With the blessing of the founder of Slowly Sideways, ace rally photographer Reinhard Klein, the British section of that organisation has re-formed under new direction. At a meeting in Cannock on May 9th, a new committee was elected under the chairmanship of Steve Rockingham.

Slowly Sideways is a highly respected, informal international association of collectors and owners of historically important rally cars who are prepared to use their cars in demonstrations on rallies and other events in a rallying context.

For many years now, Slowly Sideways has enabled spectators on a variety of European rallies, including WRC events like Deutschland and Catalunya, to see a live cavalcade of rallying history. Many of the cars owned and driven by the membership are ex-works cars or cars of the period with a rallying CV.

The aim of Slowly Sideways is to encourage the active conservation and restoration of rally cars from past years and to emulate the historic racing fraternity by keeping them in working condition.

However, demonstration rather than competition is their guiding principle. The new committee hopes to increase substantially the opportunities within Britain for members to drive their cars in rallying conditions and capture the interest of spectators with a glimpse of the varied technology existing in rallying’s past.

The new Slowly Sideways committee comprises Steve Rockingham, Mark Sharratt, Alan Watkins, Brian Barlow and John Davenport.

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