The inaugural Sonoma Speed Festival combines an extraordinary group of historic vintage racing cars, for a celebration of flat-out wheel-to-wheel racing, May 28-31. Illustrious Sonoma Raceway, in the heart of California’s Wine Country, is one of the worlds most well known and challenging race tracks.
Participants will have the experience of a lifetime, swept back in time to relive the ‘golden days’ of racing, when courageous drivers piloted lethal automobiles. Racing around the sweeping hills and curves of this classic Wine Country circuit, with the worlds most important cars by your side, Sonoma Speed Festival is an adventure not to be missed.
Fans and enthusiasts will quickly see, the track layout allows for an outstanding experience, with unparalleled accommodations and viewing where spectators can observe almost the entire racetrack, from several scenic vantage points. When not watching a nail-biter on track, guests will find historic and cultural exhibits in the paddock which will be focused on showcasing an ‘evolution in speed.'
Racing cars from the Brass Era through current day machines, vintage dragsters, concepts, prototypes, and other special displays will be available all weekend long. A slew of spectacular local restaurants, wine, beer, and coffee options will be available in our food park as well.
Sonoma Speed Festival has started accepting applications for 2019 and owners have proven enthusiastic about this noteworthy event; already accepted entrants include several Ferrari 250 GTO & Ferrari 250 Testarossas, ‘57 Maserati 300S, and multiple Maserati ‘Birdcage’.
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the track formerly known as Sears Point, ‘66-69 Historic Trans-Am will be the event’s featured marque, highlighting their Championship determining race there in 1969.
For entrant info, please visit: https://www.sonomaspeedfestival.com/explore-speedfest/