Category: Press Releases

PVGP Display at the Pittsburgh International Auto Show Feb 15-18

The Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix had a tremendous display of race and show cars at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center during the February 15-18 show. Dozens of volunteers signed up to staff the booth to distribute literature, sign up volunteers – thank you for your service!  We raffled a new flatscreen HDTV and the winner […]

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New Record $410,000 Donation – the 7th Record Donation in the Last 8 Years!

The PVGP Sets Another Record with $410,000 Donation to Charity. The Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix (PVGP) and its presenting sponsor, the Greater Pittsburgh Automobile Dealers Association, (GPADA) presented a record $410,000 check to the PVGP Charities. The presentation took place on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at the “Dancing with the Cars” party – the opening preview […]

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PVGP to Honor Shelby and Alfa Romeo in 2019

PVGP to Host National Conventions and Honor Shelby/Mustang and Alfa Romeo in 2019 The Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix is excited to announce that it will be hosting the national car club conventions for both Shelby and Alfa Romeo during its July 11-21, 2019 Race Week. The PVGP hosted the national BMW Car Club’s Oktoberfest convention […]

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Dancing with the Cars – February 14, 2019

Check Presentation to PVGP Charities at “Dancing with the Cars” The party that opens the Pittsburgh Auto Show – Thursday, February 14, 2019 November 19, 2018 – “Dancing with the Cars” is the preview party to open the 2019 Pittsburgh International Auto Show – a chance to see the latest models before the show opens to […]

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Checkered Flag Winners

At the PVGP Victory Lap event in October at the Hofbräuhaus, the PVGP awarded 13 checkered flags to volunteers and supporters for “Outstanding Effort in 2018”. The Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix Association began awarding checkered flags to recognize the extraordinary efforts of its volunteers and partners in 2009. The first flag was awarded posthumously to […]

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BMW Shatters Marque of the Year Fundraising Record

Five years ago, when the local BMW club chapter requested to be the PVGP’s 2018 Marque of the Year they where determined to be the best marque ever. At the PVGP Victory Lap Celebration held fittingly at the Hofbräuhaus Pittsburgh, they learned they did just that. With the help of the BMW CCA bringing their […]

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PVGP Takes a Victory Lap

PVGP Sponsors, partners and volunteers gathered on October 24  at the Hofbräuhaus on the South Side to take a victory lap. More than 200 people were on hand to celebrate another successful year. This year-end event recognizes the contributions of our sponsors, partners and car clubs and honors our volunteers who make this event possible. The […]

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Get Your PVGP Special Edition Terrible Towel

Cheer on the Steelers in Grand Prix Style!   PURCHASE ON-LINE HERE   The PVGP has its own “Terrible Towel” commemorating our co-founder, Myron Cope, who served on our Board of Directors until his passing in 2008. These special edition Terrible Towels are available on-line for $21.50 which includes shipping and handling. Proceeds benefit the PVGP charities. […]

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Photos from 2018 PVGP

After combing through 5,000 images from our events we are proud to present the best of the 2018 Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix Flickr Galleries. Thanks to our incredibly talented team of over a dozen volunteer photographers who contributed to these galleries, They provide a unique viewpoint of our events that allows everyone to appreciate the […]

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