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Alfaholics Win U2TC Outright @ Donington Historic Festival 2016

After a fierce battle at our season opener at Goodwood, next stop was the highly acclaimed Donington Historic Festival which is always a fun event. Having finished on the podium 4 years in a row and having won the race outright for the past 2 years, there was much expectation for us to complete the hat trick! However we were…

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Alfaholics Annual Castle Combe Trackday 2016 – Report

Our ever-popular trackday reached its 15th anniversary this year which shows that Alfa Romeo owners really like to use their cars in the way Alfa intended! The format this year followed the same pattern as the most recent years with an Open Day at Alfaholics on Friday where customers could come along and see the workshop, storage and warehouse.…

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Alfaholics 1600 GTA Races at Goodwood Members Meeting 2016

An invitation to race at the 74th Goodwood Members’ Meeting was a fantastic opportunity to kick off our 2016 race season.  Now in its third year and proving to be a huge success, the Members’ Meeting was conceived by Lord March to recreate the wonderful atmosphere of the original BARC Members’ Meetings of the 1950s and 1960s.  There was to…

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Evo Track Car of the Year – Which car takes the crown?

Evo Track Car of the Year - Which car takes the crown? (more…)

evo Track Car of the Year - Which car takes the crown? | evo REVIEW

Charles Morgan’s Classics – Carfection

Charles Morgan looks at the Alfaholics GTA-R 270, a re-imagining of the Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint. (more…)

Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint: Charles Morgan's Classics - Carfection

Alfaholics Open Day 2016!

Refreshments Owners of all 105 and 750/101 series Alfas are very welcome to attend and enjoy a sociable day. We will be providing lunch for everyone and drinks (including espressos!) will be available…

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Alfaholics 15th Spring Track Day at Castle Combe

All 105 and 750/101 series owners welcome! We would once again like to welcome owners of all 105 and 750/101 series Alfas to take part in our 2016 track day at Castle Combe. Over the last…

Alfaholics 15th Spring Track Day at Castle Combe 9th April 2016

Alfaholics Take Pole Position & Outright Win @ Portimao!

We rounded off our 2015 season in the best possible style, taking outright victory in the last round of the fantastic U2TC series at Portimao. In making the long journey to the Algarve, we had expected to enjoy some warm and sunny weather.  Unfortunately it wasn’t to be – the further south we drove, the more it rained! Fortunately, qualifying…

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Alfaholics Victorious at Donington Historic Festival 2015

The cream of the U2TC grid assembled for the 2015 season opener at Donington, with all the fastest FIA cars present. Having won the race in 2014, all eyes were on Alfaholics to see how we would fare this year. Qualifying was due to be a tricky session, as it had rained overnight and showery conditions in the morning were…

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Alfaholics 2015 Open Day and Castle Combe Track Day Report

Once again the doors opened at Alfaholics on the Friday before the track day to allow visitors to see what we do here. This year, in addition to the warehouse and the workshop, we opened our storage facility resulting in a wonderful array of 25 Alfa Romeos on display with special focus on 7 GTAs (including 4 Autodelta cars) to mark…

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Alfaholics Open Day 2015

Preparations are well underway for our annual open day, this Friday 10th April. We will be displaying a wonderful array of 25 Alfa Romeos with our special focus being a display of 7 GTAs (including 4 Autodelta cars) to mark our celebration of this year being the 50th anniversary of the GTA! Our open day starts at 11:00am and we…

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Happy Birthday 1600 GTA!

Happy 50th Birthday to the 1600 GTA! First launched on the 18th February 1965 at the Amsterdam Autosalon where 613001 was displayed next to a production Sprint GT. To celebrate, here are some great photos of 1600 GTAs we have restored over the past few years, along with a couple that are still in progress! We will have a great…

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Alfaholics Finish On The Podium @ Silverstone Classic July 2014

This was a tough weekend's racing in our FIA App.K GTA after an issue in qualifying left us outside the top 5 on the grid and doubtful of a good result. In the 50 minute 2 driver race, Andrew battled door to door with several Cortinas in the first half of the race, ultimately losing out on raw laptime to…

Alfaholics 14Th Spring Track Day – Castle Combe 11th April 2015

Alfaholics 14th annual track day for classic Alfa Romeos will once again be held at Castle Combe on Saturday 11th April 2015. This year, we are celebrating 50 years since the launch of Alfa’s legendary 1600 GTA.  In fact, our track day will mark almost exactly 50 years since a GTA first competed in a race – the Monza 1000kms…

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“Cars Yeah” Podcast Interview of Max Banks – October 2014

When at the 2014 Laguna Seca Historics, we bumped into Mark Greene who runs the superb American automotive Podcast - "Cars Yeah". After chatting about the Stahlberg GTA Corsa, he invited me to do a Podcast interview via phone, which we just completed. Check out the link below to listen to the 35 minute interview which gives an in depth…

Classic Cars Magazine – November 2014 – Epic Restorations

The November edition of Classic Cars magazine, currently on the shelves in Newsagents, features a 7 page 'Epic Restorations' article on our recently completed Stahlberg Racing Medley Bourbon GTA!

Classic Cars Magazine – 60s Saloon Racer Shoot Out!

The October issue of Classic Cars Magazine - currently on the shelves in newsagents - features a 13 page shoot-out of road going versions of the 1960s saloon racers built to homologate cars for racing. We supplied a gorgeous 1600 GTA Stradale that we restored in 2012 for the test, ensuring the Alfa Romeo brand was well represented! Find a…

Alfaholics Victorious at the Donington Historic Festival 2014!

We are very proud to report that we took outright victory in the U2TC race at the Donington Historic Festival! U2TC is widely regarded as Europe’s toughest and most competitive series for pre-1966 touring cars, so it was a wonderful result to beat all the Lotus Cortinas and BMW 1800s! Qualifying was always going to be closely fought and Andrew…

Alfaholics Trackday April 2014 – FULL REPORT WITH PHOTOS!

As an array of 105 series Alfas began arriving on Friday morning, it was set to be another cracking track day weekend.  Once again, customers had travelled from far and wide to check out the latest products on offer, tour the workshops and generally chat all things Alfa.  Of particular interest in the workshops was a lovely white Sprint GTV…

Alfaholics 13th Spring Track Day, Castle Combe, Saturday 5th April

Alfaholics 13th annual track day for classic Alfa Romeos will once again be held at Castle Combe on Saturday 5th April 2014. Owners of 105 series Alfas who would like the opportunity to drive their cars at speed in a non-competitive environment are very welcome. Castle Combe, conveniently situated between J17 and J18 of the M4, is 1.85 miles long…

Alfaholics Race in the Monterey Reunion at Laguna Seca – August 2013

This summer, we were invited to take our FIA App.K 1600 GTA to California to race in the annual Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, which takes place at Laguna Seca over the Pebble Beach weekend. Although this would mean us missing two important European meetings, namely Silverstone Classic and Spa 6 Hours , it was a one off opportunity that we…

On Board Video in Andrew Banks’ Alfaholics TI Super-R @ Nurburgring Nordschleife!

On board Andrew's 216BHP TI Super-R battling a Gen II Porsche 997 GT3 at the infamous Nurburgring Norsdschleife!

On Board Andrew Banks’ Alfaholics TI Super-R @ Goodwood!

Wonderful on-board footage of a top specification Alfaholics TI Super-R at Goodwood Motor Racing Circuit. Driven by Andrew Banks at the recent Octane Magazine Trackday. Beautiful balance and poise exhibited by both the car and driver!

Alfaholics Finish on the U2TC Podium at the Donington Historic Festival 2013

To start our 2013 race season, we entered the opening round of the super competitive European U2TC series at the Donington Historic Festival.  As usual, it was a full grid made up mostly of Lotus Cortinas, a couple of BMW 1800s and a few GTAs - no doubt it would be a race for Alfaholics to battle the GTA's lifelong…

Alfaholics R-Types set 8m15sec lap time at the Nurburgring!

An invitation to take part in an open pitlane track day at the Nurburgring Nordschleife in June gave us the perfect opportunity to take the Alfaholics R-type cars to the infamous 14 mile circuit deep in the Eifel mountains. A quick phone call to track day enthusiast and customer Richard Cotton confirmed that he was keen to bring his Alfaholics…

Alfaholics 12th Spring Track Day 2013 – FULL REPORT

With a capacity field of 50 cars booked for Saturday’s main event, the 12th Alfaholics Spring Track Day once again kicked off with an open day at Alfaholics HQ on the Friday.  We were delighted to welcome customers and friends from far and wide who were able to check out our latest products and car builds with other like-minded Alfisti. …

Another part of the history of our 1966 Autodelta GTA discovered!

We have just received some interesting new information about our Autodelta GTA - 613102. Martin Übelher and Patrick Dasse (the authors of the wonderful new version of Alleggerita) have discovered a photograph in a collection which reveals something not previously known!  In addition to the already remarkable history of the car, this photo shows that the car was raced by…

No room at the Inn!

With life so hectic at Alfaholics at the moment, there's not even room for a little one in the workshop!  If you look carefully you'll see  a fantastic Giulietta SZ hiding away ......

Alfaholics Finish On The U2TC Podium At Silverstone Classic 2012!

With life so busy at Alfaholics, we have struggled to find the time to get our race GTA out in 2012.  Our first outing of the year would be at the Silverstone Classic meeting in the U2TC race.  What initially seemed like plenty of time to get the car ready, turned into last minute preparations and no chance to test…

Classic & Sportscar Magazine

August 2012 edition now on sale with full 105 Series review to celebrate its 50th anniversary!

Alfaholics Castle Combe Trackday 2012 – FULL REPORT

Roz Shaw's extensively Alfaholics equipped 1750 GTAm   Video onboard Maxim's Alfaholics GTA-R at the Alfaholics Castle Combe Trackday 2012 The track day weekend kicked off with our annual Open Day on the Friday.  This was a great success once again as customers travelled from far and wide to check out the latest products on offer as well as tour the…

Alfaholics FIA 1600 GTA Races At Silverstone Classic 2011

Our first race of 2011 was at the prestigious Silverstone Classic event, where we received an entry for our FIA App.K 1600 GTA in the ultra-competitive U2TC series. This event has exploded in size over the past few years, becoming the number one ‘must race at’ meeting in the European historic calendar. Arriving on Thursday, it was clear to see…

Alfaholics 10th Annual Spring Trackday April 2011

The opening of the Alfaholics Workshop last year meant that there would be a new twist to the annual Castle Combe track day for 2011. This year we had built a pair of cars for customers who would be arriving at the Open Day with the promise of a track-ready car polished and waiting! As the deadline approached, the workshop…

Alfaholics FIA 1600 GTA Races at the Algarve Classic, Portimao – October 2010

For our last race of the year, we couldn’t resist the temptation to leave a typically damp October in England and follow the sun south, taking our newly built 1600 GTA down to Portugal for the annual Algarve Classic European FIA meeting; its first proper event since we completed the build. At Portimao, we would enter the U2TC race –…

Alfaholics Nurburgring Trip August 2010

Our pilgrimage to the Ring this year was once again a sell-out event as customers joined us from all over Europe for a fantastic weekend of driving and socialising.  Rain showers could do little to dampen the excitement but certainly spiced up the circuit driving!  The hotel was reserved exclusively for Alfaholics customers and the hospitality was first-class as always. …

Victory for the Alfaholics GTA Replica at Spa 2004

Spa 6 hours 2004 was a huge meeting, with over 600 cars entered to race it seemed an organisational impossibility. Nevertheless we sat on the ferry with a degree of faith in the Belgian authorities; after all they had won back their place on the F1 calendar! The Top Hat entry list of over 80 cars made for extremely varied…

Top Hat Chimay 2004

We went to Chimay full of expectations for the 2 driver Top Hat Historic Saloon Car race; the so called ‘Dream Team’ was united for the first time, Andrew and Max Banks would share the Alfaholics GTA Replica for the first time, greatly improving our chances of success. We also fitted our newly aquired double adjustable Koni race shock absorbers…

GTA Challenge Spa Francorchamps – September 2002

The penultimate race of the GTA challenge series was held at the Spa-Francorchamps Circuit over the weekend of 13-15 September 2002 as part of the Spa six hours meeting. As at Chimay, earlier in the year, all Top Hat Competitors ended up in a single, one hour two driver endurance race i.e. GTA Challenge, 50’s Touring Cars and pre’65 Touring…

GTA Challenge & Top Hat Race Report – April 2004

First race meeting of the 2004 Top Hat Series was held at Castle Combe over Easter Bank Holiday Monday. The familiar Alfaholics Giulia Sprint GT, now with 2 litre engine, was entered in the GTA Challenge for Maxim Banks to drive, whilst the similar car of Simon Arber to be co-driven by Andrew Banks was entered in the 1 hour…

Alfaholics Victorious again in GTA Challenge! Chimay Belgium – July 2002

The second round of the Top Hat GTA Challenge was held on the 4.5km road circuit at Chimay in Belgium over the weekend of 6th/7th July 2002. All Top Hat competitors comprising, Pre 65 Historic Touring Cars, 1950's Touring cars & GTA Challenge were put together in one 50 minute race for one or two drivers with an enforced pit…

ALFAHOLICS RACING YEAR 2003

After a very successful year in 2002 when Andrew Banks contested the GTA Challenge in our 2 litre 75 Twin/Spark powered GTA Replica, this year's objective was to contest enough English Club races to enable younger son Maxim to obtain his 'A' licence in time for the 'Banks Brothers' to contest the one hour, two driver Top Hat race together…

Alfaholics Victorious in GTA Challenge! Donington Park – May 2002

Reports of the first round of the Top Hat GTA Challenge and the first Alfaholics track day from the Alfa Romeo Owners Club - UK magazine (volume 36 number 3). Reprinted by kind permission 10x8 prints taken of each individual car in action at the Track Day are available from Ken Carrington on 01245 473455

Alfaholics Victorious @ Mallory Park

Top Hat End of Season Finals was set for the ultimate showdown at Mallory Park on 10th of October. All the Big Guns were entered to claim the final race win of the year, the Miles Townsend Memorial Trophy. It would be our first meeting since Castle Combe in April with Leo Voyazides’ infamous Mustang, with whom we battled last…

Chimay Historicar – July 2005

Our annual, not to be missed, trip to the fabulous Chimay road circuit on the Belgian/French border, south of Charleroi, had previously been undertaken as part of Top Hat’s Pre ’66 Touring Car Race, combined with GTA Challenge. However, this year we thought it would be more fun to run our car on serious slicks, instead of period Dunlop Crossplies,…

Classic 6 Hours Of Spa Francorchamps

The Classic Six Hours of Spa Francorchamps race meeting, held this year over 4 days from September 22nd has exploded in popularity in recent years. We had participated in the one hour Top Hat Race for the past 3 years, but due to a shortened race in 2004 and with much of it under the Safety Car, we decided only…

Zolder May 2006: Dutch Alfa Challenge

I have taken an interest in the Dutch Alfa Challenge for a number of years now and was finally able to join in the fun at their excellent race programme of 2x 30 minute races at Zolder recently. This gave me the opportunity I had been looking for to race against the fastest Alfas, both modern and 105 series, in…

Alfaholics 2.0 Sprint GT on the podium at Dijon 21-24 June 2007!

Some weeks ago we were invited to race our 2.0 Sprint GT in the French Championship for Modified 60’s & 70’s Saloon Cars at Dijon. The great news was that the race formed part of the famous Grand Prix de L’Age D’Or meeting. The biggest in the historic racing calendar for the French, it is the equivalent of the Spa…

Nurburgring F1 Circuit – 5-7 October 2007

This year has seen a reshuffle in the organisation of the Dutch Alfa Challenge that we raced in at Zolder in May 2006. This year, it has strengthened its ranks by teaming up with the German Kumho Alfa Series. Not only has this added more cars to the grid, some very impressive, such as a fully modified Montreal, but it…

Snetterton April 2010

For our first race of the year, we took our 2.0 Sprint GT racer to Snetterton in order to compete in the Masters “Touring 70s” series. This series runs as a 45 minute race with a single pit stop for a driver change and has been set up to give the homologation specials of the 70’s a home to race…

CLASSIC ITALY

On a recent trip to Rome and Naples to view cars and buy parts, Diana and I were advised to have diner at Il Ristorante Caruso, just off the main square in Sorrento. We were perfectly prepared for the excellent cuisine, but certainly not for what turned out to be a fascinating museum dedicated to the great tenor, Enrico Caruso,…

Alfaholics 8th Spring Track day at Castle Combe 4th April 2009

Our annual track day at Castle Combe was another huge success this year with our regulars back again, joined by a number of new faces, many of whom were trying their hand at a track day for the very first time under the expert guidance of our instructor. Others came from far and wide to join in what has become…

Alfaholics Castle Combe Spring Trackday April 2007

The Alfaholics Trackday Weekend 2007 was once again hugely successful, drawing clients from around the world to both watch as well as take part. Bookings came in thick and fast for the weekend and we were fully booked 3 weeks beforehand. Earlier in the year I received a call from Robert Petersson, editor of the Swedish magazine ‘Auto Motor &…

Alfaholics 4th Annual Trackday – 2005

They say that the sun always shines on the righteous! So, for the fourth year running Alfaholics were blessed with sunshine and fine weather for their annual spring track day at Castle Combe. Bookings had started coming in before Christmas and the 54 places were filled two weeks before the event, which was being run to the previous year\'s format…

Alfaholics Nurburgring Track Weekend 20-24 August 2009!

Following the tremendous success of our two previous weekends, we are now organising a 3rd Alfaholics trip to the infamous Nurburgring this summer! As those who have joined us in the past will testify, lapping the Nordschleife is quite simply the ultimate driving experience. 13 miles and 73 bends add up to what is undoubtedly the most demanding circuit in…

Bo Johansson & Robert Petersson

Bo Johansson is a long time enthusiast and Alfa freak! When I started racing (my first race car was a Mod-Sports Frogeye Sprite) he was often Clerk of the Course and using his Giulietta Spider as Course Car, at the Falkenberg track, some 90 kilometres south of Gothenberg. Bo has been a power generation engineer all his life and at…

Extra Trackday Photos

Dobson Jr. drives Dobson Snr. in their track & hillclimb GTV The Merrell brothers lead John Symes in Richard\'s 2 litre GTA Replica... nice clipping point! Adam Pleeth driving his father Ian\'s 2 litre GTA Replica Max Banks took many people out for hot laps in his Alfaholics GTA Replica. Here leading Richard Merrell\'s brother. GTA Replicas were plentiful this…

ALFAHOLICS 8TH SPRING TRACK DAY

Alfaholics 8th annual track day for classic Alfa Romeos will once again be held at Castle Combe on Saturday 4th April 2009. Owners of 105 series Alfas who would like the opportunity to drive their cars at speed in a non-competitive environment are very welcome. Castle Combe, conveniently situated between J17 and J18 of the M4, is 1.85 miles long…

ALFAHOLICS 7X15” GTA VELOCE WHEEL

Over the last few years we have seen the gradual withdrawal of performance 14” tyres from the market, only to be superseded by a tyre that is unavailable in 14 inch. Firstly, the Yokohama A520, then the superb Bridgestone Potenza RE 720, quickly followed by Yokohama’s A539. This trend will only continue with performance tyres around the world becoming harder…

Richard Banks visits South Africa

During a recent trip to South Africa, I was able to spend a great evening with Rodney Sachs, his delightful wife Zandie and some friends, at their home in Johannesburg. Rodney and Zandie hosting a barbeque! Having supplied parts to Rodney for the 2000GTV he built and drove so successfully on the first classic East African Safari Rally, I was…

Alfaholics Nurburgring Trip 1-4th August 2008

Following the popularity of our first Nurburgring customer event in 2007, there was tremendous demand for us to organise another trip this year. This time, we booked a superb hotel set in beautiful surroundings near Nurburg where we could reserve all 15 rooms for a long weekend. This would provide a fantastic base for our 2008 trip. With English, Swiss,…

Nurburgring Nordschleife 2006: Track Weekend Report

Following the huge success of last summer’s trip to the Nordschleife, I spent much of last winter dreaming of being back in the magnificent amphitheatre of the Eiffel mountains, queuing up at the ‘toll booth’ barrier for one more lap. Oh what I would have done just to do one more lap! Having fallen in love with the circuit so…

Dep-O: Alfaholics Production GTA Replica Article

Simon and Gerard originally came to do an article on us for Retro Cars magazine when we were still based in Devon and I had just completed the build of my GTA Replica. Now they have set up a superb on-line magazine called Dep-O and came to revisit Alfaholics to see what we have been up to in the last…

Alfaholics Trackday 2004

ALFAHOLICS 3RD TRACK DAY CASTLE COMBE 17TH APRIL FOR CLASSIC ALFA ROMEO CARS Following heavy overnight rain which made the track slippery for the first hour of the morning, Alfaholics was blessed with another wonderful dry day for their increasingly popular classic Alfa Romeo track day. The event was fully pre-booked with all 48 cars arriving and sixty nine drivers…

Alfaholics moves to new premises near Bristol!

After 9 years operating from Devon, we have now moved to a modern 5,000 sq.ft warehouse on the outskirts of Bristol, in order to accommodate our rapidly expanding business. A bespoke state of the art racking system has been installed which currently provides in excess of 3,000 sq.ft of shelf space and has the ability to incorporate an integrated mezzanine…

Max visits Goodwood Festival of Speed 2006

This year\'s Goodwood Festival of Speed was a spectacular event! Saturday was busier than I can ever remember in terms of vistors and even the wet start to Sunday did not deter huge floods of people from arriving! It was easy to see why, a huge star studded line up with names such as Rene Arnoux, Nino Vaccarella, Vic Elford,…

Alfaholics Castle Combe Track Weekend April 2010

This year we added an extra dimension to our trackday weekend with an official open day on the Friday in order to allow people to see our cars, workshops and of course our mail order warehouse! We were blessed with beautiful cloud free weather all weekend (again!) which added to the delight of the open day when we had more…

The Alfa Romeo Owners Club chose the GTA as theme for the 2002 International Classic Motor show

The Alfa Romeo Owners Club chose the GTA as the theme for their stand at the November 2002 International Classic Motor show at the N.E.C. Birmingham.  In celebration of it\'s overall victory in the 2002 European Touring Car Championship a new 156 GTA was supplied by Alfa Romeo GB, whilst a 1300GTA Junior, resplendent in wide body Group 5 specification,…

ALFAHOLICS 7TH SPRING TRACKDAY 2008

Rain forecast for the Alfaholics trackday? Had our lucky streak finally come to an end? Was it really going to be wet? The forecast must be wrong, surely it couldn't be wet? Rumor was rife in the days leading up the 7th Spring Alfaholics Trackday @ Castle Combe. Dinner on the evening before the trackday was held at Marco's Italian…

UK National Alfa Day 2006

Boughton House Richard Morris collects 1st place Trophy for the best 105 series and the Malcolm Morris award for the best Bertone Coupe. Car restored by Richard Banks of Alfaholics The Alfaholics stand was a hive of activity all day, especially for the members of the Dutch Alfa Club who had come over to England for the weekend. They were…

Alfaholics Workshops

Workshop Services At the start of this year, we opened a new 5,000 sq. ft. fully equipped workshop in order to build and maintain road, race and trackday cars. Facilities include 2 post service lifts as well as flat floor, corner weight and bumpsteer equipment to ensure that once built, your car’s setup is fully optimised. Whether you are looking…

Fitting guide for spider soft-tops

Removal With the soft-top in the up position, remove the rear seat trim or carpet (depending on model) at the back of the soft-top. This will reveal a row of 8mm headed nuts which locate the three retaining strips & trim for the bottom of the soft-top. Be very careful undoing these nuts, which are often rusted on earlier cars!…

Alfaholics Nurburgring Track Weekend 1-4 August 2008 Sign Up

After last year's hugely successful customer trip to the Nurburgring, we have decided to organise another trip to the infamous old GP circuit for this summer! The feedback from last year's "Ringers" has been tremendous and, unsurprisingly, we have been inundated with requests for more of the same in 2008. As those who came last year will testify, lapping the…

Alfaholics 5th Spring Castle Combe Trackday 2006 – Report!

For the 5th spring Alfaholics Trackday there was one major change to the ever popular format. This year, the trackday was purely for 105 series Alfa Romeos. Having previously accepted bookings for 101s, Alfettas and 75s, we found ourselves turning away customers with their 105 series cars. As a result we felt that for 2006, it was finally time to…

Swedish Customer Robert Petersson’s GTAm Race Car

Over the last few years Robert, with the help of Bo Johansson, has been buiding a 100% accurate replica of the infamous GTAm to campaign in Europe in FIA App K Period G races. The car is now finally finished and looks stunning, the car has been built with many Alfaholics race components including our race suspension kit with FIA…

GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED

After being lent a 156 GTA by Alfa Romeo UK for use at our last Castle Combe track day, we were naturally delighted to be able to reciprocate by lending our 1600 Giulia Sprint GTA to display on their stand at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. This fabulous 3 day event was blessed with wonderful weather and provides enthusiasts with…

Classic Cars Magazine Article: December 2007

In the shops now, until the end of November. www.classiccarsmagazine.co.uk

Modern GTV and Spider Sports Exhausts (1996-2006)

Alfaholics is proud to present the first in a range of stainless steel sports exhausts for modern Alfa Romeos, starting with the 2.0 Twin Spark, 2.0 JTS, 3.0 V6 and 3.2 V6 GTV and Spider 1996 – 2006. The system is available in direct replacement sections, fully interchangeable with OE, or as a full system with a free flow sports…

Alfaholics Nurburgring Trip 20th-24th August 2009

Wow, what an event and undoubtedly our best yet! After the tremendous success of last year’s trip, we decided to add an extra day this time, making it a full 5 days away so everyone could have a chance to relax as well. Ten cars gathered at the Eurotunnel terminal bright and early on Thursday morning for our crossing to…

Gift Voucher Terms & Conditions

Vouchers may be exchanged at face value for products offered by Alfaholics (subject to availability) at the price subsisting at the time of redemption. Where applicable, carriage and VAT will be added and charged at the rate in force on the date of redemption. Vouchers may only be exchanged for products of an equal or higher value (upon payment of…

ALFAHOLICS 7TH SPRING TRACKDAY 2008

Alfaholics 7th annual track day for classic Alfa Romeos will once again be held at Castle Combe on Saturday 12th April 2008. Owners of 105 series Alfas who would like the opportunity to drive their cars at speed in a non-competitive environment are very welcome. Castle Combe, situated between J17 and J18 of the M4, is 1.85 miles long and…

The Alfaholics GTA Replica goes to the Nurburgring Nordschleife

I was recently invited to join a group on a European tour to the infamous Nurburgring Nordschleife circuit deep in the Eiffel mountains. The chosen weekend of the 8th – 10th July was one of only a handful of weekends during the year when the circuit was open to the public all day Friday, Saturday and Sunday. My choice of…

Alfaholics GTA-R Production Launch!

We are proud to announce that we can now offer the ultimate fast road & trackday 105 series, the Alfaholics GTA-R, built to order. Using either the original Giugiaro 'stepnose' design or the post 1967 GTV/GT Junior as a basis, these cars represent the ultimate modern take on the all-time classic 105 Series coupe. The Alfaholics GTA-R represents a completely re-engineered and updated105…

Alfaholics Nurburgring Customer Track Weekend 26-29th July 2007

So we've done it, the first Alfaholics Nurburgring Nordschleife trip with our customers! This event will become fixed in the annual Alfaholics social events calendar and looks set to become THE European get together for customers and 105 enthusiasts alike! Well, what a trip! Not only did we have a riot on track, but the social side was also absolutely…

Alfas @ Goodwood Festival of Speed 2005

I had a fabulous day at Goodwood and managed to see many clients, including several who were preparing or driving cars that had been invited to take part in the hillclimb. Here are photos of the Alfas in the paddocks at the Goodwood Festival of Speed on Saturday 25th June 2005. 1964 Giulia TZ1 in the Style et Lux Enclosure…

Alfaholics 7×15 GTA Veloce Wheel Tested!

A truly momentous occasion, the first pre-production 7x15" GTA Veloce wheels have arrived at Alfaholics, right on time! The 2 different offset types have been fitted with a range of tyre sizes and have been trial fitted for clearance on the broad range of cars that we own at Alfaholics. This includes both early and late GT as well as…