West Cumbria Motorsport Club
Minutes of Committee Meeting held on 6 June, 2016 at the Allerdale Court Hotel
Present: - Richard Barnard, Stephen Dixon, Russell Grant, Kerryl Steel and Pearl Wilson
Apologies: - Ian Aitken, Peter Lister, Sam Steel, Dave Culley, David Mitchinson and Ryan Winthrop
Matters Arising: - None
CMSG/ANECC/ANWCC/SACC matters: - None
Greystoke: - Event entry list was full within an hour and a half and currently has 28 reserves. We would like to congratulate the Greystoke Committee for the continuing success of the event.
Correspondence: - None
Membership: - Stands at 81
Competition Secretary: - Stephen requires results from Wigton’s last autotest at Beckermet
14th June Grass Autotest/Bannockburn. - Chris Hunter organizing – to be rescheduled due to landowner family bereavement – look at September
3rd July Distington Vintage Rally – Russell to get stand details.
4th July Committee Meeting
10th July Greystoke Stages
31st July Grass Autotest – Mark Messenger’s field – new venue near Rosehill, Whitehaven
1st Aug Committee
8th Aug Grass Autotest – Chris Hunter
16th Aug Car Show?? Eastmans?
4th Sep Grass Autotest/Bannockburn?
5th Sep Committee
19th Sep 12 Car – Sam/Kerryl
25th Sep Forward Facing Autotest – Maryport/Kirkbride
3rd Oct Committee
24th Oct Pie n pea supper and quiz
Club Website. No issues.
ANECC web site. Website still down so no change
Battle of Bannockburn car trial/Autotest. Permit in place but per above, event to be postponed.
Club Banners/Display Stands. Ian asked to send serial number of radios to Richard. Richard asked to contact AS Designs for likely costs to make up some new signs.
Dalemain. Invitation received for car show, £3 per car with 2 adults. Cut off date 5 August. To see if Ryan and Mitch interested in attending.
Rally Sprint. Blue Book page 89 sets out requirements to obtain the necessary Track License. To be discussed further.
First Aid Training. Training went well and was well received.
Missing Awards. One award has been located one is still missing. Russell will to continue to see if he can locate it.
12 Car Competitor Vehicle Insurance. Following discussion it was agreed we would continue to offer this even though it costs us £15 if nobody takes it. The permit fee for a 12 car is also £23 so we need a minimum of 4 entries at £10 to avoid making a loss and should not run with less. Kerryl still to contact REIS re season deal.
Autotest Competitors Numbers. Richard has a quote of £5.25 each from AS Design for ones that will last 10-20 years. To get another quote for 0-25 numbered and 5 spares for next meeting.
Car Show – Need to consider venue (Eastmans?) and plans for the day. Burger van and toilets, demo autotest/autotest rides, raise money for charity.
Autotest tyres – Stephen brought up this following the damage at Threlkeld Lleys. Someone’s tyre came off rim. Minimum tyre pressure to be introduced to regs of 20psi.
Autotest championship – Richard presented a proposal for a Northern Autotest Championship (see separate sheet)
MSA grant - £408 received into club account from MSA for Greystoke Equipment. To wait and see Ian to see if money to be transferred to them
Blood bikes – Pearl brought up the charity and wondered if we could sort some sort of club night with them.
Treasurehunt – Pearl to contact Hundith Hill to get date of a suitable Sunday
Targa stage – Club has been asked by Barry Lindsay if we can run stage on targa rally near Brampton/Longtown in August. Stephen agreed to run.
Christmas Cracker Run – Club to consider organising one that can be done in any vehicle. Minimal PR – 500m from venue. Entry fee of approx £100 with lunch and dinner.
Club displays Pearl has the WCMC plaque from the Shepherds Hotel. Ian has the pictures. To consider if they can be displayed at new venue.
Meeting closed 21:10