Event Reports

MX-5 25th Anniversary Challenge Report

mx-5 poster_web 708x1000Our aim for the 25th Anniversary of the MX-5 was to assemble a record number of cars at the National Motor Museum on Monday 6th of October. 

To do this we had 5 key people and a constrained budget.   Our goals were modest given our Club membership was about 160 people – 60 MX-5s.  What did we achieve?   121 MX-5s and 208 people ...

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Report from Fleurieu Gourmet Run 20 Jul 14

There is just something about the McLaren Vale.

When you need spectacular scenery, the McLaren Vale delivers.  As we drove south, signs reminded all that an almond blossom festival is imminent.  And as we looked ahead, we saw the striking soft folds in the Mount Lofty Ranges.

We started the climb of Willunga Hill – as you know, the ultimate test of the power of a car.  We suspected that some of our convoy have slipped back, but the convoy looks regrouped ...

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Report from Mid-Year Lunch: 6 Jul 14

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On Sunday 6th July , 74 Members gathered for this year’s Mid-Year Lunch at The Royal Coach for a Carvery meal, an opportunity to catch up with other Members and lots of laughter. The Club supplied welcoming drinks and also the beverages for the rest of the afternoon; so all in all, it was a very good value day for $20.00 per person for ...

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Report from Aviation Museum & Observation Run

On a cold and threatening morning, 19 cars and 35 people gathered at Tea Tree Plaza Park to catch up with the latest gossip and prepare for a run with a difference.

Chris and Jane Gascoigne had prepared an Observation Run to the Aviation Museum in Greenock.  As we gathered around to hear Chris’ address, we learnt that we would be dispatched in one-minute intervals with strict instructions that there would be no kicking, biting or gouging.

Some of us missed some ...

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Report from Monarto Zoo Mid-week Run

Today, (Wednesday, 26th March 2014)  we were blessed with wonderful Autumn weather for the run to Monarto Zoo via morning tea at Kelsey Cottage located in Balhannah.  Morning tea consisted of delicious hot scones taken under the pergola with black-faced sheep looking on from a paddock at the rear of the venue.  A tally of 16 club members and 10 cars signed on for the run.  We must thank the wonderful staff ...

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Collingrove and Jarrett’s Lunch Report

Collingrove-headWell, what a day we had yesterday (10 March 2014).  David Jarrett had organized, through the Sporting Car Club of South Australia, for the MX5 Club to visit the hill climb track at Collingrove.  This was also the biggest line up of cars that the Club has ever had for a Club run, being 36 cars.

Most of us met at the Balhannah Oval which was a very good meeting point, ...

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Fish & Chips Run Report

fish-and-chipsThank you to Dianne and Allen Weber who once again organised the Annual Fish & Chips Run on Friday 17 January 2014 to Victor Harbor.  This run has evolved from soggy Fish & Chips wrapped in paper on a beach, in all inclement weather, to sitting comfortably in a Cafe in air conditioned comfort.

Despite the 42 degree weather, 56 people ventured out in the heat to thankfully be met with ...

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