Live Updates: SVRA Day 1

@IMS Screen Shot 2017-06-14 at 9.26.00 AM.png

null

Bookmark this page for live updates throughout the day.


Race Results are courtesy of the SVRA iPhone App

On further review, the Mazda MX-5 Cup race has also fallen to weather. We'll be live again in the morning for day two of the SVRA Brickyard Invitational.

The good news is that Mazda MX-5 Cup is still scheduled for 5:10pm ET.

TA2 Qualification has also been scrapped because of rain.

Group 6 Feature Race 1
Up Now: Rain has hit the track that may drive our camera operators off their podium. And the race has been called on account of rain.

Trans Am
Ernie Francis Jr. gets the four-peat just before the rains fall. 

Legends Charity Vintage Pro/Am
A Production
1) Sarah Fisher and Kirk Blaha Win
2) Al Unser Jr. / Peter Klutt
3) Bill Elliott / Ray Evernham

The Pro Am race is underway with the amateurs taking the first stint. Pit stops are timed at 5 minutes.

The Pro-Am, 50-minute race is coming up next at 1:00pm ET. While you wait, check out the interview with Johnny and Loni Unser. Johnny will be racing in this event.

Groups 8, 12a Feature Race 1
1) Steve Walker (1973 BMW CSL) leads green to checkers and wins over
2) Tom Clark (Porsche 911)
3) Tom Briest (Porsche 914/6)
4) Jim Lenehan (Porsche 914/6)
5) Taz Harvey (Datsun 510)
6) Bill Glavin (BMW 3.0 CSL)
7) Kent Prather (MG A)
8) Kevin Ruble (BMS M3 Sedan)
9) Howard Roth (Datsun 240Z)
10) Rob Davenport (Alfa Romeo)

null

Groups 9, 11 Feature Race 1
1) Jacek Mucha (Swift 016 CP) wins over
2) Steve Forrer (Ralt RT 41)
3) Robert Stout (Indy Lights Dalarra)
4) Casey Putsch (March Bennett MKII)
5) Bruce Hamilton (Dallara Infiniti)
6) Jim Downing (Kudze DLY)
7) Philip Lewis (Matich A50)
8) John Boxhorn (Lola T163)
9) Jim Johnston (Pro Forma Mazda)
10) Paul Read (Speads RS07A)

Groups 10, 12b Feature Race 1
1) Kurt Fazekas (Porsche GT3 Cup) leads flag to flag and wins over
2) Samuel LeComte (Chevrolet Monte Carlo)
3) John Harrold (Porsche 997 Cup Car)
4) Dirk Leuenberger (Dodge Viper)
5) Tim Fleenor (Chevrolet Camaro)
6) John Vining (Chevrolet Monte Carlo)
7) Zach Arnold (Chevrolet Camaro)
8) Rusty French (Chevrolet Corvette)
9) Jonathan Pfeffer (Chevrolet Corvette)
10) Paul Bacon (Porsche GT3 Cup)

null

Groups 5, 7 Feature Race 1
1) John Harrold (1978 Chevron B36) wins over
2) Tom Lehmkuhl (Carbir CS2)
3) Peter McLaughlin (March 832)
4) Rob Sherwood (Carbir CS2)
5) Chris Arbuckle (Lola T88/90)
6) Ralph La Macchia (Carbir Sports 2000)
7) Jim Lenehan (Swift DB2)
8) Turner Woodward (Chevron B31)
9) Glenn Bryant (Lola T88/90)
10) Glenn Jividen Jr. (Carbir CS2)

Groups 1, 3, 4 Feature Race 1
1) Jesse Prather (#28 - 1961 Elva Courier) wins over
2) Dan Fury (1956 Thunderbird R),
3) Dave Roberts (1957 Corvette) who locked in a furious battle against
4) Michael Leveque (Yenko Stinger) with
5) Marcus Pillion (Porsche 356B Coupe) rounding out the top five.
6) Michael Blaha (Datsun 510)
7) Andrew Cannon (Alfa Romeo TZ1)
8) Daniel Ruehs (Chevrolet Corvette)
9) Steve Nichols (MG B)
10) Steve Davison (Jaguar E Type Coupe)

Group 2 Feature Race 1
1) Bob Hatle (Swift DB-3) wins over
2) Quinn Posner (Crossle 32F)
3) Dan Cowdrey (Titan MK6)
4) Dennis Firestone (Crossle Formula Ford)
5) Jim Edmonds (Van Diemen RF94)
6) Tom Kinsman (Swift DB1)
7) GrayFowler (Swift DB1)
8) Ron Hornig (Titan MK6B)
9) Bob Posner (Titan MK6b
10) Kenneth Herbst

null

Saturday, June 17's schedule of events includes:

8:00am -- 4:00pm Indy Legends Race Car Concours
8:00am Group 2 Feature Race 1
8:30am Groups 1, 3, 4 Feature Race 1**
9:00am Groups 5, 7 Feature Race 1**
9:30am Groups 10, 12b Feature Race 1**
10:00am Groups 9, 11 Feature Race 1**
10:30am Groups 8, 12a Feature Race 1**
11:00am TA2 Practice 2 30 min
11:30am Vintage Motorcycles
11:50am--12:50pm LUNCH BREAK/JAGUAR LAPS
12:00pm Indy Legends Charity Pro/Am Fan Walk--Pit Lane Grid
12:40pm Driver Introduction/National Anthem
1:00pm Indy Legends Charity Vintage Pro/Am 50min
2:20pm Vintage Motorcycles
2:40pm TA/TA3/TA4 Feature Race 75 min
4:00pm Group 6 Feature Race 1
4:30pm TA2 Qualifying 20 min
4:50pm Global MX-5 Cup Feature Race 2 45 min
5:50pm - 6:10pm -- Indy Legends Oval Only Sessions
6:10pm -- 6:30pm - Hagerty Car Show Exhibition Laps Harley-Davidson/Miracle Ride Laps
6:00pm SVRA/Brickyard Celebration @ Plaza Pavilion (Featuring "The Guess Who -- 7:00pm)

Sportscar Vintage Racing Association Coverage

Ruman Rules Trans Am
Pearson Paces Brickyard Practice
Johnny And Loni Race Together For First Time
Mazda MX-5 Joins The SVRA Weekend
Venerable Series, Venerable Track: Trans-Am Takes On Indy
Lyn St. James Legendary Career
The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association Joins FloRacing

SVRA Brickyard Vintage Racing Invitational

Where To Watch

Indianapolis Motor Speedway
4790 W 16th St,
Indianapolis, IN 46222

How To Watch

ON TV: Now available on Roku and Apple TV 4 -- download the FloSports app today! STREAMING:
Available only on FloRacing. A yearly FloPRO subscription provides access to ALL FloSports sites.
SIGN UP HERE

Making The Switch: Max McGhee Transitions To Winged Sprint Car Racing

Paul Arch Paul Arch Photo 2.jpg

By Tony Veneziano

Kenny Wallace: East Bay Winter Nationals Are 'Signal That Racing Has Begun'

© Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports USATSI_6067292_168383134_lowres.jpg

Few drivers across the world of motorsports possess the charisma and personality of Kenny Wallace. He’s a racer’s racer who’s done everything from NASCAR to local modified events.

Promoter Al Varnadore Talks East Bay Winter Nationals

YouTube eastbay.jpg

Next week the East Bay Winter Nationals will begin its 42nd year of kicking off the dirt racing season in Gibsonton, FL. 

10 Reasons Why Dirt Racing Loves East Bay Raceway Park: 5-1

Screen Shot 2018-01-17 at 4.27.38 PM.png

The snow and ice may be falling up north, but things are getting ready to heat up in the Tampa Bay area.

10 Reasons Why Dirt Racing Loves East Bay Raceway Park: 10-6

20180115_East Bay Top 10.jpg

The January snows are drifting in the Midwest and the Northeast is a snowbound tundra. The icy grip of winter has a firm hold on the northern two-thirds of the United States. It is during this time of year, when winter is bearing down hard, that we all look south to see the first glimmers of light at the end of the cold gloomy tunnel.

Spencer Bayston Dominated USAC To Claim A Flo50 Spot

@SpecerBayston, Twitter 20180115_SpecerBayston-twitter.jpg

Spencer Bayston was an all-or-nothing driver in 2017, but fortunately for his ranking in the Flo50 list of the Greatest Dirt Track Drivers, the “alls” greatly outweighed the “nothings.”

Brandon Sheppard Finally Wins A Wild West Race In The Finale

@B-Sheppard_B5a 280115_Brandon Sheppard.jpg

Brandon Sheppard got glimpses of the front of the field for most of the Wild West Shootout, but he was forced to watch someone else go to Victory Lane — that is, until Sunday night. 

When Kyle Bronson Gets To East Bay For Winter Nationals, His Goal Is To Win

@KBM40B 20180114_Kyle Bronson_-KBM40B.jpg

Kyle Bronson will have to keep up with the action live on FloRacing as he misses the first three nights of next week's Winter Nationals at East Bay Raceway in Gibsonton, FL, but he will try to steal the show during the Saturday night finale on Jan. 27.

Ricky Weiss Goes Back To Victory Lane In Night 5 Of The Wild West Shootout

WildWestShootout.net 20180114_Ricky Weiss_WildWestShootout-net.jpg

Ricky Weiss won the opening night of the Wild West Shootout and was on his way to a second win in Night 2 when he was knocked out of the lead by Bobby Pierce. He was forced to wait a week before returning to the hallowed ground, but he dominated night five at Arizona Speedway in San Tan Valley.

Christopher Bell Earns Back-To-Back Chili Bowls

Joe Orth, Chili Bowl 20180114_Joe Orth Chili Bowl.jpg

Christopher Bell joined Rico Abreu and Kevin Swindell as drivers who have won consecutive Chili Bowls when he rolled into the River Spirit Expo Center in Tulsa, OK Saturday night. Abreu won in 2015/2016; Swindell was victorious for four years from 2010-2013. Bell’s late-race pass on Kyle Larson came after his NASCAR colleague experienced mechanical problems, making it a bitter sweet win for the Oklahoma native.