British V8 2013 in Omaha Nebraska

BritishV8 2013

June 10 - 12

Omaha,  Nebraska

Our seventeenth annual British V8 meet was planned and hosted by Bill Young (Bill Young) with help from Don Bonar and Bill Davidson.

Special Report on British V8 2013:
The Cars of BritishV8 2013
Track Day at Mid-America Motorplex
Touring the Speedway Motors Museum
Ruby: Don Bonar's 1935 MG PA Midget
How It Was Done: Kurt Appley's 1965 MG Midget / Datsun I4
How It Was Done: Alex Mantell's 1980 MG MGB LE / Ford V8
How It Was Done: Ryan Reis' 1959 Hillman Husky / Olds I4
(much more coverage coming soon!)

Snapshots from BritishV8 2013
Snapshots from BritishV8 2013*

* Slideshow photographs courtesy of Artie Clark, Graham Creswick, Bill Heath, Richard Woodley, and Curtis Jacobson.

Host Hotel

Hampton Inn - Omaha West, Lakeside - 17606 Arbor Plaza
Omaha, NE 68130
phone: 402.330.9500

Our group rates was $109/night plus tax.
A full, hot breakfast was served daily.
Free high-speed internet access was provided.
The hotel has a fitness center and an indoor pool.
The hotel provided a meeting/banquet room for our group's use throughout the meet.

Meet Schedule  

(any time)*Pizza and beverages courtesy of Mantell Motorsports.
10:00am*Tech Session by Pete Mantell of Mantell Motorsports.
12:30pmTrack day (road racing) and weigh-in at Mid America Motorplex.
6:00pmDinner at Twin Peaks Restaurant.
7:30pm*Lie swapping in the hotel parking lot.
9:00amIndoor gas kart racing at Joe's Karting.
1:00-on*Tech Session by Dave Craddock of Preform Resources.
6:00pmDinner at Upslope Brewery
7:30pm*Lie swapping in the hotel parking lot.
8:00am*Tech Session by Calvin Grannis on Tuning EFI Systems.
1:00pmSpeedway Motors and the Smith Collection Museum of American Speed
6:00pm*BritishV8 Annual Banquet and Auction
8:30pm*Lie swapping in the hotel parking lot.
(any time)Goodbyes after our fun-filled visit to "Omaha's Wild V8 Kingdom".
Items marked with an asterisk (*) were free and/or included in the registration fee.

On our way to BritishV8 2013... we enjoyed a Saint Joe's Rendezvous!

Organized by Kelly Stevenson, the Saint Joe's Rendezvous was a way to extend BritishV8 2013 by one night! Folks from points to the east arrived together on Saturday, June 8th in St Joseph Missouri and then continued on Sunday the final two to three hours into Omaha.

Holiday Inn of St. Joseph
102 South 3rd Street
St Joseph, Missouri
phone: 816-279-8000
With discount, $90/night including tax and fees.

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