Action from HSR’s The Mitty at Road Atlanta

Braselton, GA–Action from Historic Sportscar Racing’s The Mitty at Road Atlanta opened Thursday April 26, a track day for practice that was interrupted by afternoon rain. Friday’s skies were much better and today’s forecast is for clear skies and mild temperatures as competitors attack Road Atlanta’s challenging road course.

Photographer and Vintage Motorsport contributor Robin Thompson shows some of what was taking place trackside on Friday.

NASCAR champion Bill Elliott put in some hot laps driving his former Dodge Cup Car. © Robin Thompson
Tom Cotter, who made the Barn Find books famous, is racing his ’64 Corvette this weekend. ©Robin Thompson
Adam Carolla is racing his ’73 Datsun 610 this weekend. ©Robin Thompson
Michael Moss brought out his beautiful ’69 Lola T70 MkIIIB. ©Robin Thompson
Morning traffic on Road Atlanta’s challenging road course. ©Robin Thompson
It’s always good to see Howard Turner’s ’88 Jaguar XJR 7/8 on track. ©Robin Thompson
Frank Marcum drives Chris Cook’s wild ’80 Chevy Nova. ©Robin Thompson
Daimler SP250 features a wild Hemi V8. ©Robin Thompson
A mix of Porsches and a lone ’66 Lotus Elan take up a morning session on the Road Atlanta track. ©Robin Thompson
Doug Elcomb charges hard in his most unusual 998cc ’61 Dreossi Special. ©Robin Thompson