23rd February 2021
Following Motorsport UK's announcement for "Getting back on track" we are slowly beginning to adjust to new ways of organising events.  Keep an eye on this website for news of upcoming events.  Read more HERE.

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The Carl Sorensen    Rally

55+ miles of sealed surface rallying at Portreath. Come and celebrate Carl's life on the Cornish coast this June!

July Autocross Meeting

We return to Manns Newton Farm for our mid summer event. Following the success of past events, we are expecting healthy entries, so please be sure to get your entry in early.

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Carl Sorensen Rally

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Sun 27th June

Welcome to the inaugural Carl Sorensen Memorial Rally. Come and celebrate Carl's life this summer at RRH Portreath - home of our "TSH Stages", with around 55 miles of great stages on the Cornish coast. CANCELLED.

Rally details / etc. here

Autocross meeting - July

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Sat/Sun 3rd / 4th July

We return to Zeal Monachorum for our mid summer event. Following the success of past events, we are expecting healthy entries, so please be sure to get your entry in early. MARSHALS WANTED!.

Autocross details / regs. here

Latest news

March 1st, 2021 - Look forward to...

    • Carl Sorensen Rally on June 27th
    • Autocross on 3rd/4th July

Events listed here


27th June - Carl Sorensen Rally

    • 1 day at RRH Portreath
    • Details will be out in due course

Details here

Calendar of events

2021 events at a glance...
January - Test Day - POSTPONED to 2022 15 May - TSH Stages (1 day) - POSTPONED 11 September - TSH Stages (1 day)
January - AutoSolo - POSTPONED 27 June - Carl Sorensen Rally - CANCELLED 16/17 October - The Harvest Rally
6/7 February - The Primrose Rally - POSTPONED 3/4 July - Autocross  Keep an eye out for other events...

The Club also runs a number of "Grass Roots" events, EG: Auto Tests and Fun day "Taster" events.

Keep an eye on the Facebook pages: Diary  and  Club

 New helpers always welcome...  Contact us here


South Hams Motor Club in South Devon

SHMC member Andy Ballantyne co-driving on the 2012 Wyedean Rally

1965 - 2020 Celebrating 55 years!!

The South Hams Motor Club has its roots firmly in club level motorsport. Celebrating 55 years in 2020 the club has established a great reputation for promoting motorsport in the southwest of England. Geographically, the club “footprint” lies along the A38 Expressway and between Torbay and Plymouth.

We do of course have members from outside the area but mainly we live within the “South Hams”. The club meets at different pubs on a social basis and there is a monthly committee meeting where the forthcoming events are planned.

There is always something going on whether it is a Scalextric Grand Prix or National Rally – you just have to join in – we are a friendly bunch! "Gymkhanas" are always popular as a "grass roots" event held in a field during the summer... EXCEPT for Ken Block who has his own definition - click on the right thumb to watch his latest video!

Ken Block's Gymkhana :: Don't try this at home... just turn up the volume!

Major events that the club has organised over the years include:

SHMC member Adrian Brown having a day out at the Smeatharpe Test Day - does he ever stop smiling....

Adrian Brown - Escort MK1

Pictures from the above and many other events can be seen in our Photo Album.

Despite modern technology (internet website), our club magazine “The Chequered Flag” is still the backbone of the club – this is sent out monthly with details of what’s going on – socially and competitively.

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Marshals Motorsport UK card

Legendary co-driver Nicky Grist helped Motorsport UK launch a new online training and accreditation scheme for rally and cross country marshals at the 2016 Autosport International.

Read more here...

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Tony Rees & Jamie Vaughan - 1st Overall

Neil Harrison & David Ley - 1st Class A

Tony Rendell and Lisa Rendell - 1st - Class B

Dave Thomas& Gary Whittington - 1st Class C

Kev Carr & Chris Pippen - 1st - Class D

Ben Moore & Andy Tomlinson - 1st Class E

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