20 Mar 18—Monthly SLTOA meeting, ELECTION NIGHT and Forest Park Concours planning/registration, at Culpeppers, 3010 W Clay St, St Charles, stand by to repel boarders.
1 Apr 18—Triumph-MG Challenge IX, for the British Leyland Participation Trophy. In conjunction with the 57th Annual Forest Park Easter Concours, hosted by the Horseless Carriage Club of Missouri. At the Muny Upper Lot; club rate registration is $15 per car, see Steve Moore for registration forms and payment of the fee.
19-22 Apr 18—South Central VTR Regional Meet, hosted by the Texas Triumph Register at the La Torretta Resort and Spa, Lake Conroe, Texas. Join us in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the TR250 while participating in a concours, funkhana, gimmick rally, autocross, scenic drives and more. Online registration at www.texastriumphregister.org/969-2/.
18-21 Jun 18—Triumph Register of America National Meet, in Blowing Rock, NC, hosted by the Triumph Club of the Carolinas at the Chetola Lodge. Scenic drives along the Blue Ridge Parkway, breakfast runs, a funkhana as well as a concours and participants’ choice car show. For info call up www.triumphregister.com or contact Gordon Dedrick (704)779-7662 email@example.com. Registration must be postmarked no later than 14 May.
7 Jul 18—16th Annual Kastner Cup, at the annual Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix Historics, Pittsburgh International Race Complex/PittRace, Beaver, PA. Details to follow, monitor www.pvgp.org/drivers/kastner-cup/.
17-21 Jul 18—VTR Nationals 2018, hosted by Minnesota Triumphs Sports Car Club at the Radisson in La Crosse, WI. Featuring 50 years of the TR5/TR250, info at www.mntriumphs.org and https://facebook.com/VTR2018/. Hotel registration information at www.radisson.com/la-crosse/vtr.
15 Sept 18—37th Annual All British Car & Cycle Show, Creve Coeur Lake Park. Sponsored by the MG Club of St Louis with St Louis Triumph Owners Association handling the food concession. More shall be revealed…
27-30 Sept 18—Triumphest 2018, hosted by the Triumph Travelers Sports Car Club in Sacramento, CA; join TTSCC in California’s gold country in celebration of the club’s 60th anniversary. Info and online registration available at http://triumphest2018.org, lodging at the Hilton Arden West Sacramento, 2200 Harvard St.
27-30 Sept 18—2018 6-Pack TRials, at Fontana Village Resort, 300 Woods Rd, Fontana Dam, NC. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the TR250. Info on lodging, registration and the planned drive over The Tail of the Dragon at www.6-pack.org, cut-off date for hotel reservations is 26 June.
7 Dec 18—Annual SLTOA Christmas Party, Missouri Athletic Club-West, details to follow, Niitakayama Nobore.
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17 Mar—JAGSL Coffee, Coffee & Cars, at Just Jags, 7113 N Hanley Rd, Hazelwood, 8-10 AM.
22 Mar—MGCStL RUBCO Breakfast, 9:30 AM at JJ Restaurant, 1215 S Duchesene Dr, St Charles.
24 Mar—JAGSL Benton Back Roads Rallye. Meet at the St Louis Bread Co, 9920 Kennerly Rd, 8:30 AM, followed by a drive through Benton County. See the sights including TT Engines, a historic Ford dealership, historic jail and a 1910 repair garage. $5 JAGSL club fee per car, might be an extra charge at the jail and the garage…and there will be a quiz for the road trip down to Benton. JAGSL has invited the Triumph and Miata/MX-5 clubs. please RSVP to either Jim Hendrix at (636)227-2565 firstname.lastname@example.org or Phil Taxman at (314)727-9179 email@example.com.
25 Mar 18—MG Club of St Louis Terry Fanning Rally. Meet at the Quick Trip on MO 109 just south of I-44; drivers’ meeting at 1 PM, cars roll at 1:30 for about 70 miles through Jefferson, Franklin and St Louis Counties.
31 Mar 18—Annual Spring Wash-Up/Tune-Up, hosted by the Gateway Healey Association at Keith Bester’s garage, 115 N Sappington Rd, Kirkwood. Traditional pre-Forest Park Concours gathering, bring a dish to share.
21 Apr 18—2018 Missouri Endurance Rallye, hosted by the MG Club of St Louis. “The Grand Tour;” meet at the Starbucks in Westport Plaza, 111 Westport Plaza #123 at 7 AM. Driver’s meeting at 7:15 AM, mileage check 7:30 AM and first car out at 8 AM. Open to all British cars built before 1981, you can only use navaids from that period. No smart phones, tablets, GPS units or other electronics allowed; the organizers recommend maps or Gazateers for several states, because you can never be certain where the rally master will send you. $10 per car, either pay with credit card at the MG Club web site or by sending a check payable to MG Club of St Louis, mailed to Tom Hurlbert, Treasurer, 7122 S Villanova Dr, St Louis 63123. For more info, email Rallye Master 2 Pete Westbay at firstname.lastname@example.org.
26 May-3 Jun 18—22nd British Car Week, annual week of British car awareness; call up www.britishcarweek.org for info on events nationwide.
6 Oct 18—Annual Jaguar Association of St Louis Concours d’Elegance, Faust Park, 15185 Olive Blvd, Chesterfield. Details to follow, monitor www.jagstl.com and the online Growl.
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18 Mar 18—Annual British Car Swap Meet & Autojumble, hosted by the Chicagoland MG Club at the DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 Manchester Rd, Wheaton, IL. Info at www.britishcarswap.info.
24 Mar 18—28th Annual British Car Day, hosted by the British Motoring Club of New Orleans, at the Delgado Community College City Park Campus, 9 AM with awards ceremony at 3:30 PM. Proceeds benefit scholarships for Delgado Community College Automotive Department students. Welcome reception Friday evening at the host hotel, for info contact Karen Murray at BMCNOKaren@cox.net.
23-27 Apr 18—Ready for some sun and surf? Join the Key West British Car Club in its annual trek to the end of the Florida Keys. Registration available at http://kwbcc.org; host hotel is the Southwinds Motel, 1321 Simonton St, KE (305)296-2215. Join us in a bocce ball tournament, miniature golf tournament and participation in the annual Conch Republic Independence Day Parade through town.
11-12 May 18—Springtime in the Smokies, at the Talley Ho Inn, Townsend, TN, hosted by Blount British Cars and the English Auto Society. Early registration of $25 (by 5 April) includes the Friday night cookout; $30 day of the show. For information or to register call up https://blountbritishcars.org/annual-car-gathering.
1-3 Jun 18—Champagne British Car Festival, hosted by the Illinois Flat Land British Car Club on the David Davis Mansion grounds, 1000 Monroe, Bloomington. Info at www.cbcf-bloomington.com or contact Jim Broach (309)831-6601, email email@example.com.
2 Jun 18—34th Annual British Bash, hosted by the Louisville British Sports Car Club, at St Joseph’s Children’s Home, 2823 Frankfort Ave, Louisville. Judging from noon to 3 PM, awards at 4 PM. For info contact Greg Bowman (502)727-9246 or firstname.lastname@example.org, web page at www.britishsportscarclub.com.
8-10 Jun 18—19th Annual Car & Cycle Blowout, hosted by the Greater Ozarks British Motoring Club on the historic town square of Carthage, MO. Friday night tailgate party with free burgers and brats, show on Saturday downtown with evening awards banquet and drive-away breakfast on Sunday. Join us and enjoy lots of cars, food and fun. For info, monitor http://gobmc.org/greater-ozarks-motoring-clubs-19th-annual-car-and-cycle-blowout.
5-7 Jul 18—Celebrating 60 Years of Spridgets; national anniversary gathering of MG Midgets and AH Sprites in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Sponsored by the Sprite-Midget Club, registration $125. For information contact Barrett Harrison at email@example.com and call up https://60yearsofspridgets.com for details and a list of events.
11 Aug 18—30th Annual Indy British Car Days, hosted by the Indiana British Car Union. Lion’s Park, 115 S Elm St, Zionsville, Indiana. Registration and stating 8:30 AM, $20 for first vehicle; car show and voting 10 AM-1 PM, awards at 2:30 PM. Austin-Healey is this year’s featured marque; dash plaques for the first 100 cars, food, music, raffle prizes. For information contact Greg Alberts (317)873-6335 or call up www.ibcu.org.
16-18 Aug 18 – The Roadster Factory Summer Party, Armagh, PA. Info at www.the-roadster-factory.com/indexmain.php.
2 Sept 18—Annual Heartland All British Car Meet, hosted by the Kansas City Triumph Club. Details to follow. Info at www.heartlandallbritish.com/index.html.
6-8 Sept 18—Annual Brits in the Ozarks, hosted by the British Iron Touring Club of Northwest Arkansas. Bill Warner, founder of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, is this year’s special guest. Tour of the Arkansas wine country with lunch at the Ozark General Store on Thursday 6 September, drive to Eureka Springs and the Crystal Bridges Museum on the 7th with a party that night, car show and awards dinner Saturday the 8th.
9 Sept 18—Annual Chicagoland British Car Festival, hosted by the British Car Union at Harper College, 1200 W Algonquin Rd, Palatine. For info contact Mark Havemann (847)749-7197 or firstname.lastname@example.org, web page at www.britishcarunion.com.
7 Oct 18—Annual Lawrence British Car Show, hosted by the Lawrence Area (KS) British Car Club. Details to follow.
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18 Mar 18—First BSCC Autocross of the season. Show around 9:30-10 AM, six runs for $35. For more information or to get on the email alert list for events, contact Racer Steve at email@example.com.
15 Apr 18—First SCCA Autocross of the season, at Family Arena, St Charles. Registration from 7 to 8:15 AM, $40 for SCCA members, $40 plus $15 weekend membership for non-members.
22 Apr 18—BSCC Autocross #2. Show around 9:30-10 AM, six runs for $35. For more information or to get on the email alert list for events, contact Racer Steve at firstname.lastname@example.org.
20 May 18—SCCA Autocross #2, at Gateway Motorsports Park. Registration from 7 to 8:15 AM, $40 for SCCA members, $40 plus $15 weekend membership for non-members.
27 May 18—BSCC Autocross #3. Show around 9:30-10 AM, six runs for $35. For more information or to get on the email alert list for events, contact Racer Steve at email@example.com.
10 Jun 18—SCCA Autocross #3, at Family Arena, St Charles. Registration from 7 to 8:15 AM, $40 for SCCA members, $40 plus $15 weekend membership for non-members.
14 Jun 18—Chicago Region SCCA WeatherTech June Sprints, Road America, Elkhart Lake, WI. Info at http://www.roadamerica.com/buy-tickets/weathertech-chicago-region-scca-june-sprints.html.
17 Jun 18—SCCA Autocross #4, at Gateway Motorsports Park. Registration from 7 to 8:15 AM, $40 for SCCA members, $40 plus $15 weekend membership for non-members.
24 Jun 18—BSCC Autocross #4. Show around 9:30-10 AM, six runs for $35. For more information or to get on the email alert list for events, contact Racer Steve at firstname.lastname@example.org.
1 Jul 18—SCCA Autocross #5, at Family Arena, St Charles. Registration from 7 to 8:15 AM, $40 for SCCA members, $40 plus $15 weekend membership for non-members.
15 Jul 18—BSCC Autocross #5. Show around 9:30-10 AM, six runs for $35. For more information or to get on the email alert list for events, contact Racer Steve at email@example.com.
29 Jul 18—SCCA Autocross #6, at Gateway Motorsports Park. Registration from 7 to 8:15 AM, $40 for SCCA members, $40 plus $15 weekend membership for non-members.
19 Aug 18—SCCA Autocross #7, at Family Arena, St Charles. Registration from 7 to 8:15 AM, $40 for SCCA members, $40 plus $15 weekend membership for non-members.
25 Aug 18—2018 Bommarito Automotive 500 Verizon IndyCar Series, Gateway Motorsports Park. The event will include display and exhibition of vintage Indy cars in association with the Vintage Indy RegistryInfo at www.gatewaymsp.com.
23 Sept 18—BSCC Autocross #6. Show around 9:30-10 AM, six runs for $35. For more information or to get on the email alert list for events, contact Racer Steve at firstname.lastname@example.org.
30 Sept 18—SCCA Autocross #8, at Family Arena, St Charles. Registration from 7 to 8:15 AM, $40 for SCCA members, $40 plus $15 weekend membership for non-members.
14 Oct 18—SCCA Autocross #9, at Gateway Motorsports Park. Registration from 7 to 8:15 AM, $40 for SCCA members, $40 plus $15 weekend membership for non-members.
21 Oct 18—BSCC Autocross #7. Show around 9:30-10 AM, six runs for $35. For more information or to get on the email alert list for events, contact Racer Steve at email@example.com.
28 Oct 18—SCCA Autocross #10, at Family Arena, St Charles. Registration from 7 to 8:15 AM, $40 for SCCA members, $40 plus $15 weekend membership for non-members.
4 Nov 18—BSCC Autocross #8. Show around 9:30-10 AM, six runs for $35. For more information or to get on the email alert list for events, contact Racer Steve at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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13-15 Apr 18—Mike Stephens Classic, Hallett, OK, hosted by CVAR; includes a Formula V 55th birthday race and pre-war feature. Info at www.corinthianvintagerace.com.
26-29 Apr 18—Classic Motorsports Mitty Presented by Hagerty, at Road Atlanta, Braselton, GA in association with Historic Sportscar Racing. This year’s featured marque is Datsun/Nissan. Associated events include the Grassroots Motorsports Skidpad Challenge and the Concours d’Lemons. Info at www.themitty.com.
17-20 May 18—SVRA Spring Vintage Festival Weekend, Road America, Elkhart Lake, WI. Info at www.roadamerica.com/buy-tickets/spring-vintage-weekend.html and https://svra.com/.
15-18 Jun 18—Blackhawk Vintage Classic XXVI, Blackhawk Farms, South Beloit, IL, hosted by the Vintage Sports Car Drivers Association (VSCDA). JAGSL is sending a contingent in support of Phil Taxman and his E-Type, other events include the Sprite/Midget Series race and Scramble Enduro. Info at www.vscda.org/events/blackhawk-vintage.
21-24 Jun 18—36th SVRA Vintage Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Info at http://midohio.com and https://svra.com/.
6-8 Jul 18—Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix Historics, at the Pitt Race Complex, Beaver, PA, incorporating the 16th Annual Kastner Cup. Info at www.pvgp.org.
14-15 Jul 18—36th Annual Shenley Park Race Weekend Car Show & Vintage Races, Pittsburgh, PA. The weekend will include the BMW O’Fest; info at www.pvgp.org.
20-22 Jul 18—Weathertech International Challenge with Brian Redman, presented by HAWK, Road America, Elkhart Lake, WI. Includes a Formula 5000 50th anniversary race and Historic Can-Am 2018, info at http://www.roadamerica.com/buy-tickets/the-weathertech-international-challenge-with-brian-redman-presented-by-hawk-vintage-cars.html.
23-26 Aug 18—Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Salinas, CA. Info at www.mazdaraceway.com.
24-26 Aug 18—CVAR Thunder on the Cimarron, Hallett, OK, hosted by CVAR Info at www.corinthianvintagerace.com.
7-9 Sept 18—Goodwood Revival, Goodwood Circuit, Chichester, West Sussex, England. Info at www.goodwood.co.uk/.
14-16 Sept 18—Vintage Sports Car Drivers of America (VSCDA) Vintage Festival, at Road America, Elkhart Lake. Info at https://www.vscda.org/.
24-27 Sept 18—Put-In Road Race Reunion, at Put-In-Bay, Ohio, hosted by the Put-in-Bay Road Race Heritage Society. For information call up www.pibroadrace.com.
12-14 Oct 18—Blackhawktoberfest, sponsored by VSCDA, at Blackhawk Farms, S Beloit, IL. Info at www.vscda.org.
13-14 Oct 18—Lake Garnett Grand Prix Revival; events include drives on the historic former race rouse, autocross, car shows and great food. Registration opens 1 August at www.lggpr.org.
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9-11 Mar 18—23rd Annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, at the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, GA. Honoring Emerson Fittipaldi, also celebrating 70 years of Porsche and 60 years of the North American Racing Team (NART), featured marques/models include Auburn, IMSA GTP, Martini Racing, Jaguar E-Type and the Ferrari Daytona. Info at www.ameliaconcours.org.
17 Mar 18—Cars & Coffee-Westport returns. 8-11 AM, at Westport Plaza, monitor http://carsandcoffeestl.org.
24 Mar 18— St Louis BMW Club Winter Shootout, at Pole Position Raceway, 8800 Watson Rd. Open to all car clubs in St Louis, 22 participant limit, prizes awarded to top three finishers, raffle prizes to remaining finishers. 12:40-4 PM, first race at 1 PM, cost approximately $65 for three races. To register, visit website at www.stlbmwcca.org, look for the link in the NEWS section, payment through Eventbrite. Non-refundable, participants must be at least 18 years of age, closed-toe shoes required, helmets are provided but bring your own if you wish.
24 Mar 18—Dyno Day, hosted by House State Technical College of Missouri, One Technology Drive, Linn, MO (east-southeast of Jefferson City on US 50). Featuring a TrackLab Dyno and the State Tech campus dyno (max 1000hp). $40 for students and alumni, $60 test for the public. Sign up with Bill Boehm at email@example.com, he will contact you; for questions/additional information in the meantime, call (573)694-8298. Payment due the day of the event.
1 Apr 18—57th Annual Forest Park Easter Concours, hosted by the Horseless Carriage Club of Missouri. At the Muny Upper Lot, in association with Triumph-MG Challenge IX, for the British Leyland Participation Trophy. Details to follow.
8 Apr 18—35th Annual April Fools Auto Parts/Car Corral and Swap Meet, open to all cars and models, at GCS Ballpark, home of the Gateway Grizzlies, in Sauget (I-255 Exit 15). Opens at 7 AM.
14 Apr 18—2nd Annual Meridian Village Car Show, 27 Auerbach Pl, Glen Carbon, 10 AM-2 PM. $10 per car; entry fee and food sale proceeds go to the Lutheran Senior Services Benevolent Fund. Residents will vote for their favorite cars to win. Info (618)205-2133.
21 Apr 18—Cars & Coffee-Westport. 8-11 AM, at Westport Plaza, monitor http://carsandcoffeestl.org.
3 Jun 18—St Louis European Auto Show, at Taubman Prestige Outlets, Chesterfield Valley, 11 AM-2 PM. Benefitting St Louis ARC, info at http://stleuropeanautoshow.com.
16 Jun 18—Hazelwood Baptist Car Show.
16 Sept 18—40th Annual Swap Meet & Car Show, hosted by the Horseless Carriage Club of Missouri. At the Hollywood Casino, 777 Casino Center Dr, Maryland Heights. Free public parking; car show has 17 classes with awards for 1st through 3rd, dash plaques to the first 100 cars. Cars must be 1993 or older. More details including times will get posted at www.hccmo.com after 1 May.
28 Sept-7 Oct—Military Vehicle Preservation Association Show-Me Missouri Convoy. Starts and ends at the Auto World Museum in Fulton; convoy will travel to Jefferson City, Hermann, Montauk State Resort, Cuba and return with stops at the National Churchill Museum, Missouri National Guard Museum, Daniel Boone Home, Meramec Caverns, Fort Leonard Wood and other sites. For info email firstname.lastname@example.org.
14 Oct 18—Military Vehicle Preservation Association Missouri Convoy, from the Arcadia Academy B&B, Arcadia (south of St Louis) to Caledonia’s Pumpkinfest with return via the Bonne Terre Mine. No dash plaques, t-shirts or prizes, just 74 miles of fun and scenery.
St Louis Car Shows and Cruises: http://clubs.hemmings.com/lakerscarclub/