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From Wednesday 28th June to Sunday 2nd July 2006 in the Auvergne region

LATEST NEWS :
You will find on this page the last news on the MG Event 2006, how many people registered, what kind of cars enrolled recently, if specials cars will be present etc.etc.

5th and 10th July: Already pictures and videos.....CLICK HERE, I did not had the time to translate yet, mid July onwards...

16th June: All the details of the appointment are on this page. We have a very good surprise, to discover just here below...


15th June: 5 Exceptional MGA's at CharadeCliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version
We were in contact with Steve Dixon, previous owner of Mabel, to bring the 5 work MGAs of the 1956 Alpine Rallye at Charade. It is a great chance, as the cars will come again for the 2006 edition, which starts from Geneva just after our MG event of the year. We are delighted to receive the cars and their owners on the track of Charade, and it will be a unique opportunity...an event in the event!!
The cars are:
MBL 867 driven by Bruce Chapman, Susan Chapman and Bill Chapman (respectively grandson, daughter and son-in-law of Nancy Mitchell who, with Pat Faichney, drove the car to a Coupe des Alpes in 1956 finishing 1st ladies, 3rd class, 15th overall).
MJB 167 driven by James Dixon and Dwight Lindstrom, the newly-discovered and restored Mille Miglia car (with MaBeL) from 1956. Was driven by Bill Shepherd and John Williamson to 5th in class on the 1956 Alpine.
MJB 191 driven by David, Ali and James Mylchreest (owner, wife and son) the white/green roof "team-captain's" car driven in 1956 by John Gott and Ray Brookes on the Alpine 1956 that retired eventually from a broken halfshaft following an accident that bent the rear axle.
Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger versionMRX 42 driven by Philippe Douchet, a very good friend and member of the french MG club. MRX42 was driven on the 1956 Alpine by Jack Sears and Ken Best but retired following an accident.
MRX 43 driven by James Willis and his wife. James is a relative of John Milne who, with Douglas Johns, drove the car in 1956 finishing 4th in class.
 
As you know MaBeL is the oldest surviving MGA whilst the other 4 are early 1956 cars. The Mille Miglia 1956 was contested by MaBeL and MJB 167.
For this season, the cars will be painted as they were in 1956 for the Alpine. All were red with black hardtops except Gott's car, MJB 191 white with darkgreen.
Christian Lissot

7th June: More images ... some French MGA, at Versailles: Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version, or already on the Race track at Charade: Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger versionCliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version.
Note: in the coming days we will send you a newsletter with all the details for the appointment at Royat !

14th May: Reminder: we are offering tickets at a reduced price (50% rebate ! ) for LeMans Classic happening the week after, for the participants of the MG Event, all details are in the Word document here: uk - le mans classic 2006.docuk - le mans classic 2006.doc. (7th June: too late now, all ordered !)

More images added also... A German Magnette: Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version, a 77 MGB: Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version

3rd May: the whole list is updated, and more pictures too... A great Magna F from 1932 from Germany : Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version, a J2 now French from Luxembourg before, Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version, an MGB GT V8 with its owner coming from Thailand, Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version, and a superb MGB in a spring garden: Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version

27th April: 5 pictures added to the list, and the TD of our President just out from total restoration (the car, not him, he's young, still...) is here: Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version, before it was like this: Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version

20th April: 20 pictures added to the list, and emails and letters sent for the past week to all who had payments due...More coming as we had quite a lot of "bad" emails, if you changed your email since your submission, write to us please at mgevent2006_uk@mgclubdefrance.com.
Being subjective again, some more pictures: an 18/80 which leaves me speechless : Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version, two pictures now of a TB Tickford from 1939, in Greece:Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version and back in Belgium Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version, a great looking TD (surrounded by other MG's) Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version, a new picture of the J2 1933 Supercharged in action Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version, a superb MGB in the woods: Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version, an interesting picture of a smiling MGB Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version, an MGB in front of an old store you only find in some remote places in France : Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version, a fantastic French racing PB from 1934 : Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version, a Midget beeing repainted every season Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version, a great looking French MGC GT: Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version, one of the last ZR produced Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version.

11th April: 20 new cars added to the list, pictures will be added in the coming days...

26th March: 14 new cars and 22 pictures addes to the page above, as for examples the two cars of the foundator of the MG Club de France, Michel Loreille: an MGB V8 Costello , look at this meeeeean car first: Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version, or at the Grand Prix de Tours, that he organizes: Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version, an MG TA from 1936 Pointed Tail MonacoCliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version, or like this :Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version, an MG TF 1500 from 1954 which reminds me the color of the incredible Jersey Toffees.......Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version, two superb MGA Coupé Twin Cam, one from France:Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version and the very known Ratty in UK:Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger versionCliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a slightly -this time- bigger version, an MGB from the Swedish MG Club:Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version, without forgetting an RV8 Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version , this MGB will come from Netherlands:Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version this english MGA will join us before going to the Ile de Ré: Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version, and I let you admire this photography of an MGB of our club that we see very often:Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version , this racing J2: Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version etc.

18th and 14th March: More cars and pictures coming, here is already another subjective pick, a superb and rare K2 with compressor Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version or here Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version and one of the most beautiful MGA 1600 of France: Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version.

6th, 7th and 9th March: 300 now, 52 car pictures and Details on line... Subjectively: a charming Midget from Switzerland with 68000 kilometersCliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version , from same country, same color, but opposite by size, an incredible WA : Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version, or a splendid blue MGA from 1960 with an original picture: Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version , two twin sisters (or you drink too much Bordeaux?) : , a supercharged TA : Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version, an MGA who has only 19965 miles(30 000 kilometers) from new: Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version, a splendid TC: Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version.


28 February 2006: After the first email Newsletter sent last week, we have just put on line the 37 pictures and descriptions on the page list of participants.
From a perfectly subjective perspective, here are some: the MG who has more mileage, 400 000 miles since 1929 : Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version, now an MGA Twin Cam with 50 000 miles from new, Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version, an MGA engine bay cleaner than my kitchen: Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version, the biggest front grille is here: Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version, an RV8 back from Japan: Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version, and same kind of picture, an MG seen from the side, the TA Speciale of Hervé: Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version, very beautiful picture with a TD: Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version, superbs TF1500: Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version ou Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version, and a TA, 70 years young: Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version and the most recent MG enrolled: Cliquez sur la photo pour la voir en plus grand - Click on picture please to see a much bigger version.

Click here to see them all !


21 February 2006: 256 participants enrolled now...all list updated !


12 February 2006: Now 235 participants already enrolled, more great cars...List & graph updated !


21 January 2006: Come to see who are the 187 participants already enrolled, where they will come from, you might reckon some friends... Look at the list of cars...By alphabetical order :-) : not only one but (FOUR!) 18/80 (and one is a MK1 4 door saloon fabric bodied 1929), a 1300 Mk II, one K2, NA, L2 Mag., 1 J2, 1 SA 1936, 29 MG A, 36 MGB, 7 MGB GT V8, 6 MG C (convertible and GT), 9 RV 8, 6 Midget, 4 TA, 1 TB, 9 TC, 16 TD, 11 F, 9 TF1250 et TF1500, 11 TF, 1 VA, 2 ZA et ZB, 2 YB, Magnettes, 1 Z Varitone, 2 ZR, 2 ZS, 1 ZT V8, 1 ZTT, and Maestro's and Metro's are also supposed to come....

29 november 2005: links towards the two online reservation sites.
Please come back to this page often !



Special cars who registered in October:
Fantastic ! An MG 18/80 Mk I ex-Tim Birkin, 6 cylinders, 2486cm3, 1928 ! To know who was that pilot of the 30's , click here (it's in english)...
Still in the vintage cars, we will have J1, J2, N, NA's !!!!!
In the more modern ones, another RV8 will be there too. A ZS will come from Sweden, and a ...French ZT V8, must be the only one existing here ?

Special cars who registered in September:
A "Japanese" MG RV8, but who will come from Switzerland
Several MG "Vintage", PA, TA....





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