Mallock to celebrate 50 Years
Issued January 16th 2008
sees the unique and famous Mallock marque celebrating its
50th Anniversary, with the founder, Major Arthur Mallock,
having sold the first customer Mallock U2 in 1958.
landmark confirms Mallock as the longest-surviving racing
car manufacturer in continuous production in the United
Kingdom under the same family ownership. This
is a remarkable achievement in one of the world's most financially
volatile and unpredictable business sectors.
Bank Holiday Weekend
celebrate the 50th Anniversary, Mallock cars will provide
the main events and focus of the 750 Motor Club Festival
Weekend on 23rd and 24th August at Silverstone. These
will include a static display, a Mallock ‘allcomers’
race on the Saturday, and a Grand Parade of Mallock cars
past and present on Sunday morning.
main event on Sunday will be The Mallock Club
Gold Trophy; a handicap race which will be
open to any Mallock car from an original Mk.2 to the current
Mk. 35 ‘Synergy’ Clubmans formula cars.
and Ray Mallock, sons of the founder, are making a special
plea to all Mallock owners, including hillclimb and sprint
cars, to bring their cars to Silverstone to race or display.
“The 750 Club has had strong links with Mallock for
over 50 years” says Richard, who currently heads U2
production and sales. “A
magnificent celebration meeting for Arthur’s 75th
birthday was run in 1993 and we would dearly love to surpass
that large turn-out in August.”
show that a very high percentage of the 400 – 500
cars produced are still in existence and many are still
competing and winning on a regular basis. If
you own a Mallock and would like to support what Arthur
Mallock and his sons have created over 50 years for the
enjoyment of the Club competitor, by racing or displaying
your car, please mail Peter
you require any further information about the background
to this release, please mail Martin
Covill, Mallock Club Secretary. The address for the
Mallock Club is: Fairways, Freckenham Road, Worlington,
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. IP28 8SN. Tel: +44 (0)1638 717425.
information from the official Mallock