Club news, March 1989

Starting in Edinburgh on Friday May 12 and finishing there two days later, the Ecurie Ecosse Historic Motor Tour of Scotland includes four daytime rest-halts designated for public viewing and a race finale at Knockhill on the Sunday. Spectator information is in the hands of the Scottish Tourist Board, 23 Ravelston Terrace, Edinburgh EH4 3EU.

750 Motor Club’s1989 Year Book contains everything you could possibly want to know about the various formulae under which this active and ambitious organisation operates — in the racing and trials fields — and the results of last season’s contests. Regulations for the 750 racing formulae are also given, with 1989 fixtures. Non-members should apply to D Bradley, 16 Woodstock Road, Witney, Oxfordshire, 0X8 6DT.

This year’s Brooklands Society Reunion is scheduled for June 18, with Test Hill ascents, a paddock Concours d’Elegance and garden party. Numbers are restricted to 1500.

All exhibition space for the London International Classic Car Show at Alexandra Palace was sold before Christmas, and the organisers claim the event, which takes place over Easter weekend, March 25-27, has the largest trade representation of any show in Britain.

John Bridcutt has taken over as secretary to the Jaguar Car Club which was formed’, last spring. Club magazine Jaguar World is a well-printed, glossy 30-page publication which includes news, book and model reviews, reports on events, features on: personalities and useful advertisements.

BMW Drivers Club now has more than a thousand ’02 models on its register, and will be organising an international gathering of these cars at Snetterton this year, possibly at the Willhire 24-Hour Race. Telephone the Club Secretary on 0362-694459 for details.

Weston Park in Shropshire hosts the second Midlands Festival of Transport on March 26-27, and Dartmouth Park in West Bromwich is the venue for the twelfth Sandwell Historic Vehicle Parade and Transport Show on May 14. For details and entry forms for either, contact Geoff, and Linda Price at 37 Comberford, Tiffany Green, Wednesbury, West Midlands, WS10 OUA.

Doing good business at January’s Racing Car Show, not surprisingly, was the official Ayrton Senna Fan Club. For membership details write to Dept. 1, Snetterton Circuit, Norwich, Norfolk NR16 2JU.