20 Nov 18—Monthly SLTOA meeting, Culpepper’s, 3010 W Clay St (I-70 and Zumbehl), St Charles.
7 Dec 18—Annual SLTOA Christmas Party, at the Missouri Athletic Club-West, 1777 Des Peres Rd, Town & Country; 6:30 PM cocktails, dinner at 7:30 PM. Open sign-ups after 5 November, $25 per person, club subsidized; after the first 70 sign-ups, the rate increases to $40 per person. Reservation information available at www.sltoa.org, or mail checks made out to SLTOA directly to Kathy Kresser, 114 Maple Lane, Ballwin 63011; deadline is 3 December. If your diet requires gluten-free or you are a vegetarian, or if you have questions, feel free to call Kathy at (314)494-9970 or Bonnie David at (314)412-0589. Please bring one car-related gift per couple (or individual, if attending solo), $15-20 cost range. A second, unwrapped gift for Toys for Tots would be most welcome. Niitakayama Nobore.
10 Feb 19—Annual SLTOA Polar Bear Run. Traditional kick-off event for the driving/show season, more information to follow.
24-27 Apr 19—Annual South Central VTR confab, at the Tanglewood Resort in Pottsboro, TX. This year’s event highlights the debut of the Wedge 45 years ago; the activities include a Funkhana, Gimmick Rally over North Texas backroads, an autocross, Triumph historical walking rally plus a 1974-appropriate costume contest at Thursday night’s Welcome Party. Registration and schedule at http://redrivertriumphclub.org/2019-registration-home/.
4-5 May 19—17th Annual Kastner Cup, at Buttonwillow Raceway, Buttonwillow, California (I-5 northwest of Bakersfield). More details to follow, keep an eye on www.kaskastner.com/kastnercup.html.
12-13 Sept 19—Triumphest, in Santa Maria, CA. Monitor www.triumphest.org/.
3-6 Oct 19—TRials/6-Pack National Meeting, at the Sheraton West Chalet Hotel St Louis, Westport. Hosted by SLTOA, will include drives of scenic 2-lane roads including stops at wineries and other venues, plus a Route 66 tour. For more information call up https://ckeefe4.wixsite.com/6-packtrial2019/ or contact Kevin Blume (yes, our Kevin Blume) at KBlume1@gmail.com. Updates will get posted on Facebook at www.facebook.com/events/2065984406955406/,
6-11 Oct 19—VTR National 2019, hosted by the Hill Country Triumph Club of Austin, TX, in Dripping Springs, the heart of the Texas Hill Country. Scenic drives filled with yucca, prickly pear, desert spoon and wildflowers (not to mention a few cows along the way) await you. As our club president says, “It ain’t a drive ‘til you cross a cattle guard and low water crossing.” Plan on a unique food, beer and wine experience, plus a run to Luckenbach. More details to follow, registration now available at http://hillcountrytriumphclub.org/vtr2019/.
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29 Nov 18—MG Club of St Louis RUBCO, at Uncle Bill’s, 3427 S Kingshighway, arrive at 9:30 AM. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
15 Dec 18—First Coffee, Coffee & Cars of the winter, at Just Jags, 7113 N Hanley Rd, St Louis, 8 AM to 10 AM.
12 Jan 19—MG Club of St Louis Annual Holiday Party, at Maggie O’Brien’s, 2000 Market St, St Louis. Great food and trivia, $20 per person (club subsidized), 6 PM cash bar followed by dinner at 7 PM. Review the menu and register via the club web site at https://www.stlouismgclub.com/ under “Buy Stuff,” or send information and check to Tom Hurlbert, 409 Spring Valley, Chesterfield, MO 63017.
12 Jan 19—Jaguar Association of Greater St Louis Annual Dinner, at the Deer Creek Club, 9861 Deer Creek Hill, St Louis. Monitor www.jagstl.com and the online Growl for more details.
27 Jan 19—Coffee, Coffee & Cars, at Just Jags, 8 AM to 10 AM.
27-30 Jun 19—Annual Gathering of the (MG) Faithful/GOF, at the Double Tree in Chesterfield. Details to follow.
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23 Mar 19—28th Annual British Car Day, hosted by the British Motoring Club of New Orleans, at Delgado Community College, 615 City Park Ave, NOLA. Details to follow, monitor www.bmcno.org.
7-8 June 19—Greater Ozarks All British Car Day, on the square in Carthage, MO, hosted by the Greater Ozarks British Motoring Club. Dates tentative, monitor http://carthagecarshow.com/.
30 Jun 19—Michiana Brits Annual British Car Show, hosted by the Michiana Brits at St Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Indiana. For info, monitor www.michianabrits.com or email Larry Palguta at firstname.lastname@example.org.
1-3 Aug 19—The Roadster Factory Summer Party, Armagh, PA. Dates tentative, monitor www.the-roadster-factory.com/Events.php.
31 Aug-1 Sept 19—Annual Heartland All British Car Day, Kansas City. Monitor www.heartlandallbritish.com/index.html.
6-7 Sept 19—Annual All British Car Day, hosted by the British Iron Touring Club of Northwest Arkansas, at Agri Park, Fayetteville. Dates tentative, monitor www.britishironnwa.org.
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Apr 2019—Boeing Sports Car Club, St Louis Region SCCA and Gateway Autocross Association seasons start.
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22-24 Mar 19—12th Annual Mike Stephens Classic, hosted by Corinthian Vintage Auto Racing, Hallett Motor Racing Circuit, 59901 E 5500 Rd, Jennings, Oklahoma (35 miles west of Tulsa). Monitor www.corinthianvintagerace.com.
26-29 Apr 19—The Classic Motorsports Mitty Presented by Hagerty, Road Atlanta, Braselton, GA. This year’s featured marque is Alfa Romeo; info at www.themitty.com/.
16-19 May 19—2019 Spring Vintage Festival, hosted by the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA), at Road America, Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. Monitor https://svra.com/events/ and www.roadamerica.com.
14-16 Jun 19—Blackhawk Vintage Classic XXVII, hosted by the Vintage Sports Car Drivers Association (VSCDA) at Blackhawk Farms, South Beloit, IL. Races include a one-hour enduro for disabled American veterans, Spridget race series, Dad’s Scramble Race and more. Monitor www.vscda.org.
20-23 Jun 19—2019 Vintage Grand Prix of Ohio, hosted by SVRA at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Lexington, Ohio. Monitor https://svra.com/events/.
4-7 Jul 19—Goodwood Festival of Speed, Goodwood Circuit, Chichester, West Sussex. Info at www.goodwood.com.
1-4 Aug 19—2019 Brickyard Vintage Racing Invitational, hosted by SVRA at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Monitor https://svra.com/events/.
11-15 Sept 19—VSCDA Elkhart Lake Vintage Festival XXXIV, celebrating the 50th anniversary of Formula Ford. At Road America, Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, celebrating the 50th anniversary of Formula Ford, weekend includes a 14 September re-enactment of the original road course. Monitor www.vscda.org.
13-15 Sept 19—Goodwood Revival, Goodwood Circuit, Chichester, West Sussex, England. Info at www.goodwood.com.
11-13 Oct 19—Thunder on the Cimarron XVIII, including a Formula Ford feature, hosted by Corinthian Vintage Auto Racing,. Hallett Motor Racing Circuit, 59901 E 5500 Rd, Jennings, Oklahoma. Monitor www.corinthianvintagerace.com.
12-13 Oct 19—Blackhawktoberfest III, hosted by VSCDA, at Blackhawk Farms, South Beloit, IL. Monitor https://vscda.org/.
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