2018 - 45th Intermarque Concours Tour d'Elegance

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2018 - 45th Intermarque Concours Tour d'Elegance

Post by BRONZEE » Mon Sep 04, 2017 3:40 pm

What: 2018 - 45th Intermarque Concours Tour d'Elegance
When: Saturday 10th February 2018 (Interclub Fun Run)
Time: 9:20am at the latest (earlier the better for good spot - to avoid traffic jam)
Where: Please note, the start points will be different this year, not from Ellerslie as in the past.
End for all run groups: Vellenoweth Green in St Heliers, Auckland
Price info: Your $5 towards the costs of staging this event will be collected on arrival - please ensure you are prepared
Things to bring Saturday: lunch & refreshments (or there are cafes nearby Vellenoweth Green), clipboard, pen and navigator/friends/family.
Theme: "Dress for a picnic"
Google maps: http://maps.google.co.nz/
Website to enter on: http://www.concours.org.nz/funrun.html

***** ENTRIES CLOSE 26TH JANUARY 2018 (PLEASE NOTE ENTRIES ARE NOT HANDLED BY THE ZCLUB!! ). - http://www.concours.org.nz/funrun.html ******

Saturday 10th Feb 2018 morning: the MG Car Club organised Fun Run. This year the concept is different � no longer departing from Ellerslie race course but from a variety of destinations around Auckland�driving to St Heliers at the end in a car show of sorts for the public.


Tour d'Elegance - Saturday 10th February 2018, morning

This is the Tour d'Elegance cruise before the big Concours d' Elegance show tomorrow, for details and registration please visit: http://www.concours.org.nz/funrun.html

***** Your $5 towards the costs of staging this event will be collected on arrival - please ensure you are prepared (you usually receive a goody bag as well). ***** (2018 cost confirmed)


PLEASE NOTE THESE ARE THE 2018 TOURS

Tours will depart from:

1. WEST TOUR d’ELEGANCE 2018 - The tour starts from the car park with twin power pylons opposite the AA office in Westgate Drive (behind the Westgate Shopping Centre) and is around 2 hours on sealed roads via Taupaki, Riverhead, Waimauku, Kumeu, the Waitakere Ranges, Titirangi, Hillsborough, Newmarket, Ports of Auckland, The Strand, Tamaki Drive to St Heliers. Total distance is approximately 100kms / 60mls.

2. NORTHCOTE TOUR d’ELEGANCE 2018 - The tour starts from the car park next to the Poenamo Hotel on Northcote Road and is around 2 hours on sealed roads via East Coast Bays, Northcross, Coatesville, Riverhead, Whenuapai Greenhithe, Glenfield, Northcote, Harbour Bridge, Ports of Auckland, The Strand, Tamaki Drive to St Heliers. Total distance is approximately 100kms / 60mls.

3. GREENLANE TOUR d’ELEGANCE 2018 - The tour starts from Ellerslie Racecourse and travels via Ramarama, Ararimu, Hunua, Brookby, Whitford, Howick, Bucklands Beach, Musick Point, Pakuranga, Panmure, Mt Wellington Highway, Northern Motorway, Ports of Auckland, The Strand, Tamaki Drive to St Heliers.

4. PAPAKURA TOUR d’ELEGANCE 2018 - The tour starts from the Papakura Autobarn & BP Service Centre car park on SH1 and travels via Drury, Hingaia, Manurewa, Otara, Pakuranga, Panmure, Mt Wellington Highway, Northern Motorway, Ports of Auckland, The Strand, Tamaki Drive to St Heliers.

5. PUKEKOHE TOUR d’ELEGANCE 2018 - The tours starts from the Bombay BP Express Service car park and is 2 hours on sealed roads via Bombay, Ramarama, Ararimu, Hunua, Clevedon, Maraetai, Whitford, Pakuranga, Panmure, Mt Wellington Highway, Ports of Auckland, The Strand, Tamaki Drive to St Heliers.

6. ALBANY TOUR d’ELEGANCE 2018 - The tours starts from Mills Lane car park opposite Mitre 10 on Oteha Valley Road, Albany approx 2 hours on sealed roads via Albany, Coatesville, Riverhead, Taupaki, Massey, Swanson, Henderson Valley, Titirangi, Hillsborough, One Tree Hill Domain, Greenlane, Northern Motorway, Ports of Auckland, The Strand, Tamaki Drive to St Heliers


DIGITALLY REGISTER YOUR ENTRY ONLINE HERE:
http://concours.org.nz/funrun.html[/b]



Useful info:


(40 cars per run and places will be allocated on a first-registered with Concours-first-served basis). Tour numbers may change from the past, subject to Concours approval.

Spaces are limited and will be allocated strictly in order of receipt. All entries will close on (Tuesday 26th January 2017) , and you will then be mailed your detailed Information Pack.



***If you wish to enter by post please print out either the WORD or PDF document appearing at the bottom of the Concours website applicable page and mail it to the address given. Each car wishing to join in the fun run, must obtain your entry form here, it can be submitted online or posted in:

******* http://www.concours.org.nz/funrun.html ******


We suggest you print this page before you click "Submit" to keep a record of your entry.


ENTRY TO THIS EVENT IS A $5.00 PER CAR DONATION ON THE DAY.

Entries Close Tuesday 27th January 2017 TBC and you will be e-mailed the web address to print off your own detailed Information Pack the week before the run, which will include the exact meeting directions & run instructions. Entries received by post will have their Information Pack posted earlier.

On the day all runs will start at 10:00am so please be there by 9:30am at the latest to allow for the drivers' briefing, etc. Your $5.00 donation towards the costs of staging this event will be collected on arrival at the start and it would be appreciated if you could bring the correct money in order to minimise the need for issuing change.

Each driver will receive a Meguiar's Goodie Bag at your applicable start venue.

As always, it is recommended that you bring a picnic lunch, but there are shops within comfortable walking distance of Vellenoweth Green if you wish to purchase lunch instead.

Come and join us for a great morning's adventure and an enjoyable drive with old and new friends on one of these six runs. If you enjoyed one of the runs in 2016, how about trying a different one in 2017.


All runs depart from about 10am.



Make sure those Zeds are super shiny, and lets put on a good display. Remember this is our opportunity to promote our club, & find new club members & have a fun day!!




Picnic Competition at "Tours d'Elegance"

The picnic tradition continues, this time with a competition for the "Picnic which best matches your classic carâ€￾. Think outside the square on this one. The sponsor of the Picnic competition this year is Homage (www.homage.co.nz). Classic, eclectic, and a little bit tongue and cheek, Homage sources satisfying objects from around the globe. Homage have donated $250 to spend in-store, plus two quirky product prizes.

Come and join us for a great morning's adventure and an enjoyable drive with old and new friends on one of these tours. If you enjoyed one of the tours this year, how about trying a different one in 2018.
Next - Z Club events:
= A few events brewing to be announced =
= Z Club NZ - AGM - fun event - 17 Nov 2018 =
= Concours d' Elegance - 10 Feb 2019

BRONZEE
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Post by BRONZEE » Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:27 am

Probably a bit late to enter a run, but you may like to meet at the end.
Next - Z Club events:
= A few events brewing to be announced =
= Z Club NZ - AGM - fun event - 17 Nov 2018 =
= Concours d' Elegance - 10 Feb 2019

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