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Vehicle restrictions for provisional drivers

30 December 2020 / Bryan Shedden

All Mazda MX-5s are allowed for provisional licence holders in NSW, right? Excluding the turbo SP of course. Well think again!

NatMeet XIV Update

23 December 2020 / Peter & Jill Feutrill, George & Jenny Boyko, Elaine & David Gazzard

Everyone would be aware that Covid-19 meant it was not possible to run NatMeet as scheduled in April this year. It has been a challenging time for many this year and the impact in the NatMeet Committee has also been a challenge.

Hunter Coast to Mountains Weekend

22 December 2020 / Story & Photos: Jenny & Barry Luttrell

Hunter's first multi-day run of the year and the weather reports were not promising.

Hunter MOTY Presentations

18 December 2020 / Written by: John Purcell, Chris Cameron. Photos: David Gazzard, John Purcell

Hunter Chapters 2020 MOTY Award winners

Canberra Chapter Christmas Lunch & Presentations

15 December 2020 / Words by Rod Nicholas. Photos by Keith Monaghan and Rod Nicholas

The Canberra Chapter wrapped up the 2020 Events Program with more than just a touch of class and a very enjoyable lunch at the Yowani Country Club, hosted by our Convenors Peter and Annemie Wilson.

Mazdas in the Mist

15 December 2020 / Words &Photos Adele Weatherall & Gary Williams

Is there a substitute for Christmas spirit?

The logo of the Mazda MX-5 Club of NSW, approved by members on 27th August 2003

Design competition for 30th Anniversary Badge

13 December 2020 / Peter Barnwell

Here’s a challenge for your creative juices ... come up with a suitable badge design to celebrate our Club’s 30th Anniversary.

Berry Mountain Adventure

13 December 2020 / Story: Bob Downing; Photos: Anne Zattera, Mark Mansell, Bob Downing, Anda Clayton

Berry Mountain becomes Misty Mountain for our little adventure.

COVID-19 Procedure Update 8 Dec 20

11 December 2020

The latest COVID-19 Procedure

Canberra Chapter Events Calendar 2021

11 December 2020 / Rod Nicholas

Your Committee has been hard at it preparing an events program for 2021. Please note that the program is subject to change (for a whole lot of reasons). While this will give you a good idea of what’s coming up (so you can start planning now), please refer to the individual event notice on the website for details and up-to-date information.

Lakeside Sunset BBQ

07 December 2020 / Written:Graham King. Photos:Peter Hilkmann, David Gazzard

The aim: To enjoy a Picnic while watching sunset over Lake MacQuarie The Task: To do this on a day when it was raining

2020 Illawarra Chapter Annual Awards

07 December 2020 / Words by: Jeff and Pam Rowe. Photos: Brendan Barr

Our final dinner of the year turned into and Awards ceremony for 2020! See who scooped the pool!

South Coast MOTY

04 December 2020 / Story - Brian Clayton; Photo - Bill Short

With many members accumulating points, it was a close run contest but, in the end, a clear winner...

Christmas in the Park

04 December 2020 / Story - Brian Clayton: Photos - Anda Clayton, Bill Short

South Coast host Christmas at beautiful Lake Burrill with guests from Sydney, Illawarra and Canberra chapters and, of course, the chapter mascot, Rusty the dog.

Round 8 8th November 2020 Wakefield Park Trackday

02 December 2020

A Fresh Spring morning greeted a healthy field of 68 enthusiastic Motorsport competitors to Round 8 for our Final Club Trackday at Wakefield Park for the 2020 season.

Challenge Bathurst 2020

01 December 2020 / Joe Kovacic

MX-5 Club members take out all 4 classes at Challenge Bathurst 2020!

Byabarra via Gingers creek

29 November 2020 / Roby Leckenby

A fast run up the Oxley Highway to Gingers creek and back to Byabarra

Tip Toe to Tuross

29 November 2020 / Story: Anne Zattera, Pictures: Anne Zattera, Anda Clayton

A beautiful Spring day, COVID restrictions eased, wonderful friends, lunch by the water. A great MX5 day out.

Club track day SMP Amaroo 7th July 2019 - photo by Joe Kovacic

2021 MX-5 Club Motorsport calendar

25 November 2020 / Ian Combes

The draft 2021 MX-5 Club competition calendar is up on the Motorsport webpage. It is draft, but is not expected to change much (if anything). All the various types of events have been confirmed.

Tarago Trippers

24 November 2020 / Words: Jan Gibson. Photos: Jan Gibson & Brendan Barr

Jan dazzles all with her poetry skills! Who would have thought?