green and red hot rods beside each other in a grass field

The 29th Annual British Motorcar Show is Saturday, May 4th, 2024 at the Lewes Ferry Terminal from 11 am – 3 pm. There will be no spectator entry after 2 pm. The rain date is Sunday, May 5th.

This year’s event committee has announced that the 2024 show will recognize Lotus as its featured marque. Lotus Engineering was founded in 1952 and its racing branch, Team Lotus was established in 1958, competing in Formula One racing from 1958-1994. Initially, Lotus sold cars toseveral classic cars are parked on the grass be used as private racers and had a notable racing history in Formula One. Lotus was the first marque to win 50 Gran Prix victories. The Lotus road car model names all begin with “E:” Elise, Elan, Eclat, Esprit, etc. In addition to the Lotus and other classic British Motorcars, a class of vehicles called Future Classics will also be featured at the show, comprised of British car models year 2001 to the present.

Four judges will be selecting the winners in each of 11 classes. There will be first, second and third place award plaques for all 11 classes as well as a Best in Show plaque award. The British Motorcar Show concludes at 3 p.m. with the Winners’ Circle Parade from the ferry terminal, across the drawbridge and then down Second Street. The cars will momentarily stop at Bank Street Plaza where Car Show founder Mike Tyler will be announcing the winners and the winners will be given their awards by Mayor Andrew Williams.

Show admission is $5 for adults and children 12 and over (under 12 are free). For more information, call the Lewes Chamber of Commerce at 302-645-8073.several classic cars are parked on the grass