Late May

Lincoln

Previous BYOC Night

Upcoming meeting: The next club meeting will be held on May 28th. This is the much anticipated “Drive Your Other Car” night. Bring an interesting vehicle that your fellow club members haven’t seen, or just bring your TC. There will be a parking lot show before the official meeting, followed by snacks and chat about the iron parked outside. Previous years have seen some great cars show up, so don’t miss out! Note early 7PM start time for car show.  See the Calendar Page for more program and event info.

Events: Our next event is the San Diego Double Day.  See the Calendar Page for more program and event info.

Our May event was enjoyed by 19 TCMG’ers, with six TCs in attendance (Ellis, Simmons, Simon, Appel, Crandall, Einhorn).  Other interesting cars were Joe Douglass’ MGB GT and the Lutz’ Ural sidecar motorcycle.

Newsletter: The June Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.

Membership: Welcome our newest members, Larry Pate, Jason & Bonnie Len and John & Nancy Youens!

Web Site: More new items recently added to the site!

  • One of our long-standing regalia items “T-Clinics” is now available as a complete set for FREE download on the Technical Resources page.
  • Further updates made to “The History of the TC Motoring Guild Badge“.
  • A search bar has been added to the right side of your screen. Use this to search out specific content on the site.
  • New photos have been added to the Early Photos page in the History section. Several are of founding member Frank Mason.
  • Another article also added to the “Period Pieces” section of the History Page entitled “Of Men and Cars – Pebble Beach Concours D’Elegance” and written by Frank Mason in 1967.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Early May

Lincoln

Previous BYOC Night

Upcoming meeting: The next club meeting will be held on May 28th. This is the much anticipated “Drive Your Other Car” night. Bring an interesting vehicle that your fellow club members haven’t seen, or just bring your TC. There will be a parking lot show before the official meeting, followed by snacks and chat about the iron parked outside. Previous years have seen some great cars show up, so don’t miss out! Note early 7PM start time for car show. An unofficial dinner will precede the event. See the Calendar Page for more program and event info.

Events: Our next event is the “Santa Susana Mountains Historical Tour”, and will take place on Saturday, May 25.

Santa Susana Depot

Enjoy a multi-part driving tour of the scenic Santa Susana Mountains and learn about the early pioneering history of the region. See sights including:

  • Santa Susana Train Depot and Museum, built in 1903. Fully restored as a museum of not only train-related material, from small artifacts to rail cycles, but also with the rich history of film-making in the area. Countless westerns were made here back in the old days. Also see a HUGE, working model train room plus videos on train history.
  • Pioneer Church. Built in 1903 and expanded in the 1920’s, this picturesque church has been in continual use for most of its years.
  • Minnie Hill Palmer House and gardens. Built in 1911, this is thePioneer Church last remaining homestead cottage in the San Fernando Valley. Small museum on site near the cottage.
  • Views of the original 1800’s stagecoach road through the Santa Susana pass.
  • Santa Fe train tunnels (built 1900-1904, still in use) traveling underneath the mountains.
  • …and other historic sights along the route!

Overall driving distance is minimal, and entirely on side roads. Lunch will follow the event.  See the Calendar Page for more program and event info.

Newsletter: The May Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.

Membership: Welcome our newest members, Larry Pate, Jason & Bonnie Len and John & Nancy Youens!

Web Site: More new items recently added to the site!

  • One of our long-standing regalia items “T-Clinics” is now available as a complete set for FREE download on the Technical Resources page.
  • Further updates made to “The History of the TC Motoring Guild Badge“.
  • A search bar has been added to the right side of your screen. Use this to search out specific content on the site.
  • New photos have been added to the Early Photos page in the History section. Several are of founding member Frank Mason.
  • Another article also added to the “Period Pieces” section of the History Page entitled “Of Men and Cars – Pebble Beach Concours D’Elegance” and written by Frank Mason in 1967.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Late April

Lincoln

Previous BYOC Night

Upcoming meeting: The next club meeting will be held on May 28th.  This is the much anticipated “Drive Your Other Car” night.  Bring an interesting vehicle that your fellow club members haven’t seen, or just bring your TC.  There will be a parking lot show before the official meeting, followed by snacks and chat about the iron parked outside.  Previous years have seen some great cars show up, so don’t miss out!  Note early 7PM start time for car show.  An unofficial dinner will precede the event.  See the Calendar Page for more program and event info.

Events: Our next event is set tentatively (meaning date is not locked down yet) for May 25.  This will be a great one, involving a scenic drive, many points of interest and tours of some really great places including the Santa Susana Train Depot built in 1903!  See the Calendar Page for more program and event info.

20 TCMG members enjoyed our April event at the Burbank Historical Society’s museum.  Four TCs were present.  The following day five TCs and several members also attended the nearby Queen’s English Car Show.  See the May newsletter for photos.

Newsletter: The May Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.

Membership: Welcome our newest members, Larry Pate, Jason & Bonnie Len and John & Nancy Youens!

Web Site: More new items recently added to the site!

  • One of our long-standing regalia items “T-Clinics” is now available as a complete set for FREE download on the Technical Resources page.
  • Further updates made to “The History of the TC Motoring Guild Badge“.
  • A search bar has been added to the right side of your screen.  Use this to search out specific content on the site.
  • New photos have been added to the Early Photos page in the History section.  Several are of founding member Frank Mason.
  • Another article also added to the “Period Pieces” section of the History Page entitled “Of Men and Cars – Pebble Beach Concours D’Elegance” and written by Frank Mason in 1967.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Early April

Upcoming meeting: The next club meeting will be held on April 23rd.  TCMG member Phil Toth will be speaking on boat racing and his business manufacturing custom racing sails.  Can sailboats travel faster than a TC?  Will adding a sail to your car improve fuel economy?  Be there to find out!  See the Calendar Page for more program and event info.

Evburbank-museum-1ents: April will take us on a tour of the Burbank Historical Society’s museum.  Learn about the rich early history of the region, and of the important roles it has played in both the aerospace and film industries. Enjoy their collection of vintage automobiles ranging from a 1904 Franklin and other brass era vehicles to a room containing 50’s hot rod memorabilia and engines. At 2PM there will also be a special presentation entitled “When Glendale Ruled The Skies” detailing the history of the old Grand Central Air Terminal.  Also on the site is a circa 1887 Victorian house. There is something for everyone!  See the Calendar Page for more program and event info.

Newsletter: The April Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.

Web Site: More new items recently added to the site!

  • One of our long-standing regalia items “T-Clinics” is now available as a complete set for FREE download on the Technical Resources page.
  • Further updates made to “The History of the TC Motoring Guild Badge“.
  • A search bar has been added to the right side of your screen.  Use this to search out specific content on the site.
  • New photos have been added to the Early Photos page in the History section.  Several are of founding member Frank Mason.
  • Another article also added to the “Period Pieces” section of the History Page entitled “Of Men and Cars – Pebble Beach Concours D’Elegance” and written by Frank Mason in 1967.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Late March

Upcoming meeting: The next club meeting will be held on April 23rd.  Program details will be posted soon.  See the Calendar Page for more program and event info.

Here is a special item from the February meeting for those who weren’t there.  Roughly 40 TCMG members gathered to honor Joe Douglass’ 54 years of service to the TC Motoring Guild with a plaque and lifetime paid dues from this year forward.  Thank you Joe, well deserved!

Click here for more TCMG videos.

Events: April will take us on a tour of the Burbank Historical Society’s museum.  Learn about the rich early history of the region, and of the important roles it has played in both the aerospace and film industries. Enjoy their collection of vintage automobiles ranging from a 1904 Franklin and other brass era vehicles to a room containing 50’s hot rod memorabilia and engines. Also on the site is a circa 1887 Victorian house. There is something for everyone!  See the Calendar Page for more program and event info.

Newsletter: The April Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.

Membership: Welcome to our newest members Charles & Susan Roehrl!

Web Site: NEW PAGES ADDED!

  • A new article has been added to the “Period Pieces” section of the History Page.  It is entitled “TC – The Classic Anachronism” and was written by our own Jim Crandall for Safety Fast magazine in 1963.
  • A new page has been added entitled, “The History of the TC Motoring Guild Badge“.  This page dives into the history of our beloved car badge and shows the differences between the various types offered over the years.
  • Also be sure to check out the newly redesigned Regalia Page, with several items listed that haven’t been advertised for years!
  • The page isn’t new, but a video from the 2013 Lame Duk Kup has been added to the Video Vault page.
  • A search bar has been added to the right side of your screen.  Use this to search out specific content on the site.
  • New photos have been added to the Early Photos page in the History section.  Several are of founding member Frank Mason.
  • Another article also added to the “Period Pieces” section of the History Page entitled “Of Men and Cars – Pebble Beach Concours D’Elegance” and written by Frank Mason in 1967.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Early March

Upcoming meeting: March 26: “The Great Race: A TCMG Production”

Our feature presentation is a movie made by TCMG members in the late 1960’s called “The Great Race”.

Movie description:  In the hills around Malibu Canyon’s Tapia Park, a small group of TC owners gathered for an informal club race.  But with a nice trophy and a few side bets on the line, things get a bit nasty.  Cars are sabotaged and course markers are switched resulting in numerous breakdowns and wrong turns along the way. Fortunately, the hero survives the mayhem and saves the day for all.  The Cast: The Wimers, Wilmers, Goodmans, Goldsteins, Douglasses, Binfords, Ashenfelters, and Bill Fulton.  Who is the villain?  Who is the hero?  Will we recognize the young cast?  Be there to find out!  See the Calendar Page for more program and event info.

Here is a special item from the February meeting for those who weren’t there.  Roughly 40 TCMG members gathered to honor Joe Douglass’ 54 years of service to the TC Motoring Guild with a plaque and lifetime paid dues from this year forward.  Thank you Joe, well deserved!

Click here for more TCMG videos.

Events: Our next event will be announced soon.  Watch this space.

The March event was enjoyed by all who attended.  We had a total of 22 people and five TCs (plus one SA Saloon) on the outing.

Congratulations to Joyce Edgar for winning the coveted Lame Duk Kup at our February event! See scenes from the event in our Video Vault.

Newsletter: The March Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.

Membership: Welcome to our newest members Charles & Susan Roehrl!

Web Site: NEW PAGES ADDED!

  • A new article has been added to the “Period Pieces” section of the History Page.  It is entitled “TC – The Classic Anachronism” and was written by our own Jim Crandall for Safety Fast magazine in 1963.
  • A new page has been added entitled, “The History of the TC Motoring Guild Badge“.  This page dives into the history of our beloved car badge and shows the differences between the various types offered over the years.
  • Also be sure to check out the newly redesigned Regalia Page, with several items listed that haven’t been advertised for years!
  • The page isn’t new, but a video from the 2013 Lame Duk Kup has been added to the Video Vault page.
  • A search bar has been added to the right side of your screen.  Use this to search out specific content on the site.
  • New photos have been added to the Early Photos page in the History section.  Several are of founding member Frank Mason.
  • Another article also added to the “Period Pieces” section of the History Page entitled “Of Men and Cars – Pebble Beach Concours D’Elegance” and written by Frank Mason in 1967.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Late February

Upcoming meeting: March 26
Program to be announced soon.  See the Calendar Page for more program and event info.

Here is a special item from the February meeting for those who weren’t there.  Roughly 40 TCMG members gathered to honor Joe Douglass’ 54 years of service to the TC Motoring Guild with a plaque and lifetime paid dues from this year forward.  Thank you Joe, well deserved!

Click here for more TCMG videos.

mickeymouseEvents: Our March event will take us to the Reagan Presidential Library for “Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives”.  Enjoy a light breakfast, followed by a 45-minute drive along mostly side roads to the Reagan Presidential Library in Moorpark.  At 12,000 square feet, this is the largest exhibition ever curated by the Walt Disney Archives and the largest temporary exhibit ever housed at the Reagan Library.  The exhibition features more than 500 artifacts from nearly nine decades of Disney history – over 50% of which have never been seen by the public – including models, props, costumes, set pieces and artwork from throughout Disney history.  See the Calendar Page for more info.

Congratulations to Joyce Edgar for winning the coveted Lame Duk Kup at our February event! See scenes from the event in our Video Vault.

Newsletter: The March Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.

Membership: Welcome to our newest members Charles & Susan Roehrl!

Web Site: NEW PAGES ADDED!

  • A new article has been added to the “Period Pieces” section of the History page.  It is entitled “TC – The Classic Anachronism” and was written by our own Jim Crandall for Safety Fast magazine in 1963.  You can read this article and many more on the History Page.
  • A new page has been added entitled, “The History of the TC Motoring Guild Badge“.  This page dives into the history of our beloved car badge and shows the differences between the various types offered over the years.
  • Also be sure to check out the newly redesigned Regalia Page, with several items listed that haven’t been advertised for years!
  • The page isn’t new, but a video from the 2013 Lame Duk Kup has been added to the Video Vault page.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Early February

Upcoming meeting: February 26
Bring your favorite non-TC hobby items for a show and tell.  Learn more about your fellow TCMG’ers through their own hobbies.  This one is always a crowd pleaser!  See the Calendar Page for more program and event info.

Events: Congratulations to Joyce Edgar for winning the coveted Lame Duk Kup at our last event! See scenes from the event in our Video Vault. Our March event will be announced very soon.  See the Calendar Page for more event info.

Newsletter: The January / February Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.

Membership: Welcome to our newest members Charles & Susan Roehrl!

Web Site: NEW PAGES ADDED!

  • A new article has been added to the “Period Pieces” section of the History page.  It is entitled “TC – The Classic Anachronism” and was written by our own Jim Crandall for Safety Fast magazine in 1963.  You can read this article and many more on the History Page.
  • A new page has been added entitled, “The History of the TC Motoring Guild Badge“.  This page dives into the history of our beloved car badge and shows the differences between the various types offered over the years.
  • Also be sure to check out the newly redesigned Regalia Page, with several items listed that haven’t been advertised for years!
  • The page isn’t new, but a video from the 2013 Lame Duk Kup has been added to the Video Vault page.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Late January

Upcoming meeting: February 26
Bring your favorite non-TC hobby items for a show and tell.  Learn more about your fellow TCMG’ers through their own hobbies.  This one is always a crowd pleaser!  See the Calendar Page for more program and event info.

Events: Our next event is the Lame Duk Cup.  Meet on Saturday, Febuary 9 at Wildlife Reserve in Sepulveda Basin, 6350 Woodley Ave., Van Nuys.  Meet: 9:30am – Start: 10:00am.  See the Calendar Page for more info.

Newsletter: The January / February Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.

Membership: Welcome to our newest members Charles & Susan Roehrl and Ron & Diane Spindler, and returning member Stephen Schrieberg!

Announcements: The TCMG executive officers for 2013 have been announced, and all club positions have been assigned. The TC Motoring Guild 2013 club officers are as follows:

President: ­ Gorden Bundy
Vice President:­ Ron Simon
Treasurer: David Edgar
Secretary: ­ David & Lucy McCanne
Director: ­ Gene Olson
Ex Officio: ­ David Mathison
Programs: Team of Ron Simon, Gordon Glass and David Edgar
Events: ­ Steve Simmons
Regalia: ­ Linda Simmons
Raffle: ­ George Kershaw
Newsletter: ­ David Edgar and Jim Crandall
Webmaster: ­ Steve Simmons
Historian: ­ Don McLish
Sunshine: ­ Bobbie Simon

Our hearty thanks to those who volunteer their time to keep the club running smoothly!

Also, our congratulations to the winners of TCMG’s various awards for 2012. The winners are:

Frank Mason Award: Joyce Edgar, for her faithful and devoted service on the TCMG council.

Earl Sargent Trophy: Steve and Linda Simmons, for the most consistent use of their TC on club events. Final 2012 standings for this award are posted here.

Breakdown Award: Gene Olson, for suffering an overheated engine on the way to Gof West (towed home, repaired and driven again to GoF West), followed by his muffler falling off on the way back.

Also a huge thank you to Lucy McCanne for organizing the holiday party last month.  It was greatly enjoyed by all who attended.

Web Site: NEW PAGES ADDED!

  • A new article has been added to the “Period Pieces” section of the History page.  It is entitled “TC – The Classic Anachronism” and was written by our own Jim Crandall for Safety Fast magazine in 1963.  You can read this article and many more on the History Page.
  • A new page has been added entitled, “The History of the TC Motoring Guild Badge“.  This page dives into the history of our beloved car badge and shows the differences between the various types offered over the years.
  • Also be sure to check out the newly redesigned Regalia Page, with several items listed that haven’t been advertised for years!

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

 

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Early January

Upcoming meeting: January 22
Program to be announced soon. See the Calendar Page for more info.

Events: Our next event is the Lame Duk Cup in early February.  Details to come…

Newsletter: The December Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.

Membership: Welcome to our newest members Charles & Susan Roehrl and Ron & Diane Spindler, and returning member Stephen Schrieberg!

Announcements: The TCMG executive officers for 2013 have been announced, and all club positions have been assigned. The TC Motoring Guild 2013 club officers are as follows:

President: ­ Gorden Bundy
Vice President:­ Ron Simon
Treasurer: David Edgar
Secretary: ­ David & Lucy McCanne
Director: ­ Gene Olson
Ex Officio: ­ David Mathison
Programs: Team of Ron Simon, Gordon Glass and David Edgar
Events: ­ Steve Simmons
Regalia: ­ Linda Simmons
Raffle: ­ George Kershaw
Newsletter: ­ David Edgar and Jim Crandall
Webmaster: ­ Steve Simmons
Historian: ­ Don McLish
Sunshine: ­ Bobbie Simon

Our hearty thanks to those who volunteer their time to keep the club running smoothly!

Also, our congratulations to the winners of TCMG’s various awards for 2012. The winners are:

Frank Mason Award: Joyce Edgar, for her faithful and devoted service on the TCMG council.

Earl Sargent Trophy: Steve and Linda Simmons, for the most consistent use of their TC on club events. Final 2012 standings for this award are posted here.

Breakdown Award: Gene Olson, for suffering an overheated engine on the way to Gof West (towed home, repaired and driven again to GoF West), followed by his muffler falling off on the way back.

Also a huge thank you to Lucy McCanne for organizing the holiday party last month.  It was greatly enjoyed by all who attended.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Early December

Upcoming meeting: January 22
Program to be announced soon. See the Calendar Page for more info.

Events: Our next event will be announced soon…

Newsletter: The December Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.

Membership: Welcome to our newest members Charles & Susan Roehrl and Ron & Diane Spindler, and returning member Stephen Schrieberg!

Announcements: The TCMG executive officers for 2013 have been announced.  They are Gorden Bundy, David Edgar, David & Lucy McCanne, Gene Olson, Ron Simon, Steve Simmons, and David Mathison (Ex Officio).  Thank you to everyone who volunteers their time to keep TCMG running smoothly.

Congratulations to this year’s TCMG award winners!  They are as follows:

Frank Mason Award: Joyce Edgar, for her faithful and devoted service on the TCMG council.

Earl Sargent Trophy: Steve and Linda Simmons, for the most consistent use of their TC on club events.  Final 2012 standings for this award are posted here.

Breakdown Award: Gene Olson, for suffering an overheated engine on the way to Gof West (towed home, repaired and driven again to GoF West), followed by his muffler falling off on the way back.

Also a huge thank you to Lucy McCanne for organizing the holiday party which was enjoyed by all who attended.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Late November

Upcoming meeting: December 2
Join your fellow TCMG’ers at our annual Holiday Party on Sunday, December 2nd in Studio City! See the Calendar Page for more info.

Events: Our next event will be announced soon…

Newsletter: The December Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.

Membership: Welcome to our newest members, Brian & Jane Sonner, and Ron & Diane Spindler!

Web Site: Current standings for the Earl Sargent Memorial Trophy, along with a description of how points are awarded, are now posted on the web site and will be updated as the year progresses. Click here to view!

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Early November

Upcoming meeting: November 27
Our next meeting is on Tuesday, November 27th. Our program will be Pete Thelander talking about what it takes to go vintage racing. See the Calendar Page for more info.

Events: Our next event will be announced soon…

Newsletter: The November Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.

Membership: Welcome to our newest members, Brian & Jane Sonner, and Ron & Diane Spindler!

Web Site: Current standings for the Earl Sargent Memorial Trophy, along with a description of how points are awarded, are now posted on the web site and will be updated as the year progresses. Click here to view!

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Late October

Upcoming meeting: November 27
Our next meeting is on Tuesday, November 27th. Our program will be Pete Thelander talking about what it takes to go vintage racing. See the Calendar Page for more info.

Events: Our next event will be announced soon…

Newsletter: The November Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.

Membership: Welcome to our newest members, Brian & Jane Sonner (bio page coming soon), and Ron & Diane Spindler!

Web Site: Current standings for the Earl Sargent Memorial Trophy, along with a description of how points are awarded, are now posted on the web site and will be updated as the year progresses. Click here to view!

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Late September

Upcoming meeting: October 23
After two remote meetings in a row, we will return to our usual Montrose location for our next monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 23rd.  This is our annual Halloween Party and Pot Luck, which starts at 7PM (note earlier start time!).  This year will include fun games and great food.  Don’t miss it!  See the Calendar Page for more info.

Events: Our next event will be announced soon…

Newsletter: The October Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.

Membership: Welcome to our newest members, Ron & Diane Spindler, Curt and Jan Sorensen and Bob & Judi Eicher!

Web Site: Current standings for the Earl Sargent Memorial Trophy, along with a description of how points are awarded, are now posted on the web site and will be updated as the year progresses. Click here to view!

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Early September

Upcoming meeting: September 25
Our next monthly meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 25th at Hema Ratnayake’s restoration shop in Azuza. Please note we will not be meeting at the Montrose location! We will enjoy a talk about Hema’s restoration business and see examples of his work.  Meeting starts at 7PM. See the Calendar Page for more info.

Events: Our next event will be announced soon…

Newsletter: The September Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.

Conclave: Only one week to go!  Please get your reservations in for this year’s TCMG / ARR Conclave. The latest information (as of 4-30-2012) can be found by clicking here.

Membership: Welcome to our newest members, Ron & Diane Spindler, Curt and Jan Sorensen and Bob & Judi Eicher!

Web Site: Current standings for the Earl Sargent Memorial Trophy, along with a description of how points are awarded, are now posted on the web site and will be updated as the year progresses. Click here to view!

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Late August

Upcoming meeting: August 28
The next monthly meeting will be held on Tuesday the 28th at the Simon Auto Museum in Gardena. Please note we will not be meeting at the Montrose location! Enjoy popcorn and a movie among the many great cars of this collection. Meeting starts at 7PM. See the Calendar Page for more info.

Events: Our next event will be announced soon…

Newsletter: The September Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view on screen, or click here for a printable booklet version.

Conclave: Please get your reservations in for this year’s TCMG / ARR Conclave. The latest information (as of 4-30-2012) can be found by clicking here.

Membership: Welcome to our newest members, Curt and Jan Sorensen and Bob & Judi Eicher!

Web Site: Current standings for the Earl Sargent Memorial Trophy, along with a description of how points are awarded, are now posted on the web site and will be updated as the year progresses. Click here to view!

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Early August

Upcoming meeting: August 28
The next monthly meeting will be held at the Simon Auto Museum in Gardena. Please note we will not be meeting at the Montrose location! Enjoy popcorn and a movie among the many great cars of this collection. Meeting starts at 7PM. See the Calendar Page for more info.

Events: NOTICE: Our event on August 18th at the Easley Pacific Railroad has been cancelled! Stay tuned for the next event announcement…

Newsletter: The August Classic Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view.

Conclave: Please get your reservations in for this year’s TCMG / ARR Conclave. The latest information (as of 4-30-2012) can be found by clicking here.

Membership: Welcome to our newest members, Curt and Jan Sorensen and Bob & Judi Eicher!

Web Site: Current standings for the Earl Sargent Memorial Trophy, along with a description of how points are awarded, are now posted on the web site and will be updated as the year progresses. Click here to view!

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons.

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Late July

Upcoming meeting: August 28
The next monthly meeting will be held at the Simon Auto Museum in Gardena.  Please note we will not be meeting at the Montrose location!  Enjoy popcorn and a movie among the many great cars of this collection.  Meeting starts at 7PM.  See the Calendar Page for more info.

Events: Our next event is a picnic at the Easley Pacific Railroad on August 18 at the Ludwick home.  See newsletter for details.

Newsletter: The August Classic Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view.

Conclave: Please get your reservations in for this year’s TCMG / ARR Conclave. The latest information (as of 4-30-2012) can be found by clicking here.

Membership: Welcome to our newest members, Curt and Jan Sorensen!

Web Site: Current standings for the Earl Sargent Memorial Trophy, along with a description of how points are awarded, are now posted on the web site and will be updated as the year progresses.  Click here to view!

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons. (use the “Contact US” link above)

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Early July

Upcoming meeting: July 24
Our next meeting program will be presented by Ron Wong, who will discuss competing in Archery at the Senior Olympics.  Don’t miss this very interesting presentation!

Many thanks to Tony and Cindy Henkels for hosting our annual picnic meeting in June.  It was well-attended and enjoyed by all!

Events: Safe journeys to everyone returning from GoF West 2012. It was a spectacular event as always!  We had 32 TCMG members in attendance, driving 10 TCs.  Congratulations to all of the TCMG members who won awards, as listed below:

Steve and Linda Simmons

  • High Point Trophy
  • 2nd Place in Car Display, TC Class
  • 2nd Place in Rallye, Pre-’56 Class
  • 1st Place in Funkhana, TC and Earlier
  • 1st Place in Photo Competition, General Interest (Steve)
  • 2nd Place in Photo Competition, General Interest (Linda)
  • 2nd Place in Photo Competition, Action and Humor (Linda)

Gene and Deana Roth

  • 3rd Place in Car Display, TC Class

David Mathison

  • 3rd Place in Funkhana, TC and Earlier Class

Pete and Fran Thelander

  • 1st Place in Carless Funkhana, Couples
  • Dead Last But Finished Award, Rallye

Sherman and Daveen Kaplan

  • Award of Merit in Car Display, TF Class

George Kershaw

  • 1st Place in Model Diorama
  • 1st Place in Model Display
  • 2nd Place in Single Model Display

Larry Long

  • 1st Place in Arts and Crafts

 

Newsletter: The August Classic Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view.

Conclave: Please get your reservations in for this year’s TCMG / ARR Conclave. The latest information (as of 4-30-2012) can be found by clicking here.

Membership: Welcome to our newest members, George & Joël Stewart, and David Winstead!  Membership now stands at 100.

Web Site: Current standings for the Earl Sargent Memorial Trophy, along with a description of how points are awarded, are now posted on the web site and will be updated as the year progresses.  Click here to view!

A new section entitled “Period Pieces” has been added to the History section. The first article in this series is a piece written by founding member Frank Mason. More will be added as they are uncovered from the archives.  Another new page, “Video Vault” has been created to display video and film footage of TCMG-related content.

Other pages recently updated include the 1957 Conclave, Early Photos and member pages for Bunker Hill (new photos) Ron Simon, Gene Wescott and Robert & Pamela Stephenson.  Also the pages for our new members noted above.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons. (use the “Contact US” link above)

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Late June

Upcoming meeting: July 24
Our next meeting program will be presented by Ron Wong, who will discuss competing in Archery at the Senior Olympics.  Don’t miss this very interesting presentation!

Many thanks to Tony and Cindy Henkels for hosting our annual picnic meeting in June.  It was well-attended and enjoyed by all!

Events: Safe journeys to everyone returning from GoF West 2012. It was a spectacular event as always!  We had 32 TCMG members in attendance, driving 10 TCs.  Congratulations to all of the TCMG members who won awards, as listed below:

Steve and Linda Simmons

  • High Point Trophy
  • 2nd Place in Car Display, TC Class
  • 2nd Place in Rallye, Pre-’56 Class
  • 1st Place in Funkhana, TC and Earlier
  • 1st Place in Photo Competition, General Interest (Steve)
  • 2nd Place in Photo Competition, General Interest (Linda)
  • 2nd Place in Photo Competition, Action and Humor (Linda)

Gene and Deana Roth

  • 3rd Place in Car Display, TC Class

David Mathison

  • 3rd Place in Funkhana, TC and Earlier Class

Pete and Fran Thelander

  • 1st Place in Carless Funkhana, Couples
  • Dead Last But Finished Award, Rallye

Sherman and Daveen Kaplan

  • Award of Merit in Car Display, TF Class

George Kershaw

  • 1st Place in Model Diorama
  • 1st Place in Model Display
  • 2nd Place in Single Model Display

 Larry Long

  • 1st Place in Arts and Crafts

 

Newsletter: The July Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view, or click here for a printable booklet version.

Conclave: Please get your reservations in for this year’s TCMG / ARR Conclave. The latest information (as of 4-30-2012) can be found by clicking here.

Membership: Welcome to our newest members, George & Joël Stewart, and David Winstead!  Membership now stands at 100.

Web Site: Current standings for the Earl Sargent Memorial Trophy, along with a description of how points are awarded, are now posted on the web site and will be updated as the year progresses.  Click here to view!

A new section entitled “Period Pieces” has been added to the History section. The first article in this series is a piece written by founding member Frank Mason. More will be added as they are uncovered from the archives.  Another new page, “Video Vault” has been created to display video and film footage of TCMG-related content.

Other pages recently updated include the 1957 Conclave, Early Photos and member pages for Bunker Hill (new photos) Ron Simon, Gene Wescott and Robert & Pamela Stephenson.  Also the pages for our new members noted above.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons. (use the “Contact US” link above)

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Early June

Upcoming meeting: June 26
Our next meeting is the annual Henkle’s picnic.  Note that we are NOT at our usual Montrose location and that this meeting starts at 7:00 PM!  Bring a picnic lunch and your TC.  See newsletter for additional details.

Events: Our June event is GoF West 2012.  See newsletter or GoFWest.com for details.

Newsletter: The June Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view, or click here for a printable booklet version.

Conclave: Please get your reservations in for this year’s TCMG / ARR Conclave. The latest information (as of 4-30-2012) can be found by clicking here.

Membership: Welcome to our newest members, George & Joël Stewart, and David Winstead!

SPECIAL NOTE: GoF West 2012 is coming up fast! If you haven’t yet sent in your registration, please do so as soon as possible. See GofWest.com for more details on this great event. Remember, you don’t have to bring a TC to attend. GoF West welcomes all MGs, focusing primarily on pre-1956 models.

Web Site: A new section entitled “Period Pieces” has been added to the History section. The first article in this series is a piece written by founding member Frank Mason. More will be added as they are uncovered from the archives.

Another new page, “Video Vault” has been created to display video and film footage of TCMG-related content.

Other pages recently updated include the 1957 Conclave, Early Photos and member pages for Bunker Hill (new photos) Ron Simon, Gene Wescott and Robert & Pamela Stephenson.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons. (use the “Contact US” link above)

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Late May

Upcoming meeting: May 22
Mike Simmons presents “History of the Venus Transit”. Mike gave a fascinating talk several years ago on the history of the Mount Wilson Observatory, and then led us on a special tour of the observatory itself. He is returning on May 22nd for a second presentation on the history of an important astronomical phenomenon which will be happening this coming June. The talk will be followed up by an event on Mount Wilson where you can see it with your own eyes! Don’t miss it, this won’t happen again until the year 2117!

Events: Our May event will be announced soon.

Newsletter: The June Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view, or click here for a printable booklet version.

Conclave: Please get your reservations in for this year’s TCMG / ARR Conclave. The latest information (as of 4-30-2012) can be found by clicking here.

SPECIAL NOTE: GoF West 2012 is coming up fast! If you haven’t yet sent in your registration, please do so as soon as possible. See GofWest.com for more details on this great event. Remember, you don’t have to bring a TC to attend. GoF West welcomes all MGs, focusing primarily on pre-1956 models.

Web Site: A new section entitled “Period Pieces” has been added to the History section. The first article in this series is a piece written by founding member Frank Mason. More will be added as they are uncovered from the archives.

Another new page, “Video Vault” has been created to display video and film footage of TCMG-related content.

Other pages recently updated include the 1957 Conclave, Early Photos and member pages for Ron Simon, Gene Wescott and Robert & Pamela Stephenson.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons. (use the “Contact US” link above)

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Early May

Upcoming meeting: May 22
Mike Simmons presents “History of the Venus Transit”.  Mike gave a fascinating talk several years ago on the history of the Mount Wilson Observatory, and then led us on a special tour of the observatory itself.  He is returning on May 22nd for a second presentation on the history of an important astronomical phenomenon which will be happening this coming June.  The talk will be followed up by an event on Mount Wilson where you can see it with your own eyes!  Don’t miss it, this won’t happen again until the year 2117!

Events: Our May event will be announced soon.

Newsletter: The May Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view, or click here for a printable booklet version.

Conclave: Please get your reservations in for this year’s TCMG / ARR Conclave.  The latest information (as of 4-30-2012) can be found by clicking here.

SPECIAL NOTE: GoF West 2012 is coming up fast!  If you haven’t yet sent in your registration, please do so as soon as possible.  See GofWest.com for more details on this great event.  Remember, you don’t have to bring a TC to attend.  GoF West welcomes all MGs, focusing primarily on pre-1956 models.

Web Site: A new section entitled “Period Pieces” has been added to the History section. The first article in this series is a piece written by founding member Frank Mason. More will be added as they are uncovered from the archives.

Another new page, “Video Vault” has been created to display video and film footage of TCMG-related content.

Other pages recently updated include the 1957 Conclave, Early Photos and member pages for Ron Simon, Gene Wescott and Robert & Pamela Stephenson.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons. (use the “Contact US” link above)

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Late April

Upcoming meeting: April 24
Program: “David Mathison: My TC College Days”.  David will recount his days as a starving college student driving a TC. He will share his ways to stretch the dollar and keep the TC going during VERY cold Minnesota winters.

Events: Our April event will be announced soon.

Newsletter: The May Midget Chassis is online and ready for viewing. Click here to view, or click here for a printable booklet version.

Conclave: Please get your reservations in for this year’s TCMG / ARR Conclave.  The latest information (as of 4-17-2012) can be found by clicking here.

Web Site: A new section entitled “Period Pieces” has been added to the History section. The first article in this series is a piece written by founding member Frank Mason. More will be added as they are uncovered from the archives.

Another new page, “Video Vault” has been created to display video and film footage of TCMG-related content.

Other pages recently updated include the 1957 Conclave, Early Photos and member pages for Ron Simon, Gene Wescott and Robert & Pamela Stephenson.

As always we are seeking photos for the Members Gallery showing you and your TC. We also welcome member biographies so your fellow TCMG’ers can learn a bit about you, your history with your TC or anything else you care to write about. Historic photos and stories are also being sought to expand our TCMG History section on the site. Please send what you have to Steve Simmons. (use the “Contact US” link above)

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