VINTAGE RACING: EVERYTHING YOU’VE ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW!

So you think you want to go racing? Jim Resnick gets the ‘inside track’ from the experts at the Russo & Steele seminar. There are more clichés about auto racing than you can shake a stick at in a month of Sundays. But when it comes to racing classic cars – “vintage racing” is the universally accepted term – the clichés end and something religious happens. Russo & Steele Auctions held an informative seminar on vintage racing during Arizona Auction Week focusing on how to get started ...
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CORVETTES & MOTOWN MUSCLE: VIR GOLD CUP!

Kick-ass domestic & imported racers fill the field at the SVRA bash at Virginia International Raceway. SVRA invaded Virginia International Raceway for the annual Heacock Classic Gold Cup Historic Races.  As you can see from this shot of David Thomas’ Sprite, right, the course never seems to stop moving. Be it left and right or up and down, the driver is always challenged. Combine this with outstanding facilities and a beautiful setting and a race at VIR is tough to beat. With ...
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ECURIE ECOSSE LAST HURRAH: KOP HILL CLIMB!

Next weekend at the Kop Hill Climb will be the last opportunity to experience Dick Skipworth’s iconic Ecurie Ecosse competition collection. There are few teams better known in the world of motorsport than the iconic blue-liveried Ecurie Ecosse, Scotland’s flagship 1950s double Le Mans winning race team founded by David Murray in November 1951. The team enjoyed some 68 victories across just 10 seasons, often operating on a shoestring budget.  The cooperative syndicate, running largely ...
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VINTAGE COMPETITION CORVETTES: CARLISLE REVISITED!

Mike Matune showcases some of the finest vintage racing Corvettes, off track  at Corvettes At Carlisle. It was like I couldn’t get enough of Corvettes. Scarcely a week after attending the Monterey Reunion where Corvette was the featured marque, I found myself in Carlisle, PA attending Corvettes at Carlisle. With dust from Laguna Seca literally still on my shoes, I wandered the grounds among the Corvette faithful, as fervent a crowd as you would ever hope to see. There’s little doubt ...
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MONTEREY MOTORSPORTS REUNION: LAGUNA SECA!

Mike Matune focuses on Motown Metal & Fiberglass at the Rolex Reunion Races at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.   Corvette was the featured Marque at the Motorsports Reunion this year, and did it ever bring out the crowds. Here Les Alexander drops down the hill towards Turn 9 in his ‘57 Corvette, left. As with many early cars, Alexander’s car has lived through a number of iterations and been resurrected more than once, including its latest foray into vintage racing. Back in the day, it ...
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