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The VRCBC’s Very Own Indy Hero!

Keith Robinson in his familiar #90 Van Diemen dives inside another Formula Ford at Indianapolis. – photo courtesy of Scuderia Robinson

Posted: August 25, 2017

Local racing ‘legend’ (ahem) Keith Robinson carried the VRCBC’s flag (well, our decals) into battle during the 50th anniversary of Formula Ford races at the Indianapolis Speedway in June. These Formula Ford races were part of the SVRA’s big Open Wheel World Challenge event.

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The VRCBC ‘Invades’ Seattle!

The Battle of the VRCBC Alfa GTVs! Roger van der Marel (’67 Alfa Romeo GTV) leading Shelby Clark (’69 Alfa Romeo GTV) at SOVREN’s PNW Historics. – Brent Martin photo

Posted: July 6, 2017

Several of our VRCBC members went south over the July long weekend to compete in the Pacific Northwest Historics put on by our good friends at SOVREN at Pacific Raceways in Seattle.

Proudly showing ‘our flag’ (well actually our decals) were: Shelby Clark (#37 yellow Alfa), Steve Clark (#260 yellow Elva), Karlo Flores (#59 white Sprite), Paul Haym (#82 orange BMW), Tim Pickstone (#63 green Porsche), Phil Pidcock (#46 blue Spitfire), Gil Stuart (#29 red Volvo), Roger van der Marel (#40 green Alfa), Doug Yip (#782 red Mustang) and Ralph Zbarsky (#130 green MGB GT).

Brent Martin was there and has passed on some of his photos of the action.

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VRCBC helps to open Area 27!

Ian Wood unleashes his McLaren M12 – Jim Moody photo

Updated (again): June 9, 2017

The VRCBC was invited to participate in the Grand Opening of the fabulous new Area 27 track in Oliver on June 3rd. A group of our racers did some demonstration laps and had a very enjoyable time doing it!

Our long time friends Jim Moody and Brent Martin have provided us with a lot of photos, which you can see below. (Thanks guys).

There are other photos and videos on our VRCBC Facebook page and the Area 27 Facebook page (here). And Brent has posted many more on his personal web site (here).

Update: Gerry Frechette has just published over 800(!) of his Grand Opening photos in five albums on his web site (here). Check them out!

It was a great day at a great new facility; our congratulations to everyone involved!

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The BCHMR Web Site

The BCHMR has its own web site. To see photos of all the action and check the results of the 2017 event, just click here:  www.bchmr.ca .

Club Membership

Interested in becoming a Member of the VRCBC or just want to renew your current one? Just go to the Membership page here.

Starting Vintage Racing?
Are you interested in Vintage racing but don't know where to start? Check out the 'Starting Vintage Racing' page here.
VRCBC Facebook Site
Click here to go to the VRCBC Facebook site. If you would like to join the Group, just make a request.
Vintage Racing Car Coverage
Long time VRCBC supporter Hagerty Insurance is now offering fire and theft coverage for Vintage Racing Cars in British Columbia. Click here for details.

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