Historic Sportscar Racing proclaims 10-round 2021 calendar
Historic Sportscar Racing introduced its 2021 HSR race occasion schedule that options acquainted occasions that may return to or be run inside the timeframe of their conventional race dates.
The 2021 season as soon as once more begins and ends at Sebring Worldwide Raceway and in between visits such different iconic venues as Michelin Raceway Street Atlanta, Daytona Worldwide Speedway, Watkins Glen Worldwide, Street America and extra.
Spotlight blockbuster occasions embody the forty third HSR Mitty at Michelin Raceway Street Atlanta, April 21-25, and the HSR Classics at Daytona, October 27-31, and Sebring, December 1-5.
The season-opening occasion for the third straight 12 months is the HSR Spring Fling at Sebring, March 31-April 2, which yearly provides rivals an HSR headline occasion with an enormous quantity of observe time on considered one of their favourite circuits.
The Spring Fling dates have been barely adjusted for 2021 with a Wednesday via Friday format permitting rivals to be dwelling for the Easter Weekend Vacation.
The Sebring opener is adopted by the forty third HSR Mitty at Michelin Raceway Street Atlanta, April 21-25 — one of many oldest historic and classic races within the U.S. — that returns on its conventional spring date after being cancelled this 12 months because of the COVID-19 shutdown.
The Mitty is in its fifth decade as a must-do classic and historic main occasion that will get even larger subsequent 12 months with competitor take a look at days each Wednesday and Thursday. Corvette would be the featured marque, and many alternative examples of “America’s Sports activities Automobile” via the years are anticipated each on the observe and within the spectator infield. A particular Corvette Parade Lap and a Corvette Function Race Saturday are all a part of the celebration.
Could’s schedule spotlight is the HSR Barber Historics at Barber Motorsports Park, in Birmingham, Alabama, Could 20-23, which incorporates the addition of a brand new Thursday take a look at day.
The HSR Ridge Runner Rally, June 14-18, returns for the third time in 2021. The non-track street rally occasion gives contributors a journey via the Nice Smoky Mountains in a one-of-a-kind tour of a number of the most scenic highways and byways within the southeastern U.S. Lodging are on the most interesting luxurious lodges and quaint lodges with tour stops at a number of the area’s prime sights and motorsports amenities.
Persevering with a partnership with Masters Historic Racing, HSR will showcase its Group 5 class, and choose vehicles from Teams 3 and seven, in a featured HSR run group on the Finger Lakes Invitational at Watkins Glen Worldwide, July Sep 11.
The brand new Masters Historic Racing occasion weekend at The Glen, which noticed its debut delayed till 2021, can be held on one of many greatest summer season weekends of the 12 months in New York State’s Finger Lakes area. The HSR run group is a part of a full weekend schedule at The Glen that includes Masters Historic Formulation One USA and Masters Endurance Legends.
August is put aside for the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion (RMMR) and Monterey Pre-Reunion, which occur on back-to-back weekends at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, August 6-15. Having been named the motorsports sanctioning physique of each the RMMR and the Monterey Pre-Reunion earlier this 12 months, HSR can be properly represented at WeatherTech Raceway on each weekends of competitors.
Following a profitable HSR visitor look final month with the Classic Sports activities Automobile Drivers Affiliation on the Elkhart Lake Classic Competition, HSR has been invited again to the thirty sixth operating of the Street America occasion for 2021. The September 17-19 ELVF weekend will as soon as once more see HSR rivals from all courses positioned in present and acceptable VSCDA run teams.
Having been run simply final weekend as a part of 2020’s adjusted schedule, the HSR Fall Historics at Michelin Raceway returns to it conventional date, September 23=26, subsequent 12 months. The right complementary occasion to every April’s HSR Mitty at Michelin Raceway, the Fall Basic has developed an attraction and recognition of its personal, and final weekend’s operating was one of many greatest editions of the race thus far.
Set for its sixth operating subsequent month after debuting in 2014, the 2021 HSR Basic Daytona offered by IMSA, strikes barely up on the calendar to an October 27-31 date subsequent 12 months.
The HSR Basic Daytona as soon as once more can be adopted in 2021 by its HSR Classics sister occasion, the HSR Basic 12 Hour at Sebring, Pistons and Props, offered by the Alan Jay Automotive Community. The sixth annual operating of the HSR Basic Sebring 12 Hour subsequent 12 months can be held on the legendary Sebring airport circuit, December 1-5.
The HSR Classics occasions at Daytona and Sebring share the cardboard every weekend, respectively, with the Daytona Historics and Sebring Historics races that yearly deliver every HSR championship season to an in depth.
Up subsequent on the present 2020 race schedule is the HSR Basic Daytona offered by IMSA, November 4-8, and the season-ending HSR Basic Sebring 12 Hour, December 3-6.
2021 Historic Sportscar Racing schedule:
March 31 – April 2: HSR Sebring Spring Fling – Sebring Worldwide Raceway, Sebring Florida
April 21 – 25: forty third HSR Mitty at Michelin Raceway Street Atlanta – Michelin Raceway Street Atlanta, Braselton, Georgia
Could 20 – 23: HSR Barber Historics – Barber Motorsports Park, Birmingham, Alabama
June 14 – 18: HSR Ridge Runner Rally – Nice Smoky Mountains Street Tour
July 9 – 11: Finger Lakes Invitational – Watkins Glen Worldwide
August 6 – 15: Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion and Monterey Pre-Reunion – WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca
September 17 – 19: VSCDA Elkhart Lake Classic Competition – Street America
September 23 – 27: HSR Atlanta Fall Historics – Michelin Raceway Street Atlanta, Braselton, Georgia
October 27 – 31: HSR Basic Daytona offered by IMSA and the HSR Daytona Historics – Daytona Worldwide Speedway, Daytona Seashore, Florida
December 1 – 5: HSR Basic Sebring 12 Hour, Pistons and Props, offered by the Alan Jay Automotive Community, and the HSR Sebring Historic Races – Sebring Worldwide Raceway, Sebring, Florida