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Sarah Dowding, Founder & CEO

Sarah, the founder, and director brings extensive touring and motoring experience, having driven over 500,000 miles across Europe, North America, and southern Africa. Sarah runs day-to-day operations and accompanies most group tours as Tour Director and Journey Host.

Sarah has a number of classic cars that are all used on the various tours.

Thomas Brimblecombe, Tour Director

Thomas brings a lifetime of knowledge and experience in organising classic and sports car tours across Europe. He owns an MGB which has been in his family for over 50 years and has motoring and classic cars in his blood, as his father, Nick , started on of the very first companies organising classic car tours over 30 years ago.

Mel Bacon, Tour Manager

Mel is known for her capability, hard work, and a ‘can-do’ attitude, managing tours in the UK and Europe with enthusiasm.

Mel owns an MGB and adores driving and travel. She is also a keen sailor, skier and has her private pilots licence.

Liz Dowding, Tour Manager

Liz Dowding, Sarah’s mother, has been involved since the start in 2003, contributing significantly to the business’s foundation. She has driven many, many recce trips with Sarah and accompanied most tours. She is always at Goodwood Revival and Members Meeting too.

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Joe Coleman, Tour Mechanic

Most of our tours to mainland Europe and worldwide (excluding the UK or Ireland) are accompanied by our knowledgeable, capable and friendly mechanic, Joe Coleman of Oldtimer Services.