(photo by Fiona Haber)
July 20 - 23
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Our eighteenth annual British V8 meet was planned and hosted by Larry Barnes (lars49).
Special Report on British V8 2014:
The Cars of BritishV8 2014
Touring Clive Cussler's Car Collection
Touring the Penrose Heritage Museum
Don Bonar's 1971 MG MGB / GM V6
Jim Legg's 1972 MG MGB / GM V6
Charles Long's 1966 MG MGB / GM V6
Hank Ronish's 1974.5 MG MGB / Ford V6
Steve Schweitzberger's '59 Austin Healey Sprite / Alfa I4
Snapshots from BritishV8 2014
Host HotelThe Hilton Garden Inn
1810 Briargate Parkway,
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Our group rates was $102/night plus tax, breakfast included.
A full made-to-order 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.
Sunday July 20, 2014
12pm - Meet and greet at the hospitality room of the hotel.
3pm - Pizza party in the hospitality room of the hotel.
Monday July 21, 2014
9:00 - Mountain drive (~2 hours) from Colorado Springs to Bailey via US-24, CO-67, and CR-127
11:30-1:00 - Lunch at Hog Heaven in Bailey.
1:00-2:30 - Drive to Clive Cussler Museum in Arvada Colorado (a northern Denver suburb)
2:00-4:00 - Tour the Clive Cussler Museum ($5/person).
4:00 - Foothills drive from Clive Cussler Museum back to Colorado Springs via CO-105
Dinner - TBD
Evening - TBD
Tuesday July 22, 2014
Morning - Drive to the summit of Pikes Peak (14,115' above sea level)
11:30-2:00 - Golden Bee Restaurant (an authentic British pub at the Broadmoor Resort).
2:30-4:00 - Tour the El Pomar Carriage Museum (free admission).
6:30 - Group Dinner at Biaggi's Ristorante Italiano.
Evening - TBD
Wednesday July 23, 2014
8:30 - Dyno Day at Revolutions Performance ($50/car for 20 minute sessions)
Afternoon - Tour the Air Force Academy (free admission).
Afternoon - Enjoy The Garden of the Gods (free admission).
Afternoon - Tour the Will Rogers Shrine at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ($17.45/person).
6:30 - Catered Banquet and Auction