West Cumbria Motorsport Club


Minutes of meeting held 5th Dec 2016 at Allerdale Court Hotel, Cockermouth.


Present: Richard Barnard, Stephen Dixon, Russell Grant, Peter Lister, Pearl Wilson, Kerryl Steel and Ian Aitken


Apologies: Dave Culley, Sam Steel, Ryan Winthrop and David Mitchinson


Matters Arising:  None


Treasurers Report: £4867.99.



Northern Autotest Championship. Draft regs expected in Jan 2017 with first round in March April. Looking to us to put on two rounds and would like proposed dates. Stephen is looking into venues.


Greystoke: The next meeting is on the 14th of Dec and a new sponsor “Legend Fires” was announced on the 9th of Nov. 


Correspondence: None


Membership: 93.  2017 membership is 7 already.


Competition Secretary: Stephen reported that Ann Forster and Steven Bethwaite had done well in the North of England Tarmac Rally Championship and had a good write up in the Whitehaven News.  


Events   13th December Xmas Party at Conservative Club Cockermouth starting at 7.30 with food from 8.30. Peter to put info on face book ect and ask people to let him know if the plan to come.

2017 Calendar First draft - see separate sheet attached.


Missing Award: The Stage Navigator Cup is the only one still missing and Russell believes he may have located it.


Autotest Competitor Numbers: Richard reported they would be available for the first round in 2017.


Club Display at Hotel: To consider later.


Awards Night 2017: Now confirmed for 10th Febuary at Waverly in Workington. Menu and order form to go in Dec magazine.


Autotest Venues.  Stephen has asked Copleland Borough Council about possible venues, was in contact with the facilities management team and asked them to come along to an event with a view to showing them how their run etc etc. Richard Trying to get Eastmands again for another Autotest.


Committee Meeting Venue. After discussion it was agreed to take up Hundith Hill’s kind offer of a meeting room. Ian to confirm with Hundith Hill after the Greystoke meeting and book dates for 2017.


Awards Night. After discussion it was agreed wards would be presented as follows:-


12 Car – 1St Driver and 1St Navigator

Autotests – 1st 2nd and 3rd Overall. Then 1st in each class subject to minimum in each. class.

All other events - 1st, 2nd and 3rd Driver and Navigator as appropriate.

Marshalls – 1st 2nd and 3rd

Richard kindly offered to sponsor a Spirit of the Autotest Award.


Any Other Business


Pearl kindly offered to see if she could get some 2017 diaries as prizes for the Quiz night.