Rights of Way/Laning Officer – Vacancies Filled

We are very pleased to announce that Terry Taylor has agreed to take on the role of Rights of Way Officer, assisted by Ian Goodall in the Laning Officer role.

Huge thanks to both of them – this now means that Green Laning will start to happen again soon. It is anticipated that there will be a couple of trips organised between now and the end of the year. Check out the Laning page for details as they become available in the next couple of weeks.

 

Driving Weekend at Sudbury 27th and 28th August 10.00am to 3.30pm

Come along with your Landrover and enjoy two days of off roading at Sudbury, a site suitable for all types of vehicles and drivers experience.

Friends and Family Welcome

The event is not open to the public, but club members family and friends are welcome to come along and enjoy the days, either with their own vehicle or as an additional driver. See below for online booking information.

Off-Road Driving

The site offers a range of safe challenges to suit all vehicles. Try out your driving skills and see what your vehicle is capable of. Try out different modes using the gear sticks, buttons or dials that you may not be familiar with. We expect there to be loads of fellow drivers around to ask advice about driving or vehicle maintenance.

Trials Driving

Try driving some of the non-scoring sections on typical TYRO / RTV courses, set to test your driving skills – suitable for all types of Land Rovers and experience. Advise provided.

Young/unlicensed drivers 13+ can have a go – please enter age of young driver on booking form.

Winch and Rescue Recovery

Land Rovers and their winches in action. Advice and demonstrations of how to use your winch and safe recovery with ropes.

Camping (& Caravanning)

Will be available on the site for the Saturday night in the woodland (no charge). Please bring your own water / beer etc as none is available on site. There is a toilet on site.

High Fire Risk

Following advice from Essex Fire Service, no open fires / kelly kettles and BBQ’s that sit on the ground will be allowed. This includes disposable type BBQ’s.

Club Shop, Raffle & Charity Fundraising

We will be raising money for Essex & Herts Air Ambulance during the weekend, bring your loose notes and coins for the collection pot and the raffle – we have some great prizes!

Please do Join Us and Help Marshal

Help needed both around the site and on the gates. Please book in as a marshal if you are helping out.

Online booking now open and there is just one price to pay to drive for both days or for one day:
£25 per vehicle plus one driver, £10 for each additional driver.

Please book in online, see https://www.elrc.info/events/summer-event-2021/

Site description: the site provides a wide choice of climbs, wide ditches, uneven ground, tracks and open ground, providing an excellent safe combination for both driver and vehicle. Safe viewing of all the action for spectators and drivers.

Driver rating:

Terrain                                   ******

Access                                    ******

Competition                            ******

Refreshments – please bring your own.

Toilet – available on site

Car parking – available on site

Directions – if you need them, please ideally e mail us on comp-sec@elrc.info so we can send you a map

Dates for trials competitions

September at Shalford Woods near Braintree 17th – 18th Sept

October – CCV Interclub at Sudbury 2nd October

October – site to be confirmed 8 – 9th October

November – site to be confirmed 5-6th November

December – Day into Night at Sudbury3rd December

December – Christmas Shakedown driving day 27th December