Classic Sports Racing Group Charity Challenge Returns to Infineon Raceway, Sept. 26-27
Vintage car racing will take over Infineon Raceway at the Classic Sports Racing Group's (CSRG) 6th annual Charity Challenge. All proceeds from the event will benefit Speedway Children's Charities, the charitable arm of Infineon Raceway. Over the last five years, CSRG has generated more than $400,000 for SCC.
Infineon Raceway, Highways 37 & 121, Sonoma, www.infineonraceway.com, (800-870-RACE).
More than 200 vintage racecars will grace the road course over the weekend. Some of the featured cars include 600-plus horsepower CanAm Series cars. There will also be more than 200 vintage open-wheel, production and sports-racing cars from the 1930s through 1970s. The groups will feature many well-known marques, including Ferrari, Aston-Martin, Porsche, Alfa Romeo, Shelby, Corvette, MG and Jaguar.
Saturday, Sept. 26: Gates open, 7 a.m.; Practice, 8:30 a.m.; Feature Races, 1 p.m. There will be eight feature races, each spanning 30 minutes.
Sunday, Sept. 27: Gates open, 7 a.m.; Practice, 8:30 a.m.; Feature Races: 1 p.m. There will be nine feature races, each spanning 30 minutes.
Classic Cars for Sale:
There will be a special selection of classics for sale and viewing.
Local Car Clubs: Local enthusiasts from Porsche, Ferrari, Audi, Alfa Romeo and other clubs will display their cars on the paddock.
Charity Ride-Arounds: For a $75-$100 donation to Speedway Children's Charities, race fans can take a thrilling, three-lap ride around the world famous road course with one of the competitors in a historic CanAm sports racer or other vintage car. All passengers must wear close-toed shoes, long pants, long-sleeve shirts and a helmet, which can be provided. You must be 16 years or older to participate in the ride-around. The Charity Ride-Arounds will run on both Saturday and Sunday and are on a first-come basis, so plan to arrive early.
ABOUT SPEEDWAY CHILDREN'S CHARITIES:
The Sonoma Chapter of Speedway Children's Charities distributes money to qualified youth groups in Sonoma County. The chapter has given out more than $3 million since 2002 and had a positive impact on more than 150 youth organizations in Sonoma County. There are eight chapters of Speedway Children's Charities nationwide.
Adults: $20 weekend pass; Youths 16-13: $10, Children 12 and under FREE. Parking is FREE.