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Trewint CCV

Due to no clerk of course coming forward for the CCV at Trewint on Sunday 2nd September 2018, the majority of the committee have been in discussions regarding ways that the event could still run. 

It has been decided to run the trial as a self set up and possibly self marshal event. Phil Heys has kindly come forward to run the event on the day (officially clerk of course) with the help of Jason and Martyn Ham who have a good knowledge of the site. 

Please could all competitors arrive by 9am with the aim of being ready to commence by 9.30am. At 9.30am all competitors will be assigned an area to set up a section, once the sections are ready the trial will commence with all drivers completing the 8 sections, however the driver who set up the section being completed will drive it last of all. 

A scrutineer and marshals are still required for the event so if you are able to help please contact Phil Heys. 

We really hope this is an enjoyable and fun event, it is not how we intent trials to be organised in the future; this event is being run in this way to ensure it still can take place. 

Unfortunately due to family reasons Chris Cuming and Fraser Parish are unable to attend on the day but if you have any queries or concerns please contact Chris Cuming as soon as possible. 

Tavistock Steam and Vintage Fair Sunday 3rd June 2018

Bedford and Wharf Car Parks, Canal Road, off Plymouth Road, Tavistock. PL91 8AT, next to the Bedford Hotel in the centre of the town.

Sunday June 3rd 2018, from 10-00am to 5-00pm.

Contact me for entry forms: telephone 01752 878968 or email me.

Steam engine rides, vintage tractors and cars, trade stalls.

Mendip Challenge 2018

Hello,

The SWLRC would like to invite you to The Mendip Challenge 2018. 
 
Friday 6th July – Sunday 8th July 2018,  At Lambs Leer, West Harptree, Somerset, BS40 6EN.
 
Yes that’s right…….. Mendip Challenge in the Summer.
 
We will be having the normal RTV/CCV trials, with RTV on the Saturday, and CCV on the Sunday. 
 
 
For the 4th year we will also be running the Mendip Team Trial, in which a team of 3 drivers will compete for an overall lowest score in one event. There is a separate competition for the RTV and the CCV, and its free to enter!
 
As always camping will be available, with the site opening at 12 Noon, on Friday.  
 
Catering this year will be provided by Classic Catering, who will be providing a Burger Bar, as well as a beer tent and breakfast/evening meals. 
 
We are also having Mendip Challenge clothing, more details on the booking form. 
 
Full details about this event can be found on our website at www.somersetandwiltshirelrc.co.uk/mendipchallenge 
 
As always this is an ALRC event, and we will be allowing Q Class entrants. Please ensure you read the regulations and ensure your vehicle is eligible to enter.
 

Bookings for this event are now open, and a paper booking form, as well as online entry can be found at the above link. 

 
Due to the changed dates, we are expecting entries to be high, so please enter early to avoid disappointment.
Closing date for entries is Friday 22nd June 2018, all clothing orders must be received by Sunday 12th June 2018If there are any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Many Thanks

Will Holmes

Mendip Challenge Bookings Officer

2018 Calendar

Date Event Location Clerk of course Camping?
March
4th CCV Hay Farm    
11th Comp Carharrack David Jeffery  
17th & 18th        
25th RTV Ashcombe Trevor Castle  
31st Easter
April
1st Easter
8th Pentillie Land Rover Defender Day
15th CCV Ogwell Lee Smerdon & Kim Dobinson  
21st & 22nd        
28th JTV/Tyro Newnham   Y
29th RTV & URTV Windwhistle Phil Heys & Ken Brain
May
5th & 6th Bank Holiday Weekend
13th CCV Herodswood    
20th RTV Carharrack    
26th – 28th Nationals
June
2nd & 3rd JTV/Tyro & Charity Set up, Newnham Park Y
9th & 10th Charity RTV, Newnham Park Y
17th Comp Hay Farm Tony Penna  
23rd JTV/Tyro Bush Farm   Y
24th RTV & URTV Bush Farm  
30th        
July
1st        
7th & 8th Mendips
15th Comp Thorns Cross    
22nd CCV Hittisleigh    
28th JTV/Tyro Hittisleigh   Y
29th RTV Hittisleigh  
August
5th Series Trial Thorns Cross Matthew & Taryn Gay  
11th & 12th Boconnoc Motorsport Weekend
18th & 19th        
25th – 27th Baskies
September
2nd CCV Trewint Jeremy & Neil Roberts  
8th & 9th        
15th & 16th Majors
23rd Comp Vernadon Farm, Holsworthy Tony Brown  
30th RTV & YRTV Horsebridge    
October
7th CCV Mary Tavy Neil Jackson  
13th & 14th        
21st Comp Tredinnick Graham Jeffery  
28th RTV Mary Tavy    
November
4th CCV Newnham Phil Heys & Graham Smiith  
10th & 11th        
17th & 18th        
25th RTV & URTV Newnham Dave White  
December
2nd CCV Tredinnick    

Fire Extinguishers!

New clarification of the rule changes implemented by the MSA recently:-

Hi all , the msa have updated the fire extinguisher regs, they were originally published to be implemented January 2019 , but middle of January issued a statement saying it was a misprint and it is mandatory from January 2018!!
We are going to allow a period of grace (2nd event) to check yours and sort it out!!
It is really only aimed at ccv and comp safar’s as extinguishers aren’t mandatory in rtv’s .

1.  From 2018 all extinguishers must be serviced in accordance with the manufacturers guidelines, or every 24 months, whichever is sooner.

2.  If your car is new from 2019, it must comply with section K, appendix 3 of the MSA Blue Book (page 195). This includes changes to the fire extinguishers allowed.

3.  The above rules will apply to all vehicles from 2022, so bear that in mind if purchasing new ones.