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Posted Jun-28-22 at 6:58 PM By Dan Davis
VSCCA White Mountain Vintage Grand Prix July 8-9 Club Motorsports Circuit Tamworth, NH

This spectacular 2.5 mile, 18 turn circuit winds through the hills, meadows and forest in the Sandwich Range of the White Mountain area in Eastern-mid New Hampshire.

VSCCA drivers regard this as one of the most interesting and challenging circuits on the schedule.

The early entry list has a variety of VSCCA type cars:  MG, Austin Healey, Bugatti, Lotus, Turner, Elva, Lotus, Alfa Romeo, Porsche, Sunbeam, Fiat and Triumph.  All VMC member club vintage racers are invited to join the fun. 

Late entry info: www.vscca.org. or call Activities Chairman, Mark O'Day 603-918-7834 (CT)

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Posted Jun-21-22 at 8:22 PM By Dan Davis
SOVREN's Pacific Northwest Historics Independence Weekend July 1-3 Pacific Raceways Salutes Lotus and Racing History

This celebration with great racing cars, many great vintage races, open paddock for spectators all make this annual Fourth of July weekend a major vintage racing event.  The legendary 2.5 mile road racing circuit set in a scenic fir forest with terrific spectator viewing has hosted all the great series:  USRRC, F5000, Continental FB, SCCA Nationals, Trans Am, USAC Indy Cars.  They were driven by Gurney, Brabham, Andretti, Follmer, Hobbs, Miles, Hall, Donohue, Unser, Hill and other legends.  There have been hundreds of club races with cars including Abarth, AC Ace, Ace Bristol, Allards, Corvette, Jaguar, Austin Healey, Triumph, MG, Morgan, Lotus, Cobra, Elva, Lola, Ferrari, Maserati, McLaren, Mercedes-Benz, Cooper and more.

All this history will be saluted on-track by 200 vintage racers.  The honored marque is Lotus with dozens of these famous cars racing in many classes.  The famous Lotus 19 that Dan Gurney drove to victory in the 1962 Pacific Northwest Historics will be on display and in exhibition laps.

Entry and spectator info:  www.sovrenracing.org

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Posted Jun-16-22 at 5:22 PM By Dan Davis
VRG/VSCCA Thompson Raceway Vintage Motorsports Festival June 24-25 Entry Still Open

This is a great opportunity to race where the greats raced including: Carroll Shelby, Briggs Cunningham, Mario Andretti, Denise McCluggage, Bob Tullius, Paul O'Shea, Bob Holbert, Bob Sharp, Oscar Koveleski and so many more.  Vintage racers will be on a legendary road racing circuit, located in the northeastern corner of Connecticut, that was opened in 1952 incorporating part of the 1940 oval.  There is much excitement with a late and growing entry for this unmuffled event.

VRG types of cars will be four grid groups.  VSCCA types of cars will race in two grid groups.  All VMC member club racers are invited.  There is a Friday evening BBQ for all entrants and guests.

VSCCA Race Co-Chairman: Steve Morici 760-662-1112 or [email protected]. or Phil Roettjer VSCCA Race Co-Chairman [email protected]

VRG Co-Race Chairman John Jeffrey 617-510-2694 [email protected]
VRG Co-Chairman Mark Gunsalus 508-272-1323 pr [email protected]

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Posted Jun-15-22 at 3:55 PM By Dan Davis
New Racing Books and Father's Day Discounts at RACEMAKER Press

All new and catalogued books are included: three book order 20% off, two book order 15% off, one book order 10% off.  Discounts effective through June 26, 2022.  Here is a sample of dozens of great books available.  

Just out is Boost! by Gordon Kirby about Roger Bailey's 52 years with top teams as racing mechanic, engine builder, crew chief, tech inspector and also co-founder of Indy Lights.

Also just released is the new edition of Dirt Tracks to Glory by Sylvia Williamson with inside stories of racers, tracks and race promotors in the wild and early days of Saturday night oval racing.

Rick Mears, Thanks, new edition by Gordon Kirby updates the previous edition.  There are many stories on the legendary racing career of four time Indy 500 winner and most successful oval racer of his era.  It is told in an absorbing and entertaining way.

Lost In Time: Formula 5000 in North America by John Zimmerman was recently released about the American Formula 5000 pro series of 1968-1976.  It is complete with stories of all the great drivers, teams and cars who were part of the series.  There are detailed race results of each event in every year of the series.  

Info & order: www.racemaker.com. Phone 1-617-723-6533

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Posted Jun-15-22 at 3:14 PM By Dan Davis
Historic F5000, Continental Grand Prix FB, Stock Cars, Vintage Indy Featured June 16-19, Indy with SVRA Vintage, Spectators Invited

Well over 300 vintage and historic race cars of all types are expected for a long weekend full of on-track excitement racing on the Indy road circuit.  The large variety of cars racing multiple times in about a dozen race groups provide plenty of action for racers and spectators.

Info:  www.svra.com

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Posted Jun-12-22 at 7:03 PM By Dan Davis
VSCDA Blackhawk Classic Vintage Races, Spectators Invited June 17-19, Blackhawk Farms, IL

VSCDA offers massive track time for all VSCDA classics plus special feature races.

The special features include: The V8 Challenge, Formula Vee series, Trans Am B-Sedan series, and Sprite Midget series.

Blackhawk Farms Raceway is a scenic 2 mile road race circuit with 7 turns.  It is just north of Rockford, IL.  

Spectator $15 admission benefits Rockford Rescue Mission.

Info: www.vscda.org. Phone 616-916-2650

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Posted Jun-08-22 at 6:58 PM By Dan Davis
Vintage Indy Cars On-Track During NTT IndyCar June 9-12 Road America

Legendary cars from the history of many Indy car races, 1950s through 1970s, will do exhibition laps during this IndyCar weekend. The cars featured include the Uprights of the 1940s and early 1950s, the big Indy Roadsters of the late 1950s and early 1960s and the tradition breaking mid-engine cars from the middle 1990s onward.

The Vintage Indy 2022 schedule following Road America includes exhibition and laps at: SVRA Vintage Indy June 16-19, IndyCar Nashville Aug 5-7, IndyCar WWT Raceway Aug 18-20 and American Speed Festival M1 Concourse Sept 19-Oct 2.

Info: www.vinageindyregistry.com
 

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Posted Jun-03-22 at 2:34 PM By Dan Davais
Road America July 14-17 International Vintage Races & Festival Celebrates Every Type

There are feature races for every type of vintage and historic cars.  Every type is celebrated: production sports cars, sports racing cars, open wheel formula cars, sport sedans and stock cars.  There is a race car concours Friday evening in Elkhart Lake and a street car concours there Saturday evening.  The Elkhart Lake Historic Races Circuit banquet is Thursday evening.

Dan Gurney's All American Racers Cars will have a special display, on-track exhibition laps and race in several Group Races.  AAR race cars won in the Indy 500, USAC Championship Trail, CART Championship, F5000, Formula One, Formula Ford and IMSA.  Examples of every type will be present and on-track for the enjoyment of fans and vintage racers.

Entry for all types of vintage and historic cars is still open and spectator tickets available at www.roadamerica.com

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Posted May-28-22 at 3:04 PM By Dan Davis
Vintage Races With VSCCA, RMVR, SOVREN June 3-5 Begin Summer Season

The VSCCA Empire Cup at Lime Rock Park Connecticut is Friday and Saturday June 3-4.

The RMVR Big Bore Thunder at Pueblo Motorsports Park Colorado is Saturday and Sunday June 4-5.

SOVREN Spokane Festival of Speed at Qlispé Raceway Park Washington is Saturday and Sunday June 4-5.

The complete remaining 2022 vintage racing schedule is updated in victorylane.com each month.

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Posted May-24-22 at 2:08 PM By Dan Davis
Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix Two Weekends July 15-17 & 22-24 Saluting Porsche

This ten day celebration opens July 15-17 at the Pitt Race Circuit just west of Pittsburgh for a VRG sanctioned vintage racing weekend for all VRG classes.  The Kastner Cup Triumph races are featured.

The July 22-24 true road circuit vintage races through Pittsburgh's Schenley Park are spectacular.  Over 100,000 fans are treated to spirited racing by drivers of fascinating cars from the prewar era through the 1970s.  A special feature race for 1959-1974 Austin Healey Sprites and MG Midgets is featured.  Also featured are the innovative, quick H-Mod sorts racers.

Between the two vintage racing weekends there are car shows, rallies, special parties and the gala banquet.

Driver Info: www.pvgp.org/drivers

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Posted May-16-22 at 5:59 PM By Dan Davis
VSCCA Empire Cup Vintage Races June 3-4 Lime Rock Park, CT, Join a Spectacular Field

VSCCA members and guest club vintage racers will have the rare opportunity of two full days of unmuffled vintage racing in a spring event at historic Lime Rock Park.  The current entry is spectacular with sports racing cars from Jaguar, Ferrari, Maserati, Lotus, Elva, Lola and all the popular production sports cars from Britain, America, Germany, Italy, Japan plus numerous examples of F1, FF, F Vees and F Jr cars.

There are classes for VSCCA and non-VSCCA cars.  All are invited to this very special Friday and Saturday vintage racing event.  A celebration for sports racing cars of the 1950s and 1960s includes special dedicated race grids.  There are 7 track sessions for each of 6 race groups over two days.

The special Friday night social BBQ is free for entrants, crew and staff.  The emphasis is on meeting fellow drivers, corner workers and race staff for good racing tales.

Early Bird entry of $525 is available with a savings of $50 through Friday May 30 at www.motorsportregs.com
Event info: Race Chairman Charles Bordin, phone 914-968-5700 or email [email protected]

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Posted May-13-22 at 3:58 PM By Dan Davis
Eight Vintage Racing Weekends May 12-15 thru 27-30

This weekend May 12-15 VRG/VDCA is at Summit Point WV, HVR is at Heartland Motorsports Park KS, RMVR is at High Plains Raceway CO.

Check the schedule pages 50-51, and club ads in this issue of victorylane.com for the other five May events and remaining 2022 vintage racing event schedules.  Each month the Vintage Highlights section presents event and features info for upcoming vintage events.

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Posted May-04-22 at 5:46 PM By Dan Davis
May 12-15 VRG Hosts The Jefferson 500 At Summit Point, Special Invite for VDCA Drivers

There is a full schedule of races for VRG and VDCA members.  Also included are FF Challenge Races and IMSA RS/Trans-Am 2.5 Challenge Races.

The May 10-12 VRG Drivers School for novice racers at Summit Point precedes the full weekend of vintage racing.  Load in is Tuesday the 10th for tech and 5 - 8:30 classroom.  VRG eligible car and driver equipment is required.  Friday is on track sessions.

Info: www.vrgonline.org.   

Check out www.victorylane.com for schedule pages which are updated each month and display the remainder of the year.  



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Posted May-01-22 at 6:57 PM By Dan Davis
VSCCA Opens Season With Spring Sprints, Intro to Racing and Drivers School May 6-7 at Lime Rock Park, CT

North Americas original vintage racing club opens its 2022 season on one of North Americas favorite road racing circuits.

The season opening event for VSCCA includes full day Friday and Saturday races for all its classes.

The Driven to Race half day introduction to vintage racing is a Saturday half day, low key pro instructed on-track in the would-be-vintage racers car and chat with current racers.  Entry closes end of day May 5.

The two day full vintage racing drivers school can be entered in almost any car.  Apparel rules apply.  Contact Event Chair Ben Tarlow, 914-402-5799 or [email protected]

Info about VSCCAs six vintage racing weekends: www.vscca.org

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Posted Apr-27-22 at 7:39 PM By Dan Davis
Four Vintage Races April 28-May 1 Open a Busy May Schedule

The Mitty is at Road Atlanta, GA featuring Sports 2000 Cars.  www.hsrrace.com.  

SVRA Vintage with Pro Trans Am Speed Tour is at Sonoma Raceway, CA. There are special Pre-1920 Ragtime Racers and PreWay Race Car exhibitions at lunchtime each day.  www.svra.com   

VSCDA Spring Brake and Drivers School is at GingerMan Raceway, MI.  All VSCDA vintage and historic class races and traditional enduros fill the weekend.  www.vscd.org

CVAR Marvelous May Races are at Eagles Canyon Raceway, TX.  Over 150 vintage racers will enjoy racing on one of the best club racing circuits in North America.  www.corinthianvintageautoracing.com.  

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Posted Apr-20-22 at 1:44 PM By Dan Davis
Eagles From Dan Gurney's AAR Collection Join Over Thirty Other Eagles, July 14-17 at Road America's WeatherTech International Challenge with Brian Redman

Eagles are the feature marque at Road America's July vintage races.  Dan Gurney's All American Racers created winning race cars in Formula One, Champ Car, Formula 5000, Formula Ford, IMSA GTP and the Indy 500.  There will be special Eagles racing in the vintage races, others will be at-speed in special exhibition sessions or on display. There will be a special AAR Eagle exhibition of Eagles and AAR history in the paddock.

Road America's annual WeatherTech International Challenge with Brian Redman is a world famous vintage racing weekend.  Almost every make and type of vintage race car will be racing in Saturday and Sunday feature races.  Spectators invited.

Info: www.roadamerica.com.  Phone 1-800-365-7223

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Posted Apr-16-22 at 6:26 PM By Dan Davis
West Coast April 21-24 Vintage Races at Laguna Seca and Pacific Raceways

SOVREN Spring Sprints are at Pacific Raceways April 22-24.  A weekend of vintage races includes novice orientation.  Info: www.sovrenracing.org.  

SVRA Vintage with Speed Tour pro races are at Laguna Seca April 21-24.  Info: www.svra.com.   

The following weekend, April 28-May 1, there are vintage races at Road Atlanta, Sonoma Raceway, GingerMan Raceway and Eagles Canyon.  Check the schedule, pages 54-55 in the April Victory Lane Magazine on this web site.

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Posted Apr-10-22 at 5:49 PM By Dan Davis
Formula 5000 2022 Revival Series Opens June 16-19 During SVRA Vintage On Indy Road Circuit

The second 2022 F5000 Series race is July 14-17 during the Road America WeatherTech International Challenge with Brian Redman vintage and historic race weekend and festival.

The third 2022 F5000 Revival Series race is September 7-11 at Watkins Glen International during the SVRA vintage races during a Speed Tour pro racing weekend.

The 1968-1976 Formula F5000 series had great racers driving for top teams in legendary cars.  The champions and their cars were: Lou Sell, Eagle; Tony Adamowicz, Eagle; John Cannon, McLaren; David Hobbs, McLaren; Graham McRae, Leda; Jody Scheckter, Trojan; Brian Redman, Lola (3 times).  For the complete story with all the drama and action we recommend the excellent 2021 book on the series "Lost In Time, Formula 5000 in North America" by John Zimmerman from Racemaker Press 617-723-6533 MA.  www.racemaker.com

The Formula 5000 Registry and Drivers Association organizes and promotes vintage races celebrating the legendary 1968-1976 SCCA series for F5000 cars.  The organization also hosts the registry of the F5000 series cars.
Info: Seb Coppola 248-601-2800, email, [email protected]  

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Posted Apr-05-22 at 2:33 PM By Dan Davis
Vintage Racing Action April 6-10 in Florida, Louisiana, Missouri and California

HSR opens the action Wednesday the 6th at Sebring for its Spring Fling with sprint and endurance races through Friday.  www.hsrrace.com.  

SVRA Vintage with Speed Tour is Friday through Sunday at the NOLA circuit south of New Orleans for vintage sprint races accompanying pro Speed Tour races.  www.svra.com.  

HVR is at the Ozarks International Raceway located west of St Louis with vintage races sharing this new circuit with NASA Central on Friday through Sunday. www.heartlandvintageracing.com.  

HMSA is presenting historic IMSA GTP racing cars of the 1981-1993 high downforce, high horsepower prototype era in races Saturday and Sunday during the IndyCar and IMSA Long Beach weekend.  www.hmsausa.com

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Posted Apr-01-22 at 4:09 PM By Dan Davis
Eleven Vintage Racing Events Fill the Month of April

The opening weekend, April 1-3, VDCA/VRG is at Virginia International Raceway for the Wild Hare Run vintage races.  

CSRG is also in action April 1-3 at Sonoma Raceway for the David Love Vintage Races.

The following weekend HSR, SVRA Vintage and HVR are holding vintage racing events.  Check the schedule pages in the April Victory Lane Magazine issue on this website for the rest of April and remainder of 2022 vintage events schedule.

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Posted Mar-27-22 at 7:28 PM By Dan Davis
Automobilia Monterey Collectables Show Aug 15-17, Expo Booth Reservations are Due NOW

This annual expo during Monterey Car Week attracts a variety of exhibitors and crowds of buyers for every sort of auto original collectables. They include: paintings, race posters, books, race programs, auto models, parts, race results, celebrity driver apparel, sculptures, period race photos, car badges, hood ornaments, literature, patches/pins, trophies and more.
Expo booth reservations close April 10.

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Formula B Cars Are the Stars of 55th Anniversary Continental Grand Prix Series Celebration

Posted Mar-21-22 at 7:52 PM By Dan Davis
Sept 16-18 VSCDA Road America

A Formula B Lotus 41C was the car used by Gus Hutchinson to win SCCA's first pro formula series, the 1967 SCCA Continental Grand Prix Series for Formula A, B, C cars.  Other competitive FB cars in 1967 included Brabham BT21, Le Grand Mk3B, Lotus 22, Brabham BT7, Lotus 27-32, Lola Mk3, Brabham BT6, Bourgeault Mk6, Cooper 59, Elva 300.  Almost all the FB cars were powered by the 1600cc Lotus Ford Twin Cam, most tuned by Cosworth or BRM.

The SCCA pro-formula series in 1968 combined F5000 and FB cars.  From 1969 through 1973 the FB cars had their own SCCA pro series. Top three championship FB cars in each year were: 1967; Lotus 41C, LeGrand Mk6, Brabham BT21, 1968; McLaren 4B, Lotus 41C, Lotus 41C, 1969; Brabham BT18, Lotus 59, Chevron B15, 1970; Lotus 59/69, Chevron B17, Brabham BT29, 1971; Brabham BT35, Brabham BT35, Lotus 69, 1972; Merlyn Mk21, March 722, March 71B, 1973; Lotus 59/69, Brabham BT40, Brabham BT40.

The September 55th Anniversary Continental Grand Prix Celebration is organized by Monoposto Racing and VSCDA.  all vintage racers of these fast, nimble, exciting Formula B cars are invited for vintage races and special celebration events.  Monoposto FB contact Marc Giroux 607-368-0241 email [email protected].

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Dan Gurney's All American Racers Eagle Racing Cars

Posted Mar-17-22 at 4:20 PM By Dan Davis
Featured July 15-17 at Road America's International Challenge

The legendary AAR Eagles won in Formula One, USAC/CART series, SCCA Formula Ford, IMSA Enduros, SCCA F5000 series and The Indy 500.  Over 30 of these great racing cars are expected to be displayed in a special marquee all weekend.  These Eagles will also be featured in daily special on-track demonstration sessions and in several vintage race groups Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

This is one of North America's largest vintage and historic racing weekends, annually attracting over 400 participants and 50,000 spectators to a program of vintage racing, concours and and on-track tours.

Info: www.roadamerica.com.

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SOVREN Spring Sprints

Posted Mar-14-22 at 6:31 PM By Dan Davis
April 22-24 Pacific Raceways Includes Novice Friday

Saturday and Sunday are full days of racing.  Friday is novice orientation and Test and Tune for all.  This is the opening event for SOVREN's five vintage racing weekend event season in 2022.  These include two major spectator weekends: July 1-3 Pacific Northwest Historics featuring Lotus and September 10-11 at Portland International Raceway featuring British cars.

Info: www.sovrenracing.org

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Three Days of VDCA/VRG Vintage Racing

Posted Mar-10-22 at 4:32 PM By Dan Davis
April 1-3 At VIR With Spirited Competition and Camaraderie

It is three days of on-track practice, qualifying, sprint races and two special Enduros plus a Saturday sit down dinner in The Gallery, all on legendary Virginia International Raceway.  The Friday Enduro is the Wild Hare Run, an Australian Pursuit Race.  The Vintage Enduro is on Sunday morning.  VDCA is the organizing club with VRG members accepted at  VDCA member rates.  Cars and Drivers meeting VDCA, VRG, VSCCA and VSCDA requirements are invited.

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