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HCC Club Nights


Highland Car Club has social Club Nights on the last Thursday of every Month at Fairways Leisure. Why not come along and meet other members socially.

2016 Dates as follows:

Thu 17th Dec

Thu 28th Jan

Thu 25th Feb

Thu 31st Mar

Thu 28th Apr

Thu 26th May

Thu 30th Jun

Thu 28th Jul

Thu 25th Aug

Thu 29th Sep

Thu 27th Oct

Thu 24th Nov

Thu 29th Dec

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Recent Club News -


NEW - SRC Registered Competitor Info statement

MSA Chief Executive Rob Jones attended the Scottish Association of Car Clubs meeting in Stirling giving details of the safety tracking system to be introduced to UK rallying, and news on the negotiations with Forest Enterprise on future pricings.

 

The current 12-month agreement for Scotland and England expires at the end of this year and so a longer term, 3-year deal was sought by the MSA. In a departure from recent practice, the price for use of F. E. roads on stage rallies will rise by 5% in each of the next 3 years. Whilst this is a significant increase, it is clear that the MSA has managed to spread the sought after level over a longer period to minimise the impact. We can therefore expect to see increased entry fees in 2017 and beyond.

 

Negotiations with NRW over costs for roads in Wales are ongoing, the authority there of course looking for total recovery of repair costs. It’s worth noting that competitors in Ireland have faced big hikes in insurance premiums for all stage rallies, whether tarmac or forest, with increases of up to 30% levied on entry fees this year to ensure that rallying there can go ahead.

 

Not a situation we like but we still have access to the forests which seemed in some jeopardy a couple of years ago. Much of the turnaround there is due to the hard work put in by all our event organisers, marshals, services and spectators in accepting the new safety regime, as well as the good natured tolerance of inevitable delays by competitors.

 

Vehicle tracking was also part of the Scottish Government Safety Review and Rob Jones revealed initial details of the successful application. This will be introduced on all MSA Stage Rally championship events in 2017, and as with current tracking systems, it comes with a cost.

 

Each car will require to be fitted with a carrying cradle for the kit. This must be hard wired so that it’s unaffected by the cut off master switch so it won’t be a case of turning up at an SRC event to get it fitted in the noise test queue. There is a one off fee of £75 + VAT for this fitting, and we will bring you more details as they are available. There’s still 5 months to the Snowman so you should all have time to get the work done.

 

On events themselves, vehicle tracking will enable Rally HQ to monitor, on screen, the progress of each car in a stage, alert crews to any stationary vehicle in a stage as well as allow communications between the organisers and the crew. The kit will also have an SOS button to directly alert HQ to an emergency situation. Further details are expected shortly from the MSA and SRC will keep you up to date. The fee for hire of the in car kit will be £45 + VAT for each event. Whilst this also an increase it is a major step forward in the safety of everyone on a rally and will go a long way to ensuring the sport can continue.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any queries and we will do our best to help.

Thank-you




 Crofterra 2016 Report

Online Report by Jim Paterson is now available on the
CC&HMSC Website - Follow the link below


>La Crofterra Pandemonia<








Caledonian 200 Winter Rally - 19 & 20 November 2016


An Exciting New, Old-school winter road rally taking elements from rallies of the fifties and sixties. Intended mainly for historic road rally cars, but with classes for modern vehicles, Organised by CC&HMSC.

>Caledonian 200 Winter Rally<







 



Scottish Marshals Training Programme 2016

>Marshals Training Programme<



MSA launches online marshals' training and accreditation


>Marshals Training and Accreditiaion<



Club Championship Regs -


>Championship Regs<

 



Marshal Registration!

 

HCC Marshal Registration Form

MSA Marshal Registration

 



Other News-



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>Jaggy Bunnet<

 

Contact Us

Highland Car Club Ltd
15 Cedarwood Crescent
Milton of Leys
INVERNESS

Tel:07771 610600

E: fionamunro@tiscali.co.uk