MX-5 Owners Club Yorkshire Ridings
Our motto is Yorkshire Ridings “we’re having a laugh!” and that’s exactly what we are about. Although our geographical footprint group North, East and West Yorkshire, all others are welcome, so please feel free to explore our site. Come and see who’s who, who drives what, what we get up to and where. We welcome all models from imported Eunos & Miata’s, right through the UK Spec range of Mk1 to Mk4 and the new RF.
The club has an excellent photographic archive which can be found at the club’s NEW photographic site SmugMug. Follow the link below.
We will be encouraging members to post their own images and video to the site. If you have any queries then contact Dave Thistlethwaite as he has put in a huge amount of effort to move the archive from Magix, to this new site.
Yorkshire Ridings area owners club – is it for me?
If you have any questions about joining the club, you are welcome to come and “Try before you buy” at any of our events. Just choose an event and let our Area Coordinators (AC) know that you wish to come along. They will answer any questions you have related to the event or the club in general.
If you would like to discuss membership please email our Joint Area Coordinator Keith Coutts at
Why join the MX-5 Owners Club?
Driving and owning a Mazda MX-5 is a special experience, so it makes sense to join a club that supports both you and your 5.
Our members enjoy a wide range of benefits to enhance the MX-5 ownership experience for just £35 a year plus joining fee, take a look at our levels of membership here. MX-5 owners are a diverse bunch and our club is tailored to suit owners of all types. From on track and motorsport experiences to local area meets and international tours and drives our members have the opportunity to experience their MX-5 to the fullest.
To join follow this link
About the Owners Club
Established in 1994 the MX-5 Owners Club has grown to be one of the World’s largest owners clubs for drivers and enthusiasts of the World’s bestselling sports car*. The aims of the Club have always been to promote the use and enjoyment of the MX-5, encourage safe driving, create a friendly environment where MX-5 owners can meet and exchange knowledge, ideas and experiences. The Club is a Limited company, administered by volunteers and governed by an elected National Committee (see below).
UK Club Network
The Club has over 30 Areas covering the whole of the UK. One of the Club’s greatest strengths is the network of Area Coordinators who help to organise and coordinate member meetings, runs, track days, social gatherings and Club events. The Areas also publish newsletters that are distributed to their local members. Up-to-date information and links on forthcoming local and national events are available through the Club’s website and forum. Overseas, the Club enjoys strong links with many other MX-5 clubs in Europe and beyond. Many of the Club’s areas have enjoyed visits with International partners.
Who can join?
Membership is open to all regardless of vehicle ownership, the Club is a dynamic mix of owners, fans and enthusiasts of the Mazda MX-5, Roadster or Miata. Today the Club has over 6000 members and strives to offer it’s members the very best range of benefits, services, events and offers.
As a Member of the Club you are able to access a wealth of benefits and entitlements. Your membership card can obtain fantastic discounts rates on servicing, parts and accessories from selected Mazda Dealerships and parts suppliers. Members can also take advantage of discounts with the Club’s Motoring Insurance Partners. Club Membership entitles you to:
Every two months Members receive the award-winning Club magazine, Soft Top Hardtop. Each packed edition contains features, how-to guides, articles, competitions, letters and all the information on upcoming Club Events. Each edition also contains Area Coordinator contact details, as well as Classified Advertising.
National Rallies and Events
The Club organises two National Events every year and attends a number of other car shows and exhibitions. The events are hosted by the Club’s Areas across the country, with the Spring Rally usually in April or May and the National Rally held in late summer. Club Events for Members can attract anywhere from 500 -1500 cars, with people travelling from all over the country to attend the events. The Club regularly attends a number of car shows and events throughout the year. We are regular exhibitors at the Silverstone Classic and The Classic Motor Show at the NEC.
Our website www.mx5oc.co.uk is the hub of the Club’s online network. The discussion forums offer a valuable resource and access to unparalleled knowledge and information on the MX-5 and the Club. Members can access and maintain their membership profile and keep up-to-date on all the latest Club news, activities and events, local area forums and information as well as all the latest news on the MX-5. There are also classified advertising sections for members to buy and sell a wide range of new and used cars, parts and accessories. The Club also has regularly updated Facebook and Twitter pages.
The Club’s Technical Consultant offers members an invaluable care and maintenance resource for their MX-5. Regular features in the Club’s magazine, practical and easy to follow Technical guides, downloadable guides, online forum and one-to-one help at Club Events are available to members seeking advice
Club Clothing and Merchandise
An exclusive range of high quality, Club branded merchandise is available to order through the Club’s website wwwx.mx5oc.co.uk/store or directly from the Club stall at National Events.
Every year the Club offers members many opportunities to take part, experience or spectate at a wide range of motorsport events and activities. With the MX-5s growing popularity on track and the Club’s extensive motorsport partnerships, members can expect an outstanding programme of track and skill-based action throughout the year.
WEBSITE CREDIT : Our club thanks go to Ben Little who created this website on behalf of the Yorkshire Ridings MX-5 Owners Club August 2017