Triumphest is less than a month away. I was looking forward to seeing
if anything has changed from last year's Tahoe event where the Spitfires
and GT6's were soundly snubbed.
Well, folks it looks like this year's event in San Diego will be more of
If you go to the Triumphest home page at the link below, you will find
their logo for this year's event.
Look at the drawings of the 4 cars and see if you can see a Spitfire or
If that is a precursor of things to come, I think this might be my last
Triumphest event, particularly in light of the shady way that I was
coaxed into attending this year's event.
After I proclaimed that I would not come because there wwould not (for
the second time in a row) be an autocross at the San Diego event, they
later came back and stated that they had reconsidered and were in fact
going to have one. Based on that, I sent in my registration and
reserved a hotel room.
Today, I got an update trying to sell the autocross as "Running with the
big boys"! What it amounts to is they are passing on the autocross and
letting people who want to run an autocross go to the already scheduled
San Diego Region of the SCCA monthly event which is going to be held at
Qualcomm stadium on Saturday, not Friday as originally announced.
Bad move guys. It is this type of subversive planning that sours people
on your events.