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British Car Gathering

  • Shelton Vineyard Dobson, North Carolina USA (map)

Thanks to Shelton Vineyards, we are privileged to offer one of the most beautiful show locales ever for the Gathering's Participants' Choice Car Show! Stroll around the beautiful grounds of the largest family-owned estate winery in North Carolina, while enjoying the sight of great British cars of all marques! Last year, over 300 cars attended representing over 10 varying marques!

2017 Gathering Schedule


All times subject to change.  All changes will be posted at registration.

Friday, April 21st

1-5 pm Registration at the Hampton Inn & Suites, Shelton Vineyards at Dobson

leaving 1 pm Blue Ridge Foothills Tour, leaving from Hampton Inn

6:30pmGirls Night Out - Enjoy great friends, great food, great wines at Shelton’s Harvest Grill Restaurant. Participants can catch a ride from the Hampton Inn at 6:30 PM and then get a ride back after dinner. Seating is limited! You must register by Tuesday April 18 by emailing Jan Cook:

7pmLive British parts auction at Hampton Inn, pizza and soft drinks

Saturday, April 22th

8 am–Noon Registration at Shelton Vineyards

9 am–3 pm Participants’ Choice Car Show

by 11 am Bring Wrench Wracer entries to bandshell

10 am–3 pm Winery Activities

11:30amPicnic on the Patio - A lunch with a British theme. (extra fee applies) Reservations required by April 17

12:30 pm

Wrench Wracing Concours balloting ends

1 pm Wrench Wracing match races at the band shell

1 pm

Car Show balloting ends

3 pm Car Show Awards Ceremony, Raffle drawing.

6:30 pm BBQ Dinner at Hampton Inn & Suites (pre-registration required)


Sunday, April 23th

8 am–Noon

Autocross at Surry Community College Emergency Services Training Center
7:30 am - final timing set-up, course open for walking
8:00 am - final registration and tech inspections
8:15 am - drivers meeting and volunteer course worker assignments
8:30 am - first car off

Later Event: May 26
Mountain Sports Festival