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  • Welcome to The UK Kit Car Club

    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?


    GBS Cars & Coffee event - Saturday 8th June

    GBS Team
    By GBS Team,

    Dear All,

    Just to let you all know that our next GBS Cars & Coffee event is confirmed.... Its happening on Saturday 8th June 10am to 2pm it is a free event and a great opportunity for all car enthusiasts to meet up and show off their sports cars. Everyone is welcome, so come and join us we’d love to see you there!

    It is held at our Great British Sports Cars Factory (Nottinghamshire, NG22 9ZD). On the day the GBS Showroom and Kit Spares Shop is also open, not forgetting there is free cake/ biscuits and unlimited tea and coffee! All that we ask for is a small donation for our a chosen charities which are the Cancer Research UK and The Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance. We hope to raise even more money for the two great charities!

    More details can be found on our GBS event page and also our GBS Facebook page. https://www.greatbritishsportscars.com/my-events & https://www.facebook.com/events/298496214151781/

    Thanks
    Ruth 
    Great British Sports Cars.

    www.greatbritishsportscars.co.uk
    www.kitspares.co.uk


    Horsepower at the Hall, Newark 23rd June 2019

    Danielle
    By Danielle,

    Horsepower at the hall 

    23rd June 2019 

    10am - 1pm 

    Newark showground 

    £2 entrance fee 

    https://www.facebook.com/events/289873178633332/?ti=cl

     

    If you are interested in this event please let us know, we will have a section reserved so we can all park together. 

    There will be a meal planned (carvery) for after the event - I will book this once numbers are confirmed

     

    Thanks :)


    Hoodstock date change

    Andi
    By Andi,

    Hoodstock Leicestershire has been changed from 3rd and 4th  August to 17th and 18th August.

    Please click on the link for more details

    https://www.rhocar.org/index.php?/forums/topic/47522-hoodstock-is-back-17th-and-18th-august/&tab=comments#comment-392507

    Andi


    AdHoc Meeting Darlington May 9th

    Allan Royds
    By Allan Royds,

    Well, Stoneleigh is over and it's time for the May Meet at the usual place,

    The OldfarmhousePub,

    Yarm road,

    Darlington,

    DL2 1JZ

    I will be there from 19:00 onwards and look forward to seeing you there.

    Allan

     


    Leicester Area Meeting 15/5/2019

    Kerry
    By Kerry,

    The Leicester meeting will be at a new venue this month at The Wheatsheaf Inn Thurcaston LE7 7JN

    All members and interested people welcome, we will aim to be there at 7.30pm

    Please post if your attending

    This will be the first  time we have been to this pub so its a bit of pot luck

    Looking forward to seeing you all there

    The Wheatsheaf 


    South Yorkshire/Derbyshire to Stoneleigh

    HAWKNORTH
    By HAWKNORTH,

    How about 11.30 Saturday morning at Trowell services M1 for the meet up for the run down to Stoneleigh. All welcome.


    Staffordshire Area Meet Monday 6th May 2019

    Andi
    By Andi,

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

    Obviously this is on the same day as Stoneleigh ends but I wanted to keep the date the same as usual. Besides I will need weaning off the Stoneleigh weekend madness bit by bit.

    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.

    Hope to see you there.

    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

     

    South Yorkshireish Area Meet May

    Grim
    By Grim,

    May's meet is at


    Monk's Bridge Farm
    Nobel Way,
    Dinnington,
    S25 3QB

    Coming eastbound from the M1 J31, take a left at the roundabout by the red lion and proceed for nearly 2 miles, and Monk's bridge is the 4th exit off the next roundabout.
    https://goo.gl/maps/TcekDG8AHPQ2


    Usual time of 7:30 on wednesday the 1st


    Kimbolton Country Show Sunday 14th July 2019

    Peter Bell
    By Peter Bell,

    The Kimbolton show is on the July 14th this year, I am arranging the Tickets/wristbands for all who wish to go. Please let me know soon if you need any so I can order the correct numbers.

    Thanks.


    Stoneleigh 2019 News and Discounts!

    theduck
    By theduck,

    Stoneleigh is nearly here, so some quick details for everyone.

    This year our normal stand is no longer available due to the changes happening for HS2.  As such we will be located on plot 73 which is circled on the below map.  We will have our normal gazebo up and will have our new look flags - they match the new logo - so we should be easy to find!

    As usual, the AGM will be in the Warwick complex - Which is right next to the new stand, so no long walk to get there! - at 4.30pm on the Sunday and we encourage all members to attend.  

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    We will also have some club merchandise available:

    New especially for stoneleigh we have mugs £5 each, but when they are gone, they are gone, so be sure to pick one up while stocks last!

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    We will also have a number of embroidered caps at a show discounted price of £10 each 

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    We will also be offering special discounted membership at the show at the BARGAIN price of £15 for a full 12 months membership with all the normal perks!52917312_367373477181394_3930182022605045760_n.jpg



    and if that wasnt enough, we will also be offering members discount on our Curborough Track day on 30th May at just £40!  For those of you familiar with the Car Throttle website and youtube channel, this is the track they use for all of their project car tests.

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    All of these prices are cash only at the show, just speak to a committee member during the weekend.


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