History

United XXXIII – Banquet

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The banquet was held in the main lodge of the Boyne Mountain resort.  After a social hour where new and old friends chatted the group was seated and distribution of the door prizes commenced. As always there were quite a few desirable prizes and the drawings held everyone’s interest.  After dinner awards were presented for […]

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United XXXIII Concours

Concours – Boyne City Park The concours was held in a grassy park on the shore of Lake Charlevoix in the heart of Boyne City.  There was a good turnout of Tigers and Alpines as well as some of the rarer Rootes vehicles, including two “proper” Alpines an Alpine GT and a very well preserved […]

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United XXXIII – 2014 Boyne Mountain Resort

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Some photos of the Boyne Mountain Resort: (click on a photo for a larger view)

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United XXXIII – Autocross Awards

Barry Schonberger set up and ran the autocross and presented trophies to the drivers with the best time in their class. The results were: Stock Alpine: 1st Joe McConlogue 26.100 seconds 2nd Larry Marrocca 26.904 seconds Stock Tiger: 1st Tom Calvert 23.991 Seconds 2nd Tom Jeffers 24.443 Seconds Street Prepared Tiger: 1st John Logan Jr. […]

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United XXXIII – 2014 – Autocross

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Autocross at Boyne Mountain The Autocross was held across the street from the hotel. The weather held out and we had a dry course, if it was a bit chilly. Barry Schonberger brought all of the equipment needed for an SCCA event and a good time was had by all. Volunteers arrived at the ridiculously […]

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United XXXIII – Concours Awards – Tigers

After dinner Bob Sharkey presented awards to for the concours.  Concours rules are available on the website and anyone is invited to participate. Links are provided to photos of the cars and the 2014 winners are:   Stock Tiger: 1st Al Erickson 1965 MK 1 2nd Clyde McLaughlin 1966 MK 1A 3rd Randy Zimmerman 1967 […]

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United XXXIII – Other Awards

Two attendees at each United are recognized for their special efforts in getting to the event. These may not be the most coveted awards at the United. Presentations were made by John Logan and Tom Calvert.   Longest Distance Driven to the United in a Rootes Vehicle: Lora Sharkey 1963 Series III Alpine drove over […]

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United XXXIII – Special Awards

Beyond the concours and autocross awards are the special awards, the Lord Rootes, Wally Smith, and Keith Porter Awards. These were presented by Pam Jeffers. The Lord Rootes trophy is presented to a member who has made significant contributions to TE/AE and the Marque during the previous year. This award is considered to be the […]

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United XXXIII – Concours Awards – Alpines

After dinner Bob Sharkey presented awards to for the concours.  Concours rules are available on the website and anyone is invited to participate. Links are provided to photos of the cars and the 2014 winners are: Stock Alpine: 1st Gordon Foss 1967 Series V 2nd Wayne Pierzge 1964 Series IV GT 3rd Joe McConlogue 1967 […]

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United XXXIII – Car Cruise

On Friday the roads of the Boyne City area were filled with Sunbeams. In the morning the group was split into two to alternate the visits to Van Dam Boats and Classic Instruments. Both were very interesting operations, and definitely upscale.  Afterwards the group reconvened for a luncheon at Little Traverse Bay Country Club, then […]

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