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Description: The official program of the 2016 VARAC Canadian Historic Grand Prix at Mosport (Canadian Tire Motorsport Park). Produced by Inside Track Communications, the program features weekend schedules, track maps, driver rosters, profiles and more. The event takes place June 17-19, 2016 For event info, visit:

Canadian HistoriC Grand Prix i 3 GrEEtinGs VintaGE raCE Fans WElComE to tHE 40tH Canadian HistoriC Grand Prix With V-8s versus Flat-6s on the marquee in 2016 expect a ton of Porsches Chevys and Fords to descend upon CtmP for the 2016 CHGP. By Del Bruce VARAC President Photos by Richard Coburn G70 and G90 Cars (cars dating from 1973 to 1995 including all kinds of alfas Corvettes and Porsches) and a host of others. VaraC is a non-profit all volunteer organization and it takes a tremendous amount of work by many people to put this race event on. i would like to offer my most sincere congratulations to ted michalos our hard working Canadian Historic Grand Prix director and to all those many volunteers who make this wonderful weekend possible. there are far too many people to list who gave their time and effort to make this happen. thank you all a s president of the Vintage automobile racing association of Canada it is with great pleasure that i welcome you to this weekend s festivities. the Canadian Historic Grand Prix is one of the most prestigious events on the annual vintage and historic racing calendar in north america and it is the largest and most popular event of its kind in Canada counted as a major spectator event at Canadian tire motorsport Park (CtmP) since 1999. this weekend racers from across Canada and the United states will compete here driving cars such as Formula Ford mG triumph Jaguar Porsche alfa romeo lotus mini Corvette and more to challenge the world famous mosport Grand Prix Circuit one of only three true historic Grand Prix tracks in north america along with le Circuit mont-tremblant in Quebec and Watkins Glen in upstate new York. For 2016 we are featuring Flat-6 versus V-8 muscle which will be a race between Porsche and american horsepower. Fittingly we have invited well-known Porsche driver and 1977 transam Champion ludwig Heimrath to act as Grand marshall for the weekend. and in keeping with the Flat-6 versus V-8 muscle theme ludwig will be joined at the legends of motorsport event by another trans am Champion Eppie Wietzes the 1981 champion driving for Corvette. Fans will enjoy three full days of exciting racing for six groups of cars including monoposto (single seat open-wheel vintage & historic race cars) small Bore Vintage & Historic Cars (under 1300 cc) Big Bore Vintage & Historic Cars (over 1300 cc) Wings & slicks (very fast purpose-built racing cars running on slick tires) 4 i VaraC.Ca the Vintage automobile racing association is celebrating its 40th anniversary during the 2016 ontario regional road racing season. this year VaraC celebrates our 40th anniversary. Founded in 1976 we now have more than 220 members. approximately 100 of those members are active racing drivers who compete in vintage and historic racing events across north america and abroad. our club is made up of racing enthusiasts from all walks of life. if you are interested in historic race cars we invite you to join us on the track or as non-racing members as you will see this weekend VaraC members know how to enjoy their racing Please check us out at Canadian HistoriC Grand Prix i 5 WEEKEndHiGHliGHts aCtion isn t limitEd to tHE traCK dUE to lots oF oFF-traCK aCtiVitiEs american horsepower. Cars should be on track for this classic battle around 4 30 p.m. on saturday afternoon. on sunday the final race of the weekend will be the VaraC Grand Prix. open to all Vintage and Historic cars as well as Classic cars weighing less than 2500 pounds. this promises to be a truly grand finale to the weekend s activities. With almost 800 acres of space on the Canadian tire motorsport Park property the four-kilometre circuit occupies a small portion of the area leaving plenty of room for other attractions. By J. Wally Nesbitt Photos by Tim McGill the mini meet north is one of the largest gatherings of mini cars on the continent and every imaginable model of mini will be available for viewing all weekend long in the CtmP infield. Expanding the list of invitees even further the Field of dreams Car show will occupy the infield of turn 8 with participants eligible to take part in sunday touring laps. one of the most eagerly anticipated events on the Historic Grand Prix schedule is sunday morning s legends of mosport drivers and racers reunion. Hosted by automotive journalist and broadcaster Cam mcrae in the Canadian tire motorsport Park Conference Centre the legends of mosport is a casual meet and greet for the media and fans featuring any number of legendary Canadian competitors. despite mcdonald s best efforts this reunion generally digresses into a laughter-generating energetic discussion and debate among the guest panelists. For nearly four decades the Vintage auto racing association of Canada has brought together a living breathing collection of racing memorabilia and automotive excellence designed to rekindle memories of the golden era of Canadian motorsport. the 2016 edition of the Canadian Historic Grand Prix is destined to continue that tradition for drivers car owners car builders history buffs and race fans alike. W elcome to the 2016 Canadian Historic Grand Prix the 37th annual gathering of some of Canada and the world s most spectacular racing machinery. appropriately staged at the country s most celebrated racing venue Canadian tire motorsport Park the 2016 CHGP not only offers three full days of on-track competitive action but the Vintage auto racing association of Canada (VaraC) organizers have also ensured a packed weekend of festival activities by filling the schedule with innumerable automotive-related attractions vendors tours exhibits and fanfriendly interactive programs. most fans in attendance will be aware of the competitions slated for the small and Big Bore vintage cars and the races on tap for the slightly newer Classic G70 and G90 cars as well as the open-wheeled Wings & slicks and monoposto vehicles. Within the larger race the weekend also features some marque-specific contests. among the lineup is the Group 44 trophy for triumphs the simms Cup trophy for cars coming from the morris Garages (mG) the triumph versus mG Challenge and the saturday stoneridge specialty insurance Feature the Flat-6 vs. V-8 contest pitting the best of the Porsche Factory against the mighty detroit iron. although not a competition new for this year is the spirit of mosport Can-am 50 Celebration with the legendary Group 7 sports car offering demonstration laps for those fans who and especially for those who don t remember the thunder from the late 1960s and early 1970s. Balancing the old with the new the CHGP will also showcase three rounds of races for the current toyo tires F1600 Championship. rounding out the schedule is the Formula Vee spectacular which features competitors from the Challenge Cup series ( a cross border Formula Vee championship and the millers oils F1200 Championship a Canadian based Formula 1200 series. the stoneridge specialty insurance Feature race is Flat-6 vs. V-8s pitting German engineering and finesse against north 6 i VaraC.Ca With classic cars around every corner there is just as much to see off-track as there is on-track at the 2016 Canadian Historic Grand Prix. lEGEndsoFmotorsPort By Jeremy Sale Photos Courtesy Ed Moody raCinG GrEats GatHEr to rEFlECt on Canadian raCinG HistorY C anadian motorsport journalist and broad- caster Cam mcrae (left)is the host of the 2016 edition of the meet the fans and press session on sunday. a contributor with Motoring TV and the Toronto Star s Wheels section mcrae and his wife diana are VaraC members and race a 1959 Fiat abarth. originally part of a three-car team fielded by Fiat Canada and driven by steve Broady the abarth raced at Harewood acres mosport and in the Canadian Winter rally. mcrae purchased the car from Broady in 1961 and undertook a decade-long restoration to preserve the valuable piece of Canadian racing history. Experience an intimate first-hand look back at racing through the eyes of racing icons like Bill Brack Eppie Wietzes ludwig Heimrath and others. the event is open to all at no cost so everyone can mix with old friends racers and champions. LUDWIG HEIMRATH one of the most famous names in Canadian auto racing Heimrath (above no. 39)won the Canadian sports Car racing Championship (later known as the Canadian driving Championship) in 1961 which was the first year the title was awarded and in 1964. He was second in 1962 1963 and 1965. He was the first Canadian to drive in Formula 1 when he was entered by Porsche in Pau France in 1962. He won the sCCa trans am championship in 1977. He was an expert long-distance racer and teamed up with such champions as Johnny rutherford and Craig Hill in entering the sebring 12 Hours and the 24 Hours of daytona. He was a UsaC indyCar competitor in 19681969 and raced in the Canadian and Continental Formula-a division in 1970. Heimrath raced touring cars until 2000 before retiring at the age of 66. EPPIE WIETZES Eppie Wietzes (above)began racing in the late 1950s and in the 1960s he established himself as a versatile and capable driver on the Canadian racing scene. a two-time Canadian driving Champion Wietzes won in everything he drove from a sunbeam alpine to Comstock mustangs and Gt-40s trans am Corvettes and a flock of very quick Formula 5000 cars. He won back-to-back Canadian Championships in 1969 and 1970. in 1981 Wietzes took his Garretson Enterprises Chevrolet Corvette to two wins and the trans am title. Wietzes would prove to be the last driver for over 15 years to win the trans-am title in a Corvette. that year he also secured a drive in a lola t600 Chevrolet prototype for the mosport 6 Hours with Brian redman for Cooke-Woods racing and came second. Wietzes remains 49th in the all-time trans am earnings list and is equal in the alltime winners list with Peter revson and actor Paul newman. Wietzes competed in the first Formula 1 Grand Prix at mosport driving a lotus entered by Comstock and again in 1974 in a Brabham entered by team Canada F1 racing. Because of his long and varied career Wietzes was one of the first inductees into the Canadian motorsport Hall of Fame when it opened in 1993. BILL BRACK Bill Brack (above)is the only driver to win three Canadian driving Championships and he did it in consecutive years 1973-1975. to accomplish that he had to beat future Grand Prix champions future indy 500 winners and a young up-andcomer named Gilles Villeneuve. in his outstanding career Bill also won a north american Formula atlantic Championship and the Canadian touring Car Championship. He also drove in three Canadian Formula 1 races in 1968 in 1970 at le Circuit mont-tremblant for team lotus and 1971 at mosport for Brm. Bill was the first inductee into the Canadian motorsport Hall of Fame. Canadian HistoriC Grand Prix i 7 tHE dEFinition oF a raCinG lEGEnd 2016 Canadian HistoriC Grand Prix Grand marsHall lUdWiG HEimratH in his mclaren m1B ludwig Heimrath chases John Cordts mclaren m1C at the 1967 Player s 200 at mosport. By J. Wally Nesbitt Photos Courtesy Ed Moody exiting CtmP s turn 9. asked what he was thinking as his car barrel-rolled down the track Heimrath simply replied i was trying to get it into first gear so that when the wheels got back on the ground i could continue racing after two seasons of running in Can-am and indyCar Heimrath returned to his favoured Porsches and purchased a race-prepared 911 s from the factory. He returned to his winning ways competing in trans am and in selected Canadian endurance contests eventually graduating to Porsche 934 and 935s. in 1977 the trans am championship battle erupted into an allout war between Heimrath Peter Gregg and the sCCa and Fia l udwig Heimrath race winner national champion interna- tional champion and Canadian motorsport Hall of Fame in- ductee will be honoured this year as the Grand marshall of the 2016 Canadian Historic Grand Prix. a veteran of virtually every form of north american and international sports car competition the 81-year-old toronto resident has enjoyed racing in everything from a Volkswagen Beetle (his debut race in 1959 at Harewood acres a race that he won) a Cooper monaco a triumph a mclaren Can-am car and an indy car. However it is his long association with the Porsche brand that has been the foundation of Heimrath s 40-plus-year career. Quickly outgrowing his original VW Bug ride Heimrath progressed to a Porsche super 90 and then found a home behind the wheel of a Porsche rs60. the 1961 Canadian sports Car Championship resulted from that combination as Heimrath outraced soon-to-be Formula 1 driver Peter ryan and the outrageously powerful V-8-engined Comstock sadlers. that success earned Heimrath the opportunity to race a Porsche Formula 1 car in Europe but a dispute arose within the team hierarchy and the Grand Prix experience proved to be a one-off. Heimrath enjoyed continued success in the rs60 and his record showcases another Canadian title in 1964 at the wheel of the Comstock racing V-8 Cooper dubbed the King Cobra with runner-up championship results in 1962 1963 and 1965. despite his winning ways one of his most memorable moments aboard the rs60 came not from a victory but when he had a wild rollover 8 i VaraC.Ca Heimrath (right) in the pits at the 1966 Player s 200 at mosport. officials. differences in regulation interpretations eventually took the championship chase to the Fia office in France where much to the chagrin of the sCCa Heimrath was declared the trans am champion. By 1981 Heimrath had taken a slight step back and was competing with his son ludwig Jr. in a Porsche 924 turbo. He continued to make regular appearances on-track in a 944 before ending his career in 2000 in a Porsche 968. a highlight of Heimrath s racing career came on his home track of CtmP when he was asked to co-drive the Kremer racing Porsche 956 in the Bud 1000 World Endurance Championship event. although credited with a fourth place result Heimrath still insists that the score keepers erred in the lap count and the Kremer team should have been rewarded with a podium finish. i know we finished in third but no one will admit it. one of Heimrath s other major accomplishments came when he along with partner david deacon approached the Porsche factory with the idea of running a single-make series. the concept ultimately resulted in the formation of the rothmans Porsche turbo Cup in Canada and the creation of similar divisions throughout the world. Heimrath still maintains a presence around the track offering technical advice and driver coaching to racers. Unsure of his race victory totals Heimrath recently described his trophy room as Filled from floor-to-ceiling on three walls the accepted number of awards previously reported to be in excess of 483 trophies. Whatever the number ludwig Heimrath is the definition of a Canadian racing legend and a very appropriate member of the Canadian racing fraternity to be named the 2016 Canadian Historic Grand Prix Grand marshall. Heimrath on track in his mclaren mK2 at the 1966 Player s 200. Canadian HistoriC Grand Prix i 9 FormUla VEE sPECtaCUlar Canadian and amEriCan F1200 driVErs sEt to do BattlE at tHE CHGP reigning millers oils F1200 champion Phil Wang of Pickering onwon back-to-back races at the season-opening BEmCspring trophy in may. By J. Wally Nesbitt Photos by Richard Coburn pension level the playing field for drivers. and off the track Formula Vee requires limited mechanical skills tools space and transportation costs. the class is based on a pre-1963 Volkswagen Beetle utilizing a collection of the stock parts to form a competitive race car around a purpose-built tube frame and racing tires. the VW engine transmission front suspension brakes and wheels are stock or modified stock parts. the chassis is a tube frame design and the body is fiberglass or carbon fibre. r ace fans visiting the 2016 Canadian Historic Grand Prix at Canadian tire motorsport Park will be treated to an extraor- dinary example of current day competition courtesy of a concept that came to fruition over 55 years ago. the Canadian-based millers oils F1200 Championship series ( and the international Challenge Cup series ( will face off in a five race head-to-head battle between the top drivers from each side of the 49th parallel. this will be more than a battle between racing series it s going to be more Canada versus the Us. there s a lot of national pride on the line said F1200 President noel Brigido. i expect to see some of the closest racing ever when the hometown drivers and the american competitors face off. Formula Vee racing began in 1959 when Hubert l. Brundage commissioned italian race car designer Enrico nardi to create the Brundage Formula Junior from Volkswagen components. the concept was to provide an inexpensive reliable and competitive race car for the masses. in 1963 sCCa officially recognized Formula Vee as a racing class. true to its core mission Formula Vee has continued to be one of the world s most popular and affordable race cars even graduating Formula 1 and indy 500 winners. the 100-mph cornering speeds high G-loads and neck-andneck drafting make for interesting and exciting racing. the car s simple construction aerodynamic fiberglass or carbon fibre body a 1200 cc Volkswagen Beetle engine transaxle and sus10 i VaraC.Ca Kilworthy on s Jesse Ward won the opening race of the 2016 millers oil F1200 Championship at the BEmCspring trophy in may. matt Garwood won the inaugural Challenge Cup series in 2015. the intention of this class is for the average person to build and maintain the car. While it is primarily a class in the sports Car Club of america many other organizations have adopted the Formula Vee as a class. over the years the rules have evolved to improve performance lower cost or to allow replacement of discontinued parts a top-running Formula Vee will go 190 km h and corner at about 1.6 g. it weighs a minimum of 465 kg. Variants of the Formula Vee rules exist in Canada UK ireland australia south africa Brazil mexico Germany and new Zealand. the CHGP Formula Vee spectacular will consist of five 20 minute races spanning the three day vintage festival although only three contests (rounds 2 3 and 4) will count towards the point standings in each series. Confirmed entries with two weeks remaining until the event have already reached 25 cars with more late arrivals expected as the date approaches. i won t be surprised to see pack racing with about ten cars in a row all dicing for the lead said Brigido. What will be interesting to watch will be the two 2015 series champions Phil Wang (millers oils F1200) and matt Garwood (Challenge Cup) racing for bragging rights. those two won t have it easy. there are a lot of very talented and experienced drivers both young and old who will be doing their best to dethrone these two champions. the CHGP event at Canadian tire motorsport Park will be the second stop on the millers oils Championship calendar while these will be the season opening races for the Challenge Cup. the Challenge Cup will complete their schedule south of the border with appearances slated for the mid-ohio sports Car Course in lexington oH thompson motorsports Park in thompson Ct Pittsburgh motorsports Complex in Wampum Pa and Watkins Glen international in Watkins Glen nY. Formula 1200 (F1200) is a Canadian version of the Worldwide Formula Vee (FV) open-wheel series and again this year will enjoy title sponsorship courtesy of millers oils Canada. the strict formula rules are designed to promote driver development and skills. the F1200 focuses on driver ability and skill to win races not dollars spend on the car. a budget F1200 racer with an average mechanical ability can do routine maintenance and come to the track without a crew and be competitive using the same car year after year. all expenses for our six-raceweekend series including routine engine rebuilds can be covered for less than 7 000 a season. race costs are low and rule changes are rare. the F1200 cars are rugged with relatively inexpensive Volkswagen parts used as the basis including the current spec Falken radial tires. Cars have seen improvements over the years but the strength of the basics has not changed. Canadian HistoriC Grand Prix i 11 the Challenge Cup series goals are straightforward to lower the cost of competing to get more cars on the track and to ratchet up the enjoyment factor for all the competitors crew and friends involved in Formula Vee Formula 1200 racing across north america. the five-race international open-wheel tour features Formula Vee and Formula 1200 open-wheel race cars competing at five different road courses in Canada and the Us with single class racing for all five race weekends. the Formula Vee Challenge Cup series shifts into high gear for 2016 with a budget reducing spec tire wheel combo significant prize money giveaways free t-shirts quality race trophies and free saturday afternoon cookouts at each event. modErntWist ona ClassiCClass ContEmPorarY F1600 maCHinEs in aCtion at tHE 2016 CHGP By J. Wally Nesbitt Photo by Richard Coburn a lthough not exactly historic automotive specimens F1600 cars were created more than 40 years ago to fill a void in the driver development ladder. the current racing representatives the toyo tires Formula 1600 Championship will take to Canadian tire motorsport Park on the CHGP weekend for three rounds of their 2016 title chase. originally conceived in Britain in 1963 what are now recognized as F1600 cars were a combination of a venerable Formula Junior chassis matched to Ford s then-new Cortina 1498 cc pushrod engine. lotus Cars founder Colin Chapman agreed to build a 50-car fleet to be used in a single-make racing series as well as for use in racing schools and his creations inspired many more manufacturers to follow his lead. the first official race was at the Brands Hatch circuit on July 2 1967. the successful debut immediately led the concept to be adapted throughout the world and Formula Ford quickly became recognized as an essential stepping stone to a successful motorsport career. one of the best-known examples of this particular training route was Emerson Fittipaldi. the Brazilian driver was a Formula Ford graduate and was the first racer with this training background to win the Formula 1 World Championship. Canadian drivers also benefited. Gilles Villeneuve scott Goodyear Gary magwood Kyle marcelli and scott Hargrove developed their skill in these lightweight single-seat race cars. leading the overall and F1600-a charge is third generation driver michael adams grandson of championship-winning Peter Barker and son of open-wheel champions steven adams and Penni Barker-adams. a two-time series champion michael is a past participant in the famous British Formula Ford Festival and comes into the CHGP weekend riding a three-race winning streak aboard his Britain West motorsports-prepared no. 59 mygale Honda. toyo tires series rookie roman de angelis pressured adams in the first three races his no. 4 Piper Honda maintaining a constant presence in adams mirrors while de angelis BGr teammate Ben Hurst (no. 3) lurked within striking distance. For the slightly older pre-1995-manufactured cars there is the F1600-B class a division that may not be quite as quick but no less competitive. in the mid-may opening race weekend Byron leis (no. 54-1992 reynard) and steve Bodrug in his no. 421993 Van diemen split the race victories while series veteran Keith lobban (no. 12-1994 Van diemen) was rarely more than a breath behind. With a rich history the toyo tires F1600 Championship will be at home with the classic cars at the 2016 Canadian Historic Grand Prix. 14 i VaraC.Ca Canadian HistoriC Grand Prix i 15 VaraCCarClassEs FromPrE-War raCErs to 1980s sPorts Cars By Jeremy Sale Photos by Richard Coburn V araC recognizes cars based on their age and the type of car in various classes at its race events. these classes may be joined together in different race groups depending upon speed and weight. similar in weight and performance vintage production sports cars and historic production sports cars will race together while G70 sedans are often too heavy to race safely with lighter cars. at the Canadian Historic Grand Prix we also include a Wings and slicks class. these are high performance cars that run on slick tires and have wings or aero-styled bodies. Formula B cars (often historic open-wheel cars) or Group C and sports 2000 sports racers (Group 70 ) make up the bulk of this class. our newest class is Group 90 featuring production-based and purpose-built race cars designed to race in series such trans am. Formula 90 includes single-seat open-wheel cars designed to race during the same time frame including indyCar Formula 1 Vintage production sports cars and vintage sports racers from historic British marques like lotus and mG are a large part of VaraC grids. Formula Ford F2000 Formula atlantic and superVee. VINTAGE SPORTS RACERS the exotics of the cars with fenders they were limited production PRE-WAR CARS this class includes classic pre-war single-seat sports cars and post-war t-series mGs. racing cars. Elvas lotus ix 17 19 lola mki Porsche rs-60 devin or road racing specials with documented histories. rarer than vintage production cars and usually a lot faster. Class cut-off december 31 1961. VINTAGE PRODUCTION SPORTS CARS the most common vintage racing cars and usually the most affordable to get on track. this class consists of cars like austin Healey sprites or 3000 lotus seven triumph tr3 4 mGa Porsche 356 and other mass-produced street cars. Class cutoff december 31 1961. VINTAGE OPEN-WHEEL CARS incorporates cars built to different formulae including Formula Jr. it s common to see cars such as Cooper lotus Elva Gemini and lola in this class as well as sadler and stebro two rare Canadian built cars. Class cut-off december 31 1963. 16 i VaraC.Ca HISTORIC PRODUCTION SPORTS CARS similar to Vintage Production except to the end of 1972 cars could be a sprite midget mGB lotus Elan shelby Gt350 a sports car or a trans am car. Class cut-off december 31 1972. GROUP 70 Group 70 includes production-based and purpose-built race cars that were designed to race in imsa trans am sCCa and CasC Gt. an exciting mix of style and speed Group 70 grids feature everything from Corvettes and mustangs to 2.0l sports racers and Porsche 911s. Class requirements 1973 to 1988. HISTORIC OPEN-WHEEL CARS this class is dominated by Formula Fords but also consists of Formula B iii Vee and other single-seat cars and running on treaded tires. Class cut-off december 31 1972. GROUP 90 this class features production-based and purpose-built race cars designed in the 1990s to race in imsa trans am touring Cars sCCa and CasC Gt Classes. HISTORIC SPORTS RACERS these once again are purpose-built racing cars but dated past the Vintage cut off. this class includes everything from home built cars of the period to manufactured racers like a lotus 23 right up to Can-am cars. Class cut-off december 31 1972. FORMULA 90 Features single-seat open-wheel cars from the 1990s designed to race in open-wheel series like indyCar Formula 1 Formula Ford F2000 atlantic and superVee. CLASSIC SEDANS Follows the Fia definition of a sedan a roof and room for four. mini Cooper ss are plentiful and fast. Volvos Cortinas and Escorts are popular. Class cut-off december 31 1972. WINGS & SLICKS although not a class these cars come from different classes such as Historic open-Wheel Historic sports racer or Group 70 . the difference is they run on slicks and often have aerodynamics. Canadian HistoriC Grand Prix i 17 EVEntsCHEdUlE datEsandtimEssUBJECttoCHanGE. CHECKVaraC.Ca For UPdatEs 3 ..............................................Group 4 5 4 ..........................................Group 2 & 3 09 30 a.m. ................Qualifying (20 min.) 5........................Group 7 FV spectacular 6 ....................Group 5 Classic G70-G90 7 ..........................Group 2 VH under 1.3 8 ..............................Group 1 monoposto 9 ............................Group 3 VH over 1.3 10............................Group 6 toyo F1600 12 15 p.m. ....................................lunch 11 ............................Can-am demo laps 12 ................................touring (20 min.) 13 meet north laps 1 30 p.m. ........................races (20 min.) 14......................Group 7 FV spectacular 15 ..................Group 5 Classic G70-G90 16 ........................Group 2 VH under 1.3 17 ............................Group 1 monoposto 18 ..........................Group 3 VH over 1.3 19 ............Group 6 toyo F1600 (22 min) 20............stoneridge insurance Feature ......................Flat-6 versus V-8 (30 min.) 6 00 p.m. ........................Brats and dogs ..............reception (Conference Centre) Closed-wheel cars will be the first to hit the track when lapping begins on thursday June 16. WEDNESDAY JUNE 15 registration ..5 00 p.m. to 8 00 p.m. THURSDAY JUNE 16 registration ........ 7 00 a.m. to 8 00 p.m. tech .................... 1 00 p.m. to 8 00 p.m. drivers meeting ........................8 30 a.m. 09 00 a.m. ......Untimed lapping (20 min.) Group 1 ............................Closed Wheel 2 Wheel 3 ..............................lapping orientation 4 ......................................Closed Wheel 5 Wheel 6 ................................................lapping 12 15 p.m. ....................................lunch 1 00 p.m. ......Untimed lapping (20 min.) 7 ........................................Closed Wheel 8 Wheel 9 ................................................lapping 10 ......................................Closed Wheel 11 Wheel 12 ..............................................lapping 13 ......................................Closed Wheel 14 Wheel 15 ..............................................lapping 2........................Group 7 FV spectacular 3 ..................Group 4 5 Classic G70-G90 4 ..........................Group 2 VH under 1.3 5 ..............................Group 1 monoposto 6 ............................Group 3 VH over 1.3 7 ..............Group 6 toyo F1600 25 min 11 00 a.m. ................Qualifying (20 min.) 8........................Group 7 FV spectacular 9 ..................Group 4 5 Classic G70-G90 10 ........................Group 2 VH under 1.3 12 15 p.m. ....................................lunch 11 ............................Can-am demo laps 1 30 p.m...........................Back on track 12 ............................Group 1 monoposto 13 ..........................Group 3 VH over 1.3 14..........Group 6 toyo Practise (25 min.) 3 00 p.m. ................races 20 minutes 15......................Group 7 FV spectacular 16 ................Group 4 5 Classic G70-G90 17 ........................Group 2 VH under 1.3 18 ............................Group 1 monoposto 19 ..........................Group 3 VH over 1.3 6 00 p.m. ..........steam Whistle Paddock ..............................tour (upper paddock) SUNDAY JUNE 19 registration ........7 30 a.m. to 12 00 p.m. tech....................8 00 a.m. to 12 00 p.m. 08 30 a.m. ....................Practice (10 min) Group 1 ..................Can- am demo laps 2 ....................................all open Wheel 3 ..............................................Group 4 5 4 ..........................................Group 2 & 3 09 30 a.m. ......................races (20 min.) 5........................Group 7 FV spectacular 6 ....................Group 5 Classic G70-G90 7 ..........................Group 2 VH under 1.3 8 ..............................Group 1 monoposto 9 ............................Group 3 VH over 1.3 10 ............Group 6 toyo F1600 (22 min.) 12 15 p.m. ....................................lunch 11 ............................Can-am demo laps 12 ..........................touring (20 minutes) 13 ..............Field of dreams Parade laps 1 30 p.m...........................Feature races ........(25 min. plus impound and podium ................................following each race) 14......................Group 7 FV spectacular 15 ..................Group 5 Classic G70-G90 16 ........................Group 2 VH under 1.3 17 ............................Group 1 monoposto 18 ..........................Group 3 VH over 1.3 19 ............Group 6 toyo F1600 (22 min.) 20 ..............................VaraC Grand Prix Thanks for coming see you next year FRIDAY JUNE 17 registration ..........7 00 a.m. to 8 00 p.m. tech......................8 00 a.m. to 8 00 p.m. drivers meeting ........................7 45 am 08 30 a.m. ..................Practice (15 min.) Group 1 ..................Can-am demo laps SATURDAY JUNE 18 registration ..........7 00 a.m. to 2 00 p.m. tech......................8 00 a.m. to 5 00 p.m. drivers meeting ......................7 45 a.m. 08 30 a.m. ..................Practise (10 min.) Group 1 ..................Can-am demo laps 2 ....................................all open Wheel 18 i VaraC.Ca Canadian HistoriC Grand Prix i 19 EntrYlist GROUP 1 MONOPOSTO No. 2 5 6 06 7 07 11 14 26 40 41 44 54 60 80 82 98 99 948 Driver lamont Phil luce Ed Grainger Glenn mcPhail Brent Pixley tom Viccary shane Britnell James mcClelland rob Freeman Howard Cove tony switzer doug Bovenizer Bill stammers John Young Kevin drybrough ross tebbutt Bill Hallman Jim Friedrich Helmut Elcomb doug Car Colour(s) 1960 lotus 18 Formula Jr. Green 1968 lotus type 51 Green yellow 1980 tiga sC80 red 1970 Hawke dl2-a Yellow 1978 Wheeler super Vee red 1981 Citation-Zink Z16 Ford Blue red 1970 Hawke dl2 Black 1969 lotus 61 Green 1968 merlyn mk Eleven Blue 1977 Ferret mK iV White 1970 tsr tsVee Black 1968 titan mk 3 Black yellow 1960 sadler Formula Jr. red 1971 Crossle 20F White orange 1980 Crossle 40F Blue 1978 lola t492 Green 1986 swift dB2 Grey blue 1969 Caldwell d9 White 1961 dreossi Canada Class silver red Entrants sUBJECttoCHanGE. FinalEntrY listaVailaBlEat tHE CHGP Hometown Hubbards ns Kingston on oakville on Belle river on traverse City mi Barrie on Belle river on oshawa on toronto on oshawa on Georgetown on ajax on Welland on toronto on Worthing We mississauga on Kitchener on Winnipeg mB Chatham on 26 28 29 029 32 37 42 43 49 51 53 56 57 58 62 64 66 69 74 76 79 82 83 86 90 91 93 95 105 117 123 162 169 172 193 195 213 214 246 321 363 418 659 691 schirano Brian lambrinos Peter Frye Henry meyers Chris Bruce del Good dave allen Gary lok leon Baggio lino Holody Jim di Cesar Jason Clark Jeff Hamann stephen ivory Gavin talbot lee samila ivan Boxstrom Jack Walsh lee thomas Brian shannon david davies Walter oritt michael svedas Vytas Wheatley mark Zubko michael Brown mark di Cesar david Kinnear John Creighton Chris Vegter Harry Bordin Charles Bork robert lightfoot Joe searle robert di Cesar dan Corrigan Kevin Celovsky andrew White steve navin richard michalos ted Wilson dan rupnik Chris odgers richard Herr Greg Webster nY Pickering on north Granby Ct Burlington Ct locust Hill on Caledon on Brooklin on Whitby on Guelph on london on 1969 Volkswagen Beetle White Brossard QC 1971 triumph Gt6 Blue white Kars on 1973 lotus Europa red white scarborough on 1970 Porsche 914 Black yellow Baltimore on 1967 Ginetta G4 red mclean Va 1967 mallock mK6B silver red stouffville on Chaparral 1 White Picton on 1969 triumph Gt6 red Windham nH 1972 mallock mark 11B Blue Bethany on 1970 tVr Vixen Glenburnie on 1971 mG B roadster Yellow York on 1958 Elva mK iV sr White red lusby md 1972 alfa romeo GtV red dundas on 1962 triumph tr4 red nashua nH 1961 Porsche 356 roadster Yellow medina Wa 1969 tVr s2 tangerine Wardsville on 1960 mG a White Fayetteville nY 1972 mG B red Kingston on 1972 alfa romeo GtV red yellow schomberg on 1967 mG BGt Blue Barrie on 1959 Philson Falcon sport racer aluminium scarsdale nY 1962 mG a Black Buffalo nY 1965 mG B Gold Picton on 1976 BmW 2002 White Kirkland QC 1972 mG B Gt Blue Brossard QC 1973 alfa romeo GtV White Clarkston mi 1972 Fiat 124 Yellow toronto on 1965 mG B British racing Green Belle river on 1968 mG mGB Green Fort Erie on 1970 mallock U2 mark 8 red Guelph on 1963 mG B mallorytown on 1972 Fiat 124 spider Blue white Pierrefonds QC 1957 morgan 4 Brown tan Cudjoe Key Fl 1972 Porsche 914 red Pemberville oH 1969 triumph Gt6 Blue white 1971 Volvo 142E White 1968 triumph tr250 Yellow 1957 mG a British racing green 1972 Porsche 914 silver 1959 mG a navy blue 1974 mG B Blue 1969 Volvo 142s White 1956 mG a GROUP 2 VINTAGE HISTORIC UNDER 1.3L No. 01 06 7 8 9 10 12 18 19 21 29 35 36 43 49 53 62 67 70 73 74 87 88 89 94 97 98 100 104 123 141 199 227 256 282 311 424 456 555 757 789 Driver Burge tom Hunt Brian Gentry Harry Hooton don Chima derek lehrman stephen Govert Jeff sopp donn morgan dave ramage Jay Greenwood John Bolger dyrk schneider Henry Brown dan moore russ Poxon richard smith larry levac Erick mcrae Cam Elcomb doug rzepkowski richard Bateman Jeff Wold Greg Pratt nick macEachern Brian Paterson richard Garnett roger seneshen robert mount Frank Wildman Julie larose david Coste larry Price Bradley Cassin roger Kinsman lincoln rampe Bill milnes terry sale Harry spadaro santo Cronin Ed deshane Craig Car Colour(s) Hometown 1967 austin mini Cooper s Yellow Hamilton on 1960 austin Healey sprite British racing green Calgary aB 1962 mG midget White Knoxville tn 1959 austin Healey sprite mississauga on 1966 mG midget red akron oH alfa romeo Giulietta spyder White Katonah nY 1967 triumph spitfire Green alexandria Va 1966 triumph spitfire Green yellow Cortland nY 1968 austin mini Cooper s Green white Georgetown on morris mini Cooper Blue West lincoln on 1960 lotus seven Green silver Bethany on 1968 mini Blue white green st andrews mB 1970 Ginetta G15 White Picton on 1959 austin Healey sprite Blue Winnipeg mB 1963 triumph spitfire red Brooktondale nY 1963 Ginetta G4 Yellow Bailieboro on 1962 mG midget Green richmond Va 1972 mG midget Green ste-Constant Qu Fiat abarth Green Kingston on 1969 marcos mini marcos Gt White Chatham on 1971 mG midget Grey rochester nY 1954 Buckler autosport special silver midland on 1964 morris Cooper s White osseo mn 1965 mG midget Blue Peterborough on 1959 austin Bugeye red Flat rock nC 1966 austin Cooper s Blue cream stouffville on 1959 austin Healey sprite Green lansing nY 1967 austin mini Cooper s Purple london on 1946 mG tC Black silver Caledon on 1961 austin Healey sprite White oakville on 1970 mini Cooper s Blue l ile-Perrot QC 1965 austin mini Cooper s oEm black london on 1959 alfa romeo Giulietta spide White Brooklyn nY 1956 alfa romeo Giuliettaspider White Brookline ma 1962 morris Homebuilt Green aluminum Hannon on 1966 triumph spitfire White Webster nY 1966 austin mini Cooper s Gulf blue Caledon on 1961 austin Healey mark 1 sprite White toronto on 1958 alfa romeo Giulietta red rye Brook nY mG td red meadville Pa 1960 austin Healey sprite White lindsay on GROUP 5 CLASSIC (G70 G90) No. 00 1 02 11 12 13 16 17 18 21 23 24 36 37 41 43 47 48 49 50 52 60 63 65 067 72 73 77 83 86 87 91 Driver maclean alister akers reg Glarner rudy michalos ted Ferrier Patrick Cloutier richard Elkins Brad atkins Emily racki robert desjardins Guy nummelin Eric Fergusson al salo Kari Coey John Piper richard law ian askew Peter Young neil dukovac Josip Zurrer scott abrami Phil mason Perry Clark alister Pleasance ray Palladino mike Kurtin douglas morris alan Ballantine Gord Januszewski andy Fawcett derek offley robert service lloyd Car Colour(s) 1986 mercedes Cosworth 190e Black silver 1994 Ford Cobra r red 1974 BmW 2002 White 1996 Porsche 993 C2 red 1986 Porsche 911 Grey 1965 Ford mustang orange 1975 datsun 280Z Blue yellow 1982 Porsche 911 White 1983 Baird & travette Camaro red white 1970 Ford mustang Boss302 orange 1988 mazda rx7 White blue 1962 Jaguar E-type Blue 1971 datsun 510 Blue gold 1971 Porsche 911s 1986 Porsche 944 turbo red black 1994 acura integra red 1985 Porsche 944 White 1971 datsun 240Z Yellow 1988 BmW E30 m3 orange 1995 Ford Cascar taurus White 1988 BmW E30 m3 Green 1981 audi 80 Coupe red 1984 Porsche 944 Gold yellow Porsche 914-6 Blue 1969 Chevrolet Corvette White 1972 Porsche 911 rs Yellow 1985 BmW 323i Blue 1987 Porsche 944 Yellow 1988 Porsche 924s Yellow 1986 Porsche 944 Black 1987 Porsche 944 silver 1989 Porsche 944 turbo Black Hometown mount Elgin on newcastle on Port Perry on Guelph on Claremont on Prevost QC schomberg on toronto on Georgetown on ste-Jerome QC oakville on Guelph on Gormley on Etobicoke on Cannington on mount albert on oakville on Halton Hills on Woodbridge on deseronto on montreal QC loretto on Cameron on orangeville on maple on Georgetown on oakville on oakville on scarborough on listowel on markham on mississauga on GROUP 3 VINTAGE HISTORIC 1.3L TO 2.5L No. 00 1 3 4 5 05 7 09 16 24 25 Driver Holmes dave tosler alan samson Fred Burnett stephen Chima Craig Gidman steve sale Jeremy Eagleson Bob soden Philip Paraschuk doug acquilano James Car Colour(s) 1957 mG a red 1966 lotus Elan Blue 1969 lotus Elan 2 Blue white 1955 Jaguar 1955 special Green 1962 lotus super 7 alloy red 1963 Ginetta G4r Black 1962 lotus super seven 1967 mG B-Gt Blue 1963 mG mGB red 1972 alfa romeo spider red 1975 mG mGB Green Hometown Elmira on new York nY scarborough on Kingston on akron oH scarborough on mississauga on nepean on Pontypool on stratford on Bloomfield nY 20 i VaraC.Ca 92 94 95 96 99 109 111 113 123 129 129 136 155 160 178 192 195 222 227 229 277 321 778 strachan david mcCord Geoff mcCord rob Kontny Phil Bruce del metcalfe robert Fletcher terry dale diane Gibson sean steplock mike Watson terry Brown stewart Pascoe shaun sanderson tim Francis mike atkinson Brian Crerar ian Janusauskas Paul Ferreira Paul margolese dave Gibson ian sutherland James strelbisky michael 1962 Ford Galaxie White 1971 Porsche 911 White blue green 1972 Porsche 914-6 Yellow 1983 Porsche 944 olive green 1971 Chevrolet Corvette Yellow 1989 BmW m3 Black 1994 Chevrolet Camaro red white blue 1971 datsun 240Z Blue 1988 Honda Civic Blue orange 1969 Porsche 911 Yellow red 1969 Chevrolet Corvette Black silver 1967 Ford shelby Gt350 red 1992 acura integra red 1982 Porsche sC 1991 Chevrolet Camaro orange black 1960 daimler sP250 Blue 1989 Porsche 911 1988 BmW m3 red 1987 Porsche 944 sP2 White 1970 Porsche 914-6 Yellow red 1988 Honda Civic Black 1984 Porsche 911 Black 1988 Porsche 944 s2 red Picton on north York on toronto on ste-Eustache QC locust Hill on Kingston on dorchester on Bolton on ayr on lakefield on Pierrefonds QC Williamstown on maryhill on Pickering on lindsay on Hamilton on Picton on montreal QC oakville on Caledon Village on Waterloo on mississauga on Burlington on 54 58 65 72 77 88 91 95 99 129 136 178 195 321 Gidman steve ivory Gavin Pleasance ray Kurtin douglas Ballantine Gord Bulkowski Peter service lloyd mcCord rob Bruce del Watson terry Brown stewart Francis mike Crerar ian sutherland James 1974 Porsche 911 White 1970 Porsche 914 Black yellow Porsche 914-6 Blue 1972 Porsche 911 rs Yellow 1987 Porsche 944 Yellow 1980 triumph tr8 spyder Blue 1989 Porsche 944 turbo Black 1972 Porsche 914-6 Yellow 1971 Chevrolet Corvette Yellow 1969 Chevrolet Corvette Black silver 1967 Ford shelby Gt350 red 1991 Chevrolet Camaro orange black 1989 Porsche 911 1984 Porsche 911 Black scarborough on Baltimore on orangeville on Georgetown on oakville on Hanover on mississauga on toronto on locust Hill on Pierrefonds QC Williamstown on lindsay on Picton on mississauga on GROUP 9 VARAC GRAND PRIx No. 00 1 3 05 7 7 8 09 10 12 12 16 17 18 24 25 26 28 29 29 35 37 42 43 46 48 49 51 53 56 57 58 62 64 72 74 77 79 83 86 88 91 98 105 117 123 155 162 169 192 195 199 227 246 277 282 311 321 324 363 418 456 691 778 789 821 Driver maclean alister tosler alan samson Fred Gidman steve Gentry Harry sale Jeremy Hooton don Eagleson Bob lehrman stephen Ferrier Patrick Govert Jeff soden Philip atkins Emily sopp donn Paraschuk doug acquilano James schirano Brian lambrinos Peter Frye Henry Greenwood John Bolger dyrk Good dave allen Gary law ian Elkins Brad Young neil moore russ Holody Jim di Cesar Jason Clark Jeff Hamann stephen ivory Gavin smith larry samila ivan Kurtin douglas thomas Brian Ballantine Gord davies Walter Januszewski andy Fawcett derek Bulkowski Peter Brown mark Garnett roger Creighton Chris Vegter Harry Gibson sean Pascoe shaun Bork robert lightfoot Joe atkinson Brian Corrigan Kevin Coste larry Ferreira Paul navin richard Gibson ian Kinsman lincoln rampe Bill michalos ted sutherland James Wilson dan rupnik Chris sale Harry Herr Greg strelbisky michael deshane Craig oritt michael Car Colour(s) 1986 mercedes Cosworth 190e Black silver 1966 lotus Elan Blue 1969 lotus Elan 2 Blue white 1963 Ginetta G4r Black 1962 mG midget White 1962 lotus super seven 1959 austin Healey sprite 1967 mG B-Gt Blue alfa romeo Giulietta spyder White 1986 Porsche 911 Grey 1967 triumph spitfire Green 1963 mG mGB red 1982 Porsche 911 White 1966 triumph spitfire Green yellow 1972 alfa romeo spider red 1975 mG mGB Green 1969 triumph Gt6 Blue white 1971 Volvo 142E White 1968 triumph tr250 Yellow 1960 lotus seven Green silver 1968 mini Blue white green 1959 mG a navy blue 1974 mG B Blue 1994 acura integra red datsun 280z Blue yellow 1971 datsun 240Z Yellow 1963 triumph spitfire red 1969 Volkswagen Beetle White 1971 triumph Gt6 Blue white 1973 lotus Europa red white 1970 Porsche 914 Black yellow 1962 mG midget Green 1967 mallock mK6B silver red 1972 Porsche 911 rs Yellow 1972 mallock mark 11B Blue 1987 Porsche 944 Yellow 1971 mG B roadster Yellow 1988 Porsche 924s Yellow 1986 Porsche 944 Black 1980 triumph tr8 spyder Blue 1969 tVr s2 tangerine 1959 austin Healey sprite light green 1972 alfa romeo GtV red yellow 1967 mG BGt Blue 1988 Honda Civic Blue orange 1992 acura integra red 1962 mG a Black 1965 mG B Gold 1960 daimler sP250 Blue 1973 alfa romeo GtV White 1965 austin mini Cooper s oEm black 1987 Porsche 944 sP2 White 1968 mG mGB Green 1988 Honda Civic Black 1962 morris Homebuilt Green aluminum 1966 triumph spitfire White 1970 mallock U2 mark 8 red 1984 Porsche 911 Black 1963 mG B 1972 Fiat 124 spider Blue white 1961 austin Healey mark 1 sprite White 1972 Porsche 914 red 1988 Porsche 944 s2 red 1960 austin Healey sprite White 1958 Elva Courier White red Hometown mount Elgin on new York nY scarborough on scarborough on Knoxville tn mississauga on mississauga on nepean on Katonah nY Claremont on alexandria Va Pontypool on toronto on Cortland nY stratford on Bloomfield nY Webster nY Pickering on north Granby Ct Bethany on st andrews mB Caledon on Brooklin on mount albert on schomberg on Halton Hills on Brooktondale nY london on Brossard QC Kars on scarborough on Baltimore on richmond Va stouffville on Georgetown on Bethany on oakville on York on scarborough on listowel on Hanover on Wardsville on lansing nY schomberg on Barrie on ayr on maryhill on Buffalo nY Picton on Hamilton on Clarkston mi london on oakville on Fort Erie on Waterloo on Hannon on Webster nY Guelph on mississauga on mallorytown on Pierrefonds QC toronto on Pemberville oH Burlington on lindsay on lusby md GROUP 6 TOYO TIRES F1600 No. 1 3 4 06 8 10 11 12 13 16 21 25 27 28 40 41 42 44 50 54 59 63 69 99 Driver adams michael Hurst Ben de angelis roman mcPhail Brent Graham david Wagland Connor Britnell James lobban Graham rice Greg Kapelke Kevin Bateman James lee mike Crowder danby smith ross Cove tony Bodrug steve lobban Keith Zeller alexander mcGregor michael leis Byron adams stephen ross Gord Kitchen Bruce Willis Craig Car Colour(s) Hometown 2013 mygale sJ13 Honda White Courtice on 2014 Piper dl7 Honda orange black oakville on 2014 Piper dl7 Honda orange black Belle river on 1970 Hawke dl2-a Yellow Belle river on 1992 Van diemen rF92 Ford Blue Barrie on 1991 Van diemen rF91 Ford orange dundas on 1970 Hawke dl2 Black Belle river on 1994 Van diemen rF94 Honda Green Cambridge on 1983 reynard 83FF Ford Blue orange ransomville nY 1993 Van diemen rF93 Ford silver red Kitchener on 1999 Van diemen rF99 Honda Yellow north York on 1980 lola t540E Ford British racing green East York on 2005 Van diemen rF05 Ford orange silver odessa on 1983 reynard 83FF Ford red Westport on 1998 Van diemen rF98 Ford oshawa on 1993 Van diemen rF93 Ford Green mississauga on 1994 Van diemen rF94 Honda Yellow Caledon on 2000 Van diemen rF00 Ford Blue black orleans on 1977 lola t440 Ford Black Brantford on 1992 reynard 92FF Ford Blue Waterloo on 1992 Van diemen rF92 Ford Black Courtice on 2012 mygale sJ12 Honda Black ingersoll on 1992 Van diemen rF92 Ford Black Brantford on Georgetown on GROUP 7 FORMULA VEE SPECTACULAR No. 4 5 07 12 14 31 36 43 44 46 55 58 59 60 65 67 69 73 77 81 92 96 98 Driver martinek marshall taylor david Booth robert Bellingham Guy Wasserman Johan Garwood matt Van Hanson Peter Kingsborough Barrett Ennis desmond Brigido noel sanders Ed mitchell Bill maloney Jack davis Greg Villano Garrett Kwasnik stephen Curtis dean Wang Phil Potocki dennis Carmody raymond Clark matthew Ward Jesse murray robert Car Colour(s) 1995 Blackhole F1200 red 1976 lynx F1200 Blue 1995 Brd Formula Vee White 1997 Brd aFV02 Blue pink 1995 mysterian m2 Green 1995 Volkswagen Brd White black 1997 Brd F1200 Yellow 1973 lynx Blue 1999 adams aero F1200 Black 1992 mysterian m2 Blue 2008 Protoform P4 red 1999 Brd 1982 lynx Bullet Grey 1976 Caldwell d13 Green 1991 Brd Formula Vee Blue 2006 Womer EV-3 Black 2000 Womer EV3 red 1996 Caracal C Black green Brd Flamingo red white 1992 mysterian m2 Black 1992 rtJ -02 Candy red 1996 Brd F1200 Green 1991 stiletto stiletto red black Hometown seagrave on Waterdown on new Hampton nY Brantford on Waterdown on Phelpston on Burlington on Campbellcroft on scarborough on Brampton on interlaken nY Waterloo on Potomac md Westline Pa amherst nY syracuse nY East stroudsburg Pa Pickering on amherst nY Horseheads nY montoursville Pa Kilworthy on lindsay on GROUP 8 FLAT 6 V8 No. 8 11 12 17 18 37 Driver akers reg michalos ted Ferrier Patrick atkins Emily racki robert Coey John Car Colour(s) 1994 Ford Cobra r red 1996 Porsche 993 C2 red 1986 Porsche 911 Grey 1982 Porsche 911 White 1983 Baird & travette Camaro red white 1971 Porsche 911s Hometown newcastle on Guelph on Claremont on toronto on Georgetown on Etobicoke on Canadian HistoriC Grand Prix i 21 Want to Go raCinG By Jeremy Sale Photo by Richard Coburn GEt inVolVEd WitH tHE VintaGE aUto raCinG assoCiation oF Canada can and cannot do to your car there s nothing more frustrating than having a keen new member show up with a car that s just not oK to race. You will save time and money by asking the right questions before you do unnecessary work. don t forget there are many VaraC members ready to help you People with a similar car to yours mGB alfa romeo Porsche etc. are happy to share setup tips and where to get spare parts. of course the more cars we can get out on the track the happier we are and if we can get you out on the track you will be happy too so to summarize here are the basic steps to take. First get a membership and then join the VaraC chat group and start asking questions. Find out about getting a race licence. next decide on what car you want to race. Check the VaraC classified ads for cars. it s less expensive to have a car that s strictly for the track than to try to race a street legal car. one question sometimes asked is is it really racing the answer is most definitely yes if you are at the wheel of your 1962 mGB going into turn 8 at CtmP and there s another B going for the same corner believe me it s racing. However contact is very much frowned upon so there will be no fender rubbing or you will get a visit from the appropriate authorities. if you don t have the vintage attitude you will find yourself putting the car back on the trailer and being sent home. if you do have the right attitude you will meet a super bunch of people and have a ball racing with fellow enthusiasts. if this piques your interest my suggestion is to check out our website at You will find lots of information on how to join race cars for sale how to get a race licence and a list of contacts to get in touch with. For additional information email a s a race fan you know the reality is that lots of people have no clue about racing and fewer still know about vintage rac- ing in Canada the representative body for vintage racing is the Vintage automobile racing association of Canada (VaraC). the cars we race range from as recent as 1994 back to pre-war though most of the cars are from the 1950s-1970s. Vintage and Historic cars race together that is cars up to 1972. Group 70 are the more modern cars 1972-1989 and we have the latest addition Group 90 (1990-1995). so what this means is that somewhere in that range of years is likely a car or cars that you are a fan of. depending on your age and interests that might be anything from a fifties sports car an iconic mini a 1970s Porsche or perhaps an american muscle car or a more modern miata sports car. maybe you have thought about getting onto a racetrack and living your dream Well VaraC is here to help you have the most fun you can have in a car without getting a ticket the first thing to do is get a membership. You will then find yourself in the company of a great bunch of very helpful people who will help get you onto the track in the right car. and by the way please don t assume that whatever car you may own or be interested in buying or restoring is appropriate or legal it just might not be so don t spend a nickel until you have done the research You can buy a race ready car for anywhere from about 10 000 up to lottery dollars. Best advice Buy a car that has been raced and has at least been deemed legal by VaraC. You will avoid any problems that way. However should you already have a car street-able or otherwise that you want to race get in touch with the VaraC Eligibility Chairman first to see what you Become a VaraC member and you will have the chance to race the classic cars you had posters of in your childhood bedroom 22 i VaraC.Ca