VARAC's David Holmes

David Holmes Makes News In The ObserverXtra

A passion for MGs … and speed

Excerpt by Scott Barber from the ObserverXtra

There’s a thunderous roar as David Holmes revs the engine of his iris blue 1959 MGA Twin Cam.

Pumping out 140 horsepower and weighing just 1,600 pounds, the speedy import once owned by legendary Canadian vintage racer Dick Baker can reach speeds upwards of 145 miles per hour.

After being purchased last spring from Baker’s sons, the rare British sports car became the fourth racing certified vehicle in Holmes’ ever-growing fleet. Now, with some minor tuning and a test-ride at the track in Grand Bend out of the way, the longtime Elmira resident is ready to put the car back in the race.

Read the full article from the ObserverXtra here…