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META is not necessarily affiliated with any of these clubs or organizations. These links are for information purposes only.

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Local Clubs

Many META members work most of the events hosted by SCCBC, and most consider Rivers Edge Road Course in Mission Raceway Park, Mission BC to be our home track.

A number META members work most of the Cars On Ice events hosted by WICKERBASKET. Racing cars on Ice is how many drivers keep their skills honed during the winter, and many Turnworkers take this opportunity to do the same.

This organization sanctions racing in along the west coast of Canada and the US.

The International Race Drivers Club is an organization of individuals in the Pacific Northwest who share a passion for automobile road racing.

CACC is an organization that sanctions and regulates amateur auto sport events in British Columbia. The CACC does not operate or host auto-racing events.

The Burnaby Coquitlam Motorsports Assn. is a non-profit motorsport organization involved primarily in autoslalom events.

The purpose of the Club is to restore, race and exchange information concerning vintage sports and racing automobiles. The Club was established in 1976 by a group of Vancouver based friends as a means of sharing with others their enthusiasm for racing and appreciation of the incredible vintage racing machines of bygone days.

VCMC Motorsport Club was founded in 1982 by two motor racing enthusiasts, Sam OYoung and Joe Cheng. The VCMC Motorsport Club hosts Autocross events and the Velocity Driver Development Program. VCMC Motorsport Club members have amassed over 50 National Class championships in Canada and the U.S., numerous CACC Class championship titles, and CACC Rookie of the Year honours.

Knox Mountain Motor Sport hosts The Knox Mountain Hillclimb, which is an annual event testing cars and drivers on a paved road course of ten major turns, climbing 800 vertical feet over 2.2 miles.

The Westwood Karting Association was formed in 1961. In the early days, the Westwood Mountain High Raceway in Coquitlam was the clubs home. In 1989 the provincial government sold this piece of real estate. After that, Westwood Karting Association raced on parking lots throughout the Lower Mainland until the club established a new home track at Tradex in Abbotsford.

The Westwood Motorcycle Racing Club began in 1959, and enjoyed many years of competitive racing at the Westwood circuit in Port Coquitlam. The WMRC promotes fast, aggressive riding in a safe and controlled environment at Mission Raceway Park, our clubs new home since 2001, located near the scenic banks of the Fraser river in Mission, BC. We would like to mention our good friends at the Sports Car Club of British Columbia and ask you to support them by attending their races also taking place at Mission Raceway Park.

SOVREN, the Society Of Vintage Racing ENthusiasts, is a Seattle-based non-profit racing organization boasting 300 members throughout Washington, Oregon and British Columbia who are owners and admirers of older sports cars with racing histories. Ownership of a vintage race car is not necessary for membership.
Northern Alberta Sports Car Club (NASCC)
Founded in 1957, the NASCC organized its first sports car race August 16,1958 at the Edmonton International Airport. It’s first ice Race was held on Lac St. Anne at Alberta Beach, on January 8,1961. Countless rallies and slaloms have been run

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Other Turnworking Associations:

Many META members are also members of the ICSCC ROD and travel to many of the races sanctioned by ICSCC.

Canadian Race Communications Association (CRCA)

Based at Shannonville Motorsport Park, CRCA is Canada’s first and most experienced race marshalling club. It has played a significant role in the Ontario racing community since 1959, joining the Canadian Automobile Sport Clubs (CASC) in 1960, and acquiring its Federal Charter in 1962.

(ASRQ-QRFA: Association des signaleurs de la région du Québec / Quebec Region Flaggers Association)

L’Association des signaleurs de la région du Québec est une association sans but lucratif dont tous les membres sont bénévoles. La principale fonction de l’ASRQ est de fournir un service de signaleurs compétents lors des épreuves organisées dans les disciplines suivantes: circuit routier, karting et moto.
Quebec Region Flaggers Association is a non-profit association of volunteer members. The principal function of the QRFA is to provide qualified flagging and safety personnel for the following types of racing: road circuit, karting and motor bike racing.

WCMA has been delegated authority for amateur motorsports in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba by ASN Canada FIA.

MMS was originally formed in 1978,and has has created a strong working partnership with Mosport International Raceway in Ontario.

MRMCI is an Irish Motor Racing Marshalling club.

Kyalami G P Circuit, South Africa. When first the Kyalami G P Circuit was completed (1961) marshalling was provided by two separate organizations, namely TMA (Transvaal Marshals Association) and TMCC (Transvaal Motorcycle and Car Club). Each managed a portion of the circuit and the disputes over whether an incident had occurred in the one or the others sector were apparently quite spectacular. During 1971 the circuit owners stepped in and insisted that there be only one body and that that body should reside under the authority of the Circuit Owner giving rise to the birth of the Kyalami Marshals Association.

The British Motorsport Marshals Club – formerly known as the British Motor Racing Marshals Club – is the main organisation for marshals in the UK. Made up of more than 1,750 men and women drawn from all walks of life, the BMMC can lay claim to being the leading independent marshals’ club in Europe – and possibly the world. All the members of the BMMC and the related British Rally Marshals Club are unpaid volunteers who, nevertheless, pride themselves on their professionalism.

USARM (United States Auto Race Marshals) is a corner working organization that was started in 1959. The growth of USARM really escalated during the 1980’s. We now supply cornerworkers and equipment for a wide variety of car clubs, Indy Car test sessions, and professional motorcycle races at various tracks throughout California. Some of the tracks we work at are Laguna Seca, Sears Point, Thunderhill, and Buttonwillow.

The Victorian Flagmarshalling Team Inc. in Australia, is a group of volunteers who donate their time to provide trackside marshals at various motor race meetings in Victoria. Some of our members also work at the FIA F1, Champcar and Bathurst meetings.

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Other Racing Links

 

 

 

The Knox Mountain Hillclimb is an annual event, testing cars and drivers on a paved road course of ten major turns, climbing 800 vertical feet over 2.2 miles.

 

 

 

Racing photos of most racing events in the Okanagan area of British columbia.

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FIA related Links

The Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) in Paris, France, is the governing body for world motor sport and the federation of the world’s leading motoring organisations. The FIA, which roughly translates as The Internation Federtion of the Automobile, separates motoring into Touring and Sporting activities. Most countries have a national sanctioning/governing body that is a member of the FIA, in Canada it is the Canadian Autosport National Authority, ASN Canada. In the United States the national body is The Automobile Competition Committee of the United States (ACCUS)

  • ASN Canada(Autorite Sportive Nationale du Canada / Canadian Autosport National Authority)The FIA has delegated the Touring authority in Canada to our fellow FIA member, the Canadian Automobile Association. The FIA has delegated the Sporting authority to ASN Canada FIA which governs amateur and professional motorsport in Canada. A complete list of ASN Canada affiliats is available at http://www.asncanada.com/Links/Links.htm. Most motorsport in western Canada is governed by these two afilliates of ASN Canada:
  • CACC (The Confederation of Autosport Car Clubs) is an organization that sanctions and regulates amateur auto sport events in British Columbia. The CACC does not operate or host auto-racing events. That function is left to the clubs that are affiliated with the CACC. A few of the member clubs of CACC are: META, SCCBC and WICKERBASKET. A complete list of afiliate clubs can be found at http://www.caccautosport.org/affiliates.htm
  • WCMA (Western Canada Motorsport Association) is the delegated authority for amateur motorsports in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba by ASN Canada. Alist of clubs afiliated with WCMA can be found at http://www.wcma.ca/clubs.htm.

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