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The Saab Owners Club GB are proud to announce that the online booking for ‘Saabs in Wales’ is now officially open.

You can register online by filling in the online booking form HERE or alternatively you can download the booking form HERE

Pre-Booking is now closed, Anyone wishing to attend this event will be able to pay at the event registration marquee at the event.

Admission tariffs for the weekend are as follows:

SOC member - Single Day Pass Saturday £10 per vehicle
Non member - Single Day Pass Saturday £12 per vehicle
SOC member - Single Day Pass Sunday £10 per vehicle
Non member -Single Day Pass Sunday £12 per vehicle

SOC member - Weekend Camping inc Passes £60 per pitch
Non member - Weekend Camping inc Passes £72 per pitch

SOC member - Friday Camping inc Saturday Passes £30 per pitch
Non member - Friday Camping inc Saturday Passes £36 per pitch
SOC member - Saturday Camping inc Passes £30 per pitch
Non member - Saturday Camping inc Passes £36 per pitch

SOC Member - Weekend Caravan W/O Hookup £60 per pitch
Non Member - Weekend Caravan W/O Hookup £72 per pitch
SOC Member - Saturday Caravan W/O Hookup £30 per pitch
Non Member - Saturday Caravan W/O Hookup £36 per pitch

SOC Member - Weekend Caravan With Hookup £80 per pitch
Non Member -Weekend Caravan With Hookup £96 per pitch


Note: Pitches with electrical hook up are very limited so are on a first come first served basis and are available for weekend bookings only.

Please see the booking form for meal options for Saturday night. A Friday meal option will be provided dependent on demand.

Those wishing to stay at Pembrey Country Park before and after the show will need to book directly with the park. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone 01554 742424 option 3.

Daily admission 'per vehicle' is based on a family or up to four adults.

Camping and caravan pitches are for a single tent or caravan.

Dogs are welcome at Pembrey but must be kept on a lead.

Traders and 'car booters' are welcome at no extra charge.

Completed hard copy or scanned forms are to be sent to Chris Redmond,This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 20 Caernarvon Court, Hendredenny, Caerphilly, CF83 2UB.

Once we have received your form a reference number will then be sent to you with confirmation of the amount due by e-mail or mail. Please note, This is not an automated response and we will be processing the bookings manually in batches, so please be patient.You will then be able to pay the amount due into the Saab Owners Club GB account. Account number: 21319752. Sort Code: 40-18-60. Quoting your reference number. Alternatively, a cheque can be sent to Chris Redmond made out to the Saab Owners Club GB. Your booking is not complete until full payment has been received by the Saab Owners Club GB.

All enquiries to Chris Redmond 07548 987317 or Rachel Hillier 01379 740158 / 07831 093475.

The Saab Owners Club GB reserve the right to change elements of the event or programme at their discretion.

The 2016 Saabs in Wales National Team look forward to welcoming you to Wales in July.

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Sun Jul 28
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Sun Jul 28 @17:00 - 05:00PM
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Motorsport

The SAAB Owners Club recognises the importance of the Motorsport heritage of the marque and provides sponsorship to those members of the club who are competing in Motorsport at various levels.

SAAB cars have been competing in motorsport since the early days of production. Many successes were achieved through drivers such as Club President, Erik Carlsson. This success continues today through Club competitors.

Club members are competing in, Historic Road Rallies, Historic Stage Rallies, Classic Runs, Sprints, Hillclimbs and many other forms of the sport.

For more information on the Club activities in Motorsport contact Richard Simpson

 

Click HERE for details of the Club Sponsorship Scheme.

Who is Erik Carlsson? - Click HERE to find out.

 

 

Who was Erik Carlsson?

Erik Carlsson

 

 

Many new members to the Club ask the same question -  “Who is Erik Carlsson?”  I suppose a lot of people who were not around in the 60s have never heard of him even though this giant of a man is often referred to as “Mr SAAB”.

Erik was born in 1929 in Trollhattan, Sweden, not far from the SAAB factory, but at that time the factory was only producing aircraft. Erik was 20 when production of the first SAAB cars started.  His first passion was motorbikes, he bought a Norton 500 new when he was 18 from Nystrom’s where he was working. Pelle Nystrom was the Norton importer for Sweden. At weekends he took part in hillclimbs, motorcross, road racing and, during the winter, ice track racing.

 

News from Jim Valentine (June 2016)

With the suspension of the Roger Albert Clark Rally the Saab Historic Rally Team has been somewhat in the doldrums, not helped by my taking a sabbatical to do the Peking to Paris Rally in June/July this year.
 
If you would like to follow Jonathan Lodge and me on the event see www.p2pamx.com where there's already a load of material about our preparations and testing in Morocco.
 
So to give you all plenty of time to prepare I am suggesting we put together a team of Saabs to contest the Rally Isle of Man in September, 2017 under the Saab Historic Rally Team Banner
 
If we can get a feel for numbers I will see what we can do as a team entry with the organisers.  So please get in touch if you would be interested.  Plenty of time to get a car ready between now and then....
 
If the Roger Albert runs in November 2017 we'll look to get a team entry there as well.
 
All the best,
 

Jim Valentine

Local Branches

Ebor Saab Scottish Mystery Weekend May 2019

ebor saab scottish mystery weekend may 2019 1 20190529 190050204414 Ebor Saab members set off on Friday 10 May to make their separate ways to the assembly point at Gretna Green for what was billed as a Scottish Mystery Weekend, the mystery being only the organisers knew the itinerary. The mystery began to unfold on Saturday morning with a drive along gloriously empty roads under blue skies up into rural Scotland to visit the Kagyu Samye Ling Tibetan Temple at Eskdalemuir (nobody expected a visit the foothills of the Himalayas).

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South Yorkshire Saab

South Yorkshire Saab are no longer meeting.  If anyone would like to take up the baton in this part of the world please contact Elli Wilson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

North of Scotland

There is no formal Branch currently in operation (largely as a result of the sheer geographical spread of members across this area) and therefore no regular meetings.
Where possible, there is usually an  SOC 'presence' at gatherings across the region organised by other clubs, motor museums or advertised on web forums (principally UKSaabs).

The dates known so far for 2017 at which we aim to be represented are:

  • 23rd Apr    FBHVC 'Drive It Day' 2017  - various local runs (I'll be attending the one organised by the Highland Classic Motor Club, Inverness)
  • 7th May     Forres Theme Day
  • 21st May   Grampian Transport Museum, Alford, Aberdeenshire - "How Many Left" event for 'nearly classic' vehicles with fewer than 500 examples on the road
  • 27th May   Rotary Club of East Sutherland Classic Car Tour, Dornoch
  • 28th May   Vintage Day, Highland Folk Museum, Newtonmore
  • 8th/9th Jul  43rd Scottish Transport Extravaganza, Glamis Castle, Angus
  • 4th/6th Aug  (TBC)  Ignition Festival of Motoring, Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre, Glasgow
  • 13th Aug    Historic Wheels Vintage Car Rally, Brodie Castle, Morayshire
  • 20th Aug    Royal Deeside Speed Festival, Kincardine Castle, Kincardine O'Neil, Aberdeenshire
  • 26th Aug    Fortrose & Rosemarkie Classic Vehicle Rally, Fortrose, Ross-shire.
  • 3rd Sept     Motor Mania, Grantown on Spey. 
  • Early Dec    Joint SOC/UKSaabs Christmas Gathering - date and venue TBC (see UKSaabs forum for details)

Should anyone wish to hook up with other Saab enthusiasts in the North of Scotland please contact:

Derek Darnell

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Contact Us

Please use the form for general enquires about the club.  For specific Saab related enquiries it may be quicker to contact the appropriate Saab Registrar. For membership related issues please email membership@saabclub.c.uk 

If your question is not specifically related to the club itself please give your membership number.  We are unable to respond to general questions from non-members.

 

 

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