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SVRA Vintage Grand Prix at Watkins Glen

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  1. Devilsolsi

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    Thought I would share a few photos from last weekend's vintage grand prix at Watkins Glen. This is the first true vintage event that I have been to. I can't say the racing itself was all that interesting, but the variety of cars was fantastic. Hopefully I will make it back again next year.

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    nice! love the old Rusty Wallace MGD stock car.

    did you get any pics of the modern-ish Indycars or F1 cars? I heard a Williams F1 car was running.
     
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    Those cars were supposed to run with group 9, but I never saw them on track. Saw them in the garage. I was only there for Saturday so I am not sure if they ran at a different time instead. The F1 cars that are on the entry list are 19997 Benetton, 1997 Jordan, and then also a 2007 Panoz DP01 and 1997 Reynard Champ Car.

    The entry list was a bit confusing, there were cars on the list that I don't remember ever seeing on track, cars on track I don't remember from the entry list, and a few things running at different times from the schedule. There was also only 5 minutes between sessions so it was hard to get to different locations for different shots. Most sessions were only 20-30min long anyway so I had to pretty much just choose a spot and stay there.

    Will be a slightly different situation for Petit Le Mans next month lol.
     
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    Great shots!
     
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    That is on my list for the future. We go to Hilton Head every year so this would be a good excuse. Unfortunately next month is Petit Le Mans and unless someone is going to start paying me to shoot photos, I have to pick and choose my events.
     
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    The F5000 car is truly frightening. Thanks for posting these photos.
     
  8. Devilsolsi

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    Glad you like them. I took about 2k while I was there so I will post some more as I get them edited.
     
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    Love vintage events!
     
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    I'll take an R8 if you throw in the Lola please...'pick them up next Tuesday. ;)
     
  11. LBBP

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    Great pictures, would you have any of the Group 6 competitors either on track or pits?
     
  12. Devilsolsi

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    Sure do. Anyone you are looking for in particular?
     
  13. LBBP

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    Nobody in particular, any of the Group 6 cars... vintage A and B Production are my favorites.
     
  14. LBBP

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    As an aside, the Vintage circus is at VIR this weekend. Very big TransAm field along with the usual classes. It's an amazing complex in a fantastic setting.
     
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    Thanks for posting the additional photo's Devilsolsi, great pictures!
     
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