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    Don't be shy! Join in the fun by registering to post on the forum, and to get full benefits you can buy 12 months club membership for just £20!  Membership includes a quarterly club magazine, discounts with insurance companies and specialist suppliers,  exclusive, early or discounted access to a number of events each year and much more!

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  • Welcome to RHOCaR - The UK Kit Car Club

    The aim of the club is to help and support members during the build (and inevitable on going maintenance and modifcation) as well as to plan and organize a wide range of social and sporting events, from local area events to our national End of Year Bash! We have one of, if not the largest club stand at the National Kit Car Show at Stoneleigh each year, and we definitely serve the best burgers! We also have stands at many other shows throughout the year all around the country. It's not just shows though, our active area secretaries and members arrange regular run outs and even longer trips including the ever popular Wales and Scotland trips.

    The Club produces four magazines a year, exclusively for club members. It is packed with news, events, articles, technical features and irreverent cartoons. The Club is an independent organisation, and although we have our roots as the Robin Hood Owners Club and Register, we are very much a club for all makes and model of kit car, so anyone can be a "Hoody", as its all about the state of mind, not the car you drive!

    Being a member of The UK Kit Car Club has many benefits above those already mentioned. Members benefit from discounted insurance with nearly all of the specialist kit car insurers, and often get a discount that is more than the membership fee itself. Membership also gets you full access to the forum, and a wide variety of other discounts, including discounts at Euro Car Parts. You'll also find other members are willing to go well above and beyond for anyone they see is in need of help, as long as they too are a member!

    So whether you own a Robin Hood, a GBS Zero, a Locost, an MK, a Westfield or a Caterham, all can benefit form joining, so what are you waiting for?


    NORTH EAST AREA meeting Wed, 27th March 7-30pm

    alantoon
    By alantoon,

    All invited to attend the next meeting at the Church Mouse, Waldridge  Chester le Street DH23RJ . All welcome, it would be nice to see some of the old faces to catch up on what they have been up to, but new faces would be equally welcomed.


    Warks / Worcs / West Mids Monthly Meet Wed 27th March 2019

    richyb66
    By richyb66,

    Next Wednesday, 27th March, 7PM onwards, Malt Shovel Pub, Coventry Road, Nr Stonebridge, Coventry, CV7 7HL
    Entrance to the pub car park is off the A452 Chester Road heading North 50 yards from the island.

    See you there


    GBS Coffee & Cake

    alanrichey
    By alanrichey,

    Just a reminder of the GBS Open Day on Saturday.   Weather looking good so I will probably toddle along.

    http://www.greatbritishsportscars.co.uk/the-first-gbs-cars-coffee-date-of-2019-is-announced/


    Peak District Cruise

    theduck
    By theduck,

    Sunday, 28 April 2019 from 09:00-18:00

    Harvester (Alma Leisure Park, 1 Derby Road, Chesterfield)

    Alma Leisure Park, 1 Derby Road, S40 2EZ Chesterfield

     

    Once again, it's another Peak District Cruise! A day to rag it in the Peaks like we did last year, and the year before. Amazing roads with views and a few stops for some peng photo opportunities. All cars welcome!

     

    More details on facebook https://www.facebook.com/events/246539862914852/


    The Hunt Arms Car Show

    theduck
    By theduck,

    The Hurt Arms Ambergate, Derby Road, Ambergate, DE56 2EJ Belper

    Tuesday, 16 April 2019 from 17:00-21:00

    Our Car Show is back for 2019!

    We had such wonderful feedback last year from the hundreds of visitors and cars that attended every month, so we can't wait to kick start our Car Show season this year! 😁

    As always there will be outdoor food available, as well as our bars and drinks selection. 😊🍻

    The first event will be Tuesday 16th April, and every 3rd Tuesday of the month from then onwards.


    Classic Car Meet - The White Hart Inn, Alfreton

    theduck
    By theduck,

    A beautiful selection of classic cars, delicious outdoor food and hopefully some wonderful summer evenings to come. 😊

    Every first Tuesday of the month beginning April!

    Tuesday, 2 April 2019 from 17:00-21:00

    The White Hart Inn, Inns Lane, Moorwood Moor, de55 7nu Alfreton

    More details on facebook - https://www.facebook.com/events/1992140041095580/?event_time_id=1992140044428913

     


    Leicestershire Area Meet 20/3/2019

    Kerry
    By Kerry,

    The area meeting will be held at The Gate Hangs Well, Syston  Contact from 7,30pm

    All members, newcomers and anyone who would like to join in are welcome.

    See you on the night. Kerry


    Stoneleigh Kit car show

    Allan Royds
    By Allan Royds,

    Hi all.

    As it is only 7 weeks to the show,  Do we know if we can occupy the old field or do we go where we were last year?

    Have we entered into a coversation with the organisers to see if we can return our home plot.

    Yours hopefully

    Allan


    Curborough Sprint Circuit Day Thursday 30th May 2019

    richyb66
    By richyb66,

    We are hiring the Curbourough Sprint Circuit on Thursday 30th May 2019 which is off the A38, north of Lichfield, Straffordshire.

    Initially this is open to 2019 Club Members only and we'll see how quickly the places go and then if there are free spaces we'll throw it out to everyone.

    We have places for 20 Cars available and the circuit can be used from 1000 to 1300 then 1400 to 1700 so there will be plenty of time for everyone. For safety there will only be one car on the course at a time and we will be using the top loop which keeps the maximum speed down to a sensible level.

    There is a 105dB static noise limit that MAY be enforced.All drivers and passengers will be required to sign an indemnity before using the circuit.

    More details of the circuit can be found here https://www.curborough.co.uk/

    Places can be booked via our store link further up the page. If you book your place, please put your name on here so we can track who's going and how many places are taken.

    I'm aware that Thursday won't suit everyone but the dates (especially weekends and Fridays) get booked up quickly. If there's enough interest, we will try to book more dates later in the year and consider making it a more regular event.

    The cost will be £42 per car.

    Any other question, please ask and I'll try and answer them.

    Store link - https://www.rhocar.org/index.php?/store/category/8-track-days/

    ATTENDING

    1  Richy

    2  Gaz

    3  Zach

    4  Jez

    5  Tim

    6  Matt

    7  Mark

     


    Staffs area notification community users

    Andi
    By Andi,

    Hi all,

    I have not too long ago been appointed the RHOCAR area secretary for the Staffordshire region and I just wanted to let people know who I am and what will be happening in the Staffs area.

    For the interim period I have started a regular meeting which will be on the first Monday of each month at the George and Dragon Meaford Rd, Meaford, Stone ST15 0PX starting at 19.30 . This takes place at the same time as a classic club meeting and in the summer it is packed out, so plenty to look at. However I want to get other suggestions for any other dates times or venues that people may prefer. Also runs out in the summer are on the cards so I will be putting forward some suggestions for this. There is already Stoneleigh kit car show in May to run to and also Hoodstock in Leicestershire in August/September time. Or if there is a stunningly beautiful weekends that are crying out for an impulsive countryside run out to a country pub, get in touch

    Also as a club we can be active in supporting and helping local peoples builds or technical issues, free tool hire or getting local help if we ourselves need it. You could be involved as much or as little as you want.

    If there are any club related questions or issues, then again please get in touch and I will make sure it is given to the correct committee  member.

    If anyone does want to contact me direct please give me a personal message (PM) or email me at scalefour@gmail.com, or just come along to the meetings. Bring your family and friends if you like in your kit or daily runner.

    Thanks for your time and I hope to see you soon.

     

    Andi Cartwright.


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