The Doghouse Owners’ Club (WMRAC) host a series of events throughout the motor racing season.
Our aim is to provide a social network that is fun and engaging; meeting the interest of our members and supporting great causes. We are also socially connected through our online community and social media channels.
Often held in association with our Partners, our events are held across the United Kingdom and range from select Member only events to larger Charity fundraising occasions. Members and Friends are welcome to join us at our advertised events.
In February 2022 the Doghouse Owners’ Club (WMRAC) will be 60.
To mark the occasion we will be holding a series of ‘Diamond’ events through the year – please contact us for further details.
So, where does the name Doghouse Owner’s Club come from?
The Doghouse Owners’ Club is the familiar name of the Women’s Motor Racing Associates Club, and the brand under which we market our events and charity fundraising.
The name was coined during a conversation between Bette Hill and Bette Brabham, when Sir Jack Brabham was, quite literally, “in the Doghouse” for once again getting up from dinner to huddle in a corner talking shop (motor racing) with his fellow competitors.
“As Betty Brabham was sitting on her own a couple of girls walked over to join her she said “Jack was in the Doghouse” – and that did it!”. Bette Hill, Other Side of the Hill: Life with Graham Hill
It is also thought that the Doghouse image, and our logo, has a strong similarity to the shelters used in the 60s for timekeeping – a role undertaken regularly by wives of Grand Prix drivers.