Classic car rally in Ely all in aid of Prostate Cancer UK

PUBLISHED: 13:00 05 August 2018 | UPDATED: 13:00 05 August 2018

Prizewinners Fred Leach and Ernest Cross - Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted

Prizewinners Fred Leach and Ernest Cross - Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted

Cambridge and District Classic Car Club

Ely’s Old Palace Green was the parking space for nearly 100 classic cars ranging from 15-years-old to 93-years-old.

Prizewinners Fred Leach and Ernest Cross - Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: SubmittedPrizewinners Fred Leach and Ernest Cross - Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted

It was the fourth time the Cambridge and District Classic Car Club put on the rally with co-operation from Ely Cathedral authorities, King’s Ely and the district council.

Ninety cars, from classic Austins to Bentleys, were on display at the event in the hearts of the city.

A spokesman said: “Cars present included Jaguar E Types, a 1925 Morris Oxford, a Mercedes 220 Cabriolet and a very rare Citroen DS convertible, and many cars that triggered memories in many people.

Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted

“Drivers had come from all over Cambridgeshire, from Bedfordshire and Essex, and even as far as Derbyshire. Ely had (probably) its first convoy of DeLoreans.”

All the owners exhibiting had made donations to Prostate Cancer UK and members of the public were invited to donate on the day as well.

The public were invited to vote for their favourite car, and the worthy winner was Fred Leach with his 1932 Austin 16/6 Tourer.

Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted

The committee of the club chose Ernest Cross’s Reliant Scimitar GTE as the “Committee Choice winner”.

Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted

Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted

Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted

Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted

Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted

Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted

Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted

Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted

Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted

Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted

Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted

Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted

Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted

Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted

Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted

Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted

Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted Ninety classic cars parked at Ely’s Old Palace Green formed this year’s Cambridge and District Classic Car Club rally. Picture: Submitted

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