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2018 Race Groups – PVGP Historics

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Updated 11/14/17 – PVGP retains the final decision as to car/group placement.

Vintage Small-Bore & Formula Vee

Vintage eligible small bore production cars under 1.5 litres such as Mini Cooper, Triumph Spitfire, Turner, Austin-Healey Sprite, MG Midget and MG TD. Open wheel Formula 3 and Formula Vee, examples include Lynx, Caldwell, Autodynamics and Zink. Includes any Preservation and Pre-War cars. (Refer to SVRA Groups 1 and 4/BM, 4/FM and 4/GM for general guidance)


Vintage Medium-Bore

Vintage eligible medium-bore production (1.5 – 2.0 litres) and special cars. A wide variety of popular sports cars including BMW 2002, Datsun 510, Elva Courier, Triumph GT6, MGB, Alfa Romeo and Lotus Seven, Europa and Elan. (Refer to SVRA Groups 3 and 8/DP, 8/RS and 8/BS for general guidance)




Vintage Large-Bore

A new group for 2018 for vintage eligible production and special cars from 2.0 to 3.0 litres Eligible cars from 1972 and earlier (later cars must be approved). Big time excitement with Austin Healey 100, Chevy Corvair, Porsche 911, BMW 325 and Datsun 240Z. (Refer to SVRA Groups 8/A, 8/B, 8/C, for general guidance)



Ground Pounders

Vintage eligible, large displacement production and special cars over 3.0 litres. Eligible cars up to 1972 (later cars must be approved). Ground pounding racing like Mustang, Shelby, GT40, Corvette, Camaro, Sunbeam Tiger, Jaguar and Ferrari. (Refer to SVRA Groups 6, 12/GTO and 12/GTU for general guidance)


Modern Historics

Certain to be the fastest group of the weekend watch non vintage eligible production and special cars built after 1973 blaze around the track. Including entries from the V8 Road Racing Series. (Refer to SVRA Groups 10 and 12/MP for general guidance)


BMW Club Races

BMW CCA Club RacingBMW National Club Racing hosts a premiere points event featuring BMW Spec, Stock, Modified and Prepared Classes. Fully prepared race cars built from BMW street cars.  If we have enough entries they will be set into two groups . Details and specs on the split groups will be decided once entries are received.


Kastner Cup

The 16th Annual Kastner Cup will be contested at the 2018 PVGP Historics. The Kastner Cup is Triumph only race awarded to one Triumph Competitor each year. It was founded by R. W. “Kas” Kastner, a well known production car driver in the late 1950’s and class Champion of the California Sports Car Club in 1959 as well as winner of the Championship for the SCCA during that same year driving his 1958 TR3A Triumph. Participating Triumphs will run within their respective race groups with other sports cars throughout the weekend and the Kastner Cup will be a dedicated 40 minute race on Saturday afternoon.