Congratulations to Charles Miller of Kent for the craziest stunt of 2019 so far (there’s still time dudes). Photo shows Lofoten Links in Northern Norway with 5 speeder, Mr Toad, plus clubs (carried there from the UK). Only thing lacking is his score (looking at the photo of the course in his blog – see […]
Goggles & Gauntlets, Kingsteignton, Devon. 30th May to 3rd June 2019 It is hard to believe that we have just held the sixth of this extremely popular event. Moving around the country, with great hotels in superb settings and a relaxed social atmosphere is proving to be a winning formula. That we get the same […]
Around the Houses with Mike Ognenis June 2019 Australian club member Mike Ognenis has resurrected Clarrie Coombes’ J.A.P. engined Barrel Back Morgan and recently enjoyed a sporting weekend in Albany, Western Australia. Mike’s spent a lot of time fettling the car and “getting it out of mothballs” and his weekend of fun is the result. […]
The 2019 MTWC AGM & RALLY WEEKEND – The 2nd call to the Grid! 27th-29th September 2019 It’s happening! Many thanks to those who have already sent me their booking forms for the AGM and Rally at Woodland Grange in Royal Leamington Spa! MTWC Chairman Charles Smith and I were there in mid-April to check […]
If you’re registered on the website you can access your very own digital copy of the June 2019 Bulletin. This month we have news of the Opening Run. We continue the brilliant historical article by Jake Alderson on E.B.Ware and the goings on at JAPs. Andy Dickens takes us on his 5 Speeder journey through […]
Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs announce results of 2019 Cost of Ownership Survey • Number of historic vehicles on DVLA database has increased to 1,241,863. • 9.8m people in the UK are interested in historic vehicles. • Average distance covered by an historic vehicle is 2,214 miles per annum. • 21m people see historic […]
. This wonderful garden, designed by Sue Hayward and featuring Liz Elgar’s Super Sports Morgan Three Wheeler won a Gold Medal at the 2019 Chelsea Flower Show. The RHS Website writes “This is a loved space, created over many years of hard work, that is gradually being reclaimed by nature. The iconic, British, hand-built […]
Morgan Three Wheeler Club Curborough Sprint. The Club’s Flagship Sporting Event A super, friendly day’s motor sport at our annual sprint is planned at the Curborough Sprint Course (also known as “Cürburgring”). It is a round of the 2019 Challenge Series and the Sprint and Hillclimb Series. We’re hoping for a bumper entry of Morgan […]
Sunday 12th May was the day of the North West Group’s Opening Run. Beautiful weather, a good turnout and a bit of potholing. To read all about it – click here.
Morgan 110 at Stoke Lacy – Saturday July 6th 2019 Stoke Lacy Heritage is celebrating their Morgan Heritage big time……. Read on Our Morgan110th@Stoke Lacy day has everything for Morgan enthusiasts and families alike. We have classic cars, a Morgan Owner’s photo-shoot at The Old Rectory (HFS Morgan’s childhood home), passenger rides in Morgan cars, […]
If you are registered as an historic vehicle (bike, car or van) the police have officially confirmed that you don’t need an MOT Certificate. Click here for the Police official letter and click here for the FBHVC comment
Holly Davies has accepted that Mabel, Andrew Morison’s 1934 Super Sports, is not an ideal baby carriage and so husband Scott has accepted a handover! See the update to the Classic Car Loan Scheme
Dave Anscombe, the West Midlands Group Organiser, hosted the club’s Opening Run at the Severn Valley Railway centre in Bridgnorth. It was a great success and over 75 Morgan three wheelers plus a selection of four wheelers came along, accompanied by their owners. We had two speeders, three speeders five speeders and even a two […]
Congratulations to Joe and Chloe Kirk (nee Pilbeam) on the birth of their first child Arthur who will, on reaching manhood, become instantly famous for being able to pull centrepins out of large stones and Morgan chassis where all had failed before. Chloe on being reminded that she hadn’t paid her subs made the lame […]
Club member Richard Hardy has had quite a few adventures in his 5 Speeder. He’s travelled in it to Norway, Spain, Portugal, France, the USA and now New Zealand. Together with 2 other UK 5 Speeders, Richard is travelling the length and breadth of New Zealand. New Zealand has some of the best driving roads in the […]
For many years, Nev Lear compiled and maintained his world famous Bulletin Index. Bert Varady, one of our members in the USA has kindly taken on the task. The index catalogues a vast number of Bulletin articles from 1962 through to the end of 2018; listed by category by model, by engine type, modifications, engineering […]
Of special interest to Matchless owners – 12 more documents now available on the site covering mainshafts, crankpins, bearings and flywheels. If you’re logged in – click here to go to the Digital Document Download
Some words from Sue Darbyshire about this year’s Autumn Classic. Sue didn’t drive, she loaned her car to Ewan Cameron and watched under a brolly! To read what Sue thought about the race – click here.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]