A long awaited venue for many as it gave an opportunity for a large open track layout to be laid  by Steve and a great track it turned out to be. The weather forecast was hot and sunny and was it hot indeed it was and it was needed as the grass field was wet and slippery for the first two runs but as the grass came off the surface and the sun dried it out the grip levels came up and the run times came down…

First to set the pace in RUN 1 was Steve Brett in his modified Mini posting a time of 1:18:58 closely followed Steve Stotesbury in his 4WD Scooby and then Dan Morgan.

RUN 2..  Saw John Dutch in his modified Mini Special post a time of 1:10:64  followed by Dan Morgan on 1:13:76 and then Darren Taylor known as the King of KNIGHT0N with a time of  1:14:61

RUN 3.. The track grip was now getting much better and the times were getting closer but John Dutch liked being for the first time on the top of the leader board and decided he was going to TRY and stay there if he could so set a time of 1:06:53 , Neil Glasbey had the same idea but posted a time of 1:08:23 but he had to worry about Dave Leppard who was only a 2 tenths behind him on a 1:08:44 who was closely followed by Darren Taylor on 1:08:73

RUN 4.. John Dutch knew the chasing pack was only going to get closer as the day went on and closer they got john posted a time of 1:05:10 but Darren Taylor was getting a bit too close on a time of 1:05:69 , Neil Glasbey was not going to be left out of this chase and posted a time of 1:06:16

RUN 5..  John  knew if  he was going to hang onto first place he was going to have to GO FLAT OUT and hope not to hit any cones on the way and that’s what he did posting a new fastest time of 1:04:04 , he was chased hard by Darren Taylor who wanted to let John know he was hard on his heels and posted a time of  1:05:04 , but now Andy Williams said don’t forget me boy’s I am coming and posted a time of 1:05:54 just pushing Neil Glasbey into 4th place posting a time 1:05:59

RUN 6.. THE final chance for everyone to get there fastest time and knock John off the top of the leader board, John knew this so he threw caution to the wind and just went for it , and it was looking good in the first half of the course until  his mini decided it had enough of his right foot being on the floor and broke a drive flange, this left John wondering if he had blown it at the last minute and allowing the chasing pack to deny him his first win of 2012 and chase they did Steve Stotesbury posted a time of 1:04:28 , Andy Williams a time of 1:04:42 and Neil Glasbey a time of 1:04:67

All a bit too close for John but his RUN 5 time of 1:04:04 was enough to give him his first win of the 2012 season

Congratulations to John on a great drive and his first win


1st  John Dutch

2nd  Steve Stotesbury

3rd  Andy Williams

4th Neil Glasbey

5th  Steve Brett

Fastest LADIES of the Day

1st  Vicky Cox

2nd Linda Burt

3rd Marion Saunders

4th Jemma Western

5th Sue Mitchell

class 1

1st  Wayne Hole

2nd  Jemma Western

class  2

1st  Dean Long

2nd  Daryl Turner

class 3

1st  Steve Brett

2nd  Kevin Richardson

3rd  Brad Cullen

4th  Marion Saunders

class 4

1st  Steve Stotesbury

2nd  Neil Glasbey

3rd Toby Allen

4th  Matt Griffin

5th  Matt Price

class 5

1st  John Dutch

2nd  Andy Williams

3rd  Darren Taylor

4th  Steve Glass

5th  Terry Steele

Johns winning Run: –

John Dutch


£1900 raised on Sunday!

Thanks to so many of you for showing your support on Sunday, the weather was superb, the turn out was great and I don’t think anyone ever expected such a huge amount would be raised in 1 day! Thank you ever so much for doing your Club and the Kissy Puppy Charity proud!

Results for the Auto test are available below; big Congratulations go to Steve Stotesbury for coming first!!

Pictures, with many thanks to Allan Marsh here!



No rest for the wicked

Don’t forget were back to Atherfield for the first time this year Next Sunday for round 6! as ever we encourage our members to use the advance sign on is through the website


Track day

We have almost 20 people paid up for the Track day on the 1st of December – £125 for a days play round the Indy track at Brands Hatch – if you want to book up go to:…dec-1221-p.asp

– Fill in the details, name car etc. If you want a garage add it.
Extra drivers is an extra £25 and can be added on the first page.
In the card, add the code IOWCC and gain a 10% discount.
Each booking with the IOWCC Discount give 1 free passenger.

Wow, what a fantastic day.  Well done to all that came and helped to organise it.  We’re having a count up of the donations, raffle money, entry fees etc on the 14th August.  I’m sure it’s going to be a huge amount and the Sophie Rolf fund will greatly appreciate it.

For the people driving today the results can be found here:

Alan was taking photos today so be sure to check the gallery page and you’ll see them once he has uploaded.



Committee Meeting 7th August 2012

Isle of Wight Car Club Committee Meeting


Venue:                      Camp Hill Social Club


Time and Date:        7 August 2012, 8pm


Attendees:                AW, PW, MS, JD, DW, BR, SS, PR, GB, DM


Guests:                     None


Apologies:                RW, PR, MP, DW






1.    Acceptance of Minutes


Solar on going









2.    Matters Arising



















3.    Membership Report











4.    Treasurer’s Report


Current account = £ MIA

Business premium account = £ MIA



5.    Venues


19th Aug Atherfield permit – Signed

9th Sept Pallance Farm – to be signed

23rd Sept College – Signed

14th Oct Nunwell – to be signed


Potential for Ventnor Botanics, contact is Marty
















6.    Kissy Puppy


Fire brigade and police coming, potential track day company offering a raffle prize.

PR to confirm letters sent out

08:30 gate open

Various Island cars coming

Carpark location to be made on the day depending on wind direction

Storm Troopers and speeder coming

Trailer arriving on Saturday

IOW Radio advert – Toby “Charity autotest in aid of Sophie Rolf” etc

Members / facebook reminder

Risk assessment to be done

Briefing sheet to be printed to be signed for new day members

Tuesday 14th count up of donations at Camp Hill


















7.    Any Other Business

£50 for iowcc web hosting








Date of next meeting


Tuesday 11th September 20:00 Camp Hill


Close of Meeting


Meeting closed at 21:30