All tickets for the events listed below can be ordered at Club Store tickets page
25th Anniversary Motorsport Events
Sunday 28th April Spring Rally Elvington, York. Track Activities throughout the day. More information will be available with the Spring Rally Promotion in Soft Top Hard Top, forum and website.
Sunday 5th May Cadwell Park Owners Club Track Day. SOLD OUT! Reserve list available at club store. https://store.mx5oc.co.uk/tickets–events-29-c.asp A very special venue, as part of the Clubs Anniversary celebrations. This is a Club Run Track Day with an open pit lane format, but still offering the first 20 minutes in the morning for complete novices. The famous Cadwell Park in Lincolnshire, Fondly nicknamed the ‘mini-Nürburgring’, Cadwell Park will celebrate its 85th anniversary in 2019. It remains as closely-held in the hearts of many motorsport fans as it ever has. Located 10 miles north of Horncastle and five miles south of Louth, the Lincolnshire circuit is especially popular with car clubs nationwide and is well suited to the MX-5. Cadwell Park’s twisty and undulating nature, winding through open park and woodland, has marked it out as one of the best circuits in the country. Once discovered, it is often a firm favourite amongst many who visit, whether as a spectator or participant. Tickets will be on sale at the End of January at the really cheap price of £99 per car. Extra drivers will be £25 and passengers £10. Free Camping is available with full facilities on the Saturday night. Keep an eye on the club store for tickets and more information. Full tuition is available at no extra cost as well as full mechanical backup by MX-5 Specialist Broadspeed Classics.
Saturday 1st June Curborough Sprint Training Day. Only £40 per car and will go quickly; Ticket will go on sale from March 23rd in the club store https://store.mx5oc.co.uk/tickets–events-29-c.asp Due to popular demand the Club will be returning to Curborough near Lichfield, Staffordshire for our 4th consecutive year. An ideal opportunity to be introduced to Sprinting, for those that have not tried sprinting before or just to fine tune your car’s handling abilities. This is a very popular event with tickets usually selling out in a couple of days. I have to point out that this is a training day and not a competition, there are no Trophies and Times will not be posted. Instruction by a past MX-5 sprint champion will be available along with full technical support. More information on tickets and the actual event will be in the April edition of Soft Top Hard Top.
Saturday 22nd June, Blyton Park Owners Club Track Day. Ticket are now on sale at the club Store at only £90 for the full day. https://store.mx5oc.co.uk/tickets–events-29-c.asp As part of the Anniversary Celebrations the Owners Club is going back to where it all started; Blyton Park near Gainsborough. Now owned by Ginetta Racing this circuit is ideal for the newcomer or the dedicated track goer and was instrumental in helping the club to achieve the world record in 2012 for the largest parade of convertible cars. Restricted to 50 cars; tickets will again be subsidised as part of the Anniversary Year. Tickets can be purchased at the Club store on a first come first served basis. Extra driver and passenger tickets can also be booked at the store or on the day. Camping is available on the Friday night at a local charge of £10 on the day. Full eating facilities are also available throughout the day. On track instruction is also available free of charge and bookable on the day.
Saturday 10th August, Curborough Sprint Training Day. Only £40.00 for the day, Ticket will go on sale on the 22nd June at the club store. https://store.mx5oc.co.uk/tickets–events-29-c.asp Due to being such a popular event the Club will be returning to Curborough near Lichfield, Staffordshire for a second time in 2019. This is an ideal opportunity for those that were not successful in attending the event in June. This is a very popular event with tickets usually selling out in a couple of days. I have to point out that this is a training day and not a competition, there are no Trophies and Times will not be posted. Instruction by a past MX-5 sprint champion will be available along with full technical support. More information on tickets and the actual event will be in the June edition of Soft Top Hard Top.
Friday 30th August, Croft Race Circuit Owners Club Track Day. Tickets go on sale 22nd June at the special rate of £99.00 per car. https://store.mx5oc.co.uk/tickets–events-29-c.asp Following on with the Anniversary Celebrations, the club has managed to secure a track day at the very popular Croft Race Circuit, located near Darlington, North Yorkshire. To enable us to afford this venue we will be sharing the day with the Lotus 7 Car Club giving the Owners Club 20 minutes in every hour dedicated track time. This might not sound like much, however that is the amount of time recommended for each track session to look after your car. Free on track tuition with three instructors is also included in the package. More information will be available in the next edition of STHT.
Club Supported Track Days at Oulton Park November 15th & Brands Hatch December 6th As always the club will be having supported track days at Oulton Park and Brands Hatch in the months of November and December. Mazda on Track have kindly offered to continue supporting the club by offering a discounted entry fee which is boosted by a subsidised rate from the club. These are two very popular events that always sell out early. Discount codes for both events can be obtained for club members only from Derek.Higgs@mx5oc.co.uk please give your Name, Address and Club Membership number. Booking can then be done on the Mazda On Track web page.
Motorsport Insurance Motorsport Insurance As with all motorsport activates there is an element of risk. If you feel that you would like to take out track or race insurance for any event, the club has an established relationship with REIS Motorsport Insurance. Advise that you are member of the MX-5 Owners Club when enquiring. They can be contacted on 01159 651020.