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28th Annual BRITISH EXTRAVAGANZA

MAY 18-19
British Extravaganza
Buttonwillow Raceway Park
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VARA invites you to attend our premier event, The British Extravaganza!

 

We are thrilled to be celebrating our 29th Annual British Extravaganza at Buttonwillow Raceway Park.

 

As always this event will feature the British Concours of Cars! 

TRACK DAY 

FOURS SESSIONS INCLUDING CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION

For those attending the MAY 19th Track day:

THERE WILL BE A MANDATORY DRIVERS MEETING AT 8AM ON

SUNDAY, May 19th  

All entrants must sign in (GARAGE #5 ) to receive a wrist-band that

is good for the day and an official tech sheet

 

Email Jeanette for a sample tech sheet

FEATURE RACES

“The Union Jack Challenge” MG, Mini, Sprite, and Triumph Challenge Race Other small bore British Cars will be invited in the specialty races Pre-War/Historic Run Group

British Concours of Cars
BRITISH Marques from all over the United States are invited for popular vote awards. The car show participants will enjoy track drives, and a slalom competition.

RACE ENTRY INFORMATION

The entry fee for the two days of racing is $575 with the Early Bird Discount 

Entries received after May 13th are $625.

 

Buttonwillow Raceway Park requires each person entering the gate

to pay $20.00 admission, good for the entire weekend.


Friday is an open test day. Call the track for further information (661) 764-5333


VARA requires each participant to have a physical exam every two years. If you do not have a current medical please contact the VARA office and a form will be sent to you. Medical cards from other approved racing organizations are acceptable. All race cars must have a logbook and meet VARA eligibility requirements.

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BBQ SATURDAY NIGHT

You don’t want to miss the now famous Saturday Night BBQ! Each race entry will receive two BBQ tickets. We will be collecting tickets. This is always a fun, entertaining evening with Music, dancing, Karaoke, etc. Additional tickets may be purchased for $15.00 each.

NEW AND UNLICENSED DRIVERS

Unlicensed drivers and drivers running for the first time with VARA, experienced or not, must include an additional $50.00 fee for Ground School.  Drivers holding a license from another vintage racing organization do not need to pay the ground school fee.

 

The Ground School will be held at the track on Friday, May 20th at 5:00 PM in the tower classroom.
If you have further questions regarding ground school or licensing please contact Rod Susman r8susman@aol.com or the VARA office at vara@msn.com.

RACE HEADQUARTERS AND LODGING

Super 8 is (661) 764-5117 ,Motel 6 Central (661) 764-5121 Book your rooms early these motels will fill up. Be sure to mention VARA when you make your reservations.
Camping is allowed at the track and limited RV spaces are available with hookups. Please call Buttonwillow Raceway Park to reserve an RV Space at (661) 764-5333

TIMING AND SCORING

If you would like to be included in the timing & scoring during the race weekend, you must use a transponder. If you do not own one, you may rent one for $40 for the weekend (please see entry form). If you are interested in purchasing a transponder, please call AMB directly at 1-678-816- 4000

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