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It was a Soggy Sunday!

Not the ideal car for the conditions! Kiwi Bishop muscles his ’89 Chevy Camaro around a soaking Turn 5. – Brent Martin photo

Posted: September 17, 2018

The streaming wet conditions kept many racers away from the REVS races during the SCCBC / CACC September 15th-16th weekend at the Mission Raceway Park Road Course. But, unlike many other forms of motorsport, road racing always goes ahead ‘rain or shine’!

The overall results for the weekend are available on the Results page (here) of the SCCBC web site. The indefatigable Brent Martin was also there braving Mother Nature, and has provided us with the following photos.

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Report from Monterey!

‘Our Man in Monterey’, Ivan Lessner heads out to challenge the famous Laguna Seca circuit in his trusty Big Healey. – photo courtesy I. Lessner

Posted: September 17, 2018

Another of the VRCBC’s intrepid band of active racing photo-journalists has returned from one of the world’s most prestigious Vintage motorsports events. Ivan Lessner took his well-known 1958 Austin Healey 100-6 BN6 down to Monterey California for the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, held at WeatherTech Raceway – Laguna Seca from August 15th to 18th.

The official entry list (here) is a fabulous wish list for any vintage racing enthusiast. Ivan said he had a great time and that going down the track’s (in)famous ‘Cork Screw’ should be on every racer’s bucket list.

Hot Racing at Mission!

Gunther Ruppel earned his senior race licence on Saturday and then he and his faithful ’60 Bugeye Sprite proceeded to disappear (ahem) from the rest of the grid on Sunday! – Brent Martin photo

Posted: July 16, 2018

It wasn’t just the racing that was hot at the SCCBC’s fourth event of the season over the July 14th – 15th weekend; it was really warm out there!

The Vintage racers were out on the Sunday as usual, with some of the cars (and some drivers too!) showing the effects of the heat. Nevertheless, it was fun. The complete results are available on the CACC #4 Results page on the SCCBC web site (here).

Once again, thanks to Brent Martin for the photos below. You can find all of his albums on his web site (here).

The next Vintage racing at the Mission Raceway Park Road Course will be our very own British Columbia Historic Motor Races on August 17th to 19th! Watch the photos of the entrants grow on the BCHMR web site (here).

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The BCHMR Web Site

The BCHMR has its own web site. To get the latest news and see photos of the action and check the results of the 2018 event, just click here:  www.bchmr.ca .

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Vintage Racing Car Coverage
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