SURF & TURF RALLY 2/20

by Tim McNiff (Austin Healey Club) As one of the February Club Events the Austin-Healey Association was invited to join the Jaguar Owner’s Club for their annual Surf and Turf Rally. I drove down to the Jaguar Training Center in Irvine arriving about 8:15 in time to join Mike and Kathy Scroggie in their BJ8,
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PETERSON MUSEUM TOUR AND BERGIN’S LUNCH

In January, the Club visited the newly revamped and reopened Peterson Automotive Museum in Los Angeles. The Museum, a mainstay in the LA automotive arena for years, has recently undergone a massive $120 million renovation which includes a dramatic modern-art façade. As we learned, the interior also got a professional makeover and many of the exhibits are now dramatically staged. The overall quality of the cars on exhibit has also been boosted.

AUCTION SPOTLIGHT 1961 E-Type OTS

In January, Scottsdale, Arizona is home to perhaps the largest gathering of collector car auctions. Most of the big auction houses are represented from Barratt Jackson to RM, Russo and Steel and Gooding. Among the hundreds of cars changing hands, there are a few gems such as the 1961 E-type OTS pictured.

JOC HOLIDAY PARTY

The Dana Point Yacht Club was in its usual festive décor for the 50+ who attended this year’s holiday party. Hostess Shirley Nyquist departed from the usual table decorations to present each member with a personalized Holiday coffee mug which doubled as table place holder and entrée declaration…how clever Shirley! During cocktail hour, members Caroline
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Richard Darnell’s 90th Birthday

We are pleased to wish past president Richard Darnell a Happy Birthday. Darnell called and asked me to save the date in mid-summer. I was excited to attend the festivities for his 90th birthday celebration but even more so, when I learned it was scheduled to take place at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana.
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Auctions America California 2015

 This year the AA California Auction was held at the Barker Hanger in Santa Monica which was a definite upgrade over last year’s Burbank Convention Center. Persistent rain on Saturday was really inconvenient. The volunteer staff and sellers alike broke out their micro fiber towels in an attempt to dry the cars before they rolled
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Bower’s Museum Tour

Saturday, August 22nd a large group from the JOC, joined by the Austin Healey Club of SoCal, met at the Bower’s Museum in Santa Ana to view the “1968” Exhibit. We were scheduled for early entry and as the 10 o’clock hour approached, the crowd had grown to almost fifty! After a letting sorting of
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TECH SESSION “SPARKS” MEMBER INTEREST

By Steve Kirby A Club Tech Session of the year was held on August 8th at my shop in Lake Forest. The day started early with the usual tire kicking and stories of automotive daring do, fueled by too much coffee and too many sugar donuts. Once the lot was full of Healeys, Jaguars and
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Mexico City Concours 2015

by Tom Krefetz Pete Reith, Jamey Holbrook, and Tom Krefetz are certified judges from the San Diego Jaguar Club who were selected to judge the JCNA sanctioned Jaguar concours within the Gran Concourso Internacional de Elegancia and hosted by Club Jaguar Mexico. They left San Diego for Mexico City, and were warmly greeted at the
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Muckenthaler

CHAMPION David Levey C-5/E1 1962 E-Type 99.89 1st. Jaguar Club of Ohio David Reed C-5/E1 1967 E-Type 99.86 2nd. Rocky Mountain Jaguar Club Ken Laymon C-5/E1 1965 E-Type 99.76 3rd. Jaguar Owners Club of L.A. Frank Tillman C-6/E2 1968 E-Type 99.29 1st. Jaguar Owners Club of L.A. John Mutlow C-6/E2 1968 E-Type 99.29 2nd. Jaguar
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