CLEARWATER, Fla. – Historic Sportscar Racing officials have announced the event schedule for next year, which includes several returning events.
The season-opening HSR Spring Fling returns to Sebring Int’l Raceway, March 26-29, after a popular debut this year. The Spring Fling gives competitors an HSR headline event with a huge amount of track time on one of their favorite circuits.
The Sebring opener is followed by the 43rd HSR Mitty at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, April 23-26, which will showcase Corvette as the event’s featured marquee. Stock Cars also return to The Mitty spotlight after this year’s successful feature races attracted a strong entry. One of the oldest historic and vintage races in the U.S., The Mitty is in its fifth decade.
May’s schedule highlight is the second-year return of the HSR Barber Historics at Barber Motorsports Park, in Leeds, Ala., May 15-17. The first of the partner events with the Historic Motor Sports Ass’n, this past May’s inaugural running of the Barber Historics attracted an expanded field of competitors that jumped at the chance to race at one of North America’s most pristine venues and circuits and take in the amazing Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum. The full weekend of competition also features a Formula Car Festival.
The HSR Ridge Runner Rally, June 22-25, returns for the second time after a successful and sold-out debut this year. The Ridge Runner Rally offers participants a journey through the Great Smoky Mountains in a one-of-a-kind road tour of some of the most scenic highways and byways in the southeastern U.S.
The HSR Ridge Runner Rally is followed by a return visit to the equally picturesque Le Circuit Mont-Tremblant in Quebec, Canada, for the 16th edition of the popular Sommet des Légendes, July 16-19. Mont-Tremblant is the season’s second joint even with the HMSA and continues a productive partnership with HSR that began at the Sommet des Légendes a few years ago.
After the traditional late-summer break, the schedule resumes with the year’s second visit to Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, Sept. 24-27, for the HSR Atlanta Fall Historics. Small-bore classic cars from all generations will be showcased in Feature Races at the Fall Historics.
Set for its fifth running next month after debuting in 2014, the HSR Classic Daytona presented by IMSA is now a firm and annual fixture on each year’s HSR race event schedule. The 2020 edition of the HSR Classic Daytona, scheduled for Nov. 4-8, will be the sixth time the classic 24-hour race takes place at Daytona.
The HSR Classic Daytona once again will be followed by its HSR Classics sister event, the HSR Classic Sebring 12 Hour at Sebring Int’l Raceway. The fifth annual running of the HSR Classic Sebring 12 Hour in 2020 will be held on the legendary Sebring airport circuit, Dec. 3-6.