After a very successful 2016 in the Morgan Challenge, we planned a limited programme in 2017 for the New Elms Class C +8. The first 6 races (4 at Silverstone and 2 at Brands Hatch) produced one class win, four 2nd and one 3rd place. The next meeting at Donnington,...read more
To summarise the season for the New Elms Plus 8 - Started all 13 races Won 2 races outright Had 11 Class Wins Had one second and one third place CLAIMED THE CLASS C CHAMPIONSHIP AWARDED THE "AERO RACING CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHY" ...read more
As usual our last race of the year was held on the Snetterton 200 Circuit. Our season long Class C rivals, Steve McDonald and Philip Tisdell were on top form and after an exciting race, Tim had to settle for third in Class. One consolation though was that he beat his...read more
The Challenge Series visited Mallory Park in September for the first time since 2006. The New Elms Plus 8 was the only Class C car present so no maximum points were available, but it was an enjoyable experience to race on this historic circuit. John Bevan was also...read more
There may be better ways to celebrate a 67th birthday, but Tim spent his at a very wet Oulton Park in Cheshire, where in qualifying he put the New Elms Class C Plus 8 on class pole by over 2 seconds! (Photo: James Gilbert) The rain got even worse for the 30 minute...read more
As always at the beginning of August, the series made its annual visit by invitation from Bentley Drivers Club, to the short Silverstone National Circuit. Again an "on-form" Steve McDonald beat Tim to class pole with Philip Tisdall 3rd, but again Tim made a better...read more
After several weeks without any racing since Silverstone, the Morgan Challenge made its first ever visit to Ty Croes in the far North West of Wales and the dramatic Anglesey Coastal Circuit. 31 drivers enjoyed qualifying on a dry track, or should that read 30 drivers,...read more
Motorsport has always been an underlying passion for us all at New Elms, with active participation in the Aero Racing Morgan Challenge (circuit racing), Speedmog (hillclimbs and sprints), trials, rallies, autotests – we are always happy to advise and carry out the necessary modifications to turn your car into a winner.
In 2011 the New Elms Morgan Plus 8 won Class C and the Peter Collins Tray, which is awarded for the outright winner of the Aero Racing Morgan Challenge.
Tim accepting the Peter Collins Tray and the Class C trophy from Charles Morgan at the Drivers Awards night November 2011.
One Year’s Achievements:
Snetterton “300” Circuit – April – 2nd Class C
Brands Hatch – April – 1st Class C
Silverstone New Grand Prix Arena Circuit – June – 1st Class C and established record for class.
Cadwell – July – 1st Class C and New Class Lap Record.
Thruxton – July – 1st Class C and Fastest Lap for Class.
Silverstone National Circuit – August – 1st Class C and Fastest Lap for Class.
Castlecombe – August – 1st Class C and Fastest Lap for Class.
Snetterton “200” Circuit – October – 1st in Class C and established lap record for class.