Dear Morgan friends, On Wednesday 3rd October, Club Member and former treasurer Gerald Lawford was driving his Morgan 3 Wheeler when he suffered a fatal heart attack. Gerald’s daughter, Stephanie has asked me to confirm the funeral arrangements to all Morgan friends. The funeral will be on Tuesday 23rd October at 12:45 hrs. The funeral […]
We just heard the sad news that another club worthy has passed away. Bob Clements, member number 1783, was taken ill on Monday 8th October. On Wednesday he was admitted to hospital. Unfortunately, on Thursday, his condition worsened, and Bob died very suddenly. Our thoughts are with Bob’s wife Wendy and son Justin as well […]
Catterick Vintage & Classic Hill Climb 2018 Using Waithwith Bank on the MOD land to the west of Catterick Garrison this is a popular event with competitors. 2018 saw five three wheeler Morgans and their crews competing in what was the last round of the 2018 Sprint and Hillclimb Championship. We’ve got words, results and […]
VSCC Formula Vintage 2018 – Round 5 – Snetterton Since the first visit in 2012, the Club’s Snetterton Race Meeting and the final round of Formula Vintage for 2018 has gone from strength to strength, fast-becoming one of the venue’s biggest draws behind only high-profile National series. Club Member Iain Stewart was there, together with […]
We’ve just had word from Cliff Dearden via Comp. Sec. Tony Pearson: “The older end of our club’s competitors out there will know Cliff Dearden who competed in an F Type. Cliff came to Cadwell on Saturday to watch us and then returned home to look after Mary who has been ill for […]
BHR Cadwell – 29th & 30th September 2018 The 7th and final round of the 2018 Challenge Series was held on Saturday. It’s been a busy old season with a lot of competition. This year’s winner was finally crowned at this event. Well Done Chas Reynolds and commiserations to Danny Hodgson who’s pushed so hard […]
Set in the Ardennes Forest just as the leaves are starting to turn golden, the legendary historic circuit of Spa Francorchamps hosted the annual Spa Six Hour Endurance weekend, the focal point of which was the Six Hour race on the Saturday evening. Two Morgans and four drivers with their support crews travelled from […]
We’ve got an updated Alternative Parts List from Ian Brett, complete with a “click and go” index. There’s also a new document from Paul Rand describing a cam belt change. Click here to see the full list.
A London based creative agency is on the lookout for a Morgan Three Wheeler to feature in a photo shoot on Sunday 16th September. OK – it’s very short notice. They already had someone lined up but would you believe there’s a “mechanical issue”. The shoot will only last a couple of hours in the […]
MTWC Social Weekend 21st – 23rd September An Update on Parking for the Spares Fair Parking in Malvern on a Saturday can be difficult, so we have organised extra parking at Lake House, Peachfield Rd, WR14 3LE. There will be a green triangle at the gate and where to park. There will be an 8 […]
It’s here. It’s new. It’s exciting and it’s for any Morgan Three Wheeler Club member who’s registered and logged on. Just click here.
BHR Pembrey – 11th & 12th August Just two Morgans competed during this very wet weekend in Wales. Hamish Bibby and Bill Tuer battled the elements and the other competitors and the results show just how well they did. Click here for photos and results
A sole Morgan Three Wheeler at this prestigious event in 2018. Chas Reynolds was pleased to be invited and was hoping to break the jinx of “DNFs” (Did Not Finish). We don’t have any photos but here’s a note from Lesley: “Enjoyed a great day’s racing at Silverstone on 4th August, courtesy of the Bentley […]
From Tony Pearson Calling all Morgan owners!! The club has been invited to a special 110 year celebration of our cars sporting history at Montlery in May 2019. We have been offered a special area to show off pre war cars with sporting history, memorabilia & pictures etc of significant events of the Morgan sporting history. […]
Note that the meeting scheduled for September 20th has been moved back to September 13th since many will be travelling down to the AGM on the 20th.
Tributes to Brian Clutterbuck. A great Sporting Section. More 5 Speeder Topics.Lots of Group Reports. And more… If you’re a club member and registered on the website – Click here and get started.
Anglesey – 21st & 22nd July 2018 The 2018 Morgan Three Wheeler Challenge Series, Round 6. A good weekend of racing with no fewer than 6 races featuring Morgan Three Wheelers. The depleted entry of 8 Morgans meant that our cars were racing with the BEARS outfits. Mechanical and electrical problems affected both ancient and […]
As part of the handover of several loan cars, Holly Davies, (an engineer at Rolls Royce in Derby) and her husband Scott took charge of Andrew Morison’s 1934 JAP Super Sports at the British Motor Museum on the 7th April. Holly had already joined the MTWC and with dad James had been reading up on […]
Chateau Impney Hill Climb 7th – 8th July 2018 Motorsport returned to the Chateau Impney Hill Climb. Over 200 competitors battled it out in an effort to write their names in a new chapter of the chateau’s motorsport history by challenging one of the UK’s most unique courses. No fewer than 9 Morgan Three Wheelers […]
Five more documents added to whet your appetite!
There’s an odd looking Super Sports for Sale at Brightwells Auction on Wednesday July 11th. Originally a 1934 Matchless Super Sports, it now has very non-original bodywork and a 60° J.A.P. engine. Click here to see the Auction Catalogue. The Morgan is Lot 64 It sold for £19,250.00
If you’re travelling through France this year, maybe to le Puy Notre Dame, BEWARE! There are new speed limits in force. The speed limit on many A and B roads in France has been reduced to 80km/h (50mph) – in a bid to save up to 400 lives a year. Coming into effect from July […]
The Morgan Three Wheeler Club Training Day Bicester Heritage Centre Test Track – Saturday 30th June Once again Bicester Heritage Centre proved to be the ideal place for a day of Morgan Three Wheeler driving experiences. We’ve got a write-up from Ian Parkinson. Click here to see what he had to say about the day.
We’re sorry to report that another long-term Morgan Three Wheeler Club Member and enthusiast has died. We got a note from Simon Rayfield which has been reproduced below. We also have details of the funeral arrangements. Maurice & Eileen at MOG 2011 From Simon Rayfield: I had a note from Eileen to say that […]
Once again, the peace and tranquility of the English Lake District was interrupted by the wonderful sounds of V-Twin engines as the North West Group Buttermere Camping Weekend got under way on 22nd June. The weather was glorious all weekend and not a drop of rain! Click here to read all about it and see […]
The Fifth Goggles and Gauntlets Old Hunstanton June 7th to 11th 2018 Words from Ian Parkinson. Photos from Gerald Lawford Click here to read all about it.
Sad news about our ex club Chairman Brian Clutterbuck. 27th June 2018 After almost 6 months in Hereford Hospital being treated for a sudden attack of pancreatitis and pneumonia Brian had lost a lot of weight and become very weak. More problems arose on Tuesday which he was not strong enough to fight and he […]
The VSCC played host to Round 5 of the 2018 Morgan Three Wheeler Club Challenge Series running under ACU rules. Simon Edwards campaigned his Super Aero in 2 VSCC Races and won awards in each.
If you’re a club member, registered on the website and logged in then your very own, personal Bulletin is on-line and waiting for you. Just click here to download and read it.
Morgan Three Wheeler Club Curborough Sprint The Club’s Flagship Sporting Event A super, friendly day’s motor sport at our annual sprint which was held at the Curborough Sprint Course (also known as “Cürburgring”) . It was also a round of the 2018 Challenge Series and the Sprint and Hillclimb Series. A splendid entry of Morgans […]
West Midlands Group Organiser, Dave Anscombe, took his F4 and a full complement of passengers to Hallow Country Fair in Worcestershire on Sunday, 4th June. A few words from Dave: The weather was wonderful for the Hallow Country Fair and the location convenient to many of the [West Midlands] group but I had the only […]
Another 12 items just added including radiators, Matchless cam followers and early bevel boxes.
With apparently very short notice to staff and customers as of 1st June 2018 ‘The Bay Horse’ is closed. To tide us over a quick decision was made to use ‘The Dusty Miller’ close to the motorway just outside Barlborough for the June, July and August meetings. Click here for more details.
Ian Parkinson’s memories of the weekend. Photos from Gerald Lawford – click here.
La Vie En Bleu – 26th & 27th May 2018 This spectacular event hosted 2 rounds of the Morgan Three Wheeler Club’s competition season – Round 4 of the Sprint and Hillclimb Series and Round 3 of the Challenge Series. 13 cars and drivers were entered. We’ve got words, photos and results – just click […]
If your car is currently exempt from UK MoT tests, read on! Although these notes refer to Morgan Three Wheelers, they affect any motorcycles, cars (including 3-wheelers) and light commercial vehicles built 40 or more years ago. Our Technical Advisers and the club’s Registrar have compiled guidance notes to help owners of Morgan Three Wheelers but […]
The heading on the Bulletin cover says “Brooklands Special”. However, there’s much, much more to read; good technical articles, Brian Watts’ concluding article about George Goodall’s exploits, the final episode of Post-War Mogs in Australia, “Breathing on a 2013 M3W” and more. Most important to UK members is information about the revised Roadworthiness Regulations […]
Formula Vintage – Round 2 – Oulton Park Oulton Park Circuit is one of the most picturesque and technically challenging motor racing circuits in the UK. 2018 saw the Vintage Sports Car Club once again run on the full International configuration of the circuit, with laps reaching 2.69 miles. Races for all Pre-war cars featured, […]
This year’s opening event was organised by Trevor Seymour who managed to gather over 70 Morgans together, including some of the original Morgans which competed at Brooklands in its heyday. To read about the event and see some of the photos – click here.
Wiscombe Park – Double Meeting 12th & 13th May 2018 A double meeting at this lovely venue in the South West of England. Saturday was hosted by the 500 Owners Association while the VSCC ran the Sunday meeting. Two days of competition in pleasant weather but rather variable track conditions. For more details and […]