Welcome to the Blue Diamond Riley Services Limited blog!

Hello to all our friends, customers and new subscribers and welcome to the first entry into the new Blue Diamond blog. This blog is aimed to be very relaxed and more informative than formal, it will cover the exploits of the Blue Diamond team, our cars, workshop restorations and events that the team attend over the course of the year. …

Meet the BD Monte team: Richard and Noel Schneider

We are proud to introduce another Blue Diamond Monte team Richard and Noel Schneider. While the pair are no strangers to vintage car events having competed in the Blue Train Rally and 1,000 Mile Trial in their 15/6 Special, this is their first experience of the Monte in their newly acquired 12/4 Kestrel – possibly the most sensible car for ...

Meet the BD Monte team: Will and Roger Twelvetrees

We are proud to introduce another Blue Diamond Monte team Will and Roger Twelvetrees. Both are first timers on the Monte, but old hands at vintage car events. Will and Roger will be competing in the 1933 Riley 9 Monaco. The duo currently own 7 Rileys between them, 3 of which are running, 1 which is close to running, and ...

Meet the BD Monte team: Chrisso Rehault and Melanie Dees

We are proud to introduce one of our teams representing New England and New York City, Chrisso Rheault and his navigator, Melanie Dees. Both are first timers on the Monte, but old hands at vintage car events. Chrisso and Melanie will be competing in the 1931 Riley 9 War Department Tourer. Rheault has been around vintage cars his whole life ...

2019 Events

In the prewar car world, there are a lot of events for all of us to enjoy. We thought we’d share our calendar with you all with the hope that some of you may be able to pop by and say hello. 6th January - Bicester Heritage Sunday Scramble 30th January -3rd February- Monte Carlo Classique  5th-7th April- Flying Scotsman ...

Blue Diamond to sponsor VSCC 2019 Speed Championship

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Developing the next generation of drivers and enthusiasts has been key to our business since acquiring Blue Diamond, and sponsoring a full race series for the youth winner is the next step in this journey. We are thrilled to announce our partnership with the VSCC as the Awards Sponsor for the 2019 Speed Championship. This will include a new trophy ...

Another successful Sunday Scramble at Bicester Heritage

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Last weekend was the final Scramble of the year at Bicester Heritage -- and it was the busiest October Sunday Scramble yet -- the weather was perfect, which always shows the fantastic grounds in all of their glory. The Sunday Scrambles take place a few times throughout the year and have become a must-see event, giving avid enthusiasts (and up-and-coming ...

Prepping for Monte Carlo..

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We were delighted to share our 1936 Riley Sprite with some vintage car enthusiasts yesterday in Banbury as we begin the planning for our third Monte Caro rally. It won't be long until the flags are waved and we start the journey once again -- and this time, with 3 years under our belt, we are even more prepared. More ...

October Scramble at Bicester Heritage

Four years on and the Sunday Scramble is an event of national repute, attracting enthusiasts from across the UK and Europe, offering the opportunity to explore the former RAF Bicester base, the restored wartime buildings and the specialists businesses based here. Starting with some 100 visitors at the first Scramble in 2014, the event has grown significantly with over 6,000 …

Blue Diamond’s 2018 Highlights

As the summer is winding down, we’re taking a minute to catch our breath and look back on the busy year we’ve had. Since our move to Bicester Heritage, our business has continued to grow with both new and familiar customers and we are excited to see what the future brings. Thank you to all of you for trusting us …

We are Blue Diamond Riley Services

A few months ago, we had the pleasure of working with Tom Lee to create a video speaking about who we are as Blue Diamond Riley Services. We had fun filming the clip and we are excited to share it with all of you. As our customers know, we pride ourselves on our honesty and integrity — our passion for …