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Hunter Picnic Run

07 November 2017 / Story: Barry & Jenny Luttrell Photos: Ian Nunn

After days of rain, wind and generally poor weather the sun was shining and sky was blue for our Sunday run.

Corin Dam Run

03 November 2017 / Words and Photos: Barry Matson

Barry was not expecting a great turn-out for this run because it was only a Saturday afternoon trip, but fifteen cars turned up for a great run to admire a couple of dams and to have a leisurely lunch at the Corin Forest Resort.

Jinba Ittai Challenge 2017

24 October 2017 / Story by Graham Fletcher Photos by Gillian Fletcher

The Jinba Ittai challenge was upon us once again. Who took it out this time?

Braidwood Weekend 2017 - Sunday lunch at Nerriga Pub

In search of Australia's next model

24 October 2017 / Words by Julie Sando, Photos by Keith Monaghan & Bryan Shedden

Great country roads, sleepy heritage towns, diecast model cars, Feut's famous trivia contest, mountains of food, and superb company. Illawarra Chapter's weekend trip to Braidwood had it all.

Jamie Martin at the Supersprint at SMP GP 15 Oct 2017 - photo by Rob Wilkins

Supersprint Champion Club FOUR-PETE

19 October 2017 / Words by Ed Cory, Photos by Rob Wilkins

The MX-5 Club of NSW has won the Club Championship in the CAMS NSW Supersprints for 2017, and with it the fourth title in succession, the first Club to do so.

Yellow NCs at Mt Keira - photo by Kim Ranger

Austinmer Lunch Run

11 October 2017 / Words by Bryan Hicks, Photos by Kim Ranger & Keith Monaghan

The Sydney Chapter had a great day down south through the National park on a cool beautiful day. Lunch at Headlands Hotel in Austinmer was followed by a drive to the lookout at Mount Keira.

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.