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[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_11798" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Jim Latham and his favourite Vintage racing car 'Greta', a 1968 Volvo 122S - VRCBC photo[/caption] Updated: June 13, 2016 The local motorsports world lost a long time member last week when Jim Latham passed away on May 27 after a long battle...

[caption id="attachment_8150" align="aligncenter" width="490"]Long time 'Big Healey' racer, Ivan Lessner (L) is charged by Stanton Guy with the custodial responsibility for the Austin Healey Owners Club of Victoria (Australia) car badge donated to the VRCBC by Les Mathieson at the 2012 BCHMR. Ivan is also 'modelling' a 2012 Sandown Historics T-Shirt from Les. - VRCBC photo Long time 'Big Healey' racer, Ivan Lessner (L) is charged by Stanton Guy with the custodial responsibility for the Austin Healey Owners Club of Victoria (Australia) car badge donated to the VRCBC by Les Mathieson at the 2012 BCHMR. Ivan is also 'modeling' a 2012 Sandown Historics T-Shirt from Les. - VRCBC photo[/caption]

The VRCBC had some special visitors at our 2012 BC Historic Motor Races. Les Mathieson and his wife Zonda, Austin Healey enthusiasts from Victoria, Australia dropped by to cheer on our 'Big Healey' racers. They also presented the Club with an Austin Healey Owners Club of Victoria car badge. (Of course, they received a VRCBC car badge in exchange.)