The Walter Hayes Memorial Lecture 2018

        “Aston Martin and the Hotel De France”

Tuesday, 23 January 2018 - 18:30. 

Royal Automobile Club, Pall Mall, London.

The 2018 Walter Hayes Memorial Lecture will be presented by Mr Maitland Cook.  Maitland who worked closely with John Wyer for many years will present “Aston Martin and the Hotel De France”.  John Wyer was racing manager of Aston Martin in the heyday of the late 1950s, he went on to be General Manager of the company before forming his own racing team to manage the GT40s for Ford Motor Company when they took endurance racing by storm. He was a pivotal player in the success of Aston Martin, a formidable character and Maitland is in a position to provide first hand commentary on a fascinating chapter in our marque’s history.

Ticket prices include a glass of champagne upon arrival, a  three-course dinner with wine and the lecture, all in the wonderful surroundings of the Mountbatten Room of the Royal Automobile Club, Pall Mall London.  Champagne reception begins at 18.30.


Prices are £89 for AMHT Supporters and AMOC Members, £99 for Guests.  Please quote Supporter/Membership Number when booking


To book your tickets, please contact the AMHT Office at 01865 400414 or email