Details below the table | Hotel information
Monday, September 13
Pick up credentials check-in at the hotel. Hospitality room will be available for visiting with old friends.
The parts room for vendors will setup.
Jack Stack will cater our welcome BBQ on hotel grounds. (Zagat has named Jack Stack as the best BBQ in the nation, so we are really looking forward to judging for ourselves how good “the best” really is!)
Tuesday, September 14
Scenic drive east from Independence exploring the Ozark with a light lunch at the Canterbury Hill Winery near Jefferson City. We will pass Whiteman Air Force Base which today is the home for the Air Force’s fleet of B-2 Stealth Bombers. Once upon a time Doug Jennings maintained Minuteman missiles there.
Dinner speaker: John Nikas will tell us about the history of Rootes.
Wednesday, September 15
Independence, MO tour
Lewis and Clark camped just north of the town on the return leg of their extraordinary expedition. July 15, 2021 marks the 215th anniversary that event. Independence became the starting point for three of the great national wagon trails to the west – the Santa Fe, California, and Oregon.
The Truman Presidential Library has been under renovation for over a year and will reopen in time for our visit.
Dinner speaker: Mike Jones will talk about his experiences developing the Tiger for production.
Thursday, September 16
Autocross at an site west of town then continue into Kansas City. Or skip the Autocross and go directly to Kansas City. Visit the world-famous WWI Museum. Also in KC, Steam Arabia museum, the Hallmark Cards museum, Union Station, Cable Car to Missouri waterfront.
Dinner speaker: Rosemary Smith will describe some of her remarkable experiences as a rally driver for Rootes Motors.
Friday, September 17
Concours at the Bingham-Waggoner Estate adjacent to the National Trails Museum. Both attractions will be available open to visit during the concours.
Additionally, a Tiger expert will hold a session explaining the attributes of a stock Tiger. This will help educate us about the details the stock class judges are looking for.
Awards Banquet catered by the Hereford House at the hotel.
Hilton Garden Inn
19677 East Jackson Drive
Independence, Missouri 64057
(Just outside of Kansas City, MO)
There are a limited number of hotel rooms which will be available on a first come, first served basis.
The room rate is $109 per night and includes a hot breakfast. It’s available for a few nights before and after the event.
Direct link to register http://bit.ly/SUNIhotel
Hotel is investigating providing additional night security for the parking lot.