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The First Race is Almost Here!

Dennis Repel (’74 Camaro) and Ian Thomas (’70 BMW 2002) have already entered and are shown here heading for the start line for the season’s first Vintage races. Have you entered yet? – Brent Martin photo

Posted: April 3, 2018

The 2018 race season at Mission Raceway Park Road Course is almost here! The first Sports Car Club of BC (SCCBC) event, sanctioned by the CACC, will be held over the April 21st -22nd weekend. As usual, our Vintage REVS series races will be on the Sunday. There will also be a Practice Day on Friday, April 20th.

Registration is open for both the Practice Day and the Race Weekend. Just go to the SCCBC web site Schedule page (here) and click on the appropriate ‘Registration’ links to take you to

 See you at the track!

Super Hot Vintage Racing!

Roger van der Marel exiting Turn 9 in his beautiful 1967 Alfa Romeo GTV. - Brent Martin photo

Roger van der Marel exiting Mission’s Turn 9 in his beautiful 1967 Alfa Romeo GTV during the REVS races on June 28th. – Brent Martin photo

Updated: June 30, 2015

The weather was almost too perfect for the SCCBC’s June Bug Race Weekend at the Mission Raceway Park Road Course. It was warm!

There was a good turn out of Vintage racers for the VRCBC REVS races. A real highlight was the appearance of Collin Jackson’s beautifully restored and very fast 1973 Brabham BT40, a well-known Formula Atlantic competitor from the past.

The Vintage Closed Wheel and the Open Wheel / Sports Racer results for the Sunday are available on this web site (here). The complete results for the weekend are available on the Race Results page on the SCCBC web site (here).

Brent Martin has again provided us with some great photos – see below. He has also posted many more photos of the weekend’s action on his web site (here).

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Final Race Weekend Results

1969 Ford Escort TC - John McCoy - Ioannou photo

1969 Ford Escort TC – John McCoy – Tony Ioannou photo

Updated: October 17, 2014

Gerry Frechette has posted some (97!) excellent action photos on his web site (here).

Some of the VRCBC’s finest took to the track for the final time this season during the SCCBC’s ‘Double Double Weekend’ on October 11th and 12th at Mission Raceway Park Road Course. The results are available on the ‘2014 Season Results’ page (here).

John McCoy in his ‘two-wheeling’ Escort Twin Cam and Phil Roney in his TVR took first and second places respectively in both races; with less than a second between them. Dennis Repel took third in the first race with his Camaro and Ian Thomas in his BMW took the final podium spot in the second race.

John has posted a short in-car video of the last few laps of his winning drive in the second race on You Tube (here). It is easy to tell that the track is still slippery.

In the middle of all that were another BMW (Leigh Anderson), Gunter Pichler’s XKE, the Datsuns (Paul Haym and Phil Linzey), the Porsches (Michael Hawthorne and Frank Chynoransky), the Volvos (Ian Wood and Peter Valkenburg), Ivan Lessner’s ‘Big Healey’ and the MGBs (John Elliott and Al Reid).

Over in the Open Wheel group, the always fast Alan McColl in his Formula Ford Tiga, VRCBC president Tedd McHenry in his Formula 4 Xpit and veteran Tom Sproule in his Formula Vee carried the Vintage flag. Unfortunately, Gayle Baird was unable to start either race after having some mechanical issues with her Vee on Saturday.

Photos of some of the entrants below:

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The BCHMR Web Site

The BCHMR has its own web site. To get the latest news on the upcoming 2018 event and to see photos of the action and check the results of the 2017 event, just click here: .

Club Membership

Interested in becoming a Member of the VRCBC or just want to renew your current one for 2018? 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
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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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