SVRA Acquires West Coast Historic Racing Organization

Southlake, Texas (September 27, 2012) The Sports-Car Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) is pleased to announce the purchase of Historic Sports-Car Racing West. (HSR – West)

“HSR-West has entered into a definitive sales agreement and has been sold to SVRA, a Parella Racing company. We expect the assets to be transferred in November, 2012 following our scheduled race in Palm Springs” said Ed Swart, President of HSR-West.

“I’m very pleased to see HSR-west become part of SVRA. I’m looking forward to managing SVRA-West and helping grow SVRA into the only nationwide Historic / Vintage Racing organization in the United States”, Swart also said “I am very excited to have Ed Swart and HSR-West become part of our future. Ed has a storied history in racing and is the founder of HSR-West. He will be a valued part of our team. We will work hard to standardize our rules to set the stage for a true Vintage Racing National Championship. We also plan to expand our race season with more events for both SVRA East and West competitors over the coming months”, said Tony Parella, President & CEO of SVRA.

About SVRA:
Founded in 1978, SVRA is in the business of hosting, promoting, organizing and running vintage/historic racing events throughout the United States. Most recently SVRA has held annual events at Mid-Ohio Sports-car course, Watkins Glen International and Sebring International Raceway. For additional information, visit

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