27th September 2016

Rallyday 2016

Somerset RSOC attenned this years Castle Combe Rallyday. M-Sport drivers Eric Camilli and Elfyn Evans helped to promote the M-Sport Edition Fiestas

20th September 2016

Somerset RSOC attends Ford fest

Somerset RSOC joined WRC Team M-Sport displaying the Fiesta M-Sport Edition at Ford Fest held at Santa Pod raceway in Podington, Bedfordshire.

6 July 2015

Ford RS Owners show at Castle Combe

The Somerset RSOC joined Ford RS owners at castle Combe when they attended with Permashine and their new joint venture M-Sport Store stand selling M-Sport endorsed car accessories. Also on show was the Ex Ford PR Ford Focus World Rally car .


3rd August 2014 - Ford Fair Show



21st September 2013 - RallyDay Castle Combe


29 July 2013 - Classics in the Castle Sherborne 2013



7 July 2013 - Bristol/Swindon RS Show Castle Coombe 2013


18 August 2012 - RallyDay, Castle Combe

20 club members attended this years RallyDay at Castle Combe

12 August 2012 - Silverstone to the Ford Fair Show

Members Trevor Hawkins, Steve Gerrard, Colin & James Harrison plus Doug Stirling travelled to Silverstone to the Ford Fair Show

15 July 2012 - Classics, Sherborne Castle

Club’s newest & youngest member attends Sherborne Classics in the Castle

Young Kelsey joined her father Stuart and mum Club secretary Katie on the club stand at Sherborne castle July 15th.

7 July 2012 - RS day Castle Combe

RS Owners day 7th July at Castle Coombe

24 June 2012 - Oxford RS Show

Oxford RS Show at Cotswold Wildlife Park


RallyDay 2012

Rallyday is thrilled to announce that 2003 World Rally Champion Petter Solberg will make his very first appearance at the UK’s Premier Rally Car Show at Castle Combe Circuit this year on Saturday August 18 2012.

Solberg, who is one of the WRC’s biggest names, will pilot the Castrol Edge sponsored Ford World Rally Team Fiesta RS WRC car at the annual event.

The Norwegian, who is currently second in the 2012 FIA World Rally Championship, 18 points behind Sébastien Loeb, has had a great start to the season and has finished on the podium in three of the five events.

Petter commented: “I’m really looking forward to attending Rallyday 2012. Everybody knows how passionate I am about this sport, and to be surrounded by so many legendary cars and drivers will just be awesome! I also can’t wait to put on a spectacular show for the fans in my Ford Fiesta RS WRC. It looks like being a really fantastic day.”

28th April 2012 - Action Day, Castle Combe

A damp start to the show year. The club started of the 2012 show season with 10 members attending Action day at Castle Combe race circuit.


17th September 2011 - Castle Combe Rally Day

Somerset RSOC club members were at Rally Day 2011 at Castle Combe race circuit. Their cars were on display next to the WRC M-Sport Ford Fiesta driven by Matthew Wilson fresh from his equal career best of 4th place in the WRC Rally Australia.

29th August 2011 - Fordsport show on Weston Lawns

The Somerset RSOC was out in in force at the Fordsport show on Weston Super Mare’s beach lawns. The event is held to raise much needed funds for a local Young Carers Charity which in these difficult financial times are facing 40% cuts.

The show attracted 100’s of different Fords all of ages the star Attraction being the Ex Brooklyn Rally Ford Sierra Cosworth which was once driven by F1’s Great Ayton Senna.



Castle Sherborne 2011


Ford fair Silverstone 2011

Tanock Ford Open Day 2011


Bristol & Swindon RS day Castle Combe 2011

17th April 2011 - Spring Performance day

The Somerset RSOC enjoyed the sunshine at the Spring Performance day hosted by Castle Coomb in Wiltshire, the paddock was busting at the seams with car clubs including the Somerset RS owners club.

Track action kept the spectators attention all day .

Sat 18th September 2010 - Rally Day at Castle Combe Racing Circuit

Clubs members were responsible for the presentation of Ken Block’s WRC M Sport Ford Focus, sponsored by Monster Energy Drinks. The car formed an important part of the day for the spectators and had 5 demonstration runs on the circuit driven by WRC driver Jari Matti Latvala, much to the spectators delight.

The Somerset RS Club had show cars on display and the Rally Sport West and there were 2 Permashine sponsored rally cars on display. All 4 cars created much interest amongst the many enthusiasts who see the see Rally Day as a key event for the calendar.

Trevor Hawkins, of the Somerset RSOC commented “ We really enjoy Rally Day at Castle Combe and it gives our customers new and old the chance to see our products, and how they make the cars stand out from the crowd . . . “


Sun 29th August 2010 - Ford Sport South West Car Show, Weston-super-Mare,

Special Guest judge, Mike Brewer, the motor mad television presenter judged the best cars at the event along with Trevor Hawkins, of the Somerset RSOC. The event saw 200 approx Ford vehicles on show, both modern and classic, and was attended by various Owners Clubs and enthusiasts from throughout the South West.

Permashine donated the awards for the event and a Charity Raffle prize of a Permashine Application.

Trevor Hawkins commented “The club is proud to be associated with the event for the 4th consecutive year, most importantly as the event is in aid of the Young Carers Service based at Crossroads in Weston-super-Mare”.

8th August 2010 - Somerset RSOC at Silverstone

The Somerset RSOC headed off to the largest Ford show in Europe “ FordFair 2010” held at the famous Silverstone racing circuit.

13th June 2010 - Somerset RSOC on show at Tregedar

The clubs show cars were on display at the recent 30th annual Classic Rally at Tredegar House near Newport where hundreds of various cars from

Numerous decades were shown by their enthusiast owners

31st August 2009 - Ford Show

The Somerset RSOC was at the Ford Sport show on Weston Super Mare’s seafront promenade, sponsoring the show & shine competition with 20 owners receiving awards, the show attracted well over 200 varying Fords from a 1960’s ex police Zephyr , American Mustang drag strip racer, Group B RS200 rally car through to the latest RS Focus, the show provided a welcome attraction for the town on a busy August Bank holiday with thousands of visitors taking in the exhibition of cars.

6th July 2009 - Castle Combe

The Somerset RSOC show cars created plenty of interest at the recent Ford RS owners show at Castle Combe race circuit near Chippenham.

This premier show now in its 14th year attracts the very best quality show cars and thousands of spectators.

7th June 2009 - Goodwood

The Somerset RSOC attended the recent Supercar Breakfast Club meeting at the famous Goodwood circuit in Surrey.

The club's latest show car the Focus RS was chosen by the organizers to be displayed in a prime position along the pits straight alongside such cars as an Aston Martin Vantage and Rolls Royce Phantom Convertible.

The meeting was very well attended by enthusiasts..

6th April 2009 - Goodwood Breakfast Club

RSOC members attended the Goodwood Breakfast club at the famous historic Goodwood Motor Circuit in West Sussex. Hundreds of classic and performance cars descended on the circuit for a Sunday breakfast. The Focus RS show car was fortunate to be parked within the famous “stable” garages where in the past the likes of Jim Clark’s Lotus and Jackie Stewart’s Tyrell have garaged.