Bridlington scooter rally – BSRA statement 

We have just received the statement below from the LCGB and VFM:

“Hello People in Scooter World…

“After general debate at the British Scooter Rallies Association AGM (held at Bridlington), and further discussions between VFM* and the Lambretta Club of Great Britain Committee who are the organisers of the BSRA Trade & Custom Show /Scooter Rally, it has been decided that this event will continue in Bridlington for the forthcoming 2018 Rally Season. After which it will alternate yearly with a venue in the NorthWest.

“This will fulfil a geographical need for a National event in the Northwest, establish a change in the national calendar, and possibly make things a bit more fluid (potentially in the future), even allowing us to return to Bridlington in the Summer months.

“It has been the same team of Scooterists organising this event for 20+ years. We thank everyone for their support, and look forward to a big party at the Spa in 2018 to ring in the changes.”

“LCGB/VFM Scooter Collective”
So folks, we’ll see you in Brid in 2018 – 26-28 October! 

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British Scooter Sports Organisation Provisional Fixture dates for 2017 announced today.

Great news to see that the Anglesey meet coincides with the BSRA National Scooter Rally in Llandudno so, for one weekend at least, we can have our cake and eat it!

2017BSSODates

2017BSSODates

BSSO Dates for your diary

24 March 2017 – Mallory Park Test Day

1 – 2 April 2017 – Croft

15 – 16 April 2017 – Mallory Park

13 – 14 May 2017 – East Fortune, Scotland

4 June 2017 – Snetterton

1 – 2 July 2017 – Cadwell Park

22 – 23 July 2017 – Anglesey

13 August 2017 – Brands Hatch : Festival Italia

19 – 20 August 2017 – Lydden Hill

2 – 3 September 2017 – Croft

23 – 24 September 2017 – Cadwell Park

For more information and any updates head to the BSSO website.

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Ron Moss racing his Supertune Lambretta in the late 60s/early 70s.

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