Racing & Speedmog News
The New Elms prepared and entered Plus 8 driven by Tim enjoyed a successful, if reduced, 2018 season. 7 Starts, 7 Class Pole Positions, 7 Class Wins and 6 Fastest Laps culminating in winning the Class "C" Championship title. We competed in 3 races at Snetterton, 2 at...
We are now approaching the start of the 2018 "Morgan Challenge" Championship Season. Tim will again be campaigning our trusty Old-English-White Plus 8 "George" in Class C of the Morgan Challenge Race Series. Three meetings are planned - Snetterton on 8th April,...
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,...
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" Photo by Bob Bull ...
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.
There was once again an intense battle for honours in the Championship overall and for the New Elms Classic Cup. Just missing out on the overall 2018 title to Simon Ashby, George Proudfoot, for the second year in succession, claimed the New Elms Cup. It was good to...
The New Elms Cup
To support the Speedmog competitors and the classic venues, we continue to award annually the New Elms Classic Cup. This trophy is for the best three results from five events at Harewood, Aintree, Goodwood, Prescott and Shelsley Walsh.
Although we now focus more on racing we still hold various hillclimb and sprint course class records including Prescott, Wiscombe, Gurston, MIRA, Curborough, Debden, Colerne and Bentwaters.