| the British Car Union presents
THE 1999 BRITISH CAR FESTIVAL
Sunday, September 12th
Oakton Community College, Des Plaines
If you have ever owned, wanted to own, or just enjoy British cars, then the British Car Festival is for you. The condition of your car is not important...but getting together is. We welcome all British cars and anyone with an interest in British motoring.
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.
Volunteers needed: We still need around 15 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 a half hour of your day.
Dinner / Cocktails and Conversation
Saturday, September 11th, 4PM to 7PM
at the 94th. Aero Squadron
1070 S. Milwaukee Ave., Wheeling, IL
Come and meet your fellow British Car enthusiasts at the 94th Aero Squadron the evening before the festival.
Donald M. Healey Centenary Rally
Saturday, September 11th
To commemorate the 101st 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 1:00 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 $7.00. Open to all British Cars & British Car Clubs!
See www.qth.com/bcu for complete info.