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Award Winning Artist Gary Dausch For the Holiday Offers Collector Long Sleeve Tee Art Shirts

Posted Dec-04-20 at 7:36 PM By Dan Davis



The special art images by Gary on front and back are Jim Clark with winning Indy Lotus, Gulf Porsche 917 Coupe, the Barney Oldfield Miller Golden Submarine, Can-Am Big Block Gold Air Trumpets.  The shirts are lightweight, moisture wicking, long tails, offer 50+ UV protection and are made in USA.  

Purchase at
gdausch.com.

The Dec 11-13 VDCA Season Finale “Oyster Shucking and Pig Pulling Party” And Races At Roebling Road Celebrate The Last 2020 Vintage Race Weekend In The USA

Posted Nov-25-20 at 11:37 PM By Dan Davis

This event is held in the true spirit of vintage racing with a focus on liberal track time in unique races with friendly competition.  The theme is a celebration of the 2020 VDCA season and the camaraderie of all of vintage racing across the USA.

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Retromobile Postponed from February to June 2021

Posted Nov-19-20 at 7:12 PM By celac

The annual Retromobile show, scheduled for February 2021, has been moved back to June 2021. Click "Continue" below for the full text of the press release.

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VRG Turkey Bowl Vintage Race Weekend, Summit Point, Nov 20-22, 6 Races for Each of Five Groups, 30 Races!

Posted Nov-17-20 at 3:31 PM By Dan Davis

VRG emphasizes lots of races on a weekend.  Practice and qualifying take place Friday morning.  The first races are Friday afternoon. Saturday has three races and Sunday has two.  

VRG is a member owned and operated club.  Eligible cars include:  Pre-1989 Sports and GT, Pre 1989 Sport Sedans, 1980 - 1993 SCCA Improved Touring, ITA - ITB - ITC, Miata 1.6 liter Sports Cars, Pre 1972 Sports Racing Cars on treaded tires, S-2000, Pre 1972 Formula Cars, PreWar Sports and Racing Cars.

VRG invites guest vintage racers holding licenses from Vintage Motorsports Council, VMC, member clubs.  Other licenses considered. 

Info: www.vrgonline.org.    Phone720-722-3874

VDCA Ends Season Nov 14-15 At Road Atlanta and Dec 11-13 Roebling Road

Posted Nov-10-20 at 4:03 PM By Dan Davis

The VDCA Veterans Day Historics November 14-15 are at one of North America’s vintage racers favorite big, traditional, fast circuits.  In 1970 it was rushed to completion in a few months to host a Can-Am series race.  In one of the most closely contested races between the new Chaparral 2J, Team McLaren’s M8Ds and the new Lola 220, the surprise winner was Tony Dean’s Porsche 908.  Surprises and great vintage racing are sure to be part of this VDCA racing weekend.

VDCA always has the honor of hosting the very last vintage race across the U.S.  Officially it is the VDCA Fall finale, held this year the weekend of December 11-13.  Unofficially it is the “Oyster Shucking Pig Pulling Party” with races added.  It has fun races, great camaraderie, and friendly competition.  One of the very special race weekends every year.

Info: www.vintagedrive.com

Steve Austin’s Historic Racing Tours 2021 Bookings Open, April 5-13 Monaco Historics, July 1-9 Classic Le Mans, and Sept 5-13 Goodwood

Posted Nov-04-20 at 1:47 PM By Dan Davis

These are the top historic racing events in Europe and include many special site trips to the area and racing companies.  Steve Austin’s historic racing tours to top European and UK events offer insider access and terrific hospitality suites viewing.  The experience is enhanced with insider info by racing legends.  The tours are arranged to provide the enthusiast with a total first class and unique experience.  Steve personally arranges the hotels, restaurants, transportation, at event and area extra visits to interesting auto related sites.

Call now as bookings always sell out.

Steve’s cell: 503-349-8769
Office: 503-824-4079

Nov 7-8 VARA Big Bore Bash High HP Vintage Racing Excitement, Willow Springs

Posted Nov-02-20 at 1:45 PM By Dan Davis

This vintage racing weekend features anything powered by a big engine.  Always competing are Corvettes, Shelby GT 350s, Sunbeam Tigers, Cobras, Trans Am Cars, American Stock Cars and Sports Racers powered by big American V8s.

It is also a full weekend of vintage racing for all VARA classes.  This is the last race of VARA’s 2020 season.  It is conducted under full COVID-19 protocols.  The next VARA event is their drivers school in January 2021.

INFO:  www.vararacing.com

Nov 7-8 VARA Big Bore Bash High HP Vintage Racing Excitement, Willow Springs

Posted Nov-02-20 at 1:45 PM By Dan Davis

This vintage racing weekend features anything powered by a big engine.  Always competing are Corvettes, Shelby GT 350s, Sunbeam Tigers, Cobras, Trans Am Cars, American Stock Cars and Sports Racers powered by big American V8s.
It is also a full weekend of vintage racing for all VARA classes.  This is the last race of VARA’s 2020 season.  It is conducted under full COVID-19 protocols.  The next VARA event is their drivers school in January 2021.

CVAR Final 2020 Points Race With SVRA Vintage & Speed Tour, COTA Nov 5-8

Posted Oct-28-20 at 10:17 PM By Dan Davis

CVAR has traditionally turned out in large numbers to race at COTA with SVRA Vintage during the annual late year Speed Tour weekend.

The Circuit of The Americas Formula One circuit has received great compliments from racers, staff and spectators during the annual F1 races.  Unfortunately, they were not held in 2020.  Many vintage racers have enjoyed racing on this circuit over the years.  Initially it was an all vintage weekend, recently it has become a combo pro and vintage racing weekend.  CVAR expects over 100 members to compete this weekend.

Info: www.corinthianvintagerace.com

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Nov 4-8 HSR Historics & Classic 24, Dec 3-6 HSR Serbring Historics & Classic 12

Posted Oct-26-20 at 6:50 AM By Dan Davis

This pair of annual big vintage and historic weekends include sprint races, short enduros and a big long endurance race.  Each long endurance race is contested by several groups rotating in one hour stints to add up to the Sebring 12 or Daytona 24 hour length.

They are held on legendary road racing circuits that have hosted great international series.  The big Sebring races began in the early 1950s and the Daytona races in the early 1960s.

Info: www.hsrrace.com or 727-573-1340. (FL)

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CSRG Season Finale Oct 30-Nov 1 ThunderHill, USRRC Tribute & Season Awards

Posted Oct-17-20 at 5:27 PM By Dan Davis

The weekend has a full schedule of vintage races and practice sessions at ThunderHill Raceway Park.  The USRRC Tribute Group has its final 2020 feature race on Saturday.

The annual CSRG awards will be presented after Saturday races.

CSRG has announced a four race schedule for 2021: April 9-11, David Love Vintage Races Sonoma Raceway; May 14-16, ThunderHill Vintage Races; October 18th Annual Charity Challenge  Sonoma Raceway; October 29-31, 53rd Season Finale & Awards Dinner ThunderHill Raceway Park.

Info: www.csrgracing.org

Oct 16-18 Vintage Races: VRG at The Glen, VSCDA at Blackhawk

Posted Oct-10-20 at 3:47 PM By Dan Davis

VRG At The Glen races are held each year on the legendary Watkins Glen International road racing circuit that has hosted F.1, USRRC, Can-Am, Indy Cars, NASCAR and IMSA.  VRG members and guests will enjoy races for all VRG classes plus the final 2020 Formula Ford Challenge series race.  After The Glen, VRG’s next race is the VRG Turkey bowl, Nov 20-22 at Summit Point, West Virginia.
VSCDA Oktoberfest at Blackhawk Farms is the annual end of season race weekend for VSCDA.  This 18th version has races for all classes, plus Jeff Porasik/Disabled American Veterans open and closed wheel enduros, Spridget Feature Race, and The Witch Hunt Race.  The COVID-19 protocol dinner is a gourmet box dinner from Franchesco’s.

Oct 9-11 Vintage Events: CVAR Hallett, HVR Lake Garnet, HSR Atlanta, RMVR La Junta

Posted Oct-03-20 at 7:28 PM By Dan Davis

The CVAR Thunder On the Cimarron vintage races at Hallett Motor Racing Circuit, open with a Friday test and tune and continue Saturday and Sunday with races for all CVAR classes.  Included is the Formula Ford Challenge feature.  There are typically racers from Midwestern vintage clubs entered to enjoy this favorite club racing circuit.  
The Heartland Vintage Racing Lake Garnet Revival celebrates the legendary late 1950s and 1960s SCCA races in Kansas.  The first race in 1959 had a huge spectator crowd to watch racers navigate a true road circuit around the lake.  This event has high speed exhibitions on the circuit and other special events.
HSR Fall Historics at Road Atlanta has a full schedule of sprint races plus the SASCO International/American Challenge, BMW enduros, Classic RS Cup and Global GT.  Road Atlanta is one of the legendary circuits which has hosted all the great series.
RMVR Myrl Sumner’s Family Fall Race at La Junta close out the Rocky Mountain Vintage Racing club 2020 season with sprint races for all classes over two days. La Junta Raceway is a 1.5 mile, 7 turn airport road race circuit in Southeastern Colorado.  

Midwest Oldtimers On-Track 1:00-2:30 PM, Oct 3, Anderson Speedway, IN, During Tony Elliott Classic

Posted Oct-02-20 at 9:51 PM By Dan Davis

Sign in starts at noon October 3 for the vintage oval cars of the Midwest Oldtimers Vintage Race Car Club.  After their 1:00-2:30 PM on track session, the cars will be displayed during the evening contemporary races.  These include the special Tony Elliott Sprint Car Race, Kenyon Midget Series Race, Marcum Welding Front Wheel Drives Race and Pro-National Series Baby Grand cars.  All Oldtimers entrants receive 2 tickets for the evening show.

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Crossflow Cup For Vintage, Classic and Club F Fords Season Finale Oct 2-4 With CSRG

Posted Oct-01-20 at 4:05 PM By Dan Davis

The final 2020 Crossflow Cup Races and awards ceremony will be at CSRG’s Charity Challenge vintage racing weekend at Sonoma Raceway.  There is a full weekend of F Ford practice, qualifying and feature races.The Crossflow group will also celebrate the 2020 season by awarding the annual Crossflow Cup and other awards in a special awards and podium party.  

This is a non-spectator weekend under DOVID-19 protocols.

Special Themes & Features At This Weekend’s Vintage Races

Posted Sep-29-20 at 8:04 PM By Dan Davis

The CSRG’s Charity Challenge title is the theme for this annual major vintage weekend at Sonoma Raceway.  The event raises money for Sonoma charities.  Features include Saturday's USRRC Tribute race and races for Sports Sedans of the 1960s and 70s.

The VSCCA Fall Finale - A PreWar Celebration title promotes a special weekend of races at Lime Rock Park for PreWar Cars.  The PreWar grids are expected to be smaller than usual due to COVID-19.

VARA’s Oktoberfest draws on the classic Munich beer festival theme for it’s races at Buttonwillow Raceway.  There are special races for German cars and a German vs British cars annual feature.

Three Vintage Races First Weekend in October

Posted Sep-25-20 at 1:33 PM By Dan Davis

October 2-3 VSCCA Fall finale - A PreWar Celebration Lime, Rock Park, CT www.vscca.org
October 2-4 CSRG Charity Challenge, Sonoma Raceway, CA. www.csrgracing.org.  Phone 888-268-7126
October 3-4 VARA Oktoberfest, Buttonwillow Raceway, CA. www.vararacing.com. Phone 760-504-0388
COVID-19 protocols for the event state will be in effect.  Check the club website or phone, if available, for updates.

Fall Arrives Sept 22 With Three Late Sept Races

Posted Sep-22-20 at 6:22 PM By Dan Davis

September 24-27 SVRA Heacock Gold Cup at Virginia International Raceway. www.svra.com
September 25-27 Waterford Hills Open Track Day and Great Lakes Challenge at Waterford Hills Raceway, MI.
September 26-27 SOVREN Fall Finale at Pacific Raceway, WA.  www.sovrenracing.org
All events are under COVID-19 protocols.  Due to changing conditions, check with event organizing club for details.

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RMVR Enduro and Sprint Vintage Races Sept 19-20 Pueblo Circuit

Posted Sep-17-20 at 3:09 PM By Dan Davis

The traditional Enduro Re-Imagined vintage racing weekend combines Saturday sprint races for RMVR classes with two innovative Sunday sprint/enduros.  There are two enduros, one for Formula and Sports Racers and one for Production Cars.  The enduro formats are three 25 minute sprints with a break between. The start for each session is the previous finish order.  With the third session winner the overall winner.  Pueblo is a 2.2 mile circuit with 10 turns. Pueblo is about a 2 hours drive south of Denver.   The final RMVR 2020 race weekend is scheduled for October 10-11 at La Junta raceway.

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2021 Aug 12-15 Rolex Monterey Motorsport Reunion Vintage and Historic Race Groups

Posted Sep-16-20 at 6:45 PM By Dan Davis

Pre-1920 Exhibition Race
1966-1985 Masters Historic Formula One
1920-1951 Racing Cars
1947-1955 Sports Racing and GT
1955-1964 GT
1963-1966 GT over 2500cc
1973-1981 FIA, IMSA, GT, GTX, GTU, AAGT
FIA Manufacturers Championship
1981-1991 IMSA, GTO, GTP, Trans-Am
1955-1961 Sports Racing under/over 2000cc
1961-1966 GT under 2500cc
1966-1972 Trans-Am
1983-2016 Masters Endurance Legends
1963-1978 IndyCar

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The Sept 18-20 VSCDA w/ HSR Elkhart Lake Vintage Festival, Road America Attracts 320 Vintage Racers

Posted Sep-14-20 at 6:28 PM By Dan Davis

The largest major vintage and historic racing and concours weekend of 2020 begins this Thursday for three days of vintage and historic car racing.  In addition to sprint races, there are Friday and Sunday afternoon enduros.  It all takes place on the 4 mile Road America Circuit for this special Ariens Art on wheels supported weekend. COVID-19 protocols apply.  Cars of all VSCDA and HSR classes are invited.
Japanese cars are the featured marque with several dozen entered.  This annual race and festival weekend includes The Gathering On The Green concours in the nearby town of Elkhart Lake. However, the traditional tour of the original through the countryside circuit of the early 1950s will not take place.  That circuit was replaced by Road America in 1955.  The circuit layout is unchanged since then with only paving and safety improvements.  It is set in a 600 acre park with great views of the action by spectators all around the circuit.  Many new facilities and paddock improvements have been made in the last few years.

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CVAR Sept 11-13 Brad Balles School & Races, Eagles Canyon Raceway, Record Entry, Great Cars

Posted Sep-10-20 at 12:33 PM By Dan Davis

The new upgraded track, totally rebuilt from under base to modern surface, with a revised layout has made Eagles Canyon Raceway one of the best club friendly, yet challenging road racing tracks in North America.

The first reports from private lapping sessions have spread the word and have attracted a large and varied entry of CVAR vintage racers, Bill Wolff, President reported.  He continued that not only is the entry a record number of entrants over previous CVAR events, but it has attracted a real quality variety of cars and drivers.  There are numerous Shelby GT 350s, and Cobra’s, and a very special ex-Peter Revson Ford GT 40.  Almost every class has special entries.   A very special group of entries is dozen father-son/daughter teams.  Past CVAR president, Herb Hilton, heads a three generation team.  To open the event the Friday Brad Balles Vintage Racing School, named for CVAR’s founder, has attracted a good group of future racers.

This event is a non-spectator event with full COVID-19 protocols in effect.

24 Vintage Races & Rallies UK-Europe Sept, Oct, Per HMRN

Posted Sep-08-20 at 6:00 PM By Dan Davis

Historic Motor Racing News, the top European vintage racers magazine, has released their updated vintage racing and rally schedule. They note it is subject to change as COVID-19 conditions can change rapidly. 

September has opened with events in France, Netherlands and Sweden.  Ten events are scheduled in September and thirteen in October.  There are vintage races at legendary circuits including Monza, Angouleme, SPA, Dijon, Silverstone, Le Mans and of course the Mille Miglia roads through Northern Italy.  HMRN is published monthly and features vintage races, rallies and selected concours in the UK and Europe.  

Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion & Pre-Reunion Now Sanctioned by HSR

Posted Sep-02-20 at 4:08 PM By Dan Davis

The sanction agreement with HSR includes providing expertise in vetting entries for authenticity competitor registration and tech.

HSR has been a major vintage racing group for over four decades.  HSR was established in the 1970s by organizing The Walter Mitty Classic at Road Atlanta.  HSR currently organizes numerous vintage and historic racing events each year including the International Classic Daytona 24 and the Classic Sebring 12 hour races.  David Hinton has been President since 2012 of this Florida based company.  He has been a regular competitor at the Rolex in recent years.  David also operates Heritage Motorsports a respected vintage and historic racing prep and racer support business located in Florida.

John Narigi, President and General Manager of WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, explained “Our intent is to continue evolving the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion to new levels of excitement by continuing to attract and present the very finest and authentic race cars that owners want to drive and fans want to see”. 

Labor Day Racing at Roebling Road, Pikes Peak, Lime Rock and Portland, Next Weekend is Eagles Canyon

Posted Aug-29-20 at 1:18 AM By Dan Davis

Sept 5-6 VDCA Hurricane in Savannah, Roebling Road, GA has a full schedule of vintage groups and special races.
Info: https://www.vintagedrive.com

Sept 5-6  RMVR Drivers School and Race is at Pikes Peak International Raceway, CO.  All CVAR vintage classes will be racing.
Info: http://rmvr.com/2020-rmvr-drivers-school/

Sept 4-6
SOVREN Portland Columbia River Classic vintage races at Portland Raceway features British Cars. There is a Friday Test & Tune and 5 weekend races for each group.  Sunday SVRA contemporary Trans Am is cancelled.

Sept 4-7
Lime Rock Historics has vintage racing Friday, Saturday and Monday, Sunday is a concours day.  

Sept 11-13  
CVAR Brad Balles School and Races are at the new improved Eagles Canyon Raceway in Texas.  Friday is a vintage racing school.  There are Saturday and Sunday races for all CVAR groups plus novice races.
Info: https://corinthianvintageautoracing.com/2020/01/brad-balles-school/

Sept 9-13
SVRA U.S. Vintage Grand Prix at The Glen International Raceway is cancelled, as is the accompanying 2020 Watkins Glen Grand Prix Festival in Watkins Glen.
Info: https://svra.com/news/us-vintage-grand-prix-at-watkins-glen-an-important-update/

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