Vintage Tag

[caption id="attachment_12194" align="aligncenter" width="450"]A typical Vintage racing battle: twelve (3 X 4) British cylinders chase six (younger) Japanese ones. Phil Linzey (1971 Datsun 240Z) leads Stanton Guy (1966 MGB), Phil Pidcock (1965 Triumph Spitfire) and John Elliott (1969 MGB). - Brent Martin photo A typical Vintage racing battle: twelve (3 x 4) British cylinders chase six (younger) Japanese ones. Phil Linzey (1971 Datsun 240Z) leads Stanton Guy (1966 MGB), Phil Pidcock (1965 Triumph Spitfire) and John Elliott (1969 MGB). - Brent Martin photo[/caption] Updated: September 15, 2016

The fifth CACC-sanctioned, SCCBC race event of the season – ‘September Sizzle Weekend’ – was held at Mission Raceway Park Road Course on September 10th and 11th. The VRCBC REVS races took place on the Sunday as usual. When our own CACC-sanctioned BCHMR is included, this was the sixth Vintage event of the year

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 available in PDF under the 2016 Season menu on this web site (here).

Check out Brent Martin’s photos of the Vintage action below.

The final Vintage races of the season at Mission Raceway Road Course will be on the Sunday of the SCCBC's October 8th - 9th weekend. See you at the track!

[caption id="attachment_12109" align="aligncenter" width="450"]There's many years of Vintage racing experience in this photo! Ivan Lessner, 1959 Austin Healey 100-6 BNG tries to hold off Leigh Anderson in his 1967 BMW 1600. - Brent Martin photo There's many years of Vintage racing experience in this photo! Ivan Lessner, 1959 Austin Healey 100-6 BNG tries to hold off Leigh Anderson in his 1967 BMW 1600. - Brent Martin photo[/caption] Posted: August 8, 2016

The fourth CACC-sanctioned, SCCBC race event of the season - 'A Lap Ahead Weekend' - was held at Mission Raceway Park Road Course on August 6th and 7th. The VRCBC REVS races took place on the Sunday as usual. For some of the drivers, this was the perfect warm up for the BC Historic Motor Races during the August 20-21 weekend.

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).

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.

See you at the BCHMR!

[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.

[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...