Southside British Cars, Danville, Virginia


The Shop
Our Staff
Southside British Cars Shop Notes
  • Jim Allen is Owner and General Manager, running the day-to-day operations. Jim's "Team 51" vintage sports car race team is headquarted at Southside British Cars.

  • Mike Allen is our premier Engine Specialist building reliable, conservative or high performance race and street engines. Mike is the "wrench" and crew chief for the Team 51 and DWD Racing teams.

  • Tony Dix is the shop's Lead Mechanic, an MGB owner and long time British car enthusiast. Tony has many years of SCCA and vintage race support experience.

  • Gale Allen is the Secretary/Treasurer for SBC, Jim's wife and partner and the glue that holds it all together. Gale has worked Timing and Scoring for SVRA for many years supporting the racing side of the business.

  • Julie Allen, staging her high performance race operation, DWD Racing, out of SBC, Julie is Mike's wifre and contributor to the Promotions side of the business. You can see more about Julie and DWD at her website.


Reconstruction Projects

Here is a cross section of the major reconstruction projects that are on going in our shop at this time. The TR3, one of three cars that have "original owner" history is currently in the paint shop. Because this car will be represented as a 100 point restoration we are spending quite a bit of time making sure all the right stuff is used as we put it back together. This is true even as we work with the painter. It's amazing how many little issues pop up when you are working to this level. Seems like everyday some issue needs to be resolved as to what gets painted what color ....Read More

New to the Shop - March

These cars are the latest edition to the Soutside British Cars shop. Check back each month to see our new arrivals!

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Working Projects

Here are some of the current projects in our shop! Check back from time to time and see the progress updates!

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Customer Rides


The Shops at SBC

Everyone is welcome to visit us at Southside British Cars. Come by anytime to check out the shop, ask about our services or talk racing! And, bring your car with you!

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912 Lynn Street, Danville, VA 24541
Email:jallen@southsidebritish.com

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