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Pre-Race BARC-OC Canadian Touring Trophy, August 4/5, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

THE VINTAGE AUTOMOBILE RACING ASSOCIATION OF CANADA RACES FOR FUN AT
THE BARC-OC CANADIAN TOURING TROPHY THIS WEEKEND

TORONTO, ON (July 31, 2012) – Fresh from racing at the Legends of Motorsports Powered by HMSA at Mt Tremblant last weekend, VARAC returns to its feature track, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, to participate in the BARC-OC Canadian Touring Races on August 4&5, 2012. As a special event that does not contribute to the VARAC points championship, VARAC’s Vintage/Historic and Group 70+ cars (under 2500lbs) will combine together to form one grid and race for fun in front of fans and fellow regional competitors.

For the combined VARAC race group, Saturday will consist of one 15-minute practice, one 15-minute qualifying and one 20-minute race all starting at 8:30am. Sunday, there is two, 25-minute races, on-track activity starts at 9:00am.

Other race groups that will participate in the BARC-OC Canadian Touring Trophy event are as follows:
• CASC-OR GT Challenge
• CASC-OR GT Sprints
• Ontario Formula Ford Championship
• Formula 1200
• Formula Libre
• Formula Four

The full weekend schedule is available here

Complementary tickets are available here

VARAC is the Vintage Automobile Racing Association of Canada whose members share a desire to preserve, restore and race historically significant cars in a form as close to the original specification as possible. We race cars made in 1989 or earlier in Ontario and Quebec. The highlight of our season is the Canadian Historic Grand Prix held in 2012 on Jun 15-17 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.

For more information on VARAC: www.varac.ca
For more information on BARC-OC: www.barc-oc.com
For more information on CASC-OR: www.casc.on.ca/roadracing

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