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CLUB EXECUTIVE

  • GARY SMITH

    PRESIDENT

    Gary has been a member of VIKA since the 1970s and has held many different positions on the executive over the years. Gary has had a very successful racing career in all forms of motorsports and has now come back to where it all began for him -- karting! His focus is to promote karting on the island and give kids of all ages the opportunity to drive a kart.

    Contact Gary at 250-514-8888

  • CRAIG ROBERTS

    1ST VICE-PRESIDENT

    Craig has been passionate about motorsports his entire life. From driver, to crew chief, to corner worker, to flag man in all types of racing. Currently he is involved in high end on-road RC car racing and of course, karting. Craig’s overall goal for this club is to put kart racing back on the map here on Vancouver Island.

    Contact Craig at 250-896-5630

  • Michael Chalk

    2ND VICE-PRESIDENT

    Michael has come from a background of drag racing mechanics, pit crew for dragster and funny cars around Europe. He is happy to help anyone on and off the track. He found his love for karting in England. He moved to Vancouver island in 2010 and he has been promoting and racing karts with the VIKA ever since.

  • MICHELLE BEMISTER

    TREASURER

    Michelle has been part of a karting family for the past 9 years. She is often at the track supporting her husband and son and more recently volunteering. Michelle brings a friendly attitude, new ideas and her experience as a Human Resource Manager to the club.

    Contact Michelle at vika.treasurer@outlook.com

  • BRAM HARVEY

    SECRETARY

    Bram grew up with a father who was a factory mechanic for the 1959 24 hrs of LeMans winning Jaguar Team so racing is in his blood. He has been a passionate fan of both local and international motorsports his whole life having attended everything from F1 and IndyCar races to Craftsman Supertruck, IMSA and NATCC races. He has helped many of his friends out with their racecars, trucks and karts but only recently got into driving himself. He's passionate about karting and is excited to help the VIKA. He can be found on race days with a huge smile on his face!

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