Sports Cars

Bill Okell shows off his gold medal with Flatout Motorsport’s 1994 Mazda Miata, after a surprise GTL class victory at the Sports Car Club of America 29th American Road Race of Champions. (Courtesy Bill Okell)

Saanich driver wins gold south of the border at 29th American Road Race of Champions

Bill Okell was nearly certain he had finished in second place

 

Classic British vehicles line the field for Jaguars on the Island at Windsor Park on Saturday (July 23). (Evert Lindquist/News Staff)

Jaguars and other collector cars bring the heat to Oak Bay

Decades worth of awe-inspiring automobiles hit the lawn and street

 

Supplied photo of the old Saratoga Speedway oval.

Black Creek neighbours escalate Saratoga Speedway noise complaints

‘You need to start protecting this community and the individuals in it’

 

Sports Car Club of America U.S. Majors Tour second-place finisher Jerry Olsen, left, joins H Production class race winner Bill Okell on the podium at High Plains Raceway near Denver on Aug. 22. (Photo courtesy Bill Okell/Colorado Region SCCA)

Saanich sports car driver qualifies for Indy, and then some during Denver races

Bill Okell chalks up a first and a second, needing only to complete 50 per cent of laps

Sports Car Club of America U.S. Majors Tour second-place finisher Jerry Olsen, left, joins H Production class race winner Bill Okell on the podium at High Plains Raceway near Denver on Aug. 22. (Photo courtesy Bill Okell/Colorado Region SCCA)
There’s a makeover for the Crosstrek, yes, but also a newly optional 2.5-litre four-cylinder engine. PHOTO: SUBARU

The Auto Sleuth: Hot off the press!

The Subaru Crosstrek, Mustang GT350 and more

  • Nov 26, 2020
There’s a makeover for the Crosstrek, yes, but also a newly optional 2.5-litre four-cylinder engine. PHOTO: SUBARU
The Porsche 911’s confidence-inspiring nature is what makes the car great.

2020 Porsche 911 4S

A seriously quick rear-engine marvel

  • Oct 29, 2020
The Porsche 911’s confidence-inspiring nature is what makes the car great.
Quocksister sold a Batmobile replica at the 2020 Barrett-Jackson Auction. (Sarah Schuchard/ News Staff)

Victoria dealer sells Batmobile replica at Arizona auction

Tim Quocksister sells Batmobile replica for $165,000 US at auction in Scottsdale, Ariz.

  • May 25, 2020
Quocksister sold a Batmobile replica at the 2020 Barrett-Jackson Auction. (Sarah Schuchard/ News Staff)
What is your favourite chocolate bar? (Philip Wolf photo)

PQBeat Podcast: What’s your favourite chocolate bar?

Listen: The merits of minis, the divisive powers of a Cherry Blossom and more

  • Apr 19, 2020
What is your favourite chocolate bar? (Philip Wolf photo)
PQB News/VI Free Daily publisher Peter McCully, sporting an impressive 1970s hairdo, and his old 240Z. (Photo submitted)

PQBeat Podcast: Talking cars with Philip Wolf and Peter McCully

Listen: Chat includes best and worst vehicles, dream rides and more

  • Mar 29, 2020
PQB News/VI Free Daily publisher Peter McCully, sporting an impressive 1970s hairdo, and his old 240Z. (Photo submitted)