In , he took up vintage racing, and quickly recognized the growth possibilities for this popular, but disparate sector of the auto racing landscape. Staff Experience Videos Relocation Resources. I have been street riding and touring since well before I had a license, and although I have been involved in professional racing teams for some time, this is my first season as racer. In addition, John has a huge amount of experience at Blackhawk Farms and has helped many drivers find the fast line around the track. Organizers in Village of Watkins Glen work with SVRA to integrate the vintage races at the track with their Watkins Glen Grand Prix Festival, an annual celebration of the first sports car races on public roads in
The nice people at the SVRA have a no-contact policy at the front and center of their racing philosophy. IBJ and our partners use technology such as cookies on our site to personalize content, provide social media features, and analyze our traffic. So we knew we wanted to be there. Family and friends may call at the John F. Wherever he and his family were on a given Sunday, they would attend a mass at one of the local churches before the racing event that day. Everything he writes should probably come with a trigger warning. Tuesday, February 12,
For instance, I do my shopping by bicycle and take the stairs rather than the elevator. While not a strict vegetarian, I eat a largely plant-based diet with the occasional fish or fowl, almost never red meat. That goes for vintage examples, too, and a whole cottage industry has grown up around getting them — and their drivers — ready to race. You will find inspiration and information in their words. I took some time off for raising my kids—five of them by myself.
It keeps me focused, motivated and in shape. As much as I dislike it, I lap swim regularly for exercise. My most recent crash at Willow Springs International Raceway on April 29 has been one of the longest to recover; my right knee still causes me a fair amount of pain. Vintage racing offers the most fun cars to race and the best way to race them. Look them over and if you have questions or want to know more, use the contact form below to reach Fred Pfeiffer, Vintage Coordinator, or give him a call at All News Photos Videos. See CR Rules Engine displacement is open.