1 week agoFollowing up on Mark Norris' appearance at the Virtual Club Night on Tuesday, if you have 10 minutes then type McLaren into YouTube and catch the filming day at Silverstone, complete with some good footage of how they are 'fitting the car' to new driver Daniel Ricciardo.After that there's other stuff on the end of the Lando-Carlos 'Bromance' plus lots of behind the scenes views of their celebrations on finishing 3rd in the Constructor Championship ...
2 weeks agoGreat virtual club night last night and our thanks go to Mark Bullen for his insight into his early racing career in off-roading and his off-piste approach to competing in the UK and France, especially his days within the All-Wheel Drive Club.Our second Special Guest was Mark Norris, Race Operations Director of McLaren F1 who joined us direct from the filming day for the new car at Silverstone. Mark provided a great insight into F1 under Covid, some of the strains and issues it placed upon the team and how the Woking-based Team coped with the ups and downs of 2020. Mark touched upon the prospects for 2021 and the forthcoming 'relationship' between to of the Paddocks favourite drivers in Lando Norris and Daniel Riciardo. And then to round things off, former chairman Martyn Jeffery won the quiz have logged on from a snowy and very cold Aberdeenshire.A great night with great people, and even the odd beer as there was no driving home afterwards! ...
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Abingdon Motorsport CAR-nival held over the weekend of 26th & 27th September have received received wide-acclaim despite operating under strict Covid-19 protocols. 117 cars took the start on the unique 2-course sprint on the Saturday with Simon Wallis taking Fastest … Continue reading
We are pleased to be able to run the Abingdon Long Course Sprint, an 120 car speed event postponed from April. For the most up to date information, results and live images click here
It is with great sadness that we record the passing of one of our longest standing members, Rally Journalist, and brilliant photographer Martin Holmes. Martin became a member of Sutton & Cheam Motor Club in the early 1960’s and simply … Continue reading
Declan takes top honours… Declan Dear was awarded the coveted Competitor of the Year Award at the recent Annual Awards Dinner held at the sumptuous Tyrells Wood Golf Club. In an evening designed to thank, honour and applaud both the Competitors … Continue reading