Six to be inducted into auto racing Hall of Fame

Jordan River’s George Wade among recipients

The Victoria Auto Racing Hall of Fame hosts its 2018 Induction Ceremony on Saturday (April 7) to welcome its newest members.

The first of its kind in Canada, the Victoria Auto Racing Hall of Fame marks its 34th anniversary this year. Established in 1984, the Hall of Fame honours and preserves auto racing on Vancouver Island.

This year’s Blue Blazer inductees include former Jordan River resident George Wade. Other inductees include David Morris, Jerry Ferrie and Ken Emerson, honored for their long and productive careers in auto racing.

The 2018 Hall of Fame Pioneer Awards are given to those for their contribution, service and dedication to the sport. This year’s recipients are Sherri Conway and Bill Munroe.

The ceremony takes place at the Hall of Fame museum under the grandstands at Western Speedway in Langford.

The event is open to the public and is an opportunity to visit with many of the Hall of Fame inductees who will be there – both past and present.

A light lunch, refreshments and souvenir program is available.

Doors open at 1 p.m. with the ceremonies starting at 2 p.m. Admission is $10.

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