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The First Race Weekend is Done!

‘Turn up the volume!’ Here’s a view we don’t often see. Dennis Repel (’74 Chevrolet Camaro) leads Ian Thomas (’70 BMW 2002), Peter Valkenburg (’69 Porsche 911) and Steven Allaire (’92 Porsche Carrera Cup ) into Mission’s Turn 4 during one of the day’s great Vintage battles. – Brent Martin photo

Updated: April 30, 2018

The April 21st-22nd weekend was a very busy one for the VRCBC. Some members were ‘working’ our display at the BC Classic & Custom Car Show in Abbotsford, while everybody else was ‘playing’ at the race track!

The 2018 race season at Mission Raceway Park Road Course began under sunny skies with the first Sports Car Club of BC (SCCBC) event, sanctioned by the CACC. As usual, our Vintage REVS series races were held on the Sunday. The Vintage results are available here; the complete results for the weekend are available on the SCCBC web site (here).

And now that spring has finally arrived, it’s time to get that grass cut, as VRCBC Vice President Paul Haym so ably demonstrated with his highly efficient Datsun 510 ‘mower’ in Turn 5!

More of Brent Martin’s photos of the Vintage action are shown below. (Thanks Brent.) The rest of Brent’s photos of the whole weekend of racing are now posted on his website (here).

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Last Races of the 2017 Season

Vintage means Variety! Phil Pidcock (1965 Triumph Spitfire), Roger van der Marel (1985 Mazda RX-7), Trevor Sandham (1975 Austin Mini Cooper), Larry Sandham (1985 Mini Vauxhall), Leigh Anderson (1967 BMW 1600), Gunter Pichler (1964 Jaguar XKE)(hidden), and John Elliott (1969 MGB) charge out of Turn 1 at Mission. – Brent Martin photo

Updated: October 17, 2017

The SCCBC’s final event for 2017 was held over the October 14-15 weekend and our Vintage racers hit the track on the Sunday as usual. The weather was perfect for a good grid of Vintage cars plus one special guest, Larry Sandham in his Mini Vauxhall. The Vintage results are available under the Results menu (here). The full results for the weekend are available on the SCCBC web site (here).

Enjoy some of Brent Martin’s photos of the Vintage action below. Then go to his web site (here) and check out all of his photos for this weekend and the rest of the 2017 and previous seasons. Thanks Brent!

See you at the track in 2018!

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Fourth Race Weekend!

And they’re off! Heading into Turn 1 after getting the green flag; Dennis Repel (Camaro), Ian Thomas (BMW 2002), Karlo Flores (Bugeye Sprite), Mark Westlake and Peter Valkenburg in their Porsche 911s, Paul Haym (BMW 2002) and the rest of the pack. – Brent Martin photo

Updated: July 18, 2017

The fourth road racing event of the season at the Mission Raceway Park Road Course – The Mission Hospice Charity Weekend – was held over the July 15-16 weekend. The VRCBC’s own Vintage racers took it to the track on the Sunday!

The complete results for the weekend are available on the SCCBC web site (here) and our own results are also posted on this web site under the Race Results menu (here).

As usual, Brent Martin has provided us with a sample of his photos of the Vintage racing – see below. (Thanks Brent.) The rest of his photos of all of the weekend’s action, including Vintage, will be on his web site (here) within a few days. Be sure to check them out.

Of course, our next Vintage racing will be the BC Historic Motor Races on August 19th and 20th, with an open practice day on Friday the 18th. Visit the BCHMR web site (here) regularly for the latest news.

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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 .

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
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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