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AMGBA Meet 2011 - Dayton, Ohio
« on: August 13, 2011, 10:59:51 AM »
Story by Bruce Magers, photos by Frank Ochal and Bruce of Dayton British Car Show Staff

The American MGB Association (AMGBA), a nationally recognized organization headquartered in Chicago for MGBs, MGB-GTs and Midgets held its 34th annual meet on August 6th,2001 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 MGs 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 years 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
AE. Dave Estell

MG B Roadster 68-74
1. Steve Howard 68 MGB
AE. Ron Parks
AE. Stephen Ramsey
AE. Dwight Patrick
AE. Jim Walker
AE. Skip Peterson
AE. Tom Crouse

MG B 75-80
1. Larry Youngblood 79 MGB
AE. William Bitner
AE. Gary Wagner
AE. Cheryl Ross
AE. Jeff Hoering

MG B-GT
1. Ben Grabow 74 MGB

MG Midget
1. George Chase 70 MG Midget
AE. Tim Shaw
AE. Bruce Duncan
AE. Ken Ligh
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