Navigational School 25th February

Ever wanted to know more about the ‘black arts’ surrounding rally navigation; well now’s your chance to learn a bit more!

John Hartley, the brains behind our Fellsman event, has organised a navigators school on Sunday 25th February at Blackburn Northern Sports on Pleckgate Road, Blackburn BB1 8QA (next to Pleckgate School) running from 10.00am to 4.00pm.

Those of you who enter our classic runs face simple tulip and instructions but events like the Fellsman are true navigational events and John’s navigational school will give you a chance to understand and enjoy this type of event.

Please contact John on 01282 691062 or email jeanjohnhartley@tiscali.co.uk for further details

LAC Member Brian Redman Inaugurated into Hall of Fame

Brian Redman started his motor racing career competing at Lancashire Automobile Club events at Woodvale near Southport. He progressed through the racing formula with great success all the way to Formula 5000 (competing in Chevrons) and Formula 1 before conentrating on Sports cars including the fantastic Porsche 917.

Brians greatest success was in the Can Am Series in the States and it is probaly this successwhich ultimatley saw him nominated to the Motor Sport Hall of Fame for the Sports Car Class.

Brian has now been inaugurated into the Motor Sport Hall of Fame (many thanks to all the LAC members who voted for him), please find in our pictures gallery a couple of pictures of the celebratory evening.

The group photograph shows Brian with other recipients including, amongst others, Dave Richards (a previous LAC Motor Sport Luncheon principle guest), Nigel Mansell (1992 F1 World Champion & 1993 Indy Car Champion), and the voice of Motor Sport, the legendary Murray Walker.

What a picture showing a proud moment in the history of the Lancashire Automobile Club.