The second annual Spring Classic show will take place this spring on May 18-20. The event will gather vintage race vehicles from 70’s, 80’s and 90’s and provides lots of fun for visitors. The program of the Spring Classic will include numerous sport activities as well as races and exhibitions. Connoisseurs of classic race cars have already bought tickets for the second annual Spring Classic show. In fact, tickets for the event have been available for purchasing since autumn, which means that they might run out very soon.
Choosing the right place
The place for such events should be chosen carefully because it can contribute to creating the right atmosphere or totally ruin it. This spring the event will take place at Mazda Laguna Seca, which is said to be the best place for the Spring Classic. The area has all needed facilities and will help create amazing show. It is worth noting that Mazda Laguna Seca does not use any investments to improve its facility. Everything is done at the cost of companies and agencies such as organizers of the Spring Classic, who benefit from improving local facilities.
The Spring Classic entertaining program
Those, who want to see unique vintage cars, should use the opportunity to visit the Spring Classic at one of three days during May 18-20. Fans of old cars confess that one of incredibly interesting participants is 1966-1972 Trans-Am 2.5 Liter. The Trans-Am Series was designed in 1966 by the Sports Car Club of America. The company was also known as the “Trans-American Sedan Championship”. With time the series changed name several times. It is not a secret that some of names were connected with brand names of sponsors.
It is worth noting that in 2017 Pirelli became an exclusive supplier and racing sponsor of Trans Am Series. That means that probably we will see the tyre manufacturer’s logo at the Spring Classic. It is believed that change to Pirelli P Zero tyres has beneficially influenced speeds and lap times. Among other race groups that will take part in the show, you can see Formula Atlantic, Formula B and Formula C, Stock cars, Formula Ford, Can-AM, etc.
One of many other interesting events that will happen at the Spring Classic is the Historic Motorcycle Exhibition. It will display bigger number of bikes and old historic cars. Visitors should also visit the Historic Motorcycle area because it will become the place for displaying old moto signs and old memorable stuff related to racing. Moreover, this exhibition area will include awards for best display bike and best race bike.
Interesting facts about the Spring Classic
The Spring Classic is relatively new event but it has quickly become very popular. The history of the Spring Classic started in 2013, and was organized in different locations. From the very beginning it was is a vintage vehicle race that gathered the best samples of race cars. Only vintage cars older than 20 years can take part in the event. The program always includes different venues related to motorsport and its history.
The organizers of the Spring Classic prepare routes, considering the condition of the roads of the selected location. All participants are offered to follow these routes and provided with Route Book containing detailed information. However, participants are not obliges to follow them, and, if they want to deviate from the routs or schedule, they are free to do so.
The honour of the Spring Classic - Nitro Revival
Nitro Revival is one of the most awaited events of the Spring Classic. It is a great opportunity for the visitors to see unique vintage cars and renewed drag vehicles powered with nitromethane. Many well-known racers will come to the event giving a great chance to take a picture with legends. Nitro Revival will take place at the second day of the event – May 19. It will ensure interesting activities, including sport activities and exhibitions. Nitro Revival will bring to life the best days of fuel dragsters with frog engines. The history is revived in restored vehicles that look like brand new. Nitro Revival is where you can see a huge number of classic street rods and hot rods. Organizers have also prepared something special for the visitors. The last day of the Spring Classic – Saturday- will end up with mass fire-up. Just imagine the roaring sounds of classic drag vehicles. This is the sound that could be heard everywhere in the hills of the picturesque Monterey Peninsula.
Nitro Revival organizers confess to being very happy that the event will take place at Laguna Seca, considering good facilities of the area. The events contributes to creating unique race atmosphere the Spring Classic. The history of drag racing is rich and vivid, and has plenty to offer. Nitro Revival will bring to life the sounds and sights of the early days of front engine dragsters. There will be also many other interesting eventsthat will definitely stay in the memory of visitors. You are invited to become a part of Nitro Revival – the even that might become a considerable page in the history of the Spring Classic. The 11 run groups of around 200 historically-correct sports and race cars that will race on the 11-turn, 2.238-mile road course during the Spring Classic range from 1966-74 Can-Am to 1974-94 Stock Cars to Historic Motorcycle exhibitions.
Should you come?
The Spring Classic is the event that will bring together different people and old classic vehicles. Even if you are not deeply in love with vintage cars, the program of the Spring Classic is very promising. There will be numerous sport activities, exhibitions and entertainment that will make the weekend at Mazda Laguna Seca completely unforgettable. It is a great chance to spend time with friends and get to know more about vintage cars. You might fall in love with some of them.
Considering that the sale of the tickets started at the end of 2017, there are high chances that they will run out soon. Do not miss the opportunity to join the Spring Classic.