1/30/2013 - SVRA's 16-Race Schedule for 2013
Southlake, TX - The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association has announced its most extensive race schedule in the 35-year history of the the organization. Totaling 16 races on both the East and West coasts, the 2013 schedule includes several new and exciting venues while retaining the consistent favorites.
Tony Parella, SVRA president & CEO, said, "Our drivers have asked for more events and we feel that our 2013 schedule will send a clear message that they have been heard. As vintage racing's only national organization we can now offer competitors the opportunity to race in the best races, at the best tracks, throughout the U.S."
February 27- March 3, 2013 THE SPRING VINTAGE CLASSIC Sebring International Raceway, Sebring FL
March 12-16, 2013 THE MOBIL 1-12 HOURS OF SEBRING Sebring International Raceway, Sebring, FL
April 18-21, 2013 RACE THE ROCK VINTAGE CELEBRATION - Rockingham Raceway, Rockingham, NC
June 6-9, 2013 THE FINGER LAKES WINE COUNTRY CLASSIC Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY
June 27-30, 2013 THE 31st ANNUAL MID-OHIO VINTAGE GRAND PRIX The Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Lexington, OH
July 11-14, 2013 VINTAGE LIGHTING STRIKES THUNDERBOLT New Jersey Motorsports Park-Thunderbolt Circuit, Millville, NJ
September 4-8, 2013 THE GLENORA WINE CELLARS U.S. VINTAGE GRAND PRIX Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY
September 26-29, 2013 THE SVRA GOLD CUP Virginia International Raceway, Danville VA
March 16-17, 2013 SPRING HISTORIC RACES Willow Springs International Raceway, Rosamond, CA
April 12-14, 2013 (TENTATIVE) NORTH-SOUTH CHALLENGE Thunderhill Raceway Park, Willows, CA
May 4-5, 2013 - VARAS BRITISH EXTRAVAGANZA AT BUTTONWILLOW RACEWAY (Invited guests SVRA-West) Buttonwillow Raceway Park, Buttonwillow, CA
June 21-23, 2013 12TH ANNUAL SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA HISTORIC SPORTS CAR FESTIVAL Auto club Speedway, Fontana, CA
August 3-4, 2013 SUMMER RACES AT SONOMA RACEWAY (In conjunction with the Northern California Shelby Club) Sonoma Raceway, Sonoma, CA
October 11-13, 2013 - SPRING MOUNTAIN-LAS VEGAS CHALLENGE Spring Mountain Motor Resort and Country Club, Pahrump, NV
November 23-24 5TH ANNUAL PALM SPRINGS REVIVAL Chuckwalla Valley Raceway,
Desert Center, CA
In closing Parella said, "We're very proud of this schedule and are pleased to announce that the first ever U.S. VINTAGE RACING NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP will be held from October 24-27, 2013. We are in final negotiations with the venue, and I expect to be able to make a formal announcement soon. What I can say at this point is that its a track whose stature is appropriate for a National Championship."
Further information on the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association can be found at www.svra.com, on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.