Racing season opens at Mission track

The Sports Car Club of B.C. will open the 2011 Road Race Season in the Lower Mainland with their first event at the Mission Raceway Park Road Course on April 16-17.

The weekend will feature the first round of The Confederation of Autosport Car Clubs (CACC) 2011 championship along with Race #1 of the Westcoast Sportscar Championship (WSC) for a full weekend of action-packed road racing.

Gates open at 9 a.m. Bring the whole family. Parking, grandstand seating and paddock entrance are free.

The Mission Raceway Park Road Course is a challenging 1.5 mile long, nine-turn race track, incorporating a mix of high speed and slow turns, in addition to a long front straight. Viewing from the grandstands offers a spectacular view of nearly three-quarters of the racecourse

More racing dates are scheduled as follows:

May 14-15 CACC #2, WSC #2

June 11-12 VRCBC B.C. Historic Motor Races

June 18-19 ICSCC #1

July 9-10 CACC #3, WSC #3

August 6-7 CACC #4 – Children’s Charity Grand Prix

September 3-5 ICSCC #2 & 3

October 8-9 CACC #5, WSC #5