These are 2019 race classes and groups will be assigned as entries are received. PVGP retains the final decision as to car, class and group placement.
Group 1: Pre-War, Preservation & Production Under 1 Litre
Recognized pre-war, classic sports and racing cars through 1940. MG T Series (MGTA, MGTB, MGTC, MGTD and MGTF) through 1955. Predominantly European sports cars run stock, just the way they were produced in the 50′s & 60′s when they were driven to the track. Small displacement (under 1 litre) sports cars in production prior to 1975, Formula 3 cars up to 1965. Roll bars, fuel cells and HANS devices are recommended, but not required for this group.
Group 2: Production Under 1.5 Litres
Group 3: Sports Cars Under 2.0 Litres
Recognized sports cars and sedans under 2.0 litre displacement in production prior to 1975. Certain later models may be accepted on application.
Group 4: Sports Cars Over 2.0 Litres
Group 5: Vintage Sports Racers & Formula Racers
Group 6: Formula Ford Mini Festival
Formula Fords accepted ‘as raced’ per the rules of a recognized vintage racing series and must have a Ford Engine per SCCA or Monoposto rules. There will be four classes within the group for most Formula Fords manufactured between 1969 and 1999: Historic Fords – First generation, Club Fords – Second generation 1973 thru 1981, Early Modern Fords (Post Club Ford) – manufactured between 1982 and 1989 and Modern Formula Fords – manufactured between 1984 and 1999 with a ‘tub type’ tube frame.
Group 7: Alfa Romeo – Sunday
Alfa Romeo is our spotlight car for 2019 in conjunction with their national Owner’s Club (AROC) national convention in Schenley Park. The theme is “Cortile della corsa” or “Courtyard of Racing”. Eligible Alfa Romeos will race within their respective groups all weekend and there will be a single session Alfa race on Sunday afternoon, right after the opening ceremonies.
Group 8: Axis vs Allies Challenge Race – Saturday
A Challenge race pitting German, Italian and Japanese cars against American, British and French cars. You must be registered for the weekend to be eligible. This exciting and fast single session 8-lap contest is the last race of the day on Saturday.