Victory for Team Tiger at Watkins Glen | Issue 5

Watkins Glen International is a 3.4 mile, 11 turn high speed race track that overlooks Lake Seneca in the Finger Lakes region of New York. Formula 1 called Watkins Glen its US home from 1961 through 1980. Now… Read More

An Insider’s Look at Team Tiger Mid Ohio Race Report | Issue 4

The first weekend of June, Team Tiger made the short two-and-a-half hour trip north to Lexington, Ohio and our favorite race track…Mid Ohio. The track is set in the scenic Amish country and is one marketed as the… Read More

Tom Patton’s Race Schedule

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!

Tom Patton’s 2018 Racing Season | Issue 1

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

Tom Patton’s 2018 Racing Season | Issue 2

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

Tom Patton’s 2018 Racing Season | Issue 3

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

Tiger Prototype

The Prototype Tiger Thanks to Curt Bowland for finding this story.   Check it out for some details on the development of the Tiger.

Some Rootes Group History

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

Rootes Special Alpine Accessories

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

FIELD GUIDE TO SUNBEAM ALPINES

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