For the Sprint Cars, Friday night will be their second event at the track this season. When the cars returned on July 21, 16 drivers were pitside for the event, a strong turnout for the division. Unfortunately, rainfall caused a cancelation and reschedule.
These sights and sounds are still unfolding across the country. The passion for recreating the historic races of the past has swept across this country like a storm over the last 35 years, but never before has it reached the level of popularity that was achieved in the mids. Today, almost two decades later, there are more vintage race events than at any time since the Monterey Historic Automobile Races were founded over a quarter of a century ago by Steve Earle.
All sports have heroes. And few would dispute that Dan Gurney, who passed away a year ago, is entitled to be among those few. Usually, one characteristic for membership in this club is to have delivered multiple championships, or record breaking numbers.
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Daniel Sexton Gurney April 13, — January 14, was an American racing driver, race car constructor, and team owner who reached racing's highest levels starting in Inafter winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans together with A. FoytGurney spontaneously sprayed champagne while celebrating on the podium, which thereafter became a custom at many motorsports events.
From that start we evolved to four races in Plans are underway to expand even more in Events hosting Vintage Group sessions have a dedicated run group where your car will spend all weekend on track in sessions with ONLY other Vintage cars.
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By: racerdigitaladmin February 27, PM. In that time SVRA and all American vintage racing has come a long way with high-profile events attracting legendary drivers, including the entire Unser family of Indianapolis veterans. The two men offered their thoughts on the evolution of SVRA and the state of vintage racing in general.