Welcome to Leewood
We are a family friendly motor club and the only Autograss club in the Manchester area. If you are interested in joining us as a racer or a social member come along to our monthly meeting(very informal) at the White Lion in Heywood (OL10 4NS). These are normally held on the first Monday of the month.
Leewood Autograss club are actively seeking advertisers or sponsorship for the 2020 season. If you would like to advertise in one of our programmes or sponsor one of our race meetings please get in touch to discuss the options available.
Well We have a opportunity to promote LEEWOOD at a CARS and COFFEE meet in March its at CITY airport (BARTON) from 9 am to 1 pm its Sunday the 8th we hope to have up to 6 racers on show.They have lots of car people visit each event, hundreds on occasions.
Before that in the next couple of weeks we are having a photo shoot jointly with local Ford dealer OMC,watch our facebook and of course this page.
Again we can have a display at the Wythenshawe shopping center just minutes from our track that will be on Saturday 4th of April,We are set to hold our first race meeting of the season the following weekend we will need up to 6 race cars for the display please.Last year there was lots of interest from locals who knew nothing about Leewood or Autograss.
In July we can attend a classic car show in Rochdale promoted by the local Rotary club that is on the 26th its a Sunday there will be lots to see and do.Again we hope to have up to 6 racers present.We have supported this event previously and lots of interest was shown.
These are excellent chances to promote Autograss and LEEWOOD .If you can attend in March or July even just to show your face for an hour please do.If you want to display your racer let us know asap.
TIPS FOR NEW RACERS
Always buy the best safety kit you can afford
Make sure whoever is going to race the car practices getting out from either side it could help in an emergency
Again each driver must be comfortable when strapped in ,not stretching to reach the
pedals or being to close to the steering wheel.
practice practice wherever you can.
never just jack your racer up without using supports stands before getting underneath,
have a pre race check list and go through it BEFORE you leave home.
Of course these are just a few tips there are many more.
Are having test day on the 15th of March. NASA have made it clear LEEWOOD racers can attend .If you want to take your racer it is a TARMAC track 380 metres and the track will be open from 10am till about 3 30 .£25 per car with a £10 charge for an extra driver .Spectators get in FREE Register through our facebook before the end of February. 6 LMC members have already registered. It might be your best chance to try your racer for the foreseeable future.