Hello! Welcome to the website of the MkII Cortina Owners Club LTD, the multi-award winning UK based classic car club for all things MkII Cortina. Our primary aim has always been to promote the preservation, interest, and use, of the MkII Cortina in all its forms and variants. We welcome every single MkII Cortina into the club, whether they be concours winners, everyday workhorses, race cars, customised or original, or even in boxes awaiting restoration.
You should find everything you need to know about the club on these pages, but don't hesitate to CONTACT US with any questions you might have. We look forward to meeting you and your MkII Cortina sometime soon.
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13/2/14 As of today, The club is pleased to announce that Graham Orchard has temporarily agreed to step into the vacant Vice Chairman's position.
I am sure all members would like to join the committee in welcoming Graham into the role & thank him for the work he continues to do for the club.
Eddie Newman -Chairman
5/2/14 We are very keen to find the owner of an Aubergine 1600E. Reg. no. VBD 818H. We believe this car to have been stolen and would like to reunite it with its rightful owner as soon as possible.
If you are the owner, or perhaps you know who is, please contact us as a matter of urgency on 07835 936073 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
1/2/14 Indicator no.131 is out! We have ex Chairman H saying goodbye, and new Chairman Eddie says hello. Charles "The Shows" Hanson tells us all about our plans for the forthcoming show season, before reporting from the Classic Motor Show at the NEC back in November. We also have not one, not two, but in fact three articles of MkIIs that the committee are currently working on: Rod "The Spares" Smith reports on his MUF, Ed "The Chair" Newman introduces us to his Savage, and Phil "The Treasurer" Dunk fills us in on recent goings on with his estate. Add in the latest Spares news and some classifieds and there's another fantastic "must have" edition of The Indicator!
24/12/13 As we come to the end of our 25th anniversary year, the committee wishes you a very merry Christmas and a happy new year. Stay safe everyone, we'll see you all in 2014.
4/12/13 All Change! Our Chairman Howard Law has decided to step down slightly earlier than planned and will be replaced by our current Vice Chairman Eddie Newman with immediate effect. The committee would like to take this opportunity to thank Howard for all the work he has done for the Ford Cortina MkII Owners Club over the last 8 years, and wishes him well for the future. See the next edition for The Indicator for more details and letter from Howard
1/12/13 Issue 130 of The Indicator has arrived. Bare Facts comes from our new Vice Chairman Eddie Newman, while Irish member Francis Shanahan tells us about what has happen to FTW 476H in the last few years. Colin Baker, Phil Dunk and German member Hans-Peter Sulser report on some of the shows they have attended this year. Committee members Steve Ainslie and Charles Hanson introduce their latest project MkIIs and Swiss member Jost Wildbolz writes about his August bank holiday weekend spent at the Lotus Festival at Brands Hatch in his ex Team Lotus MkII CTC 14E. You can find more photos from Brands Hatch in our gallery here.
Add in the first details of next years show season from Charles Hanson, some important information from the FBHVC, pub meet news and of course the Motor Mart, its another ram packed edition not to be missed!
17/11/13 Thats the NEC, and indeed our show season, all finished for another year. We'll be back to the shows next year, but in the meantime don't forget both our Surrey and Sussex pub meets continue to take place monthly. See the photos from the NEC in our gallery here.
8/11/13 With less than a week to go we are just about ready for this years Lancaster Classic Motor Show at the NEC. Do come over to stand 18-501 and say hello.
1/10/13 A super-sized issue of The Indicator is published! A record breaking 52 page issue dominated with reports and photos from our 25th anniversary National Rally held at Stratford Race Course just a few weeks ago, see more photos from the weekend here. Also included are details of a committee shuffle with new committee members, and the minutes from the latest committee meeting. Plans for our stand at the forthcoming Lancaster Classic Motor Show at the NEC, other show reports, and much more besides.
8/9/13 We are very pleased to welcome club members Eddie Newman and Oliver Cassell to the committee. Read all about their roles, and a few other committee changes in the forthcoming October issue of The Indicator. We still need more help though, please contact chairman Howard for more details
25/8/13 Swiss club member Jost Wildbolz brought his ex Graham Hill/Jacky Ickx Team Lotus racer to Brands Hatch recently. He was here to take part in the worlds first ever Lotus Cortina only race held to celebrate 50 years of the Lotus Cortina. You will be able to read the full story from Jost in the forthcoming December issue of our club magazine, The Indicator.
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