Latest Ford News In Penticton BC
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<a href="https://skahaford.com/inventory/#/?&orderBy=5&asc=1&t=0&filter=[New%2CFORD%2CMustang%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2CEcoBoost%2C]"><img src="/images/upload/June_2021/latest_ford_news/area-27-kartplex.png"alt="A photo of the Kartplex track at Area 27 taken on a sunny day against a blue sky showing two karts with drivers racing from the right to the left of the image."/></a>If you enjoyed the thrill of racing during Skaha Ford's Track Day at Area 27 in BC, then you'll surely love the Arrive + Drive karts. This open to the public experience is available to all riders ages eight and above and every skill level—so the whole family can come, too.

The Kartplex offers both drop-in and scheduled times to race using its fleet of state-of-the-art TB karts, and there are also driving suits and helmets available. That means all you've got to do is show up!

The 1.21 km course itself incorporates both long straightaways to gain speed and challenging curves to enhance the thrills during the 10-minute laps. But don't worry, rides are protected the whole time by fully automated safety systems that feature artificial intelligence for up-to-the-minute responses to changing conditions.

To learn more or join the Track Day event, contact Skaha Ford at [email protected]—but hurry; only limited spots are available!
<a href="https://skahaford.com/inventory/#/?&orderBy=5&asc=1&t=0&filter=[New%2CFORD%2CMustang%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2CEcoBoost%2C]"><img src="/images/upload/June_2021/latest_ford_news/track-day-motorcycles.png"alt="A photo of a motorcycle with a rider wearing and orange and black leather riding suit and helmet on a track; there is motion blur visible."/></a>There's more than car racing to be had at Area 27 in BC. Once Skaha Ford's Track Day ends, those seeking the thrill of motorcycles can enjoy lessons that are tailored especially for two-wheeled fun.

Riders of all skills can enrol in the 2-Day Motorcycle Academy, which covers lessons that involve both the track and classroom experiences. You'll get to learn tips and strategies that help bikers stay stable and gain speed while racing, including Ken Hill’s signature “Order of the Sport” strategy.

Take advantage of the instructor's insights on bike placement—where you should be and why—focus and vision, and motor control abilities. You will even get one-on-one feedback with a video to review so that you can fine-tune your skills and truly enjoy the thrills of driving on two wheels in BC.

To learn more or join the Track Day event, contact Skaha Ford at [email protected]—but hurry; only limited spots are available!
<a href="https://skahaford.com/inventory/#/?&orderBy=5&asc=1&t=0&filter=[New%2CFORD%2CMustang%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2CEcoBoost%2C]"><img src="/images/upload/June_2021/latest_ford_news/Academy_27-2.jpg"alt="A photo of the Area 27 race course showing a curvy section with cars seen from the back racing off into the distance with hills and a blue sky visible in the background."/></a>Once you have enjoyed Skaha Ford's Track Day event at Area 27 in BC and taken the One Day Camaro Driving Academy, there's still more to explore. That way, you can keep learning and honing those on-the-course skills.

At the 2.5 Day Camaro Driving Academy, drivers get to apply intermediate techniques, including corner set-up, weight transfers, and entry and exit phases. The following morning, they'll take to the entire circuit with a walk and then one-on-one feedback from the instructor regarding lapping.

After the one-on-one instruction, students can then take to the whole track for themselves with open lapping. Everyone will also get a comprehensive group and individual evaluation to hone their essential driving skills further. And once everything is complete, certificates of recognition will be handed out, as well.

To learn more or join the Track Day event, contact Skaha Ford at [email protected]—but hurry; only limited spots are available!
<a href="https://skahaford.com/inventory/#/?&orderBy=5&asc=1&t=0&filter=[New%2CFORD%2CMustang%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2CEcoBoost%2C]"><img src="/images/upload/June_2021/latest_ford_news/Academy_27.jpg"alt="A photo of the Area 27 race course showing a car driving on it in the mid-ground, another car in the foreground at the far-right side of the image with hills and blue sky seen in the background."/></a>Skaha Ford's Track Day is sure to ignite a yearning for the course. That's why Area 27 offers many types of high-speed experiences which members can enjoy in BC.

Speed demons can also enjoy the Conti Cup GTU Series, where cars with less than 250 horsepower take to the track. Due to the minimal modifications rules in place, drivers are assured of a more competitive race at lower costs.

Then there's the Radical SR3 Championship Series, which is an open cockpit race experience. These cars have a low-maintenance chassis and power train, yet they can still achieve thrilling speeds.

Finally, there's the RS1 Track Car race, in which the cars crank out up to 450 horsepower via a 4-speed transmission. Members can take advantage of these fuelled, tuned, and ready-to-drive vehicles for the ultimate high-speed experience.

To learn more or join the Track Day event, contact Skaha Ford at [email protected]—but hurry; only limited spots are available!
<a href="https://skahaford.com/inventory/#/?&orderBy=5&asc=1&t=0&filter=[New%2CFORD%2CMustang%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2CEcoBoost%2C]"><img src="/images/upload/May_2021/latest_ford_news/area-27-more.png"alt="A photo of the Area 27 race course showing a straight section and an observer's platform in the mid-ground with trees, a large hill, and a blue sky visible in the background."/></a>After having the first taste of Skaha Ford's Track Day in BC, you may want to experience even more thrills. That's why there are plenty of other experts and experiences to take advantage of at Area 27.

The helpful, friendly team at Area 27 can put you in touch with local vendors specializing in anything from wineries to detailing. Or, ask for private coaching services and get uniquely-tailored experiences on topics such as shaving down lap times or simply feeling comfortable on the course.

Similarly, specialized courses are offered, including motorcycling lessons available in multiple lengths to suit any schedule. But newbies need not fret, either; simply book the Introductory Motorsports Mixer course, and a fun day of experiencing the basics on the track is yours to enjoy in BC.

To learn more or join the Track Day event, contact Skaha Ford at [email protected]—but hurry; only limited spots are available!
<a href="https://skahaford.com/inventory/#/?&orderBy=5&asc=1&t=0&filter=[New%2CFORD%2CMustang%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2CEcoBoost%2C]"><img src="/images/upload/May_2021/latest_ford_news/track-day-friends-and-more.jpeg"alt="A photo of the Area 27 race course showing a curve and a black car seen from the side driving in the foreground and a white one in the mid ground at the right-hand side of the image; trees and grass can be seen in the background."/></a>Once you savour Area 27 in BC after attending Skaha Ford's Track Day event, you may want to bring friends so they can experience it, too. Fortunately, members are allowed to have up to 15 companions come with them—plus attendees are also entitled to drive non-street-legal vehicles.

That's right, bring your modded car and drive it as it was meant to be during designated times offered to non-street-legal vehicles (as long as it meets sound levels). Motorcycles are welcome as well, and they are provided separate opportunities for riding.

Members also may have spouses and dependents (up to 27 years old) accompany them, and you can add other family members from 28 to 35 for a small additional fee. That way, the whole gang is afforded the chance of on-the-track thrills in BC.

To learn more or join the Track Day event, contact Skaha Ford at [email protected]—but hurry; only limited spots are available!
<a href="https://skahaford.com/inventory/#/?&orderBy=5&asc=1&t=0&filter=[New%2CFORD%2CMustang%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2CEcoBoost%2C]"><img src="/images/upload/May_2021/latest_ford_news/area-27-members.jpg"alt="A photo of the inside of a sports car showing the front dash, a driver in the front seat behind the wheel who can be seen holding the wheel while wearing a helmet as they navigate a race course behind a red car visible through the windshield with a bright sky and mountains seen in the background."/></a>After attending Skaha Ford’s Track Day event, you may want to experience the thrills once again. Fortunately, Memberships at Area 27 are easily available, and they will let you have the same exciting on-track adventures whenever it's desired in BC.

As a Member, you can take advantage of personalized coaching with some of Canada's best race car drivers and enrol in masterclass opportunities to further refine your skills. Beyond the serious side, trips to Okanagan’s wine country and other fun events are also on offer.

You will also have a minimum of 15 days per month to enjoy the track for racing, plus daily access to the Kartplex. There are even lifetime family-style memberships available if desired, plus plenty of new friends to meet and drive alongside in BC.

To learn more or join the Track Day event, contact Skaha Ford at [email protected]—but hurry; only limited spots are available!
<a href="https://skahaford.com/inventory/#/?&orderBy=5&asc=1&t=0&filter=[New%2CFORD%2CMustang%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2CEcoBoost%2C]"><img src="/images/upload/May_2021/latest_ford_news/area-27-events.jpg"alt="A photo of the Area 27 Kart Track, showing the Clubhouse on the left-hand, vertical middle of the image preceded by a lush green lawn; in the background a blue sky and some mountains are visible."/></a>With Skaha Ford’s Track Day fast approaching in BC, you may be wondering what other exciting opportunities are available at Area 27. This facility not only boasts the race track on which you’ll be speeding cars across but many related facilities as well.

Book the clubhouse, and you can take in views of the entire property by standing on the 2,500 sq. ft. wrap-around terrace. Not only that, with 3,000 sq. ft. of showroom space that seats up to 80 people, all sorts of events from company gatherings to family parties are possible.

All the comforts you’ve come to expect are included, too—such as complimentary Wi-Fi, five 65” TVs for presentations, and a surround-sound system. And if you want to serve delicious meals outdoors, use the fire pit.

To learn more or join the Track Day event, contact Skaha Ford at [email protected]—but hurry; only limited spots are available!
<a href="https://skahaford.com/inventory/#/?&orderBy=5&asc=1&t=0&filter=[New%2CFORD%2CMustang%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2CEcoBoost%2C]"><img src="/images/upload/April_2021/latest_ford_news/area-27-map.png"alt="A photo of the Camaro logo with the words Driving Academy written underneath it and it is all displayed upon a light-grey background."/></a>High-speed thrills might be the big draw to Skaha Ford's Track Day, but there is undoubtedly lots to keep you occupied in Area 27. At this complex, you'll find plenty of options to learn more about cars and racing.

The Camaro Driving Academy boasts the opportunity for a maximum of 14 students to use an actual 2021 V8 SS 1LE model. You will learn all about its performance features and even get an introduction to ideas such as seating position, safety while on the rack, and flags.

Furthermore, there is an on-track control lesson followed by a controlled short-course lapping lead-follow, so you get a realistic sense of the entire racing experience. And to top it off, refreshments and an explanation of Area 27's history come included, as well.

To learn more or join the Track Day event, contact Skaha Ford at [email protected]—but hurry; only limited spots are available!
<a href="https://skahaford.com/inventory/#/?&orderBy=5&asc=1&t=0&filter=[New%2CFORD%2CMustang%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2CEcoBoost%2C]"><img src="/images/upload/April_2021/latest_ford_news/area-27-map.png"alt="A photo of the Area 27 Main Circuit track; it has the track area highlighted in grey and the logo in the top left corner of the image reads Area 27."/></a>When you take the pavement on June 16, 2021, during Skaha Ford's Track Day event, it will be immediately evident that it is no ordinary circuit. Designed to feel just like a professional racecourse, it offers high-level thrills to BC drivers.

The Main Circuit at Area 27 boasts a 4.83 km (3.0 mile) length and is a full 12.2 m (40 feet) wide, so you'll get the impression of being a pro. And with 16 curves to negotiate, including the 11-degree Turn 7, the rubber will really burn the whole time.

The entire lap takes place over an elevation change of 109 m (357 ft), so BC drivers will get to experience thrilling slopes and jumps, as well. Meanwhile, long straight sections provide a chance to recuperate before the next curve.

To learn more or join this event, contact Skaha Ford at [email protected]—but hurry; only limited spots are available!
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