For 2015 the PVGP is Celebrating the Marques of Italy. Italian cars of all manufacturers will be honored throughout the entire 10-day event including an All Italian Marque Race on the final day – Sunday July 19 at Schenley Park. We are told that this will be the FIRST EVER all- Italian Marque race ever held in North America.
Cortile Lunch Saturday, July 18
All Italian race cars are invited to drive up to the Italian Cortile at the Pittsburgh Golf Club on the golf course for lunch on Saturday. There will be 300-400 Italian show cars displayed on the 18th fairway. Joe Parlanti will lead the cars through the city streets, departing the Italian Paddock at 11:15 am. Details on Cortile – Saturday
Qualified Italian cars of all marques manufactured before 1973 are eligible. See our Approved Car List for specifics. We already have commitments from several racers and we’re looking forward to featuring 20-25 cars. If you believe your Italian car is eligible and can not find it on our list please email Alain Raymond.
Alain Raymond is a long time supporter of the PVGP and a familiar smiling face throughout vintage racing. He has volunteered to help recruit and manage our Marque of the Year race. If you have any questions regarding the Italian Marque or any aspect of our races please email Alain Raymond
To enter the Marque of the Year Race you will need to register for our race and add an additional $50 to particpate in the Marque of the Year race. Your grid position will be determined by your best time on Saturday afternoon.
"Marques of Italy"
The cost is $125 to participate in our Marques of Italy, the Cortile and the Fiat FreakOut. Register and pay on-line here. All proceeds benefit the Grand Prix Charities. If you are with the Fiat FreakOut you must register on the Fiat Club America website in order to have your car qualified for judging.
2015 Grand Prix Race Week Schedule
Here are the events during our ten day festival where Italian car’s will take center stage:
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