Here is the March Bugeye Burble and Coming Events……………………………..
Keep an eye on the Sprite Club Website, Email Postings and Sprite Club Facebook Page for more information…………
18 March Mid-Week Meander – “Head to the Hills”
Russell and Judy have planned an enjoyable run for the first Mid-Week Meander for 2020.
Meet 9.30 am at Tilley Reserve, Yatala Vale Road, Surrey Downs for a 10.00 am departure.
We will stop at a local cafe to buy morning tea/coffee and lunch at a local Hills hotel.
Please let Russell and Judy know if you are attending for catering purposes – 0403 151 715
22 March MSCA Mallala Super Sprint & Come’n’Try – Round 1 – Mallala Motorsport Park
The Sprite Club have been rostered for flagging duties at this Round so please come along and get yourself trackside to see some motorsport action up close and support our competiting members.
Officials briefing at 8.30am. On track action from 10.00am
5 April The McLaren Vale Vintage & Classic Event – Parade starts at 11.00am
The McLaren Vale Vintage & Classic is a great family day celebration of vintage and classic motoring. A fantastic mix of food, wine, music and the arts together with the energy and passion of motoring enthusiasts. The Sprite Club will be hosted by Fox Creek Winery
6 April General Meeting – Stars and Their Cars – 6.30pm for pizza and a drink
Sporting Car Club, 51 King William Road, Unley.
Please note a different venue and the earlier start time.
We will have member’s cars on stage and have a Q & A with the owners.
Join us for pizza and a drink, the bar will be open, a special night for all members and partners
Please Note: The Sprite Club of SA is required to supply officials to assist with running of this event. This would involve flag marshalling and other assorted duties. There is a safety briefing at 8.30am, and lunch will be supplied.
There will also be an opportunity to have some Parade Laps of the circuit during the lunchbreak.
This a great opportunity to get up close and near the on track action.
For the competitors it is time to dust of the helmet and gloves and head to Mallala for the first time on the racetrack for 2020. Come along and support our competing Sprite and Clubman driving members. Did all their adjustments and modifications over the break lower their lap times. Free Spectator Entry. Practice from 9.00am On track action from 10.00am
Remember its ‘Come and Try’ as well see link for more info
A great opportunity to attract new people to the joys of super sprinting especially the younger generation. No club memberships required, just a car with standard seat belts and a crash helmet, See sup regs..
Supp Regs and entry form for the Come & Try are on the website and attached.
Please promote to your club and family and friends.
Participants do not need a competition licence or to be a club member.
Minimum age is fourteen but at that age they would need to have had some driving experience.
Please have the entry form scanned and returned to Sue and me. We are not using meecams for the C&T group.
Here some info from our hosts after the parade, Fox Creek Wines…
Dear Car Lovers
Hi Car Owners and welcome guest of Fox Creek Vintage and Classic Car Day 2020.
Thank you for participation in this fabulous event, I am emailing you so you know what we have available for the day.
Please pass on to all your members strictly no BYO alcohol and food. Fox Creek will have wine, beer and gin available for purchase.
On arrival you will be show where to park your beautiful cars. It will be directly on display where everyone and you will see it for the whole afternoon.
You will be able to sit back and enjoy music by ‘Puffin Billy’ .
Food by “Signor Arrosticini” traditional Italian street food. (See menu below)
Non- alcoholic drinks and ice creams by Miss Buttercup.
WHAT TO BRING:
You picnic rug or chairs.
Your own picnic glass or we will have our stemless outdoor glasses available (refundable deposit of $5)
Your dancing shoes!
Lastly but the best till last – all Vintage Car Holders automatically on purchase of a bottle of Fox Creek Wines go into the drawto win a 6 pack of our award winning wines. Drawn at 3pm but you must be there to claim.