Oldtimer Grand Prix 2015 – Report and Photos

1964 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe

The AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix 2015 was staged 7-9 August at the famed Nurburgring Circuit in Germany, with 600 participants and more than 60,000 spectators enjoying the 43rd running of the historical races. This year’s Oldtimer saw a total of twelve races and two regularity tests in this iconic event for classic cars. Visitors to the AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix saw an abundance of on-track action. The evolution of … [Read more...]

Masters Historic F1 Featured at 2015 Mexico Grand Prix

Zandvoort Grand Prix 2014 - FIA Masters F1

Masters Historic Racing will organise a support race to the Formula 1 Grand Premio de Mexico 2015, scheduled for October 30 - November 1 at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez in Mexico City. Only one week after the United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas, where Masters will field a 38 car grid, the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Mexico will provide yet another platform to showcase the sight and sound of Formula One cars … [Read more...]

Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2015 – Picture Gallery

Mark Colbert's 1962 Ferrari 250GT Lusso C.

The 2015 running of the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion was held August 13-16 at the 11-turn Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Salinas, California. For those who don't know me I spent the 2015 Monterey Classic Car Week photographing the vintage car races taking place at the Mazda Laguna Seca Raceway. I was at the track from Friday morning of the Pre-Reunion to the last lap of the Reunion the following Sunday. This … [Read more...]

BMW Featured at 2016 Monterey Reunion

1978 BMW M1 Procar - Henry Schmitt

The German marque BMW will be featured at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2016, scheduled for August 18-21 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Salinas, California. Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2016, Bavarian Motor Works has a strong history. The patriarchs of the brand, Karl Rapp and Gustav Otto instilled a robust DNA in the company in 1916 through the combination of their respective businesses. The … [Read more...]

Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2015 – Report and Photos

Mathias Sielecki's 1954 Maserati A6 GCS.

The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion 2015 was held August 13-16 at the 2.238-mile, 11-turn Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Salinas, California. The field of 550 vintage race cars were divided into 15 groups according to age and engine capacity and chosen for their period-correct presentation. Formerly known as the Monterey Historic Automobile Races or Monterey Historics, the 2015 running of the Rolex Monterey … [Read more...]

Goodwood Members’ Meeting Returns in 2016

1954 Cooper-Jaguar T33

The Goodwood Road Racing Club (GRRC) announced the 74th Members’ Meeting will be held on the weekend of March 19-20, 2016, at Goodwood Motor Circuit. The Members’ Meeting was revived in 2014 for members of the GRRC to continue the tradition of the 71 club motor sport events held at Goodwood from 1949-66, and has, for the past two seasons, become the opener for the historic motor racing season. … [Read more...]

Monterey Motorsports Pre-Reunion 2015 – Photo Gallery

Jeffery Segal in the 1970 Ferrari 512M.

The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Pre-Reunion 2015 was held August 8-9 at the 11-turn, 2.238-mile Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Salinas, California. Formerly known as Monterey Pre-Historics, the event is held the weekend before the larger Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. The 2015 running of the Monterey Pre-Reunion was again open to the public, allowing spectators to enjoy a more relaxed paddock environment and a … [Read more...]

Monterey Classic Car Week 2015 – Preview

Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa Class at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2014

For one week each August, the Monterey Peninsula in California is transformed into the epicenter for the classic car community. Regardless of the name -- the Monterey Classic Car Week, Pebble Beach Automotive Week, Concours Week, Holy Car Week or just Car Heaven -- the events that make up the week are among the most important on the historic automotive calendar and 2015 will be no different. A celebration of the … [Read more...]

Silverstone Classic 2015 – Report and Photos

Chrisophe D'Ansembourg's Jaguar XJR-14

The Silverstone Classic 2015 was held 24-26 July at the historic 3.6-mile Silverstone Grand Prix circuit in Northamptonshire, England. The three-day Festival welcomed its first-ever 100,000 strong crowd in 2015, in celebration of the 25th running of the "World's Biggest Classic Motor Racing Festival" that featured a field of more than 1,000 classic race cars covering the full spectrum of motorsport greats. “All in … [Read more...]

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...]