Borgward Drivers’ Club
After a rather busy second year of existence, during which the membership has grown considerably, the Borgward Drivers’ Club are looking forward to the tuture with plans tor European visits to compare notes with members of other Borgward minded organisations, next year’s trip being to Bremen. The first issue of their neatly produced newsletter contains the usual club notes, some hints and tips on replacing the gear-change cable and an extract from a 1959 Motor Sport describing the Borgward factory and its products. The secret, is Robert Richmond-Jones, 22 Warburton Road, Canford Heath. Poole. Dorset
Scottish Western Thoroughbred Vehicle Club
Thoroughbred car enthusiasts in the East of Scotland have been well catered for with regular meetings of groups of VSCC members and ori hut things have not been so easy on the West side, which is why a number of Glasgow area owners got together to form the SWTVC in 1978. The Club caters for owners of cars which are more than 20 years old, has regular social meetings, film shows and other events, culminating In a large rally in the summer in the Loch Lomond area. A quarterly newsletter is published and the secretary is Dan Gardner of 4. Ellergreen Road, Bearsden, Glasgow.
Daimler & Lanchester OC
This Club has had an active year and continues to issue its high-class printed magazine. The Driving Member, every month. It is nice that Mr. and Mrs. Hutton-Stott attended a summer gathering of Lanchesters and that Mrs. George Lanehester, a Patron with Sir William Lyons, and some of her family attend many meetings, at which she usually presents the awards. The Club caters for Lanchesiers and Daimlers of all ages, including the 250SP sports Daimlers, and is holding its annual dinner at the Westmorland Hotel in Swiss Cottage in December. A big Lanchester Rally will he held near Newbury th August 1982.
Aston Martin Owners Club
The Club’s Goodwood Sprint late in September saw the end of the AMOC’s competition year, and a successful year it has been too, with two hill climbs, three sprints and a patrol race meetings all running without hiccup. The competition is mainly historically oriented, a high-light of the season being a full grid of 30 pre-war Astons starting in the St. John Horsfall race at Silverstone. The Club’s Thoroughbred Sports Car Championship, open to non-members, was won by Patrick Keen with his ex-Le Mans plus 4 Morgan who scored maximum points in this Uher Hi-Fi sponsored series by winning his class in six rounds.