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Posted Nov-22-22 at 6:26 PM By Dan Davis

VCDA Dec 9-11 Celebrates Holidays and End of 2022, CVAR Opens 2023 January 20-22

VDCA at Roebling Road traditionally hosts the last 2022 US vintage racing weekend with a unique schedule of vintage races.  The big Saturday evening Oyster Shucking and Pig Pulling BBQ is a grand party and tribute to the 2022 season.  All VMC member club racers invited!
Info: www.vintagedrive.com

CVAR's January 20-22 Second Annual River City Road Races at Circuit of The Americas near Austin, Texas will be the first US vintage race of 2023. It celebrates the many sports car races held in the 1960s beside the Guadalupe River in Austin, Texas.
Info: www.corinthianvintageautoracing.com

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Posted Nov-05-22 at 1:42 PM By Dan Davis

Vintage Races:  Celebrate The Holiday Season With Special Vintage Races

VRG's Annual Turkey Bowl Vintage Races, November 18-20 are at Summit Point, WV. Entries are open now.  
Info: www.vrgonline.org.

VDCA's Oyster Shucking and Pig Pulling BBQ and Vintage Races, December 9-11.  Enter now to celebrate in style.
Info: www.vintagedrive.com

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Posted Oct-27-22 at 5:56 PM By Dan Davis

Third Formula B 55th Anniversary Feature Nov 4-6, Thunderhill with CSRG

The FB anniversary celebration began at Indianapolis in June, continued in September at Road America and will have the third 2022 celebration at Thunderhill Raceway Park with CSRG's final 2022 vintage race.

The 1967 Continental Grand Prix Series was SCCA's first professional formula series.  The fast, quick, nimble Formula B cars with some 180 horsepower, 1600 cc twin cam engines, in a 900 pound car dominated the series for Formula A (3 liter F1) B, C (Formula Junior) cars.  Gus Hutchinson in a Lotus 41b sealed the 1967 five race Drivers Championship with a win over 35 cars at the Lake Tahoe Grand Prix in California.  The cars were combined with F5000 cars in the 1968 series and then had their own series.  They continue to be very popular in vintage racing.

FB info:  Darrell LeBlanc, 503-200-4687, Marc Giroux 607-368-0241

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Posted Oct-20-22 at 7:09 PM By Dan davis

Eight Vintage Racing Weekends Remain in 2022

There are vintage race weekends in Arizona, Texas, California, West Virginia, Florida and Georgia in October through early December.  Features include tributes to the Daytona 24, Formula B Continental Grand Prix Series, Big Bore Production Cars, Turkey Day, The Sebring 12 Hour and a celebration of the last Vintage Race Weekend of 2022. That is VDCA's December 9-11 party and race at Roebling Road Georgia.  The full schedule is in the accompanying October online issue of Victory Lane Magazine, page 65.

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Posted Oct-17-22 at 1:53 PM By Dan Davis

The British Are Coming! In 2023 Triumphs Featured at Road America, MGs at Lime Rock

The big July 14-16 2023 WeatherTech International Challenge vintage racing weekend and festival hosts the Kastner Cup for Triumphs.  More than 400 vintage racers will be racing during the weekend.

The 2023 Lime Rock Historics and Festival September 1-3 will celebrate the 100th Anniversary of MG cars organized by MG Vintage Racers.  This annual vintage racing weekend will host over 300 vintage racers and their cars.

Both of these vintage racing weekends attract large enthusiastic spectator crowds. Advance ticket info will be available soon at www.roadamerica.com and  www.limerock.com

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Posted Oct-12-22 at 2:14 PM By Dan Davis

Oct 13-16 Busy Vintage Racing Weekend

VSCDA Ozarks International Race is at Ozarks International Raceway, www.vscda.org
HSR Fall Historics are at Road Atlanta,  www.hsrrace.com
Velocity Invitational is at Laguna Seca, www.velocityinvitational.com.   
SVRA Vintage with Speed Tour is at Utah Motorsports Circuit, www.svra.com.
SVRA vintage races are with Chattanooga Motorcar Festival, www.chattanoogamotorcar.com.  
HVR Fall Finale is at Heartland Motorsports Park, www.heartlandvintageracing.com.  

The entire remaining 2022 vintage racing schedule is in victorylane.com each month, along with vintage racing event reports.

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Posted Oct-10-22 at 2:46 PM By Dan Davis

VSDCA's Ozarks International Vintage Race Oct 14-16 Invites All

This is a new 4-mile international class circuit west of St Louis.  Vintage racers from the midwest, southeast and southwest are expected for the first all vintage weekend on this Lake of the Ozarks resort area circuit.
Those who have raced where in contemporary cars compare it favorably to Road America and even the famous SPA in Europe.
Alex Rorke, VSCDA President, notes that this event is focused on liberal track time and expanding the area opportunity for VSCDA.  He extends a special invite to all VSCDA vintage racers and guest vintage racers to inaugurate the new circuit.  
Check his podcast on this site.  Info about the circuit is on the club's website and at www.ozarksinternationalraceway.com. Info: www.vscda.org, phone 616-916-2650

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Posted Oct-05-22 at 8:09 PM By Dan Davis

VSCDA Formula Vee 60th Anniversary Celebration Sept 15-16, 2023 Road America

This big celebration will be the feature at the annual VSCDA Ariens Art on Wheels Vintage Racing and Festival weekend, one of the largest vintage racing weekends in North America which annually attracts over 300 participants.  this big celebration honors the beginning of SCCA's recognition of Formula Vee as a championship class in 1963 and its continuing success around the world with many organizations.  
Vintage racers of F Vees from all years, and of all types, vintage and modern, are invited for special racing groups.  SuperVees, Formula One Vees and other special types will have groups.  Over 150 vintage Formula Vees are expected to enjoy racing on North Americas greatest circuit and enjoying a special reception, F Vee displays, special banquet and seminars.
Formula Vee 60th Anniversary 1963-2023 celebrations will be held earlier in the year by SOVREN, CVAR, VRG and RMVR at vintage racing weekends.  Plenty of opportunity for F Vee racing on-track seat time in 2023. 

VSCDA participant info from Bob Shedd Event Assistant and F Vee racer at email [email protected].  

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Posted Sep-23-22 at 6:25 PM By Dan Davis

Falls's Arrival Signals Great Vintage Racing Events and Time To Organize for 2023

Even while enjoying some of the 25 or so vintage racing weekends on the 2022 schedule, todays parts shortages and shipping problems require action now for a successful vintage racing start to 2023.

We here at victorylanc.com have been doing a survey of key suppliers and the parts lead times and shortages are serious.

Check with the regional and national Vintage Resources monthly section early for info for 2023 refresh, rebuild race prep plans.

This issue the Vintage Resources Section is on pages 71 through 78.

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Posted Sep-20-22 at 1:57 PM By Dan Davis

Put In Bay Vintage Races Sept 20-23 South Bay island OH Feature MGs and Triumphs

The spirit of 1950s sports car racing is revived at this annual vintage racing event.

The 1.2 mile airport circuit will be the site of races for MGs, Triumphs, Lotus, Saabs, Minis, Abarths, Sprites, Elvas, Coopers, Fiats and the sports cars of the 1950s.  The event includes a car show, parties and tours of one of the original through the town circuits.  Spectators are invited.  www.pibroadrace.com

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Posted Sep-17-22 at 4:43 PM By Dan Davis

Seven Late September Vintage Racing Weekends Across North America

Four are the weekend of September 23-25: VRG is at Watkins Glen NY; RMVR is at Pueblo Motorsports Park CO; SOVREN races at Pacific Raceways WA; VARA returns to Buttonwillow CA.

The September 30-Oct 2 weekend includes: American Speed Festival with Vintage Indy M1 Concourse MI; CSRG at Sonoma Raceway CA; VSCCA Friday and Saturday at Lime Rock Park CT.

All the remaining 2022 vintage events schedules are in Victory Lane Magazine online every month at www.victorylane.com

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Posted Sep-10-22 at 6:39 PM By Dan Davis

VDCA Peach State Historics Sept 17-18, Road Atlanta, Liberal Track Time

VDCA offers two days of vintage racing featuring liberal track time on one of North Americas legendary road racing circuits.
Friday late afternoon is registration, tech and load in.
Saturday morning is practice and qualifying for afternoon Fun Races followed by Group Feature Races.  Special Saturday races also include a 1:00 pm British Car Race and a 4:30 Lucky Dawg Race.  Drivers, crews and guests are treated to a Saturday late afternoon dinner at the track.
Early Sunday morning is the traditional one hour Enduro Feature.  Sunday Sprint Races begin after lunch.  Final All Comers Race offers even more track time.  VDCA's theme of liberal track time is reflected in the extensive schedule of the event.  Check the final schedule and entrant info at www.vintagedrive.com

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Posted Sep-07-22 at 4:53 PM By Dan Davis

Women of Racing, Formula B Championship, Brass Era Cars, Celebrated Sept 15-18 VSCDA Vintage Races Road America, Spectators Invited

The VSCDA Ariens Art On Wheels is four days of vintage racing and festivities for VSCDA and guest racers on North Americas greatest road racing circuit.  Thursday is load in, test and tune and the big evening welcome party for all at the Overflow on Elkhart Lake.   Friday, Saturday and Sunday are filled with vintage practice, qualifying and races.
Special festivities and races during this vintage racing weekend include a Friday evening welcome reception with light meal, Saturday morning Coffee and Canvas, Saturday noon Brass Era Cars touring on track with guest riders.  Saturday early afternoon is the Mike and Deb Korneli original road circuit re-enactment.  Saturday afternoon is nine charity races with celebrity women guests waving the green flag for each.  Included Saturday afternoon is the Feature Race celebrating the Formula B 55th Anniversary Continental Grand Prix 1967 Championship.  There is a Saturday afternoon car show at the track.  Saturday late afternoon is an at the track reception for celebrity women racers, vintage racers and crew honoring all women racers.  Saturday evening is the big Women of Racing panel and banquet at Tufte Center.  
Participation charity donations for the many special events benefit Women in Motorsports North America.
Full entrant and schedule: www.vscda.org. Phone 616-916-2650
Spectator info: www.roadamerica.com. Phone 800-365-7223

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Posted Sep-06-22 at 7:16 PM By Dan Davis

CVAR Drivers School and Brad Balles Vintage Races Sept 9-11 Eagles Canyon Raceway, TX

The annual fall vintage racing season opener for the Corinthian Vintage Auto Racers Club honors the club's Founder.  it is held on one of the best vintage racing circuits in North America located just northwest of Fort Worth, Texas.
A full schedule of practice, qualifying and races is scheduled Friday through Sunday for the expected 150 drivers and their vintage racing cars.  A special Saturday All British car race is an annual feature.  Entrants, crews and guests may  make a contribution for rides in Historic NASCARS, driven by local racing celebrities, benefiting local charities.  They are organized each day by Sam LeComte's Concierge Motor Sports.
Info: www.corinthianvintageautoracers.com.
Ride info: https://conciergemotorsports.com/about-us/  Phone 469-496-1112.

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Posted Sep-02-22 at 4:35 PM By Dan Davis

SOVREN Columbia Classic Vintage Races & All British Field Meet Sept 10-11 Portland International Raceway, OR

This Labor Day weekend PIR hosts IndyCar, the following week it's SOVREN vintage racing featuring a variety of British cars.  There will be extensive competition for the Brits by American Corvettes an Shelby GT 350s plus a Cobra or two, many German Porsches and perhaps an Italian Ferrari or Maserati.
The Sprite-Midget Challenge race is an annual, always exciting, Feature.  The field of Formula Ford racers deliver close entertaining races.  over 140 vintage racing cars will keep the action going.  Spectators invited.
Info:  www.sovrenracing.org

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Posted Aug-31-22 at 2:52 PM By Dan Davis

Thirty PreWar Bugattis Featured Sept 7-11 SVRA Vintage Watkins Glen Vintage Grand Prix

The Hilliard US Vintage Grand Prix races at The Glen circuit presented by SVRA Vintage expect over 300 vintage cars.
The Bugatti Features include 15 Bugattis racing during the weekend, plus 15 cars on display.  All will be doing special expo laps.  Many will be in the re-enactment drive on the original 1948 road circuit during the Friday downtown Watkins Glen Grand Prix Festival.  After the race weekend many Bugattis will participate in the Finger Lakes Rally.
Info:  www.americanbugatticlub.org  and www.theglen.com

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Posted Aug-26-22 at 2:31 PM By Dan Davis

VDCA Hurricane in Savannah September 3-4 Roebling Road, GA

This is the opener for VDCAs three event fall vintage racing season.  The celebration begins with Saturday morning practice sessions and afternoon Feature Races.  The afternoon Features begin with a special British Car Feature.  A Sunday morning Enduro is followed by afternoon Sprint Races for all groups.  Roebling Road is a 2 mile road racing circuit located just west of Savannah.
Entry info: www.vintagedrive.com.  Phone: 561-622-7554 (FL)

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Posted Aug-19-22 at 3:54 PM By Dan Davis

2022 VRG/VSCCA Lime Rock Historic Festival Racing Weekend and Concours Sept 2-5

Corvette is the Featured Marque with full participation of Chevrolet bringing many of the famous Corvette racing cars and concept cars, PreWar race cars are especially featured.  Thursdays 17 mile vintage racing car parade through the area opens the festivities.  Friday-Saturday and Monday are for practice and vintage races.  Sunday is the Race Car Concours on the main straight and The Gathering of The Marques Show on the rest of the circuit.  Vintage race cars from the 1930s through the 1990s will be racing.
Tickets: www.limerock.com

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Posted Aug-19-22 at 12:59 PM By Dan Davis

2022 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion Rushes Toward The Saturday August 21 Rolex Feature Races

Each day since Wednesday each of the 14 featured Race Groups has enjoyed a 25 minute race.  Included are four different Le Mans car groups honoring the featured Le Mans 24 Hour race and its 100th year in 2023. The Special 14 Rolex races are Saturday starting at 8:15 am for the Formula Juniors and ending with the 5:05-5:30 pm Group 14 for IMSA, GTO, Trans Am race.  Tickets are still available for the Saturday races.
Spectator tickets available at entry gate.

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Posted Aug-11-22 at 5:43 PM By Dan Davis

The Formula Junior International Class Cars of 1959-1963 Raced by Hulme, Clark, Hansgen, Stewart and Others Featured Pre-Reunion and Reunion, Laguna Seca 2022

Along with the many historic Le Mans 24 Hour racing cars on exhibition and racing there will be 36 of these important race cars.  36 Formula Juniors are entered including Lotus, Brabham, Elva, Cooper and Lola cars.  They are on-track twice a day during the August 13-14 Pre-Reunion and once each day during the Reunion August 17-20.   In 1960, '61, '62, '63 these cars were the professional support races for the big fall Laguna Seca professional Pacific Grand Prix Races for sports cars.  The sports car races were won by Roger Penske, Dave McDonald, Stirling Moss - twice, Chuck Sargent.  The F Jr races were won by Walt Hansgen - twice, Chuck Parsons and Ed Leslie.

Reunion & Pre-Reunion info: www.co.monterey.ca.us

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Posted Aug-04-22 at 4:28 PM By Dan Davis

Monterey Classic Car Week 2022 August 12-21 Races, Concours, Shows, Tours, Rallies, Parties and Car Auctions

The Monterey Car Week opens with a Friday August 12 downtown Monterey race car show promoting the August 12-14 Pre-Reunion and August 17-20 Reunion vintage races at Laguna Seca.  The week between the vintage races is filled with several dozen fascinating and varied classic car events.  The Sunday August 21 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance tops out the week.  The Pre-Reunion features 10 vintage race groups each on track twice both Saturday and Sunday.

The Rolex Motorsports Reunion salutes the Le Mans 24 Hour races and has 14 vintage race groups. Each race group is on track once each day Wednesday through Saturday.  Admission ticket info at www.co.monterey.ca.us

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Posted Aug-01-22 at 3:41 PM By Dan Davis

VSCDA Aug 12-14 Grand Prix Au Grattan Summer Vintage Racing Party

The 11th year of this annual salute to summer will feature a tribute to the entire racing staff.  Races for all VSCDA classes through 1997 are scheduled.  VMC Member Club racers are invited to join in the party.  Features include Sprite Midget series, Trans Am B Sedan series, Formula Vee series.
The charity of the event is Disabled American Veterans with charity noon rides.  An Enduro also raises funds for the charity.
Grattan Raceway Park is a 2 mile, 13 turn road racing circuit located near South Haven, Michigan.
Entrant Info: www.vscda.org

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Posted Jul-26-22 at 4:06 PM By Dan Davis

RMVR's July 29-31 Race Against Kids' Cancer Invites Fans To Enjoy A Vintage Race Weekend With Free Admission At Denver's High Plains Raceway

This is the largest annual vintage racing weekend in the mountain states area.  There will be a great variety of cars which fans can enjoy and take lunch time rides in a race car for charity contribution.  The variety of cars is immense from the 1930s through 1980s.  Vintage Formula Vee cars have special Veevergnugen racing features during the weekend.
Info: www.rmvr.com.

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Posted Jul-18-22 at 5:57 PM By Dan Davis

Three Vintage Racing Weekends In Late July

The Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix July 23-24 has vintage racing on the roads of Schenley Park.  Annually watched by 100,000 spectators with free admission.  Info: www.pvgp.org

Waterford Hills vintage racing weekend July 23-24 is held on the 1.4 mile club circuit just northwest of Detroit.  
Info: www.waterfordhills.com

Rocky Mountain Vintage Racing's annual Race Against Kids Cancer July 30-31 invites spectators to support the cause and enjoy the best of vintage racing at High Plains Raceway near Denver.  Info: www.rmvr.com

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Posted Jul-12-22 at 6:34 PM By Dan Davis

VSCDA Women Of Racing Vintage Races Sept 16-18 Road America New Podcast

The victorylane.com July 12 podcast on this site with VSCDA features Lyn St James, pioneering woman championship racer, talking about getting started and excelling in many types of auto racing including being awarded Indy 500 Rookie Of The Year in 1992.  She has also just been inducted into the Automotive Hall Of Fame in Dearborn, MI.  Lyn is being honored at the VSCDA vintage racing weekend at Road America Sept 16-18 saluting Women Of Racing.

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