National Vintage Tractor & Engine Club

Nottinghamshire Group No 14: Formed 1971

Incorporating The Vintage Fordson Owners Club Founded 1966

The Club that caters for the Vintage Tractor and Engine Enthusiast and Collector in the East Midlands

Latest News 17-9-2018

Press Release

New Tractor Drive (Road Run)A new tractor road run with a difference is being planned for Sunday 14thApril 2019. With the exception of 317 metres on a minor road, the remaining 20 miles or so will be on private roads and lanes. Colin and Kathleen Holwell have worked hard to gain permission for the (Tractor Drive' to go through the amazing Burghley Park, then through the grounds of RAF Wittering, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, which is still a fully functional active Royal Air Force base and is the main operating base and headquarters for RAFA4 Force and is a major Station for flying training, and then back through splendid Burghley Estate. The (Drive' will encounter parkland, dirt roads and the internal boundary of RAFWittering, only once touching a public highway. The day will commence with arrival from 8.00 am on the Sunday ready for a 9.45 am start, meeting at George Farm, Wothorpe, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PEg 3JP. Tractors pulling official trailers will be available for spectators to join in the (Drive'. There will also be Limo transport from George Farm to the is" century Burghley House close to Stamford with discounted entry for anyone not interested in going on the (Drive'. This will be a great chance to visit this historic grade property and Estate. A BBQand other refreshments will be available and all funds raised will be split between R.A.B.1.and Evergreen Care Trust. There are two major stipulations for entrants taking part in the 'Tractor Drive' whether a driver or an official passenger. RAFWittering, due to security reasons will need to see some form of personall.D. either a current passport,driving license or any other current photo 1.0.The second being, no trailers or equipment behind tractors please and definitely no passengers apart from on seats fitted by the tractor manufacturer. Any make or model of tractor from vintage to 2019 so long as it is road legal and on rubber tyres will be most welcome. Entries from one make tractor clubs or general tractor clubs as well as any tractor enthusiast or anyone associated with agriculture are being encouraged to join the 'Tractor Drive' at a cost of £5 per person, £10 per tractor. For further details

Please contact Colin Holwell on 07977 142011 or 01780 751291.

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updated  30th Oct 2018