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Manx Rally - congratulations to club member Jason Pritchard, first overall historic and putting his championship back on track, a faultless weekend by the looks of it. Trackrod next.

Commiserations to Bob Gibbons & Dale Gibbons, a non finish with mechanical maladies but a personal hill climbed and conquered after their Flatters foray into the flora.

Dai Block Jones and Glyn Price were going well but lost drive after a ford in the banana beemer - unlucky.

A good night karting at Hereford Raceway last night, organised mainly by Wayne Palmer and a bit by me it was a lovely sunny evening with plenty of shenanigans! A number of club members were present and some guests made up the numbers nicely. Gethin Phillips was involved in an altercation under the bridge and has aching ribs to prove it! I had a great first race and actually miraculously won despite the best efforts of Christian Prynne to stop me! Next race I was punted onto the inside of the hairpin and finished last, similar situation in the next race and finished with second in the B final to young Joseph Palmer who weighs a bit less than me!

Other performances of note or otherwise! Josh Jones took fastest lap on the night, Wayne Plamer won the A final, Jonathan Davies and Tom Davies were victims of some incidents and accidents, Craig Jones didn't shine, probably getting too heavy! Mark Hatton put in some nice drives but not sure exactly how he did so any updates would be appreciated! Dale Gibbons had a bit of a 'mare but finished second in one race from the back of the grid.

There are plans for an inter club endurance race next year so watch this space.

Well, yet  another successful Classic Car Show and all made possible with support from the Brecon & Radnor Express and the efforts beforehand of Mark Weller, Andrew Powell and Sandie Wickens. The set up was completed by hard working Brecon Motor Club members under the watchful eye of chief stewards Geoff Lyons and Gwyneth Williams, soon to be Lyons.  The Brill clan and Dave McIntyre were also key to success along with Phil Arnold, David Thomas, Martin Leonard and club chairman Chris Phillips. Aaron Arnold was about too and captured some great moments with his camera. Thanks also to RST and Gwernyfed Rugby Club for their assistance with stewarding and car parking. Last but not least thanks must go to the Sweeney family for making the venue available. Apologies if anyone has been left out, it's not personal!

Ok, 2017 Flatters. Many thanks to all who helped in any way at all. It is always a difficult event to put together in many ways and this year was not any easier with the implementation of even more MSA directives. Before the event the club did a brilliant job with individual performances from Chris Phillips, James Chappelle, David Thomas, Nigel Chappelle, Bob Long being of note. Dave Mac was a diamond again and looked after the threshold signage and and service area and the Brill clan and the Lewis twins did a simply marvellous job of stripping down and clearing the ranges after Pete Henness and his merry men (Cedric & Phil) spread stuff everywhere! It was very nicely spread mind and kept the MSA Safety Delegate happy! Geoff and Gwyneth were outstanding again and work tirelessly for us which is much appreciated.
I am bound to leave someone out but I also have to thank Jason Murphy for deputising so well and putting the safety manual together, Mark Weller for spec car and delegate driving, John Tomley for just doing what he has to with ease. Mustn't forget Lisa Chappelle for keeping James on the straight and narrow although next year she might be looking to improve her seeding instead of officiating! Oh, and thanks to Wayne Palmer for delivering the chicane tyres and Steve Jennings for looking after them all day on the rally.
Last but not least thanks go to all the marshals that turned out, even previous winner Mark Straker did a stint at scrutineering setting a good example to other drivers! As some will know I plan to step back for 2018 after 32 years of involvement and will not be available for the rally weekend next year. I will be able to dispense advice and it would be good to see someone step up to the mark to put it all together. Planning starts now and I did the first bit today by booking the 2018 range dates for all the clubs events.