The Autosportradio.com 2016 Show will stream live on Tuesday January 19th, live from McGilvery’s Speedway.. 3009 North High School Road, beginning at 7PM ET.
The program can be seen/heard by logging onto www.autosportradio.com and the program streamed live on YouTube will be on the home page.
When the program concludes you will find the archive available on Don Kay’s YouTube channel.
Scheduled Guests are:
Stefan is the younger brother of Justin Wilson who lost his life at Pocono this past season. Since then Stefan has gotten married and had a fantastic honeymoon.
Before coming to America to continue his racing career Stefan was quite successful in Europe and won the McLaren Autosport BRDC Award for promising young British Drivers.
From 2009 through 2011 he drove in 31 Indy Light races scoring 1 pole and one win. In 2013 Stefan drove one race for Dale Coyne Racing in Baltimore and finished 16. In that race he competed against his brother Justin.
He is also involved in solar energy and how it can best be used.
What are his racing efforts looking like for the 2016 season. We’ll will find out on Tuesday evening.
Tony had a very successful business, but apon sale of his company he decided to get into what his true love is and it’s vintage cars including vintage racecars. Since his purchase of Southeast Vintage Racing Association the growth has been nothing but extraordinary.
SVRA is the largest and one of the oldest Vintage Racing organizations in the United States. Originally named the Southeast Vintage Racing Association, it was founded in 1981 by Ford Heacock III. Beginning with an initial membership of approximately 25 drivers and supporters, the organization currently has more than 2000 licensed members. With the acquisition of West HSR-West in 2012 and merger with GT General Racing in 2014, SVRA has become Vintage Racing’s only national organization. Events are conducted at legendary race tracks throughout the country including Sonoma Raceway, Watkins Glen, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sebring, Virginia International Raceway, and Auto Club Speedway, to name but a few.
The phrase, some people collect art… we race it aptly describes our events where classic Jaguars, Triumphs, BMWs, MGs, and Lotuses as well as contemporary Camaros, Audis, Porsches and Corvettes compete. The organization is guided by a philosophy that encourages the restoration, preservation, and racing of historically significant automobiles that are configured as closely as possible to their original design and construction.
The expansion of SVRA since 2012 has gone beyond simply adding more events. Live concerts and fireworks display are presented for the enjoyment of competitors and race fans along with car shows and expanded vendor areas. The inaugural Brickyard Vintage Racing Invitational at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 2014 immediately became the largest Vintage Racing event ever held in the United States with over 700 entrants. Additionally, its Pro Am Charity race, that paired former Indy 500 drivers with SVRA drivers in a 45 minute race, garnered unprecedented media attention.
The U.S. Vintage Racing National Championships, now in its 3rd year, continues to grow in stature and brings together the best Vintage racing cars from throughout the world to compete for one of the coveted Bell Vintage Racing National Championship Helmets. In 2015 SVRA begins involvement in three premier West Coast events at Sonoma Raceway, Portland International Raceway and the Coronado Speed Festival that will continue the organization’s goal to present the best Vintage Racing events at the best venues in the United States.
In addition to the growth and make up of SVRA Tony now has a magazine..The Vintage Racing Quarterly.. that is a top of the line publication telling stories of the vintage cars and where they are, how owns them and some of the drivers of the era and what they are doing.