20160610 Web Report


Website Housekeeping Notes

During the week I updated the Escarpment Run details (see below in Upcoming Events At A Glance). I also added a Recent Updates list to the left hand column of the website which will help you find new articles without waiting for the (mostly) weekly Web Report.

A sad message from the Chairman:

Phil Morgan
On behalf of the Executive, it is with deep regret that I have to inform you of the death of one of our members, Phil Morgan. Phil was always a mover and shaker in the world of vintage Jaguars but had also branched away with the Alvis brand later on. Phil had been battling pancreatic …

Alberta Auction Highlights

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James Tworow reports on an Alberta Auction: Smoking deals on some old British cars at a recent auction here in southern Alberta, my friend went and reported some of the results to me… The cars were being sold at no reserve…

NZ Charity Auction

20160609 NZ Charity Auction
This 1963 Humber 90 sold for NZ$45,000 (CA$40,800) at a charity auction to raise funds for the Wanganui Cancer Society in New Zealand. It was donated to the Wanganui Cancer Society after being thoroughly restored by one of their volunteers.

John Griffith passed along an invitation:

This is an invitation to anyone who would like to take part in the Sound of Music Festival Parade through Burlington on Saturday, 18th of June. The Festival organizers are looking for Classic Cars to carry dignitaries in the Parade along with the Teen Tour Band.
If you are available that day, and would like to take part, please contact them at http://www.soundofmusic.ca/parade

Online Jigsaw Puzzle

Ford Trader with a load of MK1 Consuls and Zepyhr puzzle from my site Grey Brits … Enjoy!

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Finds and For Sale

This is gathered, primarily, from our Facebook site
Submissions are accepted, but preferably on a sale site I can link to.

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What we found this week … 1973 Triumph GT6, 1967 Austin Cambridge A60, 1961 Vauxhall Victor, 1977 Daimler Sovereign Vanden Plas, 1964 Vauxhall Victor, 1965 MG 1100, 1953 Morris Oxford, 1961 Morris Minor

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More of What we found this week … it was so busy we’ve split it into two posts … 1960 Morris Minor Pickup, 1970 MG B GT, 1967 Jaguar 420, 1961 MGA coupe, 1969 Rover 2000TC P6, 1950 Oxford Morris custom Woodie, Peel P50, 1966 Lotus Cortina

Upcoming Events At A Glance

20160618-Chi-Cheemaun  2016-CHGP   2016-AABFM   2016-BurlwoodFieldOfDreams


20160612 Escarpment Run St. Catharines almost to Stony Creek Sunday, June 12, 2016 Darrell McDonald and Harold Leece have put together a drive along the escarpment west from St. Catharines along Old Highway #8 almost to Stony Creek, then venturing up the escarpment to Ridge Road a few times on the way back. The overall run is about 50 miles …

20160617 Canadian Historic Grand Prix Mosport Grand Prix Circuit More information at VARAC

20160617 Mini Meet North June 17th to 19th Canadian Tire Motorsports Park aka Mosport Bowmanville, Ontario More Info at minimeetnorth@gmail.com Facebook

20160618 Chi-Cheemaun Festival & Car Show Tobermory, the “Tub”, lies at the tip of the Bruce Peninsula, where #6 Highway ends at the waters of Georgian Bay, (recently a woman from away drove down the boat ramp into the harbour following her GPS. She wasn’t hurt and her car got a complete wash – inside and out!). From its southern terminus …

20160618 Alberta All British Field Meet Victoria Park, Edmonton, Alberta Alberta All British Motoring Society

20160619 VARAC Canadian Historic Grand Prix Burlwood Field of Dreams Car Show and Parade VARAC Canadian Historic Grand Prix Mosport Grand Prix Circuit Canadian Tire Motorsport Park June 19, 2016 More information at MOWOG University

Mamma Mia, contact Tony Hughes at xj-sv121989@rogers.com