After a 3 week break the competitors once again gathered to fight it out for our 2 local Formula Ford championships. All the participants from the 1st race weekend, earlier in the month, were back and they were joined by William Kwan of Burnaby who was making his 1st start of the season. Race #1 Qualifying for Saturday’s race was held on a dry track under overcast skies with a threat of rain showers in the forecast. Doug Floer in his #62 Topsoft Computing Systems Inc. Van Diemen RF94 was the quickest among the Formula Ford drivers. He was followed by Keith Robinson in his #90 K&G Auto […]
The start of the 2017 race season began as a soggy affair on Saturday, not unusual for this time of the year. Thankfully the weather conditions did improve as the weekend progressed. We also had 2 new comers to the Formula Ford group join us for this first race of the year. Erle Archer in his Tiga FF79 is from Kelowna and has previously competition experience in the sports racer class and Andrew Dobbie is from Langley and he is new to the sport. We hope to see them both at the majority of our races this season. Race #1 The first qualifying session of the year, in very […]
On Sunday January 29/2017 we had our 5th annual Formula Ford Drivers brunch meeting. We had 12 drivers attend and it was a very enjoyable time. The meeting was an opportunity to catch up with friends and competitors during the off season and to engage in some friendly bench racing. The 2017 season should be very interesting as we will have a number of new drivers coming out to join our regular group from last season in addition there will also be a couple of drivers who have been away for awhile returning to the sport.
We would like to welcome Alastair Ferguson from Coquitlam to our Formula Ford group. He has just recently purchased Sean Kearney’s 1985 Van Diemen RF85. Alastair has racing in England and competed in the Classic Formula 3 Series for a number of seasons. We wish him well with his new car and many years of fun racing in Formula Ford. He is hoping to have his new car out for a number of the races this season and we look forward to seeing him in it.
The Sports Car Club of B.C. has just released their race dates for the 2017 season. There will be 6 Confederation of Car Clubs (CACC) race weekends consisting of 3 races per weekend for a total of 18 events that will make up the CACC Championship for formula cars and sedans. In addition there is also be 1 International Conference of Sports Car Clubs (ICSCC) race weekend on the September 1-4th long weekend. All these races will count towards the Sports Car Club of B.C. (SCCBC) Championship for formula cars and sedans. As is customary there will be 2 Driver Training Weekends this year. A spring date of March […]
We would like to welcome Andrew Dobbie from Langley to our Formula Ford group. He has just recently purchased a 1991 Van Diemen RF91 that was in Ottawa. Andrew is a new comer to the sport and 2017 will be his first season of racing. We wish him well with his new car and many years of fun racing in Formula Ford. We look forward to seeing him and his new car out at our first race next year.
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We would like to welcome Erle Archer from Kelowna to our Formula Ford group. He has just recently purchased Lorne Andras’ 1979 Tiga FF79. Erle has been racing a Birken S3 (Lotus Super 7 replica) at Mission Raceway for several years now in the Sports Racing class. We wish him well with his new car and many years of fun racing in Formula Ford. He is hoping to have his new car out for the majority, if not all, of the races next season and we look forward to seeing him out in it.
On October 29/2016 the Sports Car Club of B.C. (SCCBC) presented their year end awards at the The Coast Hotel & Convention Centre in Langley. The top 2 finishers in the Formula Ford Championship received their trophies for their fine season long performances. In 1st place was Alan McColl with 185 points, in 2nd place was Doug Floer with 152 points. Congratulations to the both of them for their efforts this past season. Then on November 20th the Confederation of Autosport Car Clubs (CACC) handed out their year end awards at the Delta Town and Country Inn as part of their Fall General Meeting. In Formula Ford the Champion […]
This final race weekend of the 2016 season was dedicated to the memory of long time Westwood racer and Sports Car Club of B.C. member Tony Morris who passed away earlier this year after a courageous battle with cancer. He will be missed in our local racing community. Race #1 With only 1 point separating Doug Floer and Alan McColl in the CACC Formula Ford Championship and 21 points separating them in the SCCBC Formula Ford Championship this final race weekend had a lot riding on it. For both these competitors good finishes in all 3 races this weekend were going to be essential in order to claim […]