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SMC 2016...

the 10th annual SMC is coming soon...stay tuned...

^^^posted on aug 1 2016                                                       


SMC 2015...

Big thanks to all the SMC 2015 participants for another wildy successful and FUN year!!

Special congrats to SMC 2015 winner Stephanie Cook in her 1969 autostick beetle...

^^^ photo by Aaron Cook 


^^^ posted on aug 1 2016                                                            


SMC 2014 RESULTS ARE NOW POSTED!!!


Please see the SMC 2014 page for info...

http://www.freewebs.com/stockmotorchallenge/smc2014.htm


^^^pic by Dave Hord


^^^posted on february 10 2015                                                                                


The SMC 2013 is over and it was a huge SUCCESS!!!

Big thanks to all our participants, spectators, sponsors and fans!!

Official results, recap, and pics will be posted soon!

Stay Tuned!!!


^^^posted on august 29 2013                                                                                    


BIG NEWS!!!


AVR Import Specialties has graciously stepped up to sponsor the SMC 2013!!

Guaranteed cool prizes ready to be won by SMC participants!

Make sure you call or visit Art, Vic or Rob at AVR for all your ACVW & H2OVW needs!!

Thanks guys!!


http://avrparts.com




^^^posted on july 24 2013                                                                                               



SMC 2013 - COMING SOON!!!


August 23rd 2013 (to be exact)...

Held in conjunction with the Great Canadian VW Show 2013

http://www.gcvws.com

More details to follow...

Stay tuned!!!



^^^posted on june 25th 2013                                                                               



SMC 2012 RESULTS & PICS!!!


All the results and pics from the SMC 2012 are now posted up for your viewing pleasure...


http://www.freewebs.com/stockmotorchallenge/smc2012.htm


Big thanks again to all of our sponsors, fans & supporters and participants!


We'll see you all back on the 1/4 very soon for the SMC 2013!!!


Cheers


Silas



^^^posted on february 6 2013                                                                                              



BIG NEWS!!!


The DVKK has once again stepped up and will be donating cash prizes to certain lucky participants in the 2012 SMC!!!


So come on out and give yourself a chance to win some cold, hard cash!


RACE DAY IS TOMORROW (Friday August 24 2012)!!!



^^^posted on august 23 2012                                                                                                   



Race day for the 2012 SMC is this Friday August 24th 

(see below for details)!!!


Check it out...more cool prizes for the 2012 SMC!!!


It might be from Autumn 2011, but it's a collectors item for sure!!!


Airmighty issue #07, featuring coverage of the 20th annual Great Canadian VW Show aswell as a cool article on Ken Kings 1952 24A Columbian Barndoor build, coverage of EBI4, Bad Camberg and VW Treffen in Japan...and lots of other cool stuff too!! 


A killer mag and a great read!!!


The 2 issues and stickers below will be available as prizes for two lucky participants in the 2012 SMC!!!



For more info on the Airmighty Megascene mag, follow the link below...


http://airmighty.com/index/2011-2/


We'll see you on the track!!!


^^ posted on august 22 2012                                                                             


UPDATE...

Check out the fresh plaques for the custom one-off trophies that are being made for the 2012 SMC...


^^^posted on august 20 2012                                                                                                


STOCK MOTOR CHALLENGE 2012...


-This Friday August 24th 2012 


-Mission Raceway Park, Mission, British Columbia


-Gates open at 430pm, tech opens shortly after that, racing starts at 530pm and ends at 11pm


-Open to all vehicles powered by stock displacement aircooled vw motors (see rules for details)


-Trophies for 1st, 2nd & 3rd plus lots of other loot to be won!!!


-Sponsored by the Zündfolge Car Club and AVR Import Specialties!!


http://avrparts.com/



Come on out and enjoy some fun on the 1/4 mile with your stocker!!


It's always good times, with great friends and sweet cars!!


^^^posted on aug 19 2012                                                                               




OFFICIAL RESULTS FROM THE SMC 2011 HAVE BEEN POSTED...

My sincere appologies for the long overdue wait.

Please see the SMC History & Results page...

http://www.freewebs.com/stockmotorchallenge/smchistoryresults.htm

And stay tuned for the SMC 2012!!!


^^^posted on july 11th 2012                                                                                                


THE SMC 2011 WAS A HUGE SUCCESS!!!

We had the best turnout in the history of the SMC with 13 cars and 14 drivers!! Every driver had a chance to make multiple passes and everyone had a great time!!!

After all the numbers were crunched the results were...


- 1st - Shane - BC - 1965 Bug - 1600dp



- 2nd - Derek - BC - 1967 Bug - 1600sp



- 3rd - Steve - WA - 1977 Bradley GT2 - 1600dp



- Spirit of the Stock Motor Challenge Award - 

  Carlos - BC - 1968 Bug - 1600dp


Honourable Mention...

- Vic - BC - 1964 Notchback - 1500S

- Dave - BC - 1971 Super Beetle - 1600dp

- Les - BC - 1962 Type 34 Razor Ghia - 1500sp

- Connor - BC - 1971 Super Beetle - 1600dp

- Steve - WA - 1969 Bug - 1500sp

- Justin - BC - Herbie - 1600dp

- Art - BC - 1974 Super Beetle - 1600dp

- Jeremy - BC - 1959 Bug - 1200sp

- Rob - BC - 1958 Karmann Ghia - 36hp

- Christine - BC - 1951 Bug - 25hp


THANK YOU VERY MUCH TO ALL THE PARTICIPANTS FOR COMING OUT AND RACING IN THE SMC!!! YOU ARE THE TRUE HEROES OF THIS CLASS AND YOU ALL REALLY MAKE IT ALOT OF FUN!!!


ALSO SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS THE ZUNDFOLGE CAR CLUB, http://avrparts.com/ AND http://www.tagwhistler.com/ 

AND THE DVKK!!!


FULL RESULTS, TIMES AND PICTURES FROM THE SMC 2011 WILL BE POSTED IN THE NEXT FEW WEEKS SO PLEASE STAY TUNED TO THIS SITE!!!


Thank you all,

Silas


^^^posted on Aug 30 2011                                                                  


TOMORROW IS RACE DAY!!

- The DVKK has generously donated $200 to the prize pool!!! This will go to a participant(s) of their choice. Maybe the fastest? Maybe the slowest? Maybe the oldest car? Maybe the one who breaks? It's all up for grabs!!!

also...

- We've got some great custom one of a kind trophies for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place!!!

We've got incredible prizes from our sponsor http://avrparts.com/

- We've got the "Spirit of the SMC" award...a gift certificate for 2 to any daytime adventure at http://www.tagwhistler.com/

There is alot of loot to be won and alot of fun to be had...so come on out and be a part of it!!!

We'll see you at the track!!!

AND DONT FORGET...THIS IS ALL PART OF THE GREAT CANADIAN VW SHOW WEEKEND...3 DAYS OF FUN, FRIENDS, VWS AND SUNSHINE...ALL HAPPENING THIS WEEKEND!!!

http://gcvws.com/



^^^posted on aug 25 2011                                                    


THIS JUST IN...

The fine folks at TAG Whistler (The Adventure Group Whistler) have just sweetened the prize pool by donating a Gift Certificate for 2 for any one of their Daytime Adventures!!

Check them out at http://www.tagwhistler.com/

We here at SMC Headquarters have decided that this prize will be given away as "The Spirit of the SMC" award.

This means every participant is eligible to win!!! All you have to do is show up & race!!

So come on out and join in the fun!!!


^^^posted on Aug 20 2011                                           


IMPORTANT SMC UPDATE!!!


I just wanted to mention a few things to make sure everyone knows what to do and 

just how easy and fun it is to enter the SMC!!


-SMC entry fee = $0

-Mission Raceway Park Street Legal Drag Racing entry fee = $35


So what does that mean and what should you do...?


-1- Show up at Mission Raceway at 4pm on Friday August 26th, gates open at 430pm, tell them you'll 

      be racing in the Sport Compact Class for the Street Legals and pay your $35 entry fee.


-2- Prepare your car for tech, go to and pass tech, and return to the pit area.


-3- Find the SMC/Zündfolge Car Club pit area. There will be a large, grey enclosed car trailer with a green 

      & gold Suburban parked in front of it, and a big blue event tent beside the trailer with a Zündfolge 

      Car Club banner hanging on the side of it. This is where you register for the SMC. Find me (Silas = tall, 

      skinny, white dude...ask around...i wont be hard to find) and sign up!!!


-4- Racing starts around 530pm and goes until 11pm-ish. Make as many runs down the 1/4 as you like, keep

      your time slips and show them to me after each run or at the end of the night.


-5- Have fun!!! It's always a great night with good friends and nice cars!! Come on out and be a part of it!!!


Cheers,

Silas


^^^posted on august 15 2011                                                    


Come on out for the Stock Motor Challenge 2011!! It's going to be fun!!!  

430pm August 26 2011 @ Mission Raceway!!!

Held in conjunction with the Great Canadian VW Show August 26/27/28 2011!!

^^^pic by steve


^^^posted on july 17th 2011                                                                          


SMC 2011   

*6th Annual Stock Motor Challenge (SMC)

*1/4 Mile Drag Racing Class Open To All Aircooled VW's Powered by Stock Displacement Motors

*August 26th 2011 @ 430pm Until Dark

*Mission Raceway Park

  http://www.missionraceway.com/contact_us.php

*Sponsored by AVR Import Specialties

  http://www.avrparts.com/

  And

  The Zündfolge Car Club

*Lots of Prizes and Lots of Fun!!!

*Held In Conjunction With The 12th Annual DVKK Strip Show And The 20th Annual Great Canadian VW Show Weekend!!!

  http://www.gcvws.com/

*Please Visit The Pages On This Site For More SMC Rules, Pics & History and Stay Tuned for More Info!!!


^^^posted on july 3rd 2011                                           


Coverage of the 2010 Stock Motor Challenge from the Feb 2011 UltraVW...!!!

We were lucky enough to receive some great press in the February 2011 edition of UltraVW magazine as part of their feature on The 2010 Great Canadian VW Show!

Too cool!!! 

And stay tuned for the 2011 Stock Motor Challenge!!!


^^^ posted on may 9 2011                                                                      


The 2010 Stock Motor Challenge is in the books!!!

We had our best turnout to date with 7 cars and 8 drivers and everyone got a chance to make multiple passes on what turned out to be a great evening at the track.

Some highlights from the 2010 season include the "Frose brothers grudge match" with Rob & Lorne taking turns piloting their 67 down the track to see who could log the best times & KMH...Carlos participating in an unprecidented 5th straight SMC (that's every year since it's inception)...Shawns front suspension bouncing down the track...Lucas logging time on the track as the SMC's youngest driver ever (he's still got his N)...Blair driving his super clean Type III Fastback for the second year in a row...and Bruce setting new SMC records for lowest ET and highest KMH!!!

For the first time ever we had the "Spirit of the Stock Motor Challenge" award. This year the award was a Gift Certificate for 2 for an incredible outdoor mountain adventure from TAG Whistler.

This year the "Spirit of the Stock Motor Challenge" award was presented to Dave for racing his 1969 bus. And although this might not seem like a big deal...I'll explain why we chose Dave as the winner. Dave had just purchased his bus less than 2 weeks prior to the 2010 SMC and had barely enough time to get the drivers seat warm (let alone assess the reliability of the motor). Dave also spent quite a bit of time in the Tech Inspection. The first issue was that he only had an International Drivers License...which shouldn’t be a problem...except for the fact that he had forgotten it back in the pits...and after a little running around it was retrieved and submitted to the Tech Inspector (who was still a little perplexed to see an International DL). The second issue was that Dave was wearing shorts and the Mission Raceway rulebook clearly states that all drivers/racers must wear pants. So after a quick discussion and a little searching Dave found a pair of pants to borrow...his wife's (although she looks a lot better in them than you do buddy )!!!

So after all of that Dave finally got a chance to race his bus down the 1/4 mile!!! And even though his ET and KMH are average for a bus running in the SMC...it was Dave’s determination, perseverance and great attitude that made the SMC judges choose him as the recipient of the 2010 "Spirit of the Stock Motor Challenge" award.

I would like to personally thank ALL of the participants for their dedication and enthusiasm!! You are what the SMC is all about and it was so great to have such an amazing crew of people out on the track with their stockers.

Also...a heartfelt thank-you to our sponsors...

AVR Import Specialties...http://www.avrparts.com/

TAG Whistler...http://www.tagwhistler.com/

The Zündfolge Car Club

Also...thank you very much to everyone that continues to support the SMC and offer encouragement and come out to the track and watch us race! We really appreciate all your kind words and moral support!!

Final results are posted on the SMC 2010 Results page and pictures from the 2010 season (including pics from the pit area at the track, the racing and the awards presentation) are posted on the Pictures page.

So until the Stock Motor Challenge 2011...keep those stockers tuned & ready to roll!!!

 

^^^posted on october 3 2010                                                                                  

 

TROPHIES FOR THE STOCK MOTOR CHALLENGE 2010...

 

^^^posted on august 4 2010                                                        

 

THIS JUST IN!!!!


http://www.tagwhistler.com/ 


The Adventure Group Whistler has just sweetened the prize pot by donating a gift certificate for 2 for any one of their adventures!!


The Adventure Group is a new adventure company that represents Outdoor Adventures, Wedge Rafting and Wildplay Element Parks in Whistler...so there are lots of choices for the winner (see the link above)! it looks like alot of fun!!


we have decided that this will be awarded as the "Spirit of the Stock Motor Challenge" prize. that means that it might not neccesarily go to the 1st, 2nd or 3rd place participant but could be awarded to any one of the participants. it may be the person with the oldest car or the newest car...the best reaction time or the worst reaction time...the person who lives farthest away or the person who lives next door to the track...maybe the person with the most consistent et's after 3 runs...or maybe it'll go to the person who looks like they're having the most fun...


the winner will be decided by a small and unbiased panel of judges.


so any one that enters the SMC 2010 will be eligible to win this prize!!


so come on out an give'er a go!!


and a big hearty thank you to The Adventure Group Whistler for coming on board!!


PLUS...


we are again very lucky to have support and sponsorship from...  


AVR Import Specialties...thanks guys!!!


http://www.avrparts.com/


AND...


The Zündfolge Car Club 


 

 

^^^posted on july 26 2010                                                            


 


 

^^^posted on july 9 2010                                                            

 

Stock Motor Challenge 2010!!!

430PM FRIDAY AUGUST 6TH @ MISSION RACEWAY PARK!!!!

hey y'all...it's that time again!!!

the 5th annual Stock Motor Challenge version 2010 will be held at Mission Raceway Park on August 6th (in conjunction with the DVKK strip show) as part of the Great Canadian VW Show weekend. the SMC is open to all Volkswagens powered by stock displacement motors. whether it be a type I, II, III, IV, coachbuilt, buggy, rail...heck...we'll even let the custom trikes run... :D

the name of the game as always is to have some FUN!!! meet some cool, like minded acvw gear heads and get out on the 1/4 mile to give it a try. you wont regret it!!!

trophies will be awarded for 1st, 2nd & 3rd...and there will also be runner up prizes available!!

so spread the word and lets make this the best year yet!!

for more info, rules & pics...please visit the pages on this site!

we'll see you at the track... 

^^^posted on july 5 2010                                                                                            

 

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