The Club was formed in 1920, solely for motorcycle events, and the first to be held was a Reliability Trial, for which the Cope Cup was presented by the owner of the Pomme D'or Hotel, and then progressed to Hill Climbs, with many venues, prior to settling for the picturesque setting of Bouley Bay.
Sand racing was introduced at Greve d'Azette, and later at St. Brelade's Bay. Millbrook, St. Ouens and West Park were also introduced in which is where the majority of events are now held.
Cars were included in events a few years after the formulation of the Club and the majority of vehicles at that time were sports cars.
The International road Race was held on Victoria Avenue in 1947/48/49/50 and 52 and contrary to belief was not discontinued because of the major accident, but due to the heavy financial burden placed on the Club.
The Club of today, runs in the region of sixty events each year with around 500 members including a healthy number of juniors, who form a big part of the club taking part in motorcycle events from six years old. Safety is paramount, and all events are run under the auspices of Motorsport UK and the Auto Cycle union regulations.
The Club is indebted to all local Authorities for granting permission to run a heavy programme each year, in addition to Normandy Rescue who perform an invaluable service and the club always know they are in safe hands should an incident take place.
Four hill climbs are held annually at Bouley Bay, Trinity on Easter Monday, Liberation Day 9th May, and August Bank Holiday. In addition to these dates, the prestigious National Hill climb will be held on a Wednesday in July and attracts a considerable number of contenders for the British Hill Climb Championship from the Mainland and Guernsey, together with top competitors from Jersey riders and drivers.
Sprints are held on the Five Mile road each year for bikes, cars and karts along with an ever growing number of classic and vintage machines. One of the most popular events is the sprint which takes place at the end December.....a great way to get rid of those extra Turkey pounds!!
Sand Racing is held approximately once a fortnight from April to end of August and includes Junior and Senior motorcycle competitors. The majority of cars are Production cars in classes of 1300cc, 1600cc and 2000cc and also the noisier beach buggies who have proved to be most entertaining and popular with both competitors and spectators alike. Events are held at St. Ouens, West Park and Millbrook sands.
Trials are held regularly during the winter months from October to March and we are grateful to the Landowners for granting permission to use their land. Groups include seniors in Expert, Clubman and Novice and juveniles in various age groups.
Motocross is held on the Sorel headland and eight are scheduled, along with the popular two day event, again attracting Mainland and French competitors, in October.
Special Stage Rallies are organised through the year and the most popular Two Day Jersey rally is held in October on a Friday afternoon/night and Saturday morning/afternoon. Navigational rallies are organised for night time events and Auto Tests are held at Les Brayes Car Park and these prove to be most entertaining.
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