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VARAC debuts Group 90 and Classic Grid at CTMP this weekend‏ photo: Peter Viccary

VARAC debuts Group 90 and Classic Grid at CTMP this weekend‏

Written by  on Tuesday, 28 April 2015 09:33

@VARACBoD • @CTMPOfficial • TORONTO, ON (April 27, 2015) - The Vintage Automobile Racing Association of Canada will debut the newly named "Classic" grid, which includes both Group 70+ and Group 90 cars, at the May 2/3 BEMC Spring Trophy Races at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.

"With the new race class of Group 90 being added in 2015, VARAC has expanded the eligible age of historic race cars to include the racing period of 1990 to 1994." says Del Bruce, VARAC's President and Race Director. "We believe this is a very positive move in response to the interest in newer cars. We hope to see a good number of these cars joining us at BEMC and of course, at the Canadian Historic Grand Prix, June 19-21."

There are three race events on the VARAC race calendar in May; the BEMC event, to be followed by the Vintage/Historic grid's season opener on May 22-24 at the Mont Tremblant "Spring Classic", then on May 30/31 VARAC has added a non-points "Sportsman" race to the schedule, MCO's new for 2015 Calabogie "May Madness".

The highlight of VARAC's season, the Canadian Historic Grand Prix, takes place Father's Day Weekend, June 19-21 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. The event continues to celebrate the history of Canadian motorsport and this year will feature the entire history of Formula Ford, including the Oliver Clubine Memorial race, run groups for all eras of Formula Fords and a special addition, the Toyo Tires F1600 Series at the CHGP as part of their championship schedule. 

VARAC's 2015 race schedule can be found at: http://varac.ca/events/

For more information on VARAC: www.varac.ca

For more information on VARAC's Canadian Historic Grand Prix: www.canadianhistoricgrandprix.com

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 1994 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 2015 CHGP will feature Formula Ford.

From: VARAC Communications Director: Diane Dale

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