Vintage News

5/8/2013 - LBGP Safety Panel: Better To Wear Itchy Undies Than To Be Toast Later

Long Beach, CA - When a rock's coming toward your helmet or fire through the cockpit, racers need to be both prepared and aware. That's the message from motorsports safety experts who attended the second Racing Goes Safer! Toyota Long Beach Grand Prix Motorsport Safety Conference at the April races, where everything from itchy fireproof underwear to a seven-... Read more...

5/2/2013 - Cy Yedor 1927-2013

Los Angeles, CA - Cy Yedor passed away after a short illness on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at age 85 at the Cedars-Sinai Hospital here.

Yedor was one of the pioneers of the California Sports Car Club. Starting in 1953, he served as an official and member of the board of directors. At various times, he was a race starter as well as the competition license direct... Read more...

5/1/2013 - HMSA Announces Travel Assistance for Race Participants

Montrose, CA - The Historic Motor Sports Association has announced a new service for HMSA participants; the HMSA Travel Assistance Network.

Almost daily HMSA receives calls from perspective participants needing to have their car transported to an event. Now a participant can have easy access to who has transporter space available along with their contact info... Read more...

4/24/2013 - Long Beach GP Serves Up History, Heritage

Long Beach, CA – Thirty-nine years ago, Long Beach was a harbor town--and a favorite stop for the Merchant Marine and the many navies that stopped here to re-supply. With a wealth of bars, houses of ill-repute and locker facilities to keep gear, the salty sailors took in the atmosphere in an age where sex was safe and the rigors of the sea wh... Read more...

4/18/2013 - DPS Officer On Mend After Copperstate Crash; Two Speeders Jailed, Others Get Awards

Phoenix, AZ - After 23 years without any accidents or incidents, the Bell Lexus Copperstate 1000 rally was interrupted with what could have been a tragedy when one of its motorcycle escort officers was struck by a civilian (non-rally) automobile last Wednesday in Sedona, Arizona on the last day of the rally. Arizona Dept. of Public Safety (DPS) officer Henr... Read more...

3/12/2013 - Skip Barber Officially Names Front Straight at Lime Rock Park

LAKEVILLE, CT - It was successfully kept a secret for weeks in order to surprise a racing legend; on Saturday, March 9, at the Amelia Island (Fla.) Concours d'Elegance, where this year's honored guest was Sam Posey, Lime Rock Park owner Skip Barber announced that the track's front straightaway is now officially Sam Posey Straight. In Lime Rock's 57-year hist... Read more...

3/5/2013 - SVRA Awards 2012 Driver of the Year to Bobby Brown

Southlake, TX - Previous SVRA Drivers of the Year announced the induction of Bobby Brown as Driver of the Year for 2012 at the SVRA Annual Banquet held at Sebring, Florida on March 1, 2013.

Brown is the 29th Driver of the Year to be honored with SVRA's prestigious award. The selection committee consists of previous Drivers of the Year who elect each new induc... Read more...

2/9/2013 - Phil Remington 1921-2013

Santa Ana, CA - Phil Remington, one of motorsport's legendary master craftsmen passed away in his sleep Feb. 9th. He was 92.

In 44 years at Dan Gurney's AAR, nobody remembers Phil missing a day of work. His ability as a fabricator, designer, draftsman, engineer and all around problem solving genius has inspired three generations of racers behind the wheel, at... Read more...

10/3/2012 - HSR Changes Ownership Via Longtime Racer Hinton

Clearwater, FL – The second ownership change of a major North American vintage racing group in the past month has just occurred, with the announcement by Historic Sportscar Racing Ltd. that longtime vintage racer and HSR member David Hinton has bought majority ownership in the company. Hinton's Vintage Racing Events LLC purchased control of HSR from i... Read more...

8/21/2012 - Porsche Steps Up Vintage Motorsports Activities

Salinas, CA - With the famed Monterey Motorsports Reunion as backdrop, Porsche Motorsport North America (PMNA) announced it will expand from serving teams and owners of contemporary 911 race cars to providing a similar service to the large number of collectors of vintage Porsche race cars in the U.S. and Canada. PMNA has established a partnership with a new... Read more...