MG Car Club History

This section contains a multi-part series on the history of the MG Car Club UK dating back to 1930. NAMGAR would like to thank the MG Car Club for their permission to reproduce this article.


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Part 13 of this multi-part series, written by Stephen Cox (former MG Car Club Chairman), discusses the release of the MGF and the effect it had on the Club.  Read more


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Part 12 of this multi-part series, written by Tom Gray (past Chairman of the Scottish Centre), discusses the return to Abingdon and the Douglas Mickel Trust.  Read more


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Part 11 of this multi-part series, written by Peter Best, covers the period from 1968 to 1990 when the Club was located away from Abingdon.  Read more


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Part 10 of this multi-part series covers MGs wilderness years and the production of the MG Metro, MG Maestro and MG Montego and is authored by Roger Parker.  Read more


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Part 9 of this multi-part series covers the corporate history of the MG Car Club and is authored by Mike Hawke, past Chairman of the MGCC.  Read more


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Part 8 of this multi-part series of the MG Car Club History covers the period from 1969. Gordon Cobban, who was General Secretary during this period, recounts the independence from British Leyland.  Read more


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Part 7 of this multi-part series of the MG Car Club History covers the late Sixties from 1968 - 1970. Martin Brent was MG Car Club General Secretary…  Read more


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Part 6 of this multi-part series of the MG Car Club History covers the Sixties from 1959 - 1969. Wilson McComb established Safety Fast! in 1959 and subsequently…  Read more


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Part 5 of this multi-part series of the MG Car Club History covers the periods from 1945-1950 and from 1950-1959, the re-birth of the Club following the end…  Read more


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Part 4 of this multi-part series of the MG Car Club History covers the period from 1933-1939 and the growth of the Centres. Alan Hess and ‘Mit’ Harris…  Read more


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Part 3 of this multi-part series of the MG Car Club History covers the early 1930s. Alan Hess was the second Club Secretary. Click here to view Part…  Read more


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We continue with Part 2 of the multi-article series on the History of the MG Car Club UK. This article covers the year 1932 when John Thornley was…  Read more


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The first complete MG Car Club History was compiled by the late Mike Hawke and published in 2000 to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the Club. The book…  Read more