Minutes from General Meeting 21/5/19

TSOA GENERAL MEETING 21st May 2019

Meeting Opened at 8:02pm

1. Welcome:

1.1 Apologies: Andy Hill, John Wood, Bob & Lorraine Cini, Ian Rigby, Alex & Sue Smithson, John Tuohy, Graham Dean, Aarand Ellery, Rod Carey, Steve Moule, Lisa Vettese, Chuck & Dianne Falzon.

1.2 Guests/Visitors/New Members: None

1.3 Previous Minutes: Proposed be accepted by Neil Martin, Seconded by Dino Vettese.

2. Presidents Report – Ian Rigby

2.1 David Stephens advised Nil Report sent to him.

3. Secretary’s Report – Duane Kaak

3.1 No official correspondence in or out.

3.2 Duane advised a very nice TR5 sold last night at a Shannon’s auction with no reserve for a bargain price of $36,000.

4. Treasurer’s Report – Duane Kaak

4.1 Bank balance is steadily growing predominantly due to renewal of subscriptions received but will take a hit after this weekends annual Club Weekender.

5. Social Report – Peggy Argent

5.1 Bill Berlemon advised 35 people are attending the Annual weekender which will include lots of food and drink stops.

5.2 Duane advised run on 16th June to The Bend is via Old Princes Highway, stopping for coffee at Murray Bridge before heading to the end point. Flag Marshals are required to assist by 8:45am, lunch and drinks supplied, plus the chance to drive a parade lap. See Duane, Neil Martin or Roger Lange if can assist. (Ian Rigby has volunteered).

5.3 12th June is a mid week run meeting 10am at Joans Pantry – Hawthorndene.

5.4 Sunday 21st July is a breakfast run departing Burnside Town Hall at 8:30am for Oakden.

5.5 August 18th is a run to Paech Farm at Wistow, tour of sheds and lunch.

5.6 Entertainment Books are for sale to raise funds for National Meeting. 8 books remaining.

6. Competition Report – Neil Martin

6.1 Neil displayed a 1986 Targa Adelaide poster and sought information on the driver or car (TR7) Driver was identified as Stan Keen?.

6.2 The MSCA 6 hour event drivers were Duane Kaak (TR7 V8), Neil Martin (TR7 V8), Rod Carey (Spitfire), Tim Piper (Datsun 240z) and from Victoria Michael Kip (TR7) and Brian Watson (TR7). Team placed 13th from 26 teams entered. Thanks expressed to volunteers, Scott Adamson, Arrand Ellery, Bill Berlemon, Geoff Ellis, Judy & Ineke(wives of Victorian drivers), Roger & Cherri Lange, and Jimmy & Dean (Triumph Rover Spares Apprentices).

6.3 Targa Tasmania had Triumphs from SA entered. Cave Racing team consisted of Jon Williams (Saloon) and Cameron & Tania Wearing (TR7 V8). Other Triumphs were MD Racing – Graham Dobson (TR7 V8) and Bruce Pollock was navigator in a TR5 driven by Neil Revington from the UK.

6.4 Neil competed at Anzac Historics at Mallala and obtained 1st place in regularity. This is the 5th year in a row that a Triumph has won (Andy Ansell won in 2018, the other years were Neil).

6.5 Neil entered a Regularity event on 19th May and was doing well until it rained heavily. His team placed 3rd for the day.

6.6 Bill Berlemon expressed thanks to Roger Lange as the 6hr team captain.

7. Library Report – Greg Page 7.1 Open for business.

8. Regalia Report – Sue Smithson 8.1 No Report

9. Website Report – Roger Lange 9.1 Roger advised everything that has been submitted to him is live on the Website.

10. Conditional Registration Report – Kevin Foster

10.1 Kevin reminded all that logbooks must be updated prior to June 30th to keep Club Registration legally active. Approx 150 logbooks are yet to be updated. Members are welcome to contact any of the officers to make a personal appointment.

10.2 If issued a new book for the coming Financial Year and beyond, do not use until July 1st. Continue to use current issued book until and including June 30th.

11. General Business 11.1 None

12. Parts or Cars For Sale or Wanted
12.1 Roger Lange reported that Lyle Taylor has dropped the price on his TR7 Sprint to $9,800.

12.2 Colin White reported his TR6 has been sold to Rainsfords Car dealership.

12.3 Andrew Pinkerton advised he will soon be selling a Manual 2500TC with performance enhancements.

12.4 Neil Martin was given a set of 5 steel wheels with 4 near new tyres to suit TR6? Free to anyone who wants them.

13. Raffle Won by Duane Kaak (Meat Tray)

14. Cars on Stage 14.1 Dino Vettese and cousin Paul displayed Corvettes. Dino’s a 1970 Stingray with 454 engine and Paul a 1958 Roadster with 327 engine.

15. Thanks expressed to Supper Roster volunteers.

Meeting Closed: 8:53pm

Duane Kaak, Secretary

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