The new secretary of the Cranleigh & Dist MC and CC is AT Leighfield, Cornerfield, St. Nicolas Avenue, Cranleigh, Surrey.
The Lagonda Club is holding a 24-hour rally on March 1st and 2nd, starting near Banbury and finishing near Worcester. There will be special tests en route, including a speed section, a night navigation section, a regularity test in the Welsh hills and some trials hills. Bonnets will be sealed and the emphasis will be on motoring rather than on “comic” hazards. Details from-: A Jeddere-Fisher, Apsley Cottage, Kingston Blount, Oxon.
The Vintage SCC is planning a social visit to the oldest passenger-carrying railway in the world, which is referred to elsewhere in this-issue. It will probably take place on April 27th.
The Allard Owners Club held its first annual dinner and dance at the Frascati Restaurant on January 8th. Sydney Allard was stranded in Paris at 1 o’clock the same day and caused amusement and excitement in his description of the journey. Dinner commenced at 8 o’clock, when a member was heard to remark “obviously the only way to get a good dinner is to buy an Allard.” After the toasts and speeches, which were given by “Goff” Imhof, Cyril Wick and Sydney Allard, the MC, Mr C Nugent, saw to it that everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves. This will long be remembered by those present as one of the most suecessfully sociable club dinners to date.
It you are in Devon on February 17th, do not miss seeing something of the N Midland MC Kitchen Trophy Trial—it. is hoped that Stirling Moss will drive a Harford and Reg Parnell will also compete! The start is from the “Rising Sun Hotel,” Bamford, at 10 am.