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the Harvest Rally

The Harvest Navigational Rally, will have a traditional feel. This 120 mile South Hams classic will test beginners and masters alike! Returning in 2017 after 8 years, there are Nat.B and Clubmans events so you can step up from a "12 car" event at minimal cost!

SmeatharpeTest day

For the club's 8th Test day we are pleased to return to Smeatharpe this New Year: Saturday 13th January 2018. Ideally timed for a pre-season / pre-Breen shakedown or just get some test mileage on the car…

...AutoSOLOaction and fun

The club's fifth AutoSOLO event takes place on Saturday January 13th at Smeatharpe. A slick, action-packed, competition-filled day is on offer. Use your everyday roadcar!

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Devon Classic

30th Sept. - 1st October

Now in it's third year the event is headed up by our own top navigator Andy Ballantyne. Two days of "Classic Car" navigation are on offer - plus, for 2017, a 1 day rally which is already proving very popular!

Devon Classic details / regs. here

The Harvest Navigational Rally

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Sat. 21st/Sun. 22nd October

WELCOME to the Harvest Navigational Rally. A great compact 120 mile route on OS Map 202, it will be a challenging event for Masters and Beginners alike as there's a Clubman event too - step up to it!

Rally details / regs. here

Latest news

The Devon Classic is back!

    • Regs & online payment available!
    • Two day and one day rallies on offer!

Devon Classic Details here

The Harvest Navigation Road Rally!

    • 21st/22nd October - this is a new date!
    • Have a lot of fun in the dark!

Read more here

South Hams Motor Club in South Devon

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

1965 - 2015 Celebrating 50 years!!

The South Hams Motor Club has its roots firmly in club level motorsport. Celebrating 50 years in 2015 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.


Rallying news - Autosport

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Legendary co-driver Nicky Grist helped the Motor Sports Association (MSA) launch a new online training and accreditation scheme for rally and cross country marshals at 2016 Autosport International.

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Steve and Yvonne Furzeland - 1st Overall (for 10th time!)

Paul King and Alicia Miles

1st Class D

Ben Parker and Shaun Layland

1st Class C

James and Ben Harvey

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