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V8 Register Convention - Champagne British Car Festival

Subject: V8 Register Convention - Champagne British Car Festival
Date: Tue, 25 May 1999 10:50:58 EDT
May 26-30, 1999  
Jumer's Castle Lodge/Lincoln Square Mall in Urbana-Champaign, Illinois

The V8 MGs will be coming to central Illinois for their annual meet this 
Wednesday, May 26th. They can be found at the Rantoul National Aviation 
Centre (former Chanute Air Force Base) in Rantoul, IL from noon to 4pm of 
Thursday, where the registrants will be participating in an autocross 
sponsored by the Champaign County Sports Car Club as well as 1/4 mile 
individual runs against the Illinois State Police's radar gun. Friday will be 
full of tech sessions for the V8 owner or "wanna-be" at Jumer's Castle Lodge 
in downtown Urbana, IL. Over a dozen V8s are expected with additional 
enthusiasts in attendance.

The 1999 Champagne British Car Festival will begin on Friday, May 28th. Theme 
of the festival is "Pieces of Eight"...a pyrate theme with the featured car 
being the MG V8! Activities include a murder mystery on both Friday and 
Saturday night; a funkana on Saturday morning; cruise on Saturday afternoon; 
high tea Saturday afternoon; dawn patrol cruise on Sunday morning; popular 
vote all-British car display on Sunday with over 26 classes.


Hotel information: 217/384-8800
V8 meet information: 217/469-2007 (rick)
CBCF information: 309/663-5372 (gary)

Mail order t-shirts available.....a great design with an "Ed 'Big Daddy' 
Roth" style V8 MG on the rick ingram at   
   for information.


rick ingram
'78 MGB - '69 MGC 

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