Vice president of the club and erstwhile rally driver, Mike has been a member of the club since the early sixites and competed at the sharp end of stage rallying both home and abroad.

With President Terry Weaver, they participated in stage rallying in RWD Ford Escorts which took them all over England and Wales and as far as Belgium  and Spain.

Here are a few pictures from that glorious era.

1965 Island Stages Rally in Mike's Road going Sprite
1966 Island Stages Rally, Mike and Terry on their way to 5th overall up the Ventnor cascades


Winning the Grasshopper rally in an early MK1 Escort twin cam

Island stages in an Escort, this time flat out over 'Spences'

A night rally with the Isle of Wight Car Club, Mike in his Dad’s Vauxhall Cresta tackling Clatterford Ford

Test day at Goodwood motor racing circuit


Firestone Rally, Spain during the oil crisis - Spain was the only country in Europe that was still rallying during the oil shortages

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