Vintage American iron joined the fray in the prewar class.
Allard on the track.
Allard was also a featured marque at the Festival.
The XJR-5 easily took over the lead and maintained first place.
After starting at the end of the pack in the Jaguar feature race, the XJR-5 quickly worked its way to vie for the lead out of Canada Corner and into Thunder Valley.
Special guest of honor Bob Tullius shared his Group 44 racing experiences with his Jaguar XJR-5 in the background.
A Rolls Royce crashed the Jaguar concours.
The Vintage Sports Car Driver’s Association Fall Festival featured the Jaguar Clubs of North America’s Challenge and Concours.
All good things must come to an end so morning found us packing the boot and heading for home.
The hot sun seemed to radiate off the Union Jack decorated top of a Triumph, offering another walking path.
Niles Harris attended the convention with his TR6. We were honored and humbled to meet him. The 8th of November was written about this man:
A headlight reflects the image of an admirer.
Italian Giovanni Michelotti gave the Triumph TR3 a little razzle dazzle by designing the Italia 2000 and setting it on 329 TR3 chassis and running gear in Turin, Italy between 1959 and 1962. These cars are quite rate and highly sought by collectors.
Driving a Triumph Stag on an English Summer Evening
An Ice Cream Run is a popular event at any Triumph convention. Gus’s did not disappoint.
Son Charlie’s TR6 on a rally.
was enjoyed by Funkhana event participants Nothing like including a good old Midwest tradition.
A 1930s Triumph Gloria goes through tech inspection.
Triumphs filled the roadways as we headed to the Vintage Triumph Register’s 2015 National Convention in Fontana, WI last week. This year’s event was hosted by the Illinois Sports Owners Association chapter.
Our 1980 Triumph TR8 seems to reflect the color of the Jampot Bakery in the Keweenaw Peninsula in Upper MI. The bakery is operated by monks of the Holy Transfiguration Skete..
. . . in the Triumph TR8 requires a clean windscreen.
. . . was once a part of our stable.
The ’58 Triumph TR3.
Son Charlie’s TR6 has literally been restored one piece at a time. . . more than once.