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BC Sports Hall of Fame is holding a Greg Moore lap of honour. (Special to The News)

BC Sports Hall of Fame hosts virtual race in memory of Maple Ridge’s Greg Moore

Memorial iRacing event will start on Monday, Oct. 3 at 1 p.m.

 

Alex Zuccaro leads the pack in a recent Mission Raceway Park race. (Brent Martin/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge driver races against the clock to become a top 3 driver in his category

Alex Zuccaro will compete at Mission Raceway Park’s Pro-3 championship this weekend

 

Rick Higgs and Micke Pettersson car for Alcan 5000 event. (Micke Pettersson Facebook/Special to the News)

Maple Ridge man embarks on a 5,040-mile journey in his second driving rally

Rick Higgs will travel across Washington, BC, Northwest Territories, and Alberta in 10-day race

 

Ian Wood revealed his plans for a Greg Moore statue at Mission Raceway on Saturday with this mock up. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge race car legend being immortalized with statue

Ian Wood is trying to honour Greg Moore’s memory with a new piece of art

Ian Wood revealed his plans for a Greg Moore statue at Mission Raceway on Saturday with this mock up. (Special to The News)
Maple Ridge’s Peter Strachan will be driving #52, his 1972 Datsun 51, in next weekend’s race at Mission Raceway Park. (Brent Martin/Special to The News)

Vintage racers host Greg Moore dedication ceremony Saturday

At least one Maple Ridge racer, and Moore’s father Ric will be on hand for race action in Mission

  • Aug 1, 2022
Maple Ridge’s Peter Strachan will be driving #52, his 1972 Datsun 51, in next weekend’s race at Mission Raceway Park. (Brent Martin/Special to The News)
Maple Ridge resident Howard Whitlock will be racing his #42 Camaro this weekend at the first road race event of the 2022 Sports Car Club of B.C. season at Mission Raceway Park. (Brent Martin Photography/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows drivers part of weekend races

Sports Car Club hosts first event of 2022 at Mission Raceway Park

Maple Ridge resident Howard Whitlock will be racing his #42 Camaro this weekend at the first road race event of the 2022 Sports Car Club of B.C. season at Mission Raceway Park. (Brent Martin Photography/Special to The News)
Drifting was introduced to the track several years ago, and now a number of associations run programs out of Mission. / Blair Howard Photography

Mission Raceway speeds out of pandemic lull by expanding operations

More motorsports and a bigger schedule planned for upcoming season

Drifting was introduced to the track several years ago, and now a number of associations run programs out of Mission. / Blair Howard Photography
Shawn Driver proudly stands next to his in Sooke shop. (Bailey Moreton - Sooke News Mirror)

Fast enough for you? Vancouver Island racer hits record speed of 468 km/h

High-speed driver Shawn Driver is breaking records, but still wants to go faster

Shawn Driver proudly stands next to his in Sooke shop. (Bailey Moreton - Sooke News Mirror)
Pitt Meadows driver Jason Wesson is anxious to get back on the track for some race action next weekend in Mission. (<a href="http://martinsactionphotography.smugmug.com/" target="_blank">Brent Martin</a>/Special to The News)

Pitt Meadows driver revs up for race action

Jason Wesson is excited to get back on the track at Mission Raceway July 24 and 25

Pitt Meadows driver Jason Wesson is anxious to get back on the track for some race action next weekend in Mission. (<a href="http://martinsactionphotography.smugmug.com/" target="_blank">Brent Martin</a>/Special to The News)
Canadian driver Paul Tracy pulls out of the pits during the morning session at the Molson Indy in Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, July 26, 2003 (CP/Richard Lam)

Vancouver one step closer to hosting Formula E electric car race

The 2022 Vancouver E-Prix would be part of a three-day event focused on climate and sustainability

Canadian driver Paul Tracy pulls out of the pits during the morning session at the Molson Indy in Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, July 26, 2003 (CP/Richard Lam)
Canadian driver Paul Tracy pulls out of the pits during the morning session at the Molson Indy in Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, July 26, 2003 (CP/Richard Lam)

Vancouver is considering hosting a Formula E race using electric cars

The race would be part of a three-day event focused on climate and sustainability

Canadian driver Paul Tracy pulls out of the pits during the morning session at the Molson Indy in Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, July 26, 2003 (CP/Richard Lam)
Tyler Rowse flashed a thumbs-up after a a stolen trailer with his go-kart was retrieved on Friday March 6, less than 24 hours after it was stolen (Facebook)

From theft to recovery in less than 24 hours; how young racers got their go-karts back

After Thursday theft from Langley Quarter Midget Association track, a social meda ‘blast’ found them

Tyler Rowse flashed a thumbs-up after a a stolen trailer with his go-kart was retrieved on Friday March 6, less than 24 hours after it was stolen (Facebook)
Full throttle for David Smith

Full throttle for David Smith

Entrepreneur, adventurer and race car builder lives life at top speed

  • Feb 17, 2020
Full throttle for David Smith