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Members of the Mid North Coast MX-5 Club and Visitors at Harrigan's Irish Pub, Harrington.

Mike Walkden-Brown Memorial Run

21 May 2017 / Words by Wayne Lang, Photos by Wayne Lang & Graham Rochester

It was a very sad day for our club this week when long-time member and friend Mike Walkden-Brown died peacefully at his home Wednesday evening. It was agreed by all, that Mike would want us to proceed with our Sunday run to Harrington regardless of his absence, which we dedicated in his honour.

Hunter Breakfast Blast

17 May 2017 / Article: Josh Fitzgerald Photos: Grnat Webber

The air was fresh for the 7:00am meet at Cessnock McDonalds, but to our surprise not fresh enough to keep 22 cars and 37 attendees away from an early morning blast to breakfast down the Putty Road.

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2017 MX-5 Club Hillclimb Championship Round 1

10 May 2017 / Words by Andrew Digney, Photos by Grant Webber & Jacob Motum

Read all about it! The first Round of the MX-5 Club Championship for 2017 was a smash hit!

Entries now open for June track day

08 May 2017 / David Lawler

Entries are now open for the Saturday 24th June track day at Sydney Motorsport Park South Circuit.

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.

2016 Victorian 6 Hour Relay - Five Teams - photo by Tammie Hotz

2017 Phillip Island 6 Hour Regularity - Driver needed!

30 April 2017 / David Lawler

This is a spot available for a driver in an MX-5 Club team for this years Victorian 6 Hour Regularity Relay at Phillip Island.

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?