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How To Get
Started In Vintage Racing
Magazine has publishes excellent articles about the sport of Vintage
Racing, including "How to get started in
vintage racing." It provides considerable information about the many
choices and avenues to enjoy our chosen sport. Great reading for anyone getting
started in the sport.
Mechanical Failures List
In the interest of
safety over the years, VMC has accumulated a list of potential or common
mechanical failures which can impact the safety of various vintage race
cars. This Mechanical
Failures List can be of great value when preparing a car by checking
this compilation for any of these possible vulnerabilities.
Should you be aware
of any car specific failure which you feel are perhaps endemic to a
particular car, please feel free to report them to the VMC for inclusion
in this list. You
can report sending your findings to any of the VMC officers listed on the
produced a color flag sheet explaining the meaning of the various flags
used at vintage races. While there may be deviations at specific
tracks for unique situations, these are the generally accepted meaning of
the flags. Click on the image above for printable PDF of the
the entire existence of the VMC, Heacock Insurance
has provided a group
insurance policy which many VMC organizations use to insure their racing
events. Further, Heacock provides many VMC organizations with their
General Liability policies and their Directors & Officers insurance.
In addition to provide these insurance policies/services to VMC, Heacock
also provides individuals with collector car, race car, trailer, etc. stated
value insurance. These insurance services to individuals can be found on
car" section of their website.
Magazines/Books for Vintage Racers
There are a number of periodicals
which are of interest to the vintage racing community. In addition
to covering the sport, each always has a strong offering of classified
ads for race cars.
For you book
collectors, our very own VMC Secretary, William Taylor,
via his Coterie
Press, has produce some some great car books commemorating sports and
racing cars with emphasis on McLaren, Lotus, Morgan and the great Jim
Clark. Or visit
their FaceBook page.