British V8 2014 in Colorado Springs, Colorado
(photo by Fiona Haber)

BritishV8 2014

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
Snapshots from BritishV8 2014

Host Hotel

The Hilton Garden Inn
1810 Briargate Parkway,
Colorado Springs, CO  80920
phone: 719.598.6866

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.

Meet Schedule  

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

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