Great thanks!! Sounds like fun..
I can take no credit for the show...I'm a relatively new member and
Berkley (and the people I met in the club are what made me join..it is a
great event to be associated with)
1973 Midget 1275 '88 240 Volvo '92 F150
1974 Midget 1275 (currently in many little boxes)
Central Virginia MG Classics
On Fri, 16 Jan 1998 00:32:12 -0500 "Jeff Church" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>I copied this off of Les Myers PDLJMPR Sprite page (a super site!!!)
>written by Reid Trummel, President of Austin Healey Club. I'm working
>the nerve and confidence to drive my Bugeye there. BTW I enjoyed
>this year. Your club did a fine job.
>"In Carlisle, Pennsylvania in May of next year (May 11-14, 1998 to be
>exact), there will be a very special event to celebrate the 40th
>of the Austin-Healey Sprite. The event is called "Sprite Rush '98" and
>follows in the footsteps of Sprite Fest '88 and Sprite Bash '93,
>which celebrated the 30th and 35th anniversaries.
>This is not a club-sponsored event (although it it certainly supported
>the clubs). Rather, every five years, a Sprite enthusiast by the name
>Rick Moses organizes these parties. By profession, Rick is a dentist,
>his passion is the Sprite. Rick lives in Hershey, Pennsylvania (where
>make the chocolate). Plans are already well underway for this party/
>event/celebration, and if you own a Sprite, or just like Sprites, or
>just looking for a good party with British car nuts, then you really
>plan to go. I went to the event in 1988 and had a ball! What a hoot to
>so many Sprites and their fans in one place at one time!
>Big Healey owners and their cars are just as welcome.
>Rick even has a new toll-free phone number for promoting this event
>other Sprite activities (he publishes his own Sprite newsletter and
>maintains the Sprite Registry, all non-profit, of course). The
>number is 1-888-5SPRITE (because there were five models of the Sprite
>count the Austin Sprite -- with "Healey" dropped from the name as on
>very late cars).
>Obviously there will be more publicity and announcements as we get
>the actual event, but you might want to mark your calendars now as
>this is a
>once-every-five-years event where you will really have a ball.
>Reid Trummel 1960 AH Sprite, among some bigger Healeys
>From: Richard L. Bergstrom <email@example.com>
>To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
>Date: Friday, January 16, 1998 9:47 PM
>Subject: Re: Spriterush
>>Where, When, and what is SPRITERUSH?
>>1973 Midget 1275 '88 240 Volvo '92 F150
>>1974 Midget 1275 (currently in many little boxes)
>>Central Virginia MG Club
>>On Fri, 16 Jan 1998 11:45:21 -0400 Amy Soich <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>> I am hoping to drive my sprite to it as well. I am only about 3
>>>from it though :) If anyone wanted to stop by my place on the way
>>>pittsburgh) i'll join in the convey. Additionally, if anyone just
>>>place to rest or work on their car, my doors are always open.
>>>Looking forward to actually meeting all of you,
>>>67 Sprite MkIV