Posts Tagged ‘Mini’

Third Race Weekend!

Two of the VRCBC’s top ‘draft picks’ for 2018 battle it out in the Saturday Novice Race! Ewen Dobbie (1959 Porsche 356A) and Gunther Ruppel (1960 Austin Healey ‘Bugeye’ Sprite) will be ‘graduating’ to Vintage racing very soon. We are really looking forward to having these two plus Scott Whidden’s Alfetta on our grids. – Jim Moody photo

Posted: June 26, 2018

We again lucked out with the weather for the season’s third race event at the Mission Raceway Park Road Course on the June 23rd-24th weekend. The complete results for the weekend are available on the SCCBC web site (here).

Thanks to Jim Moody and Brent Martin for the great photos of our Vintage action (see below).

The season’s fourth event – the July 14th-15th weekend – will be a ‘Vintage Double’ with Vintage racing on both the Saturday and the Sunday. This will be the perfect warm-up for the our big annual event, the BC Historic Motor Races, a month later during the August 18th-19th weekend.

Get those entries in! See you at the track!

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Knox Mountain Hillclimb 2016

VRCBC member Geoff Tupholme lifts a rear wheel en route to a new personal best and Vintage Class win in his very fast Austin Mini. - Brent Martin photo

VRCBC member Geoff Tupholme lifts a rear wheel en route to a new personal best and Vintage Class win in his very fast Austin Mini. – Brent Martin photo

Posted: June 4, 2016

The May long weekend saw the 59th(!) annual running of the Knox Mountain Hillclimb in Kelowna. Our ‘travelling correspondent’, Brent Martin has forwarded some of his photos of VRCBC members, old friends of the Club plus some other interesting ‘older’ racing cars. You can see all of Brent’s event photos on his web site here.

The final results are available on the Knox Mountain Hillclimb site (here) or directly here and here.

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First Race Day in the Books!

Phil Pidcock brought out his beautifully prepared 1965 Triumph Spitfire for its first race weekend. He quickly got down to some very competitive times before being sidelined by drive line gremlins. Next time Phil! - Brent Martin photo

Phil Pidcock brought out his beautifully prepared 1965 Triumph Spitfire for its first race weekend. He quickly got down to some very competitive times before being sidelined by drive line gremlins. Next time Phil! – Brent Martin photo

Updated: April 21, 2016

The first CACC-sanctioned race weekend of the 2016 season at Mission Raceway Park Road Course was held on April 16-17. The SCCBC named this the ‘McRae Memorial Weekend’ in honour of long time volunteer and 2010 Hall of Fame inductee Jim McRae, who passed away earlier this year. The complete results for the weekend are available on the SCCBC website (here).

The Vintage REVS races were held as usual, on the Sunday. The Vintage and Open Wheel / Sports Racer results are also available in PDF under the 2016 Season menu on this web site (here).

Check out Brent Martin’s photos of the action on Sunday below. (Thanks Brent!) The next races are less than two weeks away. Registration for the SCCBC’s ‘Spring Sprint Weekend’ on April 30 – May 1 is already open (here). See you there!

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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:  www.bchmr.ca .

Club Membership

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Starting Vintage Racing?
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Vintage Racing Car Coverage
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