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Even though times are tough at the moment there still a number of Saabs out competing:-

Hugh/Debby Myers are contesting the BHRC Championship along with Ceriog Hughes in their 96 V4’s.

Steve Higgins is contesting the new Roger Albert Championship in his 2 stroke.

Tyrone Lawton is contesting the ANCC championship in his first year of motorsport in a C900.

Jim Valentine has an entry into Goodwood Festival of Speed.

There will be a Saab team on this years RAC.

This section over time will be populated with period documentation to help people prove what was used in period motorsport.


Recreating the Lombard R.A.C. Rallies, from a time many believe was rallying’s golden era, The Roger Albert Clark (RAC) Rally surely is Britain’s, and one of the world’s, favourite events for historic cars. It’s two-wheel-drive only with Ford Escort Mk1s & Mk2s, Vauxhall Chevettes, Lancia Stratos and Fulvia, Opel Asconas, Saab 96s, Porsche 911s and many more among the entries.

The gruelling three-day route runs from Pickering, North Yorkshire, through the world famous forest stages of Dalby, Newclose Rigg on Friday night. On Saturday the rally visits Gale Rigg along with four spectator stages in Duncombe Park near Helmsley and a further two spectator stages on Croft Circuit near Darlington prior to more nighttime forest stages in Hamsterley and Pundershaw before an overnight stop in Carlisle.

Day three moves into the forests of Kielder, Cumbria and Dumfries etc. See full schedule below
Friday 23rd November 2012 Start, Pickering Showground, first car due17:31. Last car due 18:51
SS1, Dalby 1, first car due18:01. Last car due 19:21
SS2, Newclose Rigg, 1 first car due 18:39.Last car due 19:56
SS3, Dalby 2, first car due 19:57. Last car due 21:14
SS4, Newclose Rigg 2, first car due 20.24. Last car due 21:44
Saturday 24th November 2012 Restart, Pickering Showground, first car due 08:16. Last car due 09:36
SS5, Gale Rigg 1, first car due 0844. Last car due 10:04
SS6, Duncombe Park 1, first car due 09:38. Last car due 10:58
SS7, Duncombe Park 2, first car due 10:02. Last car due 11:22
SS8, Gale Rigg 2, first car due 11:23. Last car due 12:43
SS9, Duncombe Park 3, first car due 12:17. Last car due 13:37
SS10, Duncombe Park 4, first car due 12:41. Last car due 14:01
SS11, Croft 1, first car due 14:35. Last car due 15:55
SS12, Croft 2, first car due 14:49. Last car due 16:09
SS13, Hamsterley, first car due 15:53. Last car due 17:13
SS14, Pundershaw 1, first car due 17:47. Last car due 19:07
SS15, Pundershaw 2, first car due 18:10. Last car due 19:30
Sunday 25th November 2012 Restart Carlisle, first car due 07:46. Last car due 09:06
SS16, Glen Dhu, first car due 08:34. Last car due 09:54
SS17, Newcastleton, first car due 08:55. Last car due 10:15
SS18, Florida 1, first car due 09:33. Last car due 10:43
SS19, Riccarton, first car due 09:52. Last car due 11:12
SS20, Craik 1, first car due 11:26. Last car due 12:46
SS21, Craik 2, first car due 13:27. Last car due 14:47
SS22, Wauchope, first car due 14:41. Last car due 16:01
SS23, Florida 2, first car due 15:14 Last car due 16:34
SS24, Kershope, first car due15:41. Last car due 17:01
Rally Finish Brampton, first car due 16:45

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.


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