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The Velocity Invitational brings out some of the world's best cars

With everything from Niki Lauda and James Hunt-driven F1 cars to Sir Stirling Moss' Mille Miglia-winning 300SLR, the Velocity Invitational has something for every car fan.

Kyle Hyatt
Kyle Hyatt (he/him/his) hails originally from the Pacific Northwest, but has long called Los Angeles home. He's had a lifelong obsession with cars and motorcycles (both old and new).
Kyle Hyatt
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The Velocity Invitational is a weekend-long event that seeks to bring classic car and vintage racing enthusiasts together.

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It is similar in spirit to the Goodwood Festival of Speed in that it features a curated collection of vehicles with lots of on-track action.

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The event is held at Weathertech Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, Califiornia.

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The caliber of cars on display is unmatched almost anywhere.

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There are pre-war racing cars.

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These include the legendary Bugatti Type 35.

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There are also mid-century sports cars and prototypes.

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Even legendary home-builts like Ol Yaller.

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The selection of vintage Formula 1 on display is incredible as well.

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Vehicles driven by legends like Niki Lauda and James Hunt are seen and heard on track throughout the event.

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