Category: Tar Autotest

Autumn Autotest

By Barry Lindsay 16 competitors turned out to do the sealed surface Autotest at the Peth. With Helen Harkness taking on the role of organising this one and came up with a great afternoon of non stop action with very little cone moving. The…

October Autotest

By David Garstang On Sunday 8th October Helen Harkness and the autotest team of helpers put on a great afternoon of fun running a number of interesting challenging tests on concrete in a haulage yard just outside Longtown. The tests were set up so…

Pirelli Summer Autotest

By Barry Lindsay The third round of the Spadeadam Autotest championship was the Summer visit to the Pirelli factory carpark. The SMC contingent of autotesters getting entry priority, but then friends from West Cumbria joined to make a full entry. 10 good surface tests…

New Year’s Autotest – 2016

By Barry Lindsay The New Years eve Autotest at Pirelli is always a popular day on the Spadeadam events list. 20 drivers took part and there had been a few drop out. Thankfully the car park was empty when we arrived so two tests…

Autumn Autoest – The Peth 2016

By Barry Lindsay For the October Autotest we managed to get the use of the Peth wood yard for the day. The venue had been used on the Blue Streak with favourable reports and turned out to be another great autotest. Land owners took…

Autumn Autotest – The Peth

Results from the event, report will be next month. Results 1st  Barry Lindsay           13m 19sec 2nd Andrew Graham   13m 27sec (1st Rd Car) 3rd  Kenton Pattison  13m 40sec 4th  John Holliday      13m 51sec  (2nd Road Car) 5th  Jamie Stuart   14m 09sec (3rd Road car)…

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 planned and a cracking…

New Year’s 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 planned and a cracking…

New Year’s Eve Autotest – 2014

By Barry Lindsay The annual New year Autotest, New Years Eve and Pirelli factory was on maintenance over Christmas se we can use the car park. 12 tests we planned on the tarmac carpark. 12 drivers signed on and walked the tests before driving…

Pirelli Summer Autotest

By Barry Lindsay Eleven drivers lined up to go head to head over twelve tests on the good tarmac of the main carpark at Pirelli during the plant being on summer break. The 11am start got things going as a full entry of 20…

Spring Autotest – Longtown Auction – 9th of March 2014

By Barry Lindsay The 2014 Autotest championship blasted off with plenty burning rubber at the first event at Longtown Auction Mart. 16 competitors lined up with 12 tests planned over the car park and wagon parking area with a mixture of good tarmac and…

Pirelli Autotest (28th of July 2013)

By Barry Lindsay A wet Sunday morning at the end of July saw the latest Spadeadam Autotest round. Inviting other local club members to join our strong entry from our club it promised to be an action packed day. In reality it turned out…