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Mission Raceway Park 1.2

Mission Raceway, the only real race center in the Greater Vancouver area

  1. Christopher Anderson

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    Mission Raceway Park
    also known as MRP, is an auto racing facility located in Mission, British Columbia, Canada. The facility features a ¼ mile NHRA-sanctioned dragstrip, a 2 km (1.2 mi) 9-turn roud course, and a 3 km (2 mi) motocross track. It is owned and operated by the B.C. Custom Car Association, and the BCCCA operates the drag strip directly. The road course and motocross tracks are operated independently by the Sports Car Club of British Columbia (SCCBC) and the Lower Mainland Motocross Club (LMMC) respectively.
    The BCCCA originally drag raced on unused runways at Abbostford Airport from 1952 to 1957. The original Mission Raceway Park opened in 1965, and the facility operated until 1978 (a motocross track was added in 1973). However, MRP was shut down when the District of Mission wanted to establish an industrial park on the site. After years of negotiating and legal wrangling, the new MRP was opened on March 14th, 1992, on land near the Fraser River. The drag strip was awarded a National Open by the NHRA in 1993.

    MRP won the NHRA Division 6 Track Of The Year Award five years in a row, from 1994 to 1998. It then won the same award three years in a row from 2005 to 2007.
    The SCCBC originally road raced on unused runways at Abbotsford Airport. In 1958, the SCCBC opened the Westwood Racing Circuit, which operated until the club lost their lease in 1990. The SCCBC worked out an arrangement with the BCCCA, and in 1992 opened the River’s Edge Road Course at Mission Raceway Park. The road course was used for driver training classes during the first two years, and began full road racing operations in 1994.

    The road course was changed for 2008 with lefthand turn 7 becoming a left-right combination (7A-7B) leading into a new lefthand turn 8 (previously a right) and a longer, wider turn 9. This caused higher exit speed onto the straight, and may have contributed to the trackday death of Suzuki TLR-1000 rider Cam Gillispie, 33, on 12 June 2009 when he struck the outside concrete wall after exiting turn 9. The track was reconfigured for mtorcycles in 2010, returning to a lefthand turn 7 followed by a righthand turn 8 leading into the original turn 9 feeding onto the straight. Cars continue to use the new configuration.

    Credits:
    -Xx_TaT_xX for creating this track from scratch
    -Neteye for helping the creation of the track
    -Aspec7878 for Assetto Corsa conversion
    Phil Davies, fery and Josh1 like this.

Recent Reviews

  1. sporkface
    sporkface
    5/5,
    Version: 1.2
    Sweet track, reminds me (loosely) of Pacific Raceways.
  2. Xx_TaT_xX
    Xx_TaT_xX
    5/5,
    Version: 1.2
    Glad to see everyone's enjoying it!!! It was a bitch to create, LOL!
  3. Auriel68
    Auriel68
    5/5,
    Version: 1.2
    Excellent track! Keep the good work!
  4. Ayrton379
    Ayrton379
    5/5,
    Version: 1.2
    Great track
  5. Olyn
    Olyn
    5/5,
    Version: 1.1
    Very fun to drive, great looking track, thanks for sharing your work with us, please fix the track map
  6. crazzzycanuuuk
    crazzzycanuuuk
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    Love this track!
  7. Submerstep
    Submerstep
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    Nice track!
  8. Vargs
    Vargs
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    Very nice replica of course just saw footage on you tube of real track and this looks very much alike
  9. jerry090460
    jerry090460
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    Great work , thanks
  10. NickP
    NickP
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    Love this Local Backyard Course Many thanks to everyone for making this one and porting it :D