By Dave Hutchison
This year's open house was a success despite having to move to Sunday due to weather. Turnout was a little less than usual but many sports cars enthusiasts stopped by to enjoy our famous scones and check out what's in the shop. The silver birch / oxblood red Triumph Italia #122 (Amelia as she has become known as) was the star of the day as she is all ready to start her third year on the Concours shows and off to Greenwich in a couple of weeks! The voting to paint or not to paint the 53 flat rad Morgan was a tie! The owner will have the final call! People kept coming right up to closing at 4 PM.
Here are some pics of the event.
If you missed this event at the Simeone Auto Museum you can enjoy a view of all the cars thanks to Pete Rohrbacher.
After the hall darkened, the F1 engines roared to life in the sleepy little Pennsylvania theater as images of racing mostly from the other side of the pond flashed across the screen! Dave Hobbs, Leigh Diffy, and Steve Matchett ran down the isles to a rock star entrance as the sold out house cheered them on. David opened by saying "Who knew? Sellersville, Pennsylvania?" See the whole article.
The "NEC" is the annual Classic Motor Show that is held at the National Exhibition Center and is Britain's largest indoor vintage motor show of car clubs, vendors, autojumble, and much more.Read the full article.
Click here to see the pearl white TRIUMPH TR3A In the Season 8 finale of "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee", as Jerry Seinfeld and John Oliver (The Daily Show, Last Week Tonight) go for a coffee and comedy run in a 1959 Triumph TR3A restored at Ragtops & Roadsters. Many thanks to our friends Bill and Dotti Neidhardt.
After nearly two years of work by our restoration teams at both Ragtops & Roadsters and Pollock Auto Restoration, we are very proud to report that Robin and Alan Anspaugh's Triumph Italia 2000 GT has won an Amelia Award at the 2015 Amelia Island Concours. Congratulations to both Alan and Robin and all of our crew that worked so hard to restore this special car to the finest standards which lead to an award winning debut!
Stay tuned for the full story of Triumph Italia 2000 GT soon!
The car runs like it just came off the boat! Saturday afternoon, took the car for a spin. Car started on the first try. She purrs like a real Jaguar! It is nice to hop in the car without having to tinker with the engine to get it started. My dad would be very happy with that as well. His friend had to tinker with the car for almost five hours to get it running back in September of 2011. This was my dad's last time he took the car for a ride to the office. When Butch got the car to start, my dad lit up with joy and all the problems with his stage four cancer disappeared. Wahoo he said as they took off onto the road. Nothing better than a ride in an E-type. Had lots of people stare at the car on the way home on the turnpike. Fun car… I plan to make more improvements to the car with the guidance of Ragtops and Roadsters. This has been a great customer experience. Found a team that I can trust 100% to keep my dad's treasure alive and purring like a real cat. Thanks for all that you have done for the Polis family, Bill, Mary Anne, Alexis Polis
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