Vintage News

8/19/2014 - SVRA Adds Portland Vintage Festival, July 9-12, to the 2015 Schedule

Southlake, TX - The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) announced the addition of the Portland Vintage Festival for 2015. Continuing a long tradition of vintage racing at Portland International Raceway, the Portland Vintage Festival, a 4-day event, will take place July 9-12, 2015. With the prior addition of the Sonoma Historics, SVRA completes its'... Read more...

8/8/2014 - Goodwood Revival to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Sir Jackie Stewart's "Discovery" in ’64

Chichester, UK - This year's Goodwood Revival will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Sir Jackie Stewart's discovery with a trio of special parades that will honor the three-time Formula 1 world champion during the September 12-14 event.

Already making waves in sports car racing, Stewart was spotted testing in early 1964 by Goodwood track manager Robin Mackay,... Read more...

8/8/2014 - Million Franc Delahaye Returns to the Track for the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Oxnard, CA - The Mullin Automotive Museum, an institution devoted to the preservation of French art and automobiles from the Art Deco era, has announced that the Million Franc 1937 Delahaye Type 145 V12, one of history's most significant French race cars, will return to the track in the U.S. for the first time since 2006 at this year's Rolex Monterey Motorsp... Read more...

8/6/2014 - VM Sets Special Autograph Session Sat. Aug. 16 With Bob Bondurant At Monterey Reunion

Right: Bob Bondurant wheels a Shelby Cobra to do his bidding in the early 1960s; Monterey autograph session set with VM!

Monterey, CA -- Savvy motorsport fans need no introduction to racing legend Bob Bondurant, but if you're attending the Rolex Monterey Motorsport Reunion next weeked, Vintage Motorsport will make the introduction for you via a special autogr... Read more...

8/4/2014 - General Racing Merges with Sportscar Vintage Racing Association

BUELLTON, CA - In a move to broaden the scope and quality of historic and vintage automobile racing across the United States, General Racing Ltd. will merge with Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA), effective immediately.

Tony Parella, CEO of SVRA, the only national vintage racing organization in the U.S., has put forth a major effort to re-organize t... Read more...

7/27/2014 - 36th annual Concours d'Elegance of America at St. John's Crowns Best-In-Show

Right: 1932 Duesenberg Model J and 1939 Bugatti T57C

Plymouth, MI --Blessed by near perfect weather, on Sunday, July 27th, the 36th Annual Concours d'Elegance of America at the Inn at St. John's in Plymouth welcomed continuous crowds all day to the beautiful grounds, making its fourth year at its new home a success.

More than 250 magnificent vehicles were on d... Read more...

7/25/2014 - Parnelli Jones, Dean Torrence Remembrance of James Garner

Right: Beloved actor, "Grand Prix" movie star, Indy 500 pace car driver and gentleman James Garner passed away of natural causes in Los Angeles on Saturday, July 19 (photo: MGM).

Los Angeles, CA -- James Garner passed away from natural causes at his home in Los Angeles on Saturday, July 19, 2014. He was 86 years old. Known to most as a leading man in such tel... Read more...

7/16/2014 - Keeneland Concours d'Elegance to Celebrate 10th Anniversary

Lexington, KY –– Winners from the previous Keeneland Concours d'Elegance will return to celebrate the event's 10th anniversary on Saturday, July 19.

Launched in 2004, the Keeneland Concours has become a highlight of the summer season in Lexington, and has been recognized as one of America's premiere concours. The event is consistently ranked as a... Read more...

7/11/2014 - Sign Up Now! FREE Monterey Auction Preview & Tour For Vintage Motorsport Subscribers!

Veteran collector car analyst Andy Reid (in blue blazer) leads an auction tour and preview for bidders and non-bidders alike.

Monterey, CA -- For those lucky Vintage Motorsport subscribers planning to attend Monterey Collector Car Week next month, the magazine is offering current subscribers a FREE tour and preview of the Bonhams, RM and Rick Cole auctions le... Read more...

7/11/2014 - Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix's 10-Day Festival Kicks Off Saturday

1912 Mercedes Grand Prix car negotiates Schenley Park's twisty, forested byways (photo: conceptcarz.com

Pittsburgh, PA -- Monterey may lay claim to the best cars, and Indianapolis can now boast the most entries (700), but the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix, which kicks off its 32nd annual extravaganza this weekend, has regularly had by far the largest spectato... Read more...