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2011 Chicago British Car Festival
Story by Bruce Magers, photos by Frank Ochal

The 25th annual British Car Festival was held on Sunday, September 11, 2011 at Oakton Community College in Des Plaines, Illinois just outside of Chicago.

The show is organized by a consortium of British Car Clubs in the Chicago area. It has become the premier event for those interested in British cars. Each year the show features hundreds of automobiles ranging from those in Concours condition to just normal everyday drivers. This year was no exception as approximately 550 cars were gathered on the field representing virtually every marque produced in England. Door prizes and popular vote awards were presented to the lucky winners.

The weather was perfect—sunny and mild which obviously helped boost attendance. In addition to the vast array of stunning vehicles there was also a display of British motor cycles for those who "like their fun on two wheels". A bag piper and traditional Irish dancers helped to put the crowd in a festive mood. Numerous vendors were also in attendance offering everything for the British car fan. The American MGB Association (AMGBA) was on the field welcoming old members and signing up several new participants.

If you have not had the opportunity to attend this popular event be sure to mark you calendar for the 26th annual to be held on September 9, 2012 at Harper Community College in Palatine, Illinois. For further information go to www.britishcarunion.com or www.mgclub.org .

2011 Chicago British Car Day in Des Plaines, Illinois 2011 Chicago British Car Day in Des Plaines, Illinois

2011 Chicago British Car Day in Des Plaines, Illinois 2011 Chicago British Car Day in Des Plaines, Illinois

2011 Chicago British Car Day in Des Plaines, Illinois 2011 Chicago British Car Day in Des Plaines, Illinois

2011 Chicago British Car Day in Des Plaines, Illinois 2011 Chicago British Car Day in Des Plaines, Illinois


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