Vintage News

9/26/2014 - Sir Stirling Moss Designated AZ Concours' Honored Guest

Phoenix, AZ -- Auto racing legend Sir Stirling Moss will be an honored guest at the 2nd annual Arizona Concours d'Elegance at the historic Arizona Biltmore resort on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015. Moss will attend the intimate concours with his wife Lady Susie Moss, offering entrants and attendees the chance to meet him among the 80 select vintage automobiles that w... Read more...

9/17/2014 - Vintage Racer Group Returns to NJMP this weekend, Sept. 19-21

MILLVILLE, NJ - The Vintage Racer Group returns to New Jersey Motorsports Park on the Lightning circuit, this upcoming weekend, September 19-21, 2014.

A paddock full of vintage sports and racing cars are expected to participate in the always exciting event, re-creating the history of road racing in southern New Jersey (remember Vineland Speedway, anyone?). Read more...

9/16/2014 - Dr. Dick Thompson 1920-2014

Legendary American road racer Dr. Dick Thompson, known to generations of fans as "The Flying Dentist," passed away on September 14, 2014 from natural causes at the age of 94.

Thompson began racing relatively late in life with no formal training, no engineering background, and no mechanical experience to draw upon, but he did have that innate ability that defi... Read more...

9/12/2014 - Sussex Trophy Race Kicks Off the Goodwood Revival Meeting

Right: Jon Minshaw and Phil Keen win Sussex Trophy. Photo courtesy Goodwood Revival

Chichester, UK -- The Goodwood Revival Meeting kicked off with a tense battle for victory in the Sussex Trophy as a sell-out crowd watched in awe as 30 stunning 1950s sports racing prototypes raced into dusk.

Jon Minshaw and Phil Keen claimed victory in their Lister-Jaguar "Kno... Read more...

9/12/2014 - VM Columnist Jochen Mass Joins 7 Other Le Mans Winners Racing At Goodwood

West Sussex, UK -- Vintage Motorsport's "Making Tracks" columnist Jochen Mass will be one of eight -- count 'em, eight -- Le Mans winners racing 18 different cars this coming weekend at what's arguably the pinnacle vintage racing event on the globe, the Goodwood Revival, Sept. 12-14.

Mass will be the iron man among his Le Sarthe-winning brethren, as he manhan... Read more...

9/9/2014 - Did You Know?

The patent for the original Zerk fitting was granted to Oscar U. Zerk in January 1929, and the assignee was the Alemite Manufacturing Corporation. Alemite's design has become the worldwide standard for greasing machinery. Read more...

9/7/2014 - World's Largest 'Vette Gathering, Corvette Funfest Runs Sept. 18-21

Effingham, IL -- Thousands of Chevrolet Corvette owners and America's sports car fans will congregate Sept. 18-21 at the Mid America Motorworks corporate campus here for what Mid America founder Mike Yager started in 1994 as a customer appreciation party for a few hundred Corvette owners that's now ranked as the largest annual Corvette gathering on the plane... Read more...

9/7/2014 - World's Largest 'Vette Gathering, Corvette Funfest Runs Sept. 18-21

Effingham, IL -- Thousands of Chevrolet Corvette owners and America's sports car fans will congregate Sept. 18-21 at the Mid America Motorworks corporate campus here for what Mid America founder Mike Yager started in 1994 as a customer appreciation party for a few hundred Corvette owners that's now ranked as the largest annual Corvette gathering on the plane... Read more...

9/2/2014 - SVRA Returns to Road Atlanta in 2015

Southlake, TX - The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) has announced the addition of Road Atlanta to its 2015 East Coast schedule. This event will be the opening race of the season and will take place February 19-22, 2015 at the world-renowned Braselton, Georgia race course.

"Since 2012, our members have consistently reiterated that Road Atlanta was... Read more...

9/1/2014 - Highlights, plus all class winners from Sunday in the Park Concours d’ Elegance presented by Bentley

LAKEVILLE, CT -- At Lime Rock Park’s 32nd Sunday in the Park Concour d’ Elegance presented by Bentley, 224 vehicles in 29 classes were presented and judged. When the results were tabulated, a 1933 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 owned by Peter Sachs of Stamford, Conn., (photo, right) won Best of Show. The stellar yellow-cream car had been entered in Class 3,... Read more...