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The 2017 racing season is here!

I arrived for the Rolex 24 @ Daytona weekend on Friday (27 Jan). Note to self: next year make sure to get there for Thursday practice, qualifying, and most importantly the Rolex 24 night practice. You can never get enough of … Continue reading

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My First 24…Amazing!

Tick one off the bucket list. The 2017 Rolex 24 @ Daytona was amazing! Going to a 24 hour endurance race has always been a goal, but for some reason it hadn’t happened until now. I went to the race … Continue reading

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U.S. Vintage Grand Prix @ Watkins Glen (article)

Victory Lane Magazine, December 2016, Vol.31, No.12 Story and photos by Terry Johnsen Watkins Glen International, September 7-11, 2016 The 2016 U.S. Vintage Grand Prix presented by Jaguar was an amazing celebration of American road racing, held at the most … Continue reading

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Vintage Racer Group – VRG @ The Glen.

So it was back to Watkins Glen for the VRG @ The Glen event, 7-9 October 2016…and what a difference a few weeks make. Cool, windy, and drizzle characterized most of the weekend…at least while I was there. Still, any day … Continue reading

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U.S. Vintage Grand Prix @ Watkins Glen

It doesn’t seem real that two weeks have passed by since the SVRA U.S. Vintage Grand Prix presented by Jaguar @ Watkins Glen. Time flies by before you know it. Earlier this week I submitted the event coverage article for Victory Lane … Continue reading

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IMSA Weekend @ VIR

One week ago I visited the beautiful rolling countryside of the Virginia International Raceway. The weekend of August 26-28 (2016) featured five amazing series, headlined by the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. This event set the stage for a battle between the GT Le … Continue reading

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Turning the page, revisited

In preparation for the new season, I decided to refresh the blog with a new look, and new designs for my business cards. My son, Eric Johnsen (ericjohnsendesigner@gmail.com, Twitter @EricJ_Designer) incorporated my love for the Gulf Porsche 917 of the … Continue reading

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SVRA Vintage Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio, June 23-26, 2016

It was a beautiful weekend in central Ohio. SVRA and the staff of the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course couldn’t have asked for better weather. Though the spectator turn-out was less than I expected, the racing certainly didn’t suffer. Each of the … Continue reading

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Turning the page….

It’s the start of a new season for me. The SVRA Vintage Grand Prix of Mid-Ohio will be my first event of the year. With that comes a new look. I’ll have more to say about that in my next … Continue reading

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Vintage Racer Group – 2015 Turkey Bowl

Victory Lane Magazine, February 2016, Vol.31, No.2 Story and photos by Terry Johnsen Summit Point, West Virginia, November 27-29, 2015 Whenever I think of the term “Turkey Bowl”, I am reminded of the annual football game my friends and I … Continue reading

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