In the driving seat for motoring memorabilia

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A RARE collection of memorable motoring masterpieces went up for auction on Saturday.

The unique record of one of the greatest motoring adventures – the Asian Highway Drive from Tokyo to London, undertaken by Newport Pagnell’s Richard Meredith and co-driver Phil Colley in an Aston Martin V8 Vantage –included memorabilia, maps, signed photos were all up for grabs in the sealed bidding process.

Aston Martin buffs flocked to the auction to get their hands on some of the merchandise and a chance to see some of the world famous cars on display.

All the money raised on the day will be added to the 85,000 Euros they raised on the road, and will be donated for international child road safety issues.