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[caption id="attachment_12021" align="aligncenter" width="450"]The VRCBC's Karlo Flores leads a group in 'Bonnie', his 1959 Austin Healey Bugeye Sprite - Brent Martin photo The VRCBC's Karlo Flores leads a group in 'Bonnie', his 1959 Austin Healey Bugeye Sprite. - Brent Martin photo[/caption] Posted: July 5, 2016 SOVREN, our good friends south of the border, held their annual Pacific Northwest Historics races at Pacific Raceway over the July 1-3 weekend. Several VRCBC racers and friends made the trip, and Brent Martin was there to capture them 'on film' (see below). Brent will have many more of his photos on his web site (here) soon.

[caption id="attachment_11998" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Two classics in a typical Italian village during the 2016 Mille Miglia. - Ann Peters photo[/caption] Posted: June 23, 2016 Another of the VRCBC's many globe-trotting correspondents has just filed their latest report. Ann Peters was in an Italian village in May, just in time...

[caption id="attachment_11978" align="aligncenter" width="450"]The VRCBC's Phil Pidcock accelerates his '65 Triumph Spitfire across the finish line at the Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit's Grand Opening. - Paul Bonner photo The VRCBC's Phil Pidcock accelerates his '65 Triumph Spitfire across the finish line at the Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit's Grand Opening. - Paul Bonner photo[/caption] Posted: June 22, 2016

Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit held its official grand opening on June 6th. The Circuit invited some VRCBC members - and others - to bring their racing cars to do some demonstration laps as part of the ceremonies. Paul Bonner was there and sent us these photos - thanks Paul. See how many cars, motorcycles and famous personalities you recognize.

[caption id="attachment_11850" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Adrian Ratcliff with his Genie Can Am car, which he had personally restored over several years. - photo courtesy GVMPS[/caption] Updated: June 28, 2016 Sadly, one of the original members of the VRCBC passed away suddenly on June 8th. Adrian Ratcliff had appeared...

[caption id="attachment_11921" align="aligncenter" width="450"]Gunter Pichler (1964 Jaguar E-Type) leads Ian Thomas (1970 BMW 2002), Peter Valkenburg (1969 Porsche 911), Ian Wood (1969 Volvo 142S) and the rest into Turn 2. - Brent Martin photo Gunter Pichler (1964 Jaguar E-Type) leads Ian Thomas (1970 BMW 2002), Peter Valkenburg (1969 Porsche 911), Ian Wood (1969 Volvo 142S) and the rest into Turn 2. - Brent Martin photo[/caption] Posted: June 13, 2016

The third CACC-sanctioned race weekend of the 2016 season at Mission Raceway Park Road Course was held on June 11-12. The SCCBC named this the Mission Hospice Charity Weekend, with various fund-raising activities in support of the Hospice. The Vintage REVS races were held as usual, on the Sunday.

The complete results for all of the weekend's racing are available on the SCCBC website (here). The Vintage and the Open Wheel / Sports Racer results are also available in PDF under the 2016 Season menu on this web site (here).

Our next Vintage races will be on the Sunday of the August 6-7 weekend. See you there!

Check out Brent Martin’s photos of the Vintage action below. (Thanks Brent!) His complete gallery of photos from the weekend will be available on his web site (here) soon.