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Meguiars Tours D’Elegance

February 10 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Organised by the MG Car Club, this “open to all” event is one of the biggest classic driving events on the calendar.   Six Tours, starting all over Auckland and ending at Vellenoweth Green in St Heliers.  It will happen on Saturday 10th February, the day before the Ellerslie Classic Car Show

 

Entries close on 25 January, register online at

There are 6 Tours to Choose From:

Each tour will be capped at 40 vehicles.

The tours are:
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​ENTRY TO THIS EVENT IS $5.00 PER CAR DONATION ON THE DAY.

Entries will close on Thursday 25th January 2018 and your route instructions and map will be e-mailed to you during that week.  Any other information that you may require can be obtained by contacting the Tours d’Elegance Organiser, John Campbell (MG Car Club) at cammie.mg@xtra.co.nz

On the day all tours 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.  Meguiar’s Goodie Bags will be handed out at the finish.

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.

Details

Date:
February 10
Time:
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Website:
https://www.concours.org.nz/tours-info-and-online-entry.html

Organizer

Terry Sawyer, Secretary, VW Owners Club
Phone:
021 163 6006
Email:
tsawyer@clear.net.nz

Venue

Vellenoweth Green
Goldie Street
St Heliers,
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