There are plenty of great activities available to Triumph owners in 2022!
Some are local, some regional, and some national in scope.
There are Cruise Nights from Tuesday through Friday in the Greater Rochester area.
If you have an activity suggestion, please contact Chris Holliday Cholliday250@gmail.com
Include a date so he can make it fit.
2022 Activities are subject to change due to COVID.
GRTTC sponsored events
Sunday, April 24th. Chili Party/Club Meeting 11:30 at Legion Eyer Park, 100 Eyer Park, East Rochester, NY 14445. Contacts: Mark and Carol Dolan.
Saturday, May 7th. Tune up clinic. Wayne/FL BOCES, 4440 Ridge Rd, Williamson, NY 14589. Contacts: Atkinson & Haynes
Saturday, May 21st. Club Gimmick Rally - Carb Blow-out Day. Contact Chris Holliday (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Doug Jack to sign up. A drive through the countryside south of Rochester ending with Dinner at the Brew and Brats in South Bristol. A series of questions along the route from Honeoye Falls to South Bristol. Prizes we be awarded but Pride is the big winner. All are welcome but driver and navigator are required to enter contest.
Wednesday, June 8th. Allen Davis Memorial Drive. Contact: Chris Holliday. The date is flexible but a weeknight is preferred. Sunset is late. Great twisty. Start at South town Plaza and End up in LeRoy and stop at D&R Restaurant or continue west on Rt 5 for 5 miles to Red Osier Landmark restaurant. It’s only 27 miles to LeRoy so we will sit down to eat around 6:30 PM. Finish NLT 8:00PM. Sunset is 9 with twilight till 9:32 so plenty of time to get home in the light.
Wednesday, July 6th. Log Cabin Cruise Night. 2445 W Walworth Rd, Macedon, NY 14502-9127. We will meet some where TBD as a group and drive in together. Bring Lawn chair.
Saturday, July 9th, rain date Sunday July 10th. Wrights Chicken BBQ, Hamlin, NY 14464 Contacts: Norm and Char Wright
Sunday, August 7th or 14th or 21st. UK Car Days at Genesee Valley Park, Rochester, NY Chair people TBD. We need club volunteers to assist with set up and operations. Please speak up and let Chris Williams and Eileen know.
Wednesday. August 24th. Ice Cream Run. Location: Suggestions? Contact: Chris Holliday
Thursday, September 29th to Sunday, October 1st. Weekend Getaway to Hammondsport. Contact: George Haynes
Saturday, October 8th or Sunday, October 9th. Fall Foliage Tour. Tree Creation. Geneseo, NY. Dates TBD and details to follow.
Wednesday, October 26th. GRTTC Annual Meeting, location to be determined. Official Club Meeting with voting on all issues.
Sunday, December 4th. Club Christmas Party at Graystone Country Club, 1400 Atlantic Ave, Walworth, NY 14568. Cocktails starting at 5PM, dinner at 6 PM.
Saturday, May 14th. OCHS Classic British Car Show at Onanda Park, 4965 Co Rd 16, Canandaigua, NY 14424. THE BRITISH ARE COMING! THE BRITISH ARE COMING! Come see some classic British cars and learn about the Sullivan Campaign at their first Car Show. Come enjoy this family friendly event. Free to the public. Car owners: $20 Entry Fee.
Sunday, June 19th. Eurocar Show, LaFayette Apple Festival Grounds on Rt 20, Rowland Rd, Lafayette, NY 13084. If you never dropped in at this traditional Father’s Day event, you’ve really missed a gem. Usually held at the beautiful Lorenzo Historic Site in Cazenovia, New York, this year’s event will be held at the Lafayette Apple Festival grounds. Eurocar is open to all European cars.
Our club will schedule a caravan over to Lafyette from Canandaigua to this event. There were 200 cars last year and a great way to kick off the summer. We’ll look at a dinner stop on the way home where people could join us who didn’t attend the show.
Monday, June 20th thru Thursday, June 24th. TRA Nationals in Gettysburg, PA. For those with TR 2’s, TR3’s and TR 4/4A’s, this is the event to attend. Being so close to Rochester it’s the best opportunity to attend.
Sunday, June 25th. Clayton Antique Boat & Car Show. 1000 Islands Concours d’Elegance, Antique Boat Museum, 750 Mary St., Clayton, NY 13624. Contact Mark Dolan if interested.
Sunday, July TBD. MG Car Club Show in Rush, NY.
Monday, August 29th – Thursday, September 1st. VTR North American Triumph Challenge, Galena, IL 61036. The Vintage Triumph Register (VTR) is a North American Triumph car club of over 2,800 Triumph owners and enthusiasts supporting and showcasing all models of Triumphs. The 2022 convention will be hosted by the Illinois Sports Owner Association (ISOA), one of the largest and most active Triumph clubs in the country. Compete in an autocross challenge, participate in a funkhana event, drive in a road rallye on our carefully selected back roads, and even learn about your car in our expert-led technical sessions. However you choose to spend your week, you'll get to enjoy it in the company of great people who are just as Triumph-crazy as you are. See you in Galena!
Anyone who has not been to one of these National event, they are a ton of fun and you meet some really great people. These are National Events so you get some of the best Triumphs in the land.
Wednesday, September 7 – Sunday, September 11th, U.S. Vintage Grand Prix, Watkins Glen International Raceway, 2790 County Route 16, Watkins Glen, NY 14891
The U.S. Vintage Grand Prix is one of the largest events on the SVRA calendar. This special weekend brings together hundreds of vintage race cars of all ages, makes and models. The Featured Marque for 2022 is Mustang. A very special Bugatti Reunion and Race will add to the weekend spectacle.
The annual Grand Prix Festival, held on Friday in downtown Watkins Glen, commemorates the early sports car races that took place on a 6.6-mile course laid out on village streets. The high point of the Festival is the Grand Prix reenactment, with SVRA race cars driving the original Watkins Glen street course to the cheers of 20,000 enthusiastic spectators.
Memorable track action and a unique downtown festival combine for a great weekend in the scenic Finger Lakes region of New York. It doesn’t get any better!
Sunday, September 18th The 37th Annual British Car Day at Bronte Provincial Park, Bronte Creek, 1219 Burloak Dr., Oakville, ON L6M 4J7, Canada.
Another great show is planned and we are expecting over 1,000 British Cars, great vendors, wonderful anniversary cars spanning 3 years and much more. Pre-registration through FASTLANE will be available in May 2022; it's a great way to save money ($15 versus $20 at the gate) and time (you pick up your goody bag on the way in which includes an excellent programme, voting card and pencil, dash plaque and much, much more). The Awards Ceremonies start at 2 p.m. and go for about an hour. Please stick around so you can pick up your award. We have 57 different car classes and 3 awards per class so the odds are pretty good that you might! There will also be a panel of judges selecting the Best of Show car and a Long Distance Award presented to the car driven the furthest (you must pre-register to be eligible).
Monday, September 19th – Thursday, September 22 Put-In-Bay Vintage Sports Car Races, . South Bass Island, Put-In-Bay, OH 43456.
Featured Marque status for MGs (an official MG Vintage Racers “Focus Event”) and Triumphs! Low-key event where sports cars raced in the ‘50s & ‘60s. -Two days of racing (9/21 and 9/22) for pre-'73 prod. cars up to 3.0L, sports racers up to 2.0L, vintage Formula Vee, F-Jr and F-Ford and others (by application) on challenging airport circuit. Entry options for racing, “exhibition” and non-racing vintage sports cars, plus the “Great Lakes Vintage Challenge” for prod. cars and FV entering 2021 VSCDA Grattan, Waterford Hills vintage race & PIB. -Plus…Original course touring, social events, car show, rocker cover races, guest stories and more guaranteed enjoyment than any other vintage racing event (our entrants say).
Recurring events not run by GRTTC
Second Thursday every month, 9:30 AM start. Car Nuts Breakfast, Bay Front Restaurant, 1075 Empire Blvd, Rochester, NY 14609
Every Tuesday night. Panorama Plaza Cruise Night, Penfield, west end of the parking lot.
Every Wednesday night. Cruise night. The Log Cabin restaurant, 2445 W Walworth Rd, Macedon, NY 14502. Always a good turnout with food available outside.
Every Wednesday night. I-Square Cruise Night. The park is small and the crowd is friendly. Free ice cream for participants. Irondequoit Square, 400 Bakers Park, Rochester, NY 14617
Every Thursday night. Cruise Night at Wegmans in Canandaigua, NY has become a popular gathering. Wegmans has food and there are several ice cream opportunities. The best is Cheshire Farms Creamery, 10 Parrish St., Canandaigua.
Every Friday night, 5:00 PM start. Shriners Cruise Night in Webster, NY has become the place to be. So much so, they have had to turn some people away, so get there early. They have a fish fry available while it lasts. Between the 104 expressway & Empire Blvd.