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Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix Preview

Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix. If you’ve never been, you just gotta go so get yourself together and make plans to be there, July 21st and 22nd.. I guarantee you will not be disappointed. 6,000 cars, 50,000 people, and the only vintage race on a street course in America make the PVGP race weekend one of the “go to” events for and self-respecting car guy.

This year’s theme is the “Year of the Snakes” featuring Alfa Romeo and Shelby cars. For race fans, it ought to be epic to see your favorite Alfa GTS or Cobra negotiate the tight turns of the Schenley Park circuit or peruse the numerous well turned out examples that are bound to be in the various car corrals. Whether you’re a fan of Italian cars, British iron, German machines, or good old fashioned American muscle, there is quite literally, something for any car fan to see and enjoy.

To top it all off, there’s the city itself with all of its downtown eateries and entertainment. It’s just a fun place for a show both during the day and at night. Hope I see you there!

Here’s information direct from the event’s web site:

There is so much that happens on the Race Weekend in Schenley Park that we can’t fit it all on one page. Below are links to individual events that occur over the weekend.

The Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix is best know for our race weekend in Schenley Park. This webpage is for spectators and car show participants. If you’re a driver looking for information on racing at Schenley Park please follow this link: Visit Driver’s Page.

There is so much that happens on the Race Weekend in Schenley Park that we can’t fit it all on one page – so here are some quick links to individual events that occur over the weekend.

International Car Show
MINI Track Rides
Food Court
Italian Cortile
British Car Day – Saturday July 20
Vintage Ride Experience – Saturday July 20
Vintage Races thru the streets of Schenley Park
Opening Ceremonies – Sunday July 21
Hofbrauhaus Winners Circle
Spectator Parking on Flagstaff Hill
British Car Day
Italian Cortile
Cars N Coffee
Shuttle Buses
Patron Parking – Sunday July 21

There are practice/warm-up sessions each morning. Qualifying races take place on Saturday with the Featured Races on Sunday. Both afternoons feature exciting racing as groups are separated by engine size and year of manufacture. There is little difference to spectators between Saturday and Sunday’s track action, as over 150 sports cars will compete.



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