West Lancs MG Owners take to the track

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The West Lancs MG Owners club held their monthly meeting at Briars Hall Hotel on Thursday evening and as the nights are getting cold wet and windy it had been decided that we would have a race indoor. So out came the scalextric and with the track all put together it was time for a few practice laps under close scrutiny of a couple of marshals (Richard and Dave).

So with all the cars in the pit lane the eighteen members who thought they could become the next Lewis Hamilton registered with Mandy the race director the entry fee was £1.

ots image cars 3The chequered flag was raised and the elimination races began one by one the competitors were eliminated.

As with all motor sports there was high speed action and thrills by all the competitors along with a few accidents and break downs as the races progressed.

ots image 4In the end the eventual winner was Steve Kirton seen here with the winning car and being presented with the trophy (bottle of wine) by race director Mandy and track steward Jamie.

With the competitors entry fee and a raffle the event raised £58 towards are charity donations.
Thanks go out to Jamie for providing the race circuit and Briars Hall Lathom for the venue.
Also, we would like to remind anyone who lives in West Lancs or surrounding areas with a classic car and would like to join us having social nights out going to car shows and events and just generally having a bit of fun while raising money for deserving charity’s we meet at Briars Hall Lathom on the third Thursday of every month at 8pm – or click here www.westlancsmg.co.uk and check out our Facebook page West Lancs MG Owners.


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