Toronto Triumph Car Club



Toronto Triumph Car Club


JULY 2018
Monday, 9Thornhill Cruisers - TTC Night6:00 pm

Toronto Triumph Club has been invited to attend Thornhill Cruisers Monday Night Cruise which takes place at the Canadian Tire at 2900 Major MacKenzie just off Highway 404.  There will be a special ticket for TTC members so that we can win prizes and a designated parking area so that all Triumphs can park together.   The show goes until 9:00 p.m.  So that there is enough parking room for us, please contact dave.sims@cogeco.ca if you plan to attend.

Saturday, 14Annual Kincardine Blues festival British Car Show10:00 am
The Kincardine Lighthouse Blues Festival is fast approaching-so please mark your calendars for for Saturday July 14th.   The British Car Show is hosted by Kincardine and Area British Car Club and is part of the Saturday street festival during this popular weekend Blues Festival.   The car show runs from 11:00 am until 4:00 pm.  Located in front of the Kincardine Centre for the Arts, 707 Queen Street.  Entrance via Durham Market Square -well sign posted.  Registration desk open at 10:00 am.   Pre registration at KABCC11@yahoo.ca, or text/call 519-385-2050.
Sunday, 15Brits in the Park, Lindsay, Ontario9:00 am

A Celebration of British Motoring Heritage hosted by the Victoria British Car Club Victoria Park Lindsay.

  • Over 200 British sports cars on display
  •  Automotive and British themed Vendors
  • People’s Choice Awards
  • Music by Bob May
  • Photography and Craft Contest
  • Queen’s Tea Garden


For further information please contact Denise and Stephen Livingstone at dlivingstone802@gmail.com

Tuesday, 24Club Meeting in Scarborough7:00 pm

Archie Thomas has kindly agreed to host this club meeting.   The venue is The Olde Stone Cottage Pub located at  3750 Kingston Road  - north side one door east of Scarborough Golf Club Road (between Eglinton and Lawrence).  This will be a long awaited chance for our members in the east end, Scarborough, Pickering, Ajax, and Markham to attend an event closer to home.   We are pleased our speaker will be Jeraline Mohan from Mohan’s Auto Electric.  Jeraline, along with her father and brother run a very successful business on Danforth Ave.  LBC owners know them as having all the skill, knowledge and experience to solve the mysteries of Lucas! Jeraline’s father spent his younger years exposed to British cars in his native Trinidad.  Join us as we break the gender barrier with this knowledgeable speaker.  Female owners and spouses especially welcome!   Finger food will be paid for by the club and cash bar is available.

Saturday, 4Rosseau Classic Cruise 2018

Details to follow

Saturday, 4Simcoe Day Long Weekend Drive

Terence and Dave will be organizing this event - stay tuned for details.

Saturday, 4Air Legends at Peterborough Airport8:30 am

Peterborough Airport has invited LBC owners to display their vehicles at theupcoming aircraft, auto & motorcycle display at Peterborough Airport on August 4th & 5th, 2018.   The event is called Flying Legends over Peterborough and is a fundraiser for the Brock Mission in Peterborough.  There will be a B-29 WWII Superfortress aircraft on display as well as civil aircraft, classic cars and motorcycles.  Last year a similar event and attracted 7,500 people over the weekend and over 15,000 people are expected this year.

There is no cost for LBCs for the two days however; donations for the Brock Mission will be accepted at the gate.  You should be at the Peterborough Airport by 8:30 a.m. before the gate opens to the public at 9:00 a.m. and stay until 5:00 p.m. when the event closes. This is a rain or shine event. The display is outside on the airport grounds.  For insurance purposes please send an e-mail to Joyce Manserby (see below) by June 1st indicating that you are are interested in participating in the event.

Sunday, 510th UK Car Day - Rochester NY10:00 am
The Greater Rochester Triumph Touring Club and Webster Lions Club invites you to the area's only event for all British cars and motorbikes, once again being held at Riverbend Pavilion in Genesee Valley Park.  Same times: 10:00 AM until 4:00PM.. There will be Class Awards and other special awards, door prizes, a 50-50 raffle, live music, food, and lots of your friends with British cars and bikes.  You can go to the below web site to find the down-loadable pre-registration Form, print it and mail it before August 1.  The 2018 Flyer is available to down-load as well.  How good is your car?  Enter it in the Concours Class and have it critically judged.  The concours class winner receives The Wendell Castle Memorial Best Of Show Award.
Tuesday, 7Hagerty Broker Event11:00 am

Hagerty is hosting a small event on Tues Aug 7th at the Canadian Automotive Museum in Oshawa for a small group of insurance brokers.  This event is designed to give those brokers some additional information about Hagerty products as well as a chance to spend some face-to-face time with the owners of collector vehicles.  The goal is to make the vehicles less intimidating and to give brokers a chance to understand the passion owners have.  Several members of the Hagerty team will be flying out for this event as well.   Andrew is looking for approximately 15 collector vehicles (not all Triumphs) and their owners to participate.  The event will begin at 9 a.m. with an information session for broker partners.  At 11 a.m. Andrew will introduce owners and vehicles followed by a short drive (about 20-30 minutes) giving the brokers the experience to be driven around in classic vehicles (driven by the owner, of course).  After that Hagerty will host a lunch and repeat the same schedule in the afternoon.  Volunteers should be available from 11am-2:30pm.  If any club members are available and willing to participate it would be greatly appreciated; please let Dave know at dave.sims@cogeco.ca

Sunday, 19Brits-on-the-Lake, Port Perry, Ontario9:00 am
The tenth annual Festival will start things off on Saturday with a motoring tour of the idyllic Lake Scugog countryside, motoring through hamlets and villages followed by a noggin in Port Perry. Sunday, all of the cars and entrants will be out in their finest on Queen Street in historic Downtown Port Perry for the all-British Car show with Peoples' Choice Judging in 26 different Classes. 
No prior booking is required and displaying your vehicle really couldn't be easier. You can simply show up and REGISTER at the gate then find a place to park in the show area.  Just $25 for cars and $20 for motorcycles.   However, pre-registration for a discounted fee is available starting at $18 for cars and $15 for motorcycles.  Pre-registering your car or motorcycle saves you money and it significantly reduces the amount of administrative work that we must do on the day of the show, which is quite considerable.  And since pre-registering assists us to prepare in advance, when you do arrive at the event, you'll be whisked right into the show with no wait at all.  So, please consider pre-registering (see below link)..



Monday, 3Labour Day Long Weekend Drive

Terence and Dave will be organizing this event - stay tuned for details.

Sunday, 1635th British Car Day - Bronte Creek Provincial Park8:00 am

British Car Day is the biggest British car show in North America featuring over 1,000 British cars and over 50 vendors.  This is a must event for lovers of British cars. 

There are 8 cars celebrating anniversaries this year including the Series 1 Landrover (70 years), Austin A40 Farina, Austin Healey 100-6 and Healey Sprite (60 years), Triumph TR6, Morgan Plus 8 and Jaguar XJ6 (50 years) and Triumph TR8 (40 years). 

The organizing committee looks forward to seeing you at the 35th running of this amazing event.

Thursday, 272018 6-PACK TRials, Fontana Dam, N. Carolina9:00 am

The 6-PACK TRials are being held in Fontana Dam, North Carolina from Thursday September 27th thru Sunday September 30th (see below URL).   The 6-Pack Car Club of the Americas, is a single marque, web based Club dedicated to the 6-cylinder models of the Triumph TR range - the TR5, TR250 and TR6.  The TRials are the Club’s once a year physical gathering with the location changing from year to year.

Dave Tushingham will be organizing a drive to this great event from the GTA of approximately 1400KM or 14 hours one way to Fontana Dam Village.  Due to the time/distance, Tush will be breaking this drive up into 2 days down and 2 days for the return.   Therefore the plan is to depart on Wednesday September 26th from the GTA and arrive in North Carolina for registration on the 27th.  Sunday the 30th of September will be departure day from Fontana, with arrival back in Canada on Monday October 1st.  

if you are interested in finding out more please contact Tush at cheftush@hotmail.com

Saturday, 29Port Dover Harbour Museum's Fourth Annual FUN CAR RALLY11:00 am

Open to all with a special category for Classic Cars.   Registration cut-off 11:00 a.m.  Mandatory Driver / Navigator meeting at 11:30 a.m.at the museum located at 44 Harbour Street, Port Dover.   Entry forms available at the museum or via below e-mail, or by calling (519)583-2660.  Cost is $5 per person which includes light refreshments.

Sunday, 30British Car Council Toy Drive9:00 am

Details will be posted when available.

Friday, 5Canadian Classic at Sir Sam's Inn on Eagle Lake3:00 pm

The Classic is going to be a little different format this year with more driving and less showing off our cars.   Our good friends Alex and Sharon McLeod are leading the charge so you can bet they’ll be some excellent driving and spectacular fall colours.  Clive and Jacquelynne Huizinga, newly minted Peterborough residents, are dealing with registration, so please contact them to register at clivehuizinga@yahoo.com.    Please! Please! remember that you must contact the resort directly to book your accommodation (the club will not do it for you).    Total per couple is $759.36 (taxes incl).  This will include dinner from the standard menu both Friday and Saturday night and breakfast from the menu on Saturday and Sunday mornings.   The contact information and location is 1-800-361-2188, Sir Sam’s Inn, 1491 Sir Sam’s Rd, Eagle Lake, ON.    25 rooms have been blocked at Sir Sam’s Inn and they will be held until 1st September.  Any questions please contact Alex at alex@dnsrealestate.ca  

Sunday, 14Ol' Guys All British Auto Swap Meet8:30 am

This year's meet will again be at Rockton Fairgrounds, 812 Old Highway 8, Rockton, ON.   Admission is $6 which includes free parking; there will be dedicated British car parking.   A lunch counter will be available.    For vendors the charge is $25 per 8 foot table (supplied).  Please contact Don Nicholls at the below e-mail or at (905)541-1975 to obtain a copy of the pre-registration form.   For outdoor vending no pre-registration is required and the cost is $25 for a 20 feet x 20 feet spot.

Tuesday, 27Annual General Meeting - Streetsville, Ontario.7:00 pm

Our AGM will be held at the Streetsville Legion again this year located at 101 Church Street, Mississauga, L5M 1M6.    To help Toronto Triumph Club thrive, please put your name forward to assist with events, British Car Day, drives, running the club, whatever takes your fancy ... there are always plenty of jobs to go around.  Food will be paid for by the club and a cash bar will be available.  Look forward to seeing a full house.



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