|Monday, 26||Thornhill Cruisers - Markham||4:00 pm|
This year Toronto Triumph Club and MG Car Club of Toronto will be front and centre at Thornhill Cruisers Monday Night Cruise. The event location is in front of the Canadian Tire Store at 2900 Major Mackenzie Drive in Markham and provides an excellent choice of eating establishments. There will be special parking for LBCs so please get there around 4ish to secure your spot. For more details please check out the below web site or contact David Helman, President of the Thornhill Cruisers at 416-222-5640.
|Saturday, 31||31st Marshville Heritage Festival||10:00 am|
There is a ton of stuff going on at this 3-day event, details of which can be found at the below website. The car shows occur every day from 10 am to 5 pm (you must have an invitation to participate) and feature ...
Saturday - 1950 & older.
Sunday - 1950 - 1984.
Monday - Vintage Motorcycles & English cars.
General admission $6.00. Children under 10 years are FREE! Saturday is Seniors' Day 65+....$5.00. All parking is FREE! Handicap Parking is available in the Wainfleet arena parking lot.
|Sunday, 1||Labour Day Long Weekend Drive||9:30 am|
Starting point will be at Tim's on Trafalgar just south of Dundas in Oakville. First part of the drive will take us north to Lower Base Line W. and then west via country roads to Carlisle Golf Club for a coffee and snack. Following a short break we will return to Oakville by a different route and have you home in time for Sunday lunch (and to watch the Belgian G.P at Spa which you set to record). Total route is approximately 50 miles which will take a little less than 2 hours. Please send me an e-mail if you plan to join in the drive and I'll send you the route and waiver.
|Friday, 6||Watkins Glen 2019 Grand Pix Festival||9:00 am|
At the Grand Prix Festival of Watkins Glen, presented by Chemung Canal Trust, there is something for everyone! Parked along the main streets of the village you will find over 600 classic sports cars of all ages and marques for your enjoyment. In addition to live music, wine tasting, food courts, and assorted other family activities, a variety of vendors of racing items and related Merchandise are provided for your entertainment and pleasure. And an added bonus is that Triumph is the feature marque! For more details click on the below link.
|Sunday, 8||Markham Auto Classic - Main Street Markham||8:00 am|
The 20th Annual Markham Auto Classic in support of the Centre For Dreams will be here once again with over 200 classic vehicles, along with great food and live entertainment on historic Main Street Markham. $10 through early bird registration which can be accessed via the below link (applies until 11:59:59 on August 31st, 2019) OR the fee to register a car for this event is $20 cash the day of the event.
|Saturday, 14||British Car Day - Saturday Drive (REGISTRATION REQUIRED)||12:00 pm|
Similar to last year we are planning a drive for LBCs on the Saturday afternoon before British Car Day®. It will start at Bronte Creek Provincial Park at about 1 p.m. and we will provide a pizza lunch beforehand at around Noon and then there will be some lead cars to show you some of the roads in our area. If you do plan to join the drive, please drop me a line by 9th September at the below e-mail so that we know how many of you to expect and that you don’t go hungry. We’ll send you the route and waiver via e-mail soon after registration closes.
|Sunday, 15||36th British Car Day||8:00 am|
Another great show is planned and we are expecting over 1,000 British Cars, great vendors, 6 wonderful anniversary cars, a fly by of WW1 bi-planes and tri-planes courtesy of The Great War Flying Museum, and much more. Check out our website for details and don't forget to pre-register before 9th September; it's a great way to save money ($15 versus $20 at the gate) and time (you pick up your goody bag on the way in which includes a 56 page programme, voting card and pencil, dash plaque and much, much more). The Awards Ceremonies start at 2 p.m. and go for about an hour. Please stick around so you can pick up your award ... we have 58 different car classes and 3 awards per class so the odds are pretty good that you might! There will also be a panel of judges selecting the Best of Show and a Long Distance Award presented to the car driven the furthest (you must pre-register to be eligible). Look forward to seeing you on the 15th. Dave Sims, Chairman British Car Day.
|Friday, 20||Eco Auto Expo - Canadian Tire Motorsport Park||10:00 am|
COMING TO CANADA’S ICONIC CANADIAN TIRE MOTORSPORT PARK (MOSPORT)!
- Canada’s first Eco-auto Expo
- Featuring and showcasing only hybrid and electric vehicles
- Plus many vehicles will be available for test drives on both the track and surrounding roadways
For more details click on the below URL.
|Saturday, 28||Classic Car Show, Clinton, Ontario (close to Goderich on L. Huron)||11:00 am|
The following note is from Angela Smith from the Municipality of Central Ontario.
I am writing to invite you and your members to join us on September 28th, 2019 for a car show in Clinton, Ontario. I know it’s a bit of a drive, but if you’re looking for a nice drive in rural Ontario along Lake Huron…we would love to have you! Registration is free, and can be accomplished via the below web site, but donations to the food bank are welcomed. We are having live music, food vendors, a vendor’s craft market, activities for kids, horse show and more! If you have any questions, please call 519-416-5922-or email email@example.com. Thanks, Angela.
|Saturday, 28||Port Dover Harbour Museum Fun Car Rally||11:30 am|
Open to all cars with a special category for Classic vehicles - cost is $20 per vehicle and only 40 spots are available.
Registration cut-off 11 a.m. on day of the rally. Mandatory driver / navigator meeting at 11:30 a.m.
Entry forms are available at the museum located at 44 Harbour Street, Port Dover, 519-583-2660 or at the below e-mail.
|Thursday, 3||“Gateway” TRials, St. Louis, Missouri||9:00 am|
Fellow TTC Members. Once again I will be organizing a Caravan down to the 6-PACK Trials this year to be held in St. Louis, Missouri. 6-PACK is a North American based Owners Group of Triumph TR5, TR250 and TR6 Sports Cars. This year is a special year as we will be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the TR6. Come explore St. Louis and the surrounding areas while driving scenic 2-lane roads including Historic Route 66. Please note, although 6-PACK is dedicated to the TR5, TR250 and TR6, this event welcomes participation by ALL Triumph Owners and includes a Judging Class in the Saturday Morning Car Show if you wish to participate.
Early plans are to break the drive down and back into 2 days each stopping overnight somewhere in the middle (Hotel to be decided). Our departure day would be Wednesday October 2nd with arrival planned for early afternoon, Thursday the 3rd. We would start our journey homeward on the morning of Sunday October 5th and be home on Monday the 6th. Total driving time each way would be approximately 14 hours not including fuel and food stops (or roadside technical sessions….)
Host Hotel is the Sheraton Westport Lakeside Chalet Hotel, St Louis. Room rates are $129.00 US per night. Note**** There is currently a contest on for the first 50 people to book a room at the hotel…you can win your stay for free!
More information regarding the agenda, registration and host hotel can be found on the below event website. If you are interested in attending this great event, or have any questions, please feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Cheers, David “Tush” Tushingham
|Friday, 4||Fall Scenic Drive to Iroquois on Highway 2||8:00 am|
Robin and Ria are inviting those who remember long time club members Malcolm and Brenda Taylor to join them on a scenic fall colours drive on highway 2 and alongside Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence river to their retirement home in Iroquois. This will be a 250 mile one-way drive with an overnight stop at a motel in Iroquois, then on the return journey we will cross over close-by to the US side, then drive on the other side of the St. Lawrence to Alexandria bay, a 72 mile drive, before crossing back to Canada. If you want to join Robin and Ria on this Fall drive please contact them at 705-484 -0071 or via the below e-mail.
|Sunday, 6||Classic and Iconic Car Toy Drive - Country Heritage Park, Milton||9:00 am|
Come in your classic cars, special interest cars or your motorcycles & scooters and enjoy free entry into the Park (normally $10). Free tea/coffee and doughnut for the first 180 people. Food Vendor on site. Draw prizes, Entertainment, and a visit from Santa Claus. Enjoy an optional self guided tour of the area. Musical entertainment from the Halton Hills Concert Band. In lieu of any payment we ask that you bring a gift or a new unwrapped toy, or place a cash donation in the sealed “Kettle”, which will then be donated to the Acton Salvation Army . For More info, contact Phil or Wendy Miller at the below e-mail.
|Sunday, 13||Thanksgiving Long Weekend Drive||9:30 am|
Date confirmation and details will be forthcoming but in the meantime please book this date in your calendars for a fun drive in the country.
|Sunday, 20||All British Auto Swap Meet - Rockton Fairgrounds||8:30 am|
PLACE: Rockton Fairgrounds, 812 Old Highway 8, Rockton, ON.
TIME: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (7:30 a.m. for vendors).
COST: $6.00 includes free parking (dedicated area for LBCs).
INFO: Don at 905-541-1975 or below e-mail.
|Tuesday, 19||Toronto Triumph Club Annual General Meeting||7:00 pm|
Date confirmation and details will be forthcoming but in the meantime please book this date in your calendars for our annual AGM.