2013 BARC Canadian Touring Trophy

Images from Radu, Brian Graham and Diane of the 2013 BARC Canadian Touring Trophy Races at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

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2013 Waterford Hills Vintage Race

Images taken from the Waterford Hills Vintage Race held on July 27-28, 2013

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VARAC Splits Its Grid Between Canadian Tire Motorsport Park and Waterford Hills This Weekend

TORONTO, ON (July 23, 2013) – Following their feature Canadian Historic Grand Prix event last month the Vintage Automobile Racing Association of Canada (VARAC) competitors have decided to divert their attention to multiple tracks this weekend. VARAC’s Group 70+ grid will be competing at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park as part of the BARC Canadian Touring Trophy Races (July 27, 28) and the Vintage/Historic grid will attend the Waterford Hills Vintage Races (July 26-28).

“Waterford Hills is such a favoured event on the North American vintage circuit” says Del Bruce, VARAC’s President and Race Director. “When it was announced that the schedule would collide with the CASC-OR’s regional schedule we made the decision to support both events, rather than choose one over the other. Both are important to our members and our commitment to BARC and CASC-OR. We think of it as double-the-fun for our club this weekend.”

This year’s Waterford event will feature the Trans Am B Sedan Challenge Race as well as the VSCDA Vintage Vee Series Points Race. Information regarding this event can be found at www.waterfordhills.com and on their Facebook page.

The Group 70+ cars are looking forward to an exciting re-match of the close competition and crowded grids that were experienced at the CHGP. Information regarding the BARC Canadian Touring Trophy event can be found at:

Provisional Schedule available here.

Complimentary Tickets available here.

Both of this weekend’s events are the fourth VARAC points races of the year. Results and Point Standings are posted 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 annually in June at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. The 2014 CHGP will feature the Triumph MG Challenge.


Follow us on Twitter at @VARACBoD


Photo by Michael Haley

2013 HMSA Legends of Motorsports at Mont Tremblant

Images from the Legends of Motorsports Powered by HMSA event held at Circuit Mont-Tremblant on July 12-14, 2013.

Results of the event are available here

HMSA has posted some photos here and here

Leslie Hart has posted some photos here

VARAC Member Jack Boxstrom Reports on Lime Rock 2012

The following is an excellent article on the 2012 Lime Rock Park Historic Festival in Connecticut told from the perspective of VARAC member Jack Boxstrom.  Jack’s extensive racing history is currently experienced behind the wheel of his Chaparral 1, Lotux IX or MGTC.

Courtesy of Kat McFadden, RM Magazine.

Click here to download your personal copy.

Jack Boxstrom

July 2013 Pit Signals

The July 2013 edition of VARAC Pit Signals by Jeremy Sale has been released!

Click here to download your personal copy.

VARAC Pit Signals

Features this month include:

  • Extensive 2013 VARAC CHGP Coverage – Pictures, Stories, Reports, Thanks
  • Doug Elcomb wins the prestigious Bill Hirst Memorial Trophy
  • VARAC at MGVR Focus Event – Summit Point

2013 VARAC Canadian Historic Grand Prix

The following are images from the 2013 VARAC Canadian Historic Grand Prix held on June 14-16 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

VARAC was very lucky to have many talented photographers on site at this year’s CHGP. The following are links to downloadable photographs capturing the weekend events (some are free for download, some are for purchase). As a gracious thank-you please be sure to credit the photographer if you use their photos, and maybe even drop them a line to tell them how much you enjoy their work!

Inside Track Motorsport News2013 CHGP ProgramWebsite

Globe and Mail ArticleGlobe and Mail Article – June 12, 2013

Mini Meet North2013 CHGP from the Mini Meet North Perspective

Richard ColburnCHGP PhotosWebsiteContact

Please ignore the button that says “Buy”, these photos can be downloaded for free (many thanks to Richard)

Hugh HawleyWebsiteContact

If you’re interested in high resolution versions of any of Hugh’s pictures, please contact him with the HWDP #### from the following flicker sites:

CHGP Part 1

CHGP Part 2

CHGP Part 3

CHGP Part 4

CHGP Part 5

John WalkerCHGP PhotosWebsiteContact

Mai-ai Photography by Michael Patrick

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Peter ViccaryContact

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Miscellaneous Photos from Members

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