2020 Chattanooga Motorcar Festival

2020 Chattanooga Motorcar Festival *** Cancelled ***

*** Cancelled *** Entry forms are now available for all three events at the 2020 Chattanooga Motorcar Festival, set for Oct. 16-18 in downtown Chattanooga. Presented by DeFoor Brothers and hosted by Fifty Plus Racing Foundation, Inc., the 2020 Festival includes a full three days of activities in West Village, the Tennessee Riverfront and the Westin Hotel Chattanooga. The Time Trials and the High Jinks Rallye will be conducted on both Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 17 and 18, while the Concours d’Elegance is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 18. For the second straight year, the Festival will feature the High Jinks Rallye Experience the Landscape, the Time Trials Between the Bridges, and the Concours d’Elegance Rendezvous of the Greats, focusing on vehicles of all types and presentations that engage, excite and entertain the entire family.

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Choo Choo Refugee New Home – British Car Show, TN

The Southern British Car Club of Greater Chattanooga invites you to The Chattanoogan HotelOctober 26-28, 2018For “Choo Choo Refugee New Home” Car Show Friday, October 26th Registration: 4:30-6:30 pm, Welcome Reception: 6:00 pm, Main courtyard, music provided.Award for the Best Dressed Lord and Award for the Finest Lady. Saturday, October 27th NEW show field location: Crye-Leike lot, 1201 Market Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402 Registration on show field: 8:30-10:30 am Show field opens: 8:30 am Participants Popular Vote ballots will be placed in cars at 11:00 Voting by participants: 11:00-2:00 pm Food is available at the many eateries at The Chattanoogan Hotel (across the street) Funkana: 3:00-4:30 pm Awards Dinner: 6:00 pm, Walker Room, The Chattanoogan Hotel Sunday, October 28th Dutch treat breakfast: 8:00-10:00 am

Return of the British - Rugby, TN

Return of the British – Rugby, TN

Historic Rugby, Tennessee –  Return of the British: 24-26 August 2018. The eighth British Car and Bike show in a 1880s British village. Awards, Prizes, Silent Auction, drive, guided hike, English Tea Setting Contest and more! Each class with a pre-registered entry and classes with 2 or more entries will receive awards. First 50 registrants receive a free dash plaque. Friday, the 24th:  visit with old friends and make new ones at the Harrow Road Café, followed by Irish Road Bowling. Saturday is Show day; 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM Eastern Time. Saturday evening the Remains of the British gather at Oak Lodge for repast and libations (bring some to share). Sunday AM, breakfast at the Harrow Road Café and then on the road. Overnight accommodations are listed on the registration website. For more info contact Charlie Bunnell, 931-210-3732 or [email protected]  Registration $20; $25 […]

Springtime in the Smokies

Springtime in the Smokies – Townsend, TN

Join us in the shadow of the Great Smoky Mountains in Townsend, TN on the grounds of the Talley Ho Inn. People from all over the southeast and beyond come together to show off their colorful paint, polished chrome and works in progress at our annual gathering. Early registration is only $25 and includes the Friday night cookout (by April 15; $30 day of show). Relax in the beauty of a Smoky Mountain spring. Come a day early or stay a day late and drive the Cades Cove loop, hike Laurel Falls, visit Sugarlands Visitor Center or wade in the Little River. Hosted by Blount British Cars and English Auto Society.

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Return of the British Car Show, Rugby, TN

Return of the British. British Car and Bike show held in a 1880s British village. Awards, Prizes, Silent Auction, drive, guided hike in national park and more! Each class with a pre-registered entry, and classes with 2 or more entries will receive awards. First 50 registrants receive a free dash plaque. Friday, the 25th is for visiting with old friends and making new ones at the Harrow Road Café. Saturday, the 26th, is Show day; 9:00AM to 2:30PM. Saturday evening the Remains of the British will gather at Oak Lodge for repast and libations (bring some to share). Sunday AM, breakfast at the Harrow Road Café and then on the road.

Springtime in the Smokies

Springtime in the Smokies – Townsend, TN

See breathtakingly beautiful cars exhibited in the shadow of the Great Smoky Mountains, as enthusiasts come together to proudly provide a show of colorful paint, polished chrome and works of art! Springtime in the Smokies, the annual gathering of European automobiles and motorcycles, always the second Saturday in May, on the grounds of the Talley Ho Inn in beautiful Townsend, Tennessee. The event draws cars from all states surrounding Tennessee; as far north as Michigan, as far south as Florida, and from many other places in between. Entries have included British cars and motorcycles (and now German, Italian, French and Swedish) from as early as the 1930’s. Unusual entries have included Amphicars and even an Austin Healey boat! Owners range from teenagers to senior citizens. Each year a portion of the proceeds from the show are donated to charities serving […]

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Mini Meet East 2016

This year’s Mini Meet East will be in Oak Ridge, Tennessee at the end of June and beginning of July. There will be a car show, a rally, a drive-in movie, a funkana, art and model contests, an autocross, and more. Stay tuned for more details as they become available, but make plans now to attend.  

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Summer Road Trip 2016 – Part 1

The primary purposes of this road trip were (are? I am still on it) to see my friend Gene Gillenwater in Ohio, to attend the MG national meet in Louisville, KY, and to simply get out and drive and see some countryside. I have done all of those, and I am still on the road! The first leg of the road trip took me from Charleston, SC, over some of the worst roads I have ever seen, through North Carolina and a bit of Tennessee up into Virginia. Seriously, the roads in my own home state are the worst I have seen and are in dangerously bad shape. We should be ashamed of ourselves. The second leg of the trip was from Bristol, VA, through Abingdon, VA, because no self-respecting British car fan could pass up going to Abingdon, and […]

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27th Annual British Car Gathering, Townsend, Tennessee

The 27th annual British Car Gathering, hosted by Blount British Cars, will be held May 9, 10, 11, 2014 in Townsend, Tennessee, on the grounds of the Talley Ho Inn. This year the club is partnering with the Knoxville English Auto Society and inviting their European neighbors to enjoy a spring day in the Smokies. Relax in the beauty of the Smoky Mountains and share your passions and experiences with other enthusiasts who are committed to the enjoyment and preservation of British & European cars and motorcycles. Festivities begin Friday night hospitality – a time to mix, mingle and cozy up to a warm fire and swap tall tales. Saturday will offer a field of British and European cars and motorcycles, participant voting, trophy presentation, a car drive, ‘For Sale’ corral and a casual, yet proper, afternoon tea for the ladies. […]