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Vintage Triumph Register Convention 2016

Once again, the Red River Triumph Club hosts the Vintage Triumph Registry National Convention. This time it’s on the shore of Lake Texoma on the border with Oklahoma during the mild North Texas Fall weather. Events start on Tuesday 4 October and culminate with the awards banquet Friday evening 7 October. One of the highlights of the convention will be a discussion with Graham Robson and Richard Langworth. Two well know figures in British Motoring. Registration will open on Monday afternoon. Events include Auto Cross, Gimmick rallies, Breakfast and Dinner drives, Funkhana, Le Mans start, TSD Rally, Dinner cruise, Welcome reception, Concours and Participant’s Choice Car shows. Pottsboro is located about 1hr north of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex and is easily accessible from I-35, I-30 and I-20. Come join the Red River Triumph Club at the Tanglewood Resort for another […]

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The A-Series Engine – Review

When you talk about definitive books, The A-Series Engine: It’s First Sixty Years by Graham Robson has to be included in the list. This exhaustive work covers the first sixty years of the engine’s life and development of one of the most popular and widely used engines in British automotive history. I am not sure how one has a favorite engine, versus a favorite marque or model, but I am most certainly an a-series fan. It could be that I love my the BMC 1100s and Minis and Spridgets, or it could be that it is just such a robust and versatile engine. Built from 1951 to 2000, BMC’s A-Series engine was a remarkably successful, versatile and invaluable power unit that far outlived its original projected life. Not only did it power road cars as varied as the Austin A30, […]