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This section of our site will list all of the events we plan to attend either with or without the cars we produce. If you are attending any of the following events then please pop by our exhibitions stands for a chat. 

Past Events

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London Classic car Show: 23 - 26 Feb 2017 | Excel London

We took the project and displayed at the London Classic Car Show. Find out how the event went for us by clicking here. 

For more information about the event, visit http://www.thelondonclassiccarshow.co.uk

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Race Retro: Feb 2014

This was our first show, and perhaps to early in the project development. But John and I thought we would be drinking tea most of the time, but the exact opposite happened. We were so inundated with visitors to the stand, we hardly had time to grab a cup of tea and a sandwich! I had my CAD models displayed on a 40" TV, and this proved a major attraction.

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McLaren Employees Open day: Aug 2016

I worked at McLaren on bumper systems in 2014. I would have loved to still be working at McLaren, but I just could not handle the daily delays on the Dartford Crossing and M25. So after 3 months I moved back to work locally to my Rayleigh home. The invite to display at McLaren came from a long time ex-colleague who has been with McLaren 8 years. I met many interesting people and had a fascinating conversation with Neil Trundle.

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Porsche Colchester "Cars and Coffee" Morning: Oct 2016

A late decision to visit the Porsche Colchester event. I took the car on a Alex's flatbed Transit and luckily the weather held. Great turnout of cars capped by a McLaren F1. And again many meet many interesting people, and interesting discussions.

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Icon Engineering has been established by Dave Eaton and John Hartland following Dave's purchase of an original 917 shell (see 917K project page). The company mandate is to manufacture high quality replicas of famous sports car from the 70’s.

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Dave Eaton has had an extremely successful career working as an Automotive Project & Design Engineer and Program Manager.

Having worked for Ford in 1979 at Boreham Proving Ground as a Test and Development Engineer on Transit and Cargo trucks he set up his own motor trade business in 1982.

In 1987 Dave sold his company and went on to successfully work around the globe in Canada, US, Spain, Japan, China, Italy, Germany, and the UK.

He has worked on volume car and commercial projects, and 1-off concept projects for: GM, Ford, Bentley, Jaguar, Seat, Mazda, Isuzu, Nissan, FAW, and Tier 1 suppliers: IAC, Magna Decoma, Visteon, Hawtal Whiting, MIRA, and several smaller design companies.

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