This vintage race raises funds for a designated charity. It is usually Rocky Mountain Vintage racing’s largest vintage race of their season. Other August vintage races include Heartland Vintage Racing August 8-9 at Heartland Park and Corinthian Vintage Auto Racing 22-23 at Hallett. September opens with Society of Vintage Racers Association 4, 5, 6 at Portland and Lime Rock Historics 4-7.
Road America's July 24-26 WeatherTech International Challenge With Brian Redman expects a large crowd of enthusiastic spectators to enjoy a full schedule of vintage races with cars of all types. Shadow Cars are the featured marque with six historic Can-Am types in the featured Sunday afternoon feature, along with McLaren's, McKee's, Lola's and a rare roadster Ford GT40 Can-Am car. To honor Shadow's entry in the later 1977-1986 single seat 5 liter engine series, there are two of these types in the Sunday feature. There are two Shadow F5000 cars in the big historic open wheel car race.
The 4 mile, 14 turn circuit set in 600 park like acres is one of the best road racing facilities in the world. Its long straights, fast sweeping turns, a challenging curving, flowing thunder valley section, plus a tight turn 5 challenges drivers of all classes and provides excellent spectator viewing sites.
This is the 2020 season opener and will be held under COVID-19 protocols with no spectators. For max track time, there will be eight 25 minute sessions for each of two racing groups over the Friday and Saturday event. This is a muffled event.
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Plans are to have a new episode of the podcast on-air Thursday, June 11th with updates on several vintage event features.
This superb new book from Racemaker Press is a great, timely read as IndyCar opens its season this coming Saturday.
The book relates how Mario Andretti won the 1984 CART Indy car Long Beach race, which started the event's financial and wider success after years of glamour but no profits with F.1.
This event is scheduled to be followed by others in June including: RMVR June 13-14 at La Junta, CO and VSCDA June 19-21 at Blackhawk Farms Raceway, IL.
Entrant registration for Road America’s July 24-26 WeatherTech International Challenge With Brian Redman will continue through June 23. There are classes and race groups for almost every vintage and historic race car in the typical 400 car entry. Early registration will assist in creating publicity for your cars class and group.
The SpeedTour multi-race series event is expected to be rescheduled at a later date on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road racing circuit.
The 2020 NTT IndyCar Series races will open June 6 for a one day event at Texas Motor Speedway near Fort Worth, Texas without spectators. Which of the spectacular series cars will be the best future vintage racing collectable?
It is well known that on-track performance and safety requires both the car and driver be in top condition. Regular fast muscle twitch exercises and power exercises are required for optimum driver fitness. There are many sources and books for racer fitness programs, including a fitness article in the Car and Driver Tech section of the May issue of Victory Lane Magazine.
The USRRC Tribute group had an enthusiastic turnout for their Saturday March 7 feature during the HMSA Spring Club Event on the legendary Laguna Seca circuit.