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MSA commemorates Motor Clubs` centenaries
The MSA commissioned a special Centenary Club Award and invited representatives of the 11 MSA clubs who have already celebrated their centenaries to Motor Sports House to be presented with these special awards by Alan Gow, MSA Chairman, and Colin Hilton, MSA Chief Executive.

It is envisaged that the Centenary Club Award will be used by the receiving club, at its discretion, either as a commemorative award or as a special award for occasional or annual presentation.

Clubs who have celebrated their centenary to date (with the anniversary year) are as follows:
Lincolnshire Louth Motor Club (2000), Midland Automobile Club (2001), Motor Cycling Club (2001), Liverpool Motor Club (2002), Lancashire Automobile Club (2002), Stockport Motor Club (2003), Coventry & Warwickshire Motor Club (2004), Sheffield & Hallamshire Motor Club (2004), Middlesex County Automobile Club (2005), Darlington & District Motor Club (2005) and Cheltenham Motor Club (2006). Among the forthcoming anniversaries are Plymouth Motor Club in 2008 and Aberdeen & District Motor Club in 2009.

Colin Hilton, MSA Chief Executive, said:
"A centenary is a magnificent achievement and it is fitting that these anniversaries are properly commemorated. The MSA offers its congratulations to everyone involved with these clubs and sends best wishes for the next 100 years!"

Image shows the oldest MSA Club, the Lincolnshire Louth Motor Club (formed in 1900) receiving their Centenary Club Award (left to right) Colin Hilton, MSA Chief Executive; Ken Marsh, LLMC Vice Chairman; John Wilkinson, LLMC Chairman; Alan Gow, MSA Chairman, all overseen by the photograph of the MSA Council President, HRH Prince Michael of Kent. Image courtesy of Tunc Sengun, www.hpcimages.co.uk.

Further images of each individual club are available on request from the MSA.

Release MSA07-071: 26 November 2007

No regulatory value: for information purposes only