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Rally Results this month (December 2015).

Christmas Stages– Barry & Michael Lindsay finished 18th OA and winning the class. Tim Finch finished 20th OA 7th in class in the JDM Motorsport Evo. Geoffrey Harkness & Caroline Lodge were 32nd OA 7th in class. Just behind were … Continue reading

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The Talbots At The Jack Frost Stages 2016

By Mark Talbot The Jack Frost Stages was our first time ever competing in a car.  Despite years of motorcycle racing the nerves came flooding back days before the event.  The flurry of last minute preparation, issues with the car … Continue reading

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Jack Frost Stages 2016 –Kieron & Jon Stynes

By Jon Stynes (Co-driver!) After an eighteen year wait, it’s 5am on a frosty Sunday morning and we are setting off to the Jack Frost Stages for Kieron’s first rally in the driver’s seat (and dad in the silly seat!). … Continue reading

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SG Petch ANECCC Champion Prizedrive – Jack Frost Stages 2016

By Barry Lindsay After being announced ANECCC Champion and after the hard fought battle of 3 drivers all season I finally got my reward. The Jack Frost Stages were to be the SG Petch Prize drive and after a very … Continue reading

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New Years Eve Autotest 2015

New years eve can only mean one thing, Pirelli Autotest. This year saw an almost full entry, 19 drivers in a very varied selection of cars from MG Midget & Escort Mk1 to a BMW 5 series. With 10 tests … Continue reading

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Rally Results this month (November 2015)

Rally Wales – Carl & Rob Tuer took there rebuild MG Zr, but Retired on day 2 Galloway Hills – Rory Young & Allan Cathers finished 10th OA (3rd in class) in the Evo. Grizedale Stages – Peter Taylor was … Continue reading

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Grizedale Stages 2015

By Barry Lindsay, Grizedale was the final round of the SG Petch ANECCC Championship. Three drivers were separated by 5 points, Steve Bannister, Barry Lindsay & Matt Smith. While in the co-drivers Caroline Lodge was 3rd behind Louise Rae & … Continue reading

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Sliding on Ice

By John Ross, On the 23rd November a team of 8 Spadeadam members gathered to learn how to handle themselves on ice. The only thing was there were no studded tyres, revving engines or the smell of Castrol-R. Earlier this … Continue reading

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British Historic Rally Championship 2015

By Phil Jobson, Having just missed out on a class win on the RAC Championship in 2014, though Arwel Jenkins won the Navigator Class, we decided to have a crack at the BHRC that for 2015 was being run by … Continue reading

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Things Ain’t What They Were

By David Love, Thought this 1974 advert might stir the memories of our more mature members and surprise our younger ones. Look closely at the car (Morris Marina) and you’ll also see it didn’t have door mirrors either. We didn’t … Continue reading

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