Category: Coffee and Cars

    We have had the privilege of hosting our monthly summer event, Cars & Coffee, for many years now. And, we have to say that this weekends event was one of our best turnouts to date.

    We saw an assortment of new, classic, and unique vehicles from across Vancouver. Despite a gloomy start, the response we received from our attendees was nothing but positive. We would like to send out a huge THANK YOU to all of those that continue to support our events. We raised a significant amount of donations for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank. Their mission is to create empowering environments that provide and promote access to healthy food, education and training. To find out how you can help further, click here. In addition, another big thank you to the food bank [...]

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    Pemberton Day Drive 2017

    Summer driving season is in full effect!

    We spent last Saturday, July 15th on an incredible drive: the Pemberton Day Drive. This annual charity drive brings out several participants on a beautiful drive from downtown Vancouver, up and through the Sea-to-Sky, and on to sunny Pemberton.

    This drive began at our Weissach Clubhouse early Saturday morning. After coffee, light breakfast, and an informative drivers meeting we set off towards our destination.

    After crossing the mighty Lions Gate Bridge, we went on to the windy Sea-to-Sky highway to reach our first stop, Cypress Bowl. If you’ve never driven the road up to Cypress Bowl, you should. Not stopping at the [...]

    Le Mans 24hr Finish Breakfast & Dundarave Porsche Show & Ride

    We came together for an early morning (EARLY morning) coffee and light breakfast at our Weissach Showroom on Sunday to watch the last hour of the incredible Le Mans 24hr Endurance Race. We witnessed Porsche take their nineteenth win in the history of Le Mans, as well as their third victory in a row. Cheers of triumph rang throughout our showroom during the last few minutes of the race, an amazing sight to see.

    Still riding the high of a Porsche victory, we headed off to another annual spectacle, the Dundarave Porsche Show & Ride in West Vancouver – a fifteen-year Weissach Father’s Day tradition.

    The Dundarave Show and Ride for Cystic Fibrosis is a charitable Good Works event by members [...]

    Weissach Motorsport Driver Education Track Day @ Area 27 Incredible: This is how we would describe this past weekend. Natural talent and pure adrenaline came forth in all of our drivers and we could not have asked for a better outcome.

     

    This event started late morning on Saturday, May 27th with a majority of our drivers convoying together from the Lower Mainland up to beautiful Osoyoos. With a quick pit-stop in Princeton, the crew travelled further and arrived, mid-afternoon, to the spectacular Spirit Ridge resort. After freshening up and relaxing after a long drive, the group got together in a private banquet hall for a filling, BBQ-style dinner and an itinerary refresh by our crew of skilled instructors.

    Early Sunday morning came quickly. After breakfast our group gathered together and traveled, convoy-style, to Oliver, [...]

    24 Hours of Le Mans 2017 at Weissach – REGISTER NOW!

    JOIN US at the Weissach showroom on Sunday, June 18th from 5am to watch the final of the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2017 on the big screen over breakfast with friends. All clients are most welcome. Please RSVP below to confirm your place.

    Following this breakfast event we will convoy together at 9am to the 11th Annual Dundarave Show and Ride right in the heart of delightful Dundarave Village. This is PCA-CWR Good Works event with the purpose of raising money for medical research to help find a cure for Cystic Fibrosis, a deadly genetic disease affecting children and young adults across Canada. Money will be raised by means of a donation to the Canadian Cystic [...]

    Weissach Driver Education Track Day

    @AREA 27, Osoyoos. Only 5 spots left!

    SUNDAY, MAY 28TH 2017
    SOLD OUT!!
    MONDAY, MAY 29TH 2017
    5 PLACES REMAINING!

     

    JOIN US AT AREA 27 MOTORSPORTS PARK, OSOYOOS

     

    Feel the excitement of driving your sports car to its full potential under controlled track conditions. You are cordially invited to join us for our inaugural 2017 Weissach Driver Education Track Day at the Area 27 track in Oliver BC. Open to Weissach Porsche, Lotus & Lamborghini owners only.

    Registration includes:

    One driver registration. One night stay at the wonderful Spirit Ridge Resort in Osoyoos (includes parking) Private Welcome Dinner on Saturday, May 27th. Pre-track breakfast on Sunday, May 28th. Full driver education program on Sunday, May 28th from 9am-5pm (1 hour lunch break) Services of a full professional track team that [...]

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    Weissachs Inaugural Driver Ed Program

    Beautiful weather, great comradery and driver training that was second to none! Weissach hosted the first ever driver training program at the brand new Area 27 racetrack on Sunday, October 2nd. 28 super cars came together including a mix of Porsche, Lotus & Lamborghini. Saturday morning kicked out with a relaxing convoy drive from Vancouver to Osoyoos before checking in lakeside, to the stunning Watermark Beach Resort Hotel.

    After a good night sleep and a light breakfast on Sunday morning, drivers set off together to the race track approx 15 mins from the hotel. The rest of the day was only short of spectacular.

    Racing legend Mr. Richard Spenard introduced himself along with the very talented and experienced driving instructions who shared their knowledge with the group for the next 8 [...]

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    This weekend the #44 Lotus Evora and the #46 Lotus Evora raced in rounds 7 and 8 of the GTS class of the Pirelli World Challenge Series. In race one of this weekend’s double-header at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park, the #46 Lotus Evora finished in fourth position while the #44 Lotus Evora finished 15th.

    In race two of the weekend, the #46 Evora finished 14th and the #44 Evora  finished in 10th. In-depth race coverage here: http://world-challenge.com/latest/series-news/riddle-wins-canadian-tire-motorsport-park-gts-round-8/

    The results place Scott Dollahite (#46) in 6th place and Kevin Marshall (#44) in 10th place for the driver’s championship after 8 rounds completed of 18 for the 2016 GTS Class Drivers Championship.

    SDR Motorsports (#46) is in 6th place and VSA Motorsports is in 9th place for the 2016 GTS Class Team Championship.

    The next Pirelli World Challenge [...]

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    The Koenigsegg One:1 owned by the BHP Project and driven by Oliver Webb broke the Vmax200 speed record not once, not twice but three times last weekend, with a terminal speed of 240mph over the 1.4 mile track at Bruntingthorpe, in the United Kingdom.

    If some of that last sentence didn’t make sense to you, here are the main players in this drama…..

    The BHP Project is the online presence that represents a rather extraordinary collection of sports cars, including the blue carbon Koenigsegg One:1.

    Oliver Webb (Oli) is a World Endurance Championship driver from the UK, driving in the LMP1 class for ByKolles Racing in 2016.

    Vmax200 by Auto Vivendi – from the event’s own website – “is the UKs premier top–speed driving event where owners of sports cars, supercars and [...]

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    Salinas, California (Saturday April 30, 2016) – Canadian Driver Damon Ockey drove the No. 09 Lamborghini of Calgary entry home in eight overall and second in class despite some mid-race challenges with the power-steering in his 620 HP Huracán.

    “The race started out really well,” Ockey said. “I made my way up a couple of positions into first place in class. I came in for the pit stop and when I restarted the car my power steering was out. I was down a good second a lap after that. It was a great workout though. Ended up P2. I made it back into P1 at one point, but just wasn’t able to hold the position because of the power steering issue. Still, a fun race. We did pretty good. We’re going to get the car [...]

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