Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix - Saturday July 23, 2011
Founded in 1982, the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix is a vintage motor sports car race and motorsport festival that takes place annually in Schenley Park located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix is the largest vintage sports car race in the United States. The race is the highlight of a 10-day Race Week that includes the Historic Races at BeaveRun, various car shows, cruises, galas, and the Kickoff Rallye. Funds raised by the event benefit the Autism Society of Pittsburgh and Allegheny Valley School, which care for individuals with mental and physical disabilities. The course, considered to be one of the most challenging in the world, traverses Schenley Park's Serpentine Drive and consists of a 2.33 mile circuit that has 23 turns, haybales, manhole covers, phone poles, and stone walls. Qualifying races were on Saturday, July 23, 2011 and the Crown Royal Featured Races was on Sunday July 24, 2011 with 8 races each day. Since 1983 the event has donated over $2.75 million to autistic and developmentally disabled individuals through the Autism Society of Pittsburgh and Allegheny Valley School.Read More
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