Photos: Friday at the 44th HSR Mitty

Robin Thompson

Photos: Friday at the 44th HSR Mitty


Photos: Friday at the 44th HSR Mitty


Racing and festivities began on Friday as the 44th HSR Mitty roared to life at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. Qualifying sessions comprised the majority of the day and the Sasco Sports International/American Challenge race capped off the sunny Friday in Braselton.

Photographer Robin Thompson remarked that it was a great day at the track as he captured sights throughout the day. Look for a full writeup with more of his photos in the next issue of Vintage Motorsport.

On-site ticket sales for the 44th HSR Mitty continue through the weekend and are available exclusively at the Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta main gate. Click HERE to see the variety of admission and camping options available.

More that 50 entries are on hand for the weekend’s featured group – Sports 2000. Photo: Robin Thompson

Geaorge Vidovic getting things going in this 1969 McLaren M6B. Photo: Robin Thompson

The start of the Sasco Sports International/American Challenge race paced by David Porter in his 1973 Ford Escort RS1600. Photo: Robin Thompson

30 entries in the Historic Stock Car group should make for some great racing. Here’s Thomas Shelton through the esses in his 2017 Ford Fusion. Photo: Robin Thompson

Patrick Bean was mighty quick in this 1991 Chevrolet Intrepid – one of two at the track for the weekend. Photo: Robin Thompson

The business end of the 1991 Chevrolet Intrepid RM-1 featuring a 7.2L naturally aspirated Chevrolet V8. Photo: Robin Thompson

Dean DeSantis ran P2 in qualifying Friday in his 1972 BMW 3.5/CSL. Photo: Robin Thompson

A pair of Datsuns paced by Grayson Upchurch, Jr. in his 1970 Datsun SRL 311. Photo: Robin Thompson

Bring on the weekend! Photo: Robin Thompson

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