U.S. Vintage Grand Prix Watkins Glen 2015 – Report and Photos

1968 Alfa Romeo Tipo 33/2 Daytona Coupe - Jay Lliohan.

The U.S. Vintage Grand Prix 2015 was held July 23-26 at famed Watkins Glen International in Watkins Glen, New York. Sportscar Vintage Racing Association's annual visit to the historic road course located in the Finger Lakes Region of western New York is one of the most popular events on the SVRA race schedule. The SVRA U.S. Vintage Grand Prix Watkins Glen 2015 featured Alfa Romeo as Honored Marque. Alfas at the … [Read more...]

Eifel Rallye Festival 2015 – Report and Photos

1983 Lancia Rally 037

The Eifel Rallye Festival 2015 was staged 23-25 July in the Eifel Mountains of Western Germany. A strong field of more than 160 rally machines from more than 35 manufacturers represented five decades of rallying history. The 3-day rally was held over eight special stages in and around the town of Daun, turning the volcanic Eifel region into the center of historic rally racing. The 2015 running of the Eifel Rallye … [Read more...]

Monza Historic 2015 – Report and Photos

1970 Ferrari 512 S at Monza Historic 2015

The Monza Historic 2015 was staged 10-12 July at Autodroma Nazionale di Monza in Italy. Over three days the sun blazed down on the new Peter Auto event which featured a selection of the iconic cars back in action: Ferrari 250 LM, Alfa Romeo 33/3, Maserati 300 S and many others. Well known for being the site of the Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix since its creation in 1922, the 5.793-km Autodroma Nazionale di Monza … [Read more...]

Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix 2015 – Report and Photos

Bradley Price, 1959 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spyder.

The Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix 2015 was held July 10-19 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. An estimated crowd of more than 300,000 spectators visited the 10-day festival that culminated with the 33rd annual races staged on the scenic, yet technically challenging circuit at Schenley Park. The Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix (PVGP) is unique in America, as it's the only vintage car race staged on public roads amidst the … [Read more...]

Hope Classic Rally 2015 – Report and Photos

Hope Classic Rally 2015 at Blenheim Palace

The inaugural Hope Classic Rally was held 10-11 July, 2015 from Mercedes-Benz World in Brooklands, Surrey to Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire. The Hope Classic Rally 2015 featured more than 40 automobiles in an effort to raise money for the charity HOPEHIV. All the funds raised will go directly to projects run by HOPEHIV, a charity which empowers children isolated by poverty, and often orphaned by HIV and AIDS, in … [Read more...]

The Hawk at Road America 2015 – Report and Photos

Craig Bennett, 74 Shadow DN4

The Hawk at Road America with Brian Redman was held July 16-19, 2015 at the famed Road America road course in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. The 4-mile, 14-turn track welcomed over 400 race cars ranging from the modern day cars that race in some vintage classes to a couple of 84-year-old machines. The Hawk International Challenge with Brian Redman included 14 feature races to cover the range of entrants. Group Two for … [Read more...]

Grand Ascent Hill Climb at Hershey 2015 – Report and Photos

1934 Maserati 8C 3000

The Grand Ascent Hill Climb was held June 12-13, 2015 on the roads leading to the historic Hotel Hershey in Pennsylvania. Staged in conjunction with The Elegance at Hershey Concours, the two-day Grand Ascent, a revival of the famed Hershey Hill Climb, featured more than 40 vintage cars racing against the clock. The Grand Ascent at Hershey is a VSCCA-sanctioned hill climb exhibition in the European tradition, … [Read more...]

HMSA Sommet des Legendes 2015 – Report and Photos

Henry Schmitt - 1974 BMW 3.5 CSL.

The Historic Motor Sports Association (HMSA) Sommet des Legendes was held July 10-12, 2015 at Circuit Mont-Tremblant in Canada. BMW and its famed CSL model were featured at this year’s historic car race, the 11th edition staged on the 2.65-mile, 15-turn road course in the Laurentian Mountains of Quebec. Formerly known as Saint Jovite, the demanding Circuit Mont-Tremblant has a proud history, opening in 1964 and … [Read more...]

Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Celebrated at 2015 Goodwood FoS

300 SLR Traffic Jam

The 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed celebrated the most successful racing sports car of the 1955 motor sport season, the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR. Sixty years after the Mille Miglia victory by Stirling Moss driving a 300 SLR, the world’s largest automotive garden party celebrated the British racing icon Moss and his team colleague Hans Herrmann in their authentic silver racing sports cars from 25 to 28 June. “Seven … [Read more...]

The Elegance at Hershey 2015 – Report and Photos

1964 James Bond Aston Martin DB5 movie car driven by Sean Connery in Goldfinger and Thunderball, and factory-fitted with the full complement of operational ‘Q-Branch’ gadgets

The Elegance at Hershey 2015 was held June 12-14 at the historic Hotel Hershey in Pennsylvania. The Elegance at Hershey comprised three days of charity, vintage and antique car events, including a revival of the Hershey Hill Climb and the Elegance Concours d’Elegance with more than 70 automobiles displayed throughout the formal gardens of the Hotel Hershey. Record-breaking attendance and beautiful weather highlighted … [Read more...]

Icelandic Saga Rally 2015 – Report and Photos

1933 Talbot 105 Vanden Plas Tourer, 1973 BMW 2002 Tii, 1968 Morris Mini Cooper S and 1974 Ford Escort

The Icelandic Saga Rally 2015 was staged 18-25 April in Iceland, organized by the Historic Enduro Rallying Organisation (HERO). Thirty-one starters made the grand departure in front of the Harpa Concert Hall in downtown Reykjavik on Sunday the 19th of April. Heading in a northerly direction, this adventure in the land of fire and ice was to test some of the most experienced crews – and novices also – from around the … [Read more...]

Goodwood Festival of Speed 2015 – Photo Gallery

Lukas Hüni awaiting take off in the Maserati 250F at the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2015

The 2015 running of the Goodwood Festival of Speed was staged June 25-28 at Goodwood House and the 9-turn, 1.16-mile Goodwood hill climb in West Sussex, England. Over 600 cars and motorcycles spanning the history of motoring and motor sport took part, as well as some of the most legendary figures from the sport. Goodwood welcomed seven-time MotoGP World Champion, Valentino Rossi, to the event for the first time in … [Read more...]

Modena Cento Ore 2015 – Report and Photos

Modena Cento Ore 2015

The Modena Cento Ore 2015 was staged June 2-7 in central Italy, starting in Rome and finishing in Modena. The organizers planned a special edition for the 15th anniversary of the rally, with four circuit races and 13 special stages among the highlights. Created in 2000, the 'Cento Ore' is a Competition or Regularity rally held on scenic routes with circuit races, hillclimbs on closed roads and unique evenings in … [Read more...]

SVRA Indy Brickyard 2015 – Behind the Scenes Photo Gallery

They're off!

The Brickyard Vintage Racing Invitational was staged June 11-14, 2015 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indiana. Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) served as the sanctioning body of the Indy Brickyard Invitational where more than 400 race cars competed in 11 different race groups on the 13-turn, 2.439-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) road course. The event, which also featured exhibition runs on … [Read more...]

Goodwood Festival of Speed 2015 – Style et Luxe Concours

1937 Talbot-Lago T150 C SS 'Goutte D'Eau'

The Cartier Style et Luxe Concours d'Elegance at the 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed was held 25-28 June on the lawns of Goodwood House in West Sussex, England. The 21st annual event was highlighted by five Figoni et Falaschi-bodied cars of the 1920s and '30s brought over for Festival of Speed from the Peter Mullin Automotive Museum in California. Best of Show at the 2015 Goodwood Cartier Style et Luxe Concours … [Read more...]