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September 2012 Pit Signals

VARAC Pit Signals

The September 2012 edition of VARAC Pit Signals by Jeremy Sale has been released! Click here to download your personal copy. Features this month include:

  • – Calabogie Reports from Chris Rupnik, John Greenwood and Kevin Young
  • – Brits on the Lake!
  • – Happy 91st Birthday to Al Pease – Oct 15

Pre-Race BEMC Indian Summer Trophy Races Sept 15/16, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

THE VINTAGE AUTOMOBILE RACING ASSOCIATION OF CANADA RACES FOR FUN AT
THE BEMC INDIAN SUMMER TROPHY RACES THIS WEEKEND

TORONTO, ON (September 11, 2012) – VARAC continues its whirlwind tour of eastern Canadian race tracks on their stop at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park for the British Empire Motor Club (BEMC) Indian Summer Trophy Races on September 15/16, 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.

This weekend’s race event is the 58th annual long standing BEMC tradition and includes a special three hour CASC GT Challenge enduro that will be held at the end of the day on Saturday.

For the combined VARAC race group, Saturday will consist of one 20-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 BEMC Indian Summer Trophy Race Weekend event are as follows:
• CASC-OR GT Challenge
• CASC-OR GT Sprints
• Toyo Tires F1600 Championship
• 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 Canadian Tire Motorsport Park: www.canadiantiremotorsportpark.com
For more information on BEMC: www.bemc1928.ca
For more information on CASC-OR: www.casc.on.ca

Follow @VARACBod on Twitter

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

Follow us on Twitter at @VARACBoD

August 2012 Pit Signals

VARAC Pit Signals

The August 2012 edition of VARAC Pit Signals by Jeremy Sale has been released! Click here to download your personal copy. Features this month include:

  • – Waterford Reports from John Greenwood, Peter Viccary and Don Hooton
  • – L’Étape du Tour par Andrew Celovsky
  • – Goodwood Festival of Speed by Jon Brett
  • – Legends of Motorsports at Circuit Mont Tremblant by Alain Raymond
  • – Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix 2012 by Alain Raymond

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

Follow us on Twitter @VARACBoD

Results – Legends of Motorsports Powered by HMSA – July 27-29, 2012

A special thanks to Karen Eagleson for providing the race results throughout the weekend at the Legends of Motosports Powered by HMSA, held at Circuit Mont Tremblant on July 27 to 29, 2012

Photos are available here

Friday, July 27, 2012 11:30am – Group 6 Practice

POSITION RACENUM NAME BEST LAPTIME
1 229 David Margolese 01.57.926
2 66 Matt Molson 02.01.665
3 37 William Barlett 02.02.187
4 321 Ted Michalos 02.02.214
5 49 Joe Dukovac 02.02.277
6 126 Bruce Del 02.03.577
7 72 Douglas Kurtin 02.04.696
8 42 Gary Allen 02.04.800
9 129 Mike Steplock 02.05.081
10 79 Steve Clark 02.05.158
11 77 Gord Ballantine 02.05.800
12 24 Douglas Paraschuk 02.05.835
13 45 Yvon Lepinay 02.05.911
14 129 Terry Watson 02.07.483
15 09 Bob Eagleson 02.10.564
16 71 Andrew Atkins 02.11.290
17 15 Peter Schlag 02.15.482
18 172 Robert Searle 02.15.579
19 328 Alain Raymond 02.19.481
20 88 Jean-Claude Tremblay 02.47.897
21 737 Denis Hebert 03.04.233

 

Friday, July 27, 2012 4:00pm – Group 6 Qualifying 1

POSITION RACENUM NAME BEST LAPTIME
1 79 Steve Clark 01.52.736
2 229 David Margolese 01.55.300
3 737 Denis Hebert 01.55.420
4 129 Mike Steplock 01.57.215
5 66 Matt Molson 01.59.889
6 15 Peter Schlag 02.00.158
7 37 William Bartlett 02.01.785
8 72 Douglas Kurtin 02.03.034
9 36 Mark Colbert 02.03.180
10 126 Bruce Del 02.03.534
11 77 Gord Ballantine 02.03.642
12 42 Gary Allen 02.03.787
13 321 Ted Michalos 02.03.828
14 129 Terrence Watson 02.03.982
15 45 Yvon Lepinay 02.04.010
16 71 Andrew Atkins 02.04.084
17 143 Melissa Molson 02.04.787
18 24 Douglas Parashuk 02.05.875
19 09 Bob Eagleson 02.06.951
20 172 Robert Searle 02.11.971
21 328 Alain Raymond 02.14.796
22 88 Jean Claude Tremblay 02.19.444
23 06 Ted Dobbie 02.22.243

 

Saturday, July 28, 2012 11:30am – Group 6 Qualifying 2

POSITION RACENUM NAME BEST LAPTIME
1 79 Steve Clark 01.52.736
2 737 Denis Hebert 01.54.037
3 229 David Margolese 01.54.897
4 49 Josip Dukovac 01.54.973
5 15 Peter Schlag 01.56.706
6 129 Mike Steplock 01.57.215
7 37 William Bartlett 01.58.183
8 66 Matt Molson 01.59.889
9 72 Douglas Kurtin 02.01.339
10 126 Bruce Del 02.01.790
11 146 Jim Middleton 02.01.949
12 143 Matt Molson 02.01.965
13 36 Mark Colbert 02.02.114
14 321 Ted Michalos 02.02.353
15 33 Joe Cannella 02.02.788
16 129 Terrence Watson 02.02.833
17 77 Gord Ballantine 02.03.513
18 71 Andrew Atkins 02.03.666
19 42 Gary Allen 02.03.787
20 45 Yvon Lepinay 02.03.901
21 143 Melissa Molson 02.04.787
22 24 Douglas Paraschuk 02.05.875
23 09 Bob Eagleson 02.06.739
24 358 James Stein 02.11.668
25 172 Robert Searle 02.11.971
26 328 Alain Raymond 02.13.931
27 88 Jean Claude Tremblay 02.19.444
28 06 Ted Dobbie 02.22.243

 

Saturday, July 28, 2012 4:00pm – Group 6 Heat Race 1

POSITION RACENUM NAME BEST LAPTIME
1 49 Josip Dukovac 01.50.364
2 229 David Margolese 01.54.998
3 737 Denis Hebert 01.55.094
4 129 Mike Steplock 01.56.050
5 15 Peter Schlag 01.56.795
6 37 William Barlett 01.59.494
7 33 Joe Cannella 01.59.450
8 72 Douglas Kurtin 02.01.848
9 36 Mark Colbert 02.02.075
10 321 Ted Michalos 02.01.956
11 146 Jim Middleton 02.02.261
12 126 Bruce Del 02.03.540
13 143 Matt Molson 02.02.215
14 71 Andrew Atkins 02.03.446
15 77 Gord Ballantine 02.03.566
16 45 Yvon Lepinay 02.03.321
17 42 Gary Allen 02.03.797
18 09 Bob Eagleson 02.07.402
19 24 Douglas Paraschuk 02.11.808
20 358 James Stein 02.13.424
21 328 Alain Raymond 02.14.325
22 88 Jean Claude Tremblay 02.21.801
23 79 Steve Clark 01.51.138

 

Sunday, July 29, 2012 3:00pm – Group 6 Feature Race

POSITION RACENUM NAME BEST LAPTIME
1 49 Josip Dukovac 01.53.035
2 229 David Margolese 01.55.532
3 15 Peter Schlag 01.57.118
4 129 Mike Steplock 01.57.978
5 37 William Bartlett 01.58.222
6 321 Ted Michalos 01.58.498
7 36 Mark Colbert 02.02.629
8 126 Bruce Del 02.03.876
9 71 Andrew Atkins 02.04.042
10 77 Gord Ballantine 02.04.186
11 42 Gary Allen 02.03.790
12 45 Yvon Lepinay 02.03.795
13 09 Bob Eagleson 02.05.110
14 24 Douglas Paraschuk 02.06.008
15 328 Alain Raymond 02.14.107
16 172 Robert Searle 02.13.513
17 88 Jean Claude Tremblay 02.19.980
18 33 Joe Cannella 01.59.830
19 146 Jim Middleton 02.01.642
20 72 Douglas Kurtin 02.02.150
21 129 Terrence Watson 02.03.363
22 143 Matt Molson 02.10.968

July 2012 Vintage Racer

Jeremy Sale is pleased to present the July 2012 edition of the Vintage Racer for your reading pleasure.  You can download your copy by clicking on the image below:

 

Vintage Racer