2018 PVGP Historics at Pitt Race

PVGP Historics-Logo-texture-2    PIRC Pitt Race logo - 2016

Updated 6/13/18. These are the Groups which will be place cars as entries are received. PVGP retains the final decision as to cars, classes and group placement.


Group 1: Vintage Small-Bore & Formula Racers


Vintage eligible small-bore production cars 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. Most Formula Fords accepted upon entry. Includes Triumph TR3, Elva Courier and Lotus Seven. This will be a split start group.


Group 2: Vintage Medium-Bore (1.5-2.0 Litre)


Vintage eligible medium-bore production and special cars. A wide variety of popular sports cars including BMW 2002, Datsun 510, Elva Courier, Triumph GT6, MGB, Alfa Romeo, Lotus Europa and Elan.

 


Group 3: Vintage Large-Bore (2.0-3.0 Litre)

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.


Group 4 and Group 6: BMW Club Races

BMW CCA Club Racing

BMW 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.  There will be two race groups with a 1-hour Enduro on Saturday.


Group 5: Ground Pounders (Over 3.0 Litre)

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.

 


Group 7: 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)

 


Group 8: 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.