Sports Car Digest- Vintage Racing, Events and Auctions Calendar

 

 

2021 Sonoma Speedtour

Sonoma Raceway 29355 Arnold Drive, Sonoma, CA

After a two-year absence, SVRA returns to Sonoma for the Sonoma SpeedTour, an invitational event that showcases Gold Medallion as well as some of the world’s finest race cars, the oldest dating to before World War I. Sonoma’s 12-turn, 2.52-mile, course opened in 1968 and was first named Sears Point. It features 160 feet of elevation changes, fast sweeping turns and a challenging carousel. The track’s proximity to Sonoma and Napa scenic wine regions makes it a popular destination for […]

2021 Trans-Am Speedfest

WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca 1021 Monterey Salinas Hwy, Salinas, CA

Located on the beautiful Monterey Peninsula, Laguna Seca is one of the most spectacular race venues in the world!  Built in 1957, Laguna’s 11-turn, 2.2-mile racecourse has it all: high-speed banked turns, serious elevation changes, fast straights, challenging technical corners, and one of the most famous sequences in motorsport…blind, plunging Left-Right esses called The Corkscrew.   Historic Trans-Am (HTA) racers will elebrate Trans-Am’s legacy at Laguna Seca, involving some of American racing’s greatest cars and drivers. HTA will close the weekend […]

Masters Historic Speed Festival

WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca 1021 Monterey Salinas Hwy, Salinas, CA

Masters takes a new initiative in the US by running its own Festival at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in early May. A chance for all three US series to shake off the cobwebs Californian-style, for a relaxed 2-day weekend of historic racing.

Spring Races at Thunderhill Raceway Park

Thunderhill Raceway Park 5250 CA-162, Willows, CA

Its Trans-Am weekend! There will be separate Race Groups for the vintage big vs the vintage Under 2.5 Trans-Am cars, along with all the usual Run Groups. Thunderhill is fast and flowing with lots of run-off room.  It's also the perfect place for a first race or a novice to gain experience.  This is a relaxed, fun weekend with perfect weather, inexpensive hotels, and lots of track time. There will be a Saturday night dinner, assuming COVID restrictions have been […]

Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance 2021

The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island 4750 Amelia Island Pkwy, Fernandina Beach, FL

Now in its third decade, the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance is among the top automotive events in the world. "The Amelia" draws more than 300 rare vehicles from collections around the world to The Golf Club of Amelia Island, The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island for a celebration of the automobile like no other.

Masters Historic Festival, Brands Hatch, UK

Brands Hatch Circuit West Kingsdown, Longfield

The 15th Masters Historic Festival is back to its usual end of May date for 2021, on the historic circuit of Brands Hatch. This old-school circuit has preserved the nostalgia of historic racing with its original layout from the 1960s and is a definite favourite of drivers and fans alike.

Spokane Festival of Speed

Spokane County Raceway 750 N Hayford Road, Airway Heights, WA

The Spokane Festival of Speed is a 501c(3) non-profit, all-volunteer organization dedicated to sharing its love of vintage road racing to support the Inland Northwest’s Parkinson’s disease community. The first weekend of June each year, the Festival joins with SOVREN – the Society of Vintage Racing Enthusiasts – and Porsche of Spokane to present the Inland Northwest’s premier road racing event.

​Laguna Seca Vintage Races

WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca 1021 Monterey Salinas Hwy, Salinas, CA

It’s been about twenty years since CSRG ran at Laguna Seca, but now they are back. You will be walking on some hallowed ground. Names like Moss, Clark, Surtees, Gurney, McLaren, Hulme have graced the track & now you will get a chance to race where the greats have run. Anybody feel some goosebumps coming on?

Pacific Northwest Historics

Pacific Raceways 31001 144th Ave SE, Kent

Join us in 2021 for the Pacific Northwest Historics. We expect over 100 racers from throughout the US and Canada to take part in our first major race of the year. The Historics traditionally features many great off-track events, unfortunately, this year they will not be held. 

Masters & HSR Historic Race Weekend, Watkins Glen International

Watkins Glen International 2790 County Route 16, Watkins Glen, NY

This will be Masters’ first visit to the traditional Grand Prix track of Watkins Glen where the MHFO USA cars, MEL USA and Masters Formula Atlantic Plus will all get the chance to take center stage at the Fingers Lake Wine Festival.

International WeatherTech Challenge, Road America

Road America N7390 WI-67, Plymouth, WI

Widely known as one of the largest vintage race car gatherings in the United States, featuring over 50 classes of cars racing in several groups The WeatherTech International Challenge with Brian Redman will return again July 15-18, 2021. A mid-summer classic including everything from a special Concours on Friday and Saturday and a special NASCAR and Grand National racer reunion makes the 2021 event a can’t miss spectacle for any racing enthusiast.

Classic Nostalgia

Shelsley Walsh

Great cars from across motorsport history will gather at Shelsley Walsh for the Classic Nostalgia meeting on 17-18 July. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the popular annual event, which features a spectacular blend of competitive action on the famous hillclimb, demonstration runs, classic-car displays, trade stands and vintage-themed entertainment.

Monterey Pre-Reunion

WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca 1021 Monterey Salinas Hwy, Salinas, CA

Monterey Classic Car Week officially kicks-off with the Monterey Pre-Reunion. Owners of more than 300 historic race cars, most of which are competing days later in the Rolex Reunion, will get precious track time in a more informal and less-crowded environment. A great opportunity for enthusiasts to get up close to these unique cars. The field is comprised of prudently selected entries by a selection committee.

Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca 1021 Monterey Salinas Hwy, Salinas, CA

Defined as a museum coming to life, the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion is the largest event included within the famed Monterey Classic Car Week. Almost 550 race cars are invited to race in the world’s premier motoring event. Cars are invited based on the car’s authenticity, race provenance, and period correctness.

Columbia River Classic

Portland International Raceway 1940 N Victory Blvd, Portland, OR

One of the premier annual events that draw a great group of drivers and fans. Join us in 2021 for more fun at Portland International Raceway for the Columbia River Classic! 

American Speed Festival

M1 Concourse Champion Motor Speedway 164 South Blvd W, Pontiac, MI

The American Speed Festival is a celebration of motorsports. The program will include 2 days at the speed ring and a 1 day exposition. Exhibitors will compete in 10 different classes at the M1 Speed Ring. The 1.5-mile M1 Concourse Champion Motor Speedway will showcase 60+ cars where fans can compare and experience just about every kind of race car there is. The spectacle includes everything from Can-Am to NASCAR, and more. https://youtu.be/mOKS90KJ-8o

18th CSRG Charity Challenge

Sonoma Raceway 29355 Arnold Drive, Sonoma, CA

CSRG signature event that hosts over 250 entries, spectators, car club displays, vintage aircraft flyovers, and more.  Over the last 17 years, their charity rides have raised over $1M for the Sonoma  County charities.

2021 Utah Speedtour

Utah Motorsports Campus 512 Sheep Ln, Erda, UT

This is the inaugural SVRA event at Utah Motorsports Campus, the only permanent road racing facility in the state of Utah. All SVRA classes are invited. Volvo and Lotus are both being celebrated with Marque Feature Reunions. This event also hosts a Miata Heritage Cup Series race.

HSR Classic 24 Daytona

Daytona International Speedway 1801 W International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL

The HSR Classic 24 Hour at Daytona International Speedway is one of the more unique races in America. The Classic 24 Hour indeed concludes with 24 hours of racing through the night which is divided up into separate hour-long segments showcasing distinct time periods and car classes. 

Velocity Invitational

WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca 1021 Monterey Salinas Hwy, Salinas, CA

Velocity Invitational, the motorsports and lifestyle event organized by the organization behind Sonoma Speed Festival, will host its 2021 event at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in Salinas, California. The event will incorporate a special exhibition of historic McLaren Racing Formula 1 race cars by two-time Formula 1 World Champion Mika Häkkinen as well as with hundreds of other rare and important historic race cars, fine wine, and gourmet food.