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Sun May 08
Ebor Saab Penshaw Monument Run
Sun May 08 @19:00 - 10:30PM
Lancashire Saab August Monthly Meet
Sun May 22 @08:15 - 05:00PM
Berks Hants & Oxon Convoy to Swedish Day
Sun May 22 @10:00 - 05:00PM
Swedish Day 2016
Sun May 29 @14:00 - 04:00PM
Essex Group Monthly Meet

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  • Who was Erik Carlsson?

    Erik Carlsson

     

     

    Many new members to the Club ask the same question -  “Who is Erik Carlsson?”  I suppose a lot of people who were not around in the 60s have never heard of him even though this giant of a man is often referred to as “Mr SAAB”.

    Erik was born in 1929 in Trollhattan, Sweden, not far from the SAAB factory, but at that time the factory was only producing aircraft. Erik was 20 when production of the first SAAB cars started.  His first passion was motorbikes, he bought a Norton 500 new when he was 18 from Nystrom’s where he was working. Pelle Nystrom was the Norton importer for Sweden. At weekends he took part in hillclimbs, motorcross, road racing and, during the winter, ice track racing.

     
  • Motorsport

    The SAAB Owners Club recognises the importance of the Motorsport heritage of the marque and provides sponsorship to those members of the club who are competing in Motorsport at various levels.

    SAAB cars have been competing in motorsport since the early days of production. Many successes were achieved through drivers such as Club President, Erik Carlsson. This success continues today through Club competitors.

    Club members are competing in, Historic Road Rallies, Historic Stage Rallies, Classic Runs, Sprints, Hillclimbs and many other forms of the sport.

    For more information on the Club activities in Motorsport contact Richard Simpson

     

    Click HERE for details of the Club Sponsorship Scheme.

    Who is Erik Carlsson? - Click HERE to find out.

     

Local Branches

  • South Yorkshire Saab

    South Yorkshire Saab currently do not have regular meetings but please contact Keith Long for any information of any Saab related events.

    Contact: Keith Long

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  • North of Scotland

    Although there is no formal Branch currently in operation, Largly as a result of the sheer geographical spread of members across this area!

    There are no regular meetings but there is usually an  SOC 'presence' at gatherings organised by other clubs, motor museums or advertised on web forums (such as UKSaabs or Saab V4 Web).

    The dates known so far for 2016 at which we will aim to be represented are:

    • 24th Apr    'Drive It Day' 2016  - run organised by the Highland Classic Motor Club to support FBHVC Drive It Day 2016. Meet at the V8 Cafe, Inverness for 11am departure. Coffee stop en route followed by onward run to a lunch venue. Destination tbc.
    • 1st May     Forres Theme Day
    • 21st May   Rotary Club of East Sutherland Classic Car Tour, Dornoch
    • 22nd May  Grampian Transport Museum, Alford, Aberdeenshire - "How Many Left" event for 'nearly classic' vehicles with fewer than 500 examples on the road
    • 29th May   Vintage Day, Highland Folk Museum, Newtonmore
    • Aug  (date tbc)  Historic Wheels Vintage Car Rally, Brodie Castle, Morayshire
    • 21st Aug   Royal Deeside Speed Festival, Kincardine Castle, Kincardine O'Neil, Aberdeenshire - the event will be based around a speed hillclimb with a range of high quality trade stands and motoring attractions which complement the event.
    • 4th Sept    Grantown on Spey "Motor Mania"

     

    Should anyone wish to hook up with other Saab enthusiasts in the North of Scotland please contact:

    Derek Darnell

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  • East Sussex Saab

    East Sussex Saab is run by its members, for its members.

    Come and join us at our meet and chat with like minded individuals about all things Saab.

    We meet every month at different location so please check the events calendar or our website.

    Contact: Toby Field

    Telephone: 01323 651032

    Website: www.eastsussexsaab.co.uk

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Contact Us

Please use the form for general enquires about the club.  For specific Saab related enquiries it may be quicker to contact the appropriate Saab Registrar. For membership related issues please email membership@saabclub.c.uk 

If your question is not specifically related to the club itself please give your membership number.  We are unable to respond to general questions from non-members.

 

 

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