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Not long to go!! The 2022 International Rally - June 24th - 26th
The 62nd Standard International Rally is less than 3 weeks away
The International is the biggest event on our Calendar and gives you, members or not, the chance to inspect cars similar to your own, meet the owners, buy spares, books and regalia.
We have some great announcements for latecomers...
1. The deadline for booking the accommodation at Cranfield has been extended right up until the day before the event
To book accommodation please go here:
2. It is not mandatory that you book accommodation, since you can just enter on a daily basis.
3. You can enter your Car in the Rally at any point up until Sunday 26th - or just turn up on the Sunday
To book your visit to Bletchley Park, Red Bull Racing, The Shuttleworth Collection, or the Sunday Static Rally, please go here
4. It is not mandatory to book any visits at all. Entry to the Static Sunday Rally Rally is just £10 and still available
You do not even need to be a member. We look forward to welcoming you, all
Issued: 4th May 2022
Be part of the Concours competition at the Standard International Rally
One of the features of our Annual Rally is a Concours competition to find what the owners consider to be the nicest Standard Cars.
The Cars are divided into several classes according to their model and age. The process is democratic in that the participants select the winning cars themselves, in a secret ballot.
Issued: 25th April 2022
URGENT - MAJOR BARN FIND NEEDS RESCUING from Isle of Man collector
SORRY - NOW SOLD
* PLEASE CONTACT ANYONE YOU BELIEVE COULD BE INTERESTED *
- AWAITING IMAGES WHICH WILL BE POSTED HERE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE -
ONE BUYER TO TAKE ALL
1928 Standard Falmouth - in need of full restoration.
Additional Falmouth Rolling Chassis
1934 Standard 9 - in need of restoration.
Lots of engines, parts and bodywork as detailed
£1,000 - Buyer to collect all.
Issued: 12th April 2022
Huge Victory for the Standard Vanguard 6
at Sopwith Cup meeting
The Vanguard 6 of James Colburn came in first place in last Sunday's running of the Sopwith Cup, at the 79th Annual running of the Goodwood Members meeting.
In fact, the car lead from beginning to end!
2nd place was claimed by a Nash Metropolitan and 3rd,
by a Jaguar Mk 7 - piloted by TV Comedian, Rowan Atkinson.
Issued: 28th March 2022
New Owner for prototype Flying 12
We recently featured an article on this Standard Flying 12 which you can read here:
The new owner has recently joined the Standard Motor Club and sent us in a picture, telling us it also features in the April edition of "The Automobile" magazine.
Issued: 24th March 2022
The STANDARD MOTOR CLUB at the NEC Practical Classics Car & Restoration Show
The club took a Stand in Hall 5 of the NEC for the full three days of the Show.
As usual, we tried to demonstrate the diversity of cars from the 60 years of production of the Standard Motor Company.
Issued: 11th February 2022
One Club member plans to restore this Standard Companion in only a matter of 7 months to then display at the NEC Classic Car Show in November.
See it as it is today at the Spring Restoration show, then see it later in the year - hopefully, completed!
Obituary - David Gleed
Many Standard Motor Club members, especially those in the West Midlands Area, will remember ex-Standard employee David Gleed, who passed away very recently.
He presented the prizes at the Standard International Rally at Charlecote House in 2008.
Wayne Scott of the TR Register pays the following tribute to him.
Issued: 16th December 2021
The 2022 International Rally
June 24th - 26th
Place the dates in your diary now!
The 62nd Annual Standard International Rally
To be held at the Cranfield Management Development Centre, Cranfield, Bedfordshire.
FIND OUT ABOUT THE EVENT HERE
A spectacular series of events to celebrate the cars - Do not miss this!
Visits to the Bletchley Park Codebreakers Centre, The "Red Bull Racing" Technology Centre (World Champions!) and the famous Shuttleworth collection of Aircraft and Cars, are all part of a glorious mid- summer Weekend, which will include the largest gathering of Standard Cars anywhere in the World during 2022
Make a note of the dates, 24th - 26th June 2022.
Join us on one, two or all three days, optional 4-star hotel accommodation has been negotiated. Members and non-members are all welcome, but we may try to persuade you to join!
Put us in your diary now! Come and join us!