The Circuit des Remparts at Angouleme has become a popular gathering for pre-1955 automobiles, and this year’s event will be held on September 27th and 28th. Although the old town circuit is used for historic racing, the weekend restricts itself to the usual rally, parades, driving tests and the Remy Martin Challenge, a concours event whose winner takes home his weight in cognac. Entrants’ expenses are looked after by the city, and details are available from Broca Lamoureux Communication, 8, Rue de Berri. 75008 Paris.
To celebrate the 10th year of the Under-17s Car Club, the Club’s meeting at Castle Combe on July 20th will continue with a barbeque at about 6.30 pm rounding off a variety of events for under-age drivers Tickets (£2.50) from Robin Hill, 336 Mill Road. Deal. Kent CT14 9BQ. Looking ahead to yet another anniversary, International SS 100 Weekend takes place on the 5/6/7th of September Although basically an SS Register event, certain elements will be restricted to 100s only. such as the visit to the former Swallow Coachworks. The climax is the Sunday gathering at Wellesbourne Mountford Airfield near Stratford, which is in conjunction with the De HavIlland Club. Contact Barrie Foster. Claremont Stables, Redcliffe Road. Mapperley Park Nottingham.
A couple of poignant Alfa Romeo OC items (the writer has just had to give up his muchloved GTV6): Alfa Romeo Classic Car Day, Saturday 26th July at the Sutherland Arms, Tibberton, nr Newport, Shropshire, is for classic cars of all makes. It starts at 12 noon, and finishes with a barbeque in the evening. The day after, (Sunday July 27th) is Northern Alfa Day at Nostell Priory, with concours and gymkhana and as last yew the Fiat X1/9 OC will attend as well Details from Peter Beagley. NE Section Secretary, Thornbrook House, 39 Main Street, Thorner. Leeds
Peinbrokeshire Vintage Car Club Show is to be held on Sunday. July 271h, at Scolton Manor. Haverfordwest, Dyfed Events begin at 10 am. further details from the Secretary, Mrs Hilary Pugh. Hayston Hall. Johnston, Haverfordwest, Dyfed.