Vintage News

1/25/2015 - Rennsport Reunion V Dates Changed

The world’s largest gathering of Porsche race cars, drivers and fans moves forward two weeks

Atlanta -- Porsche Cars North America (PCNA) and Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca have announced that the next Porsche Rennsport Reunion will now take place at the famed California racetrack the weekend of September 25 - 27, 2015, two weeks earlier than originally plan... Read more...

1/23/2015 - Arizona Auctions Jump 18% To Record $293 Million, Fueled By Pratte Collection At Barrett-Jackson

Photo Credit: Darin Schnabel ©2015 Courtesy of RM Auctions

Scottsdale, AZ -- After its longest-ever nine days of sales, the Arizona auction "week" posted record overall numbers, and the $292.8 million tallyacross all six auction companies hit a high-water mark. The total represents an 18% increase over last January's record results, and was largely drive... Read more...

1/21/2015 - Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA Added to NASCAR Weekend in Sonoma

SONOMA, CA For the first time in a decade, Sonoma Raceway will host two main events on Sunday of its Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series weekend.

The Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA series joins the NASCAR weekend for the first time, June 26-28, featuring a field of more than 25 Porsche 991, 997 and 996 GT3 Cup cars. The series is the premier point of p... Read more...

1/21/2015 - Motorsports Hall of Fame of America Announces Finalists

Novi, MI -- Finalists for the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 2015 class have been determined. The Hall will unveil its seven new members on Friday, January 23, at Daytona International Speedway prior to the Rolex 24 at Daytona. The racing legends will join the Hall of Fame during the 27th Annual Induction Ceremony on June 18, 2015 at the Fillmore Theat... Read more...

1/9/2015 - HSR's Classic 24 Hour at Daytona Set for Return November 15-16

Clearwater, FL -- Last November, the inaugural Classic 24 Hour at Daytona marked the beginning of a new motorsport tradition in North America. More than 150 vintage and historic sports cars from 21 countries raced for 24 hours on the famous banking and infield road course of Daytona International Speedway on November 15 - 16, 2014. Read more...

12/17/2014 - Brian Lister 1926-2014

Brian Lister, founder of Lister Cars, passed away December 16. He was 88.

Lister's glory days came between 1954 and 1959, when his Lister-Jaguars and Lister-Chevys had much success in sports car racing both in the U.S. and abroad. Today Listers with the best history have sold for more than $1 million at auction and are very popular with drivers and spectators... Read more...

12/12/2014 - Graham Hill's 1968 Lotus 56 Indy Turbine Car To Be Offered at Barrett-Jackson 'Salon' Sale

Right: Graham Hill wheels the Lotus 56/3 Turbine during the 1968 Indy 500 (photo: courtesy Barrett-Jackson)

Scottsdale, AZ -- One of the most innovative race cars to ever contest the Indianapolis 500 has been revealed as a late consignment to Barrett-Jackson's upcoming Scottsdale auction. The wedge-shaped, turbine-powered Lotus 56/3 that Graham Hill had runni... Read more...

11/19/2014 - Sonoma Chapter of Speedway Children's Charities Distributes Nearly $300,000 to Youth Groups

SONOMA, CA -- Forty-eight Sonoma County non-profit organizations will benefit from nearly $300,000 that was generated during the 2014 motor-racing season at Sonoma Raceway. The Sonoma Chapter of Speedway Childrens Charities (SCC), the raceway's charitable arm, raised $294,158 to help children in need through 12 fundraising events in 2014, an increase of more... Read more...

11/17/2014 - Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Shelby GT350 Mustang

MONTEREY, CA -- The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion will celebrate the 50th anniversary of one of the most recognizable road racing cars of the 60s the Shelby GT350 Mustang as the 2015 featured marque August 13-16, 2015 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

The Shelby GT350 Mustang came onto the scene just one year after the Ford Mustang debuted. Ford Motor Comp... Read more...

11/14/2014 - Bloomington Gold Corvette Show Moving to Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Photo: Chevrolet Corvettes have served as the official Pace Car for the Indianapolis 500 a record 12 times, making IMS a great venue for this legendary Corvette show (photo: IMS).

Indianapolis -- After weeks of speculation by the Corvette world, Bloomington Gold announced they are making the world-famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) their home for 2015 a... Read more...