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Annual Friends of Steve McQueen Boys Republic June 6-7 Car and Motorcycle Show Now Sept 5-6

Posted May-26-20 at 1:20 PM By Dan Davis

The weekend includes numerous activities leading to the Sunday judged car and motorcycle show.  There is an auction, movie screening, special Saturday evening reception and dinner and more.  The event began in 2008.
The event is a fund raiser for Boys Republic which McQueen gives credit for changing him from a challenged youth to a young adult with self-worth and goals.  It is a non-sectarian community for boys and girls from ages 13-17.
Info: Phone 909-628-1217

Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix, "Shifting Gears," Cancels Race Week & Promotes Smaller Driving Events

Posted May-22-20 at 6:00 PM By celac

The Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix, announced major schedule changes on Thursday in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The event is planning a full return in 2021 on July 16-25 with Corvette remaining as the Marque of the Year. Click below for the full text of the press release.

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Vintage Road Racing's Next Event: May 22-24 SOVREN & SCCA At Pacific Raceways in Washington

Posted May-20-20 at 11:56 PM By Dan Davis

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.

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Historic & Virtual Indy 500 Busy Week May 18-24

Posted May-18-20 at 7:19 PM By Dan Davis

A Sunday 2 p.m. (ET) Back Home Again replay of the 2019 Indy 500 caps a week of special activities virtually on-track and at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum.
There is a virtual Friday Carb Day, virtual Saturday Legends Day leading to the 2019 replay.  The Museum has many activities including history presentations and a virtual tour of the Museum.  The actual 500 is August 23rd.  

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The International Formula Junior Historic Racers Association Has Cancelled the 2020 Lurani Trophy.

Posted May-16-20 at 5:06 PM By Dan Davis

The Trophy Formula Junior Series has always been composed of international vintage races who’s schedules and attendance is currently in flux.  Many FJHRA races will be held around the world.  But with travel event restrictions a true championship could not be awarded.  Many North American Historic Formula Junior racers were part of this series when it was featured with over 50 Formula Juniors at Laguna Seca for the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. For further information please see:  www.formulajunior.com

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Race Registration Continues through June 23 for Road America’s  WeatherTech International Challenge 

Posted May-13-20 at 4:51 PM By Dan Davis

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.

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SVRA Postpones June 17-21, 2020 Brickyard Invitational

Posted May-12-20 at 9:24 PM By Dan Davis

The SpeedTour multi-race series event is expected to be rescheduled at a later date on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road racing circuit.

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VARA GM Jeanette Bourke Featured on Victory Lane Podcast

Posted May-11-20 at 1:41 PM By Celac

Jeanette Bourke, VARA's general manager, is the first featured guest on the Victory Lane Podcast. She will present VARA's unique approach to hosting a race event under the current health regulations. Listen to the podcast on the Victory Lane website –new episodes launch every Monday at 6 PM Pacific.

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2020 IndyCar Series set to Open June 6

Posted May-08-20 at 1:34 PM By Dan Davis

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?

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Le Mans 1984, A Club Racers Story of Racing In The 1984 LeMans 24 Hour Race

Posted May-05-20 at 1:54 AM By Dan Davis

Bill Wolff's tale is told in an exciting and compelling 16 page feature article in the May issue of Victory Lane Magazine.  Don’t miss it. There are also three vintage event reports, eight other features, plus auction reports, event schedules and more.

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VARA May 16-17 British Extravaganza Vintage Races On With Special COVID-19 Procedures and Rules

Posted May-01-20 at 8:29 PM By Dan Davis

The club has developed extensive protocols for driver, staff and worker safety: social distancing, paddock spacing, no gatherings, face masks, etc.  A creative Saturday party with everyone in their own paddock includes hamburger, hot dog BBQ meal pickup and "take to one’s paddock”  is scheduled.  Entries requested ASAP.

Contact Jeanette  at 800-280-8272 or email [email protected].

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