John Carlson is the President of the National Association of Automobile Clubs of Canada or NAACC. I have been lucky to know John since I was 14 years old!

If you look up “carnut” in the dictionary, you will find a picture of John Carlson beside it.

If you look up “carnut” in the dictionary, you will find a picture of John Carlson beside it.

Mission Raceway Park is a great place with something for everyone.

PISRA was founded in 1971 to unite street rod owners, promote activities which will encourage future street rod enthusiasts, and provide a medium for the exchange of information between members. It was also a way to promote safety in the maintenance and operation of street rods in accordance with the Motor Vehicle Code. Our club is now open to all years of specialty vehicles, from Hot Rod – Muscle cars to Vintage and collectible.

The SVABC is dedicated to work with individuals, clubs and associations to preserve the vintage and collector type motor vehicle and motor cycle hobby.

The BC CAMARO CLUB was founded in December 2012, by founding Members Sonny Basi, Ben Hsu, Gordon Bain, Mike Price, Pat Russell, Joseph Mark, Jack Mancini, Eric Martin & Doug Jager.The BC CAMARO CLUB was created for the purpose of creating fun club events, and is dedicated to good clean family values, that can be enjoyed by all Camaro enthusiasts in BC. We want to share our love and appreciation for THE CAMARO with other like minded induviduals. We want to make new friends and  are committed to producing quality events, such as Car Shows, Wrenching Sessions, BBQ’s, Garage tours, Social Events, Cruising and attending other events and shows as a team.

Thinder in the Valley Drag Racing

Canadian Classic Chevelles & Beaumonts was established in March 1995.
The Canadian Classic Chevelles & Beaumonts club is open to all:    Beaumonts from 1962 to 1969    Chevelles from 1964 to 1983    El Caminos and GMC derivatives from 1959 to 1987

Burns Lake Classic Cars
Not really a club, but a group of classic car enthusiasts, is how organizer Randy Rensby describes the people who put on the Burns Lake Show & Shine every year.  “We’re just a bunch of car guys who wanted a local event,” he explains.  Read more on the “About Us” page and “History in the Making” page…

The BC Chevelle & GM Car Club is dedicated to the preservation, restoration and modification of the Chevrolet Chevelle, EI Camino and Pontiac Beaumont and other GM automobiles. The BC Chevelle & GM Car Club promotes an open & friendly atmosphere.

The Wine Country Racing Association was established in 2002 and was the brain child of retired RCMP Cpl. Dean Martin and his wife Joann, both of whom are devoted gear heads. The theory behind the association was to find a location to give automotive enthusiasts a legal outlet to race their cars as opposed to street racing, which is dangerous and illegal. Interested members of the local car club “The Coachmasters” enthusiastically joined in, and the group was formed. more>>

JellyBean HotRods…these guys build EyeCandy!!!!

BC Z Car Registry
We are a club dedicated to the appreciation, restoration and racing of all models of Z cars. The BC Z Registry is a non-profit organization. Together we share information about our cars, participate in various auto events and generally have fun!

Fordnutz Cougar Club
Back in 1985-86 a group of Mercury Cougar enthusiasts decided to get together and start a car club. The name they came up with was the West Coast Cougar Club. The club grew to about 60 or so members in it’s hey day and the members enjoyed camaraderie, information and technical expertise, as well as an environment for social interaction among their fellow Cougar enthusiasts, as well as with members of other car clubs in the Vancouver, Canada area.

Fraser Valley British Motor Club [FVBMC] is a group of men and women that are enthusiasts of the British Motor  Industry of the past. The club consists of a group of historians dedicated to preserving the automobiles and motor bikes that were manufactured many years ago in a distant country.

Galaxie Club of Canada
The Galaxie Club of Canada is located in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, but has members all across Canada with a very active Ontario chapter.

The Vancouver Island Chapter of the A.T.H.S. has approximately 31 members residing in a variety of cities and small towns of Vancouver Island such as Victoria, Port Alberni, Campbell River and Courtney, just to name a few.

The Apple Valley Cruisers was established as a family oriented car club in Summerland, British Columbia in 2006. The club is made up of over 100 members throughout the Okanagan Valley with vintage, classic and late model vehicles who are committed to the preservation of the hobby. We participate in cruises, car shows and other community events organized by our club or other clubs. The club organizes the Endless Summer Show & Shine in downtown Summerland in September of each year with all profits distributed to several local non-profit organizations.

B&N HotRods in POCOB & N Hotrod & Fabrication builds Hotrods and Muscle cars for clients in the Lower Mainland from our shop located in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia (BC). We sell retail Hotrod parts, carrying a wide variety of top quality parts. Anywhere from 1932 Steel Roadster Bodies, to Aluminum Radiators to unique mild & stainless steel donuts for exhaust bends.

Bowtie Restorations is your one stop restoration shop. Restorations are for discriminating muscle car enthusiasts who expect and deserve perfection in all aspects of the restoration. We have an impressive track record of concourse wins, best of show and national point car
BC Corvette Club

The Canadian Falcon Fairlane Comet

Carnuts are all over the world and Denmaek has an amazing amount of American iron kicking around…Do they have Lordco?

Mopars Unlimited BC
History of Mopars Unlimited Car Club of Vancouver, BC (reg’d name – GFV MOPARS UNLIMITED CAR CLUB).Chrysler enthusiasts formed Mopars Unlimited Car Club of Vancouver in 1991, hosting a car show at a local Chrysler dealership. In just a few years the club has grown at a rapid pace gaining over a hundred members. Club members own a wide selection of Chrysler vehicles ranging from the 50’s to the rarest of Mopar

Creston Valley Cruisers are a charitable organization making annual donations to select charities and individuals. Members have cars at all levels or restoration and a variety of makes and models from almost every year.

Comox Valley Classic CruisersAll interested parties are welcome in our club, whether you have a numbers matching trailer queen, a driver, are building or planning a project car, or simply want one. Our club is dedicated to the preservation of these prized vehicles and welcome all with similar ideals.

The Columbia Valley Classics car club was started in Radium Hot Spring in 1989. The first year the car show was held, there were 75 cars, now 26 years later there are over 1000.

The Coastal Cruisers started as a small group meeting in a garage in Surrey, B.C. in early 1991. The issue that brought the club together was the need to raise money for maintenance of the cabin and hot tubs at the Clear Creek Hot Springs on East Harrison Lake.. The Coastal Cruisers became a chapter of the Toyota Land Cruiser Association on November 25, 1991.

We are a Non Profit Organization dedicated to preserving, advertising and upgrading Route 66. Many of our members travel the Highway at least once or more per year. Our members come from all over the world.Our Association was incorporated as a Non Profit Society in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada on October 23, 1996 adopting a very simple mission statement.Preserving the History and Promoting Events on Route 66for Canadians and Others to Enjoy

American Motors Club of British
AMC of BC is a group of individuals dedicated to the preservation and restoration of all AMC products, including Rambler, Nash, Jeffries, Willys, JEEP, Kaiser, Hudson, AMX, Javelin, SC/Rambler, Rebel, Ambassador, Classic, American, Hornet, Gremlin, Pacer, Matador, Concord, Spirit, Eagle, and all other related products.

North West Mud Racing Association

Vancouver Mini Club

Bob Bondurant has been teaching driving for a long time and runs one of the best known schools

Call it whatever you like it, will always be “SIR” Seattle International Raceway.The guys have a renewed lease on life and have upgraded the track in the last couple of years.

Comox Valley Classic CruisersP.O. Box 3122Courtenay, B.C.Canada V9N 5N4
30 year old plus Vintage auto racing magazine with a wide range of coverage.

Canadian XK Jaguar Register Canadian Classic MG Club

The Morgan Owners Group NorthWestThis is the official website for this very active club that promotes the Morgan Motor car, Morganeering, and the joy of owning one.
Langley U-Blast…Make that old stuff new again!!!

Greater Vancouver Mustang AssociationGVMA – a car club for the appreciation & enjoyment of the Ford Mustang automobile – since 1981.Metro Vancouver/Lower Mainland, British Columbia (BC), Canada. A Mustang Club of America (MCA) regional club.

Drakes’ British Motors is situated in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. Kelowna is a beautiful little city of 120,000 on the shores of Lake Okanagan. We are about a four hour drive inland from Vancouver and about two hours north of the United States border.

The North West Classic Auto Mall is a great place online to find Classic Cars for sale by owner as well as Classic Trucks, Vintage Cars, Street Rods and hot rods for sale.There are many classic cars for sale from the North West and also classic cars for sale from many other states as well!!Cars 1980 and

The Langley Cruise-in is always a good time and they now have a great site to get all the info you may ever need.

The Vintage Racing Club of British Columbia has a good list of Vintage events.
The Vintage Racing Club of BC (VRCBC) was established in 1976 by a group of Vancouver-based friends as a way of sharing with others their enthusiasm for motor racing, and their appreciation of the great vintage racing cars of bygone days. The VRCBC’s competition philosophy is to encourages participation, sportsmanship and the display of the vehicles in their natural state, on the race track.

Oldsmobility is a great source of info and inspiration to all owners of 67 Olds 442’s and anyone interested in them.

Kelowna Corvette ClubWe are located in the sunny Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, Canada. Our club members are people of all ages who enjoy driving and/or showing their cars. The club unites Corvette owners, and promotes activities, which encourage motor sport and motor sport safety. We also have many social activities for our members to enjoy. As well, members donate time and raise funds for charitable organizations and community groups. We hold monthly Dinner meetings to discuss club business and to socialize.

Kamloops Streetrod Association

The Jaguar Car Club of Victoria was formed in May of 2003 to provide a focal point for activities, technical support, and social events for Jaguar enthusiasts on Vancouver Island. Meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:30 pm at the Chief & Petty Officers’ Mess at CFB Esquimalt, at 1575 Lyall Street in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

The Greater Vancouver Street Machines car club is looking for more members. We are a group of people that just love cars and trucks of any year and any make!

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 SCCA — Sports Car Club of America

  SVRA — Sportscar Vintage Racing Association

 USFRA — Utah Salt Flats Racing Association — racing at the Bonneville Salt Flats

  VARAC — Vintage Auto Racing Association of Canada 

Victory Lane — “The vintage and historic racing magazine”

  The Vintage Garage — vintage Lotus racers
Vintage Motorsport — “The journal of motor racing history”

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 High School Dragracing Car Search –  Gives A-Z listings of manufacturers, suppliers and distributors. There is also a list of brand names arranged by product with supplier cross-references..
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Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo. Island Hot Rods is a web site for Hot Rod enthusiasts living on Vancouver Island. It is not a car club, but rather a showcase for the Hot Rod, Classic Car and Muscle Car culture, including all car clubs on the island. We hope you will enjoy Vancouver Island Hot Rods.



The British Columbia Hot Rod Association
To preserve the past and enhance the future of hot rodding in British Columbia. 

The Vintage Car Club of Canada sets out to assist in the acquisition, restoration, preservation, salvage and maintenance of and to promote interest in motor vehicles of ancient age (25 years old or older), their accessories, historic lore and associated items.

The Fourth Corner Elites Car Club

The “Elites” have been in existence since 1972 having been formed by members of the old Fourth Corner Timing Association.


Yesterdays was founded on September 2nd, 1990 and is dedicated to the preservation, restoration, and modification of all years of Chevelles and El Caminos. We are located in the Great Pacific Northwest and invite all Chevelle or El Camino enthusiast to join our Club.

Whatcom County Cruising Association

We are a group of automotive enthusiast in Whatcom County Washington, dedicated to the promotion of preserving the American automobile and truck heritage.

Situated in the lower mainland of British Columbia, our club enjoys a mild climate. As a result, we often hold outings throughout the year. Club events, how-to support, locate cars or parts discounts with local retailer,

West Kootenay Smoke ´n Steel Auto Club
Classic Car Club Trail BC

Trail B.C. is home to the West Kootenay Smoke ´n Steel Auto Club. A collection of like minded car buffs representing a large cross section of the classic and collector car world. We have surviving vehicles, military vehicles, restored vintage vehicles, rat rods, hot rods, cruisers, classic muscle cars, off road 4×4´s, dragsters, motorcycles,imports, even modern muscle and collector cars. We host an annual car show every summer.

VI Cruises plans and coordinates cruises for car enthusiasts – mostly in and around the central Vancouver Island area.

We are a social group.  There is no club affiliation, no cost to join and everyone is welcome.  If your car is not on the road you are encouraged to participate in your daily driver.

VIMA The Vancouver Island Mustangs Assoc.
Established in 1984, the Vancouver Island Mustangs Assoc. (VIMA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and continuation of the Ford Mustang. The club is open to owners of all years of Mustangs, as well as non-Mustang owners who have an enthusiasm for these cars and other Ford automobiles.


Classic Car & Motorcycle Club

Totem A & T Club

The Torque Masters is a family-oriented car club in Sidney, B.C.

We are open to all makes and years of vehicles.

You don’t even have to have a car to join! New members welcome!

The Tacoma Model “T” Club is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization devoted to the preservation of this American icon automobile and to raising funds for the betterment of our community with an emphasis on funding education and wholesome activities for the area’s youth.

Studebaker Drivers Club, B.C. Coastal Chapter
The B.C. Coastal Chapter is the officially chartered representative of the Studebaker Drivers Club for the B.C. Coastal area. Studebaker Drivers Club is dedicated to the preservation of the Studebaker name and Studebaker related vehicles produced by the company during its period in the transportation field. A sincere interest in this cause is the only requirement for membership. Vehicle ownership is not a requirement.

The Sports Car Club of British Columbia (SCCBC) was founded as a non-profit society in 1951. The objectives of the society are: To promote and encourage and support motor sport within the Province of British Columbia.

Smokin’ Oldies is an auto enthusiasts group from Nanaimo British Columbia Canada

Founded in 1996 the ranks have swollen to over 90 members in 2002

No formal structure or executive…The only rule is; THERE ARE NO RULES!

The Seaside Cruizers Car Club was formed in 1993 by six local car enthusiasts. The founding members were Dave Gray, Steve Palmer, Rick Dickinson, Bob Lins, Lou Vernon and Bill Lineham. The Club was founded on the basis of being a casual low key club for guys that simply wanted to get together, talk about cars and put on a small annual car show. In planning for that show, they decided that the best weekend of the cruising season that was available at the time was the Father’s Day weekend in June.

The Salt Spring Antique and Classic Motor Club is open to all residents of Saltspring Island who own a classic or antique automobile, moyotcycle or specialty vehicle. The club was founded in the Spring of 2001 with the intentions of promoting friendship with other auto entusiasts, and promote mutual help in the care, upkeep and restoration and of antique and classic motor vehicles.

The Prospectors Car Club was started in Quesnel in 1997 to promote interest in classic and modified cars, trucks and motorcycles. From a charter membership of six (6), the club has grown to about 70 members today. Vehicle ownership is not a prerequisite for membership; you only need a love for cars to be welcome.

Prince George Cruisin’ Classics
Our goal as a club is to promote the restoration of classic, vintage & hotrod vehicles and motorcycles in Prince George and surrounding areas.

Vancouver Island Region Porsche Club of America
We are a very active Porsche Club on Vancouver Island with nearly 300 members from Victoria and the Gulf Islands to the northern part of Vancouver Island, and offer something for everyone.

 Pacific Performance Pontiac Car Club. We are situated in the lower mainland of British Columbia and over the past 28 years we play host to fellow Pontiac owners and enthusiasts from Western Canada and the northern USA.

Pacific Northwest Camaro Club

The Pacific Northwest Camaro Club with over 140 members brings together Camaro enthusiasts from across the Pacific Northwest. PNWCC is involved in a wide array of activities throughout the year so there is sure to be something that appeals to everyone. Look through the PNWCC website to learn more and then come join us for some Camaro fun!


Back in 1968 when street rods were a new name for hot rods, when the rod run schedule had 7 events for all of Washington, Oregon and British Columbia and we still used carbon paper a group of about ten guys in Tacoma decided that they wanted to form a car club.

South Island Branch of the Old English Car Club of BC

Our purpose is to encourage the use, restoration, preservation and enjoyment of all English vehicles, old and new. We meet once a month (except in December) on the third Monday of the month at the Old School House, Heritage Acres, Saanichton. In December the club has a Christmas party and awards night.

Central Island Branch of the  Old English Car Club of British Columbia.

The Central Island Branch of the Old English Car Club includes members from all over the central island region.  From Duncan to Qualicum Beach and the west coast of the island.

Okanagan Mustang Association

We are dedicated to bringing together all Kelowna, Vernon, Penticton, and area Mustangs and specialty interest Fords including Cougar, Shelby, Cobra, Torino, Falcon, and Galaxie. Join us as we tour, attend car shows, attend club meetings where experts in various fields share their knowledge, and, most of all, enjoy the camaraderie of a great group of people who share a similar interest.

Okanagan Mopars Car Club
is dedicated to the restoration and presevation of all Chrysler and Chrysler related products, with emphasis on familt participation.

The North Island Cruisers:

are registered under the Society Act as a “not for profit society”. That means that we can raise money through events like our car show, but that the club shall carry on its objectives without gain for its members, and profits or other accretions to the society shall be used in promoting its objectives. Our practice has been to make significant donations to local causes and charities whenever possible.

The Queen City Cruise has continued to grow since the first cruise in 2003. Car collectors from far and wide find the appeal to show off their cars in the Heritage City. Nelson offers big city cosmopolitan dining, unique and original shopping experiences and comfortable lodging all on our beautiful setting of Kootenay Lake.

The Mountain View Pistons Vehicle Club is a registered Not-for-Profit Society in the Province of Alberta.

We are an automotive social group based out of Olds Alberta Canada.

You do not require a vehicle to join the Mountain View Pistons.

We also welcome vehicles of any type. Mountain View Pistons consider themselves a club for anything with wheels and pistons.

We welcome any one, of any age to join our club.

 Mid Island Hot Rod Association
Mid-Island Hot Rod Association (MIHRA) was formed in October 2013 by Bill Lineham and Victor Camire who were also responsible for the creation of the Seaside Cruizers Car Club and in turn the highly successful annual Father’s Day Show & Shine held in Qualicum Beach, BC. Other founding members include Carol Dolighan, Arthur Fee, Jack Taylor and Jim Moroz.

Majestic Glass Corvette Club

Established in 1974, Majestic Glass Corvette Club is a non-profit organization presently covering six Western Washington counties.  Our goal is to develop friendship and pride among Corvette enthusiasts and owners. M.G.C.C. members are involved in numerous activities such as monthly meetings, car shows, day cruises, weekend outings, parades, and contributions to various charitable organizations.   Interested in joining a Corvette club?  Drop in on one of our meetings.   All Corvette owners are welcomed.

Lions Gate Model A Club

Dedicated to Model A enthusiasts from across

British Columbia and Washington State!

The Langley Quarter Midget Association is a non-profit organization that specializes in car racing for kids 5-16 year old. This sport centers around  small competition cars scaled down to one-fourth the size of midget race cars. The cars are powered by small once cylinder engines similar in size and construction to most lawn mower engines. The sport is nationwide with regional and national championship races held each year.

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The Loafers Hot Rod Club was founded in 1957 and has been active in motorsports throughout its history. Our present membership is comprised of thirty active and enthusiastic street rod and race car hobbyists. The members come from diverse business and career backgrounds and includes several of the original founding members.

We are a small car club that loves the cars we drive and celebrate by driving, showing and sharing our cars with everyone we meet.

We meet on the second Thursday of the month at Willowbrook Lanes in Langley and share our ideas, tips, and cars with our fellow British car enthusists.

The Lakers Car Club is a nonprofit organization of diverse car enthusiasts, we have been established for well over 20 years, on the last weekend in may, we hold a large show and shine which brings people from across Canada and the United States. The proceeds of which going to the Child Development Centre in Williams Lake.

Gig Harbor Cruisers Automotive Club is a registered non-profit service organization in beautiful Washington State. The club was formed in January of 1997 to provide the Gig Harbor/Peninsula area a car club for individuals and families who are interested in the sport of classic, collectable and special interest vehicles of all types.

Friendley OK Car Club
Dedicated to the Preservation of Historic Vehicles

Incorporated 1994

Omak, WA

Customs Northwest
Customs Northwest was founded on March 25, 1990, when Mike Shelley held a meeting in Tacoma, Washington, that was attended by 40 custom car enthusiasts, many from as far away as Central Oregon and the Portland area, Eastern Washington and British Columbia.

The Cascade Cougar Club (CCC) is a non-profit organization founded in 1985.  The club is comprised of enthusiasts and families who are dedicated to the restoration, preservation and enjoyment of the classic Mercury Cougar automobile.

The Antique Automobile Restorers Club of Bellingham is an organization in which all members are dedicated to the restoration, preservation, showing and enjoying collectible automobiles. Membership is open to anyone with a common interest in vintage automobiles whether they own a vintage vehicle or are just interested in them. A monthly paper, The Spokesman, is published and sent to all members advising them of club activities and other information to maintain the club.