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2017 events

Calendar of events for 2017, for the club and our classic car friends across Scotland and wider afield.

Hopefully you will find all or some of the events a good reason to get your classic on the road and see a bit of Scotland.

We will add further events form other clubs as we hear of them with links to their Regs and Entry details.

Full details and Regs etc for CCHMSC events will appear closer to the time of each event. Keep looking at this website for more information.

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 2017 Events
Below is listed the 2017 events calendar, for the club and our classic car friends at Saltire, Highland, and other car clubs across Scotland. This year we introduce Rotary Club events, raising money for worthwhile charities. Additions will be posted when we receive them. A good start to plan your classic mortoring diary for 2017.  
Aquarius Rally - 4 February
Glenrothes open the year with a favourite in the navigational rally calendar. Compact 118-mile 75% competitive route, on OS Maps 58 & 59. Centralised start at Kinross, with refuel and finish locations, all close to the M90 motorway in Central Scotland. Fully pre-plot "tulips and map refs"

Saltire Classic Rally  - 5 March
Catching the last days of winter, our friends at the Saltire Rally Club present an exciting opener to the new season
Based in and around Pitlochry, which proved to be a popular start and finish venue in 2016, they will be looking to incorporate up to 18 tests, some new, some old, and 4 regularities.

Argyll Classic  -  26 March
Heralding the first week of spring, we head for the roads of Argyll. We have opened our season on the west coast, east coast, and down into the Galloway hills for our first drives across Scotland. For 2017 we return to the roots of this event, back to Argyll.  With new roads to explore, and a drive up the Rest and be Thankful, this event promises to be a great start to the classic sporting year. Full Story
HCC Highland Tour of the Stills - 15 April
Following the 2015 Tour of the Lochs and the 2016 Tour of the Firths, Highland Car Club presents for 2017, the Tour of the Stills. A one-day tour starting and finishing at Fairways Leisure, Inverness and visiting the scenic locations of some of the most famous distilleries in Scotland. The tour is approximately 165 miles and is open to any pre-1980 classic cars and any sporting car of any age. 
Blairgowrie Rotary Drive it Day  -  23 April
Blairgowrie Rotary have taken the reins of the well known Strathendrick event for 2017. Our friend and CCHMSC member Joe Norman is supporting the new organising team, and the entry list is now on reserves. New roads and countryside on offer, with the well known sponsorship format supporting Cancer Research UK and Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS).
Berwick Classic - 29 & 30 April
The event will again start late on Saturday afternoon and feature some fairly straightforward regularities and one test. Our Sunday restart is back in Berwick on the Quayside and the route has a good mixture of tests, some of which are new, and regularities which are primarily off road and again visit some new territory. 

The organisers of the Berwick Classic Historic Rally and the Berwick Classic Targa Rally welcom
e enthusiasts to the 2017 Berwick Classic weekend.

Regardless of whether you have a classic Mini Cooper S, a Lotus Elan or a Smart Car join Berwick & District Motor Club members for our relaxed and friendly event which consists of a mixture of regularities and tests.
North Berwick Rotary Tour -  30 April
Rotary Club of North Berwick are organising a classic car tour from North Berwick through East Lothian into the Borders for lunch and back to North Berwick for High Tea on
Sunday 30th April 2017; this coincides with the May bank holiday weekend.Vintage cars, classic cars and interesting sports cars are all invited to take part in what promises to be an enjoyable event.  

The Red Hackle Tour  -  7 May
Celebrating the Black Watch we start the Red Hackle Tour near the regiments Aberfeldy birthplace. Starting and finishing at the Black Watch museum in Perth this new tour in the CCHMSC calendar promises spectacular scenery steeped in history. 
Organisers George Shand and Ron Adam have put together another challenging run with a good selection of tight twisty roads mixed with some good flowing sections to suit all styles of driving.
Ingliston Revival - 13 and 14 May
Two-day classic and prestige motoring festival at The Royal Highland Centre, Edinbuhttp://www.ingliston.co.uk/revival/rgh. The event celebrates the original, infamous Ingliston Racing Circuit and re-ignites the halcyon days of the venue. We re-live the nostalgia and evoke emotion of motor sport from a bygone era. www.ingliston.co.uk
Strathmore Classic Car Tour -  25 June
The second running of the Rotary Club of Forfar 120 mile classic car tour around the  
glens, countryside and coastline of Angus. Start in Forfar and finish at Glamis Castle for High Tea and presentations. No entry fee but each vehicle crew expected to provide charitable sponsorship of at least £50 for the Scottish Charity Air Ambulance.
Hebridean Adventure -  5 July
Alan Duncan's one week tour of the Outer Hebrides, travelling over the traffic free roads of Lewis and Harris, soaking in the stunning scenery on Scotland's Western Isles. Full Details
Midsummer Miglia - 9 July postponed
The organising team have reluctanly taken this inaugural Targa event out of this years events calendar. The outstanding work, organisers other commitments and the remaining time required to make this event a success were likely to jeopardise the high standards the Club, and our members, expect from all our events.  
Grass Gymkhana - 6 August
A chance to take part in some fun activity in a grass field trying to navigate a tight route without veering off the course. Open to any type of car. Plus lots of other fun activities driving your car. A fun day for all members and all motorsport enthusiasts alike.   Full Story
Ignition Festival of Motoring -  4 to 7  August
Returning to the SECC following a very successful launch event in 2016, when over 25000 people visited the event over the three days, the second Ignition Festival promises even more. Keep an eye on www.ignitionfestival.co.uk
RSAC Three Lochs Classic  -  20 August
The Hay Partnership RSAC Three Lochs Classic returns to the Oak Tree Inn at Balmaha, which will host the start, finish and the Concours d’Elegance

There will again be a “wee” route of around 58 miles suitable for cars in the Veteran class and any others whose drivers prefer it, and a “big” route of around 75 miles for everybody else. RSAC are continuing to welcome entries from the owners of all cars built before 1982, and look forward to
seeing a good representation of cars from all eras. For the first time, there will be an ‘open’ class for cars built after 1982 which are considered to be of particular interest. 

Classic Autosports BBQ - Sunday 27 August
David Barnett of Classic Autosports BBQ.  The event is always popular with Classic Car owners and enthusiasts, at his Inverkeilor workshops, where we have the opportunity to visit the fascinating world of Classic Car restoration, and see some of the cars being restored and rebuilt. Starts 12 noon until late. 


Saltire Autotest / Targa Rally  -  2/3 September
Open to any road legal car of any age and a gentle introduction to Historic or Targa rallying for anyone.

Ideal for those attending the Bo'ness Revival that weekend.

A simple road run from a ceremonial town centre start in Bo'ness via a lunch halt at Dunblane Hydro to the finish at Balmaha. There are two Jogularity sections, along with various route checks, and four short simple Autotests on the way. Tulip Road Book navigation.

On the Sunday there will be
a Regularity run up the Hillclimb course.
HCC Crofterra Pandemonia  -  9 & 10 Sept
Your club supports this ever popular event from Highland Car Club in the classic calendar. Two day touring event for Classic, Historic, Sports & GT cars.

2017 will start and overnight at Moness Resort in Aberfeldy, making it even easier for those from the south to join in, whilst not being too far for the local HCC crews. Finish will be at the traditional Fairways at Inverness on the Sunday evening. Open to all classic and sporting cars  Regs Entry Form More at www.highlandcarclub.co.uk

Dolomiti Sfida -   22 September - 9 October
Our bi-annual trip to Europe heads east in 2017. The Dolomiti Sfida (Dolomite Challenge) follows the Dolomite Alps across northern Italy and into Slovenia,
in the footsteps of Julius Caesar across the Julian Alps. Returning north to Austria, and west toward France we call into Menton to join their Nuit du Mentonnais on 7 October. With a midway stopover planned in Venice, this is a trip you want to join. Full Details
Loch Ness Tour - 7 October
The Loch Ness Classic and Vintage Car Tour is a new non-competitive event restricted to entries from classic and vintage cars also cars of a sporting nature. The entry will be restricted to a maximum of 65 cars with excess entries being put on a waiting list.

The car tour is being organised on behalf of the Rotary Club of Inverness Loch Ness to raise in excess of £10,000 to be split between the RNLI and charities supported by the Rotary Club of Inverness loch Ness. Regs and entry form available
Saltire Oktoberfest Rally  - 7 October
National B navigational event, part of the SACC championship. Full details to follow.

VMSA Autumn Run  - Sunday 8 October
The 2017 VSMA Autumn Run will be based and cover approximately 60 / 80 miles of roads across Ayrshire on Sunday 8th October 2017.
The event will start from Gemmell’s Garden Centre (Stair) and finish at the Morris Equestrian Centre (Fenwick) and will cover approximately 60/80 miles. Food is available at both the start and finish locations.


Further information please contact:-
Charlie Young – Secretary of the Meeting
Home - 01357 521696. Mobile - 07955 905441
Clyde Valley Rally  -   22 October
Catching our breath after the trip to the Dolomites, we take you over some roads not yet explored across the borders. Run as Rally of the Borders in past year,  this value for money straight forward event is ideal for  those tempted out in their classic, or modern car, for the first time on a motor sporting event. With a really low entry price this is one event not to miss. 

Classic High Tea  -  3  December
End of the touring year for members to get together to chat about their year of classic motoring, and what is happening next year, at the Royal George Hotel in Perth.

 

Updated 7 August 2017
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