Category: Targa Rally Reports

Notes From A Small Corsa B

By Helen Harkness Hello all, As some of you may have noticed, for the last 6 months your newsletter has been: On time (if not early!!) Filled with interesting stuff Spelling & grammatical errors have been missing Dates have been correct! This has been…

Garage Woes – The White Heather Targa

By David Garstang So what’s been happening in the garage you may be asking? Has the fiesta lost any weight? Is the car any shinier? Was the underside painted? Did it get serviced and the gear box oil checked? Was the puncture fixed? What…

Garage Woes

By David Garstang Well it’s getting to the time of year when the rally season starts for me, so I had better get my finger out and start going through the little fiesta in preparation for the first event in March, the White Heather…

Solway Classic & Targa 2017

By David Garstang Sunday 15th October was forecast for Storm Ophelia to hit the UK, and it also happened to be Wigton Motor Club’s Solway Classic and Targa Rally based around Whitehaven and Maryport. Wigton MChad managed to gain a new test venue at…

The Northern Dales Classic Trophy 2017

By Barry Lindsay The Northern Dales Production Car Autotest held at Eastgate Cement works in Weardale. Hexham and District MC ran 20 tests during the day, with 5 attempts at 4 different test locations. The event ran with 55 cars which kept the marshals…

Lake District Classic Rally 2017

By David Garstang Well after a disappointing retirement from the Berwick Rally due to a broken CV joint after about 2 hours on the second day of the event I was looking forward to a great day out in Cumbria. My navigator decided to…

Lake District Classic & Targa 2017

By Helen Harkness (N.B. You might want to get a cuppa & a biscuit, I tend to waffle on a bit) All ideas have to start somewhere, even the daft ones. This idea started on the Doonhamer targa rally last year. After a quick…

#HeavyFootEmptyHead

By Kenton Pattison After the #Saxobeast’s debut at the Peth, I wasn’t looking forward to the long wait till the New Year’s Eve autotest. When Barry Lindsay came up with the idea of doing the Northern Dales Classic Trophy event up at Weardale in…

Solway Classic Rally 2014

By Richard Clark With the start based at Rowrah Kart track, this rally whose slow pace, laid back scrutineering, and straightforward navigation made it more of a catch up with blasts from the past. This time we were competing in a 1964 Mini Cooper…