Category: Club Nights

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 year on “The Run…

October Club Night- Indoor Autotest.

By Helen Gibbon The Indoor autotest is famous, or maybe infamous, in the Spadeadam calendar. It’s a combination of Richard Thomson’s excellent courses, Skitby’s amazingly slippery floor and a remote control Mini that refuses to go where you want it to.  I’ve been a…

Playstation Night

September Club Night was the Playstation Night. The night when members get to drive world rally cars and not actually have to pay to get them repaired! Results 1st  Barry Lindsay       11m 05          6th Mark Taylor        12m 05 2nd Kenton Patterson  11m 09          7th…

Calling All Novice Navigators

Are you terrified by tulip diagrams? Do herringbones give you the heebie jeebies? Or have you always wanted to do a 12 car, but didn’t really know where to start?  Do not fear… help is at hand. Augusts’ club night (1st of August) will…

Spadeadam Motor Club’s Treasure Hunt, 2013

By Martyn Petry (Aged 11) The night had arrived for the Spadeadam’s treasure hunt 2013, with coming second place last year and my brother Graham and Uncle (Barry Lindsay) winning, I was eager to go one step better and win this time. I teamed…

Pathfinders – Competitors report

By John & Christine Ross We left home armed with maps 85 & 86 to meet up at Westlinton layby, for 7pm, only to be told by Mark, you can’t leave for seven minutes. Received our instructions and began plotting the route, then off…

2013 Clubhouse Tour (Pathfinders) – Organisers Report

By Mark Taylor Not a bad night for this years Pathfinders except that some were engaged getting things ready for the Pirelli/Richard Burns Foundation Rally. Should have been no contest really! Still, a turnout of 6 crews isn’t too bad and I had been…

The April Quiz (4th of April)

If you couldn’t make it to our April club night, here’s a small taster of what you missed. The questions were compiled by George Rutherford. Results can be found below. Q: Who won the Irish Tarmac Championship in 2012?  Q: In which category of…

Playstation Results

The Olympic themed medalists from the September club night were:   Gold:    Zach Varah Silver:  Barry Lindsay Bronze: Neil Varah

Novemeber club night- A visit to the Carlisle Pirelli Factory

The November Club night (1st) will be a visit to the Carlisle Pirelli Factory. Members wishing to come along to the tour to follow the making of a tyre from raw material to finished product. The evening has been arranged with the thanks of…