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The 2018 drag racing season comes to an end

OSOYOOS, BC – Wine Country Racing Association (WCRA) winds up the 2018 season on Canadian Thanksgiving weekend in Osoyoos, BC. The cool air temperatures make for happy engines and enthusiastic drag racers.

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Drag racers wave goodbye to summer

OSOYOOS, BC – The long, hot summer nights may be in the rearview mirror for the Okanagan Valley, but the drag racing season is far from over.

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WCRA hosts drag racing at Osoyoos last Sunday

OSOYOOS, BC – The Wine Country Racing Association (WCRA) treated the Okanagan Valley to another drag race Sunday, June 3 at Osoyoos’ airport.

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When you gotta race…

OSOYOOS, BC – There are those times in life. You know them, THOSE times. All you need is a little escape from reality. Whether your work is keeping your nose to the grindstone, flooding is getting you down, or your life needs a wee pick-me-up in general, there is someplace you can go. The volunteers of Wine Country Racing Association (WCRA) are getting Richter Pass Motorplex geared-up, out-fitted and ready to host the second race of the 2018 drag racing season in the South Okanagan Valley.

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Successful opening day at Richter Pass Motorplex

OSOYOOS, BC – Despite threatening skies, the Wine Country Racing Association (WCRA) pulled off a successful start to the 2018 drag racing season at Osoyoos, BC’s Richter Pass Motorplex.

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Drag racers ignore Mother Nature’s slow start to spring

OSOYOOS, BC – The time has come, for all the kids who’ve been good throughout the winter and worked on their drag cars, to head out to the Osoyoos airport and have some fun. Though Mother Nature seems to be taking her sweet time in gearing spring up this year, there is a fun-loving bunch of racers who have done some gearing up of their own, and are ready to let it rip, with hopes of no slow starts.

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Oliver musician invited to present clinics for B.C. Guild Of Handbell Ringers

OLIVER, BC – Another instance of the wonderful array of talent found in the little town of Oliver is found in Helen Wollf. Wollf’s background in music has led to an invitation as one of the clinicians at the BCGEHR Spring Ring 2018 where she will present on Beginner Solo Ringing and Small Ensembles with Bells.

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Osoyoos Rumble Race weekend extraordinaire

Wine Country Racing Association (WCRA) volunteers are due a grand round of applause for this past weekend’s race extravaganza in Osoyoos, BC.

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Drag racing in the desert

OSOYOOS, BC – Last weekend brought with it (finally!) weather that suits the slogan “Osoyoos, BC – Canada’s pocket desert.” Mother Nature let up with her rain storms, and the drag racers didn’t waste one second of the gorgeous weather.

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Drag racers put the horsepower to the pavement

OSOYOOS, BC – Spring gently and slowly rolls through our valley this year. Mother Nature doesn’t seem to be in a big rush, as she coaxes the buds to swell and the blossoms to (finally) pop open on the trees. The birds have started flowing in and their songs are a welcome treat for our ears.

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