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About terryjohnsen

Writer/photographer of vintage/historic sports car racing. See you at the track! Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Terry Johnsen and terryjohnsen.wordpress.com with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.

Back where they belong….

When I heard the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship series added the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course to its 2018 racing schedule (May 4-6, 2018), I knew I had to be there. For years there’s been a noticeable void in the Mid-Ohio … Continue reading

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After a short hiatus, I’m back….

My 2018 racing season began in grand style. In February I found myself relaxing on a quiet beach near St. Augustine drinking coffee before going down to Daytona for my first ever Daytona 500. It was a weekend with family … Continue reading

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MoMA Masterpiece

Our 2017 holiday trip to New York City was highlighted with a stop at my favorite museum…the Museum of Modern Art – MoMA. Along with visiting the masterworks of artists such as Picasso, Matisse, Mondrian, Monet, Pollack, and Warhol, I … Continue reading

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SVRA Heacock Classic “Gold Cup” Historic Races @ VIR (article)

Victory Lane Magazine, November 2017, Vol.32, No.11 Story and photos by Terry Johnsen Virginia International Raceway, September 22-24, 2017 The SVRA Heacock Classic “Gold Cup” Historic Races proved to be three days of sun, fun, and heat…with plenty of great … Continue reading

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SVRA Vintage Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio (article)

Victory Lane Magazine, October 2017, Vol.32, No.10 Story and photos by Terry Johnsen Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, June 23-25, 2017 The Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course opened their spectator event season with the ever-popular SVRA Vintage Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio, June … Continue reading

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SVRA Heacock Classic “Gold Cup” Historic Races @ VIR

The SVRA Heacock Classic “Gold Cup” Historic Races at Virginia International Raceway, September 22-24, had everything…sun, fun, and heat…with plenty of great road racing thrown in. I had to check the calendar a few times because it sure didn’t feel … Continue reading

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U.S. Vintage Grand Prix @ Watkins Glen

SVRA’s U.S. Vintage Grand Prix has become my favorite event that I attend each year. The list of positives far outweigh the other wonderful events I’ve attended, which includes: IMSA, NASCAR, and IndyCar. The extraordinary list of competitors, the variety … Continue reading

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