March 21 issue
Red Hackle Tour - NEW DATE
club is pleased to announce the new date for what will be our first
tour of the year. Sunday 15 August is the date to put in your diary
new date comes with the caveat that all clubs have to put on their
forthcoming events, namely any Covid restrictions that may come into
force that do not allow motorsports, and / or motorsport UK not
being able to provide permits.
As we reported in last month's newsletter, to celebrate this 'first' event all current members will receive a FREE entry, which will
include the finish meal as well.
Regs and Entry will be available soon, all online of course.
Keep a lookout for this popular event in the club calendar with a new route across Scotland's great countryside.
Checkout the latest calendar of
events for 2021, for the club.
Worship – 9 May
Covid-19 revised restrictions continue to scupper all club events,
including Bill Telford's April Sunday event. His next event will
hopefully be able to take place on 9 May.
Head for the But & Ben in Croftamie.
Fingers crossed for him
Motorsport UK Club NewsThe
latest edition of the motorsportuk club newsletter.
Motorsport UK are pleased to confirm that organised Permitted motorsport can resume in England with effect from 29 March.
course subject to local restrictions and in accordance with our own
Restart Guidance. MSUK will now begin granting Permits for all
publicise other classic car events around Scotland. If you would like
your event featured here then email details to
See also the NESCRO website
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|Revolution: 40 Years Creating Champions - April Issue|
April edition of Revolution celebrates an array of good news stories
with the resumption of motorsport in Guernsey and England over the
Easter bank holiday weekend, new partners joining the Motorsport UK
Academy programme, dedicated webinars taking place to support clubs,
Trackrod Rally Yorkshire running as a Forestry England test event, and
The cover story reflects the continued success of
West Surrey Racing as it celebrates its 40th anniversary, and
highlights the team’s achievements in identifying and nurturing
Also in this issue, we go behind the scenes and talk to
the people backstage who help make motorsport happen, from a social
media volunteer and circuit commentator to a Motorsport UK Steward and
In Vantage Point, Billy Monger gives his
perspective on how motorsport is opening up to allow disabled drivers
to demonstrate their talent on equal terms, while Club Corner reveals
750 Motor Club’s new fixed-cost programme which hopes to attract
more competitors into the sport.
|Motorsport Lifetime Achievement Award for Jonathan Lord |
Board of RSAC Motorsport were delighted to hear that fellow Board
member and Secretary, Jonathan Lord is the recipient of a Lifetime
Achievement Award from Motorsport UK. This is the highest honour
bestowed by the governing body and is presented in recognition of
outstanding achievement over many years in the sport.
first started with the Royal Scottish Automobile Club in 1976, later
becoming Club Secretary and also Company Secretary of RSAC Motorsport
from 1989. Today he is of course well known as Clerk of the Course for
the RSAC Scottish Rally as well as various other motorsport events
across Scotland, also as a Motorsport UK Steward, Safety Delegate and
since 1997 Competitor Relations Officer on Rally GB. Behind the scenes
though he also undertakes several other motorsport roles including
handling Route Authorisations on behalf of the Scottish Government and
acting as Route Liaison Officer and Forestry Liaison Officer for
Motorsport UK. All of this on top of his busy non-motorsport interests
Jonathan, as the
Scottish RLO, has provided support and guidance to our club on many
occasions, and we join the others in congratulating him on receiving
this well deserved award.
The Board offers its
congratulations to Jonathan and also congratulates the other Lifetime
Achievement Award winners and Scots, Jimmy McRae and Sir Jackie
Stewart. More information on these and other Motorsport UK awards can
be found in the March issue of Revolution
Lochs Classic - Sunday 8 August|
many clubs, the RSAC Spring Run, planned for 18 April had to be
cancelled for the obvious Covid reason. However the club
run their Three Lochs Classic tour on
Sunday 8 August (Ed
don't we all want to
run some events!)
This event, which draws crews driving a wide
selection of classic, veteran, and vintage vehicles from across the
country starts and finishes at the Morris Equestrian Centre,
Fenwick, Kilmarnock. Full details published closer to the
|Drive it Day
Moves to new August Date - Sunday 22 August|
Blairgowrie Rotary have
revised date of 22nd August 2021 for this years Drive it Day. Moving
from 25 April due to covid restrictions, the new date will have all the
features of their successful past events.
to 100 classic cars will assemble at Blairgowrie Golf Club before a
spectacular drive along quiet East of Scotland roads with glorious
scenery. The route will take you through Fife to St Andrews with a
lunch stop at Craigsanquhar Hotel, Logie. Then through Kinross,
Glendevon, the Sma’Glen and Aberfeldy finishing at
Pitlochry’s Atholl Palace Hotel for high tea, auction, raffle
The event is designed to raise funds for
For 2021 we are raising funds for Alzheimer Scotland, Bowel Cancer UK
and for Rotary’s own charities.
Full details and Entry Form http://blairgowrieclassiccartour.co.uk/
Le Tour Virtuel
des Alpes : Virtual Tour 8th – 11th February 2021
Joint winners secure the Gold trophy for the event.
3, the 1953 Jaguar C Type of Tim Hunt and Car 11, 1954 Citreon Light 15
of Neil Turner proved impossible to beat, scoring 37 points out of 40.
of the event, as chosen by the other entrants was the magnificent 1955
Mercedes Benz 230SL 'Gullwing' crewed by Giovanni and Achille Tresoldi.
A great choice for an alpine tour.
The event included international crews from Scotland, England, Northern Ireland, France, Italy and Slovenia for this exciting drive up the Alps. No
Caledonian Tour - September / October 2021|
CCHMSC offer a
full programme of events when hopefully this
covid-19 pandemic is behind us and all clubs can return to a full
normally include the club's bi-annual
continental tour, but are offering a grand tour right on our doorstep
closer to home.
to be flexible, this tour that can be joined and left at any point,
making this event ideal to fit into a busy motorsporting calendar.
CCHMSC website. The club
runs rallies and tours for historic and sporting cars of all
types. You don't need to have a Classic or historic car to
the club. We have plenty of drivers looking for navigators, and
marshals are always in demand. [more].
join the club,
download an application form and send
it off [Member
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