Academy 27: our coaches

When building our track we knew the first order of business was to complete the 4.83km ribbon of asphalt we now have winding its way through the sunny Okanagan valley. After all, we have one chance to get it right. As drivers our first priority is time on that track and helping others get the same. Enter Academy 27. In designing our track Academy [...] Read more

50 Years of Grand Prix in Canada - Canadian International Auto Show

The Canadian International Auto Show celebrates 50 years of Grand Prix in Canada. Held in Toronto Feb 17 - 26, it's one of the biggest shows in Canada for all things automotive. This year's event features the history of Grand Prix in Canada, with special displays of driver cars on loan from private collections and public museums. Area 27 co-founde [...] Read more

Flag Worker School: Feb 18 in Osoyoos

FEB 14 UPDATE: this session is now full. One of the key elements to a successful track is safety planning and an important part of that plan is the team working the corners to communicate information to our drivers. As we prepare for another season of hot laps, we're offering FREE flag worker / corner worker training for a few enthusiastic and res [...] Read more

MEDIA RELEASE: Area 27 Supports Osoyoos Childcare Centre

Area 27 Supports Osoyoos Childcare Centre Through Donations to Spirit of the Game Society Osoyoos, British Columbia, February 1 2017 Local non-profit group Spirit of the Game Society, through contributions made by motorsport club Area 27, is providing the Osoyoos Childcare Centre with $4,500 to help with the costs of a playground surface. Area 27 [...] Read more

Memberships: tier 3 rates begin Jan 16, 2017

One year ago in mid-December we broke ground. It was a significant accomplishment to reach that stage of the project and we couldn't have done it without the support of our early members who took a risk and shared our vision. Now that asphalt is down and our idea has come to life, memberships are quite literally flying out the door. With overwhelm [...] Read more

2016: a year in the life of Area 27

True professionals can make a complicated task appear relatively simple, and on big undertakings there is often more to a finished product than meets the eye. In late August of 2016, years of planning culminated in a line of asphalt carving through a desert field surrounded by lush vineyards and rugged mountains. Picture perfect. Has it been an ea [...] Read more

Felino Cars: special offer for Area 27 members

Canada has contributed much to motorsport. We're fortunate to work with some of those who helped to earned the accomplishments our country has today and grateful to connect with others contributing to a new era. FELINO Cars is part of Canada's bright motorsport future. These talented people are offering Area 27 members an opportunity to own some o [...] Read more

Test Drive Day Oct 29: Spec Race Atom & NP01 Elan

The National Auto Sport Association, Spitfire Racing, and Elan Motorsports Technologies are collaborating to bring a unique experience to Area 27. On October 29, the Spec Race Atom by Roadsport Ariel and the NP01 by Elan Motorsports will be at the track to test drive. Now that's drool-worthy. This event is reserved exclusively for Area 27 members [...] Read more

Classic & Collectible Automotive Auction at Area 27: Oct 29

We're pleased to play host to Area 27 member Mackee Auctions for a Classic & Collectible Automotive Auction on October 29. Join us for a day on the paddock with beautiful cars looking for new homes. Mackee Auctions is western Canada's premier auction company based in Kelowna, BC, that specializes in all things relating to collectible and class [...] Read more

Memberships: only 15 left at current rate

It's humbling to see the interest in our track and we and find it hard to believe we're about to write this: 15 memberships remain at the $35,000 initiation rate. That's right: we have only 15 memberships left in this tier. The first 100 memberships sold quickly to a group of dedicated motorsport lovers who saw our vision and wanted in at the grou [...] Read more

Academy 27: women-only course Oct 17-19

Our driving school Academy 27 is well into its second month and many of our members have put wheels to asphalt under the guidance of pro driver Richard Spenard and his instructors. Days are getting shorter, and before we close the season we have one more surprise up our sleeves. While race tracks have traditionally been a male-oriented domain, we' [...] Read more

First Driving Academy: founders' days

There's nothing like the smell of fresh asphalt in the morning - really fresh asphalt. Over Labour Day weekend our founding members discovered this fun fact as they took to the track for their very own driving school session: the first edition of Academy 27, official school of Area 27. Our head driving coach Richard Spenard will spend the next sev [...] Read more