Elections for 2024

Please Vote for Officers and Board Members of TEAE Following are the resume’ s of people running for reelection as officers and board members of TEAE. Terms and expirations are listed on the About Us page. The ballot is at the bottom of the page. If there are two people in your membership you may (more…)

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TV Shows with Rootes Group Vehicles

Just caught a glimpse of a commercial for CW’s Nancy Drew TV show and Dave said, “That’s a Sunbeam!” He rewound (DVR is great!) and indeed it is a blue Sunbeam Alpine. https://thenewswheel.com/nancy-drew-classic-car/ I loved Nancy Drew books when I was a kid…now I’ll have to catch up on the TV show.  Lori Noyes’ Good Karma (more…)

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Tiger Ports of Entry

–  Brian Glenn,California Association of Tiger Owners The 1966 official Rootes dealership directory lists over 500 authorized Rootes dealerships in the U.S., as well as dealerships across Canada. What are sorely missing from the Tiger records are: which dealerships received Tigers, how many, how often and what was their Port of Entry (P.O.E.) into the (more…)

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Watkins Glen Race Report: Tom Patton

Read the next race report here This is a part of a series of race reports from Tom Patton who races a vintage Sunbeam Tiger as a class GT2 in the SCCA Watch the race videos here With the last race results at Pitt Race in the end of April we had a month to (more…)

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SOS 2022

Annual Sunbeams of the South (SOS) and SAOCA Sunbeam Invasion March 31-April 3, 2022Carolina British Classics-Tartan Day: SC Alpines | Modified Alpines | Tigers | Rare Rootes Alpines Modified and Stock Alpines were judged as a single class Modified Alpines Tigers Rare Rootes

Membership Meeting: September 2021

General Membership Meeting was called to order by President Jim Lindner on September 15, 2021 Minutes from the last meeting were approved as posted. Treasurer’s report Accepted as shown in the slides 6 and 7. There is concern about the bank balance going down over the last couple of years. The main expense being the (more…)

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Holbay Engine Survey

How many Alpines with Holbay engines are there in the US? Alpines with high performance Holbay-designed engines represent the most developed variant of the stock 1725 engine. Cars with Holbay engines are valued much higher in the UK. This survey is the first of its kind to document how many “proper Holbay’s” are in the (more…)

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