Category: Press Releases

P-51 Mustang to Land at our Jet Center Party

Mustang is the Marque for this year’s Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix and we expect hundreds of Mustangs cars to be on display and on the track all week, but only the “Passport to Elegance” event will have the P-51 Mustang fighter plane! This year we welcome Mark Murphy and his P-51 Mustang ‘Never Miss.’ The […]

Read More

National Autism Awareness Day – April 2

Autism Awareness Day is about celebrating and recognizing people on the autism spectrum, as well as researching and fundraising initiatives which promote inclusivity for people with autism. The world’s understanding of autism as a disorder has changed drastically over time; until the second half of the 20th century, only people with severe symptoms were diagnosed […]

Read More

Formula Ford 50th Anniversary Festival at 2019 PVGP

The PVGP is excited to welcome the Formula Ford Mini Festival to our event as part of the 50th Anniversary of the Formula Ford in the United States. Our two unique race weekends provide the ideal combination of vintage and historic racing in a single 10-day motorsport festival. FORMULA FORD MINI FESTIVAL Encompassing both weekends […]

Read More

Kelly Telfer selected as The Poster Artist for the Cortile della Corsa

Kelly Telfer has been been selected at the featured artist to create the Cortile della Corsa poster for the 2019 Alfa Romeo Owner’s Club Convention and the Spotlight Car for the 2019 Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix. Kelly attended his first car race at age four. His  parents took his  brother, sister and him to Laguna Seca Raceway […]

Read More

Shelby & Mustang – Marque of the Year

The Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix has named Shelby & Mustang as their 2019 Marque of the Year. They will be the focus of each event during the 11 day Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix. The above poster was created by Dan Holmes, who has been the graphic designer for the Grand Prix for 15 years! Shelby […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More