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Mark Higgins as Star Guest for The Midland Automobile Club’s Awards Dinner

British Rally Champion, Isle of Man TT hero and James Bond stuntman Mark Higgins will be the star guest at the Shelsley Walsh Awards dinner on January 6th 2018 at Stanbrook Abbey. The new for 2017 venue was a hit last year when Mr Mach 1, Land Speed Record holder Andy Green, made a guest […]

NEC Classic Car Show

The Club was, once again, represented at the NEC Classic Car Show with a prominent stand in Hall 1 on all three days of the event. Thanks to all the volunteers who manned the stand and to Richard Cook from Global Displays and Tony Harrison and his team who gathered 4 excellent cars to show […]

Roger Albert Clarke Rally

Shelsley Walsh became a magnet for rally fans around the region who turned up in their droves to see two stages of the Roger Albert Clarke Rally, one of which included a downhill section with chicanes and a 90 degree left turn into the car park at ‘Kennel’. And they were rewarded with a beautiful […]

Shelsley Walsh set for Roger Albert Clark Rally

Two spectator stages at the Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb will get the 2017 Roger Albert Clark Rally off to a spectacular start on Friday 10 November. Shelsley Walsh in Worcestershire is the world’s oldest motor sport venue using its original course and was first used in 1905. However, the rally will mark a first in […]

The Nuffield Place Tour Report

This tour was anticipated with relish and wonder! Pat and I would be in our 1934 P-type MG, and looking forward to giving it a long run – its first since a 300-mile tour of Ulster last year. Being an MG owner, we knew something of Lord Nuffield, but a visit to his home promised […]

October Breakfast Club Report

What a fantastic way to end a very successful breakfast club season…the weather reverted back to its warm, sunny norm, in stark comparison to last month’s meet that experienced an unusually wet morning, and hundreds of sport, classic and enthusiast vehicles flocked into the paddock for the crowd to enjoy. An open bonnet display generated […]

Event Report: October Curborough Sprint

MAC’s last competitive event of the season took place in glorious sunshine at what has become a very popular season-ender which was evidenced by an oversubscription of entries. In the end we took a risk and ran 84 cars and managed to finish 45 minutes ahead of the 6 o’clock deadline. Well done to all […]

Cycle Hill Climb and Cyclo X

Worcester St Johns and Wyre Forest Cycling Event 1st October 2017 The annual Cycle Hill Climb and Cyclo Cross challenge took place at Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb, on the 1st October, organised and run by the Worcester St Johns Cycle Club and Wyre Forest Cycle Club. With predicted weather of rain all day, once again […]

Mitsubishi Centenary Tour

2017 saw the Mitsubishi Motors Corporation celebrate its 100th anniversary and, to mark this centenary year, a tour for 50 Mitsubishis registered before 2007 was organised by the UK importer, Mitsubishi Motors in the UK (The Colt Car Company). The tour started from Mitsubishi Motors in the UK headquarters in Cirencester, where the cars lined […]

Fantastic finish to Shelsley Walsh season

The final competitive events of the year took place with a capacity entry list at Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb, hosted in perfect conditions over the weekend, where several championships also reached their conclusions. Burntwood driver Steve Barnard clinched the Midland Speed Championship title in his space-frame Audi TT for the second year running and commented: […]