I am happy to second Jim Gambony. We could have a large Triumph group
at CVAR next year!
Jeff Wilt wrote:
> Jim Gambony somehow has never gotten on our list - possibly because he's
> been messin' with his Mini's. If he promises to get a TR running for CVAR
> next season(he did), I nominate him to the FOT. His bio is below - saving
> that second step! Cheers to all and someone punch in a second!
> Jeff Wilt
> 59 TR3A #39
> -----Original Message-----
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> Subject: FOT sales pitch
> Here's some background that may be pertinent to the list:
> I bought my first Spitfire in 1989 ('73 1500 running, for a month :-(.
> Less than a year after buying my first Spit I was moved from the east coast
> to the Dallas area. After settling in for a year I found the local club
> River Triumph Club or RRTC) and immediately joined. In the intervening
> I've been very active in the club, both in attending meetings/events and in
> helping to run the show. I was vp of the club in 1996/1997 (1997 was our
> turn to host the VTR National), and since retiring from that post I've been
> helping coordinate club rallies and other driving events.
> I'm also running a '76 vintage Spitfire in SCCA Solo 2 (autocross) in the
> D-Modified class. In addition to winning the Southwest Divisional series
> I've also finished in first place in our regional series. In April I upheld
> the Triumph honor, winning the Solo 2 National Tour event at Texas Motor
> Speedway, soundly beating a well prepped Austin Healey Sprite.
> In addition to running the cars I have an appreciation for Triumph's racing
> heritage. When I first started going to the races with my older brothers,
> it was to cheer for the Group 44 team. Ok, they were racing Jaguar XJR-7s
> by then.
> This winter I'll be putting together one of three track car projects to
> out vintage racing in the spring.
> ps. I'm writing this from work, but could you send the replies to my home
> email? Thanks!