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Hunter Weekend in Walcha

25 July 2017 / Article: Christine Cameron, Photos: Grant Webber, David Gazzard, Ian Nunn

The Hunter Chapter loves Christmas so much we celebrate it TWICE a year and this July 16 cars reveled in driving some great NSW country roads to enjoy the wintry but welcoming hospitality of Walcha.

Winter Warmer and Charity Lunch

24 July 2017 / Words: Bricet Klören, Pictures: Peter Le

The Canberra Chapter raised a total of $2,126.65 at our Winter Warmer and Charity Lunch on 23 July 2017!

2017 NSW Supersprint Round 5 - photo by Rob Wilkins

NSW Supersprint Championships - Round 5

20 July 2017 / Words by Ed Cory; Photos by Rob Wilkins

The quest for the "Four-peat" continues (four consecutive wins for the MX-5 Club in the Club Championship), with Round 5 adding a mighty 9 points (!) to our lead over the Australian Racing Drivers Club – now 63 points, 1907 to 1844. Thanks to the 18 Club members competing we added a total of 416 points to our tally.

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Hillclimb Round 2 Results

18 July 2017

Results from the Hillclimb at Ringwood Park on 9 July are now available.

Entries open for the next club track day on 20th August

05 July 2017 / David Lawler

The next track day is happening, 20th August at Wakefield Park

Zooming 2017

05 July 2017 / Painted and donated by Kerry Shepherdson

Renowned Canberra-based artist, Kerry Shepherdson, has specially painted and generously donated an MX-5 themed painting for auction at Sunday, 23 July, Canberra Chapter Charity Lunch - why not make a bid on the painting pre-auction?

Hunter Valley Weekend

05 July 2017 / Text and Photos - Ken Keeling

The Canberra Chapter enjoyed a great weekend away in the Hunter Valley, including the wonderful all-club charity lunch at Mulla Villa.

Wakefield Park club track day 11 Dec 2016 - photo by Rob Wilkins

Updated Classes for 2017/2018 Club Track Days

03 July 2017 / Ian Combes

In the spirit of providing fair and even competition, the class structure for the 2017/2018 competition year has been revised and a new class introduced - Super Clubman.

Jugiong Jaunt

03 July 2017 / Words: Ian Bottcher, Photos: Peter Le

Fifty-two keen Canberra Chapter members enjoyed a very successful lunch outing to the Sir George at Jugiong.

Brass Monkey 2017 - vlog by Rob Charlwood

Chasing the Brass Monkey 2017

03 July 2017 / Words by Michael Soulos, Video by Rob Charlwood

A total of 115 members and guest chased the Brass Monkey to Mudgee this year. Check out the excellent vlog capturing the madness of the occasion.

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

2017/2018 Track Day Entry Fees

28 June 2017 / Ian Combes

Our entry fees for track days at Wakefield Park and SMP-South have changed from July 2017. Please read on for an explanation ...

Hunter Rylstone Run

20 June 2017 / Jenny and Barry Luttrell

Twenty seven participants and sixteen cars including a Porsche and VW GTI had an early morning met at Cessnock Tourist Centre for our 450km inland run through historic towns and villages.