Pit Lane News
Race and rally reporting and news about who is racing what, where and when from the classic racing scene.
The fourth running of the Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) Classic Daytona presented by IMSA wrapped up Nov. 11 at Daytona International Speedway (DIS) after 24 hours of close and competitive racing produced six different run group champions.
Motor Racing Legends wrapped up their 2018 season at last weekend’s Algarve Classic Festival with two exciting battles which saw James Cottingham and Max Girado put on a faultless performance in their Tojeiro Jaguar to convert pole position to a win in the dusk-to-dark two hour 50s Sports Car race and the Mk2 Ford Escort of Mark Freemantle and Tony Paxman led home the Historic Touring Car Challengers earlier in the day.
Under glorious autumn sunshine, a weekend of tremendous racing marked the conclusion of the Historic Sports Car Club’s season-long championships during the Club’s Championship Finals Meeting at Silverstone (20/21 October).
Ben Mitchell and Robert Simac were the big winners as the Historic Sports Car Club’s Historic Formula 2 FIA International Series finished its 2018 season in style with two fine races from a 26-car field at Dijon-Prenois in France (13/14 October).
This year’s Six Hour race was won by the Ford GT40 of Oeynhausen/Verdonck after pole sitters Oli and Grahame Bryant retired on lap 3 with a broken valve spring.
The Historic Sports Car Club’s Historic Formula 2 FIA International Series will wrap up in style with a fabulous 27-car grid for the final two races of the season at Dijon-Prenois in France this weekend (13/14 October).
Castle Combe’s Autumn Classic race meeting – held on 6th October safely combatted the dismal weather with seven electrifying races, awe-inspiring historic vehicle demonstration laps and an unending array of static car displays.
The final AMOC Racing meeting of 2018 saw competitors taking on the challenge of a rain-lashed Silverstone on Saturday, October 6th, the meeting finishing with the deciding race of the 40th Anniversary of the AMOC Intermarque Championship.
The Historic Sports Car Club’s 50th anniversary celebration races for the Ford Escort top the Club’s race meeting on the Brands Hatch Indy circuit this weekend (22/23 September).
Historical Grand Prix of Zandvort in 10 action shots by Charlie Wooding.
AMOC Racing competitors enjoyed a sensational day of racing at Snetterton on Saturday 1st September, highlights include Rob Hollyman taking his third AMOC Intermarque Championship win of the year while Tony Ditheridge repeated his Jack Fairman Cup win at the same meeting last year.
The entry lists have been revealed for the forthcoming 20th Goodwood Revival event. From September 7-9, 2018, the hallowed Goodwood Motor Circuit will once again come alive to the sights and sounds of the 1940s, '50s and '60s. What's on this year.. On track there are...