2016 Sonoma Historics Motorsports Festival

2016 Sonoma Historics Motorsports Festival

June 2-5, 2016

SVRA presents the 50th Anniversary of the Can-AM and Trans Am Series.  Featuring Shelby’s, Camaro’s, Pontiacs, Corvettes and More.

This is SVRA’s  8th   scheduled event for 2016.   Sportscar Vintage Racing Association is one of the oldest organizations in vintage racing.  Their motto is, “Some people collect art – We race it”

Over 375 Vintage Race Cars take on the 2.5 mile, 12 turn world renown road course.  From pre WWI to modern1980s era Racing automobiles.  There are Bugatti’s, Ferrari’s, Lotus, Alfa Romeo, Corvettes and much more.  They practice, they qualify and they race.

Not only do these wonderful machines take to the track, but fans are more than welcome to visit and chat with car owners, walk around, take lots of photos.   And learn the history of the vintage racing machines.

On Saturday night the CHP escorts a group of 50 cars from all classes to run to The Historic Town of Sonoma and a lap of the square are put on display.

Photo and story by: Randy Jones

Congratulations to the Sonoma Historic Award

Presented for Presentation and Performance in Race Group
Group 1 – Brian Blain, 1916 Sturtivant-Auburn Racer
Group 2 – Don Tevini, 1959 Devin D Porsche
Group 3 – Paul Christensen, 1956 Porsche 356A
Group 4 – Karen Barry, 1960 MBC-Huffaker F-Jr.
Group 5 – Linda Mountanos, 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle
Group 6 – Michael Doyle, 1961 Jaguar E-Type
Group 7 – Martin Lauber, 1969 Chevron B-16
Group 8 – Ron Horning, 1971 Brabham BT-35
Group 9 – Ed Matsuishi, 1965 Porsche 911
Group 10 – Drew Alcazar, 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 302
Group 11 – Emmett Murphy, 1972 McLaren M8F
Group 12 – Steve Walker, 1973 BMW CSL
Group 13 – Chris Liedenberg, 1991 Ford Mustang

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