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ORT – Autumn Leaves 20

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Autumn Leaves Race day 26/09/20 An unusual first event for an unusual year, normally Autumn Leaves is later in the line-up for the year but as with much of 2020 things have had to be done differently and the ORT calendar is no different. Covid has had an impact, but with some alterations and adaptions events are able to be …

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ORT – Budapest to Bamako Rally

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PO Mike Sawdon and his step father Peter Lambert  have just completed the Budapest to Bamako Rally 31st January to 26th February 2020, the world’s toughest non-professional amateur rally. Out of the 350 vehicles which took part he took 19th place in the competition category in my 1994 200tdi 90 Defender “Tonka”. So…The rally started in Budapest. We then had a …

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ORT – Mudmaster 2019

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It’s that time of year again, the temperature drops, the nights are drawing in, and Mudmaster is upon us. Hosted by 221 squadron Scottish Transport Regiment RLC and normally held as the final event of the year, taking part across the spectacular Scottish countryside in a range of vehicles, from series Land Rovers to SV Man 6 Tonne trucks the …

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ORT – Autumn Leaves

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Autumn leaves is one of the most challenging events in the season. It takes us up to Larkhill using sailsbury plain for the night event. Up against the elements of night time and being tired does not always help. Lest year we had rain and fog so a bit pleasing that it’s dry this time. But that means having loads …

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ORT – LRO Show

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For the ever growing Off Road Team, Christmas comes twice a year. Once when jolly old St Nick does a spot of breaking and entering; the second every September, when they all go on a jolly boys outing to Peterborough for the annual Land Rover Owner (LRO) Show. This year’s pilgrimage began at lunchtime on Friday 13th. What could possibly …

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CRT – Donington – Sep 19

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Rounds 5 and 6 of the Armed Forces Race Challenge took place at the famous Donington Park circuit in Leicestershire. A track known for tricky elevation changes, fast sweeping curves and Ayrton Senna’s monstrous first lap charge in the 1993 European Grand Prix. However, this would be a somewhat different event than that of a Grand Prix for the Car Racing …

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CRT – Anglesey – Jun 19

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Words courtesy of DTH Motosport Blog Photo credit to RAF Valley Phot Section and Jon Elsey Photography The weekend of the 15th and 16th June 2019 took the 750 Motor Club to the picturesque Welsh coastline on the island of Anglesey. This would be the first time that the Armed Forces Race Challenge (AFRC) had visited the gusty, narrow and …

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RNRMMSA President

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Letter from Cdre James Parkin I am hugely privileged to have just been appointed as the new President of the RN RM Motorsport Association, and I am writing to introduce myself, welcome new members to the Association, and (most importantly) thank all those existing members who have worked so hard to ensure that we have six competitive teams for the …

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ORT – Saxon Express Mar 19

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First race of the season takes the Team to Bovington Training Area a great place to start the season. Unfortunately the team Captain CPO Squid Cozens had to pull out the weekend before due to a concussion injury playing rugby so could only entre 2 teams in the end but they represented the ORT very well and was up against …