Historic Cars, Vintage Wines - June 2-3
Whether your tastes tend toward beautiful historic cars or tasty vintage wines, we’ve got you covered at the Sonoma Historic Motorsports Festival, June 2-3.
This one-of-a-kind weekend in the Wine Country brings together more than 400 historic racing machines, ranging from early 20th century hand-crank started race-cars to 1970s muscle cars, with delicious wine and gourmet foods from theSonoma andNapa valleys.
On track you’ll enjoy two full days of racing action, including famous marques like McLaren, Porsche, Corvette, Ferrari and Lotus. Cars are divided into 10 racing groups, ranging from Sports Racing Cars to Historic Formula One and Historic Trans-Am cars, for great competition on the 12-turn road course.
Car enthusiasts and first-time visitors are invited to stroll through the paddock to get an up-close look at these one-of-a-kind historic race-cars, which you’d typically find in museums or private car collections. Instead, these unique cars race throughout the weekend and put on a spectacular show.
Plus, your race-day ticket includes admission to the popular Wine Country Pavilion, featuring a limited number of free samples from some of the Sonoma and Napa valleys’ finest restaurants and wineries. The pavilion will be open Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tickets start at just $40 each day, and it’s sure to be a weekend you won’t forget in the Wine Country!
Classic Car Cruise
A classic car cruise of the Sonoma Valley will be held on June 1 and includes lunch at a local winery followed by festivities at the raceway. For details, contact Mike D’addario at 707-933-3941 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Historic Race-Car Festival Returns to Sonoma Plaza
This popular charity event returns to the Sonoma Plaza Saturday evening and includes samples from top restaurants and wineries in Sonoma, as well as a historic race-car display. Cost is $30 (advance) or $35 (gate); proceeds benefit Speedway Children’s Charities. Call 800-870-RACE (7223) for tickets.
Wine Country Pavilion
One of the most popular events off the track is the Wine Country Pavilion, which provides guests the opportunity to sample the best food and wine from theSonomaandNapavalleys. Admission to the Wine Country Pavilion is FREE with your event ticket and will be open Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Classic Car Corrals
In addition to the getting an up-close look at the race-cars throughout the paddock, you’ll be able to view several car corrals dotted throughout the raceway. To sign up your car club or get more information, contact Mike D’addario at 707-933-3941 or email@example.com.