IMSA Vows To Bring More Eyeballs To Vintage Racing

Vintage racing has long been the province of lovable misfits who are into old cars, but now at least the Classic 24 at Daytona has a bit more weight behind it. IMSA—the same sanctioning body that hosts United SportsCar and a zillion support series—just teamed up to present the Classic 24 at Daytona.
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Own A Le Mans-Winning Porsche 956 For The Low, Low Price Of $9 Million

This year certainly wasn’t the first time Porsche won the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Want your very own overall Le Mans-winning Porsche? Look no further! The 1982 Porsche 956 that won the 1983 24 Hours of Le Mans overall—chassis 956-003—goes up for auction at Pebble Beach this year. » 6/22/15 5:26pm 6/22/15 5:26pm

Chris Harris Shows Off Every Kind Of Race Car Imaginable At Goodwood

Chris Harris is a lucky, lucky man. The Goodwood Members Meeting brought out everything from road-based race cars to vintage F1 and Le Mans racers. Not only did Chris get to race a Rover SD1 touring car from the era when touring cars were based on road cars, but he also got to drive in a race of all Porsche 911s. » 4/10/15 4:07pm 4/10/15 4:07pm

The Ultimate Porsche 944 Race Car Is For Sale Right Now

You can keep your Porsche 944 Turbo Cups with all their turbo lag and misery. I prefer the smoother, more predictable powerband of the naturally aspirated 944s, and the biggest engine Porsche ever put in a 944 is my holy grail. That, of course, is the 944 S2, and one of just seven IMSA Firehawk 944 S2s is for sale. » 3/16/15 4:24pm 3/16/15 4:24pm

This 4K Video Uses 23,987 Photos To Capture The Beauty Of Vintage Racing

Apparently you're not allowed to take video at the annual Monterey Motorsports Reunion at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. So in a triumphant middle-finger to the organizers, eGarage took 23,987 photos on three cameras to make this beautiful, mesmerizing tribute to vintage racing in ultra-high-def 4K. » 3/13/15 4:15pm 3/13/15 4:15pm

Vintage Movies Of Jalopy Races With Elevator Muzak Are Oddly Soothing

These movies seem to have been digitized to promote a company's 8mm to digital transfer services, but they're pretty engaging on their own. The use of elevator-music background tracks with the chaos of mid-century dirt track racing is at first disconcerting, and then gets strangely soothing. » 8/21/14 4:40pm 8/21/14 4:40pm

The View From the Pace Car -Photo Dump

Last weekend I got to try something new. I was asked if I could drive pace car for the Vintage Drivers Club of America during their weekend at Road Atlanta. The extent of my experience at RA was one parade lap around the track in a Mini and watching several Petit Le Mans from trackside. Sprinkle in my 24 Hours of… » 8/02/14 3:44pm 8/02/14 3:44pm

Too Many Unsung Heroes, Too Little Recognition

I hear it all the time: "I want to get into racing but I can't afford it." Ok, what kind of racing? Now if you know you HAVE to be at the track and not some vast parking lot or airfield autocrossing, then listen up, Buttercups. I have the simplest solution ever: become a course/grid/tech worker. Of course this means… » 6/12/14 6:31pm 6/12/14 6:31pm