Latest Ford News In Penticton BC
<a href="[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="[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="[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!

Experience Professional Racing for Yourself at Skaha Ford's Track Day in Oliver, BC

(Posted on Apr 16, 2021 at 10:20PM by Zak Khan)

<a href="[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/2021-Ford-Mustang-EcoBoost-Fastback-control-sale.jpg"alt="A photo of the 2021 Ford Mustang driving on a track; it is white in colour and there is a red and white edge visible on the left side of the image and motion blur is evident."/></a>Have you ever dreamed of being able to take your car down a professional racecourse? On June 16, 2021, it can come true at Skaha Ford's Track Day event!

Join us in Oliver, BC, at Area 27—a sports complex with a real race track—to experience 4.83 km of excitement. From 8 am to 4:30 pm, you can enjoy 11° of banking and 109 metres in elevation changes; and you can even have lunch with the Skaha Ford team.

Best of all, your car can tackle the track! An inspection is required to ensure it's capable of racing (which can be done by our Service Department, if desired). This check verifies that your ride has proper tire treads, fluid levels, brake pad conditions, and wheel alignment—then you're set to speed off!

To learn more or join this event, contact Skaha Ford at [email protected]—but hurry; only 45 spots are available!

2020 ford mustang for sale penticton bcHear that? It’s the slap of wheels against the pavement, a roar of engines, a huff of exhaust. The Skaha Ford team is revving up our cars and heading toward Oliver, BC - and we can’t wait to meet you there.

Our Track Day Event is starting!

All of the activities have been planned; each of the details has been finalized; and it’s now time to reap the rewards, with our team ready to conquer the Area 27 circuit. We’ve been practicing our rally manoeuvres throughout the last few weeks, and we’re gearing up for high-speed excitement. 

We’re also thrilled to spend time with our customers. To those who have reserved places on our Track Day roster: we thank you. It will be a pleasure to join you on the circuit (as well as to share a meal with you at the Area 27 facility). This will be the start of an annual tradition, and we're delighted that you'll be participating. 

To request additional information about this promotion - including future events, early scheduling opportunities, and more - contact our team. We will gladly respond to any enquiries... after we return from the track.
2020 ford mustang for sale penticton bcAugust 10th is inching ever closer, Okanagan - and that means there is only a little time left to secure the ultimate full-throttle experience. Our Track Day Event is almost here!

Tomorrow the Skaha Ford team will rev into Area 27, testing our skills against its famed circuit. We’ll try to shatter records as we roar down a series of world-class corners (all while following the lessons of the facility’s professional instructors); and then we’ll take victory sips at a private luncheon. It’s certain to be a day like no other… and we want you with us.

This is the last chance to earn a spot on our Track Day team. Contact us now to gain access to Area 27’s renowned facilities (which are not typically available to the public), as well as to meet with our staff. We want you to join us at the starting line.

Uncertain if the circuit is right for you? Don’t fret - Area 27 also offers go-kart racing, allowing Okanagan drivers to experience high-speeds in a more controlled environment. You can conquer this family-friendly track instead.

Join us for unforgettable autocross fun. Reserve a place on our Track Day team!
2020 ford mustang for sale penticton bcThere is a calendar in the Skaha Ford showroom. On it - circled in red, underlined and punctuated with exclamation points - is the date of August 10th, when our team will journey to Area 27 and experience high-speed fun. Our Track Day Event is coming… and we’re counting down each second.

We’re also hoping you will join us.

A few spots remain available on our Track Day roster -  and we urge customers to participate in the event. Those selected will be able to take advantage of the Area 27 experience, gaining access to a world-class circuit and learning pedal-to-the-metal moves from professional racers. They’ll also join us for a luncheon at the facility, getting to spend time with our staff. Summer fun is guaranteed.

Want to earn a place on our Track Day team? Contact us to learn more about this event - or stop by our showroom before August 10th. We’ll happily provide you with a full list of planned activities and add you to the roster.

Only a few days remain before this high-speed event begins - and then we (along with our customers) will conquer Area 27. Will you be there with us?
2020 ford mustang for sale penticton bcPerformance awaits in Okanagan. On August 10th the Skaha Ford team will rev our way to Area 27 (a luxury motorsports park) for a Track Day experience like no other. 

Join us as we discover Grand Prix thrills. Area 27 will serve as the perfect Track Day locale - connecting our team to a series of twists and turns. Its 4.83-km circuit (which was created by professional racer Jacques Villeneuve) will deliver all-day adrenaline, with its route designed to push the boundaries of speed and skill alike:

Total Corners: 16
Longest Straightaway: 800 meters
Elevation Changes (Per Lap): 109 meters
Carousel Braking Rate: 11 degrees

This circuit will test the abilities of the Skaha Ford team - as well as the lucky guests that wish to join us. There are a few spots still available for our Track Day Event, affording our customers access to Area 27 and its world-class facilities. We encourage those who wish to experience full-throttle power to contact us and secure their place at the starting line.

Area 27 serves as a premier motorsport institution - and we can’t wait to pit our cars against its track. Are you ready for a true rally experience in Okanagan?
2020 ford mustang for sale penticton bcHigh speeds are no longer reserved for the circuit crowd. Instead we’re gifting our Skaha Ford family with a rare experience - allowing them to achieve full-throttle fun in Okanagan. Join us for our exclusive Track Day Event!

On August 10th we will journey to Area 27, a luxury motorsports club in nearby Oliver, BC. There we - along with a few of our Skaha Ford customers - will take to the track, pushing ourselves (and our cars) to the limit. We’ll conquer corners; we’ll dominate straightaways; and we’ll experience a rush of autocross adrenaline, with professional drivers helping us optimize each press of the pedal. This will be the ultimate rally event… and we want you to join us. 

A few spots remain open on our Track Day roster, with Skaha Ford customers able to participate in this event. Your experience will include:

A meet-and-greet with Area 27 drivers.
Access to the autocross track.
Access to the Kartplex Centre.
A luncheon.
…. and more.

Track Day promises thrills for all… and we can’t wait to experience them with you. To learn more about this event (or to request a spot on our Area 27 team) contact us.

Rev on, Okanagan.