THESE TWO DATES!!!
Annual Vintage Racing Celebration
August 25th & 26th
(More details will be posted here shortly)
Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park Historic
May 13th & 14th
Come watch Midgets, Sprints, TQ's,
Super Modifieds, Champ Cars, Vintage Outlaws and Stock Cars take
to the 5/8 mile oval!
for details, entry forms, rules, events schedule.
photos from Loudon & Thompson...
Celebration ("Vic Yerardi Memorial") is the largest on
track Vintage oval race car event in the US.
Vintage cars include: Midget, Sprints, Champ cars, Indy cars and
event was the brainchild of Bob
Bahre, the former track owner, and the late Vic Yerardi, a huge
supporter of the Vintage Car movement.
event name was changed after Vic Yerardi, (photo
1), (photo 2),
(photo 3), passed
away in 1991. It is now known as the "Vic Yerardi Memorial".
travel from as far away as California and Florida to participate
in the event.
count has been averaging 175.
We are committed to increasing that count to over 200
So please get the word out, tell all you friends and neighbors about
this very special one of a kind event. If you have any questions,
comments or concerns names, emails address and phone numbers can
be found in the "Contact Info"
section of this web site.
is definitely the largest gathering of Vintage Open Wheel Race Cars
in the country.
what an Offy sounds like at speed?
Curious what 5-10 Offys at speed sound like?
Curious what a Champ car sounds
like at speed?
out and experience with us what has been one of the best kept secrets.
Expect to be impressed by the facility, by the people and by the
year a Grand Marshall is named for the celebration. In past years,
notables like Roger Ward,
Buster Werke, Ron Bouchard,
Ken Squier &
Arlen Curtis were honored. For 2010 it will be Bobby Allison.
look forward to seeing you there in 2016!
Special Thank You goes out to all Entrants and Volunteers. YOU
are what make this
event so special.
you at the track...
by: Roger Schleicher (941) 485-3068