Photos: Friday at Road America for the WeatherTech International Challenge

Elkhart Lake, WI — The WIC race weekend kicked off yesterday with great weather and track conditions at Road America. The stars of the weekend are certainly the large collective of Shadow Racing Cars celebrating the iconic team’s 50 year anniversary. VM’s ace photographer Scott Paceley is there to capture and share the glorious sights this weekend produces. Look for his photos and a story from VM Columnist Burt Levy in the Sept/Oct issue of Vintage Motorsport. Subscribe now and never miss an issue!

Craig Bennett getting the weekend going in the spectacularly fast 1974 UOP Shadow DN4. Photo: Scott Paceley
Bob Boller heading on track in his 1982 Jaguar XJR-5 GTP. Photo: Scott Paceley
Members of the Historic Big-Bore group climbing the start/finish hill led by Dean DeSantis in his 1969 Porsche 911 RSR. Photo: Scott Paceley
Peter Cunningham brought a few cars with him including his 2009 Acura TSX. Photo: Scott Paceley
Paul Joyaux giving a clean point-by in his 1962 Crossle C5. Photo: Scott Paceley
The innards of the 1969 Shadow MK1 demand a head tilt and closer investigation. Photo: Scott Paceley
The same goes for the other Shadow MK1 for that matter. Photo: Scott Paceley
Kudos to RM Motorsports for their efforts to gather and prepare so many Shadows to make this a special event. Photo: Scott Paceley
Showing the diversity of the Modern GT class in one frame – 1979 Chevy Monza, 1974 Porsche RSR, and a 2000 Nissan R34 GT-R. Photo: Scott Paceley
Same manufacturer, but two distinct race cars. Photo: Scott Paceley
The race car concours was a little different this year, but still a treat nonetheless. The Quadracci’s certainly looked happy in their 2013 Oreca 03 LMP2 car. Photo: Scott Paceley
Photo: Scott Paceley
Photo: Scott Paceley

Stay tuned for more throughout the weekend.