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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?


    GCR 15th - 16th August 2020

    Danielle
    By Danielle,

    15th and 16th August 2020
    GCR station at Quorn (LE12 8AG).

    The car park can be dedicated to kit cars, except for disabled visitors, is huge and can accommodate over 200 cars. GCR will be promoting this event in their calendar.

    • Free entry for kit cars and foot passengers
    • If you arrive in a Kit Car then you will be entitled to privileged rates on the trains.
    • The Tin Shed bar and marquee will be open during the event
    • The Butler Henderson Cafe will be open for food and hot drinks both days.

    If you would like to stay the night to enjoy both days camping for caravans and trailer tents can be accommodated on the car park, there will be a small fee for hook up. There is a possibility of using a field next to the station for tents but this is subject to confirmation at the moment. There are overnight toilet facility's at the station and one shower.

    More information TBC

     

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    North East Area Meeting 25th September

    alantoon
    By alantoon,

    Due to holidays and other commitments the bulk of the usual members attending are unable to make the meeting this month, so it would seem sensible to cancel the meeting for this date and make a special effort to attend the the monthly meeting at the Old Farmhouse, Darlington on the 10th of October.


    Warks / Worcs / West Mids Monthly Meet Wed 25th September 2019

    richyb66
    By richyb66,

    Blimey, this seems to have come round quickly, hence a bit late posting.

    Next Wendnesday, 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


    Carole Nash Restoration show Stoneleigh Sunday 27th October 2019

    Allan Royds
    By Allan Royds,

    I saw the above noted in the latest edition of our excelent magazine, Myself and a couple of friends have attended the restoration show at the NEC,

    but the cost increases are making it a very expensive day out.

    So is this a new show or is it somthing that we just have not heard about before,  And is it worth neck end of 400 mile and about 7 hours drive,

    So if you have been or heard of it can you post your recollections' of the last one you visited.

    Thanks a lot regards

    Allan


    Last Stonleigh

    blue
    By blue,

    Hi has anyone else heard the rumour that this to be the last Stonleigh kit car show. 

    There is rumblings in other car magazines that this is the last one if that’s so it will be a shame but it’s been expected for some years as the show has been allowed to decline year on year 

     


    Leicestershire Area Meeting 18/9/2019

    Kerry
    By Kerry,

    **EDIT**

     

    The area meeting will be at The bulls head, Hinckley Road, Leicester LE9 9JE from 7.30pm

    Due to holiday commitments I will not be able to attend.

    Everyone welcome, and there will be a motor bike meeting in attendance.

     


    AdHoc Meeting Darlington September 12th 2019

    Allan Royds
    By Allan Royds,

    Good morning to you all it's time for the latest Darlington Meet.

    Usual place The Old Farnhouse, Yarm road, Darlington DL2 1JZ .A67 Airport road.

    I will be there from just after 7pm it would be nice to meet some of the members who have never been to a meet.

    Hope that the weather gods are good to us and hope to see you there.

    Drive safe.

    Allan

     


    Corby Glen Sheep Fair Sunday 6th October 2019

    alanrichey
    By alanrichey,

    We have our usual invitation to display our cars at the 781st Sheep Fair at Corby Glen (https://www.sheepfair.co.uk/) on Sunday 6th October.   The fair runs from 10:00-16:00.  I will probably park up about 09:30 (I have to drive only 1.5 miles 😀 ) but you can pitch up whenever you like and leave whenever you like.

    For those who have not been before it is an old-style village fair with plenty of stalls, entertainment and in this case a sheep demonstration.  And a nice collection of cars & bikes.  A nice relaxed way to spend a Sunday.

    If anyone who has not been before wishes to attend, let me know and I will let you know the details.  For those who have been before I will be at the usual place near the war memorial.


    Leicestershire Run out 8/9/2019

    Kerry
    By Kerry,

    I am looking to see if anyone fancy's doing a run out on Sunday, I was thinking of the midlands tick, starting at East Bridgeford Garden Centre NG13 8LA, https://www.bluediamond.gg/garden-centre/east-bridgford-garden-home leaving at 10.30am running across country to Melton Mowbray with a drink break midway to Market Harborough, and ending at Uppingham, the Orchard Café https://www.wellandvalegardeninspirations.co.uk/orchard-cafe around 2.00pm.

    Anyone is welcome even, tin tops included.

    If anyone wants to join or leave on route that fine.

    Please let me know if you fancy it.   


    Staffordshire Area Meet Monday 2nd September 2019

    Andi
    By Andi,

    Hi all,

    This will be at the George and Dragon Meaford Rd, Meaford, Stone ST15 0PX starting at 19.30

    There will be a classic car event on at the same time so lots to look at. 

    I`ll be there in the kit. Unless it`s a wash out 

    All welcome, kits or not.

     

    Andi

    https://www.georgedragonmeaford.co.uk/

    https://www.google.com/maps/place/George+%26+Dragon/@52.9153725,-2.1690854,15z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x53726cf3a32a2400!8m2!3d52.9153725!4d-2.1690854

     



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