Titles in all three of IMSA’s WeatherTech SportsCar Championship classes are up for grabs Oct. 13 at Petit Le Mans.
The prized Drivers’, Manufacturers’, and Teams’ championships in Prototype, GT Le Mans, and GT Daytona championships will be settled, and the Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup crowns are also waiting to be handed out at the conclusion of Road Atlanta’s 10-hour season finale.
Carlo Abarth’s petite and delicate yet angry and boisterous cars were virtually unbeatable in the 1950s and ’60s, scoring over 7,300 victories in a wide range of categories and classes. Now a new book beautifully highlights 45 of the most significant Scorpions, each with a mighty sting in the tail.
The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) announced Oct. 9 that Formula Experiences is now the “Official Driving School of SVRA.”
Formula Experiences is based at Virginia International Raceway (VIR) and provides experiential instruction and driving experiences for novices to advanced race drivers seeking licenses as well as corporations that want to offer unforgettable and thrilling experiences for their clients and employees.
Regional club racing is arguably one of the most entertaining forms of motorsport, and this video taken from inside the cabin of an E36-generation BMW M3 race car certainly proves it.
Anthony Magagnoli, friend of R&T and the driver of this M3, started from dead last at a BMWCCA club race at Watkins Glen this weekend. He had to start at the back of the pack because he didn't qualify the car himself. It was also a multi-class race, so he was behind cars that that were far slower than the E36 he was driving. The best part? Magagnoli told us he hadn't ever driven the car before this race. It all made for one truly interesting start.
Just months after selling at auction for more than $1.19 million, a 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL “gullwing” coupe with a fascinating story is being offered for sale on ClassicCars.com by an upstate New York specialist dealership for $1.295 million. It is the fifth-from-last 300SL produced, chassis 7500071, and was equipped with all of the late-production features, the dealer’s advertisement and the RM Auctions’ Fort Lauderdale sales catalog note. Those features include the optional Becker Mexico radio and full-leather seating.