Welcome to the Lancashire Automobile Club - Established in 1902 the Lancashire Automobile Club (1902) Ltd is the second oldest motor club in the UK dedicated to the interests of motorists in the region. Organising both motoring and social events, the LAC has something for everybody, from car runs (touring assemblies) and static shows to the Annual Dinner Dance and Triennial Sportsmans … Continue reading "Welcome to the Lancashire Automobile Club"
2020 Coast to Coast Cancelled. - Coast to Coast Classic Car Run Saturday 11th July 2020 We are truly sorry to inform you that we have agreed to cancel this years Coast to Coast Classic Car Run. Over the last 24 hours we have had the news of the Governments revised guidelines covering the next 12 weeks plus we are … Continue reading "2020 Coast to Coast Cancelled."
Further Update From Motorsport UK – Corona Virus - We have recieved a further update from Motorsport UK. The fundamental message is that the suspension of motorsport in the UK is extended top at least the 30th June. Motorsport UK Extends Suspension of Motorsport Permits to 30th June 24/03/20 In light of recent developments in the COVID-19 crisis, and following the address to the … Continue reading "Further Update From Motorsport UK – Corona Virus"
Mini Mayhem at Goodwood - Sideways Minis Take Goodwood by Storm We thought in these depressing times something light would put a smile on your faces. And nothing is better at putting smiles on faces than Minis in action. Enjoy!!!! Simply click on the link below https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HuVQZZ3XW7A All the best. Chris
Corona Virus (COVID19) – Statement from Lancashire Automobile Club (1902) Ltd - Corona Virus (COVID19) Statement from Lancashire Automobile Club (1902) Ltd Following recent government announcements, we can confirm that Lancashire Automobile Club (1902) Ltd is continuing to respond to the advice that has been issued. We can also confirm that Motorsport UK has now suspended all organising permits until at least 30th April. The immediate impact … Continue reading "Corona Virus (COVID19) – Statement from Lancashire Automobile Club (1902) Ltd"
Videos of Mike Woods Monte Carlo Rallies 1958 – 1973 - What a night! Those of you who enjoyed Mike Wood’s Monte Memories last night certainley had a real treat. Mike was on form and the packed Whalley Golf Club, with around 100 in attendance, had a great evening. We promised to make videos of the Monte Carlo Rallies we found of Mike on the rallies … Continue reading "Videos of Mike Woods Monte Carlo Rallies 1958 – 1973"
Fuzz Townshend Evening at Whaley Golf Club – Report - Wednesday 20th November saw the latest motor sport supper night featuring a famous name from the world of motoring and this time our guest was non-other than Fuzz Townshend, the master mechanic from Chanel 4’s popular car restoration programme Car SOS. Accompanied by Peter McIlvenny, Carol Nash Insurance, for whom Fuzz is an ambassador, Fuzz … Continue reading "Fuzz Townshend Evening at Whaley Golf Club – Report"
Lancashire Automobile Club Annual Dinner Dance 2020 - Lancashire Automobile Club Annual Dinner Dance 2020 Members and guests of Lancashire Automobile Club filled Mitton Hall, just north of Whalley, for their annual season opener. Compliments of the Club – sparkling wine or orange juice, was served to all attending on arrival. The room had been set to perfection by Eileen Dyson and Carolyn … Continue reading "Lancashire Automobile Club Annual Dinner Dance 2020"
Fitment and Use of Safety Belts - ADRIAN FLUX has published a very useful document regarding the fitting and use of safety belts in classic and older cars. Well worth a read. A guide to seat belt law for classic cars so you can understand exactly what your obligations are. Since 1983 it has been a UK requirement to wear a seat … Continue reading "Fitment and Use of Safety Belts"
Club Expo 2020 – Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs - The Lancashire Automobile Club (1902) Ltd is a member of the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Club (FBHVC) who represent the interests of Veteran, Edwardian, Vintage and Classic car enthusiast in respect of legislation at national (and european) level as well as many other topics. Each year they have a event, this year held … Continue reading "Club Expo 2020 – Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs"
2020 Border Rievers Tour - As you may well be aware Mike Raven is taking a well earned rest from organising his Highland event in 2020. Fear not because we have an alternative for you. Peter Ward has taken up the challenge and is in the midst of organising an event in the Scottish Borders to slake your motoring thirsts. … Continue reading "2020 Border Rievers Tour"
LAC – Clerk Hill Hillclimb - Lancashire Automobile Club Clerk Hill Hillclimb. For Christmas in 1958, when I was eight years old, I received a fantastic Christmas present ‘The Eagle Book of Cars and Motorsport’ in its 192 pages I learned about how cars work, are designed and built as well as much of the history of the motor car. One … Continue reading "LAC – Clerk Hill Hillclimb"
Manx Classic 2020 - The Manx Motor Racing Club has sent us an invite to their annual Manx Classic on April 30th till May 2nd 2020. This event includes 3 Hillclimbs in 3 days with courses at: The Sloc (1.06mls) – Creg Willey’s (1.39mls) – Lhergy Frissell (1.48mls) These are 3 of the longest hillclimb venues in the Uk … Continue reading "Manx Classic 2020"
Highland 3 Day 2019 Report by Keith and Linda Lewin. - The seed was sown after the 2018 LAC Coast to Coast run. We had taken part in our Triumph TR4, our son Mark with his wife Katy in their Morris Minor 1000 (nicknamed Cherry) and our Grandson Kyle with his Dad Paul as navigator in his Morris Minor 1000. Mark and Kyle said they wanted … Continue reading "Highland 3 Day 2019 Report by Keith and Linda Lewin."
Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs Conference 12th October 2019 - Adrian Dean reviews Katya (Kate) Sullivan’s Presentation ‘TOWARDS A VALUES-BASED AUTOMOTIVE HERITAGE APPROACH’ Katya presented her views on broadening the appeal of historic vehicle ownership to a wider section of the community with the emphasis of greater involvement of families and young people. She takes a radical look at the various car sub-cultures and quotes … Continue reading "Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs Conference 12th October 2019"
Twilight Tour 10th September 2019 - It was into the early evening on the 10th September that 28 motors departed Whalley Golf Club. The aptly named event was organised by Lancashire Automobile Club members Alan Ridehalgh and Andy Stanworth to provide a little plotting and navigational exercise around a 54 mile route. This followed on from a recent ‘Taster’ event, keeping … Continue reading "Twilight Tour 10th September 2019"
Coast ot Coast 2019 - Coast to Coast Saturday 13th July 2019 We significantly changed the route for 2019. Normally we keep the same lunch halt which has been at Akebar Park for many years. However, whilst we were happy with the venue eventually you run out of roads to use. So to open up pastures new we went looking … Continue reading "Coast ot Coast 2019"
Manchester to Blackpool 2019 - 57th Manchester to Blackpool Run Sunday 9th June 2019 The Lancashire Automobile Club must live a charmed life at present (here’s hoping it continues on July 13th!) for after our escape from storm Hannah on the St Georges Day Run we got the only dry day for weeks (and weeks) for our Manchester to Blackpool. … Continue reading "Manchester to Blackpool 2019"
St Georges Day Run 2019 - St Georges Day Run 28th April 2019 The lead up to the event was somewhat stressful for the organisers. Anthony Taylor and his ‘team’. Storm Hannah was doing her worst with widespread flooding and downed trees being reported from most of the country. On the Friday, if weather reports were to be belived, serious … Continue reading "St Georges Day Run 2019"
2019 Wales Rally GB - Wales Rally GB 2019 With a Ceremonial Start in Liverpool plus a visit to Oulton Park on the Thursday the provisional route for the 2019 World Rally GB is looking good! Thursday, 3 October 2019 Following a final pre-event Shakedown held this year for the first time in Gwydir Forest, Snowdonia, on Thursday morning, all … Continue reading "2019 Wales Rally GB"
2019 Classic Challenge - Our popular ‘Classic Challenge’ is open to all Lancashire Automobile Club members and allows them to score points at Lancashire Automobile Club road, concours and social events plus our static show at the Royal Lancashire Show. As a bonus this year points will be available for those who attend the 2020 AGM. Challenge Scorecards need … Continue reading "2019 Classic Challenge"