2014 Classic & Sports Tour of Cornwall

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The Classic & Sports Tour of Cornwall 2014 in aid of… Welcome once again to the Classic & Sports Tour of Cornwall… As in previous years this charity event will be in aid of Cornwall Hospice Care. Most of you are already aware of the indispensable work the hospice undertakes and how deserving this organisation is.  We are most grateful …

Sad loss of Ian Cameron

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Sad loss of Ian Cameron It is with great sadness I inform you of the death of Ian Cameron. He passed away on 21st January 2014, with the funeral held on 31st January at St Johns Baptist Church, Yeovil. Ian was born in 1948, a keen and very able competitor for many years. Two machines spring to mind that were …

2013 Classic & Sports Tour of Cornwall

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The Classic & Sports Tour of Cornwall 2013 in aid of… If you were at home watching the British Grand Prix… …then the Classic & Sports Tour of Cornwall would have passed you by! Oh such a waste! Names like Daimler, Lotus, Triumph, MG, BMW, Falcon Roadster, Fait Spyder, Minis, Morgan, Dellow, Reliant, Mexico, Sunbeam, Healey and A35 were banded …

2012 Classic & Sports Tour of Cornwall

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The Classic & Sports Tour of Cornwall 2012 in aid of… Classic cars from a bygone age… …all in pristine condition, enjoyed a challenging 95 miles around our stunning county. The course started from Fraddon, to Newquay, Mawgan Porth and back to Victoria Inn at Roche for coffee. From Victoria the route wheeled its way cross country for an enjoyable …

Remembering Kim Goostrey

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Remembering Kim Goostrey A few words from Tucks, expressing the feelings of us all. Kim loved motorsport whether it was on two or four wheels, modern or classic. He was a very active committee member of the Newquay Auto Club and could always be counted on during the setting-up and picking-up for the Clubs’ events. He always enjoyed these occasions …

St Eval Sprint Remembered

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There’s nowt as long as a memory… Motorsport events at St Eval airfield will be no more. On Sunday 25th September 2011 Newquay Auto Club found itself hosting not only the final round of the 2011 Cornish Speed Championship, but also the very last motor sprint meeting to be held at St Eval. Having been built for and playing its …

In memory of John Haswell

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In memory of John Haswell Those of you who have been around a while will remember John Haswell. John, one of Cornish Motorsports best navigators unfortunately past away recently. Many of us will remember him as a great character, that bushy beard, the out of control hair, ever smiling, ever joking; the kind of guy who would do anything for …

A tribute to Ian Thomas

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A tribute to Ian Thomas On Saturday 27th November 2010 our very dear friend Ian sadly passed away at home. Ian was a long standing passionate member of our club. Never more so than when holding the post of competition secretary for a number of years. Behind the wheel Ian was fiercely competitive and a highly talented driver … pushing …

In memory of Derek Stephens

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Younger members of the club may not have known Derek Stephens, but he was a super chap who I had the privilege of navigating for between 1971 and 1974. Unfortunately Derek lost his battle against cancer on Monday 28th Dec-09. I first met Derek through his sister Jill who happened to be my newly wedded wife’s best friend. The conversation …

Duncan Harrison – “A Proper Chap…”

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Duncan Harrison 1955 – 2009 Duncan was born in the Tavistock area and spent the majority of his life there. He ran an agricultural contracting business which he formed in 1977 with purchase of a single Ford County tractor and started contracting work for local farmers, specializing in silage and steep ground work. From these humble beginnings, through a combination …