The club rounds off its show season with a mega meet...
It's good to close the show hardcore even made it up to season with a meet. It's Blackpool for the Annual Ford a chance to chat about Day, although they wished the events attended through they hadn't bothered when the year, and hear about the the rain did its best to wash shows you may not have had them all into the North Sea.
the charce to make it to. The venue for the Mega
FordTorque members mark Meet was chosen for its the passing of the year with central location, and club their Mega Meet.This year, it members travelled from all was held at the Old Irish Harp over the country to attend, in Aldridge, west Midlands Despite the dodgy weather,
- the regular haunt of the there was a massive number
Midlands branch of the club. of cars on display, reflecting
The club's been going since the wide range encompassed
2007 and has gained nearly by FordTorque.
2000 members in that time. "The club is still growing,"
They keep themselves busy says Mark. "In fact, where for a web-based club. The there was once just one year kicked off by celebrating forum, there are now their third anniversary with individual ones for each a dyno shootout at Aldon region. The Mega Meet is the
Automotive. While they were chance to bring all the regions all together, Mark Mercer and together as people probably the team took the opportunity won't see each other again lo hand oul awards lo Ihe until Ihe nexl rolling road people v/ho've made the in March."
biggest contributions to the So with notes compared, club over the year. parts swapped and a bit
The club has also managed of lunch tucked away, the to have a presence at most FordTorque crew parted of the major events through company for another year, the year, including having Mark was chuffed with the respectable stands at Fiesta turnout, and is already looking
In The Park, Ford Fair and forward to another hectic the Classic Ford Show. The year in 2011.
WHO: fordtorque WHERE: aldridge, west mids
WORDS & PHOTOS: GERARD HUGHES
"And this is where I keep my nipple."
FAST FORD FEBRUARY 2011 ÜBE
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