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National Rally & BKV 2022 Sponsored by Chris Knott Insurance
Calendar: Events Calendar
Jun 22nd, 2022 to Jun 27th, 2022 10:00 to 12:00
Volvo Owners’ Club 60th Anniversary National Rally & BKV 2022 Sponsored by Chris Knott Insurance
Sunday 26th June 2022

Please make sure you read the important ticketing information at the end of this feature.

The 2022 Volvo Owners’ Club National Rally and BKV (Best Kept Volvo) will be held at the Stratford upon Avon Racecourse CV37 9SE The National was last held here in 2017 and received extremely positive feedback. The main event will be on Sunday June 26th. As usual the Club will be paying for caravan and camping facilities from Wednesday 22nd until mid-day on Monday 27th June 2022. Dave and Jan Ovenden have once again, kindly agreed to act as marshals for caravans and tents, so please report to them on arrival.

Classes for BKV’s 2018

Class 1) PV*
Class 2 )Amazon
Class 3 )1800
Class 4) 140/164
Class 5) 200
Class 6) 300/66*
Class 7) 400
Class 8) 700/900
Class 9) S/V 40 (96-04)
Class10) P1 Platform - C30 (06-13),S40 (04-12) V40 (2013-), V50 (04-12), C70 (06-13).
Class 11) P80 (Phase 1) - 850, C70 (97-05) S/V70/V70XC (97-00).
Class 12) Phase 2 (P2) - S60 (00-09) V70 (00-07), V70XC/XC70 (00-07), S80 (98-06),
XC90 (03-14)
Class 13) Phase 3 - S60 (10-), V60 (10- 2018) , XC60 (09-2017), V70 (07-), XC70 (07-), S80 (07-).
Class 14) SPA - XC90 (14-), S/V90 (16-) XC60 (2017 On) XC 40 2017 on ) V60 (2018-)
Class 15 CMA platform (40 Series 2017-)
Class Non standard

Would any one willing to act as a judge on Sunday please email Bob Isaac with their details.

VOC members wishing to enter their car into the Best Kept Volvo competition should collect an entry form from the Club official at the entrance to the site. You must produce a current VOC membership card to be eligible to enter. A condition of entry of vehicles for judging is that it MUST be road legal and have been driven to the event to qualify.*(If you are not a Club member but wish to join today the fee is £30.00 and you will then be eligible to enter the competition. Please see a Club official to join.)

Please leave the completed entry form on the dash board. The judges will need to access the boot and under bonnet in order to conduct the judging so please leave the car open.*(You are responsible for the security of your property so please do not leave valuables in your car.)*The latest time to enter your car for judging is 1.00pm. Most regrettably if you arrive after that time you will not be able to enter the competition.

If for some reason by 15.00pm you find that your car still has its judging form in it and it appears your car has not to have been judged PLEASE contact a Club official and let them know and we will arrange for it to be judged.

It is anticipated that the raffle draw will take place around 15.30pm followed by the presentation of the awards.

There are number of water taps on the site. Dogs on leads are welcome, please clear up your dogs mess, bring your own water bowl. The usual excellent catering facilities will again be provided by Darren Solly. On the Friday night Paul & Alison Wildmsmith will put on another excellent quiz night for us.

Sunday’s attractions include:

Complimentary hot and cold drinks throughout the day
60th Anniversary gift will be given to all members on arrival
Anniversary Cupcakes in the afternoon
A comprehensive raffle with the chance to win a brand new set of Pirelli Tyres kindly donated by Pirelli, plus lots of other exciting prizes. (Money raised will be donated to Sue Ryder, the Club’s chosen Charity for this year)
Chris Knott, the Club’s insurance partner and sponsor of the trophies will be in attendance.
Sales and Wants Board
Club Merchandice
If you have been a member of the VOC for at least 6 months you can take advantage of the Volvo Affinity scheme when buying a new car.*

The Saturday night sees a return of the very popular ABBA tribute – this time the band will be ‘ABBA Fever’. There will be a very impressive evening meal with a choice of dishes. Please bring your own drink! The cost is only £15 per person and is as usual subsidised by the Club.

Saturday Night Evening Meal Menu

Country Style Pork Pate
Melon Capri – Prawns and melon salad in a flavoured Mayo dressing
Grilled Vegetable Terrine (Vegetarian option)

Main Courses
Coq au vin
Salmon en-croute with lemon sauce
Courgette and Chickpea “No meat Balls” with rich spiced tomato sauce (Vegetarian option)

Dauphinois potatoes and Seasonal Vegetables

Classic lemon Tart
Millefuille with fruit and cream filling.

Numbers for the Saturday night meal and entertainment are limited so please order your tickets and menu choices through Dave and Jan Ovenden by Thursday 16th June in order that numbers can be confirmed with the caterers.

We hope you enjoy the day. If you wish to speak with any of the Club Directors or other officials please go to the membership desk and your enquiry will be dealt with there.

NigelAyling/ Jaki Ragg
Board of Directors
Volvo Owners’Club

National Ticketing and Attendance Information
This is a Volvo Owners’ Club event for Club members, and entry to the Rally and BKV competition is free as in all the previous years on production/proof of current Club membership at the entrance.
The Club has previously always welcomed non-members to the National without any ticketing requirements. This year the Club would still like to welcome non-members but they MUST register and obtain a ticket for themselves and anyone attending with them. There are a limited number of tickets available and these are free granting entrance to the Rally, but do not include the 60th Anniversary Mug, or BKV competition. (Food and drinks can however still be purchased at the venue)
Tickets for non-members can be obtained by visiting:
(Please only register for tickets if you plan to attend) If you decide to upgrade your ticket on the day and join the Club you will be welcome to enter the BKV competition, receive a complimentary burger, drink and anniversary mug.
Nigel Ayling
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