2019 SVRA U.S. Vintage Grand Prix @ Watkins Glen International

Switching gears from festival to feast. The 2019 SVRA U.S. Vintage Grand Prix at Watkins Glen International served up a wide variety of racing activities to satisfy any racing fan’s taste. For the first time in a few years I was not concerned about covering the event for a race recap article. This was purely for fun and spending time with friends.

The welcome change of season brought with it crisp cool breezes; paired with the beautiful setting of this historic venue…this is by far my favorite event every year.

This U.S. Vintage Grand Prix attracts such a wide variety of vintage race cars, along with the supporting International GT and Trans-Am Series. Walking through the paddock/garages is such a joy. I literally had to force myself to break away to see on-track racing. Choices choices…what a wonderful dilemma.

Here are a few photos from the track. Enjoy….TJ

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Jacques Villeneuve’s F1 1997 Williams FW19.

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A beautiful race car. 2005 Audi R8 LMP, driven by Travis Engen.

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High atop the Sir Jackie Stewart grandstand. 

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Hints of the coming fall season in the trees, turn 9. 

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Morning dawn at Watkins Glen.

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