News & Events

Hear all the latest news from STAR, including important membership updates, new additions to the spares range, information on our upcoming and past events, and more.

STAR Spares update

The Crown Wheel & Pinion set at 3.90:1 ratio for ST90’s is now available. Although this ratio was the standard for non overdrive cars many members are using this ratio with overdrive and have found the car to be more ‘long legged’. If in doubt please talk to any committee member.  

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Thank you

A Big thank you to all members who had noticed my distinct lack of enthusiasm this year, and have cheered me up with their kind words. A full report on our last events will be in Stardust. TA! as we say round here.

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KEN SPARKES BOOK

It’s still not too late for newly joined, or forgetful members to send their details to Ken Sparkes, Sunbeam Talbot Restoration Specialist, for inclusion in his new book about our cars. Please send details of your car, or any car you know about, to Ken Sparkes, 3 Cooks Lane, Sawtry, Cameridgeshire, PE28 5QX

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FHBVC Drive it day

Hello folks, the FHBVC have allocated 5 official venues to take part in this year’s “Drive It Day” on April 26th. One venue is the Lakeland Motor Museum in Cumbria. As our Spring Run hotel is in Cumbria only 35 miles away from the museum, we have arranged to finish our event at the “DO . All […]

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2013 STAR National Rally DVD

If you missed it or just wish to re-live it, the DVD of our last National Rally is now available through our Regalia. You can purchase either on-line via the Regalia page or directly from Paul Walby. This DVD/CD package has been created by STAR member Alan Orpet for the enjoyment of all STAR members […]

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The Rootes Group Story

  John Donegan (STAR) was instrumental  in working with Tunbridge Wells Borough Council and the Hawkhurst Village Society to have a plaque commemorating William Rootes installed on the premises known as “Rootes House” in the village of Hawkhurst in Kent. This house and shop front location is where William Rootes first set up his business […]

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