SVRA Vintage Racing at Road America – A truly fantastic day out.

We spent a full day of vintage racing at Road America recently. In short, it was a ball. The long version is below and be warned, it is long. 

If you’ve been a regular reader of the Bandit, then you know of our affinity for classic cars. Whether they’re German, Italian, British or Japanese, there’s something about these analog machines that endears them to numerous car enthusiasts across the world.

Car enthusiasts also enjoy motorsport. There is something indescribable about watching cars hurtling at breakneck speed, a few inches apart from each other on challenging racetracks, the noise of their engines providing a more than worthy auditory accompaniment to stunning visuals. Our last motorsport outing was at the Dubai 24 hour race at the Autodrome in January, which we thoroughly enjoyed.

So, what happens when you throw classic cars and motorsport together? You get vintage racing.

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Rock Lake Motors – A Midwestern ‘mancave’ that does so much more.

When good friend and fellow car enthusiast Erik Langerak mentioned something about making a trip to photograph a private collection not too far from Madison, I really wasn’t sure what to expect. The Midwest has a way of turning up some automotive gems when least expected, so I cast aside any preconceived notions before we went.

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