British Car Festival
September 10, 2000 -- 9:00 - 4:00
Sponsored by the British Car Union, a not-for-profit organization of a dozen Chicago area British car clubs, this Festival is the 13th annual gathering of British car enthusiasts. The 1998 British Car Festival had over 850 British cars of different models and years, over two thousand people, and over $6000 in gifts, including four round-trip tickets to England donated by British Airways. The Festival features one of the finest displays of British cars in the USA. Where else will you see classic British cars ranging in age from 1928 to present, Austin, Austin-Healey, Bentley, DeLorean, Triumph, MG, Lotus, Morris, Morgan, Jaguar, Jensen-Healey, Mini-Cooper, Sunbeam, Aston Martin, Daimler, Cortina, Land-Rover, Riley, Rolls-Royce, TVR and others you’ve only read about.
Dinner / Cocktails and Conversation
There will be registration and display of British Motorcycles.
This year’s Festival is September 10, 2000 . The location is Oakton Community College, in Des Plaines, Illinois, easily reached from major expressways. The forest preserve setting provides ample paved parking for both participants and spectators. Vendors and local marque clubs will be on hand to answer questions and provide information.
We still need volunteers from the CMGC to help with traffic control. Please contact Dave Bralich at 630.289.7915 or e-mail Dbralich@gbop.org and volunteer ˝ hr. of your day.
British Car Rally
To commemorate the 102nd birthday of Donald Healey, the Austin-Healey Club of America, Midwest Region, is proud to sponsor the D.M. Healey Centenary Rally. The rally will start on Saturday from the 1 Schaumburg Place parking lot (at Route 53/I-290 and Higgins Road), with the first car off at 12:00 P.M. The event will run as much as possible on back roads, and will end at the 94th Aero Squadron Restaurant, 1070 S. Milwaukee Ave., Wheeling, (847 459-3700) site of the BCU Saturday Hospitality (4-7pm). The rally entry fee is $10.00. Rally Dash Plaques will be provided to all entrants and trophies will be awarded to winners
Social Get together
Saturday, September 9, 2000 -- 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
at the 94th Aero Squadron
1070 S. Milwaukee Ave., Wheeling, IL.