The Los Angeles Tiger (LAT)

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.

Rootes Reviews: Now Available Online

Here are searchable copies (as individual files) of the first issues of Rootes Review — all gussied up with Optical Character Recognition so you can search for specific terms. The project  has been completed and all of the… Read More

Sample Rootes Review

Want to see what all the hoopla is about? Download this sample issue of Rootes Review

New Electronic Rootes Review

By Jim Morrison Membership Chairman Tigers East/Alpines East is now offering an Internet based distribution of our monthly newsletter, The Rootes Review. We are calling it the Electronic Rootes Review. If you sign up for this method, you… Read More

Chili Madness: A Passionate Cookbook

From Rootes Review Vol. 6, #2, March 1981 If you’ve wondered what he’s been designing lately, this recipe was found in a cookbook, Chili Madness: A Passionate Cookbook by Jane Butel Carroll Shelby’s Chili 1/2 pound suet or… Read More


From Rootes Review Vol. 5, #4, April 1980 by Alan Richard Simon It started as a bad day… the guy rewelding the traction bars on my 1965 Tiger torched the carpet under the passenger’s seat and had the… Read More

The story of Dr. John Bruney’s Lemans

From Rootes Review: Vol. 9, #10, 1984 Dr. John Bruney purchased his azure blue Harrington LeMans from a Columbus, OH, sportscar dealer on August 21, 1964. He traded a blue ’63 TR4 (22,000 miles young) for the attractive,… Read More

Winter Tiger

From Rootes Review: Vol. 3, #7, December 1978 Those of us who live in the northern areas of the country, where it snows near the end/beginning of the year, are often the recipients of an assortment of sneers,… Read More

World’s Fastest Sunbeam Wannabie

From Rootes Review: Vol. 5, #4, April 1980 The president of Tigers/Alpines East has requested that the club Reps send an article to the Rootes Review, detailing what is going on in our region. For the interest of… Read More

Racing Alpine Found!

Photos and article by Steve Silverstein First published in Rootes Review, April 2006 Parked almost 36 years ago, This Alpine early Series II raced from 1963-1968, and appears to have been driven by J. Mone. I haven’t been… Read More