Meet 2011 - Dayton,
The American MGB Association (AMGBA), a nationally recognized organization headquartered in Chicago for MGB’s, MGB-GT’s and Midgets held it’s 34th annual meet on August 6th, 2011 at Dayton, Ohio. The gathering was in conjunction with the All British Car Show that has been held in Dayton, Ohio for the past 27 years.
The popular show over 300 cars representing numerous British manufacturers. The largest contingency were MG’s followed closely by Triumphs and Sunbeams.
Participants enjoyed the low key popular vote contest which has proved successful for several years. The various class winners drove their cars up to the reviewing stand to accept their awards. All of the MG winners received trophies from the AMGBA as well as the event organizers. Food and drinks were served throughout the day for the crowd estimated at 500.
The AMGBA officers were busy all day enrolling new members and processing regalia sales. Many vendors were also in attendance selling a wide variety of British auto-related items to the enthusiastic crowd.
The AMGBA wishes to thank Skip Peterson and his fellow members of the MG Car Club Southwest Ohio Centre for hosting such as well organized event. Information on next year’s show can be obtained by contacting Skip Peterson at DaytonBCD@gmail.com or www.mgcars.ord.uk/mgccswoc . The show winners are as follows:
AMGBA Meet 2011 Award Winners(AE- Award of Excellence)
MG B Roadster 63-67
1. William Hunter ‘63 MGB
MG B Roadster 68-74
1. Steve Howard ‘68 MGB
MG B ’75-’80
1. Larry Youngblood ‘79 MGB
1. Ben Grabow ‘74 MGB
1. George Chase ‘70 MG Midget
AE. Tim Shaw