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Welcome to the Lancashire Automobile Club

Front Cover of an Original Programme for the 1954 Whittaker Trophy Night Rally, Organised by The Lancashire Automobile Club

Established in 1902 the LAC is one of the oldest motoring clubs in the UK dedicated to the interests of motorists in the region.

Organising both motoring and social events, the LAC has something for everybody, from touring assemblies to flat out sprint events.

Please have a look around our website.  We're sure you'll find something of interest.

The Annual Manchester to Blackpool Car Run

The Manchester to Blackpool Car Run is open to all cars manufactured before 31st December 1981, although the organisers may allow 'interesting' cars manufactured after that date to take part.

Our next run is on the 8th June 2014.

An Evening with Stuart Turner - SOLD OUT

The Lancashire Automobile Club is delighted to present An Evening with Stuart Turner in aid of the Help Woody Fund.

The 6 day Highland Run 2013 By Clive Randall

What a year, what a fantastic summer. In fact so good that the spring supplying our place with water in the lowlands of Scotland dried up in September for the first time in 10 years. But it was a price worth paying

Highland 3 Day Classic Tour 2013 by Maggi Byford

This event is called '3 Day' and the Clark of the course and chief organiser is Mike Raven a Healey man from Preston. But as lots of participants from the lower half of England need a day or 2 to get to the start, which is usually north of Glasgow or Edinburgh this year near Perth, Mike does a Day 0 starting just north of the border from Lockerbie for those who wish to lengthen their tour. Although participating cars are ceremoniously flagged away from the hotel in the mornings, this is a non-competitive touring event, with no timing. There are optional test devised by John Wadsworth ether an auto test in a suitable car park or a navigation section using OS landranger maps, where you find code boards or via boards on the correct route for those who like a challenge and the self-satisfaction of finding the correct route. But by far the best aspect of the event is the open roads little or no traffic and fantastic scenery in the remoter highlands and shore regions, not to mention the excellent lunch halts where the organisers take pains to ensure there are special local choices on the buffet. Not forgetting a good, convivial bunch of participants.
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News and Events

Cars outside the Midland Hotel. Coast to Coast 2014.

12 Jul 2014
Coast to Coast 2014
The Coast to Coast, 2014 event regulations and entry form are now available.

Manchester to Blackpool Start

8 Jun 2014
Manchester to Blackpool Classic Car Run 2014
Regulations and Entry Forms are now available for this year’s Manchester to Blackpool. We are again starting from the recently revamped Worsley Old Hall just by junction 13 of the M60 to head north through Bolton and into the moors with some more route changes ahead this year. Click the title to read more...

Map mayhem at the Fellsman

17 May 2014
2014 Fellsman Classic Tour
Entry forms and regulations are now available for The Fellsman Classic Tour 2014 which this year takes place on Saturday 17th May. Click the title to read more...

St. Georges Day Run

27 Apr 2014
St George's Day Run 2014
The Lancashire Automobile Club is pleased to announce this year’s St Georges Day Run which is part of the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs annual event. Click the title to read more...

23 Apr 2014
An Evening with Stuart Turner
The Lancashire Automobile Club is delighted to present An Evening with Stuart Turner in aid of the Help Woody Fund.

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