Chateau Impney Hill Climb: The Register was invited to have a small but impressive display of our cars at Chateau Impney. It was a wonderful event, featuring pre-1967 vehicles competing on the hill climb course, with the 'French style' Chateau in the background. See www.chateauimpneyhillclimb.com
Hill Climb Autumn 2019 Social and AGM: Our autumn Social and AGM will be held in Hay on Wye. Details have been sent to member by the Social Secretaries.
Gyles Cooper: It is with great sadnes that we heard that Register member Gyles Cooper had died. Gyles was a keen Salmson enthusiast and supporter of the Register and only recently become Chairman of the British Salmson Owners Club. He will be sadly missed.
Mid-Summer Social: The Register will be back under the Oak Tree, VSCC Vintage Prescott on Sunday 4th August 2019, one of best gatherings of the year.
Spring Social 2019 was held on 24th March, and was much enjoyed by all.
Bill Wallbank: It is with great saddness that we were informed of that Bill Wallbank and his sister Rosemary were involved in a fatal crash on New Year's Day. Bill and Rosemary were huge supporters of the Register and many will recall their appearances in Bill's collection of unusual and wonderful three wheelers. We have lost two wonderful and charming people.
Advance Notice: 2021 Celebration: 2021 will mark the centenary of the Amilcar marque.
Autumn 2018 Social and AGM was held on 21st October in Worcestershire. Some 44 members enjoyed a unique venue, wonderful weather and an excellent meal. We were delighted to welcome two friends from Denmark.
Vintage Prescott 2018 - under the oak tree - Amilcars, Salmsons and other vintage light cars gathered in Ettores Field for one our best attended vintage Prescott gathering in many years. The sun shone brightly and an very enjoyable weekend.
Our 2018 Spring Social and Rally was held over the first weekend of June 2018 and included a two day rally exploring the Wye vally and Forest of Dean.
Our Autumn 2017 Social and AGM was held on 17th September and was much enjoyed.
Our 2017 Spring Social was held at the famous Pudding Club in Worcestershire.
Prescott 2017 - under the oak tree - Amilcars & Salmsons gather for our annual visit to Vintage Prescott. Meeting under the Oak tree in Ettores field overlooking Orchard corner
Sunday 6th August 2017. For 2017 Vintage Weekend reverts back to two days of vintage motorsport, and the usual two dayshort tarditional course over Saturday and Sunday. The VSCC have arranged for an additional 'long course day' event again in September 2017.
Our 60th Annivsary - 2015 was celebrated at a special 60th annivary luncheon at Morteon on Marsh on 6th September 2015. Register mebers and our friends in the British Salmson Club enjoyed Charles Trevelyan, Chairman of Bugatti Owners' Club, very amusing recount of his mother's motor racing exploits.
Our 60th Annivsary - 2015 Spring Social Rally which was to be held in the Southampton and New Forest area has been postponed until Autumn 2016; details will be sent out to members.
Prescott 2014 - under the oak tree - Amilcars & Salmsons gathered for our annual visit to Vintage Prescott. Meeting under the Oak tree in Ettores field overlooking Orchard corner - Sunday 3rd August 2014. For 2014 Vintage Weekend consisted of three days of vintage motorsport, with a one day event using the long course on Friday, and the usual two dayshort tarditional course over Saturday and Sunday. The VSCC have arranged for a three day event again for 2015.
Goodwood Festival of Speed’s Cartier ‘style-et-luxe’ concours d’elegance.
Class 1: ‘Vintage Voiturettes’ was won by Keith Bowley’s 1925 Amilcar CGS
The event, which was held on the Cartier lawn at the side of Goodwood House, celebrated its 20th running at the Festival of Speed and celebrated the best in exquisite automotive design from the dawn of the motoring age up to today. The judging panel included Olympic gold medallists Sir Chris Hoy and Sally Gunnell, actor Rowan Atkinson, Apple design chief Sir Jonathan Ive and handbag designer Anya Hindmarch, alongside other notable names from the world of sport, the arts and design.
Our 2014 Spring Social took place in the Cotswolds, based in Stow-on-The-Wold, followed by a Register visit to the 'La Vie en Bleu' at Prescott. Some 54 Amilcarists and Salmonists gathered in the Cotswolds from as far a field as Hongkong , Berlin and France to enjoy a wonderful Register event.
Amilcars & Salmsons gathered at Prescott ....24th & 25th May 2014, as part of the Bugatti Owners' Club 'La Vie en Bleu' annual gathering.
Glen Robb editor of the Amilcar Salmson Register is interested to learn whatever happened to another Vietnam find: “While on the subject of cars in Vietnam, I was contacted some 7/8 years back by an American (still alive) who had found this car but wanted to know more about it. I told him as much of the history and asked him to make further contact. I wrote about it in our magazine but heard no more from the American. He would not say where he or the car was and perhaps if we have someone read PreWarCar from there they may have heard or seen the car.”
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Summer Social gathering under Oak Tree, Vintage Prescott