Record Attendance for Drive It Day in Cumbria
Over 250 cars drive to Dalemain for Wigton Motor Club’s Drive It Day event which traditionally started the season through out the UK with the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs co-ordinating event on the Sunday nearest to St. George’s Day.
There was a wide variety of car from vintage Bentleys Model T Fords and other vintage cars up to enthusiast cars just 20 years old. The weather was bright although there was a cold breeze. Excellent food was served from the Dalemain kitchen.
The event raised over £1250 for Wigton Motor Club’s nominated charities, Hospice at Home (West Cumbria) and Blood Bikes. A spokesman for the Club said they were delighted by the response and that the club had a full programme of events lined up for the season ahead.