Classic 24 Hour Daytona 2014 – Picture Gallery

1984 Porsche 956C

The inaugural running of the Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) Classic 24 Hour Daytona was held November 12-16, 2014 at the 12-turn, 3.56-mile Daytona International Speedway road course in Daytona Beach, Florida. The event also included HSR's Sprint Races, Endurance Series and the finale of the TransAm Series. The response from the Classic 24 Hour Daytona 2014 historic races has been positive, with entrants and … [Read more...]

Oldtimer Grand Prix 2014 – Masters Historic F1 Photo Gallery

Lotus 76/1

The AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix 2014 was held 8-10 August at the Nurburgring Circuit in Germany. This year's Oldtimer featured the FIA Masters Historic Formula One Championship for Formula 1 cars of a golden age. Catering to 3-litre engined Formula 1 cars from 1966 through to 1985, FIA Masters Historic Formula One took the Nurburgring spectators back to an era in which Cosworth DFV power and a creative car designer could … [Read more...]

Porsche 908/02 Flunder – Car Profile

1969 Porsche 908-02 Period Race Photo

Amongst all the long litany of pure-bred competition Porsches manufactured and campaigned at premier-level throughout the 1950s and '60s into the 1970s, the lean, lightweight, handsome and sophisticated 3-litre flat-8 engined Typ 908 cars have special significance. They are the design that first elevated Porsche from being consistent class winners in FIA World Championship of Makes endurance racing to becoming … [Read more...]

Classic 24 Hour Daytona 2014 – Photo Gallery

1967 Porsche 907 Long Tail.

The Classic 24 Hour Daytona 2014 was staged November 12-16 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. Sanctioned by Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR), the inaugural Classic 24 was dedicated to the cars and drivers that raced in Daytona’s classic endurance races of the past. Six period correct groups of race cars were featured, each based on performance and age, competing in one-hour sessions, four … [Read more...]

Classic 24 Hour Daytona 2014 – Report and Photos

1984 Porsche 956C

The Classic 24 Hour Daytona 2014 was held November 12-16 at the 12-turn, 3.56-mile Daytona International Speedway road course in Daytona Beach, Florida. The debut event was organized by Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) and sponsored by BRM, Heacock Insurance and Brumos Porsche. The Classic 24 was open to cars with a racing history divided into six groups, set by when the car raced. Group A was for cars from the … [Read more...]

Behind the Scenes at 2014 Goodwood Revival – Picture Gallery

Behind the Scenes at 2014 Goodwood Revival

The Goodwood Revival 2014 was held September 12-14 at the Goodwood Motor Circuit in West Sussex, England. The Circuit opened its gates in 1948 following the closure in 1946 of the then RAF Westhampnett, a wartime fighter base. This year, alongside the usual roster of historic car races, the Revival celebrated a select group of anniversaries including the 75th anniversary of the airfield and Jackie Stewart's … [Read more...]

Savannah Speed Classic 2014 – Report and Photos

1973 BMW CSL

The Savannah Speed Classic 2014 was held October 24-26 on the 1.96 mile, 10-turn Grand Prize of America / Savannah Harbour Race Course on Hutchinson Island in Savannah, Georgia. Sanctioned by Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR), the races were the first part of the Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival, the second part being the more sedate Hilton Head Island Concours d'Elegance. The Grand Prize of America race track … [Read more...]

1970 24 Hours of Daytona – Race Profile

Still leading after almost 20 hours of racing the Rodriguez/Kinnunen 917K shows the beating it has taken. (Lou Galanos photo)

1970 24 Hours of Daytona - Opening Round of the World Sportscar Championship By Louis Galanos | Photos as credited The ninth running of international sports car endurance racing at the Daytona International Speedway was historic as the new group 5 Porsche 917s and Ferrari 512s met for the first time in a battle for the 1970 FIA World Sportscar Championship (WSC). This fierce competition between Porsche and … [Read more...]

Oldtimer Grand Prix 2014 – BMW Race Photo Gallery

BMW 635 CSI

The AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix 2014 was held 8-10 August at the Nurburgring Circuit in Germany. This year’s Oldtimer featured a race exclusively for BMW automobiles, putting the focus on nearly 20 years of touring car history from the German company 'Bayerische Motoren Werke' headquartered in Munich. The BMW race highlighted several exceptional Bavarian participants. BMW Group Classic brought an array of fantastic … [Read more...]

Thompson Motorsports Festival 2014 – Report and Photos

Dean Hutchinson- 1959 Lotus 7.

The inaugural Vintage Motorsports Festival at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park was held June 25-29, 2014 in Thompson, Connecticut. Sanctioned by Vintage Racer Group (VRG) and Vintage Sports Car Club of America (VSCCA), the historic racing event served as a grand re-opening of the oldest road racing course in the United States. Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, formerly Thompson International Raceway, was the … [Read more...]

Zoute Grand Prix and Concours 2014 – Report and Photos

1953 Maserati A6 GCS

The Zoute Grand Prix and Concours d'Elegance 2014 was held 9-12 October in the town of Knokke-Zoute on the coast of Belgium. The 5th annual Zoute Grand Prix consisted of a regularity and ballade rally and a traditional Concours d'Elegance. The Zoute Grand Prix 2014 was a rally and drive for more than 150 classic cars manufactured between 1920 and 1965, with start and arrival in Knokke-Zoute. Participants drove … [Read more...]

Ferrari 60th Anniversary Gathering – Report and Photos

1964 250 GTO/64 Seriess II NART - 5571 GT

Ferrari Marks 60 Years in the United States with a Celebration on Rodeo Drive Report and photos by Victor Varela The city of Beverly Hills loves Ferrari. The Italian marque feels right at home cruising Santa Monica Boulevard, Wilshire Boulevard and of course, Rodeo Drive. What better place for Ferrari to celebrate its 60th anniversary in the United States, than in this Southern California city best know for … [Read more...]

SVRA Vintage Racing Nationals 2014 – Report and Photos

toby Bean 1990 Chevrolet Intrepid GTP.

The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) United States Vintage Racing National Championship was held October 8-12, 2014 at the 20-turn, 3.4 mile Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. The 2nd year event saw a field of more than 350 entrants tackle the challenging road course that annually hosts the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix. The field at the SVRA US Vintage Racing National Championship 2014 … [Read more...]

CSRG Charity Challenge 2014 – Report and Photos

Sean Allen in his 1980 McLaren M30.

The 11th annual Classic Sports Racing Group (CSRG) Charity Challenge was held October 3-5, 2014 at the 12-turn, 2.52-mile Sonoma Raceway Sears Point in Sonoma, California. The event featured a strong field of more than 250 historic race cars, with pre-war, sports racing, production and GT entrants running in eight race groups. Open-wheel racers from Masters HGP and Formula 5000 Drivers Association were the featured … [Read more...]

Dix Mille Tours du Castellet 2014 – Report and Photos

Ferrari 512 at Dix Mille Tours du Castellet 2014

The Dix Mille Tours du Castellet 2014 was held 3-5 October at Circuit Paul Ricard in Le Castellet, near Marseille, France. The 5th annual historic car racing event was graced with good weather and six classic car grids for the enjoyment of the more than 12,000 spectators present. All weekend the Paul Ricard circuit and its famous Mistral straight echoed to the melodious sound of old engines. Racing there was … [Read more...]