40th Anniversary Classic Motorsports Mitty Sanctioned  by HSR One Month Away

40th Anniversary Classic Motorsports Mitty Sanctioned by HSR One Month Away

20.03.2017: - Premier Historic and Vintage Racing Weekend at Road Atlanta Features Full Schedule of HSR Sprint and Enduro Races

- Premier Historic and Vintage Racing Weekend at Road Atlanta Features Full Schedule of HSR Sprint and Enduro Races


- Grand Marshal Haywood and Featured Marque Porsche a Perfect Pairing


- Porsche Experience Tour presented by Michelin Features Friday Georgia Road Trip to The Mitty
 




Speedfest at the Classic Motorsports Mitty presented by Hagerty and sanctioned by Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) returns to Road Atlanta exactly one month from today, April 20 - 23, for the 40th Anniversary edition of this premier race-weekend event.



Porsche is the featured marque and the event's Grand Marshal is a racer who is closely tied to the brand: Hurley Haywood. Haywood's association with Porsche began more than 45 years ago. During that time he's driven Porsches to victory five times at Daytona, three times at Le Mans and twice at Sebring.



The most successful endurance driver from North America is now a regular on the vintage race circuit and has competed many times with HSR, including at the inaugural Classic 24 Hour at Daytona. He also served as the Grand Marshal at this past weekend's 65th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring.



Haywood will be signing autographs for fans at the Mitty on Saturday afternoon in the infield's Classic Motorsports tent.





That will be followed by a special party for VIP ticket holders, sponsors and special guests, who will have the opportunity to spend time with Hurley and hear colorful stories from his racing career.



The weekend's centerpiece HSR vintage racing will continue to offer plenty of appeal for Porsche fans, with the Porsche Classic devoting two different feature races to the marque.



The Mitty will also welcome the return to Road Atlanta of the HSR Classic RS Cup series, which rekindles the thrill of the original 1970's International Race of Champions (IROC) Porsche race series featuring Porsche 911 Carrera 3.0 RS.

 


This year's Mitty will also offer the ultimate adventure for Porsche fans, a road tour from the Porsche Experience Center to Road Atlanta on Friday, April 21. The Porsche Experience Tour presented by Michelin is limited to just 50 cars and will include a tour of the auto manufacturer's enthusiast-focused headquarters in Atlanta.



Following that, participants will drive some great Georgia back roads to Road Atlanta for a parade lap of the track and dinner. Entry fee includes meals and a one-day ticket to the track, with an option to upgrade to a multi-day. Learn more about the Porsche Experience Tour and register by clicking here.




Mitty tickets are available online now at www.HSRTickets.com and more information, entry forms and event updates can be found at www.TheMitty.com.

 
 
 

 Adam Saal- photos HSR

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20.03.2017 / MaP

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