Manor Farm entries now open

Entries are now open for Manor Farm hillclimb on the 8th & 9th June

This is event 5 of the season. Don’t worry, you haven’t missed the others.

Remember, you don’t have to do all events and only 7 events actually count for the championship, giving you the opportunity to not do hills if they don’t take your fancy.

2019 MX5 Challenge Regulations published

The 2019 have been processed with Motorsport UK and the regulations for 2019 are now published on the webpage

All competitors, new and existing, should familiarise themselves with the changes this year.

Additional Manor Farm event added to the 2019 MX5 Challenge calendar

We’re excited to announce that we’ve been invited to join Woolbridge Motor Club for a second visit to Manor Farm on June 8th and 9th.

Great excuse for a family trip to the seaside in the warmer months and this nicely fills the gap that we have in June.

The championship rules remain the same so 7 rounds count but we now have: 4 Sprints, 4 Hill Climbs and 4 Autosolos

T R Lane Roll Bar discount for MX5 Challenge competitors

T R Lane have kindly given their support for the Vincenzo and Sons Bristol MX5 Challenge with a special discount for MX5 Challenge competitors*

T R Lane roll bars are already a very popular choice within the MX5 Challenge and we’re pleased to receive this support from a local manufacturer.

Contact TR Lane Fabrications to purchase and claim the discount.  The price is not published due to the exclusivity but it’s a generous level of support.

The following roll bars are available with this deal, both fit the mk1 & mk2 MX5:



   * The offer is available to Bristol Motor Club members with a valid membership card.  

MX5 Challenge website

Bristol Motor Club is very excited to announce our new website to promote the Vincenzo and Sons Bristol MX5 Challenge.

The website is the new portal for all news, information, events and media.  As we progress through the year, the website will be the main source of results, event reviews and exciting promotions including discounts from sponsors and supporters.

For new and existing competitors, you’ll receive notification of event entries when they become available so you can secure entries to the rounds.

2018 Westonzoyland Autosolo entries open

Entries are open for the Westonzoyland Autosolo on May 26th.  I have attached both entry forms (should any current non-competitors wish to take part) but for current MX5 Challenge competitors, please take note of the following:

  • Use the NatB application form
  • Enter class 5B

Any non-challenge people are more than welcome to enter, of course.  It’s pretty cheap to enter and it’s a great day out to skid your car around!

Look forward to seeing you there

2018 Llandow Sprint entries open

Entries are open for the Llandow sprint, you can enter by letter (how quaint!) or online here.

When entering, remember to enter ‘MX5’ in the class box as we have our own arrangements for the MX5 challenge.  Let’s hope that this event is as popular as the Great Western Sprint (massively over-subscribed).

We do also need Marshalls for the event so if you fancy coming along, speaking to other MX5 owners about the championship and generally enjoying a day of motorsport then we’d love to have the help. Bridge toll is paid for if you come across from England.

2018 Start of the season

Hope you’re all ready for the 2018, whether you’re competing or just spectating?

For 2018, we’ve managed to secure an extra venue, Manor Farm Hillclimb, which we hope will provide something different for the final two rounds of the season.  It’s a two-day event of a weekend so here’s hoping it’s a sociable event as I’m sure many will be camping.  From what we’ve seen, it’s not a daunting hill and should ease people nicely into hillclimbs.

The events have been published here but it looks like we’ve lost the Wessex Sprint (another new venue).  Not to worry, we still have a full season of 4x Sprints, 4x Autosolos and 2x Hillclimbs.  Remember, this meansthat 7 rounds count!

The championship regulations have been approved by the MSA and are published on the Club Website so please remind yourselves of the rules, although they haven’t changed from last year. I’m more than happy to answer any questions or give guidance on getting started

2017 Champions!

After a season-long battle, Andrew O’Malley came out on top overall with James Hurford winning Class A.  They will both pick up their trophies at the awards day in February. Well done and thank you to all who took part this year.  I’m stepping down from running the championship but I’m leaving you in the safe hands of Andrew O’Malley, who’s moving on to pastures new for 2018.  He’ll no doubt be sending a message about changes for 2018 very soon…