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A BIG Thank you to everyone that came along to SAABFEST at Prescott Hill Speed Climb. Saturday was fabulous with a great turnout; The show field was packed and at one stage were getting very concerned whether we’d get everyone in! Best car results were a great mix of known and new cars/participants, details below. Saturday evening meal went very well with excellent entertainment to follow. Sunday Hill climb was something else, We have never seen so many people smiling all enjoying the spectacle, sound of the Saab’s running up the hill, from cruisers to flat out competition touring cars. Massive thanks to the attendees, sponsors, Dragon Saab volunteers, Dream Rides for charity drivers and the wonderful Prescott Hill team, you’ve all made this a very special event. We are also extremely proud to hear we didn’t have one off or red flag, this is great especially as the marshals said we were rather quick up the hill, He thinks it could be a record, good work all.


Here's the winners of the show day:

  • Two Stroke - Tony Grestock - 1960 93F GT750
  • Classic 900 – Adam Mehair - 1989 C900 Carlsson
  • 9000 - Chris Hamley - 1996 Griffin
  • NG 900 - Alex Rankin - 1997 900 Turbo
  • OG 9-3 - Gary Ferrari - 2001 Viggen Convertible
  • 9-3SS - Dr Os Reid - 2003 Aero
  • 9-5 Rob Mortimer - 2004 Aero / Adrian Summerfield - 2007 Aero

Overall Show winner - Carlsson Cup – Chris Hamley
Runner up – Christopher Mills

Furthest Travelled – Nicolas Demuynck – Belgium

SOC Event Calendar

Please note that events may be postponed or cancelled due to the current situation
Sat Jul 11 Saabs at Glamis Sun Jul 12 Saabs at Glamis Sun Jul 12 @10:30 - Ebor Saab Dales Run Sun Jul 26 @10:00 - 04:00PM Ebor Saab at Ripon Classic Car Show Fri Jul 31 Saabfest 2020 - Saabs at the Mill (cancelled)

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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 2020 at which we aim to be represented are:

  • 26th Apr           FBHVC 'Drive It Day' 2020  - various local runs (I'll be attending the one organised by the Highland Classic Motor Club, Inverness)
  • 9th May            Inverness Classic Vehicle Show - on the streets of Inverness with Parade finale led by pipe band
  • 10th May         Grampian Transport Museum, Alford, Aberdeenshire - "How Many Left" event for 'nearly classic' vehicles with fewer than 500 examples on the road
  • 23rd May         Rotary Club of East Sutherland Classic Car Tour, Dornoch
  • 11/12th Jul      46th Scottish Transport Extravaganza, Glamis Castle, Angus (see UKSaabs forum for details)
  • 9th Aug            Historic Wheels Vintage Car Rally, Brodie Castle, Morayshire
  • 31st Aug          Fortrose & Rosemarkie Classic Vehicle Rally, Fortrose, Ross-shire.
  • 6th Sept           Motor Mania, Grantown on Spey.
  • 19th Sept         'Wheels of Nairn', Nairn Links
  • 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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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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