Vintage News

6/9/2016 - Tony Stewart, Ernie Irvan to be Inducted into Sonoma Raceway Wall of Fame

Sonoma, CA -- Sonoma Raceway will add two NASCAR legends to its Wall of Fame during the upcoming Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event weekend, June 24-26.

Tony Stewart and Ernie Irvan will become the newest members of the raceway's Wall of Fame, joining fellow NASCAR stars Rusty Wallace (2005), Mark Martin (2005), Jeff Gordon (2006), Ricky Rudd... Read more...

6/1/2016 - Land Speed And Drag Boat Driver Gary Gabelich To Be Inducted Into MSHFA June 29

Daytona Beach, FL -- Gary Gabelich, one of the fastest men on earth in his day, will be inducted posthumously into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America (MSHFA) at the 28th Annual MSHFA Induction Ceremony Presented by Bridgestone on June 29 at The Shores Resort & Spa in Daytona Beach.

Gabelich chased speed records on both land and water during a brief but m... Read more...

5/22/2016 - James Hinchcliffe wins pole for 100th Indianapolis 500 as field of 33 is finalized

Indianapolis --James Hinchcliffe, the Canadian who missed the 99th Indianapolis 500 after a practice crash, will start the 100th Indy 500 on the pole after a four-lap average of 230.760 mph on Armed Forces Pole Day.

Taking the last qualifying attempt of Sundays Fast Nine Shootout, the driver of the No. 5 Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda edged Josef Ne... Read more...

5/20/2016 - About Face: SCRAMP & Int'l Speedway Corp. Partner on Bid To Manage Mazda Raceway

Monterey, CA -- Formerly at odds, the Sports Car Racing Assn. of the Monterey Peninsula (SCRAMP) and stock car racing behemoth International Speedway Corp. (ISC) have agreed to a tandem effort to secure a longterm deal for the management concession at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

SCRAMP announced the deal in a statement released late last Friday afternoon. "SCR... Read more...

5/18/2016 - FVee, Trans-Am 'B', Father's Day Scramble Featured at VSCDA's Blackhawk Vintage Classic

Grand Rapids, MI -- Father's Day weekend promises gobs of track time for both participants and fans at the Vintage Sports Car Drivers Assn. 24th annual Blackhawk Vintage Classic June 17--19 at the 1.95-mile, 7-turn Blackhawk Farms Raceway in South Beloit, IL. With some 145 cars expected across five run groups, there promises to be plenty of race action and f... Read more...

5/18/2016 - Nashville Exhibit Celebrates Italian Cars

Nashville, TN -- Bellissima! The Italian Automotive Renaissance, 1945-1975 opens at The Frist Center for Visual Arts May 27. The exhibit, which runs through Oct. 9, draws attention to the visual dynamism and spirit of innovation characterizing Italian coachbuilt cars, concept cars and motorcycles produced during the post-World War II economic revival. Read more...

5/17/2016 - Sonoma Historics Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Can-Am and Trans-Am Series

Sonoma, CA -- The Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival, returns to Sonoma Raceway June 3-5. Racers and fans will enjoy this Gold Medallion invitational event, which salutes race cars prepared to the rules of the era in which they were originally raced.

The weekend will be highlighted by a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Can-Am and Trans-Am Series,... Read more...

4/19/2016 - VINTAGE MOTORSPORT JOB OPENING !

Vintage Motorsport – The Journal of Motor Racing History – is looking for a qualified candidate to fulfill the Office Administrator role within the company.

Founded 34 years ago, Vintage Motorsport is the premier source of vintage racing coverage and in-depth reporting of motorsports history. With a loyal readership and passionate fan base Vintage... Read more...

4/13/2016 - Happy 85th Birthday Dan Gurney!

We've said it before and we'll say it again Read more...

2/6/2016 - Available Inventory and Economic Climate Affect Arizona Auction Results

Historically significant and beautiful (and expensive) was this 1950 Ferrari 166MM sold by Gooding (photo: Gooding & Co.).

Scottsdale, AZ -- The Arizona collector car auctions concluded last weekend, and while Chamber of Commerce weather gave attendees a welcome break from winter, there appear to be clouds on the horizon for vintage car prices. Read more...