, 365 days a year. Rotary clubs are huge supporters and play a vital role in our team, because of groups like them, our crew can deliver advanced medical care to people in an emergency.’
Set to be an outstanding, fast-paced event of exotic cars, yummy food, car gear and friendly faces.
About Sound of Speed: This is a charity car event organised by the Rotary Club of High Wycombe and the first Sound of Speed of many we hope to run annually. Proceeds will go to Thames Valley Air Ambulance and other local Rotary charities. Our title sponsor is Beechdean Farmhouse Dairy Ice Cream, Aston Martin Racing. With Gold Sponsorship from Sytner BMW High Wycombe and our Silver Sponsorship from Hypnos Beds. We anticipate advance selling most of the 3000 available tickets to petrolheads and car club members.