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Re: FW: FOT sales pitch

To: Jeff Wilt <>
Subject: Re: FW: FOT sales pitch
From: Richard Hardison <>
Date: Sat, 18 Nov 2000 13:34:07 -0600

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-----
> From:   Gambony, Jim []
> Sent:   Thursday, November 16, 2000 1:37 PM
> To:     ''
> Cc:     ''
> Subject:        FOT sales pitch
> Jeff,
> 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
> (Red
> River Triumph Club or RRTC) and immediately joined. In the intervening
> years
> 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
> come
> out vintage racing in the spring.
> Cheers,
> Jim
> ps.  I'm writing this from work, but could you send the replies to my home
> email?  Thanks!

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