Cambrian Mountain Tour - Thank You

What an event!

Sunday 19th May saw the inaugural running of the Cambrian Mountain Tour, where 50 entrants started outside the Eskomel Hotel at 9:30am, and headed toward Tal-Y-Lan for a lunch break at the Ty'n-Y-Cornell Hotel, enjoying the excellent views on a wonderfully sunny day. The 50 entrants then left back to Llanwrtyd Wells, arriving out are sponsor the Belle Vue Hotel around 5:30pm. 

Everyone arrived back with smiles on their faces having had a great day out, collecting their participants award on the way. The event would like to thank our sponsors, The Belle-Vue Hotel, Rally Marketing, LW Factors and Hawktech, for their support in helping us get the event of the ground. Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Bracken Trust and Wales Air Ambulance. The organising will announce 2020 plans soon. 

Links to photos of the event: 

Winner Photos

Black Mountains Media

RallySport Media


Cambrian Mountains Tour

Finals & Entry List: 

Final Instructions

Entry List - Updated!


Welcome to the Cambrian Mountains Tour 2019.

This brand new event will be open to all as part of celebrations during 2019 to mark the 50th anniversary of Epynt Motor Cub. Proceeds from which will be donated to Wales Air Ambulance and other motorsport charities yet to be decided. The tour will start opposite what was the Askomel Hotel, which was the original home of Epynt Motor Club when it was founded in 1969. From there, we will provide a route for a relaxed tour along classic roads and amid beautiful scenery, with a sociable and tasty lunch included. The event will require simple navigation using OS maps. There will be no timing element. We would like to thank in advance our sponsors:

  •  Rally Marketing 
  •  The Belle Vue Hotel, Llanwrtyd Wells
  •  Hawktech 
  •  LW Factors

Supplementary Regulations

Entry Form

April Activities

It's been a busy few days for Epynt Motor Club, with Jon & Ryan's Navscatter on Thursday and the Autotest today. Overall both events were thoroughly enjoyed, and had a great turn out. 👍

The navscatter was joint with Brecon Motor Club in Llyswen, which hosted 12 crews plotting their way around Map 160, the event was won by Brian Jones & Michael Hardwick in the Experts and Alex Davies & Robert Davies. 🥂🏆

Today's autotest was quite dusty creating some tricky condition for the 14 finishing crews in Crychan. 1st Overall was Ben Davies following a 2-year break from autotesting. 1st Rear Wheel Drive was Richard Jones, 1st Standard Production Glen Duckett, 1st Novice Alun Price. 🏁🎖

Navscatters are now on the summer break, with the next round on the 11th October.
The next Autotest will be on the 30th May. - Check out our events page for more details.


Charity Presentation From 2018 Events

Epynt Motor Club's D.G Jones Agri Powys Lanes Rally has donated £2,000 to Credu Carers and The Bracken Trust, receiving £1,000 each. The Old Forge Garage Mewla Rally donated a further £500 to The Bracken Trust. Both events had a successful year and were able to donate so of their profits to local charity, and look forward to further successes in 2019

2018 Awards Dinner

Saturday 9th February saw Epynt Motor Club come together to celebrate all its winners from the 2018 championships, to see and download photos from the evening please check out our Facebook page:

The evening commenced with an Unofficial Award Ceremony hosted by Brian & Kate Jones, the awards were given out to those who have made notable efforts throughout the year. Neil Wozencraft was awarded the ‘Bad Penny Award’ as during the Powys Lanes he manned so many controls he kept turning up ‘like a bad penny’. Jon Hawkins & Ryan Davies were awarded the ‘Hedge-Cutting Award’ for their recent poor attempts at cutting a hedge. Kieran Price was Awarded ‘Mop of the Year’ as Brian was jealous of Kieran’s hairstyle (unfortunately he decided to have a haircut especially for the Award Dinner). Jamie Pickup was awarded ‘Considerate Driver of the Year’.

Alun Probert was given ‘Worst Timer Keeper’ Award for his continued effort to have a delayed arrive at events and meetings, Alun was delighted to accept the award and said, ‘As Chairman I like to arrive and get on with the meeting, as such arriving just after the due start time means we can crack on’. Ceri Davies was awarded ‘Forgotten What a Finish Line looks Like’ after having an unfortunate year of only seeing start lines. We wish his luck changes.

Following a lovely dinner courtesy of the Belle Vue Hotel, Alun & Julie started the night with a short logo quiz enjoyed by everyone. This was swiftly followed by the actual Awards Ceremony, where by all the various winners of awards from the 2018 championships were awarded, if you are interested in looking at the 2018 Roll of Honour, please see the Annual Newsletter:

The highlight of the night was the awarding of the club’s three perpetual awards, given for recognisable services to the club. This Year the Ladies Award was given to Sophie Harper, Alun stated the Awards Committee decided Sophie was the chosen recipient of this award for 2018 for her continued commitment to the club and working hard behind the scenes in role within the club and its events. Sophie said afterwards, ‘I am very surprised and grateful to be given the [Ladies] award, Having a toddler and with Dan also committed to the club has thrown up challenges, which we have overcome with the help and support of our family and friends within the club.’

The Ian Davies Memorial Trophy for Under 30’s was awarded to Daniel Harper for his services to the club Alun commented that that Daniel has been around the club for a number of years, despite being so young and has taken on a number roles, despite taking a step back this year to focus on his family and work commitments, he continues to be dedicated and spending time work and representing the club behind the scene’s’ Daniel later commented that he did not expect to receive the award this year, and is thankful for being chosen, it means a lot to have the hard work put into the club recognised. ‘Whilst I am taking some time out this year to focus on other matters, this is by no means an end to my work for the club and it’s events – I’ll still be sat in the background working hard when I can’

The most prestigious Club Person of the Year Award was awarded to Emma Lewis, who has only been a member for a short while has thrown herself into the club and has got involved at all corners, making herself well known and dependable. Emma has taken on several roles over the years and always done them to the highest standard. Emma tearfully stated ‘I couldn’t do this without all of you’ whilst accepting the award in a state of disbelief.


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