VRCBC Treasurer (and Honda Civic veteran) Bruce Jamieson made his single seater racing debut during the June 12th-13th weekend at Mission. Bruce was a “contract driver” in the #27, 1975 Caldwell D-13 Formula Vee for the Family Affair Racing Team (F.A.R.T.).
Another club member has recently made the motor racing press. Robert (Bob) Barg is mentioned (including a photograph) in the March / April 2010 issue of Vintage Motorsport magazine. Check out their story (on pages 112-114) on the Petersen Museum’s Tribute to the Trans Am held last November. And here is a link to another story about the event.
Robert raced as a privateer during the early “Golden Years” of the Trans Am, and was one of the 18 Honorary Guest panelists (also including the likes of Peter Brock, George Follmer and Parnelli Jones) who discussed “Cheating in the Trans-Am”. See the page below from the April issue of Camaro Performers magazine. Those were the days!
The Society of Vintage Racing Enthusiasts (better known as SOVREN) has just published their great-looking poster for their Pacific Northwest Historics event at Pacific Raceways on the July 2-4 weekend. Click 2010 Pacific Northwest Historics to view the poster and check the SOVREN web site for more information on the event.
This year’s All British Field Meet (ABFM) at Van Dusen Gardens in Vancouver was another great success, with over 680 vehicles registered and 7,000 visitors. Click on ABFM Latest Newsfor links to stories about the event in Canadian Driver and The New York Times, plus a short video clip with several on-site interviews.
The VRCBC was there in force with a large booth near the entrance and a variety of great-looking racing cars on display. Many old time racers dropped by to reminisce (esepcially about the good old days at Westwood), as well as a lot of other enthusiasts, who were very pleased to learn that vintage road racing is alive and well at Mission Raceway. We hope to see many of them at a future event.