Pacific Northwest Historics Tag

[caption id="attachment_14039" align="aligncenter" width="450"] VRCBC members Tim Pickstone (#63 1963 Porsche 356C) and Geoff Tupholme (#441 1973 Austin Mini) in the thick of it at the Pacific Northwest Historics. - Brent Martin photo[/caption] Posted: July 2, 2018

The VRCBC was well-represented at SOVREN's Pacific Northwest Historics at Seattle's Pacific Raceways over the June 29th - July 1st weekend. Thanks to Brent Martin, (thanks Brent) we have some great photos of them in action. See if you can find them all in the gallery below.

  • Don Benson; 1974 Porsche RS, #74
  • Shelby Clark; 1959 Elva Courier, #260
  • Steve Clark; 1960 Lola Mark 1, #84
  • Karlo Flores; 1959 Austin Healey 'Bugeye' Sprite, #59
  • John McCoy; 1986 Mallock Mk 27, #60
  • Tim Pickstone; 1963 Porsche 356C, #63
  • Phil Pidcock; 1965 Triumph Spitfire, #46
  • Larry Sandham; 1985 Mini Vauxhall, #31
  • Trevor Sandham; 1975 Austin Mini Cooper, #76
  • Geoff Tupholme; 1973 Austin Mini, #441
  • Ian Wood; 1970 McLaren M12, #86
You can find all of Brent's motorsport photos on his web site (here).

[caption id="attachment_12986" align="aligncenter" width="450"] The Battle of the VRCBC Alfa GTVs! Roger van der Marel ('67 Alfa Romeo GTV) leading Shelby Clark ('69 Alfa Romeo GTV) at SOVREN's PNW Historics. - Brent Martin photo[/caption] Posted: July 6, 2017 Several of our VRCBC members went south over the July long weekend to compete in the Pacific Northwest Historics put on by our good friends at SOVREN at Pacific Raceways in Seattle. Proudly showing 'our flag' (well actually our decals) were: Shelby Clark (#37 yellow Alfa), Steve Clark (#260 yellow Elva), Karlo Flores (#59 white Sprite), Paul Haym (#82 orange BMW), Tim Pickstone (#63 green Porsche), Phil Pidcock (#46 blue Spitfire), Gil Stuart (#29 red Volvo), Roger van der Marel (#40 green Alfa), Doug Yip (#782 red Mustang) and Ralph Zbarsky (#130 green MGB GT). Brent Martin was there and has passed on some of his photos of the action. [gallery columns="2" size="medium" ids="12987,13007"]

[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_10881" align="aligncenter" width="450"]The VRCBC's own Steve Clark in his 1963 Lotus 23B sports racer. - Brent Martin photo The VRCBC's own Steve Clark in his 1963 Lotus 23B sports racer. - Brent Martin photo[/caption]

Posted: July 8, 2015

Our friends across the border, the Society Of Vintage Racing ENthusiasts - better known to all as SOVREN (here) - held their premier annual event, the Pacific Northwest Historics at Pacific Raceways over their July 4th holiday weekend. Many VRCBC members and friends of the Club, who often race with us at the Mission Raceway Road Course, took part.

Brent Martin was there too and has provided us with some great action photos (see below). You can see more of Brent's photos of this and many other motorsports events on his web site (here).

[caption id="attachment_8755" align="aligncenter" width="450"]Ken Butler clips the apex in his 1970 Perf-Fab Formula Vee - Brent Martin photo Ken Butler clips the apex in his 1970 Perf-Fab Formula Vee - Brent Martin photo[/caption]

SOVREN, our Vintage racing partners from across the border, held their big annual Pacific Northwest Historics event at Seattle International Raceway over the July 5th-7th long weekend. A number of VRCBC members took part and thanks to Brent Martin, Jim Moody and Jock Hobson we have photos of some of them - and others - in action. See below.

Update - July 12, 2013: Jock Hobson's photos added below. Visit the VRCBC Facebook page  (here) to find links to more photos by Marshall Autry and also two in-race videos from inside Paul Kuckein's Z-28, and one from Gunter Pichler's XKE.

Be sure to check out all (over 370) of Brent's photos of the PNW Historics on his web site (here).