SVRA News

Johnny Rutherford Named Brickyard Invitational Grand Marshal

Three-Time Indy 500 Winner Returning To IMS For June 14-17 SVRA Event 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 June 14-17 Brickyard Invitational. Rutherford is the latest in a long list of Indianapolis 500 winners and Indy car champions to appear at the Continue Reading...
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Short Track Stars Join Brickyard Invitational at IMS

Hamilton, Parsons, Kite, Beechler Return to Indy Legends Charity Pro-Am The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) today announced that four short track stars will again compete at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the Father’s Day weekend Brickyard Invitational, June 14-17. Davey Hamilton, Johnny Parsons Jr., Jimmy Kite, and Donnie Beechler – all veterans of the Indianapolis 500 – will be Continue Reading...
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Elliott, Evernham Set for Fifth Brickyard Invitational

NASCAR Champs Ready For Third Try For Victory In June 16 Indy Legends Pro-Am The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) today announced that NASCAR champions Bill Elliott and Ray Evernham are once again entered as co-drivers of a special promoter’s option entry in the fifth annual Indy Legends Charity Pro-Am at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) on June 16. The Continue Reading...
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Dick Simon to Drive Final Race at Brickyard Invitational

Popular Driver Back For His Fifth And Final Indy Legends Charity Pro-Am At IMS On June 16 Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) today announced that popular Indy 500 veteran Dick Simon has decided to make this year’s Indy Legends Charity Pro-Am at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) his final race as a driver. Simon, 84, has driven in every Brickyard Continue Reading...
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Ultimate Headers Joins Growing List Of SVRA Sponsors

Premium Headers Company Markets Patented Design, Performance, Visual Appeal The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) announced today that Ultimate Headers, a leading manufacturer of aircraft quality performance automobile headers, has joined the fold of sponsors lining up with America’s premier vintage racing organizations. “Now, this is a sponsor all racers and car people can relate to,” said Tony Parella, SVRA Continue Reading...
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Laziers Return to Father’s Day Weekend Brickyard Invitational

2015 “Indy Legends” Charity Pro-Am Champ Bob Lazier and Son Jaques Back At IMS The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) today announced that Bob Lazier, the 2015 winner of the “Indy Legends” Charity Pro-Am, will return to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the June 16 feature race of the Brickyard Invitational. Jaques Lazier has also entered the contest joining his Continue Reading...
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Hard Chargers Dismore, Papis Join Indy Legends Pro-Am Field

Daytona 24 Champs To Return To IMS For June 14-17 Brickyard Invitational The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) today announced Mark Dismore and Max Papis, both former winners at the prestigious 24 Hours of Daytona, will again be among the field of Indy 500 veterans at the June 16 Indy Legends Charity Pro-Am. That race is the Saturday feature of Continue Reading...
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Darren Manning, John Martin Return to Brickyard Invitational

Duo Also Join Forces In Business Supporting Racer Skill Development The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) today announced that Darren Manning and John Martin will once again line up at the famous yard of bricks for the June 16 Indy Legends Charity Pro-Am. That race is the Saturday feature of the Fathers’ Day Weekend Brickyard Invitational, June 14-17. The two Continue Reading...
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Al Unser Named SVRA Grand Marshal at Sonoma

Four-Time Indy 500 Champion At May 31-June 3 Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) today announced that Al Unser will serve as grand marshal for the May 31 – June 3 Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival, one of their most important events of the season. The 12-turn, 2.52-mile Sonoma Raceway is an American epicenter of elite car collections Continue Reading...
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Jimmy Vasser, Paul Tracy Return to SVRA Brickyard Invitational

Indy Car Champions To Tackle June 16 Indy Legends Charity Pro-Am At IMS The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) today announced that 1996 Indy Car Champion Jimmy Vasser and 2003 Indy Car Champion Paul Tracy will once again compete in the “Indy Legends” Charity Pro-Am at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS). Tracy, who won the event in 2016, is returning Continue Reading...
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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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