An opportunity to make use of your MG in the way Kimber intended . . .
The Abingdon Trials
September 24-25, 1998
A Double Twelve Endurance Rally on the wide open roads of the Midwest. In =
early Twenties, when MGs were first made, English car makers competed in
Endurance Trials to prove the mettle of their metal. Kimber himself drove =
Number One in such events.
The Abingdon Trials pays homage to those pioneers of the automotive age. T=
Trials will start in Abingdon, Illinois which was named for Abingdon, Engl=
the ancestral home of the MG Car Company. Over two days, we will have two
loops of approximately 500 miles each over the wide open roads of Western
Illinois and the upper Midwest.The overnight between will be at Jumer=92s =
Galesburg. There will be awards for each days run as well as an overall
winner. Join us for one day if you can=92t run both. The rally will have
checkpoints but you set your own route. Shortest distance driven covering =
the checkpoints wins!
And plan to stay on for the Abingdon Weekend. THE MG Weekend. The festivi=
are sponsored by the Chicagoland MG Club and feature a concours judged car
show, a mainstreet Gymkhana (set up and run by famous lister Barney Gaylor=
fish fry. And the famous CMGC Hospitality suite.
Call or write Bill Hedrick for rules and further info:
4617 Main Street
Downers Grove, Illinois 60515
or e-mail Kim Tonry - <email@example.com>