Historic Vintage Races & Events 2009
Historic and Vintage Car Racing around the world. Photos and Stories.
The 24 Hours of Le Mans 2009
One of the most amazing thing about this race is the combination of ultra-fast cars in the top class (the prototypes) but the inclusion of more familiar cars based on real road-going cars (the Grand Tourer class). It is in this 'slower' class that we find a bevy of Porsches, Ferraris, Aston Martins which other than radical livery and the engineering underneath their skin appear almost as it they came off the street ...
But I would be remiss not to start this story with a visit to the lovely town of Le Mans itself.
For compleate story By Patrick Wheeler: Enter Here
36th Rolex Monterey Historic Automobile Races
Laguna Seca, California 2009.
PRESS RELEASE 2009
Monterey Historic Automobile Races® 2010
The Historic Motor Sports Association (HMSA) will be the sanctioning body providing all of the rules, regulations and technical inspection for the Monterey Pre-Historics and Monterey Historic Automobile Races. Mazda Raceway Press Release 11-16-2009-pdf
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Adds Automobile Industry Veteran Barry Toepke As V.P. To Lead Historic Races, Mazda Raceway Press Release 10-26-2009-pdf
Selection Committee for the 2010 Monterey Historic Automobile Races Jay Amestoy , vice president of public and government affairs for Mazda North American Operations, Bruce Canepa president of Canepa Design and Concept Transporters,John Lamm editor-at-large, Road & Track, Bill Warner, founder and chairman of the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance and Steve Earle, president General Racing Ltd., will comprise the Selection Committee responsible for selecting the marque, classes and cars that will run in the 2010 event. Mazda Raceway Press Release 8-26-09-pdf
Grand Master of Vintage and Historic Car Racing Leaves Laguna Seca.
Steve Earle of General Racing, Ltd. Press Release -pdf
SCRAMP Press Release -pdf
The Rolex Moments in Time exhibit at the 36th Rolex Monterey Historic Automobile Races (More... click here) -pdf
Infineon Raceway, Sonoma, California, May 30-31, 2009
MORGAN - One of the world's most iconic sports cars will take center stage in its centennial year at the Wine Country Classic Historic Car Races at Infineon Raceway, Sonoma, California, May 30-31, 2009.
(More... click here) -pdf
Ferrari Racing Days 2009
Infineon Raceway, Sonoma California, May 2009
23nd Annual Wine Country Classic Historic Car Races.
Spa Summer Classics 2009:
The Spa Summer Classics is an annual classic car race event on The Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, home to the Formula One
Belgian Grand Prix and the Spa 24 Hours endurance race.
The full story is available here; By Patrick Wheeler 2012
19th THE CALIFORNIA MILLE
1000 miles throughout Northern California over 4 days
26 April - 30 April 2009
PRESS RELEASE 2009
GOODING & COMPANY ANNOUNCES FIVE ONE-OF-A-KIND EUROPEAN AUTOMOBILES
FOR ITS ANNUAL 2010 SCOTTSDALE AUCTION
A 1956 Jaguar D-Type, a rare Pinin Farina 1959 Ferrari 250 GT Series I Cabriolet, a beautifully-appointed 1956 Maserati A6G/54 Berlinetta, Hollywood's 1934 Hispano-Suiza J-12 T68 Cabriolet and a top-performing 1932 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750. More....11-10-09-pdf
December Gooding & Company Scottsdale Auction 2010 Press Release-pdf