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...]

Goodwood Festival of Speed 2015 – Report and Photos

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR #704 driven by Hans Herrmann

The Goodwood Festival of Speed 2015 was held June 25-28 at Goodwood House and the 9-turn, 1.16-mile Goodwood hill climb in West Sussex, England. The central theme for the 2015 running of the Goodwood Festival of Speed was 'Flat-out and Fearless: Racing on the Edge', honoring some of the most spectacular drivers and moments from motorsport’s past and present. Alongside the overall theme, the 2015 Festival … [Read more...]

Grand Prix de L’Age D’Or 2015 – Report and Photos

Grand Prix de L'Age D'Or 2015

The Grand Prix de L'Age D'Or 2015 was staged 5-7 June at the 9-turn, 2.415-mile Dijon-Prenois circuit in Dijon, France. With wonderful summer weather and full grids, the 51st running of the Grand Prix of the Golden Age -- the second organized by Peter Auto -- was one of the most successful to date. Organizer Patrick Peter said, "It was the second year of operation of the Grand Prix of the Golden Age by Peter Auto. … [Read more...]

HMSA LSR Invitational 2015 – Report and Photos

Tom Price's Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa

The Historic Motors Sports Association (HMSA) held a LSR Invitational event on June 2-3, 2015 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The mid-week testing session saw a nice selection of historic racing cars challenge the 11-turn, 2.238-mile road course in Salinas, California. Vintage racing for most is a great way to reconnect with our youth, a time machine of sorts where we can see and hear the great cars once again. But … [Read more...]

San Marino Motor Classic 2015 – Report and Photos

Ferraris at the park

The San Marino Motor Classic: Design in Motion was staged on June 14, 2015 at Lacy Park in San Marino, California. Over 300 cars were displayed on the lawns of the beautiful 30-acre park, all gathered for the public to enjoy and share their beauty and history. The San Marino Motor Classic 2015 featured 34 classes of cars, which included examples from Ferrari, Porsche, Maserati, Mercedes-Benz, Packard, Cadillac, … [Read more...]

Le Mans Legend 2015 – Report and Photos

1966 Ford GT40

Le Mans Legend 2015 was held 13th June at the famed Circuit de la Sarthe in France. The race — held a few hours before the start of the modern 24 Hours endurance event — featured a grid of more than 60 Le Mans cars from the 1949 to 1968 era. A day after making the headlines with their return to Le Mans, Ford grabbed the limelight in the Le Mans Legend as well, as a pair of GT40s that competed at La Sarthe in the … [Read more...]

SVRA Indy Brickyard Invitational 2015 – Report and Photos

The famous Lotus Turbine car (60) jockeys with other historic oval cars on Saturday afternoon

The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) Brickyard Vintage Racing Invitational was held June 11-14, 2015 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indiana. Competitors used the 14-turn, 2.43-mile road course and the famous 2.5-mile oval. This was the second year SVRA brought vintage racing to Indianapolis, building on the success of the 2014 inaugural edition. Some 400 vintage race cars in 11 groups practiced, … [Read more...]

Benjafield’s Sprint Goodwood 2015 – Report and Photos

Benjafield’s Sprint at Goodwood, May 2015

Benjafield's Racing Club held its first Sprint event in seven years on Saturday 23rd May 2015, bringing a fantastic line-up of rare racing cars spanning over 100 years. Around 45 interesting and historic racing cars took to the Goodwood circuit in Chichester, including the rare 1907 Itala, an original Lister ‘Knobbly’ Jaguar that raced at Le Mans and the Brooklands Bentley, the Pacey Hassan Special. … [Read more...]

Friends of Steve McQueen 2015 – Report and Photos

Chad McQueen enjoying the cars and talking with fellow enthusiasts.

"On Any Sunday", the 1971 American documentary about the sport of motorcycle riding was the theme for this year’s Friends of Steve McQueen Car and Motorcycle Show, staged on Saturday, June 6, 2015 at the Boys Republic in Chino Hills, California. The 8th annual event was co-chaired by Chad McQueen and Ron Harris to raise funds for Boys Republic in memory of the legendary actor and racing enthusiast. Because of this … [Read more...]

24 Hours of Le Mans 2015 – Report and Photos

24 Hours of Le Mans 2015

The 24 Hours of Le Mans 2015 was held 13-14 June at the 38-turn, 8.469 mile Circuit de la Sarthe in France. Every race is special. Every race is different. Just when you think you might have seen it all the 24 Hours of Le Mans pulls another surprise. The 83rd edition packed action, drama and pathos into the daylong race that seems to last a week and for some is a year in the planning. In the end it appeared to be … [Read more...]

Modena Trackdays 2015 – Report and Photos

Ferrari 312 PB

The Modena Trackdays 2015 was held June 2-3 at famed Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium. The Ferrari-focused event saw a selection of historic cars battle the always-challenging 4.352-mile, 20-turn track in the Ardennes. Since 1993, Modena Trackdays has been held every other year on the race tracks of Nürburgring and Spa-Francorchamps, coordinated by Modena Motorsport of Germany. … [Read more...]

Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival 2015 – Report and Photos

First lap on Sunday's Group 12 race - Great noises and good close racing

The Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival 2015 was held May 28-31 at Sonoma Raceway Sears Point in Sonoma, California. Beautiful weather greeted the 350 vintage and historic cars that competed in 14 groups on the 12-turn, 2.52-mile road course in Northern California’s wine country. New for 2015, Sonoma Raceway partnered with the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) after the organization merged with Steve … [Read more...]

Greenwich Concours 2015 – Report and Photos

2015 Greenwich Concours Best of Show, 1951 Cisitalia 202C Cabriolet of Andrew Benenson. People's Choice Award. 1954 MG TF Roadster Keith and Brenda Murphy.

The Greenwich Concours d'Elegance 2015 was held June 4-5 at the Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in Greenwich, Connecticut. The waterfront park situated on the Greenwich Harbor once again provided an excellent setting for the more than 10,000 spectators that enjoyed the 20th annual event. Since its founding in 1996, the two-day Greenwich Concours is actually two Concours, back-to-back. Saturday’s Concours Americana is … [Read more...]

Spa Classic 2015 – Report and Photos

Group C class exiting pits

The Spa Classic 2015 was staged 22-24 May on the 4.352 mile, 20-turn Spa-Francorchamps track in Belgium. All three days of the fifth annual Spa Classic in the valley of the Ardennes were bathed in sunshine, allowing the record 20,000 spectators to fully enjoy the many attractions at the famed circuit. The 2015 running of the Spa Classic featured seven grids with more than 250 cars. The eagerly-awaited saloons and … [Read more...]