Race 1 of the new 2017 Touring Car Proxy was run in Australia on October 11 and as predicted the lap record for this class was broken by 4 cars – One of them was Cgyracer’s (Rob’s) Peugeot who finished 4th. Lez it was reported had traction problems ended up 19th. Congrats to Dariusz from Edmonton for winning the race. … More Touring Car Proxy Round #1 Australia
Congratulations to our own Richard H for his third place podium finish in his first Proxy race! Richard’s #17 “dirty” Cooper proved to be the giant killer, much as it had in the 1967 South African Grand Prix. It won every heat in his group and was remarkably consistent across all drivers, both in terms of fastest lap times and lap count. … More F1 1967 Scratch Build Proxy Rounds 1 & 2 Quebec
Round #8 was ran August 12th on the Targa track in Burnaby BC. The Targa track was recently rebuilt into a three lane 80.5 foot track with no squeezes.
The Kelowna boys did well again finishing in the O2 class:
3rd – Rob 1970 Camaro
7th – Lezlie 1969 Camaro
14th – Randy 1970 Cuda
In the U2 class Lezlie finished 7th with his Cortin … More Trans AM Proxy Round #8 Burnaby
Round #7 of the Trans AM proxy brought the cars home to Kelowna to race on Lezlie’s Canalami track. Qualifying was ran on the Thursday afternoon with Lezlie driving while Rob and Randy marshalled and record kept. Once qualifying was done the cars were grouped into three’s for the race day. Sunday July 2nd brought eight KSCC regulars out for the actual race, so grateful for all the help! The drivers and marshals all did a fabulous job, a number of cars were very surprisingly quick and easy handling with fast lap times in the mid six second range. After a long five hours of racing all 45 cars we completed Round #7! … More Trans AM Proxy Round #7 Kelowna
The TransAm Proxy Round #6 was held in Edmonton on their Club’s 76 foot long track. Edmonton’s track is a very fast four lane track where the cars could really open up their speed. Dariusz our host did a great job reporting and included live video of all the action…..proxy reporting at its best! Kelowna’s cars did very well again with all three O2 class cars finishing in the top ten….absolutely fantastic in this huge field!
In the U2 class Lezlie’s Cortina finished 5th another fantastic result!
After six rounds all three of the Kelowna O2 class cars are in the top ten in the standings. … More TransAm Proxy Round #6 Edmonton
Round #5 of the 2017 TransAm proxy was underway this past weekend in Ontario on Bob Chapman’s track in Picton Ontario.
The Kelowna cars did well again in the 46 car field….Rob – 4th, Randy – 8th, and Lez 12th in the O2 class. In the U2 class Lez’s Cortina finish 6th … More TransAm Proxy Round #5 Ontario
The Group 5 cars made their way to the final round at the Killarney track in Chilliwack owned by “F1Fan” Chris. A great amount of work was done for this round as video was live streamed on YouTube for both the qualifying and race. Heli_ca from Edmonton had the fastest qualifying lap time of 3.815s and also won the race with the fantastic BMW 320i he built.
Kelowna’s results were:
17th Lez … More Round #10 Group 5 Proxy Chilliwack
The Group 5 proxy arrived in Kelowna at the Quail Ridge Speedway track after a fantastic Calgary run round. Many thanks to Don, Richard, Henning, Randy, Lezlie, and Rob for the volunteer efforts to run a quality race. Everyone was very impressed with all the cars and especially how smooth the cars were, it was sure a pleasure to drive and to see each group of cars get better and better as the afternoon wore on … More 2017 Round #9 Group 5 Proxy Kelowna
WOW a big surprise win for Kelowna in Calgary! The Group 5 Proxy stopped for a race at the Rocky Mountain Racers Club on their Silverado track in Calgary. The Calgary fellas did a great job streaming both the qualifying and racing on Facebook.
Kelowna’s results were fantastic with all three cars finishing in the top ten. … More Group 5 Proxy Round #8 Calgary
In early April the Group 5 cars made their way to the Edmonton club’s track. This track is a long 76 foot track with several long straights resulting in some cars really opening up and showing their speed. Our host Dariusz and the rest of the Edmonton crew did a fantastic job qualifying and racing the cars along with posting video. The Kelowna cars all raced well with good results. 4th Rob 10th Lezlie 12th Leo … More Group 5 Proxy Round #7 Edmonton