SVRA Announces Concierge Program For Its Racers

Southlake, TX (January 21, 2013) – The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association announced the appointment of Kathy Swinford to implement the organization’s newly developed Concierge Racing Program.

This exciting program is designed to provide personalized service for all SVRA competitors. The Concierge Program will provide personalized assistance with travel arrangements, accommodations, and provide information on upcoming events in order to ensure that our competitors have the best vintage racing experience possible.

Organization President & CEO, Tony Parella, commented, “I am very excited to have Kathy Swinford join the SVRA team. I’ve had the pleasure of working with Kathy for over 10 years and have found her customer service, customer centric attitude, and organizational skills to be the best I’ve seen in my career. I’m confident that the SVRA members will come to lean on Kathy and appreciate her skill set as they participate in our events. This is one more step in setting the new standard for vintage racing.”

“Having Kathy on our team will provide an important extra level of customer service for our competitors. I am very excited to be working with Kathy,” said Jon McKnight, Director of Events for SVRA.

About SVRA: Founded in 1978, the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (originally called the Southeast Vintage Racing Association) has conducted Vintage Racing events at legendary tracks in the East and Southeast area of the country including Watkins Glen International, Sebring International Raceway, Virginia International Raceway, Road America, and the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

Acquired by Texas businessman and Vintage Racer, Tony Parella, in September 2012, the organization has embarked on an aggressive program designed to bring the sport of Vintage Racing to a new level of professionalism and prominence. Among the key elements of this program are: the acquisition of the West Coast Vintage organization, Historic Sportscar Racing–West (HSR-West); the announcement of a set of simplified set of rules enforcement procedures; and an expansion of its East and West Coast race schedules to a record setting total of 17 events for the 2013 season.

Additionally, the emergence of SVRA as Vintage Racing’s only national organization will give competitors an unrivaled opportunity to experience events on both coasts, as well as Vintage Racing’s first ever National Championship. Further information on the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association can be found at, on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.