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RPM Fifth Chapter Gardens and Winery

08 October 2017 / Story by Donelle Wilton-Smith Photos by Vicki Legge and Jacqui Quester

In record breaking spring heat, RPM braved a tops down run to Fifth Chapter Winery and Gardens.

Illawarra Karting 2017 at Kembla Grange - photo by Sue Stone

Illawarra Go Kart Challenge

05 October 2017 / Words by Bryan Shedden, Photos by Sue Stone

Selection of the team to represent the Illawarra Chapter at the annual Jinba Ittai Karting Challenge was serious business for our intrepid Convenors, Jan & Garry. Afterall, we had a title to defend and this time we'd be travelling to RPM territory for the finals. The Illawarra qualifiers would be held over two dates at two venues.

John’s Hunter Midweek Run

04 October 2017 / Article: John Purcell - Photo: David Ho

On a sunny and pleasant Wednesday morning, 6 cars with 8 club members met at MacDonald’s Thornton for an easy-going cruise up the Hunter Valley to Gloucester and from there to Bulahdelah on John’s Midweek run. Or should I say on “JOHN’S ROAD WORKS” run.

A Run to the Historic Railway Town of Junee

02 October 2017 / Text: Bob Judd, Photos: Bob Judd and Bricet Kloren

Ten cars, and 20 people, enjoyed a lovely weekend run to the historic railway town of Junee

Hillclimb Round 3 Results and Final Standings

29 September 2017 / Josh Allen

The final round of the 2017 MX-5 Club of NSW Hillclimb Championship is done and dusted. The results are now available.

Mazda Australia RF

Playing it safe

20 September 2017 / Words by Mel Keller

Talk to anyone about driving an MX-5 and it won’t be long before you hear the words "wind in my hair". Yet, long, tussled tresses can be a distraction on the road. Here’s how a little bit of careful can give you a whole lot of carefree when driving your convertible.

Spring Run to Comboyne

19 September 2017 / Words & Photos by Wayne Lang

A small group of our Mid North Coast Chapter members got together for a short day drive out to Comboyne. A great way to spend a beautiful spring day.

Drone photo of President's Picnic 2017 - photo by Breno Mac

President's Picnic 2017 & Car Show Trophies

18 September 2017 / Words by Michael Soulos, Photos by Rob Wilkins and Breno Mac

The 2017 President's Picnic was a huge success judging from the 183 people attending, the 131 MX-5s on show, and the complimentary comments on the free catering provided by the Club. Read on for all the results.

Orange Gathering Run

11 September 2017 / Words and photos: Norm Barker

A group of 26 members in 13 cars from Canberra joined the Orange Gathering for a perfect weekend thanks to the weather and the way we were looked after at all the places we visited.

THRARVO - The 3 Part Arvo

10 September 2017 / Story by Dianne Henderson & Photos by Helen Green

Thrarvo - The 3 Part Arvo - Go Kart Challenge, Scenic Run & Chinese Dinner! Dianne gets her legendary rhyme on again!

Cath's Pub with No Beer

10 September 2017

Cath's Pub with No Beer Run, thanks to all members that made it a memorable day.

Inaugural Midweek Run to Pacific Palms

01 September 2017 / Words by John Hansen, Photos by Graham Rochester & John Hansen

Tuesday 29 August found an intrepid group of Club members gathering at the Port Macquarie Service Centre for the start of the Inaugural Midweek Run for the Mid North Coast Chapter with Graham as run leader.