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 (cholliday250@gmail.com) 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 Events Coordinator Chris Holliday to sign up. cholliday250@gmail.com.  Great twisty.  Start at South Town Plaza and end up in LeRoy.  It’s only 27 miles to LeRoy so we will sit down to eat around 6:30 PM.  Stop at D&R Restaurant or continue west on Rt 5 for 5 miles to Red Osier Landmark restaurant.  Finish NLT 8:00 PM.  Sunset is at  9:00 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.

Wednesday, July 27th. Ice Cream Social night. Pittsford Farms Dairy, 44 N. Main St., Pittsford, NY 14534   It’s just north of Schoen Place, which is just north of the canal.  BTW the bridge on N. Main St. is closed for repairs.  For those interested in a little drive, some of us are meeting in the Southeast corner of the vacant parking lot at what once was a Denny’s Restaurant, on the corner of Main St. Fishers Road at Rte. 96, Victor, NY.   On the opposite corner is Chili's Grill & Bar, 7491 Pittsford Victor Rd, Victor, NY 14564.  Burger King is across the street and the Royal Car Wash is on the other corner..   Chris is planning a route through Powder Mill Park to Bushnell’s Basin, down on Marsh Rd. to Golf Rd. and across to Pittsford. Just north of the bridge that is out,  Meet at Denny’s at 6:45. Meet at Pittsford Dairy Farm at 7:30.  Contact Events Coordinator Chris Holliday at cholliday250@gmail.com for more info.

Sunday, August 14th.  GRTTC Picnic,  Webster Park at the Orchard Park Shelter.  The road for Orchard Park is off Holt Road.  It will be a left turn if you are coming from Webster, a right turn if you are coming from the lake.  We will start prepping around noon. We can plan on eating around 2:30.  The club will provide hamburgers, hot dogs, (including rolls)  and corn on the cob, as well as plates, napkins, plastic ware.  If anyone would prefer a different main course, like fish, we or you can cook it.  Just bring what you would like. The grill will be propane so we can cook anytime.

Things  you need to tell us:

  • Who and how many are coming.   i.e. “Jack And Bernice Harrison are coming”.

  • Your food choices. i.e. “2 Hamburgs each” or “we are bring squid for ourselves”.

  • What you are bringing as a side dish i.e.  Potato Salad, Cake, Cookies, appetizers, Chips, dip, Cheese and crackers, egg rolls,  Cheese Puffs. Desserts.  Just some examples.

Remember, the park is carry in Carry out. So please plan accordingly.   

Please let us know by reply as soon as you know but NLT Wed Aug 10th.

Hope to see you all there.  If you know of anyone who owns a Triumph and is not a member, invite them and they can get to know us.

Contact Mary at maryfv101@gmail.com

 

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.

 

GRTTC  Annual  Meeting, Wednesday, October 19th,  at The Log Cabin restaurant, 2445 W Walworth Rd, Macedon, NY 14502.  Meet & Greet at 5 PM, meal and meeting to follow.  Official Club Meeting with voting on all issues.  Contact: Chris Holliday.

 

Sunday, December 4th.  Club Christmas Party at Greystone Country Club, 1400 Atlantic Ave, Walworth, NY 14568.  Cocktails starting at 5PM, dinner at 6 PM.

 

Non-GRTTC Events

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, August 21st.  MG Car Club Show at the Henrietta American Legion Post, 260 Middle Rd, Henrietta, NY 14467.  1:00 - 6:00 PM.

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.

Last Sunday every month from April to November. 9:00 AM - 12.00 PM.  Cars & Coffee at the Freestyle Mercantile, Mumford, NY.  Coffee, breakfast buns, donuts are GOOD!  Nice atmosphere, people and a nice ride into the country.

The Rochester Triumph Club is officially called the Greater Rochester Triumph Touring Club.