Historic Sports Racer

The Regulars

Keeping a piece of rolling history, where it belongs… on the race track… takes passion, dedication and a sense of humor. Below, in no particular order, are some of the series regulars, drivers, cars and teams. If your car fits into the spirit of this series, contact us…

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Tom Claridge

Tom Claridge is always at the front of the pack in his beautiful and fast Crossle CS9 Sports Racer.  Tom's car is the only V-8 CS9 in existence and is powered by a all aluminum 4.5 liter Oldsmobile. 


Mike Summers

Mike Summers in his 1962 Lotus 23b.  Mike's car is the ex Frank Monise Lotus that saw nearly 200 in-period races before beginning its life as a vintage racer.  The Lotus also competed in 4 USRRC races between 1964 and 1966.

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Dean Collins

Dean runs a lovely Lotus 23B, that he is developing and having a ton of fun with

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Chip Fudge

Chip runs this exquisite, 2.7 liter Climax powered Cooper Monaco. One of the rarest and finest cars in the class.


Carl Krause

Carl runs a lovely 1967 Beach Mk4B-II.  1.6L Pre-Crossflow Pushrod Engine, Dual Weber DCOE 40 Carbs. Carl is a retired engineer, vintage racing since 2015.  He and his wife Renorise, live in Sonoma and race with CSRG, HMSA and SVRA


Mike Callahan

Mike is always competitive in his beautiful, highly developed Lotus 23 B


David Martin

David runs a 1961 Huffaker Genie (88 car) with a 4 cylinder Alpha engine. The car was originally built by Huffaker, restored by Huffaker and is supported as part of the Huffaker team stable


Carl moore

One of the most beautiful and iconic race cars ever.....the Lola T-70.  This car, raced in period by Parnelli Jones and Mario Andretti, is owned and driven by a early CSRG club member, Carl Moore. The car is supported by John Anderson Racing.

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Richard Duncan

Richard runs a 1966 Bill Leonheart Special, designed, built and driven by Bill, this is both a fascinating car, and it comes with a great story.


Verna griffiths

Campaigned by Verna Griffiths, of Los Gatos, Ca., this Lotus 23B was owned and raced by John Morton – first with a factory-built, Lotus twin-cam and then with a 904 Porsche engine, which Morton installed himself in 1965. The car has an interesting history, with its Lotus-built engine, the car was a Shelby-team entry in the 1964 Players 200, Mosport race in Canada, where it qualified second and finished third. With its more-powerful Porsche engine, the 23B raced from 1965 to 1968, mixing a number of DNFs with second-place finishes


John Rankin

John Rankin is another Beach sports racing car enthusiast. John pilots this beautiful and well prepared 1965 Beach MK4B

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John Grosseto

John Grosseto has just taken delivery of this beautiful MK7 Elva for the 2019 CSRG season.  John has extensive driving experience having raced off and on since 1968.  He is a graduate of the Skip Barber racing school and has driven a wide variety of cars ranging from MT4 Osca to Spec Renalt, Caterham Lotus 7, Sprites and Spec Miata's.  John was in the Commercial Marine Insurance field for 40 years and now lives in the Sonora California area


MAthew Polk

Matthew Polk – co-founder Polk Audio, now retired.  More recently co-founder of MSI-DFAT Services, the world’s only full service provider of direct field acoustic testing services for spacecraft.  Twenty years’ experience racing SRF’s in SCCA.  Now enjoying racing the cars I lusted after when I was younger!


Geir Ramleth

This 1963 Lotus 23b is an ex. Alain De Cadenet (Le Mans and World Sportscar Championship driver) race car. It was also raced by Mark Knopfler (guitarist of Dire Straits) and Desiré Wilson (first female F1 race winner). The car was fully restored during 2017-19. Geir is also competing in Historic Formula Ford and earlier raced go-karts and power boats (world speed record in 1975).


Don Hogue

I started road racing with the SCCA (San Francisco Region) back in 1974 in both G & F production.

Ran the SCCA National Runoffs at Road Atlanta in 1978 (FP Spitfire), and in 1993 (GP Fiat X1/9) where I set the GP lap record and came in third.

For my effort a the National Runoffs in 1993, I was given the "Wheel Award" trophy presented to me by Joe Huffaker

I started vintage racing in 2010 with CSRG in a 1967 Lotus 47 that is exactly as it was raced back in 1969 at the 12 hours of Sebring except for now using a smaller engine.


AC Daugustine

This Genie MK10B is special. It’s the only MK10B in existence. Joe Huffaker wanted to build an upgrade in 1965-upgraded everything-chassis, brakes and motor. Unfortunately, he did not upgrade the Huffaker transaxle. The car was the factory entry in the ‘66 Can Am race at Laguna Seca but Bondurant broke the tranny in practice (not surprising since motor was 360 cid Traco)

Huffaker sold the car to Merle Brennan who campaigned it in Can Am, USRRC, SCCA etc for 3 years

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Troy Tinsley

1965 Bobsy SR3. Troy is a new CSRG member that comes to us with many years of racing experience. His 1965 Bobsy SR3 was built by Jerry Mong's Vanguard Automotive Enterprise of Medina, Ohio. The Bobsy uses an aluminum semi-monocoque chassis and is powered by a Lotus TwinCam motor.

While the Bobsy was a regular SCCA Club competitor in E/F/H-Mod and CSR during the 1960s, it also made several appearances in the USRRC Under 2L Pro races competing against the likes of the Porsche, Lotus, and Elva.