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Pre-Race MCO Ted Powell Memorial Race Weekend, September 1/2, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

THE VINTAGE AUTOMOBILE RACING ASSOCIATION OF CANADA HEADS TO
CALABOGIE MOTORSPORTS PARK THIS WEEKEND FOR AN EPIC EAST MEETS WEST EVENT

TORONTO, ON (August 28, 2012) – VARAC Vintage/Historic and Group 70+ cars head to the picturesque Calabogie Motorsports Park this weekend to participate in an action packed weekend of racing as part of the Ted Powell Memorial Race Weekend, hosted by the Motorsport Club of Ottawa (MCO). This event will be the sixth race to count towards the VARAC Drivers’ Championship where we anticipate seeing many of our distinctive cars from both Quebec and Ontario. One of the benefits of Calabogie Motorsports Park being located just outside of Ottawa is that this weekend is a “not-to-be-missed” event for both Quebec and Ontario competitors of each regions’ provincial championships, delivering to fans an unprecedented array of racecars.

For each of the VARAC Vintage/Historic and Group 70+ race groups, Saturday will consist of one 15-minute practice, one 15-minute qualifying and one 20-minute race all starting at 9:00am. Sunday, there is two, 20-minute races; on-track activity starts at 9:00am.

Other race groups that will participate in the Ted Powell Memorial Race Weekend event are as follows:
• Canadian Touring Car Championship
• CASC-OR GT Challenge w/ Super Production Challenge (from Quebec)
• CASC-OR GT Sprints w/ Defi Quebec GT
• Toyo Tires F1600 Championship w/ Formula-Tour
• Formula 1200
• Formula Libre

The full weekend schedule is available at CASC-OR

Complementary tickets are available at CASC-OR

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 annually in June at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. The 2013 CHGP will feature Porsche.

For more information on VARAC: www.varac.ca
For more information on Calabogie Motorsports Park: www.calabogiemotorsports.com
For more information on CASC-OR: www.casc.on.ca/roadracing

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