16 Sep Four VRCBC Veterans Inducted
Updated – October 1, 2012
The Greater Vancouver Motorsport Pioneers Society (GVMPS) held its 2012 Induction Ceremony, on the evening of Saturday, September 22nd. The three inductees in the Sports Car Racing category – Tom Johnston, Ian Wood and Roger Salomon – are VRCBC members. Adrian Ratcliff, one of the founders of the VRCBC and a former racer, but probably better known these days as one of our merry group of BCHMR race commentators, was inducted into the new Collector Car and Restoration category.
The long term contribution of each of these four gentlemen to motorsports in this region is very well known. Our congratulations on this well-deserved recognition.
The keynote speaker for the evening was Nigel Matthews, classic car columnist with the Vancouver Province newspaper, an internationally recognized Concours d’Elegance judge and the Marketing Manager for Hagerty Classic Car Insurance in Canada.
All of the information on the event is available in the press release (here) as well as on the GVMPS web site (here). Click on ‘Annual Event’.
Gerry Frechette has published his photos of the Induction Ceremony on his website: http://gerryfrechette.zenfolio.com/ (Click on the ‘Recent’ tab, and look for the ‘Greater Vancouver Motorsport Pioneers’ album.)
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