Ross joined the Vancouver Island Track Racing Association (V.I.T.R.A.) in 1963. His first year of driving competition began in 1964. He campaigned a 1938Buick with a straight 8 engine in the Stock Car class. He was awarded the Dick Willoughby Sportsmanship Trophy and finished the year in 2nd place in the season's point standings. Switched to a 1950 Ford Coupe for the 1965 season and was most successful withit. He won the Championship Race and ended up first in overall points for the year. 1966 saw Ross competing primarily in Nanaimo with V.I.T.R.A. He was again crowned points champion and also won the Sponsor's Trophy. In 1967, Ross ended the year in 2nd place. He also repeated as the Willoughby Sportsmanship Trophy winner; the July Cup winner; and the track record holder. Ross moved up to the new Super Stock class in 1968. He campaigned a 1958 Ford to a first place finish in total points for the year. He was again overall champion in 1970. He also won many awards including: theJuly Cup, the Sponsor's Trophy, the Corby Cup (most Main Event wins), the Championship Race Trophy and was also the Track Record holder for the class. Ross won the prestigous Canada 200 race in 1972 with his 1969 Ford Torino race car. 1973 saw him 2nd in overall points in the International Drivers Challenge event; qualified for the Permatex 200 in Riverside, California; win the Rainier Sportsman 250; win the Belmont Stakes Race at Langley Speedway; and win the B. C. Superstock Championship. After a brief retirement, he came back out behind the wheel of an O.T.R.A. (Old Time Racers Association) race car, competing throughout the Pacific Northwest for a couple of seasons. He again won his share of races with this organization.