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.

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...]

Live from Goodwood Festival of Speed 2015

Le Mans Lagonda leads down hill

Sports Car Digest is offering a live stream of this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed, held 25-28 June at the 1.16-mile Goodwood hill climb in West Sussex, England. Starting each day at 8:30am BST (3:30am ET), Lord March's 22nd annual Festival will feature more than 300 cars and motorcycles hammering the hill climb each day. If you can't attend, stay tuned here all three days (Fri-Sun) to watch and hear the latest … [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...]

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...]

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...]

Shelby Daytona Cobra Coupe at Goodwood Revival 2015

1964 Shelby Daytona Cobra Coupe - Tom Kristensen and Kenny Brack

The 50th anniversary of the Shelby Daytona Cobra Coupe will be celebrated at the Goodwood Revival 2015, scheduled for 11-13 September at the Goodwood Motor Circuit in Chichester, UK. Only six examples of the Daytona Cobra Coupe were ever produced; its acquired name a reference to the car’s debut at the Daytona Continental in 1964, at which its drivers Dave MacDonald and Bob Holbert caused a sensation by securing … [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...]

HMSA Barber Historics 2015 – Report and Photos

Chris MacAllister's Lotus 49

The inaugural Barber Historics was staged May 15-17, 2015 at the 15-turn, 2.38-mile Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama. Lotus was the featured marque of the event staged by Historic Motor Sports Association (HMSA) in association with ZOOM Motorsports and Barber Motorsports Park. The Barber Historics 2015 was patterned after the peerless Barber Vintage Festival, now in its 10th year, held each fall for … [Read more...]

Packed Grid at Le Mans Legend 2015

Jaguar D-Type at Circuit de la Sarthe

The extended age range for the Le Mans Legend 2015 historic car race has allowed seven Ford GT40s to join the packed historic grid that will race Saturday 13th June on the full Le Mans circuit, a few hours before the start of the modern 24 Hours endurance race. A field of 61 cars, dating from 1949 to 1968 and representing 26 different marques, will take to the track in a live-action showcase covering two decades … [Read more...]