Rolling V8 Calendar
Useful contacts for Club eventsCaledonian Centre - MG Car Club website. More
Midland Centre - MG Car Club calendar. More
MGs on Track - track day programme. More - see 2016 programme
SE Centre - MG Car Club calendar. More
Swiss MGV8 / IG - Victor Rodrigues. More
V8 Events
V8 Secretary
07795 227715
Contacts
2017
Sat 11th
Mar
MG Motor, Longbridge, West Midlands
Satnav: B31 2BQ
Club Council meeting Colin Grant
Club Office
01235 555552
Sat 8th
Apr

Club Office,
Abingdon
V8 Committee meeting at 9.30am.Debbie Brading V8 Secretary
07795 227715
Contacts
Sun 9th
Apr
Donington Park, Derby
More

Satnav: DE74 2LD
Donington Park
Full race programme. More
Club Office
01235 555552


John Hutchison
Comp Sec
01235 849738
Sun 23rd
Apr
Locations across the UK - an FBHVC initiative.Drive it Day
The annual day when classic car enthusiasts take to the road. More & Update
FBHVC
Sat 29th
Sun 30th
Apr
Bank Holiday w/e
Brands Hatch, Fawkham, Longfield, Kent
More

Satnav: DA3 8NG
Brands Hatch
Full race programme. More
Club Office
01235 555552

John Hutchison
Comp Sec
01235 849738
Sat 20th
May
 V8 Technical Day 2017
Sadly the V8 Technical Day 2017 has been cancelled. Two speakers we had invited earlier this year and had hoped to secure to talk on the recent availability of useful replacement parts for MGV8s were unable to participate. More
 
Fri 16th
Jun

Provisional
Hook Norton
Banbury
Oxon
Satnav: OX15 5NU
V8 Lunch
An informal V8 lunch at the Hook Norton Brewery from 12.30pm.

Dates for MGLive! always depend on the F1 Grand Prix dates so following the announcement of those dates we hope the dates for MGLive! will become available. Likely dates: 17th/18th or 24th/25th June 2017. TBC
Debbie Brading V8 Secretary
07795 227715
Contacts
Sat 17th
Sun 18th
Jun

Provisional
Silverstone Circuit Northamptonshire
Satnav: NN12 8TN
MGLive! 2017
The MG Car Club's two day annual International MG Meeting with a full race programme on the Grand Prix Circuit, Club Marquee display, concours, trade stands and the V8 Register Marquee and parking in the central area. Full details to follow.
Contacts

Tickets from
Club Office
01235 555552
Sun 18th
Jun

Provisional
V8 Marquee
Silverstone Circuit
Northamptonshire
Satnav: NN12 8TN
V8 AGM 2017
Sunday at 12.00pm noon at the V8 Marquee at Silverstone over the Club's International MG Meeting. Notice
Debbie Brading V8 Secretary
07795 227715
Contacts
Sat 17th
Sun 18th
Jun

Circuit de la Sarthe
Le Mans
Maine
France
Satnav: 72019
85th 24 heures du Mans
This annual endurance race for sportscars is a highlight for many motoring enthusiasts. Often a group of V8 enthusiasts is there. See our briefing note on planning a visit. Briefing & More & Website & Tickets
Keeping in touch with 24H Le Mans in 2017 - we will have online links and reports during the race as usual.
Roger Aldridge
Email

Bob Grieves
Email
Fri 7th
Sat 8th
Sun 9th
Jul
Provisional
Silverstone Circuit
Towcester
Northamptonshire
Satnav: NN12 8TN
2015 F1 British Grand Prix
at Silverstone. More
Book tickets online or on
08443 750740
Wed 26th
Jul

from 11am to 8pm
The Common
Harpenden
Hertfordshire
Satnav: AL5 2SL
Classics on the Common is Britain’s biggest mid-week classic car show and ranks among the top events of the classics calendar. A very popular annual evening event, held on the common in Harpenden for pre-1996 cars from noon. www.classicsonthecommon.com & ticket applications
Reports on earlier events & NEWS of new pricing
Debbie Brading V8 Secretary
07795 227715
Contacts
Sat 22nd
Jul
Cadwell Park, Louth,
Lincolnshire

More

Satnav: LN11 9SE
Cadwell Park
Full race programme. More
Club Office
01235 555552

John Hutchison
Comp Sec
01235 849738
Thu 3rd
Fri 4th
Sat 5th
Sun 6th
Aug
Porto, Portugal European Event of the Year 2017 in Portugal
See our update note with details of the programme and information released by the organisers. More
Port MG Clube
website
Sat 2nd
Sep
Oulton Park
Little Budworth,
Tarporley,
Cheshire
Satnav: CW6 9BW
MG Car Club Race Meeting at Oulton Park
Full race programme at this scenic circuit in Cheshire. Circuit website
See the Club website for details
. Location map & directions
Club Office
01235 555552

John Hutchison
Comp Sec
01235 849738
Fri 8th
Sat 9th
Sun 10th
Sep
Goodwood Circuit
Chichester
West Sussex
Satnav: PO18 0PX
Admission is strictly by ticket purchased in advance of the meeting
Goodwood Revival, the annual three day festival of motorsport with a relaxed feel and period setting. We have an informal V8 Gathering at the event. Goodwood website
Briefing & More details
Goodwood
bookings and ticket hotline
01243 755055

Victor Smith
07770 82297
Thur 7th
Fri 8th
Sat 9th
Sun 10th
Mon 11th
Sep
Location
North Yorkshire
V8 Tour 2017
Preliminary details of the tour will be released in January 2017 including the booking arrangements. Briefing & Bookings
Robert Crowson
Tour organiser
Email
Sat 30th
Sep
Sun 1st
Oct
Snetterton Circuit, Norwich, Norfolk

Satnav NR16 2JU
Map
MG Car Club Race Meeting at Snetterton Circuit
Full race programme over two days. A popular meeting for V8 enthusiasts with a V8 Gathering at the Club hospitality unit on Saturday.
See the Club website for details. More
Map
Club Office
01235 555552

John Hutchison
Comp Sec
01235 849738
Sat 7th
Oct

Redditch
West Midlands
B97 5YH
V8 Committee meeting at 2pmDebbie Brading V8 Secretary
07795 227715
Sat 7th
Oct
Lloyds Indian Restaurant
7 Station Road
Knowle,
Solihull
Satnav: B93 OHL
Autumn V8 Curry at the Lloyds Indian Restaurant in Knowle in the West Midlands. Information & booking form to follow.Nic Houslip
07768 766315
Contacts
Sat 14th
Oct
Sophos office Abingdon
Oxfordshire
Satnav: OX14 3YP
Club Council meeting and Annual General Meeting
Notice and agenda in the September issue of Safety Fast! AGM at 1600 BST.
Colin Grant
Club Office
01235 555552
Fri 10th
Sat 11th
Sun 12th
Nov
NEC
Nr Birmingham
Getting to NEC
Classic Car Show 2017 at the NEC
Informal gathering at noon on Saturday by the MG Car Club Stand where V8 members attending the show can meet up for a natter and to exchange news and information. Website
Debbie Brading V8 Secretary
07795 227715
Contacts
2018 - V8 40th Anniversary Year
    In 2018 we have the 45th anniversary of the launch of the MGBGTV8 model in August 1973 and the 40th anniversary of the formation of the V8 Register five years later in 1978. In 2017 we will have the 25th anniverary of the announcement of the RV8 and in 2018 the 25th anniversary of the launch of the RV8 that year. Preliminary details of the programme of events for the V8 40th Anniversary Year 2018 will be released in early 2017.

We have a series of articles and features reflecting on many of the memorable moments, news items and photos enjoyed by fellow V8 enthusiasts. MGBGTV8 & RV8
Victor Smith
07770 82297
Sat 17th
Feb
TBC
Redditch
West Midlands
B97 5YH
V8 Committee meeting at 2pmDebbie Brading V8 Secretary
07795 227715
Sat 17th
Feb
TBC
Lloyds Indian Restaurant
7 Station Road
Knowle,
Solihull
Satnav: B93 OHL
Annual V8 Curry at the Lloyds Indian Restaurant in Knowle in the West Midlands. Information & booking form to follow.Nic Houslip
07768 766315
Contacts
Sun 18th
Feb
TBC
Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire
Satnav: CV8 2LZ
Stoneleigh MG-Triumph Show 2018
For 2018 we await news of another combined MG and Triumph show at the National Agriculture Show Ground at Stoneleigh. V8 enthusiasts meet up at the MG Car Club stand at 12.00 noon. More
& entry arrangements & map
Debbie Brading V8 Secretary
07795 227715
Contacts
Continued    
European Touring Handbook
has been produced for many years and has a mass of useful tips and guides for touring in each country in Europe.
Safety equipment checklist for touring on Mainland Europe
The AA has a useful webpage and a tabulated checklist of what you need to take with you when touring on Mainland Europe - for example the original vehicle registration documents, GB stickers, warning triangle, reflective vest and headlamp adjusters. More