Entries are now open for the second Velocity Invitational event at Laguna Seca, which will take place on 14-16 October, and organisers say they will close on 15 May. Last year competitors and press praised event founder Jeff O’Neill for his vision of selecting only the most original cars, adding displays of rarely-seen cars from private collections and museums, special demos and new car displays, as well as local cuisine and wine tasting. O’Neill has said he would rather have fewer cars of higher quality for his up-market event, which in turn makes for a more intimate atmosphere. There are grids for cars dating from pre-war to 2012 and a grid for “Ragtime Racers.” Last year the Mini Versus Mustang race that went into the night was a great hit and it will be repeated this year. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for entries.
Photo Jim Rose
These stories are all from the pages of Historic Motor Racing News. Some have been abbreviated for this web site. If you'd like to receive the full version, please visit our subscription page where you will find postal subscriptions available. A full subscription also entitles you to access the current issue online (available soon), so you can take it with you and read it anywhere, and we are working on providing full access to our archives of back issues exclusively for our subscribers.