THE SPITFIRE SCRAMBLE
April 28 to 30, 2023
A unique two day event that promises one lucky participant will win a passenger flight in a Spitfire*.
Based at Sywell Aerodrome, our traditional home for the Spitfire Scramble Rally, this unique event includes two days of regularity and tests from the Art Deco setting of Sywell where they restore WW2 Spitfires. At the end of the event all the names of the participants will be put into a flying hat and the dramatic draw for Spitfire passenger flight will take place during the prize giving. With the rally limited to 30 cars you have a great chance of winning this incredible prize.
FRIDAY APRIL 28TH
Arrive at Sywell on Friday April 28th and check into your room in the Art Deco Aviator Hotel. You will sign in and collect your rally bag, tulip road book, Virtual Marshal™, rally plates, souvenirs, regulations etc. Our mechanics will scrutineer the vehicles on arrival.
SATURDAY APRIL 29TH
Cars start at one minute intervals heading out on to the Aerodrome for a series of tests before tackling the scenic 135 km Regularity route. There will be a coffee stop and lunch stop. Arriving back late in the day we have arranged dinner for all in the Aviator restaurant. There are photos on display going back to the construction of the airfield and records of its wartime activities where it was home to hundreds of Tiger Moths used to train WW2 pilots. We have arranged a late bar so that you can enjoy these unique surroundings.
SUNDAY APRIL 30TH
On Sunday morning we have another fantastic route to for you to explore. As on Saturday we have great scenery coupled with stops for coffee and lunch. Arriving back at Sywell Aerodrome we will have the prize giving ceremony as well as the draw for the fantastic Spitfire passenger flight. One lucky person will walk away with a flight of a lifetime.
Terms & Conditions
*Winner must meet the standard health requirements of Ultimate Warbird Flights and complete all forms as required. Winner must fly on one of their planned passenger days at either Sywell or Oxford and book direct with Ultimate Warbird Flights. Winner must fly in the 2023 season (unless cancelled by weather and they are deferred).
– Two days of exciting rallying
– A chance to win a Spitfire passenger flight
– Hotel for two nights with breakfast
– Evening meal on Saturday
– Single room available with supplement
– Late bar open in hotel
– Secure parking on site
– 10 regularities each day (average)
– Gravel and grass tests on the Aerodrome
– Art Deco location
– Tulip road book
– Virtual Marshal™ timing system
– Fast results
– Service crew
– Rally shirt
– Rally plates
– Rally memento
This event is for Vintage, Classic and
Port Classic vehicles up to 1999
Vintage: 1920 to 1949
Classic: 1950 to 1979
Modern Classic: 1980 to 1999
• A well prepared classic car
• Halda/Trip-Master or similar
• A car that fits into one of our classes
• A co-driver/driver