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MG Car Club of South Australia All MG Day – On Sunday April 10 th the second of the successful All MG Days was held at TTG Civic Park with the Mayor of TTG arriving in Leigh Richter’s TD to officially open the event. successful event .A special thank you also to the RAA crew & vans that were on hand for any breakdowns. National Meeting –The National Meeting for 2016 was held in Perth with the three Western Australian clubs, The MG Car Club of WA, the MG Owners Club, and the TC Owners Club combining to put on a memora- ble event. We had thirteen members from our club attend and featured significantly in the various competitions during the meeting. Rob Hall in his “ Beast “ 5 th Concours , 1 st Sprint & 2 nd Motork- hana. Jason Edwards , Class TD 1 st Concours, 2 nd Sprint & 3 rd Motork- hana, and then in Class TF 2 nd Con- cours. Tim Edmonds, Class V8 & Costello, 3 rd Concours, 2 nd Sprint & 1 s t Motorkhana. Bev Waters, Class V8 & Costello, 2 nd Concours, 2 nd Sprint & 2 nd Motorkhana. Ian Buckley, Class MGC GT & Roadsters, 2 nd Concours & 2 nd Sprint. Bob Bazzica, Class RV8 5 th Concours & 2 nd Sprint. Geoff Glasson MGB Mk 2, 1 st Concours & 12 th Observation Run. Other awards included Rob Hall- Outright winner of sprint, Tim Edmonds – Perpetual V8 Chris Dodds Memorial Trophy and Jason Edwards – Best creative sec- tion of the photographic competition. Motorsport – The motorsport calen- dar for 2016 involved 13 events which were used to calculate the “Club Competition Champion. “ This year the eligible events included 4 motork- hanas, 4 multi club hill climbs at Collingrove and 5 MSCA super sprints at Mallala. In addition 3 extra events, namely the MSCA Peter Hall memo- rial six hour and the National Meeting motorkhana and sprint in Perth were eligible events for Club Member of the year. Other motor sport events entered by club members included outings at Sandown Park Raceway, the South Australian Hill Climb Championships, the South Australian Motorkhana Championships, the Victoria Park sprint, The Prima Tour section of The Adelaide Motor Sport Festival and the Legend of the Lakes Hillclimb at Mt Gambier The motorsport presentation night was held at the club rooms with guest speaker Cody Hill talking about is Australian and overseas racing ex- periences. Historic Registration – the historic registration committee again provided their voluntary services on the 2 nd and 4 th Saturday of each month, we now have over 660 vehicles on the historic registration system. Annual Kimber Birthday Run – The Kimber Run for 2016, the twenty first run to date, was held in August with a total of 96 cars and 189 persons as- sembled on Torrens Parade Ground for the start of the event which took us to Nairne for morning tea, and then on to the Murray Bridge Racing Club for lunch, we thank Allan Semmler and his team of helpers for organising a Regalia – sales continued to be an important aspect of club \]Z\KBY[]]\[][\ق\X][\Z[[BXY\[Y[H[HوKBL