Pit Lane News
Race and rally reporting and news about who is racing what, where and when from the classic racing scene.
Motor Racing Legends the organising club for the AMOC Racing Team has shaken up the race formats for 2019 to include amendments to the AMOC Intermarque Championship class structure, running the Aston Martin GT4 Challenge as a stand-alone series once again, and re-introducing the Innes Ireland Cup for pre-’66 GT cars but limited to 3000cc.
This summer’s Silverstone Classic will celebrate Bentley’s 100th birthday with a very special anniversary race dedicated to honouring the illustrious British marque’s most significant historical milestone.
With all the new races and high-speed demonstrations confirmed for the 77th Members’ Meeting taking place 6-7 April 2019, Goodwood announced this week the full race and high-speed demonstration list.
This week Motor Racing Legends whipped the covers of their extensive racing programme for 2019 covering their five premier racing series: Royal Automobile Club Woodcote Trophy for 50s sports cars; Stirling Moss Trophy for pre-61 sports racers; Historic Touring Car Challenge for Group A and Group 2 Touring Cars and Tony Dron Trophy for Group 1 Touring Cars and the Pre-War Sports Cars series.
Report and photo gallery from the Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR)’s Third Annual HSR Classic Sebring 12 Hour that concluded Dec. 2
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.