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2015 Titan Reunion III

Thunderhill Raceway

California

Oct. 30th - Nov. 1st, 2015

Great picture of all the 25 Titans and 10 Winkelmann cars taken by the track photographer, Historic Motor Prints.  Here's the  link where you can view their photographs of the event, including individual pics of cars on track, and order prints as you might desire.

Also, Darren Yardley was kind enough to share some photos he took at the Reunion.  They are posted on the British Sports Cars website (British car specialists for parts, restoration services, and sales).   You can see all his photos here.  Below are a

A couple of "teasers" from that portfolio.

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John Ballantyne finds the limits of adhesion in his Mk 4

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Paul Richins' Mk 6

Click on any image below to enlarge for better viewing.

It will open in a separate tab which you can then close.

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Titan VIPS from left to right Richard Hawkins,  Tenny Kwok, Ken Bailey, John Gianelli, David Bailey, Alex Cross.

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Andy giving a welcome speech 

to folks Friday afternoon.

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Bob Alder, Howden, and Bob Winkelmann. 

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Bob Alder, chats with Howden Ganley

and Bob Winkelmann.

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Bob Morrison's Mk 5 being judged.

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Todd Strong and Alex Cross.

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Richard Hawkins sitting in Bob

Alder's Mk 6 Titan

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Wow.  Two Titan Mk 3 cars, Andy's

and Chris Gruy's

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Sunday  afternoon James Antipas

practices his violin. 

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Apparently Richard Hawkins likes to sit in blue Titans.   Here he is in Edward VanTassel's fantastic Mk 6.

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David Todd's Mk 5

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 Paul Richins belong to this

Mk 6

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Joe Liebsack's Mk 5

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Chris Schoap's Mk 6

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Eleanor Hawkings sitting in Paul Richins' Mk 6

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John Ballantyne fielded his pretty Mk 4

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Chris Gruys and Gordon England owner and driver of the former Roy Pike and Mike Campbell Mk3 with James in Andy's Mk 3a.

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James in his Dad's Mk 3

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Davis & Ken Bailey with Andy & James.  Multi-generational racers.

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Mk 9 owned by Duke and Faye Waldrop who came all the way from Winter Haven Florida!

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Alex cross chats with John Gianelli.

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Bob Morrison's beautiful Mk 5 Titan

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The Sat. drivers' meeting in the 

luxurious Thunderhill facilities.

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Friday evening a group went to the local Mexican restaurant for margaritas and meals.  Starting at left. Colin Ivey,  Jay Ivey, Todd Strong, James Antipas, Andy, Locke, Howden Ganley, Diane Alder, Mike Ries, Eleanor Hawkins, Richard Hawkins.

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Tennyson  Kwok provided this picture

of the parade lap to start racing.

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Maybe the quintessential race photo of the Titan/Winkelmann Challenge weekend --- Forest Teran driving Martin Lauber's Titan MK 6 vs. Jamie Stiehr's Winkelmann.

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A photo from Historic Motor Prints 

of racing which took place.

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Todd Strong in his always very competitive Mk 9.

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Andy Antipas in his works MK 3 leading the pack.

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More FF racing

 

 

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Saturday evening banquet and awards dinner hosted by CSRG at the Willows Veterans Memorial Hall.  The professional event photographers, Historic Motor Prints, have a lot of nice pictures taken Saturday evening which can be reviewed here. 

 

 

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Andy, Locke and Tom Franges --

Creators of this event.  Remember, 

this event was near Halloween.

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Left to Right: Howden,, ??, Carol

 and Jamie Stiehr, & Mike Ries.

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Andy's table includes James, Todd, Sandee Strong, David Bailey, Ken Bailey, John Gianelli, and Martha Lou Gianelli.

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Even the otherwise distinguished 

Howden Ganley got into the

Halloween mood.  By the way, Howden has published a wonderful biographical book, The Road To Monoco, about his life-long racing pursuits and accomplishments.    A great read about "the good old days" of climbing the ladder to F1.  The book can be purchased here.

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Bob Winkelmann was one of the 

speakers. 

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Andy, Bob Alder, & Todd Strong.

This picture was taken because they

 were the only three who had attended all three Titan Reunions.   Interesting, there is a picture of all three lads (15 years younger!) taken at the 2000 GingerMan Reunion.   Click here to compare and contrast.

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Howden Ganley (still in the spirit

of things) and Richard Hawkins  chat.

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Ethan Shippert receives the Derek Lawrence Award from Ken Bailey for the fastest Titan in the feature race .  Titan Motorsport provided a beautiful crystal bowl.

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Doug Trimble receives the Roy Thomas Concours Award from Richard Hawkins for the best presented Titan at the Reunion.  Titan Motorsport also provided the beautiful crystal trophy.

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Doug Trimble showing off his Roy Thomas Concours Award trophy and his award winning Titan Mk 6. 

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