Indiana British Car Union president heads across the pond for Colts game, 2,000-mile drive around UK

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One Colts fan who will be at Wembley Stadium is wrapping that event into another while he's in the UK.

Mike Roe will be cheering on his beloved colts. And right after that, he’ll be driving his beloved Triumph car in a 2,000 mile road course event.

Roe’s love affair with Triumph Motor Company goes back several decades.

“When I graduated from college in ‘86, the first car I bought was a 1976 Triumph TR6,” said Roe.

Roe now owns three Triumph cars here in the U.S., and he also keeps three in the UK.

“They are fabulously simple vehicles. They have points and distributors and carburetors and you can get access to everything. You don't have to take things off to get to what you're looking for,” said Roe.

Mike expects to be tinkering with his car at the same time the colts are in the UK.

The game coincides with a 2,000 mile drive called the Round Britain Reliability Run. Roe lured his brother to do the drive with him after the Colts game.

“’We can hit the Colts game, see the Colts battle the jaguars at Wembley Stadium and the following weekend would you be interested in accompanying me on this drive that I have scheduled in the UK?’ He was all over it. He is an adventurous type and isn't mechanically inclined, but loves adventure,” Roe said.

So off he'll go joining Colts fans at Wembley. And Triumph owners on a 48-hour jaunt.

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