Club Events and Other

This is the BCCMC Social Calendar for 2024. If you want to coordinate an event please let us know by emailing [email protected].  All it needs to be is something that you would like to do that may be interesting to other club members.  When you let us know we will announce the activity through the Club Activities Calendar on this Website and email blasts.  We want to have as many activities as possible on our calendar so everyone can find something to enjoy.  Our LBC’s need exercise so let’s get out and drive them as much as possible.  We are relying on you to help sponsor events throughout the year. We look forward to hearing from you!

Club event Saturday, July 13, 2024 Note this is the second Saturday. Club Meeting at DiPrato’s Deli, 342 Pickens St, Columbia, SC 29205 Meet in parking lot at 9:30 AM for socializing and go in for meeting and eat at 10:00

Other Events

 

Save the Dates!

Thursday 9/12/2024 – Sunday 9/15/2024

Registration is now open

Southeast British Car Festival at the Dillard House

Peachtree MG Registry presents:

A Southern British Car Weekend in the mountains of North Georgia

This also a NAMGBR & NAMGAR Regional event with Sunbeam as the featured Marque.

All marques of British cars and motorcycles are invited to participate.  Self-driving tours, guided tours, wine tours, local arts & crafts, silent auction, great food and fellowship

At

The link below gives a good list of additional activities beyond the many drives and activities that are part of the Southeast British Car Festival:

https://www.dillardhouse.com/about/

Saturday 9 21 2024 Autumn in the Mountains British Car Show

More information at a later date

SAVE THE DATE!! SEPTEMBER 21, 2024

Pre-registration opens here on July 26, 2024. Pre-registrations will define all of the Classes.
Food and adult beverages will again be available on the big show field at Mills River Brewing, 336 Banner Farm Road, Mills River, NC 28759.
We’ll also celebrate our 30th Anniversary.
Check back often for more details.

Event parking will be organized by make (marque/brand): Registrants will receive a dash plaque, a windshield placard, raffle tickets and a ballot form.

Awards: Classes will be based on pre-registrations:
• 1st and 2nd place awards per class – Ribbon/Plaque for 1st and Ribbon for 2nd
• Peer judging for awards
• “Best in Show” was also awarded

Schedule of Events: (subject to change nearer the actual date)
8:30am: Pre-registered participant parking opens
9:00am: On-site Day-of-Show registration opens; event open to the public
11:00am: On-site Registration closes
1:45-2:15pm: 1st and 2nd in Class Ribbons presented on the show field
2:30-3:00pm: 1st in Class and Best in Show “Drive-Through” Presentation Ceremony
3:30pm: Show Closes

4th Annual Lexington VFW 8738 Car & Bike Show

Sept 21, 2024Time: 10am-2pm Location: VFW 8738, 424 Cedarcrest Dr Lexington,SC 29073

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1iyX_WMGk09_jcyeXFlNovxqkdozHUETldDzOS8KxAvI/edit?usp=sharing_eil_m&invite=CLr5xdsF&ts=668725d3&sh=B6zn0s2r8LQe7309&ca=1

Myrtle Beach BRITFEST 2024 Car Show

JPG HI logo 594x200 TM.001

Presents Myrtle Beach Britfest

Location The Market Common, Corner of Johnson and Hendrick Avenues behind King Street Grill

Date:  Saturday October 5th 2024 Time:  9am to 4 pm

Early registrations by Sep. 1 are $35 first car entered ($15 for each additional car). Late registrations Sep. 1 thru Oct. 3 are $40 first car entered ($15 for each additional car). Registrations day of the show are $50 first car entered ($15 each additional car).

Info http://Myrlte Beach BRITFEST 2024 Information

A Welcome Reception for show registrants will be held Friday evening from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Tupelo Honey in The Market Common (advance reservation for the reception must be received by Sep. 21). Recommended Accommodations Special room rate information for DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Myrtle Beach Oceanfront will be listed on the GSBCC website as it becomes available.

Saturday Events Agenda: 9:00 am Show Field Opens to Parking

11:00 am Late Registration Closes

12:00 noon English Tea and Best Hat Contest

Voting Begins 1:30 pm Popular Voting Ends 2:30 pm Awards Presentation, Raffles, Etc. Off-Road Trailer Parking available next to show field. Show off your British beauty by registering online. email: [email protected]

Carolina Motorsports Track Day Presented

By Foot Hills British Car Club

The Foothills British Car Club would like to invite you to join us at a private, all day event we are hosting at the Carolina Motorsports Park track on Oct 16, 2024. This will be a full day of on the track driving both in organized groups and individually plus classroom instruction. It will be a day to learn more about how to drive your car and also see what it can do on an enclosed track under professional instruction.

Registration is now open but we have a tight deadline to get deposits in. If you would like to join us we ask you get your payment in ASAP.  The contact for the event is Paul Zimmerman and he can be reached at [email protected] for any questions you may have.

Since this is a private event only seat belts are required. Roll bars and hardtops are not required. We will rent helmets or you can bring your own.

Summary with details below

  • Drive down Oct 15th, 16th is Track Day, Drive home on the 17th
  • Hotel is the Hampton Inn Camden. Group rate is $179 per night.
  • Cost for Track Day is $450 per vehicle
    • Based on 40 vehicles
    • Spectators permitted at $30 each to cover catered lunch at track.
  • Two dinners at a local restaurant plus two nights hotel are extra and not included in track day price.
  • Two events at the track
    • Morning – Taste of The Track.  Classroom instruction followed by laps in small groups with a lead car. Hwy speeds of 70-75 MPH plus depending on comfort level
    • Afternoon – Private laps with instructor in car. Speeds are at your comfort level
    • Some experienced drivers will be allowed out without an instructor.
    • All events, group size, car groupings etc will be organized and run by Turn One Performance Driving.
    • While we encourage you to bring a British car, non British cars will be welcome.
  • The $450 cost for the track day includes the track for entire day,  8AM – 5PM with a lunch break from 11-12.
    • 6 Corner Marshalls
    • EMS on site all day
    • Fire Rescue on site
    • Roll back if needed
    • Flags and radio rental
    • Full day garage building (24 bays)

In order to lock down the date we need to have 40 registrations by June 30 at $450 per vehicle. So if you are going please sign up quickly. If we do not get to 40 your registration fee will be fully refunded.

Please Note. Payments for the track day are non-refundable. We will have sent in non-refundable deposits to hold the event and so cannot issue refunds. However, if there is interest above 40 we will start a waiting list. If you need to drop out of the event we will attempt to get someone to “purchase” your spot from you.

IMPORTANT NOTES FOR ONLINE PAYMENT:

  1. The shopping cart is at the bottom of the page. Scroll down to see it.
  2. The shopping cart is empty until you click any of the “Add To Cart” buttons. 
  3. If you make a mistake, click the trash can icon in the shopping cart to remove an item.
  4. After you have reviewed the shopping cart for accuracy, click the yellow “Check Out With PayPal” button to make your payment.

Basic cost for use of the track for one driver and vehicle.
$450.00 each
Click the button one to update your shopping cart.

Individual cost for each spectator.
$30.00 each
Example: If you’re bring two spectators click the button twice to update your shopping cart.

39th Annual British Car Day – Charleston S.C.

SAVE THE DATE…

The British Car Club of Charleston is pleased to announce the 39th annual British Car Day, on October 19, 2024, at Palmetto Island County Park in Mt Pleasant, South Carolina.  The featured marque for this year’s British Car Day is Sunbeam, and cars of the Rootes Group, with special recognition of the 60th anniversary of the Sunbeam Tiger.

150 vintage and classic British cars are expected to fill the show field on Saturday.  Well-known marques like Triumph, MG, Austin Healey and Jaguar will share the field with other rare examples of Alvis, Aston Martin, Bentley, Rolls Royce, Lotus, Morgan and more.  This popular event draws exhibitors and spectators from all over the mid-Atlantic and Southern states to take part in this amazing display of automotive art and to enjoy the fabulous fall weather of the Lowcountry.

For those looking for more to do while in Charleston, the BCCC is offering a drive and lunch through Francis Marion National Forest to Hopsewee Plantation near Georgetown on Friday October 18th .  This well-preserved, historic plantation offers rich culture, architectural significance, and connections to prominent figures in American history. Tours of the plantation are available, and the onsite restaurant offers delicious examples of Low Country food.

Our host hotel, Hyatt Place, at Towne Center in Mt. Pleasant is the site of the Friday night reception for British Car Day.  Join fellow exhibitors for a casual evening before the Saturday show. Towne Center offers upscale shopping along with several dining options and a trendy wine bar for additional socialization.

Room blocks for the BCCC are available at Hyatt Place at $234 per night. Go to the Hyatt Place website at https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/south-carolina/hyatt-place-mount-pleasant-towne-centre/chszp and use code G-BCCS for the special rates. Or call the hotel at 843-473-3105 and request a room in the British Car Club Block. The hotel offers covered parking, trailer parking, buffet breakfast and other guest amenities included in your reservation.  Additional information on other hotels near the Towne Center is available if needed.

Registration for all British marques and models is open now.  All Alpine, Tiger, and Rootes Group car owners interested in being part of the special Spotlight Group can contact Richard Fritz, at [email protected] for additional information.  British Car Day updates, show registration, hotel reservations and weekend information can be found on BCCC’s website at www.britishcarclubcharleston.com 

Richard Fritz, Vice President

British Car Club of Charleston

Scroll to Top