The Chesapeake Chapter of the New England MG “T” Register is proud to invite you to attend the 43rd meet of The Original British Car Day (OBCD) on Sunday, June 6th. This annual event is held for the enjoyment of all British car and motorcycle enthusiasts. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to local charities. Our event will be held from 8:00 AM until 3:00 PM at the beautiful grounds of Serra Valley Farms, 5601 Ridge Road, Mount Airy, Maryland 21771. It is accessed easily via I-70 from the south or Maryland Route 27 from the north. Please visit their website at www.serravalleyfarms.com for directions. Come and enjoy this gathering of all British marques in one setting. Bring your leashed pet and picnic lunch or partake of the food and drink offered by various food vendors. Whether you are displaying your car, or just coming to enjoy the event, make plans to pay us a visit. All Maryland Covid-19 guidelines will be followed. The contact person for OBCD is Tom Renda, Chairman at 410-804-7017 or email at email@example.com. For more information please visit our website www.chesapeakechaptermgtclub.com.
Good event. Less-than-stellar turnout for some groups, but it was good. Nice variety of models among the makes. Lotus showed up in full force! I counted 16 Lotuses at one point! Photos and a story to come.
Well, a couple quick stories. First, it was hilarious that step #1 for so many people who arrived at the show was to clean cicadas from the front of the car. They were lodged and embedded everywhere -- windshield wipers, the grill, the fine gap between the headlamp unit and the body panel, all over the place. Second, and not as amusing, while attempting to enter the show grounds, the couple driving the silver Esprit turbo got tagged by a local police officer, where "tagged" in this case means HIT. The couple themselves weren't hit but the car they were driving. The cruiser cracked the Esprit's taillight, shifted the bumper cover, which damaged the paint. I understand that the officer admitted it was her fault and so the county should cover everything. Still, sourcing parts and a respray is not the most fun of ordeals. Good news is that I believe that the Esprit won a popular vote award. So at least there was that.
16 Lotuses this time, many different than those that attended the 2019 show (I think there were 14 at the 2019 show):