Tigers East/Alpines East Concours d’Elegance Quick Reference Judging Guide Sunbeam Tiger Stock Class This guide is meant to provide a quick reference for judges (and owners) of Sunbeam Tigers that are entered in the Stock Class of a Concours d’Elegance. It is not all inclusive, but it does highlight many key features of Sunbeam Tigers, (more…)
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 Indy car, Pirelli World Challenge, IMSA and NASCAR visit the “Glen” each year. We ran the Glen (more…)
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 “most competitive” in the US. This is the track where we won our GT2 National Championship in (more…)
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 that we have raced the Tiger. It started with a chance invite to attend an “autocross” competition (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 weather — low 70’s and sunny! We had a test day on Friday to prepare for the (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 track is located within a 1,300-acre property located at the Virginia-North Carolina border and one of our (more…)
The Prototype Tiger Thanks to Curt Bowland for finding this story. Check it out for some details on the development of the Tiger.
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.
A visitor asked: How do you verify that a Tiger is for real and not a fake? The easiest way to identify a “real” Tiger is to determine if it has been authenticated by the TAC process.* If the car has been TAC’d, you’ll find a numbered decal behind the cubby (glove) box. TAC stands for (more…)