KIDSTON TROPHY: BENTLEY BOYS RETURN TO SILVERSTONE!

This weekend, the Silverstone Classic will come alive with the sights and sounds of Motor Racing Legends’ magnificent grid of Pre-War sports cars, for the Kidston Trophy race, all paying homage to the fabled ‘Bentley Boy’ aviator Glen Kidston. The inaugural Kidston Trophy ran in 2015, where Fred Wakeman and Patrick Blakeney-Edwards were first to take the flag. This Saturday, 45 pre-War racers from the 1920s and 1930s will be firing up ready to take the challenge once again. Amongst the runners ...
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THUNDER ROAD: LIME ROCK HISTORICS!

Racing grids highly charged for Lime Rock Park Historic Festival 35. Competition fast and furious, friendly and fun will mark the Lime Rock Park Historic Festival 35 three days of spirited historic racing. Upwards of 230 drivers from North America, England and Europe and as far away as Australia have registered to challenge the 1.5-mile circuit in Lakeville, CT, on September 1, 2 and 4. As in previous years, the race groups at Lime Rock Park’s 35th iteration of its Historic Festival will hav...
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2016 WISKO GRAND PRIX: HSR AT VIR!

Our man on the track, Mike Matune, brings you four days of glorious historic racing at Virginia International Raceway. Memorial Day weekend marked the return of the Historic Sportscar Racing group to VIRginia International Raceway with the Wisko Grand Prix. Comradery and competition ran high, as an eclectic group of historic road racers did their best to tame VIR’s full course over four days. Here using all of the road, curbing, rumble strip and “gator teeth” available, we have Jeff McKain’s...
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BRIAN JOHNSON ROCKS MINI-COOPER: CROFT CIRCUIT!

AC/DC front man Brian Johnson returns to track that got him hooked on motor racing. This time he’ll be a competitor. As if there were not already enough compelling reasons to visit Croft Circuit’s Nostalgia Weekend (August 2-3) with its irresistible blend of fast cars, wheel-to-wheel racing and vintage music and dress, a special guest is now set to rev anticipation into overdrive. The man famous for such rock anthems as Highway to Hell, Back in Black, Hells Bells and You Shook Me All Night ...
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VINTAGE RACING AT INDY: BRICKYARD BASH!

Our Mike Matune is trackside at one of the most anticipated events on this year’s  vintage racing calendar. The inaugural Brickyard Vintage Invitational at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway drew a field of over 700 cars to contest three days of racing around both IMS’s road and oval courses. Rick Mooney’s ‘68 Corvette negotiates Turn 9 with the “Pagoda” in the background. The event was well received by spectators and competitors alike. This year’s race hopefully signals the birth of an...
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JAGUAR LIGHTWEIGHT E-TYPE: DIET DELIGHT!

Jaguar is building six brand new 1963 Lightweight E-Types – the missing six Lightweights that were never built from the intended original 18-car series. The new Lightweights are the missing six vehicles from Jaguar’s Lightweight E-Type project, which originally started in February 1963 with the objective of building 18 ‘Special GT E-Type Cars.’ Only 12 of the aluminum-bodied Lightweight E-Types were eventually built, the last in 1964; the remaining six designated chassis numbers having rema...
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LISTER JAGUAR REDUX: ROAD & TRACK!

One of the most storied brands and cars in road racing history is back with street and race models. Orders for half of 2014 production are already filled. Lister Motor Company has now published its 60th Anniversary Lister Jaguar brochure, which fully outlines the specifications for its fantastic recreation of the iconic Lister Jaguar “Knobbly” racing car. Interest in the Lister brand has never been higher and, with values of the original 1950s Knobbly cars now approaching $2,000,000 million,...
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PORSCHE 914-6 GT: RELIVING THE DREAM!

Sarasota Café Racer Bob Bailey, together with co-drivers Jacques Duval and George Nicholas, won class honors at the 1971 Daytona 24-hour Enduro in the #5 Porsche 914-6 GT. Bob’s back racing a nut & bolt recreation of the original. The original race-winning #5 Porsche 914-6 GT is currently in Paul Pflugfelder’s collection in Boston and has been replicated for Bob Bailey by Ron Zitza, Zotz Racing in Orlando, FL. Bailey’s current racer, in original Sunoco livery, has been updated from orig...
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