Many people have been following the story of Tom Patton’s 2018 race experiences and have asked for a schedule. Here it is. Links are to his reports of the event… some with video!
First published TEAE Newsletter March 2018 Rootes Review As Team Tiger prepares for the upcoming season, the club has asked me to give a running account of the season in the newsletter. 2018 will mark the thirty-eighth year… Read More
First published TEAE Newsletter April 2018 Rootes Review New Orleans, LA – March 9-10, 2018 Racing can be such a high or a devastating low! NOLA was right in the middle. We arrived in New Orleans to beautiful… Read More
First published TEAE Newsletter May 2018 Rootes Review Team Tiger’s third race of the season was April 12-15, at the Virginia International Raceway (VIR). VIR is famous for the uphill fourth gear Esses and sharp elevation changes. The… Read More
The Prototype Tiger Thanks to Curt Bowland for finding this story. Check it out for some details on the development of the Tiger.
from the April 2008 RootesReview: The Rootes brothers, William and Reginald, began a car sales business after the First World War. They built a successful dealership in Kent before setting up shop in Long Acre, London. They took… Read More
by Tom Wiencek in the May 1996 RootesReview Special accessories to personalize your Rootes vehicle were available from the introduction of the Alpine. Most people are familiar with the options installed at the factory. These included wire wheels,… Read More
by Rex Funk in the May 1995 RootesReview: Short diagonal lines on the drawings point to important identification features for each car. SERIES I High fins, angled like ’57 Chevy Low (4″) roll-up window guide post Horizontal spare… Read More
When fitted with the proper equipment, the Tiger became a true racer and could dominate an event while putting some of Europe’s finest to shame. This proper equipment was available from the beginning for the Tiger and was designated as LAT meaning Los Angeles Tiger.
Marks the start of the Venezia Registry September 12, 2013 Exactly 50 years ago, an interesting event took place in Venice, Italy. On a barge, a Sunbeam Venezia was transported to the Piazza San Marco to be presented… Read More