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Do classic cars need an MOT test?

Wednesday 11th August 2021

No – classic cars do not require an MOT test by law, and they are exempt from this DVSA annually testing. Read on to find out more about classic car MOT exemptions, as well as which other vehicles are exempt – and how to keep your historic vehicle maintained. Classic car MOTs Classic cars, also kn... Read More

What causes heavy steering?

Wednesday 21st July 2021

Does your steering wheel feel heavy and hard to turn? Learn why, and how to avoid heavy steering occurring from our dedicated guide. What is heavy steering? Heavy steering happens when the steering wheel of your vehicle feels stiff and difficult to turn – meaning it becomes harder to control your... Read More

Pothole damage: what it is, and how to avoid it

Wednesday 14th July 2021

What is a pothole? Potholes are holes located in the road which can vary in both size and shape and are typically caused by the weight of vehicles combined with the effects of the elements, such as rain, snow and ice. A pothole is caused by the weight of cars passing over the weak spot in the road.... Read More

Is it illegal to not service your car?

Wednesday 14th July 2021

Unlike an MOT test, servicing your vehicle is not a legal requirement – nor is it a pre-requisite for validating your car insurance. Although servicing your vehicle is not mandatory by law, is it highly recommended to keep up to date with regular car servicing – as, without it, the condition of you... Read More

Boston welcome brand-new Formula One Autocentre

Thursday 8th July 2021

A brand-new Formula One Autocentre has just opened in Boston, which officially opened on 8th July, 2021. This is the first of many branches to open for 2021, and to celebrate this opening of our brand-new centre, Formula One Autocentres is offering a range of special offers for a limited time only.... Read More

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LOCALLY
FOR OVER 50 YEARS

What people are saying about us...

  • Excellent service.. staff helpful and willing... also had the wheels aligned and car running so much more smoothly... thank you Formula one

    - Northampton (Grafton St.) - Oct 31, 2021
  • I had a full service and MOT on my Bmw and had tracking done. I’m very happy with how my drives I will be returning next year

    - timothy gary, Harlow - Oct 24, 2021
  • Very impressed. Clean and tidy waiting room. Staff very friendly and helpful. All much better than the usual grimy tyre centre.

    - Neil, Cowley - Oct 10, 2021
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