Author Archives: Nate Elkan

24 Nov

SCCBC’s Bill Okell inducted to the Victoria Auto Racing Hall of Fame

SCCBC’s Bill Okell inducted to the Victoria Auto Racing Hall of Fame

A long time SCCBC member, Bill Okell has been iducted into the Victoria Auto Racing Hall of fame this year. Congratulations Bill! A CTV news reporter once asked Bill Okell why he raced the same sports car for over 40 … Read More

10 May

Mazda Canada Unflagging Support for Racing in BC

Mazda Canada Unflagging Support for Racing in BC

With a level of generosity that has characterized their support for racing in BC, Mazda Canada has once again stepped forward to provide a pair of Mazda vehicles for the 2019 racing season. These sporty yet elegant cars will provide … Read More

09 Feb

SCCBC’s Al Ores Named to Burnaby Sports Hall of Fame

SCCBC’s Al Ores Named to Burnaby Sports Hall of Fame

Al Ores, SCCBC member since 1968, has a lifetime of motorsport achievements. Most recently, Al was honoured with an induction to the Burnaby Sports Hall of Fame in the Builder category. In 1953, Al moved from Slovenia to Canada and, … Read More

09 Feb

SCCBC’s Andy Pearson Inducted to Motorsport Pioneer Society

SCCBC’s Andy Pearson Inducted to Motorsport Pioneer Society

Long-time SCCBC member Andy Pearson was recently inducted into the Greater Vancouver Motorsport Pioneer Society. Each year the society selects motorsport pioneers to be honoured at the society‚Äôs annual induction ceremony. The Society’s inductees have contributed significantly to the sport … Read More

30 Nov

2018 SCCBC Annual Award Winners

2018 SCCBC Annual Award Winners

The Sports Car Club of BC held its annual Awards Banquet on October 27, 2018 at the Coast Hotel in Langley. The event, organized by Roland Stec and hosted by MC Ray Stec, was well attended by SCCBC members, spouses … Read More

19 Apr

Big-time Grandstanders

Big-time Grandstanders

The River’s Edge Road Course at Mission Raceway Park has just received a face-lift that fans will love. Gone is the rickety wooden grandstand structure, replaced by a large and new (to us) set of sturdy metal grandstands, built on … Read More

19 Dec

Long-time Motorsport Enthusiast Robin Fairservice Passes

Long-time Motorsport Enthusiast Robin Fairservice Passes

The recent passing of Robin Fairservice, a long-time and notable motorsport enthusiast and worker, was memorialized in the following passage from Peter Weedon, former Pit Pass editor and long-time friend of Robin. On Dec 11th 2017, the world became a … Read More

16 Dec

Viva La Carrera – Karlo Flores at La Panamericana 2017

Viva La Carrera – Karlo Flores at La Panamericana 2017

By Karlo Flores After barely missing first place in La Panamericana 2016, I was left pondering, what next for gorgeous Nina and I? An engine refresh was in order and while coordinating the refresh with Greg Aronson of Fat Performance, … Read More

10 Nov

Mitch Egner Wins the 2017 Pacific F2000 Championship

Mitch Egner Wins the 2017 Pacific F2000 Championship

After winning the Sports Car Club of B.C. Formula Continental Championship in 2016, SCCBC member Mitch Egner of West Kelowna set his sights south of the border to take on the 2017 Pacific F2000 series with a six weekend, 12 … Read More

04 Nov

2017 SCCBC Annual Award Winners

2017 SCCBC Annual Award Winners

The Sports Car Club of BC held its annual Awards Banquet on October 28, 2017 at the Coast Hotel in Langley. The event, organized by Roland Stec and hosted by MC Ray Stec, was well attended by SCCBC members, spouses … Read More