British by the Sea Auto Show

January 16, 2010

in Other Club Events

Featured Marque of the show: Sunbeam!

Connecticut MG ClubThe Connecticut MG Club proudly announces plans for it’s annual sports and antique auto show, BRITISH BY THE SEA. The 2010 show will take place on SUNDAY, June 6th at Harkness Memorial State Park in Waterford, Connecticut.
More than 350 vehicles are expected to be on display and competing for prizes in 32 classes. Such famous British Marques as MG, Triumph, Lotus, TVR, Rover, Morgan, Sunbeam, Austin Healey, Cooper, Rolls Royce and Jaguar will be on display. British trucks and motorcycles will also be included in the show.

Entrants come from throughout New England and the Mid-Atlantic states to take part in this popular show on the beautiful Harkness grounds which are located right on Long Island Sound.

There is no charge for admission to the show; however, there is a parking fee for the park. Visitors are encouraged to bring a picnic and enjoy the scenic park’s facilities. Food and auto products vendors will be present.

British By The Sea is held “rain or shine.”

The featured Marque for British by the Sea this year is SUNBEAM, a noted British manufacturer of sports cars and sedans dating from the 1920s, with two famous models of two-seater sports cars, known as the Alpine and Tiger, produced by the Rootes Group from 1953 until 1968.

Car enthusiasts who wish to enter a car may request additional information and registration materials from the show’s co chairpersons, Annie and Steve Wincze via email at: MGTD52@comcast.net, or via phone at (860) 693-4249.
Pre-registration by May 19th is $10 per entry, or registration is $15 thereafter.

The Connecticut MG Club has approximately 280 members from throughout the state and meets monthly at Farrells’s Restaurant on Route 66 in Portland on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:30 PM. Regional groups in Fairfield, Torrington, Hartford, Middlesex and New London also hold meetings and conduct events during the year. Additional information on the club may be found at its website: www.mgclub.homestead.com