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
SE Centre - MG Car Club calendar. More
Swiss MGV8 / IG - Victor Rodrigues. More
V8 Events
V8 Secretary
07795 227715
Contacts
2017
Thur 15th
Jun
Rousham House
Oxfordshire
Satnav: OX25 4QU
Visit to Rousham House in Oxfordshire
Rousham House is a particularly attractive, privately owned house which has been in the same family for over 500 years. It has exceptional gardens. A guided tour of the house has been arranged but prior booking is essential as places are limited - see the briefing for details. There are no catering facilities at Rousham so you can enjoy a picnic. Briefing
Victor Smith
07770 822977
Email
Fri 16th
Jun

Hook Norton
Banbury
Oxofordshire
Satnav: OX15 5NU
V8 Lunch
An informal V8 lunch at the Hook Norton Brewery from noon. Briefing
Debbie Brading V8 Secretary
07795 227715
Contacts
Fri 16th
Jun
The Star Inn
Sulgrave
Near Banbury
Northamptonshire
Satnav: OX17 2SA
RV8 Anniversary Supper
We have an informal RV8 Anniversary Supper at the Star Inn at Sulgrave in a private dining room. Meet at the Star Inn at 6.30pm for sitting down to dinner at 6.45pm prompt in their private dining room. Briefing
Nic Houslip
07768 766315
Contacts
Sat 17th
Sun 18th
Jun

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. Briefing & where can I find the V8 Marquee and parking?
Tickets from
Club Office
01235 555552

Contacts
Sun 18th
Jun

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 in the May 2017 issue of Safety Fast!
Notice of the V8 AGM
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.
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
Fri 11th
Sat 12th
Sun 13th
Aug
Wroxall Abbey
Birmingham Road
Warwickshire
Postcode: CV35 7NB
Roverfest - celebrating 50th Anniversary of the Rover V8 Engine
2017 marks the 50th anniversary of Rover launching the V8 engine. This engine was developed as the power plant for the Rover P5 which gained the B suffix indicating the engines origins from Buick. The engine was subsequently installed into the Rover P6, SD1, Range Rover and Land Rovers and also in other marques including MG, Morgan and TVR. The
three day event - Roverfest 2017 - has been arranged by the Joint Rover Clubs of Great Britain. More
Nic Houslip
07768 766315
Contacts
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 16th
Sep
British Notor Museum
Banbury Road
Gaydon
Warwickshire
Satnav: CV35 0BJ
Visit to the British Motor Museum at Gaydon
Guided tour of the museum's collection of vehicles (160 vehicles) plus a tour of their reserve stock of vehicles (120) and a tour of a further collection of 120 Jaguars and Daimlers. The size of the tour party is limited so advance booking is essential. Briefing
Steve Newton
07811 474774
01384 863686 Email
Sat 16th
Sep
noon - 6pm
Redborn Common
Redbourn
Hertfordshire
Postcode: AL3 7BU
Redbourn Classics Motor Show 2017
The show will be held on the beautiful Redbourn Common, postcode AL3 7BU with the vehicles in the centre, stalls around the perimeter and lots of space for bouncy castles, tug of war or other activities too. There will be hot food stalls, a licenced bar and prizes for best vintage outfit and best vehicle. See further information & entry/ticket form
Nick Gilmore on 01582 794701 or 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 21st
Oct
TBAClub Council meeting and Annual General Meeting
Notice and agenda in the September issue of Safety Fast! The AGM will be held 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 Register 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
Sat 17th
Mar
MG Motor, Longbridge, West Midlands
Satnav: B31 2BQ
Club Council meeting Debbie Brading V8 Secretary
07795 227715
Contacts
Sun Nth
Apr
TBC
Locations across the UK - an FBHVC initiative.Drive it Day
The annual day when classic car enthusiasts take to the road. More & Update
FBHVC
TBAClub Office
Abingdon
V8 Technical Day 2018
Details of the programme of presentations to follow.
Steve Newton
07811 474774
01384 863686 Email
Sat 20th
Oct
TBAClub Council meeting and Annual General Meeting
Notice and agenda in the September issue of Safety Fast! The AGM will be held at 1600 BST.
Colin Grant
Club Office
01235 555552
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