Vintage News

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...

1/21/2016 - Utah Motorsports Campus Announces 2016 Schedule

Tooele Valley, UT -- Tooele County and Utah Motorsports Campusare pleased to announce their schedule of events for the 2016 season, with a full slate of professional and amateur races.

Utah Motorsports Campus, which is managing the facility on behalf of Tooele County while the procedures to sell the former Miller Motorsports Park take place, has been able to... Read more...

8/16/2015 - BMW To Be Honored as Featured Marque of 2016 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Monterey, CA -- The full, rich heritage of the Ultimate Driving Machine will be celebrated when Bavarian Motor Works is honored on the occasion of its 100th anniversary at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. The celebration takes place August 18-21, 2016 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on the scenic Monterey Peninsula.

"The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion... Read more...

7/23/2015 - Opinion/Formula Eunich

There's a terrific new sitcom playing on Fox Sports network this year. They're showing episodes of that cosmic joke perpetrated by the FIA, the Formula E championship. They call it Formula E, but the E doesn't stand for the electricity that powers these pseudo race cars. Rather it stands for the FIA's Eunuch-like disembowelment of real racing. Read more...

2/14/2014 - The Gaping Maw: Corvettes Consumed By Sinkhole

Photo: The sinkhole that swallowed eight significant Corvettes. Courtesy Corvette Museum

Bowling Green, KY -- At 5:44 a.m. last Wednesday, Feb. 12, the manager of the National Corvette Museum received a call from the organization's security company, alerting him that the motion detectors were going off in the original section of the museum, the Skydome. A sin... Read more...

5/2/2011 - Indy In The 1950s

Who knew back then that the drivers and cars wouldn't last forever but their memories would? Certainly not I, a pudgy kid from New England, who was lucky enough to attend every Indy 500 from 1955 to 1961. It all started around September of 54, when a sore throat made my dad keep me home on Saturday night when we were supposed to watch the Bomber Stocks race... Read more...

5/8/2009 - Darlington Legends - Million Dollar Bill

DARLINGTON, S.C. (May 1, 2009) Bill Elliott wasnt exactly daydreaming that evening in 1984 when RJ Reynolds Tobacco president Gerry Long laid out the guidelines for the Winston Million bonus, but he might have been excused for not giving Long his full attention.Elliott's head wasn't elsewhere. He just didn't think Long's terms applied. Read more...