Vintage Car WeatherTech International Challenge at Road America

Jason Miller, of Elkhart Lake, Wis., leads the F5000 field during the Sunday feature race. - Photo Credit: Les Tension
Jason Miller, of Elkhart Lake, Wis., leads the F5000 field during the Sunday feature race. – Photo Credit: Les Tension

The WeatherTech International Challenge presented by HAWK performance vintage event with Brian Redman concluded today at Road America after three days of fabulous vintage racing action, exhibitions, concours awards and activities for fans. The event has been heralded as one of the largest vintage racing events in the country, and according to famed driver and competition director, Dorsey Schroeder, it is "one of the most amazing events of its kind in the world."

Granted, that is a substantial claim coming from a man who made his mark in Trans-Am competition many moons ago. Schroeder, 65, won the Trans-Am title in 1989 and was an integral part of the series in its final years of relevance. "This weekend is the perfect combination of a famous circuit, a gorgeous backdrop with the village of Elkhart Lake for the Friday and Saturday concours d'elegance and beautiful mid-summer Wisconsin weather," Schroeder added.

As Schroeder stated, the cars, mostly driven by gentlemen drivers who are undeniably passionate about their sport – were the main attraction. Over 460 entrants crowded the paddock. And unlike other events where spectators might be separated from stars who take the stage, crowds of car lovers milled through the paddock area, telling stories with owners and drivers and swapping insight with other enthusiasts. In all, another fabulous weekend of vintage racing is in the books at Road America and the results for the Sunday races are as follows:

Group 12 – Pre-War | Race 1

Russell Lane, Evanston, Ill., 53 MGTD

Brad Tank, Winnetka, Ill., 50 MGTD

Frank Mount, Caledon Ontario, CAN

Group 4 – Monoposto Classic Formula, Super Vee, Formula Continental

Joel Quadracci, Hartland, Wis., 67 Brabham BT29

Richard Haskell, Canton, Ga., 86 Ralt RT5

Travis Engen, Weston, Conn., 70 Chevron

Group 8 – Historic/Post-Historic Production

Rick Nichols, Littleton, Colo., 71 Datsun 240Z

Frank Beck, Scottsdale, Ariz., 72 Porsche 914

Steve Grundahl, Blue Mounds, Wis., 72 Porsche 911

Group 10a, c – Modern GTO/Trans-Am/IMSA/NASCAR

Randy Rupp, Eden, Wis., 94 Ford Mustang

Colin Comer, River Hills, Wis., 95 ford Mustang

Gunner Pfrang, Appleton, Wis., 07Chevrolet Camaro

Group 7a,7b – Masters Historic GP F5000, MGP

Gregory Thorton, GB, 82 Lotus

Ethan Shippert, US, 74 Brabham

Chris Locke, San Francisco, 76 Lotus

Group 2 – Vintage Production, Sedans, Small-Bore Racing

Robert Bollier, Old Mill Creek, Ill., 63 Lotus

Mark Brannon, Paradise Valley, Ariz., 62 Lotus

Mike Besic, Sugar Grove, Ill., 64 LaBoa

Group 12 – Pre-War | Race 2

Steve Konsin, Roswell., Ga., 53 MGTD

Russell Lane, Evanston, Ill., 53 MGTD

Brad Tank, Winnetka, Ill., 50 MGTD

Group 1 – Historic CAN-AM

Claude Malette, Timmins, Ontario, CAN 74 UOP Shadow

Warren Briggs, Stockbridge, UK 71 McLaren

John Boxhorn, Mukwonago, Wis., 69 Lola

Group 11 – MG Vintage Focus Race

Kent Prather, Wakarusa, Kan., 62 MGA

Jonathan Lane, Greenwood, Colo., 66 MGB

Donald Dickey, Marissa, Ill., 63 MGB

Group 7 – Formula 5000

Jason Miller, Elkhart Lake, Wis., 75 Shadow

Rick Parsons, Huntley, Ill., 76 Lola

Bruce Leeson, Marina, Calif., 69 McLaren

Group 6, 10b – Historic Big-Bore Production, Modern GT3

Jody O'Donnell, Carrolton, TX., 69 Chevrolet Corvette

Brian Garcia, St. Charles, Ill., 65 BTM Cheetah

Mike Donohue, Norman, Okla., 63 Chevrolet Corvette

Group 5 – Vintage Historic Sports Racers Monoposto F 70

Jeff Miller, Elkhart Lake, Wis., 77 Lola

James King, Telluride, Colo., 72 McLaren

Nick Gojmeric, Smithton, Ill., 80 March

Group 9 – Modern F1/Indy/Prototype

Brian French, Sheboygan, Wis., 97 Benneton

James French, Sheboygan, Wis., 97 Jordan

Randy Johnson, Dallas, 07 Pescarado

Group 13 – Masters Endurance Legends Series

Travis Engen, USA, 05 Audi

Juan Gonzalez, Darien, Conn., 07 Pescarado

Joel Quadracci, USA, 11 Oreca

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