2019 - 46th Intermarque Concours Tour d'Elegance

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2019 - 46th Intermarque Concours Tour d'Elegance

Post by BRONZEE » Tue Oct 23, 2018 2:12 pm

What: 2019 - 46th Intermarque Concours Tour d'Elegance
When: Saturday 9th February 2019 (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: https://www.concours.org.nz/tours-info- ... entry.html
Organising club: MG Car Club

***** ENTRIES CLOSE Thursday 24th January 2019 (PLEASE NOTE ENTRIES ARE NOT HANDLED BY THE ZCLUB!! ). - http://www.concours.org.nz/funrun.html ******

Saturday 10th Feb 2019 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 2019, 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). ***** (2019 cost confirmed)


PLEASE NOTE THESE ARE THE 2019 TOURS

Tours will depart from:

TOUR 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 and Remuera to St Heliers. Total distance is approximately 100kms/60mls.​ Tour Manager is Deryck Freeland (Mini Car Club of Auckland) 0274 954 681. Assembly is at 9:30am, drivers' briefing at 9:45 and tour starts at 10:am

TOUR 2 - NORTHCOTE TOUR d’ELEGANCE 2018 - The tour starts from the Smales Farm car park, first left off Northcote Road after leaving from the Northern motorway and is around 2 hours on sealed roads via East Coast Bays, Northcross, Coatesville, Riverhead, Whenuapai, Greenhithe, Glenfield, Northcote, Harbour Bridge, Southern Motorway, Market Road, Remuera and St Johns to St Heliers. Total distance is approximately 100kms/60mls. Tour Manager is Lionel Brackley (MG Car Club) 021 0374 575. Assembly is at 9:30am, drivers' briefing at 9:45 and tour starts at 10:am

TOUR 3 - GREENLANE TOUR d’ELEGANCE 2018 - The tour starts from Ellerslie Racecourse and travels via Ramarama, , Hunua, Clevedon, Brookby, Whitford, Howick, Bucklands Beach, Musick Point, Pakuranga, Panmure, Point England and Glendowie to St Heliers. Tour Managers are Tad Piggin 0274 528 683 and Colin Upchurch 0274 512 741 (MG Car Club). Assembly is at 9:30am, drivers' briefing at 9:45 and tour starts at 10:am

TOUR 4 - PAPAKURA TOUR d'ELEGANCE 2018 - The tour starts from the BP Papakura Service Centre on the Southern Motorway and travels via Clevedon, Maraetai, Howick, Panmure and finishes at Vellenoweth Green St Helliers.
There are some fantastic views so take time to look at the view and smell the roses!! Tour Manager is John Hancock (MG Car Club) 027 2741 767. Assembly is at 9:30am, drivers' briefing at 9:45 and tour starts at 10:am

TOUR 5 - PUKEKOHE TOUR d’ELEGANCE 2018 - The tour starts from the Bombay BP Express Service Centre car park and is 2 hours on sealed roads via Bombay, Ramarama, Ararimu, Hunua, Clevedon, Maraetai, Whitford, Pakuranga, Panmure, Mt Wellington Highway, Southern Motorway northbound, Remuera and St Johns to St Heliers. Total distance is approximately 100kms/60mls.​ Tour Manager is Warwick Covery (MG Car Club) 021 884 806. Assembly is at 9:30am, drivers' briefing at 9:45 and tour starts at 10:am

TOUR 6 - ALBANY TOUR d’ELEGANCE 2018 - The tour starts from Mills Lane car park opposite Mitre 10 on Oteha Valley Road, Albany and is approximately 2 hours on sealed roads via Albany, Coatesville, Riverhead, Taupaki, Massey, Swanson, Henderson Valley, Titirangi, Hillsborough, One Tree Hill Domain, Greenlane, Southern Motorway, Remuera and St Johns to St Heliers. Total distance is approximately 80kms/50mls.​ Tour Managers are Ian and Jill Forbes (MG Car Club) 021 410 944. Assembly is at 9:30am, drivers' briefing at 9:45 and tour starts at 10:am



DIGITALLY REGISTER YOUR ENTRY ONLINE HERE:
https://www.concours.org.nz/tours-info- ... entry.html



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 (Thursday 24th January 2019) , 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 ******




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

Entries Close Thursday 24th January 2019 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 2018, how about trying a different one in 2019.


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 " ----- TBC ------â€￾. 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 2019.
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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