15 10 2010

Chris Barrie to star with Hagerty at the NEC Classic Car Show

Silverstone, UK (15 October 2010):  Hagerty International, the UK’s classic and collector car insurance specialist are delighted to announce that Chris Barrie has accepted their invitation to join them at their stand on Friday 15th November at the NEC Classic Car Show.

Chris, who is an avid classic car enthusiast and presenter of ‘Britain’s Greatest Machines’ and ‘Massive Speed’ is also recognised as a household favourite for his roles in Red Dwarf and The Brittas Empire.   He is concentrating on working within the classic car community, having developed a range of talks about his own experience of filming and driving a bewildering array of classic machines’.

Talking from Hagerty’s head office, near Silverstone Motor Circuit, Angus Forsyth Managing Director of Hagerty stated; “we’re obviously delighted to have Chris joining us on the stand and his talks sound not only very informative, but also very amusing.  It seems to be the perfect evening for a classic car club event”.

Chris confirmed his attendance by advising “I have been in touch with the team at Hagerty for a number of months and it is great to be able to launch this new project with their support.  It is always good talking to like minded car people and the team at Hagerty is no exception”.

Chris will be looking to meet with classic car club committee members to discuss his project and will be at the Hagerty stand from 11am on Friday 15th November.  Hagerty are based in hall 3 on stand 3T25.


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For further information:

Hagerty International

Marcus Atkinson

+44 (0)844 824 1130



About Hagerty

Hagerty Insurance Agency, LLC is the leading insurance agency for collector vehicles in the world and host to the largest network of collector car owners. Hagerty offers insurance for collector cars, motorcycles and even “automobilia” (any historic or collectible item linked with motor vehicles). Hagerty also offers overseas shipping/touring insurance coverage, commercial coverage and club liability coverage. UK-based subsidiary, Hagerty International, was established in 2006 to cater for the parallel market sector in the UK and Europe, and now offers a bespoke portfolio of insurance products, underwritten by Hiscox and Axa Assistance.

For more information, call the UK office on 0844 824 1130 or visit www.hagertyinsurance.co.uk or call the USA office on (800) 922-4050 or visit www.hagerty.com.