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Vic Elford

1935-06-10 (age 85)

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The greatest drivers to never win Le Mans Prime

The greatest drivers to never win Le Mans

Some of the finest drivers in sportscar history never actually won the category's most famous event. Here's our selection of the best six who missed out.

Vic Elford receives RRDC'S 2015 Phil Hill award

RRDC president Bobby Rahal made the presentation at a dinner prior to the running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona.

Porsche returns to Florida sports car classic as record winner

Eight factory drivers at the wheel of the Porsche 911 RSR travels to Florida as the defending champions to contest the second season of this popular race series.

This Week in Racing History (October 26 - November 1)

People in this week in racing history include: Bernd Schneider, Klaus Ludwig, Tony Hulman, Bernie Ecclestone, Bobby Allison, David Pearson, Ayrton Senna, Derek Bell, and Denny Hulme.

Jochen Mass named 2015 Rolex 24 Grand Marshal

Racing legend Jochen Mass will serve as the Grand Marshal in next year's race.

Sebring still has its 'swing'

Things are far less extreme these days out in Green Park but one thing has not changed -- the place is still packed, year after year...

Wayne Taylor Racing camp for the first time ever to historic Sebring

First-time visit to iconic 12 Hours of Sebring enduro for No. 10 Corvette DP highlighted by 1996 race-winner Wayne Taylor’s Hall of Fame induction.

IMSA news and notes: Sebring International Raceway

Together After 17 Years Daytona, Sebring On Same Schedule.

Large contingency of Porsches prepared for the Daytona 24

The German marque kicks off its biggest year in recent memory with the Rolex 24 at Daytona.

The Seventies: A decade dominated by Porsches

Porsche served as the common denominator for winning cars in the endurance classics at Daytona and Sebring through the 1970s.

Pierre Fillon, President of the ACO, will give the start of the Rolex 24 at Daytona

Dayton International Speedway also selected British sports car legend and racing commentator David Hobbs as Grand Marshal.

This week in racing history (August 11-17)

People in this week in racing history include: Tazio Nuvolari, Jackie Ickx, Jo Bonnier, Rob Walker, Gordon Johncock, Vic Elford, Alain Prost

This Week in Racing History (February 3-9)

People in this week in racing history include: Jo Siffert, Vick Elford, Rolf Stommelen, Connine Kalitta, Malcolm Campbell,Ricardo and Pedro Rodriguez, Bruce McLaren, Ferrari, Jimmy Bryan

This Week in Racing History (July 10-16)

By Michael Stucker. www.vintageRPM.com

Road America: Alex Job Racing preview

Alex Job Racing Taking Podium Momentum to Road America Tavares, FL, (Aug. 17, 2010), Alex Job Racing (AJR) is taking the momentum from their third podium finish of the season to Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin's Road America. Romeo Kapudija and Bill ...

This Week in Racing History (August 15-21)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com August 15 Guy Moll is killed when his Alfa Romeo crashes during the Coppa Acerbo in Italy. The race is won by Luigi Fagioli in a Mercdes-Benz W25 (1934). August 16 Driving a ...

HSR: Cayman Interseries MITTY event notes

THE CAYMAN INTERSERIES - News and Notes, May 4, 2010 Jenkins and Heinemeier-Hansson First-Time Winners at Successful Mitty Event; Road America Next WESTMONT, Ill. (May 4, 2010) - The biggest and best weekend of competition to date for the ...

HSR: Classic Motorsports MITTY Road Atlanta Sunday notes

Classic Motorsports MITTY Presented by Mazda Notes and Quotes -- Sunday, May 2, 2010 There was plenty more racing action Sunday at the 34th annual Classic Motorsports Mitty presented by Mazda race. Eight sprint, one historic motorcycle, two ...

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Upset at Rolex

Ingram's Flat Spot On Upset At Rolex by Jonathan Ingram There's nothing quite like a surprise ending in a 24-hour race. Given the format of endurance as well as speed, it's not surprising the occasional upset turns up. ...

Daytona24: Porsche Motorsport pre-race notes

Rolex 24 at Daytona Gets Green flag at 3:30 PM; Rain Dominates Early Race Forecast 13 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup cars and three Porsche-powered Daytona Prototypes will start the 48th running of Rolex 24 DAYTONA BEACH, Florida - January 30 - A steady ...

Daytona24: Series Friday report

CAN SUNTRUST RACING TURN POLE POSITION INTO ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA VICTORY THIS WEEKEND? Brumos 2009 Victory only Sixth From Pole in Event's 47-Year History DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 29, 2010) - Max Angelelli looks to become the second consecutive ...

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Long Distance planning

Ingram's Flat Spot On Long Distance Planning by Jonathan Ingram What happens when a car company known for its racing heritage gets acquired by another car company where one of the brands is also known for its racing heritage? ...

Daytona24: Porsche Motorsport preview

Defending Rolex 24 Champions Brumos Racing and TRG lead a 16 Car Porsche Contingent as Six Factory Drivers Take to Daytona International Speedway First overall Porsche Rolex 24 winner Vic Elford (1968) will preside over the race as Grand Marshal ...

Bell, Haywood - NASCAR teleconference, part 1

NASCAR/Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series Teleconference Transcript June 3, 2009 An Interview With: DEREK BELL HURLEY HAYWOOD HERB BRANHAM: Thank you, and good afternoon, everyone. Welcome to today's NASCAR/Grand Am teleconference as we look ...

German GP: McLaren Mercedes preview

Lewis Hamilton "The last time we raced at the Nurburgring was in 2007, and I remember I had a tough afternoon battling through from the back of the field to finish just outside the points. It's a fantastic circuit, a little older than a lot of the ...

Monterey Historics summary

THE CARS ARE THE STARS August 16, 2009 - The Rolex Monterey Historic Automobile Races concluded today at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca after three days of fabulous vintage racing action, exhibitions, new car reveals and activities for fans. Now 36 ...

Porsche Motorsport newsletter 2009-09-17

Porsche Motorsport around the world Stuttgart. The Motorsport Newsletter regularly provides information on Porsche Motorsport racing around the world. More detailed information and additional photographs are available for accredited journalists ...

This Week in Racing History (May 17-23)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com May 17 Alain Prost wins the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa in a McLaren MP4/3-TAG (1987). May 18 Kenji Okazaki of Japan wins the Funny Car finals and 18 year old highschool girl Christen ...

This Week in Racing History (May 3-9)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com May 3 Brock Yates, Brock Yates Jr., Jim Williams, and Steve Smith, in a Dodge van named "Moon Trash II", begin the first Cannonball Baker Sea-to-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy Dash. They ...

This Week in Racing History (March 15-21)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker www.vintageRPM.com March 15 Ayrton Senna wins his first Formula Ford race, at Brands Hatch, England (1981). March 16 Barney Oldfield drives a Benz to a One-Mile Speed record 131.724 mph (1910). March ...

Patrick Long 2008 season review

Patrick Long put the wraps on a successful season a few weeks ago at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, a season in which he and teammate Sascha Maassen claimed four podium finishes and helped Porsche claim another manufacturer's championship in the ...

Porsche Motorsport news 2008-10-30

PORSCHE RACING LEGENDS FOR HIRE Sport Driving School Offers Ultimate in Professional Education ATLANTA - October 30 -- The Porsche Sport Driving School-one of the nation's most prestigious driving schools-is offering its first fantasy camp for a ...

IPS: Richard Antinucci season preview

RICHARD ANTINUCCI AND SAM SCHMIDT MOTORSPORTS IN FULL SWING FOR INDY PRO SERIES OPENER After positive winter testing, the Italian-American driver is confident and aiming for strong start at Homestead-Miami On any given morning Richard Antinucci ...

Porsche Rennsport III air dates on Speed announced

Speed announces airdates for Porsche Rennsport Reunion III Porsche Rennsport Reunion III brings together an unprecedented gathering of significant Porsche vintage and current racecars and those who have driven them to victory in the world's most ...

Porsche Rennsport Reunion III 2007 grand marshals announced

PETER SCHWARZENBAUER AND BETTY JO TURNER NAMED CO-GRAND MARSHALS FOR PORSCHE® RENNSPORT REUNION III Two Porsche Dignitaries to Preside Over Expected Largest Gathering of Legendary Porsche Race Cars in History ATLANTA, GA -- Aug. 22, 2007 -- ...

IPS: IRL: Behind The Barriers - Watkins Glen

Alex Lloyd by the numbers. If Alex Lloyd wins Saturday's portion of the Watkins Glen Indy Pro Series doubleheader, he will have earned his seventh victory of the 2007 season in car No. 7 on the seventh day of the seventh month. Round 2 of the ...

Porsche Rennsport Reunion III lineup

PORSCHE ANNOUNCES INITIAL LINEUP OF FEATURED CARS AND DRIVERS FOR PORSCHE RENNSPORT REUNION III ATLANTA, GA -- May 3, 2007 -- No less than 20 thundering Porsche 917s and approximately 30 Porsche 956/962 prototypes plus the famous drivers who drove ...

Day three on Amelia Island

Amelia Island - Day 3 After two days that had hundreds of motorheads spinning, we got down Sunday to real business at hand - 12th Annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. Combining the informality of Goodwood with a like concept in car ...

Day two on Amelia Island

Amelia Island - Day 2 The second day of the 12th Annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance at was a racer's delight. The panel of Sir Stirling Moss, John Surtees MBE, John Fitch, Brian Redman, Vic Elford, Hershel McGriff, Alain de Cadenet, Chris ...

Day one on Amelia Island

Amelia Island - Day 1 The festivities surrounding the 12th Annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance kicked off Friday in and around The Ritz-Carlton. The brainchild - or perhaps the love-child - of Jacksonville's Bill Warner, the event primarily ...

RRDC selects six new members

RRDC SELECTS SIX NEW MEMBERS Daytona Beach, Fla. -- Three racers with wins from SCCA Club events to the Rolex 24 At Daytona, a racing official, a sanctioning body owner and a noted car designer-turned-photojournalist have been offered membership ...

This Week in Racing History (May 28 - June 3)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker May 28 Walt Hansgen wins the SCCA National sports car race at Bridehampton, New York, USA, driving a Maserati Tipo 61 (1961). May 29 Nine-time Isle of Man TT motorcycle race winner David Jeffries dies ...

Porsche recalls first victory

PORSCHE MARKS 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF HISTORIC TARGA FLORIO VICTORY --First and last Porsche overall winners have direct bloodlines to the latest Porsche race and production cars of today-- Stuttgart. -- The most successful of all sports car ...

Watkins Glen ready for major event

THREE YEARS AND RUNNING--STILL THE LARGEST VINTAGE EVENT IN THE COUNTRY Watkins Glen, NY (September 07, 2005) - The Zippo U.S. Vintage Grand Prix continues to be the largest vintage motorsports event in America for the third consecutive ...

Monterey Historic Automobile Races preview

RACING LEGENDS RETURN TO THE TRACK AT 32ND ROLEX MONTEREY HISTORIC AUTOMOBILE RACES Hall, Rahal, Hill, Moss and Elford Among the Sport's Legends Participating MONTEREY, Calif. (August 10, 2005) -- Some of racing history's brightest superstars ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Edmonton signs title sponsor for inaugural race

WEST EDMONTON MALL BECOMES TITLE SPONSOR OF THE GRAND PRIX OF EDMONTON EDMONTON -- MAY 19, 2005 -- Organizers of the inaugural Grand Prix of Edmonton and West Edmonton Mall (WEM) jointly announced today that West Edmonton Mall has signed on as ...

Monterey Historic F1 cars preview

Ferrari F1 Cars Highlight Sunday at Rolex Monterey Historic MONTEREY, CA - The hills above Monterey will be alive with the screams of a modern Ferrari Formula One race car as well as the unique sounds of nearly 100 of its prancing-horse brethren, ...

This Week in Racing History (June 6-12)

This Week in Racing History Michael Stucker June 6 J.F. Ramsden takes delivery of Wolsit 5531, which had raced in the 1907 Targa Florio road race (1908). June 7 Glenn Seton drives a Nissan Skyline to victory in the Australian Touring Car ...

Key dates in Goodyear Racing History, May 31-June 6

Key Dates in Goodyear Racing History Highlighting the accomplishments of Goodyear engineers and Goodyear-equipped racers May 31, 1970 -- Goodyear collects its first victory at the Nurburgring in Germany when Vic Elford and Kurt Ahrens drive their ...

Porsche Rennsport Reunion II report

Largest Group of Porsche Racecars at Rennsport Reunion II Akin, Elford, Ickx, Minter Receive Awards At Daytona Event ATLANTA, GA, May 2 -- The largest gathering of Porsche racecars -- more than 550 from around the world -- last weekend descended ...

Porsche Rennsport: A Robinson family reunion

Porsche Rennsport A 'Family Reunion' For Former Driver Chip Robinson DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (April 23, 2004) -- Chip Robinson is among the sports car greats attending this weekend's Porsche Rennsport Reunion II at historic Daytona ...

Haywood geared up for Porsche Rennsport Reunion II

Hurley Haywood Geared Up For Porsche Rennsport Reunion II DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (April 22, 2004) -- Five-time Rolex 24 At Daytona champion Hurley Haywood will be among the sports car legends participating in this weekend's Porsche Rennsport Reunion ...

Ickx added to Porsche Rennsport Reunion II lineup

Jacky Ickx Added to Driver Lineup For Porsche Rennsport Reunion II ATLANTA, GA -- April 13, 2004 -- Six-time Le Mans 24 Hour race winner Jacky Ickx will join more than 30 noted Porsche race drivers of the past and present for Porsche Rennsport ...

Porsche Daytona reunion II preview

Initial Porsche Daytona and Le Mans Winners Highlight Driver Lineup For Porsche Rennsport Reunion II. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (March 15, 2004) -- Famed English sports car champions Vic Elford and Richard Attwood will join more than 30 Porsche race ...

Former Trans-Am driver/owner Roy Woods died

LANSING, Mich. (Feb. 9, 2004) -- Roy Woods, a competitor and team owner in the Motorock Trans-Am Tour from 1969-1982, died Jan. 29 due to complications from leukemia. Woods is well known for his success as a team owner. In 1972, George Follmer, ...

MBD Sportscars' passes scrutineering

June 12, 2000 Le Mans, France - MBD Sportscars' ...

Duno becomes first woman to race Prototype class

Duno is first woman to race big prototype in American Le Mans Series. will compete at Sears Point May 19. SONOMA, Calif. (May 7, 2002) ¯ Milka Duno of Venezuela, co-winner of last year's Grand Prix of Sonoma presented by Foster's Lager at ...

MBD Sportscars announce driver line-up

MBD Sportscars confirm 2002 Le Mans line up. MBD Sportscars Team Sporting Director Vic Elford today confirmed the team plans for the 24 hours of Le Mans. The number 19 Panoz-Mugen will be driven by Milka Duno, Didier de Radiguès and John Graham, ...

Sebring: MBD final race quotes

Sebring 12 Hours post race comments by Vic Elford* "Although neither car finished at Sebring, the MBD Sportscars team came away with a very positive attitude and a lot of new information on the Panoz-Mugen that they lacked at the start of the ...