SVRA News

Al Unser Jr, Willy T. Ribbs Form Vintage Racing Business

Duo Plan Return to SVRA’s Indy Legends Charity Pro-Am On June 16 Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser Jr. and Willy T. Ribbs, the first black driver to qualify for the Indianapolis 500, recently announced they are forming a business partnership, Unser-Ribbs Vintage Racing. The famous drivers have become increasingly involved with the sport since they both stood on the Continue Reading...
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Hoosier Trackside Tire Service – Circuit (“Road Course”) Racing

With Bob Woodman’s retirement, each respective geographic Hoosier Distributor will be facilitating trackside tire service in 2018 and beyond at races traditionally serviced by Bob Woodman Tire. This service will be provided by either the respective distributor listed below, or their authorized Hoosier dealer. With decades of experience in trackside tire service we are confident your Hoosier tire and trackside Continue Reading...
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NEBO Becomes “Official Flashlight of SVRA”

Leading Supplier Of Innovative, High-End Flashlights Joins America’s Premier Vintage Racing Series NEBO, a top-selling brand and global leader in superior quality flashlights and tools, has joined Sportscar Vintage Racing Association’s (SVRA) expanding list of sponsors. NEBO has been named the “Official Flashlight of SVRA.” NEBO is a division of Alliance Sports Group, a family-owned company with headquarters in Grand Continue Reading...
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American Medical Response, Inc. Becomes An Official SVRA Sponsor

AMR Is Now The “Official Medical Support Company of SVRA” The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) announced today that American Medical Response (AMR) has been named the “Official Medical Support Company of SVRA.” AMR is the leading medical transportation company in the United States. AMR is also the official Emergency Medical Services Partner for NASCAR working collaboratively with track physicians, Continue Reading...
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Al Unser Jr. Named SVRA Grand Marshal At Sebring – March 1-4

Two-Time Indy 500 Champion Returns to Famed Airport Course Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) today announced that Al Unser Jr. will be their first grand marshal for the 2018 season when America’s premier vintage racing organization presents their March 1-4 Sebring Vintage Classic at the iconic airport course. In addition to ceremonial duties, Unser will speak to the SVRA membership Continue Reading...
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Merrill Lynch Private Banking & Investment Group Becomes Official SVRA Sponsor

Vintage Racers Fit Wealth Management Leader’s Customer Profile The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) announced today that Merrill Lynch’s Private Banking & Investment Group has been named “Official Wealth Management Company of SVRA.” Merrill Lynch is a global leader in wealth management and investment services. “We are excited to welcome such a leading and globally recognized corporate brand to our Continue Reading...
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SVRA Announces “Otto Linton Spirit Of Vintage Racing” Award

Trophy Recognizes Vintage Racers Exemplifying Sports Car Legend’s Sportsmanship The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) announced today that it would present a trophy to the vintage racer who best lives the values of legendary sports car racer Otto Linton at the U.S. Vintage Grand Prix in September. That weekend celebration takes place at Watkins Glen International Raceway. Linton is already Continue Reading...
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Technical Bulletin #TB2018-002 Overdeveloped Cars

Subject: 2018 Overdeveloped Cars From: Rick Parent, Technical Director TB2018-002 2018 Over Developed Cars (PDF) SVRA’s 4 main tenants for Vintage Racing are: 1. Brakes (Calipers and Rotors) 2. Wheel and Tire package 3. Displacement 4. Weight These 4 items are easy to monitor and all cars must be in compliance for their specific year, make, model and run group. Continue Reading...
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Technical Bulletin #TB2018-001 Rules Update

Subject: 2018 Rules Update From: Rick Parent, Technical Director TB2018-001 2018 Rules Update Most of the Rules changes are minor and marked in Red; please check the General Rules and Regulations, Tire Regulations and Group Regulations to see how your car may be affected. Important things to note: – All Can-Am type cars have been moved to Group 7 and Continue Reading...
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SVRA to Host Pre-1920 Era Racing Exhibition

Racing’s Earliest Days Honored As Events Span Over 100 Years Of History The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) announced today a collaboration with Hagerty, a company for people who love cars, and the Blain Motorsports Foundation to produce a new, strictly exhibition series of three races dedicated to cars up to and through World War I. The events will be Continue Reading...
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SVRA Announces B-Sedan National, Regional Championships

“B-Sedan Challenge Series” Response To Popular Request Of Car Owners The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) announced today a new B-Sedan Challenge Series in response to the large number of requests to showcase the popular car class. The goal is to provide a series with close, competitive racing for small bore sedans that competed from January 1966 to October 1979 Continue Reading...
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Sunoco Becomes The Official Race Fuel of SVRA

Sunoco Race Fuels, SVRA Agree To Three-Year Sponsorship The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) announced today that Sunoco Race Fuels has been named, “Official Race Fuel Of SVRA.” The three-year agreement begins with the 2018 SVRA series season opener February 16-18 at Roebling Road near Savannah, Georgia. “I have always seen Sunoco as synonymous with motorsport, dating back to my Continue Reading...
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American Global Standards Joins SVRA Roster of Sponsors

Industry Leader Named “Official ISO9001 Quality System Certification Company of SVRA” The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) announced today that American Global Standards (AGS), a leading registrar of quality and environmental management systems to ISO 9000/ISO 14000 series requirements, has joined the fold of best-in-class companies sponsoring SVRA. AGS is now the Official ISO9001 Quality System Certification Company of SVRA. Continue Reading...
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Mazda’s Miata Heritage Cup Returns to SVRA for 2018 Season

New Entry Point For Vintage Racers Expands To Seven SVRA Weekends The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) and Mazda, one of the most formidable manufacturer brands in all motorsports, announced that the popular Mazda Miata Heritage Cup championship will return for a second season in 2018. The cars are first generation 1.6 to 1.8-liter spec Miatas of 1990 to 1997 Continue Reading...
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SVRA Adds Road Atlanta Raceway To 2018 Series Schedule

America’s Premier Vintage Racing Series to Join Trans Am at Classic Road Racing Venue The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) today revised its 14-race weekend schedule for 2018 to accommodate a recent opportunity to join the Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli at historic Road Atlanta Raceway, considered by many to be one of the greatest road racing venues in Continue Reading...
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SVRA Announces 2018 Series Schedule

Second Legends Pro-Am With NASCAR Stars Added To September VIR Weekend The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) today announced a 14-race weekend for 2018, featuring a new Pro-Am race for legends of NASCAR at Virginia International Raceway on September 22. The SVRA schedule continues to complement the professional Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli to leverage growth for the two Continue Reading...
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Indy 500 Champion Johnny Rutherford SVRA’s COTA Grand Marshal

Texas Icon “Lone Star JR” Set for November 2-5 U.S. Vintage Racing National Championships The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) today announced that three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Johnny Rutherford has accepted the role of Grand Marshal for the U.S. Vintage Racing National Championships for the golden Bell Racing National Champions Helmet trophy at Circuit of the Americas (COTA) November 2-5. Continue Reading...
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Tony Parella Acquires Controlling Stake in Trans Am Series Ownership Group

MIAMI, FL – The Trans Am Race Company, LLC (TARC) has announced Tony Parella, by way of Parella Motorsports Holdings, has acquired controlling interest in the TARC ownership group. Parella reached an agreement to purchase the stake previously held by Mike Miller, who departs the ownership group that presents the Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli. Through his additional investment, Continue Reading...
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Radenso Named Official Radar Detector of SVRA

Global Leader In High-Performance Radar Detector Systems Joins Growing List Of Sponsors The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) announced today that Radenso, the world leader in small footprint, high-performance radar detection systems, has joined their flourishing fold of sponsorship investors in America’s premiere vintage racing organization. “I can tell you I have one installed in my personal car and it Continue Reading...
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