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Keith Robinson – My Formula Ford 50th Anniversary!

  In 1967 I attended a Jim Russell Racing School class at Snetterton race track in Norfolk England.   I had been a Formula One and general road racing fan since I was about 12 years old. I don’t recall the model of car I drove but for 8 British Pounds (about $20!), a week’s […]

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Fun in Formula Ford 2012!

  By Keith Robinson I love motor racing and I’m in my fifth decade of racing. 2012 was my first complete season after returning to Formula Ford, what a blast! Working on the car whether it be maintenance, rebuilding the clutch, experimenting with suspension settings, changing gear ratios it’s all interesting and fun! Formula Fords […]

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Alan McColl’s Thoughts on the 2012 Season and Formula Ford.

    By Alan McColl  This has been a great season of racing. We have had the best weather I’ve seen in years with not one rain race this season. It has also been a great season because of the new found interest in Formula Ford with a number of drivers like Steve Hocaluk Van […]

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Alan McColl’s Secret Weapon!

The real reason that Alan McColl’s Van Diemen is so well prepared and always very competitive has finally been revealed. It is all due to his secret weapon – his Crew Chief (and grandson) Jack. Jack is not only ‘the Jack Man’ for this year but is also well along with planning the upgrades for the […]

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The Future of Formula Ford!

by Stanton Guy Not all of the folks involved in Formula Ford racing are veterans; the younger generation is always welcomed. Someone who takes this recruitment very seriously is Alan McColl, well known local racer and the first winner of the Pete Lovely Memorial Award at this year’s BC Historic Motor Races. There is no […]

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Welcome Doug Floer.

  We would like to welcome Doug Floer from Tsawwassen to our Formula Ford group.  He has just purchased  Ira Holland’s 1981 Van Diemen RF81. Doug has had some prior motorcycle racing experience and the last 2 years he has been racing karts out at the Greg Moore (Kart) Raceway in Chilliwack. We wish him […]

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Formula Ford = Fantastic Fun!

by Keith Robinson In 2001 I purchased my first Formula Ford, a 1980 Van Diemen RF 80. I had raced sedans for many years so a formula car (a dream for many years) was going to be just like driving a big go kart and I was going to show a few people just how […]

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