2019
43rd Annual

Schedule

This event will be held from September 7th, 2019 through September 9th, 2019. Starting Friday evening and concluding on Sunday. There will be plenty of fun activities: Meet and Greet Parties, Vintage Races, Land Rover Adventure rides, and photo competition, vendors, plus over 800 vehicles!

Friday - September 6th, 2019

  • Noggin and Natter — 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Located at PIR in the Hospitality Tent
    Pick up Packets - Day-of-the-Meet Registrations
    Munchies and MORE! - No-Host Bar

    Pick up pre-registration packets, pre-ordered regalia, and/or registration forms at the cocktail party. Avoid the pressures of on-the-field confirmations or registrations on Saturday. Besides, It's FUN!!!

Saturday - September 7th, 2019

  • Placement of Cars and Bikes on the Field — 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • VINTAGE RACING - Day One - THE COLUMBIA RIVER CLASSIC — 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Guided Walking Preservation/Restoration Tour — 9:00 AM
    Learn more about classic British car preservation and restoration, the basic steps involved and more importantly... How to do it right! Hosted by roving automotive journalists Paul Duchene & Jeff Zurschmeide. Tour begins in front of "The Regalia Tent" promptly at 9:00 AM
  • Scavenger Hunt — 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    An All British Car scavenger hunt is a wonderful way to help kids open their eyes to the world around them and look at things a little more closely.
  • 60th Anniversary Mini Race Practice and Qualifying — 9:45 AM - 10:00 AM
    60th Anniversary Mini Race Practice and Qualifying - Group 8 (Tentative)
  • OFF-ROAD ADVENTURE RIDE - Sponsored By: Pacific Coast Rover Club — 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Ride in Land Rovers over specially prepared terrain! Check at the tent in the Land Rover area. $2.00 fee, all proceeds benefit 'Miles from Molly," a children's' charity.
  • British Vehicle Display and Show on the grass. — 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    People's Choice voting for all classes concludes at 1:00 pm.
  • Arts & Crafts Contest - Sponsored By: Oregon Mini Society — 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Bring your favorite pictures, or other artistic endeavors to the display area by 10 AM. Awards in main tent following people's choice awards.
  • Talking MINI with Paul, Jeff & Paddy Hopkirk — 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
    Explore 60 years of Mini history with legendary driver Paddy Hopkirk and our local British automotive journalists Paul Duchene and Jeff Zurschmeide. We’ll look at Minis of all eras, including the new MINI vehicles. We’ll talk about why the Mini design was revolutionary in its day, and how it has continued to influence popular car designs to this day. The presentation begins in Town Square at the Mini display promptly at 10:00 AM.
  • Slot Car Racing aka "The Oregon Food Bank Challenge" — 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Competition by age groups. Proceeds go to charity. 4 Best Times Go. For the Grand Prize! $1.00 a race. Saturday and Sunday the Four Top qualifiers shoot it Out for the Grand Prize! Register at the Slot Car Tent Located in Town Square.
  • Guided Walking Buyers Tour — 11:00 AM
    Buying a classic British car is certainly more involved than buying a regular automobile, and buying a classic English car requires even more savvy and diligence. Thankfully roving automotive journalists Paul Duchene & Jeff Zurschmeide will demystify the buying process. Tour begins in front of "The Regalia Tent" promptly at 11:00 AM
  • Giant Slalom - Sponsored By: Oregon Mini Society — 11:50 AM - 1:50 PM
    The ABFM Giant Slalom course will be the same as last year. We have plotted the course using the SCCA pit then proceeding into the drag race start area followed by a spin cone in the drag race area as there is plenty of space for the maneuver.
    This course equalizes times and offers a more open course for larger cars.

    Entry space is limited so register early. Registration opens at 10:00 am and closes at 11:15 both days. You must register Saturday for Saturday runs, and Sunday for Sunday runs. There will be NO Sunday registration on Saturday.

    Workers are welcome and we highly recommend joining us for a better view of the event. Why watch from the bleachers when you can be close enough to smell the drivers?... I mean cars! AND, you'll receive a nifty worker T-shirt for your time!

    Trophies awarded to drivers with the best times at 2:45 PM Sunday in the main tent.

    You must be present to collect your award. Awards will not be mailed out.
  • People's Choice Ballots Due — 1:00 PM
  • 60th Anniversary Mini Race #1 — 3:35 PM - 3:55 PM
    60th Anniversary Mini Race #1 Twenty minutes - Group 8 (Tentative)
  • People's Choice Awards — 4:00 PM
    Presented on the field at 4 pm. Check with "Worker Bees" to find where your marque will have the awards presented. Be present to pick up your awards. No awards will be mailed.
    Unique Marques Award Presentation will take place at 4:30 in Town Square.
  • NO HOST BAR — 4:00 PM
    Grab a cold beverage and relax sharing the day's activities in Town Square before our special banquet presentation with Paddy Hopkirk.
  • Peoples Choice Awards Presentation for Unique Marques — 4:30 PM
    Presented in Town Square 4:30 pm. Check with "Worker Bees" to find where your marque will have the awards presented. Be present to pick up your awards. No awards will be mailed.
  • Banquet with Guest Speaker — 4:45 PM
    In the Hospitality tent. Cocktails at 4:30 pm, dinner at 5:30 pm. Raffle throughout the evening. Pre-order tickets on the registration form.

    Delicious Menu will include :
    Dry rubbed St Louis style pork ribs
    Hard wood smoked beef brisket
    Apple cider brined chicken breast w/ fresh berry BBQ sauce
    “Super Slaw” with Shredded cabbage, Kale and carrots
    BBQ Baked beans
    Mac & Cheese
    Fresh fruit of the season
    Assorted dessert bites

    NOTE: Prior to 4pm, display vehicles only will be allowed to park inside the main gate.

Sunday - September 8th, 2019

  • JCNA Sanctioned Slalom
    JCNA - sanctioned Slalom on the infield. Inquire at Jaguar tent Saturday for starting times and eligibility.
  • P.I.R. Gates Open — 8:00 AM
  • Swap Meet Opens — 8:00 AM
  • British Vehicles For Sale — 8:00 AM
    For non-car entrants, a swap meet fee of $35 will be required. 10 x 20 Commercial vendor spaces are $75.
  • VINTAGE RACING - Day Two - THE COLUMBIA RIVER CLASSIC — 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Rally - Sponsored By: Oregon Mini Society — 9:00 AM
    Who: Adventurous Driving Teams of Two wanting to explore the beauty of the Portland Metro Area

    What: 2 to 3-hour Gimmick Rallye with Awards

    Where: We will start just east of the tower inside the PIR Gates on PIR access road. Look for the signs

    When: Sunday, September 8th. Registration begins at 9:00 am. A drivers’ meeting will be held at 9:10 am with the first car out at 9:15 am. The starting line is located at the straight area just east of turn twelve inside the main PIR gates.

    This year’s gimick rallye will twist and turn car, navigator, and driver through stunning views.

    Awards are given for winning Driver and Navigator who take First, Second and Third Place positions.
    Have Fun!

    Trophies awarded to drivers and navigators of British vehicles with the best time at 2:45 PM in the main tent.

    You must be present to collect your award. Awards will not be mailed out.

    Hosted by Oregon Mini Society.
  • 60th Anniversary Mini Race #2 — 10:35 AM - 10:55 AM
    60th Anniversary Mini Race #2 Twenty minutes - Group 8 (Tentative)
  • Giant Slalom - Sponsored By: Oregon Mini Society — 11:50 AM - 1:50 PM
    The ABFM Giant Slalom course will be the same as last year. We have plotted the course using the SCCA pit then proceeding into the drag race start area followed by a spin cone in the drag race area as there is plenty of space for the maneuver.
    This course equalizes times and offers a more open course for larger cars.

    Entry space is limited so register early. Registration opens at 10:00 am and closes at 11:15 both days. You must register Saturday for Saturday runs, and Sunday for Sunday runs. There will be NO Sunday registration on Saturday.

    Workers are welcome and we highly recommend joining us for a better view of the event. Why watch from the bleachers when you can be close enough to smell the drivers?... I mean cars! AND, you'll receive a nifty worker T-shirt for your time!

    Trophies awarded to drivers with the best times at 2:45 PM Sunday in the main tent.

    You must be present to collect your award. Awards will not be mailed out.
  • FEATURE MINI RACE — 2:05 PM - 2:35 PM
    60th Anniversary Mini Race #3 - FEATURE MINI RACE - Thirty minutes - Group 8 (Tentative)
  • Giant Slalom & Rally Awards — 2:45 PM
    Trophies awarded to Giant Slalom drivers and Rally drivers and navigators in "The Main Tent"


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