A tribute to the original SCCA Pro Road Racing Series of 1963 thru 1968.
The USRRC Seniors Tour feature races have been held on vintage and historic racing weekends since 1990. These races salute the 1963-1968 series, when grids included Sports Racers and Production GT Sports Cars. All the great teams and drivers raced in those early years. Cobra, E Type, Mustang, Lotus Cortina, Corvette, Porsche and more.
Hey movie and racing trivia enthusiasts – What do Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones and Road Atlanta have in common? Not much. But there is a strange connection…
In 1992 the movie “Freejack” was released, starring Emilio Estavez and Mick Jagger. A major scene in that movie was filmed at Road Atlanta. Take a look at the first few seconds of this trailer and watch the scene from Road Atlanta- <<CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE TRAILER>>
Over the past 15 years there have been many thrilling moments at the Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda. This year’s race runs October 16-19 and will certainly be another classic as Road Atlanta bids farewell to the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón (tickets are on sale here!).
So here are ten great memories from Petit Le Mans (it was hard to pick only ten):
1998 – The first Petit Le Mans will forever be remembered for the spectacular incident when the Porsche driven by Yannick Dalmas did a back flip along the backstretch. Here’s the video: Click Here