Robbie Dickson

Robbie Dickson

Canadian Bull Run Rally to arrive in Princeton on July 7

On Sunday, July 7 at the Princeton Airport the Canadian Bull Run Rally teams will host the Princeton Airport Supercar Drag Racing event

For a high school student a break from class is a welcome event, but when it’s a break from class to hang out with some cool people with some very cool cars, it’s even better!

On Thursday, May 30, students at Princeton Secondary had just that opportunity.

Robbie Dickson, founder of the Canadian Bull Run Rally, Coordinator Andrew and rally photographer Menoo arrived at the school in a Lamborghini and an Audi R8 to show the cars and introduce students to the rally.

The Canadian Bull Run Rally is a non profit event, giving sports car enthusiasts the opportunity to  spend time and have some fun together….all while showing off their fantastic cars.

This year the rally will take place over the July 5 to 8 weekend. The event will begin in Pitt Meadows, travelling onto Whistler, then Vernon and on to Princeton.

On Sunday, July 7 at the Princeton Airport the Canadian Bull Run Rally teams will host the Princeton Airport Supercar Drag Racing event from 1 to 4 p.m., and will also provide residents with the opportunity to view the sports cars up close. Supercars like; a Lamborghini Aventador, Audi R8’s, Ferraris, McLaren SLR, Lamborghini Murciélago, Nissan GTR’s and more will be involved in this event.

As a fundraiser, the Princeton Basketball Association will host a barbecue lunch during the rally event.

During the event in Princeton,  the Princeton Basketball Association, Vermillion Forks Elementary School and the Princeton Volunteer Fire Brigade will be presented with a donation from members of the Canadian Bull Run Rally 2013.

Gates open for the event at 12:30 p.m., and fee for admission is by donation.

To find out more about the rally please visit  www.canadianbullrun.com or like them on Facebook to keep up with their events. www.facebook.com/CanadianBullrun

 

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