Archived Events 2008

This was the 50th Anniversary year of the Mark 1 Sprite. Various events were held in Australia and around the world. No attempt will be made here to cover them all, but a selection has been made, including our own celebrations in November, 2008.

Where possible links have been provided to sites featuring the celebrations.

The Australian contingent at the Mk. 1 50th Anniversary celebrations in the U.K.

Graham and Sue Dows, Tony Bennetto and Neil Johnston and a couple of Sprite owners from New South Wales are seen here at Gaydon for the UK celebrations. They all freighted over their cars by sea and then had several adventures to make the most of it – Graham and Sue went touring whilst Tony and Neil competed in a rally in Wales. A good time was had by all.

John Sprinzel Weekend November 7-9, 2008

After a turn-up of 91 to the General Meeting on Friday 7 November, more than 80 to the Dinner at the Sky High Restaurant on Saturday 8 November, Club members toured wineries in the Yarra Valley on Sunday, 9 November, finishing with pizzas generously supplied by Col and Christine Wallace. John and Carol Sprinzel joined us at each event and a great time was had by all.

Photos coming soon!