2000 Western Canadian Ice-Race Championship

Scenes from the Paddock

Sunday, March 5, 2000

Here "Jeff Gordon" explains race tactics to an elite group of Chevette pilots. 

Numbered right to left are;

  1. Johnny Wiersma - 2000 Western Canadian Ice-Racing Champion (Chevette Class).
  2. Jim Graham - Generous host and owner of the car I shortened.
  3. Mark Stevens - a.k.a. Jeff Gordon.
  4. ?? - No idea.
  5. Kevin Sakaluk - 2nd in Chevette Series Season Standings by only 1 point.
  6. Landon Goudreau - 2000 Chevette Series Season Champion.
  7. Colin Lolacher - a.k.a. Dale Earnhardt.
Chevette Pilots
Mark Stevens is one of the more colourful characters in a whole cast of interesting characters driving the Chevette series!
#54 Driveby The discussion is cut short when this beautiful #54 Datsun 280Z howls past on its way through the paddock to grid up for the next race in the studded class.

Watch how the studded tires carve up the ice as the car slowly cruises by.  Imagine the rooster tails of ice chips that fly from this chainsaw on wheels when it's running on full throttle!
This is an ASF file video clip (0.3 MB) of the usual post-race bullshit session.  Watch and listen as "Jeff Gordon" delivers one of his classic stories. Drivers Meeting

3Litre V6
Check out the impressive set of intake stacks on this slightly modified Honda CRX.  There's a 3 litre V6 hiding under there!
Wicked CRX
Front-wheel-drive cars need all the help they can get to keep up with the stock Chevettes.


Next, see Passing under Yellow.

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