Magazine Preview: August 2017

Magazine Preview: August 2017

This months magazine will be hitting your doormats very shortly, so to wet your appetites here are some sample articles to look forward. Other articles include National Day Prizes and Awards, Go for a Swiss Roll, SOC AGM booking, North Yorkshire Triumph Weekend and a variety of club member offers and events

SOC National Day

There was a brilliant turnout of SOC Members and their Stags at Bicester in June 2017 for the SOC National Day. The Bicester Flywheel Twitter , reported on “The Sea of Stags” at Bicester – it is true that the Stags made a wonderful sight stretching into the distance, alongside the WWI biplanes, parked nearby. The airshow and the wide range of other classics on display and the ‘invited classic/ historic car’ drives down the straw bales area was great, plus the numerous 

The Gordon Bennett Irish Classic Run

Just a little history about The Man, The Myth, and The Race. The son of a New York media baron, James Gordon Bennett was a flamboyant character whose love of sport and all-round daring-do was reflected in the six annual white-knuckle car .

Not the only ones......

Gordon Bennett! What a weekend... Last summer coming back from the Le Mans Classic, when Patrick said Gordon Bennett I thought he was just uttering a mild expletive at the standard of French driving. I didn’t realize Gordon Bennett was a real person and reputedly the saviour of modern day racing.