Now that winter has finally past we must focus on our 2012 Viper Events; over the past couple months I have sent emails to all suggesting some regional events; at this time I can provide more specific details;
April 05th; Some of the Western Canada members attended the SRT Stryker Reveal event as well as the New York International Autoshow which also highlighted the new Generation 5 Viper; as well as the VCA dinner party; what great events we all had a ball; the new Viper is FABULOUS, lots of photos and details on the VCA site; you can also check out www.drivesrt.com
May 11th thru 13th the Viper Club has been personnaly invited to attend the Targa and the Western Canada Porsche Club open road rally in the Vernon BC area; check http://www.targacanadawest.com for details; the host Hotel is the fabulous mountaintop resort http://www.sparklinghill.com
May 18th thru 21st the Okanagan group is organizing a weekend of cruising the valley; as well as participating in the annual Peachland car show; check out http://www.peachlandworldofwheeels.ca/index.html for details. The cruise route and Hotel details to follow;
June 08th thru 10th the Okanagan group has organized a weekend cruise and tour down to Coeur d 'Alene Idaho; the Okanagan cars will travel into Washington and visit the Grand Coulee Dam on route; all members are welcome to join us at the border at Osoyoos; or in the USA at Omak junction; Hotel accommodation for the Viper Club has been arranged at the lakeside resort http://www.cdaresort.com/ we anticipate the Alberta and Saskatchewan members will travel down thru the Crows Nest Pass to Bonners Ferry; Sandpoint and meet Friday night at the Hotel;
June 19th long time member Fred Kappler is hosting a meet at the annual Fathers Day car show in Mission BC; details to follow;
July 20th thru 22nd Western Canada members head to Edmonton for the weekend; planned activiities include a Saturday cruise in the area; or possibly a track event in Fort Saskatchewan at http://www.stratotech.ca; at this time the track has NOT been confirmed; I need an experienced track coordinator to assist with the track event; Saturday night our member Darryl Weflen has graciously agreed to host a club barbecue and garage tour at his residence in Spruce Grove; On Sunday we will attend the Indy/Nascar race event check out http://www.edmontonindy.com details to follow on the cruise route and Hotels.
August 10th thru 12th we are returning to Vancouver Island for a weekend cruise to the spectacular West Coast Tofino/Ucluelet/Long Beach area; members will meet at the Oceanfront resort in Parksville on Friday night; check out http://www.beachclubbc.com on Saturday we traverse the Island we have arranged for overnight accommodation and a dinner party at the spectacular Black Rock Oceanfront Resort, check out http://www.blackrockresort.com/ please note only a small block of rooms has been reserved at the resorts; we are visiting in peak season so don't wait too long to reserve; you will be out of luck!!
September 07 thru 09th we are planning to return to Nelson BC to attend the weekend Queen City Cruise event; check out http://www.nelsonroadkings.com for details on the event; accommodation is recommended at the beautiful Lakeside Resort http://www.prestigehotelsandresorts.com ; details to follow on the cruise route to Nelson.
September 27th thru 30th some of the Western Canada Club members have already confirmed attendance at VOI 12 in Charlotte North Carolina; VCA National will be providing additional details on accommodation; track and event activities in the near future.
I need some assistance with the Edmonton event; for the proposed track day and the alternate cruise route. Do not hesitate to offer your suggestions to make 2012 the best Viper Nation year yet!!
All the Best