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Summer Drive 2017

By Caroline Lodge Some time ago I agreed to organise this years Summer Drive. Can’t be that hard I thought, have a drive out, stop for refreshments and drive back. No worries – Hmmmm… Firstly, to be honest the event slipped my mind! However…

Pathfinders 2017

The May club night was the Pathfinders, thank you to Barry Lindsay & Martyn Petry, last year’s winners for organising. Next year’s event will be organised by Christine & John Ross. Results 1st Christine & John Ross               12 Clues 41miles (1hr 40) tie decider…

Autosport International 2017

Have you ever seen a car loop-­‐the –loop? I mean a real car, not a toy one! Well, I hadn’t either, until I saw it happen as part of the Live Action Show at Autosport International. At least, that is what I thought I…

Autotest Championship Final 2016

Autotest Championship 2016, Final Positions 1st Barry Lindsay                 67pts 2nd Nigel Harkness              50pts 3rd Kenton Pattison              38pts 4th Andrew Graham            34pts   (24 Rd Car) 5th Helen Harkness             31pts 6th John Ross                        28pts 7th John Holliday             …

Rally Results (December 2016)

Hero Stages at Weeton (Missed from Dec Newsletter) Tim Finch finished 4th Overall (3rd in class), Darren Martin & Pete Johnston were 7th Overall (5th in class). Jamie Martin & Kyle Gass were 16th Overall (10th in class). Martin Steel retired the fiesta St…

Editor’s Thoughts

By Helen Harkness (You weren’t expecting that one were you? & I warn you, I’m feeling quite emotional) Hello all, Way back in September 1978, when “Tyred Topics” was only on edition no.99, and we were still filling 9 pages of A4, the late…

April 12 Car

Organized by Jerry & Barrie the event started from ALS on Kingstown for a 95mile Saturday night run. 6 crews set off as dusk descended into Darkness. Route went around the Orton area before heading south via Thursby then east via Skip Rigg and…

DCC Stages Ingliston 2016

By Nigel Harkness Back in March, at 7pm on a Sunday night, the entries opened for the DCC stages. Helen was primed and sat ready to fill in the entry, as fast as her fingers could type. The entry went in at 7.09pm, and…

Rally Results – (February / March 2016)

Riponian – Barry Lindsay & Caroline Lodge finished the day 14th Overall and winning the 1600 class. Mark & Amanda Talbot finished there 2nd rally 2nd in the 1400 class, 44th Overall. Mid Wales – British Rally championship returns. SMC members Elfyn Evans &…

Riponian Rally 2016

By Barry Lindsay Round two of the SG Petch / ANECCC championship and also the final round of the Northern Forest Winter Challenge. The challenge was based on four rounds, Caroline Lodge and I had won our class on the previous three as had…

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 back in the Focus…

Joy Ride

By David Love You know how it is when you’re in the pub, conversation soon turns to the topic of cars and so it was for me the other week. I was leaning on the bar talking to Stephen the landlord when I asked…