The U.S. Vintage Grand Prix 2015 was held July 23-26 at famed Watkins Glen International in Watkins Glen, New York. Sportscar Vintage Racing Association’s annual visit to the historic road course located in the Finger Lakes Region of western New York is one of the most popular events on the SVRA race schedule.
The SVRA U.S. Vintage Grand Prix Watkins Glen 2015 featured Alfa Romeo as Honored Marque. Alfas at the Glen 2015 saw a large number of this favorite Italian marque competing in their own race groups, in addition to a special race called the Nuvolari Cup. The SVRA Collier Cup Race for Vintage MGs was also an important part of this event, celebrating the 61st anniversary of the first Collier Brothers Memorial Trophy Race of the MGs.
The Glenora Wine Cellars U.S. Vintage Grand Prix presented by Welliver featured cars on track throughout the weekend with qualifying sessions on Friday and races on Saturday and Sunday. This year’s race was run in July rather than the traditional September date due to the repaving project for the 3.67-mile, 11-turn Watkins Glen circuit, in addition to racing on the 2.45-mile ‘short course’. The Grand Prix will return to its September date in 2016.
Similar to the 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 races, photographer Michael DiPleco also documented the vintage racing action from the 2015 U.S. Vintage Grand Prix by SVRA. We split up Michael’s pictures into two galleries. The first gallery starting below features our favorite images, all displayed in the full-width view of Sports Car Digest, while the second gallery and race results can be found on the last page of the article and gives a comprehensive view of all 187 photographs.
U.S. Vintage Grand Prix Watkins Glen 2015 – Featured Photo Gallery
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