Words: Gavin Newman, Club Captain – Motorsport Photos: Peter Dannock The Club’s Motorsport crew got together in February to celebrate a busy 2019 championship season. The event was held at The Emerald Hotel in South Melbourne and the evening commenced with stand up finger food i
Words: John Reid Photos: Suz Gallus Photography 2020 Essendon Mazda MX-5 Sprint Championship – Round 1 ~ Phillip Island – 18.1.20 Saturday dawned cool and dry, with some smoke haze. The WRX Club track day event started with the customary drivers’ briefing, when it was anno
Story: Randy Stagno Navarra Certainly for me excitement levels are high. Seems forever since I’ve done a track day. Plus Phillip Island is a great circuit and one of my favourites, I couldn’t wait for the working week to end so I could head down to the Island. Saturday dawned and it l
Story: Robert Downes A significant event on the Club’s motor sport calendar is the AROCA six-hour regularity event at Winton in October each year. We were blessed with warm weather all weekend with a full field of more than 40 teams featuring over 20 makes of cars and over 60 models.
Story: Noel Heritage While technically not a “race” (those who compete may differ slightly), one of the key highlights of our motor sport calendar every year is the AROCA 6 Hour at Winton Motor Raceway near Benalla in Central Victoria. This is a weekend-long motor sport overdose with
Story: Murray Seymour Not long after submitting my online MX-5 Club membership registration request and answering positively to the question regarding any interest in motor sport, I received a phone call from (then) Club Captain – Motor Sport, Robert Downes. He suggested I come
Story: Tim Emery After seven years of trying, this year’s Winton 6 Hour was won by a Mazda MX-5 Club of Victoria & Tasmania team, the “Flyin’ Miatas”. Three teams from the Club competed in the event, bringing home a first for Team Flyin’ Miatas, a fifth for City Mazda Motorsport
2012 Winton 6-Hour ~ 14/10/12 Story: Tim Emery After seven years of trying, the 2012 Winton 6 Hour was won by a Mazda MX-5 Club of Victoria & Tasmania team – the “Flyin’ Miatas”. Three teams from the Club competed in the event, bringing home a first for Team Flyin’ Miatas, a fifth
2011-12 Championship | Round 1 Phillip Island Sprints ~ 30 June, 2012 We had so much rain in Melbourne over the past few weeks leading up to our first Club Sprint of the new MX-5 Club Motor Sport Championship – it would definitely be all rained out by Saturday for Phillip Island, givi
Racecraft Training & 2011-12 Championship | Round 7 Training – Winton ~ 3 March, 2012 | Winton Sprints ~ 4 March, 2012 Story: Gary Prescott With floods engulfing northern Victoria, Saturday was looking ominous as rain fell all Friday night in Benalla. Arrival at Winton on Sa
If you're looking for people who share your passion and enthusiasm for the sensational Mazda MX-5, you've come to the right place!
Our Club started with the southern hemisphere's first mass gathering of MX-5 owners - 130 from all corners of Victoria - on 6 May, 1990 and was launched formally with 167 Foundation Members on 10 August, 1990.
Today, more than 900 members in Victoria and Tasmania enjoy a vast range of social and motor sport activities that help get the best out of these sensational cars.