SEBRING RESOURCES 2017

Paying Attention:  Embed from Getty Images The internationally famous 12 Hours of Sebring race is today. The flag drops at 10:40AM and runs until 10:40PM, ET. You can see the race on IMSA.tv, Fox Sports GO (app) and from 2:00PM to 11:00PM (ET) on Fox Sports 1. It’s not an easy race to follow. Our […]

The Annotated History of Sebring, Part 3

(Note: the 2016 running of The 12 is over, now, but the series on Sebring’s incredible history continues. Here’s Part 3). The Plastic Fantastic: How Chaparral Changed Sportscar Racing. Continuing our look into the cars, companies, drivers, and personalities who have made the 12 Hours of Sebring a legendary race.       Chaparral changed […]

The Annotated History of Sebring, Part 2

This is the second post in the  Annotated History of Sebring Series. For Ferrari, Sebring 1956 represented a terrific opportunity to win the Manufacturer’s Championship they did not win in 1955 and so Ferrari made their first factory team appearance, entering three cars, a pair of 860 Monzas and an 857 Monza. The factory paired […]

The Annotated History of Sebring, Part 1

A series of posts on overall winners of the 12 Hours of Sebring since 1950, along with comments and background on people and events of historical interest. This is Part 1 of the series and covers Sebring from 1950 to 1955.   In the beginning there was an idea and an abandoned airport.   The first […]

The Sebring Film Festival: 1967

Fast Films: Nice period piece on the 1967 running of The 12. The Battle was Ford vs. Ferrari and it became increasingly serious and very personal. Ford never quite got over it (neither did Ferrari). The Fine Print: This video by “old SCCA Guy yah” . Embed  via YouTube. All rights belong to respective owners. Thanks for […]

The Sebring Film Festival: 1965, Part 5

Fast Films: The final installment of Louis Galanos series on the 1965 Sebring race. Thanks again to Louis for sharing. The Fine Print: Originally posted on YouTube by Louis Galanos, who we we thank for his efforts in both print and film. Mr. Galanos posted this video as well as the other four featured videos […]

The Sebring Film Festival: 1965, Part 4

Fast Films: The 1965 race at the 12 Hours of Sebring was the debut party for the Chaparral on the world sports car racing stage. This is the fourth installment of a five part series on the race, produced by Louis Galanos.   The Fine Print: Originally posted on YouTube by Louis Galanos, who we […]

The Sebring Film Festival: 1965, Part 3

Fast Film: Third installment of Louis Galanos’  five part video series posted on YouTube covering the 1965 race. As before: Highly recommended that you read Louis’ excellent written piece in Sports Car Digest. The Fine Print: Originally posted on YouTube by Louis Galanos, who we we thank for his efforts in both print and film. […]

The Sebring Film Festival: 1965, Part 2

Fast Films: The second installment of Louis Galanos excellent five part series of videos on the year the Chaparrals won Sebring. There are three more posts in this series of videos. The Fine Print: Originally posted on YouTube by Louis Galanos, who we we thank for his efforts in both print and film. Mr. Galanos […]

The Sebring Festival: 1965-Part 1

Fast Films: The next five posts cover the 1965 race–which Chaparral won against all odds while competing with the “rock stars” of racing: Ford, Ferrari,  Porsche, Shelby Cobra and drivers the caliber of    Dan Gurney, Ken Miles, Bruce McLaren, Richie Ginter, Graham Hill, Phil Hill, Walt Hansgen, Mark Donohue, Willy Mairesse, and David Piper. For maximum detail, you are […]