Membership of the Grand Prix Contact Club, an international friendship network for enthusiasts, exceeds 400 people from 30 countries, with ages ranging from 14 to 70. To enrol, send £1.50 and personal information to David Hayhoe at 28 Pine Avenue, West Wickham, Kent BR4 0LW and you will receive in turn a list of all members and details about them.
Porsche Club GB’s Weekend of the Year on September 23-25, based at the Brands Hatch International Hotel, will be celebrating the 25th anniversary of the 911 with a mixture of racing and social events. If you wish to attend contact Sylvia Collings as soon as possible on 0732-63294.
750 Motor Club’s Racing Car Show will take place on Sunday, August 21 from 10am until 4pm at the Hambridge Lane Industrial Estate, Newbury, Berkshire. Racing and road-going Austin Sevens will be among the vehicles on display. Further details can be obtained from Sue Dudley-Ward at the 750MC Berks Motor Sport Centre, 37 Prospect Street, Caversham, Reading, Berkshire.
Club Lotus’ Scottish branch has arranged a Fast Driving Day (there will be no competitive events) at Knockhill, near Edinburgh on Saturday August 20; entry costs £15 per car. Contact Bob Dickson, 98 Hillingdon Road South, Glasgow for details.
Rover Sports Register’s Events secretary is urging members to seek sponsorship from friends for club outings in an attempt to raise money for Great Ormond Street Hospital.
The East Midlands branch National Pride of Ownership Rally for pre-1950 Rovers takes place at Belvoir Castle near Grantham on August 21 (contact Mrs Couldry on 0602-811222), and the West Midlands branch event on Sunday September 18 following Saturday’s AGM and dinner/dance in Coventry (details from Alan Gillham on 0926-613843).