SVRA Vintage Festival Weekend

SVRA Vintage Festival Weekend

May 19-21, 2023

Overview

The SVRA Vintage Festival Weekend at Road America, May 19-21, celebrates automotive racing’s glorious past. This vintage racing event brings the past back to life with the sights, sounds and smells from motorsport’s pioneering age.

The SVRA (SportsCar Vintage Racing Association) weekend at Road America includes a packed vintage race car schedule featuring classic race cars covering several decades. Many of the entries have previously competed at classic events like Le Mans and the Indy 500. SVRA is one of the oldest organizations in vintage racing committed to presenting the best possible experience for competitors and fans. From 200 MPH INDYCAR and Formula 1 cars to classic Jaguars and Porsches, SVRA races provide a rolling history of motorsport where the cars are the stars.

The SVRA Vintage Festival Weekend lineup includes race groups for all twelve SVRA classes including Formula 5000, Formula Ford, sports racing, and production sports cars. The classes feature the best classic sportscars from prestigious marques such as Lotus, Alfa Romeo, Jaguar, Porsche and Corvette with models from the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s.  

SVRA Groups:

  • Group 1: Recognized small displacement production sports cars and sedans
  • Group 2: Pre-1973 Formula cars conforming to the SVRA classic formula car regulations
  • Group 3: Recognized series-produced sports cars and sedans in production prior to 1972
  • Group 4: Limited produced sports cars, racing “specials” and GT cars built or in production prior to 1960
  • Group 5: Small bore World Sports Car Championship and prototypes as raced between 1960 and 1972
  • Group 6: Selected big-bore production sports cars and sedans through 1972
  • Group 7: World Championship of Makes sports cars on slicks / Under 2 Liter sports cars as raced after 1972 / Can Am cars as raced after 1967
  • Group 8: Recognized series-produced sports cars and sedans in production prior to 1979
  • Group 9: Wings and slicks formula cars complying with SVRA post-1973 formula car regulations
  • Group 10: GT sports cars and sedans raced between 1973 and 1999 / NASCAR Cup and Busch Series stock cars / Trans-Am and production-based contemporary as raced from 1999 to 5 years from today’s date
  • Group 11: GTP/Group C, ALMS, PSCR, WSC, Grand Am prototype cars and SCCA P1 &P2 as raced from 1981 to 5 years from today’s date
  • Group 12: Select GT sports cars and sedans raced between 1973 and 5 years prior to today’s date

Children 16 and under receive free general admission with a paying adult to all Road America season race events. Veterans, Active Military, Reserves and Retired Members with ID can also enjoy the SVRA Vintage Festival Weekend for free. Visit the Road America Ticket Promotions page for all ticket offers.

 

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Event Details

Event Information

Event Schedule

Event Program

Gate entrances open at 7 a.m.
Main Gate – Located on Hwy 67

Friday – Saturday: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Available at the Main Gate:

  • General admission ticket sales
  • Camping reservation check-in and sales 

We accept Cash, Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and Amex.

Gate 3 – Located on Cty Rd J/South end of the track

During this event, this gate is closed.

Golf Cart pick up and sales.

Gate 4 – Located Cty Rd J/South end of the track

During this event, this gate is closed.

Gate 5 - Located off Hwy 67

During this event, this gate is closed.

Gate 6 - Located off Hwy 67

Competitor Registration – be sure to check the appropriate race series for their registration hours prior to arrival at the event. 

Administration Office – turn left once inside Gate 6   

Office Hours: *Hours are subject to change*

  • Friday 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

Administration Office to pick up your Season Passes.

Registration Building for Credential Registration.

Please read the RA Rules before arriving.  Only licensed vehicles (by the Dept. of Motor Vehicles) are allowed on the property.  Only foot traffic is allowed in the paddock.

Fan Activities

Listen to the race on RA FM Transmitter 87.9

VIP Ticket Upgrades

VIP Tower:

  • Access to the suite on both Saturday and Sunday – WRISTBAND REQUIRED
  • Suites open at 8 a.m., with a meal service starting at 8:30 a.m.
  • Continental breakfast is served Saturday and a hot breakfast on Sunday
  • Hot lunch followed by afternoon snacks
  • Beer, Wine, Water, and Soda are included
  • Tickets provide paddock access (if allowed by sanctioning race organization) each day of the event
  • Reserved VIP parking and VIP Tower rooftop viewing access
  • ADA accessible

Paddock Shop

Open 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Need some help getting around at RA?

The TRAM will run Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.  Watch for the TRAM flags at the pick-up points. 

Concession Stands

Parker Johns – All Weekend

Gear Box – All Weekend

Gear Box 2 – CLOSED

Antoinette’s – All Weekend

Perl’s – Saturday

Public Karting

$25/session
$60/three race pass
$250/weekend unlimited pass

Ages 14 and older. A parent/guardian must be present if under 18.

Location: Briggs & Stratton Motorplex, infield over the SpeedVille Bridge, near Turns 7 and 8

Karts can reach speeds of up to 40 mph.

Disc Golf

Test your skills on our 18 hole disc golf course – FREE fun for everyone!

Location:

  • Front Nine: Tee #1 is located across from Gearbox concessions in the paddock.
  • Back Nine: Tee #10 located west of the Sargento Bridge, towards the Briggs & Stratton Motorplex

Rental discs are available in Paddock Shop.

Camping

Road America has 1,000+ sites throughout the property. Sites are approximately 20×40 and are on different surfaces such as grass, pavement, and gravel. Electrical sites come equipped with 50 amp service.

Campers when purchasing a campsite you will also need to purchase: 

  • Full event ticket (for everyone over the age of 16)
  • Camping wristband (for everyone over the age of 16)

​for all individuals who will be staying on the grounds during the event.  It is required that when purchasing a campsite, you purchase at least one full event ticket and one wristband with your purchase.

Campsites do not have water hook-ups. However, Road America has potable water available in the Carousel. We have two dump stations located in the Carousel and near Gate 6. 

PROMOTIONS

Youth

Youth under 16 years old get free general admission with a paying adult

Show your current year student ID to save $10 off the ticket price at the gate!

University of Wisconsin student ID card

Military

Free admission for Veterans, active military, reserves, and retired with ID. 

One promotion valid per person.

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