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Canberra Chapter 2017 Events Calendar - Updated

30 January 2017

The Canberra Chapter Run Calendar has been updated - get your new fridge version here! Don't forget to check the website or Norm's Monthly Missive for latest details, though!

NotMeet 2015 - group photo by Peter Hilkmann

NotMeet X is Open

28 January 2017

NotMeet 2017 is OPEN!!!! Join us for the biennial meet-up of NSW and QLD club members.

Wakefield Park track day 11 Dec 2016 - photo by Grant Webber

Club Track Day at Wakefield Park

28 January 2017 / Words by Bryan Shedden, Photos by Grant Webber & Rob Wilkins

2016 was a crazy mixed up year for club motorsport. Would you believe that 11 December was our first Sunday track day at Wakefield Park in 2016?! Thankfully it was a beautiful day with a full field of 77 drivers enjoying plenty of fast laps.

Nulon National 2017 R1 - Team MX-5 - photo by John Karayannis

Nulon Nationals Round 1

27 January 2017 / Words by Scotty Gibbs, Photos by Rob Wilkins & John Karayannis

The 2017 Nulon Nationals got off to a very early start this year with a motorkhana on a scorching Sunday on 8th January. Scotty Gibbs is our new team captain for this year and he assembled a highly competitive team for Round 1.

Mount Seaview Run and lunch

15 January 2017 / Report and Photos by Wayne Lang

Our first Mid North Coast Chapter run for 2017 was to be a short blast up to Comboyne for morning tea at the "Bowerbird Cafe" and then out to Mt. Seaview Resort for our lunch destination.

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Canberra Chapter 2017 Events Calendar

02 January 2017

The Canberra Chapter 2017 Events Calendar is available for download and posting on your fridge. Please remember, it is current at 2 January 2017, so don't rely on it unless you have checked Norm's Monthly Missive and/or the website!

Canberra Chapter Presentation & Christmas Lunch 2016

31 December 2016 / Story: Norm Barker, Pictures: Peter Le

Would you like to know who won the trophies for Member of the Year and New Member of the Year, and the Russell Battisson Memorial Trophy for the Canberra Chapter Motorsport Member of Year, at the 2016 Annual Canberra Chapter Presentation and Christmas Lunch? Or who won the equally coveted lucky door prizes? Read on for a full report ...

Entries are now open for the next club track day

23 December 2016 / David Lawler

Entries are now open for the next MX-5 Club track day, which is at Sydney Motor Sport Park - South Circuit, on Saturday 4th February 2017.

Mystery Run and Christmas Lunch

22 December 2016 / Report and Photos by Wayne Lang

Well it's that time of the year again. Xmas is always a time to kick back and relax and spend time with family and friends, but today it was a time to share the company of our MX-5 friends.

Rate the Plate

Rate the Plate

13 December 2016 / Story by Mel Keller; Photos by Rob Wilkins, Helen Green, Grant Webber, Paige Wilson, Alexandra Breitsameter

When our young drivers appear in the media, it is too often the result of tragedy. The headlines are full of hooning, drink driving, texting P-platers who are a danger to themselves and others. With no good news stories to provide some balance, it is a far too easy to form a negative impression of all young drivers. Club Torque caught up with two of our young MX-5 drivers to discuss the issues and challenges they face. In doing so, we found the good news story. They are capable, thoughtful and dedicated to developing their skills. Like the majority of young drivers, they are just trying to get from A to B. They are successfully undertaking a complex task in an ever changing environment. They are exactly like you and me. Only younger.

Hunter Chapter Xmas Party

08 December 2016 / Story by Jonathon Davies, Photos by Grant Webber

What a great way to kick off the festive season than with an MX-5 Hunter Chapter Christmas party.

Saddleback Mountain on the Shoalhaven Explorer Run - photo by Andrew Gray

Shoalhaven Explorer Run

02 December 2016 / Words by Andrew Gray, Photos by Julie Farquhar, Adele Weatherall & Andrew Gray

The Illawarra crew enjoyed a picnic at the new landscaped BBQ area at Greenwell Point, via some well-known but twisty fast roads with superb views over Kiama and a visit to the Fleet Air Arm Museum along the way.