From the President’s Dash Driving: This weekend featured a great drive through North Georgia to North Carolina and the weather could not have been better....
Hot Metal and Oil – February 2016
From the President’s Dash
This weekend featured a great drive through North Georgia to North Carolina and the weather could not have been better. The drive started in Alpharetta through Dahlonega, to Blairsville, had lunch at a newly opened Pizza shop in Andrews, and then stopped in Topton, NC to see a Mercedes restoration shop. The GA was represented by Russ & Pat Turner, Ashford Little, Glenn Bell, Tony Lewis and Peter Cronin. There were many Triumphs represented and a huge thank you to Steve Cripps for inviting us.
On February 2nd there will be a meeting of the Southside Chapter of the GTA. Tom Freeman would like to see as many folks as possible to start planning the March drives and brewery tour. We’ll be meeting at 7 at Partners Pizza II, 834 Glynn St S, Fayetteville, GA 30214. Call Tom at 678-725-4937 for more information.
Match 1 of the GTA Dart Challenge 2016 went well with three Triumphs driven to the event.
The current standings are:
Tobias Holden – 0 pts (Triumph)
John Henard – 2 pts
Earl Ferguson – 3 pts
Ashford Little – 4 pts
Tony Graham – 4 pts (Triumph)
Shawn Tarleton – 5 pts (Triumph)
Match 2 will be played on February 11 at:
10729 Alpharetta Hwy
Roswell, GA 30076
Match 3 will be played on February 25 at:
7160 Jimmy Carter Blvd
Norcross, GA 30092
I invite any who want to join the 3rd Annual GTA Darts Championship Series to join us at Mazzy’s Roswell on February 11, no skill or prior experience necessary. Throwing wrenches is enough.
Darts fly at 7:30 p.m.
Players are scored in sequence of zeroing out in a game of 301 less one point if the player drives his or her Triumph. Each player’s lowest score will be dropped, so if you miss a match, it doesn’t hurt you too badly… unless you are tied with another player at the end of the 5 match series when the tie breaker head to head record kicks in. Join us; it’s a lot of fun! The Champion Tankard is the rotating trophy and is filled at no cost once each match.
GTA Chili Cook-off
It’s time for the annual GTA chili cook-off. Ashford and Catherine Little are hosting it again this year on February 13th
4240 Wickersham Drive NW,
Atlanta, GA 30327
Start time: 6:30
Stop time: TBD
*** Rumor has it that Todd & Billy Ray may be planning another adventure in Atlanta on that date ***
The monthly meetings are the THIRD Tuesday of every month with Odd months being at Mazzy’s Norcross; EVEN months at Mazzy’s Marietta. Our next meeting is Tuesday Feb 16th at Mazzy’s Marietta. Bring your ideas, we’ll start marking up a calendar and making plans on Tuesday night!
….and finally, drive your Triumphs! Invite anybody that you see with a Triumph to join us. I look forward to seeing you this month at one or more events!
Persistent work Triumphs. – Virgil
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2016 GTA President