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CSRG Invites Vintage Racers to April 9-11 David Love Vintage Races at Sonoma Raceway

Posted Mar-15-21 at 9:31 PM By dan davis
Race on a great circuit, race with some of the best and most interesting vintage race cars, enjoy wine country ambience, come out of hibernation and race with friends.  All CSRG classes are featured.  Special feature is USRRC Tribute Saturday race.  This is also first 2021 season races for FF Crossflow Cup.  This is a COVID protocol event.

Info: www.csrgracing.org

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Retromobile Postponed to 2 - 6 February 2022

Posted Mar-10-21 at 5:26 PM By celac
The organizers have announced that, due to the uncertainty surrounding the pandemic, Retromobile has been postponed until February 2022. The event, which had been initially rescheduled for June 2 - 6 2021, moves again to its normal slot on the calendar and skips the uncertainty of 2021.  

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Entries are Open for The WeatherTech International Challenge with Brian Redman @ Road America

Posted Mar-10-21 at 5:10 PM By celac
The midsummer classic in mid-America returns this year with historic NASCAR, and Grand National cars as the featured marques. The 2021 WeatherTech International Challenge with Brian Redman is scheduled for July 15-18, with a full slate of vintage races, cheering race fans, and paddock upgrades. There is truly something for everyone at this great event.

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Five USRRC Tribute Features With CSRG in 2021 Opening April 9-11, The David Love Vintage Races, Sonoma Raceway

Posted Mar-08-21 at 3:26 PM By dan davis
The USRRC Tribute Group invites 1963-1968 Sports Racers with treaded tires to celebrate SCCA's first pro racing series.  The Group’s grids include examples of Lotus 23B, Elva Mk7, Genie Mk8, Lotus 19, Cooper Monaco, Lola T70, Beach, Leonheart, Bobsey SR2, Merlyn Mk6, McLaren M1A, King Cobra and others.

After the Sonoma event the USRRC Tribute Feature schedule with CSRG includes May 15-16 at ThunderHill, June 5-6 at Laguna Seca, October 1-3 at Sonoma Raceway and November 6-7 at ThunderHill. 

Series Info:  Mike Summers. -  [email protected] or phone 916-600-3742 (CA).

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Three Vintage Indy 2021 On-Track Exhibitions Begin June 18-20 With IndyCar Road America

Posted Mar-08-21 at 3:25 PM By dan davis
After the Road America event, Vintage Indy on July 24-25 will have exhibition laps during the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix in Schenley Park.  The group then has exhibition laps August 19-21 on the WWT Raceway oval during the IndyCar Bommarito 500 weekend.

The Vintage Indy was founded in 2017 dedicated to the history and preservation of Indianapolis 500 Championship Cars.  Vintage Indy is a member of The Vintage Motorsports Council.

Info: Mike Lashmett, email [email protected] or visit www.vintageindyresistry.com

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Vintage Formula Festival Races for F Jr., FV, Early F3, June 11,12 at VRG/VSCCA Thompson Vintage Festival, CT

Posted Feb-28-21 at 3:34 PM By dan davis
Formula Jr, FV, and early F3 groups from both VSCCA and VRG are inviting vintage racers of those cars from members and all VMC clubs to join in to help celebrating formula cars during the Friday and Saturday vintage racing event.

VRG has grids for all their classes.  VSCCA plans VSCCA all comers grids and the Formula Festival grids.
Formula Entrant Info: Vintage FV, Sam Ryan 570-233-6485 (PA): Vintage F Jr & early F3, Steve Morici 760-662-1112 (CA)

All entries Info: www.vrgonlinw.org      www.vscca.com

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Goodwood Members Meeting postponed to October

Posted Feb-26-21 at 6:28 PM By celac



Goodwood has announced that, in line with the UK government’s current staged plan for exit from lockdown,  it would not be feasible to host the 78th Members’ Meeting in May. The event will now take place on 16th-17th October with all tickets currently held rolled over.

The Goodwood Festival of Speed and Goodwood Revival are currently holding course with their respective dates.



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March Vintage Schedule Has Six Racing Weekends and A Special Enduro

Posted Feb-22-21 at 4:29 PM By dan davis
Masters Endurance cars are a midweek opener before the IMSA March 13-14 IMSA Races at Sebring Raceway.  

HMSA Vintage Races March 13-14 are at Laguna Seca
VARA High Desert Challenge March 13-14 is at Willow Springs Raceway
SVRA Vintage with the Speed Tour Pro Weekend March 18-21 is at Charlotte Motor Speedway
CVAR Mike Stephens Classic March 19-21 is at Hallett Motorsports Circuit
SVRA Vintage with Speed Tour Pro Weekend March 25-28 is at Road Atlanta
HSR Spring Fling is March 31-April 2 at Sebring International Raceway

The full 2021 year schedule is in each Victory Lane issue.  Always check with organizers and circuit for schedule changes or cancellations before planning or attending events.

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It’s A Full Grid! Nearly 100 Vintage Racing Weekends for 2021 Listed In The Schedule Page of January Victory Lane Magazine

Posted Feb-13-21 at 2:32 PM By dan davis
Optimism is high for the many vintage racing clubs that produce these weekends.  The first all vintage racing weekend is February 26-28 for the CVAR Brian Goldman Races and School at MSR-Houston.  SVRA Vintage Races which are part of the Speed Tour pro racing weekend at Auto Club Speedway were rescheduled from February 5-7 to November 19-21.  Speed Tour pro racing weekend with supporting SVRA vintage grids is February 18-21 at Sebring.   The February 26-28 SVRA Vintage with Speed Tour at Miami has been cancelled.  The usual early March Amelia Island Concours, featuring vintage and historic race cars, is now May 20-21, not March 4-7.  Many great vintage racing events are on schedule from early March through mid-December.  

The 2021 vintage racing season all ends December 10-12 with the VDCA Season Finale at Roebling Road.  The December RMVR is listed by mistake on the schedule page, there is none.

An updated full year schedule page will appear in each 2021 monthly issue on this site.  Schedules of both pro and amateur racing events are subject to change due to local, state and national COVID-19 variant requirements.  It is necessary to check with the scheduling club or organization about both schedule and special at-event requirements before making final plans or attending.

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David Love Vintage Races April 9-11 Sonoma Raceway Opens CSRG’s 5 Event Racing Season

Posted Feb-01-21 at 11:26 PM By dan davis
The weekend of vintage auto races honors CSRG’s founder and long time Ferrari TR racer David Love.  This event attracts the best of the best west coast vintage racers to one of the most highly regarded vintage races of the season.  Sonoma Raceway in the wine country north of San Francisco, is the site of this traditional season opener for CSRG, the second oldest vintage racing club in the U.S. There is no sound limit for this year’s non-spectator vintage racing weekend.  The event grids include Production Sports Cars, Sport Sedans, Formula Cars and Sports Racing Cars that meet the clubs rare, unique and interesting acceptance guidelines.

Visiting VMC club license or medical card holders, with acceptable cars, are welcome to join CSRG members in spirited, sportsmanlike competition.  Sonoma Raceway entries are now open and will close April 2.

Info:  www.csrgracing.org

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Road America's WeatherTech International Challenge with Brian Redman July 15-18 Features a NASCAR and Grand National Reunion And Over 400 Vintage Racing Cars

Posted Jan-28-21 at 12:04 AM By Dan Davis
This spectacular annual vintage and historic racing weekend is on North Americas great 4.2 mile road racing circuit located near Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin.  This year the special feature salutes a NASCAR and Grand National Reunion.

This world famous vintage and historic racing weekend attracts cars from every era of racing from the beginning of the 20th Century right through recent racing series.  Spectators have full access to the open paddock and at great viewing sites around the entire 4.2 mile circuit.

Info:  www.roadamerica.com

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Sprite Midget Race Series & 10th Reunion With VSCDA in 2021

Posted Jan-21-21 at 11:55 PM By Dan Davis

Stan Mason, series organizer and competitor, is inviting vintage Spridget racers from all VMC clubs across North America.  “The Sprite Midget Race Series was initiated 10 years ago to promote safe wheel to wheel racing with 6 classes for various level of Spridget Preparation.  The number of Sprites and Midgets joining us has tripled with our largest attendance of 46 cars, making it the largest gathering of Vintage Racing Spridgets in the U.S.   Our group is focused on comradery, fun and respecting each other off and on the track.  Our end of season awards are based on a point system that is within the vintage spirit and rewards durability and not just who finishes first.  The series is a best 2 out of 3 races that will be held at GingerMan May 1-2, Blackhawk Farms Classic June 18-20 along with our end of season awards at Grattan August 13-15.  We will celebrate our 10th Reunion at Grattan with a large gathering of racing and street Spridgets.  Some of the cars there this weekend  will be world class.” 

Additional information available [email protected]. 

You can visit You Tube to get a flavor from our 60th Sprite Midget Race Series reunion at road America.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ckFPrSSR8ql&t=12s

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Early Year Schedule Changes Make CVAR February 26-28, MSR-Houston First 2021 Member Club Novice School and Vintage Race Weekend

Posted Jan-14-21 at 9:41 PM By Dan Davis
As earlier reported, VARA's January school is being rescheduled.  Other 2021 schedule changes include SVRA Vintage February 5-7, Auto Club, now will be November 19-21.  SVRA Vintage February 26-28 Miami is cancelled. Amelia Island Concours is now May 20-23.

CVAR's February 26-28 Brian Goldman Race & Drivers School honors the late Brian Goldman who was part of the CVAR's start up and organizing team in the early 1990s.  The novice school is Friday and the CVAR vintage races are Saturday and Sunday.  Novices, beginning racers and those with contemporary club licenses seeking to enter the event, should contact the club early.

Info: www.corinthianvintagautoracing.com

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VARA’s Jan 23-24 Vintage Racing & Performance School Is Being Rescheduled

Posted Jan-07-21 at 9:30 PM By dan davis
The COVID-19 severity in Southern California with lack of medical access and other area medical restrictions has made this necessary.  Plans are being made for a later in the year date with some format changes from the usual University Of VARA school.

More info soon at www.vararacing.com


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Seven 2021 Vintage Racing Club Novice Drivers Schools Scheduled Across U.S. Starting Jan 23-24 With VARA at Buttonwillow

Posted Jan-03-21 at 7:26 PM By Dan Davis
The University of VARA has sessions for street car performance driving and sessions in entrant approved vintage race car, with full racing apparel and drivers pre-event medical exam, to obtain a vintage racing license.  Info: www.vararacing.com

The remaining six are with the following vintage racing weekends:

Feb 26-28 CVAR at MSR-H TX; April 23-25 with SOVREN at Pacific Raceways WA; April 29-May 2 with VSCDA at GingerMan Raceway MI; May 1-2 (school only) with RMVR at Pikes Peak Raceway, CO; May 7-8 with VSCCA at Lime Rock Park CT; May 14-15 with VRG/VDCA at Summer Point, WV.

An all-year vintage novice and advanced school recognized by VMC member clubs is offered by Jim Malone’s Raptor Motorsports at Inde Motorsports Ranch in Arizona.  [email protected] or phone 602-509-7644.

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H-Mod Racing Cars Featured May 7-8 VSCCA Spring Sprints Lime Rock Park

Posted Dec-28-20 at 8:24 PM By Dan Davis
Cars expected include a variety of vintage Modified Class sports racing cars powered by 750cc engines from Fiat, Crosley, Panhard, SAAB, and Coventry Climax engines.  H-Modified was a SCCA racing class popular in the 1950s through the early 1960s.  It attracted creative “factory” and home built road racing cars powered by 750cc displacement engines.

The early 1950s 750cc cars included familiar small Italian race car makers: OSCA, Bandini, Stanguellini, Siata, Abarth. Later British Lotus and Cooper 750cc Coventry Climax engined cars were produced. French makers created Panhard and Renault powered cars.  In the U.S. homebuilt cars, usually powered by a Crosley engine, included: Miller-Crosley, Puckett MPX, Tanner, Fibersport, Jaybird, Jabro, ERM, PBX and many more.  In 1962, the displacement was increased to 850cc and later in ’67 the class rules switched to DSR.

The VSCCA H-Mod Group Chairman is Richard Campbell.  Contact 917-538-6550 (cell).  Email at [email protected]

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Feb 26-28 CVAR Opens It's 2021 Season with Brian Goldman Races and Drivers School at MSR-Houston

Posted Dec-21-20 at 9:04 PM By Dan Davis
MSR-H is a 2.38 mile, 40 foot wide road racing circuit with 17 turns set in 383 acres.  It is a membership facility located south of Houston, Texas hosting a large variety of amateur and professional races.

CVAR’s weekend starts with drivers school for novice vintage racers on Friday.  A full schedule of practice qualifying and races fills the weekend for licensed CVAR members and invited Vintage Motorsports Council member club racers.  Other license holders are considered.

INFO: www.corinthianvintageautoracing.com

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Vintage Racing Cars Featured Feb 13, 10 am to 3 pm, Concours In The Hills, Fountain Hills, AZ

Posted Dec-16-20 at 11:58 PM By Dan Davis
Vintage racing cars from Ferrari, Maserati, Lotus, McLaren, Corvette, Ford, Lola and more will be front and center among more than 1000 cars on display.

Event organizer, Peter Volny notes that the event is focused on being a family friendly event with free admission and parking for all spectators.  Concours vehicle entry fees are donated to the Phoenix Children’s hospital.

Info: www.concoursinthehills.org

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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