MINUTES- May PMSC business meeting

PMSC Business Meeting May 23, 2018


  1. Call to Order: 19:16          10 members 1 guest present
  2. Reports
  3. Cob Web Solo: (Douro) 16 entrants (2 new, 8 members)   8 runs each
  4. Spring Run Off: 15 Entries


  1. Upcoming Events
    1. Watch Winder Rally June 3:  Start Captains Table Hastings
    2. Watch Winder Solo June 4: Sir Sanford Fleming College Parking Lot
    3. Rally Cross:             Aug 11,          15,       Oct 27

Burnt River Off-Road Park

$500 for road improvement work-  M:      P Gulliver  S:      D Demers     Carried

  1. New Items:
    1. Canopy: Purchased from P Watt $100
    2. Generator: Honda Inverter purchased from Trent Valley Honda –Thanks Mike
    3. Poker Run Fun Rally: June 27  A. Cabardos     Start in Bewdley.
  1. GPS Rally Volunteer needed

5  Golf/Scrabble/Mystery Rally:  Dan Demers

  1. Meeting Adjourned


PMSC will be hosting Rally Cross events at Burnt River Off Road Facility  on Saturday Aug 11th, September 15th and October 27th.
The web site for the event is http://pmscrally.com/rx/
After being posted on Face Book Friday June 8th, we had 5 sign-ups to enter.
This RX has an allowed entry of 20 Competitors   Future events will allow more but as this is our first RX in many years we need to learn, so it will also be a training ground for workers
Several members have indicated that they planned on entering I suggest that they do that NOW!!!!
Ice Race vehicles could be good starter cars
 We also need a number of people to help both day of and Prior to event signing up via http://pmscrally.com/rx/workers/   would help greatly
We have a need for both HAM operators and those who are not.   We need a minimum of 12 people to help.
Unfortunately, unlike Solo, cannot do Run /Work.
Any questions please contact me


The Peterborough Motor Sports Club Presents:    

The 2018 “Watch Winder” Rally.

Sunday, June 3rd, 2018


Start/Finish: The Captain’s Table

8 Front St. East,

                 Hastings, Trent Hills, ON    44.3095156/-77.9559648

This is a very basic beginner’s navigational rally (NO tricks) of about 70 kilometers (about 1.5 hours).

Nearly 100% scenic paved roads in beautiful Northumberland County!!


REGISTRATION:  13:00   CAR #1:  14:01

MEAL & AWARDS AT 15:30-16:00-ISH


From Hwy 401, Exit 474 CR 45 north appx 40km to Hastings. Right on Front after swing bridge.

Hwy 7 from the east, Take CR 45 south in Norwood. About 9km to Hastings. Left on Bridge. Left on Front.

Hwy 7 From the West, Take CR 38 south to CR 2 then east 14 kms to Hastings. Right on Bridge. Left on Front.

Tell us you are coming:   pete.gulliver@nexicom.net

First PMSC Rally Event of 2018 April 28th.

MARCH 26, 2018  –  The first warm weather competition of the 2018 Peterborough Motor Sports Club schedule is the annual Spring Run Off Rally on Saturday, April 28th.

The three to four hour event, run on public roads at below posted speed limits, will start and finish in Cobourg.  There will be three classes of instructions: Expert, for experienced teams, Novice, for less experienced teams and a Touring Class for those out for an afternoon drive with very elementary introductory instructions.

The event starts and finishes at the Home Plate Restaurant, 955 Elgin Street West, Cobourg, Ontario.

Registration opens at 9:30am. Car “0” at 11:00 am.  Appx. 200 kilometres.

The Spring Runoff is part of the Ontario Road Rally Championship series sanctioned by Rally Sport Ontario.

Contact:  Louis Cabardos  l.cabardos@gmail.com   905-376-0591



PMSC Members Collect Awards at RSO Banquet.

PETERBOROUGH – March 24, 2018  – Kudos to four PMSC members who took away awards at the 2017 Rally Sport Ontario (RSO) Awards Luncheon held Saturday at Bakers Hill Banquet Centre.
Left to right: Louis Cabardos of Cobourg finished third navigator in the Expert Class of the Ontario Road Rally Championship (ORRC). His son Alain collected the Second Driver Award in the Expert Class.
Matt Ballinger of Oshawa took home three awards in the Ontario Performance Rally Championship (OPRC); The Novice Driver Award, Second Driver in the 4WD Production Class and Third Overall Driver. Not present was Phillipe Benoit of Montreal who won the Third Place Driver Award in the Two Wheel Class.
The next ORRC event is the Spring Runoff Rally on April 28th organized by PMSC. The next OPRC event is the Lanark Highlands Forest Rally on May 5th hosted by the Ottawa Sports Car Club.


Final Events 2018 Schedule

April 22 – Cobweb Solo – Douro     CANCELLED – RESCHEDULED TO MAY 13TH

April 28 – Springs Runoff Rally – Cobourg
May 27 – Watch Winder Solo – SSFC
June 3 – Watch Winder Rally – Hastings
June 17 – Speed Weekend Solo – K.D.
June 27 – GPS Rally – TBD
July 22 – Mid Summer Solo – K.D.
July 25 – Poker Rally – TBD
Aug 22 – Golf Rally – TBD
Aug 26 – Dog Days Solo – K.D.
Sept 16 – Fall Ball Rally – TBD
Sept 23 – Fall Ball Solo – SSFC
Oct 14 – Last Chance Solo – SSFC
Oct 21- Pres Prize Rally – P.E.C.


All are the Fourth Wednesday of each month.
Dinner 6:00pm   Meeting 7:00pm
The Souvlaki Pit, 75 George Street North, Peterborough

February 28th
March 28th
April 25th
May 23rd
June 27th – Fun Rally night #1 (Off site start/finish)
July 25th -Fun Rally night #2 (Off site start/finish)
August 22nd – Fun Rally night #3 (Off site start/finish)
September 26th
October 24th
December (at the call of the President)