MG CAR CLUB RACING BULLETIN – MARCH 2009
MG Car Club Announces Half Price Incentive to Young Racers
Under 21 racers will benefit from a half-price race entry scheme designed to make racing more affordable for the cash strapped youth. Anyone under 21 on January 1 2009 will benefit from half price race entry fees at all MG Car Club race meetings in 2009.
The first MG Car Club race will be full price and the entrant/driver will receive a half price voucher against their next entry. Each subsequent entry will receive a similar half price voucher with the last race of the year being free, provided of course they have the voucher from their previous race.
Ron Gammons , Clerk of Course for MG Car Club said, “In 2008 we had a 17-year old winner of our MG Trophy Championship which has encouraged to provide this financial incentive to bring more youngsters into the sport. To race in our championships the minimum age is 16 years old provided they have passed their ARDS test."
For further information call the MG Car Club on: 01235 555552
Entries Invited for Le Mans Celebration Race to commemorate 1959 MG Car Club Entry
The MG Car Club is inviting entries for a Le Mans Celebration race at Oulton Park on May 9th 2009. Entries are for cars of a type and in a form that were raced up to 1965 - including prewar. All cars should be to FIA spec and on road tyres or "L" sections. The Le Mans Celebration Race is by invitation but if you wish to receive an application call Steve Carr at the MG Car Club Office on 01235 555552.
The race coincides with the publication of a book which records the MGCC North West Centres entries at Le Mans in 1959, 1960 1961. These were disguised Works entries after the MG Car company withdrew from Le Mans following the 1955 accident.
The occasion will be an opportunity for the personnel involved to gather at Oulton along with the actual MGA used at Le Sarthe. The first 25 entries for the race will receive copies of the book fully autographed at the presentation. Entries are sought from all makes including of course MG's but they have to be of a type that raced at the classic long distance race in the period.
Thunder Returns to Brands Hatch with EuroBoss and the MG Car Club
The outright lap record will be under threat from EuroBoss cars when they are guests of the MG Car Club meeting on May 30th and 31st 2009.
The event will host two races for the EuroBoss series which caters for F1, Champ cars and F3000 cars up to 2004 without a capacity limit. This should be a stunning spectacle on the Indy Circuit and the word is that the EurBoss regulars are very keen to get the outright lap record for the circuit back.
Races for EuroBoss are to take place on both days. In addition there is a very full racing programme including Porsche, Equipe GTS, Dunlop Motorsport News Championship and a number of exciting Championships specifically for MG's which will ensure almost nonstop action throughout each day.
For further details call the MG Car Club on 01235 555552
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