Days Out

NEC Classic Motor Show

We have been trying to get to this show for the last few years but the starts had not aligned…. until this weekend! Its quite expensive with the admission and then parking (and maybe some food!) so was not sure what to think but there was plenty of Fords! and …

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North West AVO Owners

Ju had a good run out with a couple of fellow Mk1 owners in the AVO club on Saturday and managed to run some of the tracks in the Forest of Bowland. Thanks to Ian Daws in his Mk1 Mexico for route! Nothing like a bit of gravel under the …

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Mull 2023

I had to sit out this years Mull Rally so Dave had to make the trip up to Mull in torrential weather with a new navigator Brian Foggo. With an all new schedule running more daylight stages in the Friday opening leg one starting with three stages, all went well …

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Historic Rally Festival 2023

Just before tucking the Escorts away for the winter we joined the Oval Owners and the South Staffs RS Owners on their stand at the Historic Rally Festival at Weston park. Some amazing cars….just need to have a word with the weather for next year! There were plenty of cracking …

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Dodging Showers and and Meeting a Legend

I managed to sneak along with the local AVO drive out on Sunday, I don’t think they noticed its a Mk2! Once we got over the early worries about the weather and got on the road it was nice to meet up with some of the North West AVO Owners …

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Mull Rally 2022

With October coming round again it was time for our annual trek up to the Isle of Mull in the North West of Scotland for the Mull Rally. This years 50th running had a different look and feel from the past couple of years with new stages, stages run in …

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Curborough Sprint

The build up to Mull has started! so time to test out the latest upgrades to Dave’s Mk2. Then a few more Escorts turned up! After the gearbox troubles on last years Mull it was out with the H pattern box and in with the SADEV¬†sequential. So a few miles …

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RS Owners Club National Day

The sun was still shining on the bank holiday weekend and the RS National Day held again at Donnington Race track. With examples of all Ford RS models on show and some new cars made for a great day out! My favourite car was the amazing early Mk2 Mexico restored …

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New Venue for the Oval Owners

With the first meet at the new Rock Inn venue coinciding with the hottest day of the year the turn out was massive! Fords of all ages turned up filling the car park! like this Appleyard from Newcastle locally supplied XR3 Escort Mk1 RS2000 Capris, Anglia’s and Cortina’s Escorts Nice …

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Curborough Sprint with the Mex

For something a bit different Ju spend the day at the Curborough Sprint Course on one on the test days organised by the Potteries and Newcastle Motor Club Landing on the hottest day of the year so far we were not sure which would fail first, the car or the …

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