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.

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...]

Portland Historic Races 2015 – Report and Photos

Historic Trans Am field at Portland Historic Races 2015

Report and photos by Bill Wagenblatt The Portland Vintage Racing Festival presented by SVRA was held July 9-12, 2015 at the 12-turn, 1.967-mile Portland International Raceway in Oregon. A field of close to 160 cars competed under perfect Pacific Northwest weather. In addition to SVRA’s 10 race groups, the Historic Trans-Am cars were included in the weekend’s schedule. The class is a fan favorite wherever they run … [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...]

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...]

RM Sotheby’s Returns to New York in 2015

2006 Lamborghini Concept S, chassis 001

RM Sotheby's will return to New York City on November 18, 2015 for the second iteration of its Art of the Automobiles sale. The upcoming auction will shine a spotlight on "cutting-edge automotive design", lifting the gavel on approximately 30 automobiles and select memorabilia. The November sale follows in the footsteps of RM’s 2013 NYC event. The first major collector car auction to be held in Manhattan in over … [Read more...]

Julien Mahiels Needs Our Help

1968 Austin Mini Cooper S 1300

Senior Photographer Julien Mahiels needs help from the enthusiastic readers of Sports Car Digest. Julien is a freelance photographer based in Belgium that consistently produces excellent work for Sports Car Digest and a variety of other publications and outlets. He was recently robbed of €5,000+ worth of camera gear, right in the middle of the motorsport season. Insurance provided no benefit and, with the limited … [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...]

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...]

Huge F1 Grid at 2015 Silverstone Classic

Williams FW08

The largest-ever grid of Grand Prix cars from the Cosworth DFV era will be among the major highlights at the 2015 Silverstone Classic, to be held 24-26 July at the 18-turn, 3.6 mile Silverstone Grand Prix circuit in Northamptonshire, England. The 25th anniversary Silverstone Classic will feature the glorious three-litre cars from the careers of legendary drivers such as Jackie Stewart, James Hunt, Niki Lauda, … [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...]