Chicagoland MG Club: Driveline August 2016
Upcoming Events

Tally Ho Rally
Sunday, August 14, 2016 - 11:00 am

The starting point is the parking lot of the Lucky Monk Restaurant, 105 Hollywood Blvd, South Barrington, IL, which is just north of the I-90 Barrington Rd exit. When going northbound on Barrington Rd, turn left onto Studio Drive (first traffic light north of I-90), the left onto Holly-wood with the restaurant in view.

Registration is at 11:00 am, drivers meeting at 11:30 am, and the first car will be starting at 12:00 noon.

The rally route is designed to provide a fun experience, with scenic and very low traffic roads of Barrington Hills and the surrounding area.

The Rally end point is also the Lucky Monk Restaurant and the rally length is less than 65 miles. Your rally car is an MG (with a small bonus reduction of penalty points) or any other vintage or later sports car or anything else you have running. The end point will be a restaurant where we can all relax and commiserate.

~~Carl Vogel
Please put this event on your calendar. Look forward to seeing you.

Lucas Memorial Rally
August 28, 2016

Home before Dark

The rally will start at the Jewel parking lot located in Fox River Grove on the west corner of Route 22 and Northwest Highway (same place as last year). Drivers meeting will start at 10:30 a.m. so plan to arrive early enough to allow time for registration. First cars will start at 11:00 a.m.

The route is less than 50 miles on scenic winding country roads perfect for MGs of all types. We will travel past pastures, farms, beautiful homes and country clubs with challenges along the way. The route will end at the Kelsey Road House where we will enjoy food, beverages, stories and awards. The Kelsey Road House is located at 352 Kelsey Road in Barrington, IL ( Hope to see you there!

224-558-6264 or
~~ Rich & Sundy Meservey

30th Annual British Car Festival
Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
(registration closes at 12:30)

Harper College, 1200 West Algonquin Road, Palatine, IL

With more than 500 beautiful cars, this is one of the largest celebrations of British automotive design and engineering in the United States. In addition to the cars, the festival features a variety of classic car parts vendors, presentations, tech workshops, authentic British food and new car dealers showcasing the latest imports from Great Britain. Admission for the general public is free, with donations encouraged for Shelter, Inc., which is a non-profit dedicated to providing community based, emergency and longer-term housing for abused and neglected children. Participant registration fee is $20 before September 4th, $25 after and day of the festival. Prizes are awarded. 

The British Car Festival is organized by the British Car Union, which is a non-profit founded in 1986. It consists of representatives from 20 different Chicagoland British car clubs whose sole purpose is to coordinate the events critical to making the British Car Festival a success each September. For more info:

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