Photos: SVRA’s Friday Wet Heacock Classic Gold Cup at VIR

Alton, VA— With a strong and varied entry list, Friday’s SVRA Heacock Classic Gold Cup stayed rainy all day but many took to the track to sharpen their wet driving skills.

In Group 1 action, Andrew McLean shows the way in his ’58 Bugeye Sprite, with Todd Crews’ Sprite in his mirrors along with J. Richard Schnabel’s MGA staying in the hunt. Photo: Robin Thompson
Peter Dolan makes the most of his ’66 Shelby GT350 on this historic circuit. Photo: Robin Thompson
Gary Moore is probably wishing he’d never removed the wipers from his ’68 Mercury Cougar when the skies opened up. Photo: Robin Thompson
David Bearden’s ’72 Porsche 911 RS has the rear engine traction, great in the wet. Photo: Robin Thompson
In this Group 2-3 mix, Eric Russell’s ’60 MGA gives chase to Gary Jebsen’s ’62 Volvo P1800. Photo: Robin Thompson
Davis Jones concentrates in his ’83 Tiga SC 83. Photo: Robin Thompson