Lyn St. James

lyn_st_james_5Lyn St. James – The Pacific NW Historics welcomes Lyn St. James to Pacific Raceway as our 2016 guest celebrity on July 1-3.   Lyn was the first woman to win the Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year award and had seven Indianapolis 500 starts.  She also had 31 International & National closed circuit speed records within a 20-year period, two 24 Hours of Daytona wins (1987 & 1990), a 12 Hours of Sebring (1990) and raced twice in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. She competed in SCCA Trans-Am races, IMSA GT races, & received the Rolex Award of Excellence.  St. James was named one of “Sports Illustrated for Women” “Top-100 Women Athletes of the Century”, and in 2010 Automotive News named her “One of the Top 100 Women in the Automotive Industry”.  Founder of Women in the Winner’s Circle Foundation, a nonprofit organization for the education, training, and advancement of women in automotive fields and the Women’s Sports Foundation Project Podium Scholarship Grant.  St. James has proudly coached & mentored many women in the automotive fields.    She will be signing autographs and greeting attendees to the races in the Featured Car Display tent from Friday afternoon through Sunday.

EXPERIENCE OF A LIFETIME

Ride shotgun in a BMW PRO3 Race Car and experience five exciting laps around the road course at Kent’s Pacific Raceways during the annual Pacific Northwest Historics Vintage Races on July 2 and 3. A Group of PRO3 cars fitted with second race seats will provide rides with top speeds over 100 MPH and cornering… Continue Reading

PNW Karting Challenge BREAKING NEWS

An anonymous sponsor has offered a challenge for teams to sign up for the Karting Challenge EARLY…the first 12 teams to send in their registration and sign up on RAZOO, our online fund raising page, will receive a $250 donation towards their fundraising total. Jackson Dean Construction has confirmed their participation as our 2016 matching… Continue Reading

NW Historics is being featured on Evening Magazine!

The Pacific NW Historics is being featured on Evening Magazine!   Please be sure to tune into King5 TV Monday, July 1st at 7pm to watch Evening Magazine. The show is being hosted from Pacific Raceways and is helping to promote the upcoming Pacific NW Historic Races next weekend!  (Also re-airing on NWCN 7/1 at 10pm)… Continue Reading

Join the Fun – Join the Guild

Do you like being involved in supporting Seattle Children’s Hospital? Are you interested in helping make a difference on a whole new level?  Ever say to yourself, “I’d like to get more involved?”  Well then the SOVREN Guild is the place for you! The SOVREN Guild is the a group of volunteers who work year… Continue Reading

Seattle Children’s Hospital Bargain Boutique

The Seattle Children’s Hospital Bargain Boutique (Thrift Store) will be a vendor at this year’s races. They will be gladly accepting donations of good condition & clean race wear that they will be re-selling to the race spectators throughout the event weekend. Your donation is tax-deductible and sales proceeds are donated to Seattle Children’s Hospital. … Continue Reading

Calling all Volunteers

One of our greatest needs every year is for volunteers. We have volunteer positions available the week before our event to help with set up, and we have a wide variety of positions available during race weekend. Volunteer shifts are 7am to 12pm, 12pm to 5pm, or all-day. We have positions available for everyone! For… Continue Reading

Silent Auction & Spectator Auction

Silent Auction Our Silent Auction is one of the main revenue streams for the Pacific NW Historics and one way that everyone can help to raise additional funds. This year, in addition to our regular silent auction at the Saturday BBQ we are also going to have items available for spectators to bid on throughout… Continue Reading

2013 Karting Challenge

Hello Racers and Race Fans! It’s that time of year again– time to register for your Karting Challenge Team! The Karting Challenge will take place on the evening of Friday, July 5th at PGP Motorsports Park in Kent, at Pacific Raceways. This year’s event is sponsored by Advanced Fire Protection, Wolfe Fire Protection & Plumbing… Continue Reading

The people who bring you the PNW Historics

BMW Northwest – BMW Northwest is the ONLY BMW dealership in the state that is family owned, and has been bringing top tier customer service and sales standards to the Puget Sound area since 1968. We have a strong and committed sales staff with many years of experience satisfying our customers’ needs. Feel free to… Continue Reading

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