SVRA Returns to IMS with Busy Weekend

Photo: A car from SVRA Group 2- pre 1973 formula cars. Photo from SVRA website

The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association returns to the Indianapolis motor Speedway today and tomorrow with a full program of races in all classes.

Fourteen groups will race, some together in split races, as well as Trans Am cars. Sunday’s program begins with two Enduro events, one for Vintage Classic cars and the other for Historic GT/GTP cars.  Each will have a 60 minute race.  The Trans Am races are 75 minutes.

Today’s highlights are the Hagerty cars and Caffeine Car Show at 100 am and the VROC Charity pro-Am Race at 1:15 pm.

Today’s schedule:

Saturday, August 3
7:30am-3:00pm Registration
7:30am-12:00pm Tech Inspections
10:00am
Hagerty Cars & Caffeine Car Show
8:00am
Groups 1, 3, 4 Feature Race 1**
8:30am
Group 2a
Feature Race 1
9:00am
Groups 10, 12a Feature Race 1**
9:30am
Groups 5, 7, 11 Feature Race 1**
10:00am
Group 9
Feature Race 1
10:30am
Group 2b
Feature Race 1
11:00am
Groups 8, 12b Feature Race 1**
11:30am
TA2
Practice 30 min
12:00pm—1:00pm LUNCH BREAK
12:00-12:30 – Jaguar Laps, 12:30-1:00 – Prewar Exhibition Laps
12:00pm
VROC Charity Pro/Am Pre-Race Festivities – Pit Lane
(
Driver Introductions/Fan Walk)
1:15pm
VROC Charity Pro/Am Feature Race
50min
2:35pm
TA/SGT/GT Feature Race 75 min
3:50pm
TA2
Qualifying 20 min
4:10pm
Group 6
Feature Race 1
4:40pm
Prewar Exhibition Laps
5:00pm
Hagerty Car Show Exhibition Laps
Former Indycar driver Rafa Matos will drive in the Trans Am race tomorrow afternoon.
Former Indycar drivers Lyn St. James, Roberto Guerrero, and three time 500 winner Johnny Rutherford are some of the stars entered in today’s Pro-Am race. Dick Simon is the Grand Marshall for the event.
The Pit Window will be on site today and tomorrow covering the races and plans lots of pictures of classic cars.

 

 

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