Dedicated to the preservation of Standard Cars 1903-
This is YOUR club, keep it interesting for everyone by sending articles to the Magazine
See the Club Magazine for contact details of Club Officers
The Standard Motor Club is THE club for all Standard Owners and fans
To See Club Events And Shows Visit The Club Forum
To Find Details of a Local Group Near You See The Club Magazine
Report from the IMechE Event at Gaydon
Lots of awards at the IMechE celebrations
May 11th was a celebration of 100 years of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers, and BMIHT Gaydon was chosen as the venue. All Coventry engineered or built products were invited so it was predominately motor cycles and cars.
Each manufacturer was limited in numbers so it made for a good variety without too much duplication. Being a glorious day much of it was spent in the sunshine, for after taking a look at the items on show, and without the usual trade stalls, it gave a chance to relax and chat.
There was an opportunity to look at some new exhibits and the Issigonis section proved very interesting, as was the continual running of historic films in the cinema. Back ouside the cars ranged from Alvis, Armstrong Siddeley, Jaguar, early Singer, Hillman, Humber, Daimler, Triumph and of course Standard.
Standard were represented by
The judges were clearly impressed with our vehicles proudly displaying the Standard Motor Club banner, as 5 of us were awarded Highly Commended Awards (Alan, Ivor, John, Ian, and Brian)
Photos and Report from Ian Leggett
These pages take many hours to produce, tell me if you are enjoying them.