Sports briefs

Westshore Motocross hosts its second round of Friday night races on June 17, behind Western Speedway track, 2207 Millstream Rd.

Friday night motocross racing

Westshore Motocross hosts its second round of Friday night races on June 17, behind Western Speedway track, 2207 Millstream Rd.

Registration opens at 5:30 p.m. and racing starts at 7 p.m. Cash prize purses offered. For more information, see www.westshoremx.com.

Stock cars hit Western Speedway

Late models, stock cars, mini stocks, and dwarf cars will light up the oval Saturday night at Western Speedway.

Gates open at 5 p.m., qualifying at 6 p.m. and racing at 7 p.m.

See www.westernspeedway.net for more information.

Velodrome track cycling revived

The Greater Victoria Velodrome Association is hosting track cycling at the Juan de Fuca velodrome on Mondays and Fridays.

Track is open for riding and warm-ups from about 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., followed by racing and training events.

All riders must have an annual $46 CyclingBC license to enter the velodrome facility. A licence can be bought on site from the GVVA. Spectators and anyone without a licence is not allowed to enter the velodrome.

The GVVA also has track bikes for rent.

See the GVVA page on Facebook or in Google Groups for updates on when the veldrome is open for lessons and riding.

 

Just Posted

Shaving minutes off commutes among the goals for Victoria bus lanes

Work on southbound Douglas Street lane between Tolmie and Hillside getting underway

VicPD nab distracted driver with expired licence

On the phone while in motion, man had overdue fines from driving while impaired

Cooking with ‘Killer’

Reporter Dawn Gibson shares some of her favourite meals to make

Vic-Alert faces tidal wave of registration after tsunami warnings

City of Victoria system is free and provides early warnings of disaster

Sirens don’t sing in tsunami warning for Esquimalt

Officials pleased with process, say sirens would have been activated had threat escalated.

WATCH: Greater Victoria residents gather at higher ground during tsunami warning

Ocean Boulevard and the Esquimalt Lagoon reopened shortly before 5 a.m. Tuesday

Saanich signals support for in-fill developments in Gorge-Tillicum

The Gorge-Tillicum neighbourhood continues to experience infill. Council’s committee-of-the-whole signaled Saanich’s support… Continue reading

Castlegar homicide victim identified

The victim was 38-year-old Jordan Workman of Castlegar, B.C.

B.C. Liberal leadership candidates get one last prime-time pitch

Leadership campaign to be decided in Feb. 3 vote

How high is safe from a tsunami? Four metres above sea level

Be disaster ready with food, water and clothing for seven days

Victoria Film Festival set for triumphant return to the big screen

Two decades on, diverse film lineups keep movie-goers coming to the box office

Andrew Scheer on trade, Trump and Trudeau

Canada’s Conservative leader begins three-day visit to B.C.

Victoria’s most wanted for the week of Jan. 23

Crime Stoppers will pay a reward of up to $2,000 for information that leads to arrests or the seizure of property or drug

Victims restrained, sex toys and cash stolen from B.C. adult store

Armed suspects sought in adult store robbery

Most Read