Vintage News

2/19/2015 - SVRA Cancels Road Atlanta Event Feb. 19-21, Due to Sub-Freezing Temps

Southlake, TX -- A Winter Storm Warning is in effect this for many Eastern States, including Georgia. Due to the threat of more severe winter weather, SVRA has canceled the Southern Vintage Classic, scheduled for Feb. 20-22 at Road Atlanta. The decision to cancel came after a discussion with Road Atlanta Raceway staff. The area is already dealing with harsh... Read more...

2/16/2015 - Enhanced Watkins Glen Grand Prix Festival Planned for September

WATKINS GLEN, NY -- The Grand Prix Festival of Watkins Glen presented by Chemung Canal Trust Company returns in September to the home of American road racing.

Photo, right: VM editor-in-chief D. Randy Riggs takes Bob Bondurant for a run over Stone Bridge in Carroll Shelby's first race car, an MG TC, during the Grand Prix Festival.

The day-long celebration of t... Read more...

2/6/2015 - Porsche Run Groups Announced for September 25-27 Rennsport Reunion V

MONTEREY, CA -- Requests for entry to participate in what is considered to be the world's greatest gathering of Porsche race cars, Porsche Rennsport Reunion V opens online February 9 at www.MazdaRaceway.com. The event returns to the scenic Monterey coastline and Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca September 25-27.

Hosted by Porsche Cars North America, Rennsport Reunion... Read more...

2/5/2015 - Riverside Businessman and Philanthropist Doug Magnon Passes Away

Riverside, CA -- Douglas Magnon of Riverside California, 55, passed away Wednesday, February 4, 2015, surrounded by family and close friends, after a short but brave battle with cancer.

Magnon, president of the Magnon Companies, a regional commercial real estate developer, was also the founder and principal of the Riverside International Automotive Museum (RI... Read more...

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...