Just three weeks away!!!
THE BRITISH CAR MEET * 2005
EL CAMINO PARK * PALO ALTO
September 10th & 11th * 9am - 5pm
Join us for one of the most historic British automotive lawn events
in California. Over 500 quirky, classic, & thoroughly lovable British
cars are again expected to grace the field at El Camino Park (across
from Stanford Center) for the 25th Annual Palo Alto British Car Meet.
* SUNDAY CAR SHOW - SEPTEMBER 11th
Join your British car friends for a smashing day at the park. Don't
have a show car? Don't worry! Daily drivers, vintage racers, street
rods and works-in-progress are as welcome as Concours quality
restorations. British food, jazz, toys, and more fun than you'll be
able to tolerate!
People's Choice Awards in six classes and club participation award.
There will be no preregistration and all entrants will receive a
commemorative gift. Cars will be placed on the field at about 9AM,
and the fun goes on all day. The registration fee is $25 per car at
the gate. Joining us again this year will be the cool little cars
from the Arcane Auto Society. Spectators attend free.
* SATURDAY SWAP MEET - SEPTEMBER 10th
This year we are adding a FREE swap meet for British car owners
provided by O'Cconnor Classics Autos in the car park outside their
shop, 2569 Scott Blvd. in Santa Clara. From the Bayshore Freeway
(101), Take The Montague south, turn left at Scott, the very first
cross street, & follow it around to the 2500 block, look for the
industrial complex to the left. The meet will go from 7am - 11am.
This will give people the chance to do both the swap meet and the
tour. Leave enough time - El Camino Park is about 25 minutes away.
As an added treat, a proper English breakfast and coffee will be
available from our regular Sunday Catering Corps, Dennis Bedford
and The Ministry of Food .
* SATURDAY BACKROAD TOUR - SEPTEMBER 10th
The British Car Meet TOUR TO THE SEA starts at El Camino Park in
Palo Alto - the same place as the Sunday Car Show. This is a no
cost option for people who like to drive their cars as well as
show 'em. We will be sending cars off between 9:00AM and 11:00AM.
A map will be provided. The tour ends at Cameron's Pub in Half
Moon Bay where we will be kicking tyres and telling tall tales
in the car park well into the afternoon.
* DIRECTIONS TO EL CAMINO PARK:
The park is located on the El Camino, just north of University
Ave, opposite Stanford Shopping Center. From 101, take University
Ave. west, go under the Alma Street overpass, and turn right onto
the El Camino Real. From 280, take the Sandhill Road Exit east and
turn right on the El Camino, stay to the right to the University Ave.
exit, turn left at the overpass, then left again back onto the El
Camino heading north.
PLEASE, DO NOT PARK TRAILERS IN THE STANFORD
CENTER PARKING LOT! Trailer parking will be available on-site
on the south field baseball diamond.
Call for information: 310-392-6605
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