Vintage News

12/18/2013 - NBC Sports Group to Air Mecum Collector Car Auctions

Walworth, WI - NBC Sports Group and Mecum Auctions have announced a multi-year agreement to present coverage of Mecum car auctions across NBC, NBCSN, and the Esquire Network, which is part of the NBCUniversal family of networks. The three-year agreement, which begins in 2014, will provide for more than 425 hours of programming across all three channels. Read more...

12/14/2013 - Formula Ford Challenge Series Sponsored by VRG

In 2014, Formula Fords will mark their 45th year of competition. These iconic race cars have been a stepping stone for many amateur racers into the professional ranks. Today historic Formula Fords represent a fun and affordable way to go vintage racing.

To celebrate the 45 years of Monoposto Formula Ford racing, the Vintage Racers Group Board of Directors ann... Read more...

12/13/2013 - U.K.'s Silverstone Classic To Fete Mustang's 50th Year

Northamptonshire, UK -- Next year's Silverstone Classic vintage race festival will pay homage to America's celebrated muscle car, the Ford Mustang, which marks its 50th anniversary in April, 2014. Races and parades dedicated to the legendary pony car will mark the official 50th U.K. birthday bash for the world's best-selling classic car, organized by the Mus... Read more...

12/10/2013 - Maserati Celebrates 100th Anniversary as Featured Marque of the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

MONTEREY, CA - The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion will celebrate the rich 100-year history of Maserati, one of Italys iconic luxury sports car brands that throughout the century has been deeply rooted in racing. The celebration will be held August 14-17, 2014 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

The Monterey Classic Car Week and Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reuni... Read more...

12/4/2013 - Grand Prix of America at Port Imperial Postponed

WEEHAWKEN, N.J. - The Grand Prix of America at Port Imperial, a Formula One World Championship race slated for June 2014 on the streets of Weehawken and West New York, N.J., has been postponed. GP America executive chairman and promoter Leo Hindery, Jr., and his team are working on restructured financial arrangements for a 2015 race. Read more...

12/3/2013 - Lime Rock 2014 Schedule Includes Historic Festival 32

Lime Rock Park’s 2014 Spectator Event ScheduleTickets on sale now, including special pricing for Christmas and the holidays

LAKEVILLE, CT - Lime Rock Park’s 2014 spectator-event schedule opens with its traditional Memorial Day weekend, this year featuring the IMSA-sanctioned Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Series Friday and Saturday, May 23-... Read more...

11/22/2013 - Marking 50 Years of Mustang with Twin Birthday Celebrations

DEARBORN, MI - The celebration of 50 years of Ford Mustang will be so large Ford Motor Company and the Mustang Club of America plan to simultaneously hold it at two locations from April 16 through April 20, 2014. Open to everyone, not just Mustang owners and MCA members, the event will be held at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. and at Las Vegas Mot... Read more...

11/20/2013 - UK's Historic Silverstone Sold To Unnamed Buyer

Aerial view of Silverstone, the historic circuit that's the site of Formula 1's British Grand Prix (photo: courtesy f1fanatic.co.uk)

Silverstone, home of the British Grand Prix and owned by the British Racing Drivers Club, is being sold for just a tad more than $16 million, a pittance compared to the cost of comparable motorsport facilities that of late appro... Read more...

11/16/2013 - Franchitti Retires On Doctors' Advice Following Houston Crash Injuries

Dario Franchitti following his 3rd Indy 500 win (photo: open-wheels.com)

Four-time IndyCar series champion Dario Franchitti, winner of three Indianapolis 500s, announced Thursday that he is retiring from auto racing after doctors told him he can no longer race due to injuries he sustained in an IndyCar accident at the Houston Grand Prix last month. Franchitti... Read more...

11/8/2013 - Celebration of Automobiles Returns to IMS May 8-10, 2014

NDIANAPOLIS - The Celebration of Automobiles will return to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for a fourth consecutive year on May 8-10, 2014, as the event continues to grow into one of the premier showcases in North America for car aficionados.

Four-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser will serve as the honorary head judge during the Vintage and Classic Car S... Read more...