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Minor day out is a great success




Sunshine helped make the annual West Norfolk Morris Minor Club Rally at Sandringham one of the best ever.

West Norfolk Morris Minor Classic Car Rally at Sandringham Organiser and Tresurer Wendy Horne (front centre) with some of the club members (2465003)
West Norfolk Morris Minor Classic Car Rally at Sandringham Organiser and Tresurer Wendy Horne (front centre) with some of the club members (2465003)

Organisers were thrilled with the turn out, with 48 Morris Minors turning out on Sunday along with a selection of other classics including a Ford Cortina, a Triumph TR250 and a Sunbeam Rapier.

West Norfolk Morris Minor Owners Club Classic Car Rally at Sandringham Bryan Gostling with his Nov 1953 Morris Minor Traveller, the worlds oldest known Surviving Morris Minor Traveller (2465027)
West Norfolk Morris Minor Owners Club Classic Car Rally at Sandringham Bryan Gostling with his Nov 1953 Morris Minor Traveller, the worlds oldest known Surviving Morris Minor Traveller (2465027)

The event, which gives Morris Minor owners a chance to get together and talk with like minded people, also helped raise money for charity.

West Norfolk Morris Minor Classic Car Rally at Sandringham Visitors to the show taking a close look at the cars on display (2465009)
West Norfolk Morris Minor Classic Car Rally at Sandringham Visitors to the show taking a close look at the cars on display (2465009)

This year, for the sixth year running, the rally was supporting the East Anglian Air Ambulance and raised £246.20.

West Norfolk Morris Minor Classic Car Rally at Sandringham Ben Allen with his immaculate Morris Minor 1000, 2 Door 1968 Salon (2465024)
West Norfolk Morris Minor Classic Car Rally at Sandringham Ben Allen with his immaculate Morris Minor 1000, 2 Door 1968 Salon (2465024)

Wendy Horne, the club's treasurer and event organiser, said: "It was a great day, we had one of the biggest turn outs we have had for at least the last 10 years.

West Norfolk Morris Minor Classic Car Rally at Sandringham Time to relax at the show (2465018)
West Norfolk Morris Minor Classic Car Rally at Sandringham Time to relax at the show (2465018)

"We are only a small club so we rely on 'outsiders' to help make the event successful and the sunshine helped encourage more to come along.

West Norfolk Morris Minor Classic Car Rally at Sandringham (2465012)
West Norfolk Morris Minor Classic Car Rally at Sandringham (2465012)

"It was also the RSPCA dog walk taking place and a lot of the people taking part in that came across to have a look and a chat about the cars, which was nice."

West Norfolk Morris Minor Classic Car Rally at Sandringham Picnic packed and ready to go 1950/60's style (2465006)
West Norfolk Morris Minor Classic Car Rally at Sandringham Picnic packed and ready to go 1950/60's style (2465006)


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