Vintage Car Racing Coverage

From the Goodwood Revival in England to Monterey Reunion in California, we bring the very latest vintage racing action to life through photo and video galleries and results in a timely and interesting fashion.

Goodwood Revival 2014 – Whitsun Trophy Report and Photos

Whitsun Trophy Race - 2014 Goodwood Revival

The Whitsun Trophy race at the Goodwood Revival 2014 was held Saturday, September 13th at the 2.4-mile Goodwood Motor Circuit in West Sussex, England. The Whitsun Trophy for sports-racing prototypes of a type that competed between 1961 and 1966 was the weekend’s fastest race and it provided breathtaking entertainment. Following last year’s spectacular one-make race to mark the 50th anniversary of the Ford GT40, … [Read more...]

Goodwood Revival 2014 – Jaguar D-Type Report and Photos

Jaguar D-Type Race - 2014 Goodwood Revival

The Lavant Cup race at the Goodwood Revival 2014 was held Saturday, September 13th at the 2.4-mile Goodwood Motor Circuit in West Sussex, England. This year’s Saturday feature race showcased a grid exclusively made up of Jaguar D-Type variants, in celebration of the model’s 60th anniversary. The Jaguar D-type, a winner of the Le Mans 24-hours three years in a row in the 1950s, was celebrated at the Goodwood … [Read more...]

Goodwood Revival 2014 – RAC Tourist Trophy Report and Photos

1963 Ferrari 250 GTO/64

The Royal Automobile Club Tourist Trophy Celebration race at the Goodwood Revival 2014 was held Sunday, September 14th at the Goodwood Motor Circuit in West Sussex, England. The Royal Automobile Club Tourist Trophy Celebration, for closed-cockpit GT cars in the spirit of the RAC TT races of 1960-1964, is annually the most celebrated race at the Goodwood Revival. The one-hour, two-driver RAC TT Celebration 2014 … [Read more...]

Goodwood Revival 2014 – Sussex Trophy Report and Photos

Start of the Sussex Trophy Race - Goodwood Revival 2014

The Sussex Trophy race at the Goodwood Revival 2014 was held Friday, September 12th at the 2.4-mile, 7-turn Goodwood Motor Circuit in West Sussex, England. A sell-out crowd watched in awe as 30 stunning 1950s sports racing prototypes raced into dusk in the first race of the weekend. The 2014 Sussex Trophy race featured World Championship sports cars and production sports racing cars from 1955 to 1960. The likes of … [Read more...]

U.S. Vintage Grand Prix Watkins Glen 2014 – Report and Photos

1959 Lister Costin.

The U.S. Vintage Grand Prix 2014 was held September 5-7 at Watkins Glen International in Watkins Glen, New York. One of the most popular events on the SVRA race schedule saw a field of nearly 350 entrants battle on the famed 3.67 mile, 11-turn road circuit. The Glenora Wine Cellars U.S. Vintage Grand Prix presented by Welliver featured cars on track throughout the weekend with qualifying sessions on Friday and … [Read more...]

Donington Historic Festival 2015 Information

Aston Martin DB3S

The 2015 Donington Historic Festival will be staged over the Bank Holiday weekend of Saturday 2nd, Sunday 3rd and Monday 4th May. Organisers once again expect large and competitive grids competing at the 12-turn, 2.5-mile Donington Park in Leicestershire, England. Festival founder, Duncan Wiltshire, said, “Within just a few years this event has become a major fixture on the international calendar, and one which … [Read more...]

Tour Auto Rally 2015 Dates Announced

1953 Jaguar XK120 Roadster

The Tour Auto Rally 2015 will be staged April 20th to 25th along the secondary roads and racing circuits of France. Organized by Peter Auto, the 24th edition of the Tour de France Automobile retrospective will see 225 automobiles compete against one another over race circuits and multiple stages on closed roads. As is tradition, the 2015 Tour Auto Optic 2ooo will begin on Monday, April 20 by a not-to-be missed day … [Read more...]

Pur Sang 308 Debuts at Goodwood Revival

Pur Sang 8C 308

Alfa Romeo built four Tipo 308 Grand Prix cars for the 1938 season. One of them, driven by the immortal Tazio Nuvolari, set fastest lap in qualifying for the Pau Grand Prix in the Tipo 308's first racing appearance. Later in the Pau meeting it was destroyed after a fire due to a faulty fuel tank installation. The other Alfa Romeo Tipo 308s survive: the four-time Indianapolis 500 entrant and three-time top ten … [Read more...]

F5000 World Series at 2015 New Zealand Festival

New Zealand Festival of Motor Racing

The organisers of the annual New Zealand Festival of Motor Racing at Hampton Downs are eyeing a record lineup of cars as they firm up plans for the Gulf Oil-backed 2015 event which celebrates the career of Formula 1 driver Howden Ganley and the category - Formula 5000 - which helped springboard his career. "What we'd like to see is the biggest gathering of Formula 5000s ever competing under the banner of the F5000 … [Read more...]

Lime Rock Historic Festival 2014 – Report and Photos

1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta

The Lime Rock Historic Festival 2014 was held August 29th to September 1st at the 7-turn, 1.5 mile Lime Rock Park road course in Connecticut. Lime Rock Park’s 32nd annual Labor Day weekend event featured a strong field of more than 260 vintage race cars grouped in nine racing classes. Historic Festival 32 celebrated a selection of automobiles from the collection of Honored Collector Ralph Lauren, including a 1953 … [Read more...]

Coppa d’Oro delle Dolomiti 2014 – Report and Photos

Jaguar XK at Coppa d'Oro delle Dolomiti 2014

The Coppa d'Oro delle Dolomiti 2014 was held 17-20 July at Cortina d'Ampezzo in Northern Italy. This year's Coppa d'Oro saw a select field of more than fifty pre-1961 classic cars undertake the two-day, 300-kilometer route that tackled the famed Dolomite Mountains. As in previous years, the 53rd Coppa d'Oro delle Dolomiti brought together man, machine and nature for an adventure over the 14 Dolomite passes and … [Read more...]

British Touring Car Legends at Goodwood Revival 2014

Jaguar MkVII and Ford Prefect 107E

A selection of British Touring Car Champions are set to do battle at the 2014 Goodwood Revival on September 12-14 in the St Mary’s Trophy for 1950s production saloons. Italian tin-top great Fabrizio Giovanardi, who claimed the 2007 and ’08 BTCC titles to add to his Spanish, Italian and European crowns, will make his Revival debut in Alfa Romeo machinery among a 30-car field of cars of a kind that raced between … [Read more...]

Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2014 – In Motion Photos

1960 Porsche RS 60 Spyder of William Lyons

The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2014 was staged August 14-17 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Salinas, California. The 'museum in motion', held annually on the famed 2.238-mile, 11-turn road course, is a cornerstone of Monterey Classic Car Week. This year’s Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion represented the 41st consecutive year of vintage car racing on the Monterey Peninsula in August. Four days of Reunion … [Read more...]

SVRA Takes Over Portland Vintage Race

SVRA Portland Vintage Race

The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) announced the addition of the Portland Vintage Festival to its schedule of historic car races in 2015. Continuing a nearly 40-year tradition of vintage racing at Portland International Raceway, the 4-day Portland Vintage Festival will be held July 9-12, 2015. With the prior addition of the Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival, Tony Parella's SVRA completes its … [Read more...]

Goodwood Revival 2014 to Honor Jackie Stewart

Sir Jackie Stewart

The Goodwood Revival 2014 will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Sir Jackie Stewart’s 'discovery' with a trio of special parades that will honour the three-time Formula 1 world champion. This year's historic car races will be staged September 12-14 at Goodwood Motor Circuit. Already making waves in sports car racing, Stewart was spotted testing in early 1964 by Goodwood track manager Robin Mackay, who helped to … [Read more...]