NAMGBR MG 2014 - French Lick, IN

sign_pin150x150Welcome to MG 2014 in French Lick, Indiana

MG 2014 is the annual convention of the North American MGB Register which was jointly hosted June 15 to June 19, 2014 by the Southern Indiana Region British Car Club and the Illinois Flat Land British Car Club.

The location was French Lick, Indiana and the host hotel was the French Lick Resort. On more than 3,000 acres/1,214 hectares in the Hoosier National Forest, in the Rolling Hills of Southern Indiana just an hour’s drive from Louisville, Kentucky and a two hour drive south of Indianapolis, Indiana.

Event Website: http://www.mg-2014.com

Event Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/NAMGBR2014

The pictures and the stories from MG 2014 will of course continue. Fortunately we have a great photo album below from Nate Fish who took all these pictures. Also check out the event Facebook page using the link above.

Here’s some more pictures from the event for you to enjoy and remember the event.

Below are the results from the Car Show, Concours, Craft, Photography, Model, Valve Cover Races, the Wine Tour Rally and Funkana.

MG-2014 Car Show Award Winners

Class # 1 – MGB MKI 1962 – 1965 Pull Handle
1st Place – Car # 296 Owner Ken Waeber – Milford, OH
2nd Place – Car # 302 Owner Bob Connell – Indianapolis, IN
3rd Place – Car # 335 Owner Rick Lewis – Portland, TN

Class # 2 – MGB MKI 1965 – 1967
1st Place – Car # 75 Owner Tony & Janet Shoviak – Waterville, OH
2nd Place – Car #24 Owner Ray Graham – Newburgh, IN
3rd Place – Car # 208 Owner Jack Reynolds – Germantown, TN

Class # 3 – MGB MKII 1968 – 1969 Chrome Grille

1st Place – Car # 160 Owner Bill O’Neil – Chagrin Falls, OH
2nd Place – Car # 249 Owner Linton Atkinson – Kennesaw, GA
3rd Place – Car # 241 Owner Terry Looft – Wilmington, OH

Class # 4 – MGB MKII 1970 – 1972 Recessed Grille

1st Place – Car # 119 Owner Bill Gillson – Marrieta, GA
2nd Place – Car # 106 Owner Steve Lyle – Tulsa, OK
3rd Place – Car # 70 Owner Dave Braun – Hastings, MN

Class # 5 – MGB MKII 1973 – 1974 Honeycomb Grille

1st Place – Car # 248 Owner Ron Parks – Springfield, OH
2nd Place – Car # 16 Owner Larry Norton – Dacula, GA
3rd Place – Car # 17 Owner Dave Mullen – Newburgh, IN

Class # 6 – MGB MKIII 1974 ½ – 1976
1st Place – Car # 202 Owner Ron Kuhnau – Rockford, IN
2nd Place – Car # 130 Owner Ed Polonus – Peoria, IL
3rd Place – Car # 155 Owner Gary Sandusky – Lavon, TX

Class # 7 – MGB MKIV 1977 – 1978 Early
1st Place – Car # 152 Owner Simon Dix – O Fallon, MO
2nd Place – Car # 100 Owner Doug Walling – New Bern, NC
3rd Place – Car # 95 Owner Dan Craig – Ozark, MO

Class # 8 – MGB MKIV 1979 – 1980 Late
1st Place – Car # 27 Owner Barry Humphrey – Hingham, MA
2nd Place – Car # 74 Owner Larry Youngblood – Englewood, OH
3rd Place – Car # 102 Owner Steve Ratcliffe – Gainesville,GA

Class # 9 – MGB LE 1979 – 1980
1st Place – Car # 307 Owner Dave Handley – Strongsville, OH
2nd Place – Car # 49 Owner Bryan Wilson – Plainfield, IN
3rd Place – Car # 338 Owner Kathy Goodman – Beavercreek, OH

Class # 10 – MGB-GT 1965 – 1971 Chrome Bumper (Non-Vented)

1st Place – Car # 163 Owner Mark Endicott – Old Hickory, TN
2nd Place – Car # 238 Owner Graham Cooper – Milford, OH
3rd Place – Car # 299 Bruce Kolb – Indianapolis, IN

Class # 11 – MGB-GT 1972 – 1974 Chrome Bumper (Vented Dash)
1st Place – Car # 146 Owner Greg Moors – Stouffville, Ontario
2nd Place – Car # 279 Owner Rick Mills – Grandview, MO
3rd Place – Car # 262 Owner Steve Finch – White Lake, MI

Class # 12 – MGB-GT 1974 ½ Rubber Bumper
1st Place – Car # 164 Owner Tim Gaffney – Cumming, GA
2nd Place – Car # 128 Owner Jim Schulte – Harleysville, PA
3rd Place – Car # 42 Owner Dennis Taylor – Holly Springs, NC

Class # 13 – MGB Factory V-8 All Years
1st Place – Car # 48 Owner Peter Cosmides – Moorestown, NJ
2nd Place – Car # 269 Owner John Marcell – Plano, IN
3rd Place – Car # 301 Owner Andy York – Whitestown, IN

Class # 14 – MGB Modified V-8, V-6, etc
1st Place – Car # 309 Owner Robert Milner – Manteca, CA
2nd Place – Car # 233 Owner Mike Cook – Roswell, GA
3rd Place – Car # 336 Owner Charles Long – McDonald, TN

Class # 15 – MG Midget 1961 – 1974 Chrome Bumper
1st Place – Car # 144 Owner Tim Shaw – Milan, MI
2nd Place – Car # 216 Owner Tom Crause – Springfield, IL
3rd Place – Car # 55 Owner Jack Orkin – Grayson, GA

Class # 16 – MG Midget 1975 – 1979 Rubber Bumper
1st Place – Car # 169 Owner Paul Stedman – Hopkinsville, KY
2nd Place – Car # 287 Owner Jeff Sigrist – Zanesville, OH
3rd Place – Car # 218 Owner John Leible – Lockport, NY

Class # 17 – MG 1100 – 1300 All Years
1st Place – Car # 243 Owner Torey Looft – Ames, IA

Class # 18 – MG Post Abingdon 1981 to Present
1st Place – Car # 276 Owner John Stevenson – Paradise, Newfoundland & Labrador
2nd Place – Car # 34 Owner Peter Mittler – Oshawa, Ontario
3rd Place – Car # 264 Owner Mark Jones – Corunna, Ontario

MG-2014 Car Show Award Winners

Class # 21 – MGC All Years
1st Place – Car # 177 Owner Gary Brown – Covington, VA
2nd Place – Car # 315 Owner Brian Hajek – Columbus, OH
3rd Place – Car # 235 Owner Dan Kerkman – Lake Villa, IL

Class # 22 – MGC GT All Years
1st Place – Car # 274 Owner Dana Rindge – Amston, CT
2nd Place – Car # 92 Owner Frank Kingston – Merritt Island, FL
3rd Place – Car # 104 Owner Craig Cummings – Williamsburg, VA

Class # 19 – MGT & Prewar All Years
1st Place – Car # 310 Owner Dale Zinn – Fremont, IN
2nd Place – Car # 114 Owner Stan Dulin – Springfield, MO
3rd Place – Car # 84 Owner Melvin Hunsucker – Indianapolis, IN

Class # 20 – MGA All Years
1st Place – Car # 354 Owner Dave Terhune – St. Joseph, MI
2nd Place – Car # 3 Owner Dar Planeaux – Fairborn, OH
3rd Plate – Car # 319 Owner Dennis Norris – Henning, TN

Class # 23 – MG All Other Models
1st Place – Car # 281 Owner Dino Perez – Lake in the Hills, IL

Class # 24 – Concours
Top Point
Car # 18 Owner Dennis Cestra – 1964 Black MG Midget MKII – Pittsburgh, PA

Award of Excellence
Car # 6 Owner Morell LaRue – 1967 BRG MGB MKI – Choctaw, OK
Car # 118 Owner Andrew Hastings – 1969 MGC – Albion, IN

Honorable Mention
Car # 286 Owner Bob Strathman – 1962 MGB MKI – Chesterfield, MO
Car # 289 Owner Bruce McQuaid – 1973 Damask Blue MGB-GT – Dallas, TX

Certificate of Merit
Car # 86 Owner Bob Bentzinger – 1974 Tundra MGB MKII – St Louis, MO

Class # 25 – Jaguar All Years
1st Place – Car # 205 Owner Rich Cannistra – Janesville, WA
2nd Place – Car # 82 Owner Chuck Puthoff – Evansville, IN
3rd Place – Car # 195 Owner James Duke – Memphis, TN

Class # 26 – Triumph All Years
1st Place – Car # 21 Owner Jim Spears – Flora, IL
2nd Place – Car # 30 Owner David Folk – Tennyson, IN
3rd Place – Car # 267 Owner Stan Fingerhut – Genoa, OH

Class # 27 – Austin-Healey All Years
1st Place – Car # 107 Owner Clay Robinson – Elberfeld, IN
2nd Place – Car # 341 Owner James Hirsh –
3rd Place – Car # 327 Owner David Bassett – Nashville, TN

Class # 28 – All Other British
1st Place – Car # 44 Owner Dan Bosso – Buford, GA
2nd Place – Car # 265 Owner Barry Schonberger – Evansville, IN
3rd Place – Car # 75 Owner Tony & Janet Shoviak – Waterville, OH

Class # 29 – Photography
1st Place – Car # 336 Owner Charles Long – McDonald, TN
2nd Place – Car # 37 Owner Jim Danielson – Lincoln, NE
3rd Place – Car # 75 Tony & Janet Shoviak – Waterville, OH

Class # 30 – Model

1st Place – Car # 75 Owner Tony & Janet Shoviak – Waterville, OH

Class # 31 – Craft
1st Place – Car # 46 Owner Mac MacFarlane – Alliston, Ontario
2nd Place – Car # 41 Owner Tom Hennebury – Bolton, Alberta
3rd Place – Car # 259 Owner Jai Deagan – Eaton Rapids, MI

Youth Valve Cover Race

1st Place – Elsie McFerren
2nd Place – Lian Shoviak – Waterville, OH
3rd Place – Maya Shoviak – Waterville, OH

Adult Valve Cover Race
1st Place – Judy Zinn – Fremont, IN
2nd Place – Dan Craig – Ozark, MO
3rd Place – Laura Mcferren –

Funkana
1st Place – Troy Spang /Driver – Graham Cooper/Navigator Car # 261 – Coshocton, OH
2nd Place – Jim Evans/Driver – Lois Evans/ Navigator Car # 283 – Glen Ellyn, IL
3rd Place – Lois Grabler /Driver – Dave Grabler/ Navigator Car # 132 – Vandalia, OH

Wine Tour Question & Answer Rally

Car # 133 Linda Vickery – Roscoe, IL