2015 SVRA Portland Vintage Racing Festival

Track Thoughts coverage of the 2015 SVRA Portland Vintage Racing Festival has been published on Sports Car Digest  

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Historic Motor Prints Launched

Historic Motor Prints features the motor sport photography of Bill Wagenblatt and Dennis Gray. The Galleries will feature images from contemporary historic racing and from our archive of older events. The Galleries will be updated throughout the year with photographs from the events we cover and we’ll be adding archive images. The pricing schedule is […]

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It’s Been Fun

When Track Thoughts was launched almost 6 years ago I had no idea of the trip I was about to embark on. I’ve been fortunate to meet people worldwide and received many compliments for the articles and images posted on the site. Last fall I started to think about a change of direction. After analyzing […]

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Race Groups Announced for 2015 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca has announced the race groups for the August 8 and 9 Monterey Pre-Reunion and the August 13-16, 2015 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. Request for entry is open from November 17 through January 31, 2015. The organizers anticipate close to 900 entry request for the 550 available. The formal announcement of the […]

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Porsche Rennsport Reunion V Announced

The World’s Largest Gathering of Porsche Race Cars and Drivers Come Back to Monterey for an Encore. Porsche Cars North America (PCNA) announces that Rennsport Reunion V is to be held the weekend of October 9-11, 2015 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Hosted by PCNA, Rennsport Reunion V will, once again, bring together an extraordinary […]

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An Enduring Love Story – Luca di Montezemolo & Ferrari

Luca di Montezemolo bids an emotional farewell to the Ferrari GT Division “It’s not easy…” were the words with which a visibly moved Luca di Montezemolo began his farewell address to the employees of Ferrari’s GT Division last afternoon. He was, unsurprisingly, interrupted several times with long applause from the assembled audience. In recent days, […]

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Searching for Uniqueness – An interview with Ferrari collector Jon Shirley

What does a collector look for in a Ferrari? Jon Shirley, whose 1954 375 MM Scaglietti Coupé won Best of Show at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, answers “All Ferraris are marvelous, but the ones I like have a backstory that makes them unique. It could be because of victories on the track or […]

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Andrea Bertolini – The Man Who Drives all the Ferraris

Andrea Bertolini has now tested 350 Ferrari Formula 1 cars that have been sold and has driven every Formula 1 car from 1974 to the present one, with the exception of the 1982 126 C2, a winning car that was also a very unlucky one and he has also contributed to the development of the […]

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2014 All British Field Meet

The 38th Portland All British Field Meet was held at Portland International Raceway over the Labor Day Weekend. The weekend celebrated Triumph and the designs of Italian designer Giovanni Michelotti. The Italian was responsible for the bodywork of the Triumph TR4, 4A, 2000, Stag and Herald. A display of the Michelotti’s cars was presented in […]

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2014 SOVREN Columbia River Classic

SOVREN held its annual Columbia River Classic at Portland International Raceway on August 30/31. The weekend is SOVREN’s 4th event of the year and the start of the group’s fall racing season and is held in conjunction with the All British Field Meet. Group 1 – Vintage & Formula V Group 2 – Historic Small […]

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