Steen has arranged with David Kirkham, owner of Kirkham Motorsports and the builder of EXTREMELY authentic reproduction Cobras, for a tour of the Kirkham facility!
The tour will occur NEXT Saturday, April 23rd. We will meet at 11010 S Redwood Rd at 9am for a 9:30am SHARP departure. If by any chance there is another County-wide Easter Egg hunt, we will, as a secondary meeting place, use the IHC parking lot, a bit south of 11010 S. Redwood Rd. A brief stop at the Chevron in Saratoga Springs for a Drain & Gain, before heading out to the Kirkham location in Provo.
This is a personal tour that has been set up by Steen for the BMCU. David Kirkham is the foremost manufacturer of reproduction kit Cobras in the world. The bodies are made in Poland . As was written in, “The Smoking Tire” magazine, ‘Kirkham Motorsports out of Provo, Utah makes aluminum bodied 427 Cobra replicas by hand. I don’t mean the kit-car definition of “by hand,” I mean the Rolls-Royce definition of “by hand.” That curvaceous body is pounded out using hammers, English wheels, and sweat.’ The finished product “is such a faithful replica that Carroll Shelby himself buys Cobra bodies from Kirkham.”
This has got to be an EPIC event!
BUT WAIT!! THERE’S MORE!!! As if that were not enough to get your interest, how about this. After the Kirkham facility tour, Steen and Wayne are going to be providing a BBQ lunch for us.!!!
Are these real Cobras? Technically, no. They are, however, just about as accurate a reproduction as you can find.
Can I meet BMCU at the Kirkham facility? Absolutely. We will ask that, if possible, you drive your British vehicle.
What is the address of Kirkham Motorsports? The address in Provo, is 2575 W. 1680 North
What time will the group arrive at Kirkham Motorsports? We will be arriving at around 10:30-11am.
Can we bring our kids? This is a working facility and has relatively very little space, we are asking that children under 16 not attend the tour.
Is there a charge for the BBQ? No, this is a being generously provided by the Steen and Mortensen families.
What are the directions to the BBQ? Directions to the BBQ will be given out, with a map, at the Kirkham facility on Saturday.
May I bring a camera and take pictures? In the past, there has been no restriction to taking photos. Just share them with BMCU.