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Help celebrate the 20th Anniversary of MX-5 Club motorsport

07 May 2017 / Ian Combes

Come and help celebrate 20 years of MX-5 Club motorsport on the 26th November at Wakefield Park!

Illawarra Treasure Hunt 2017

04 May 2017 / Words & Photos: Julie Farquhar. Photos; Brendan Barr

Where is the treasure? Will it sparkle or will it be buried? Find out by reading our postcards sent during our hunt.

From left to right: Murray Osborne, Margret Osborne, Jody Carty, Mark Wilson DP at Mazda Port Macquarie and Greg Cox.

Coffee and Chat Seasalt Cafe

30 April 2017 / Words and photo by Graham Rochester

Coffee and Chat today at Seasalt Café Port Macquarie.

Convenor's Mystery Run and BBQ

26 April 2017 / Words: Norm Barker, Photos: Norm Barker and Bricet Klören

On a wild, wet and woolly day, Canberra Chapter Convenor, Norm Barker, ably assisted by Roz, organised and led the Convenor’s Mystery Run and BBQ, on Sunday, 9 April. Did everyone get to the BBQ destination? Were the sausages washed away? And who received a surprise award?

Casino Weekend

26 April 2017 / Words by Wayne Lang; Photos by Wayne and Cathy Lang

Wayne led a small but keen group of MX-5ers from the Mid North Coast Chapter on a fabulous 1200km three-day trip to Casino for a couple nights. The middle day featured a drive into Queensland and the Hinze Dam with views over the Gold Coast before looping back via Mount Lindesay. And there was a bit of poker played along the way.

Kurri Kurri Nostalgia Festival Run

24 April 2017 / Article Phil Mayo Photos Phil Mayo & Ian Nunn

The Hunter Chapter's March Run was planned as a low kilometre run with the emphasis on kicking back and socialising, and what not a better opportunity to kick back than at the Kurri Kurri Nostalgia Festival.

Riverina Run

20 April 2017 / Words: Saturday AM & Monday - Tony McDonald, Saturday PM & Sunday - Annie Taylor. Photos: Annie Taylor & Tony McDonald

A very popular run to the Riverina was enjoyed by all participants, but did anyone see a ghost?

Hunter's Endless Summer Soiree

11 April 2017 / Story: Elaine Gazzard, Photos: David Gazzard

Well after a week of downpours which decided to continue into the weekend... so to set the scene we had a sand and water backdrop moving with the breeze and sound of water flowing down the driveway as well as a welcome gift for each attendee, a “lei” …. lol. A fantastic social night was, thanks Elaine & David Gazzard for hosting!

Robertson Coffee

One thing leads to another

09 April 2017 / Words and photos by Gary Williams

It's always great to be able to count the number of cars and people on a run. Sometimes - that can become a tough thing to do. Especially when the crowd keeps rolling on in ... and then the event rolls on into the afternoon. Who cares when it's all good fun and wonderful company!

Entries now open for May motorkhana

09 April 2017 / David Lawler

Entries are now open for our first of three motorkhana this year, at Sydney Motorsport Park on Saturday 20th May.

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

Entries now open for May track day

06 April 2017 / David Lawler

Entries are now open for our May trackday, at Wakefield Park on Monday 15th May.

Hunter's Twilight April Fool's Run

06 April 2017 / Story: Grant Webber Photos: David Gazzard & Grant Webber

Approximately 15 cars and 25 members gathered at Thornton to catch the last of daylight savings with a twilight run to Port Stephens. All aboard, our run leaders for the evening Elaine and Lyn, decided to pull a late April Fool’s prank on us all by taking a wrong turn straight out of the carpark. A quick loop around the block had us back on the correct path soon enough!