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2012 PVGP

Attend one of the most Spectacular Vintage Races in the world – and Party with ARPCA!

To register for the 2012 PVGP event: http://msreg.us/2012PVGP

The Pittsburgh Vintage grand Prix is running for it's 30th year. In 2011 Porsche was the Marque of the Year. We had over 500 Porsche's attend this event. While Porsche is not the Marque in 2012 we still plan to have a great party.  PVGP takes place in scenic Scheneley Park.  This is one of 2 vintage races that occur on public streets in the world, the other in Monaco. 

There is a weekend of activities to enjoy.

Saturday, July 21:

  • International Car Show on the Golf Course – over 2000 cars will be on display covering many marques.
  • Catered Tailgate Party (starts at 12:00 Noon)
  • Concours on the Greeen (optional)
  • Vintage Racing Time Trails (come see many of our club memebers running their cars throughout Scheneley Park.)

Sunday, July 22:

  • Porsche Car Show
  • Catered Picnic
  • Vintage Car Races (agan, cheer our club members on!)

The general prices are as follows:

  • Saturday or Sunday regstration for 1 car and TWO people: $75 (includes a mandatory $30 donation to PVGP)
  • Additional meal tickets for either day: $15

For more information about the PVGP click here: http://www.PVGP.org

See you at the races!

For the past 29 years, the Race Weekend has been the focus of the PVGP and no other event in the country can compare to the uniqueness of Schenley Park. See left side of this page for a full schedule of Marque events.

Hotel Information

Mention ARPCA or the PVGP when contacting the hotels to receive the PVGP discount which is listed below for each hotel.

  • Comfort Inn of Mars (Cranberry) Phone number 724-772-2700 Call hotel directly to make reservations before July 6th. PVGP rate is $80.99/night.
  • Pittsburgh Marriott North (Cranberry) Phone number 724-772-3700 Call hotel directly to make reservations before June 24th. PVGP rate is $ 124.99/night. This location has ample parking for those with trailers. This hotel is also a partner hotel for both weekends of the PVGP and will make a donation to the PVGP for each reservation.

To register for the 2012 PVGP event: http://msreg.us/2012PVGP

ARPCA Posters and Calendars Available

Support the PVGP charities by purchasing a commemorative 50th anniversary poster or 18-month calendar!  These high-quality, great looking pieces (thank you Matt Little and Rob Hoffman for your creative work!) are available for sale.

  • Poster size: 18 x 24; high gloss full-color: $ 20.00
  • Calendar size: 8 1/2 x 11 folded; 11 x 17 open; high-gloss full-color:  $ 15.00

To get yours send an email to info@fotorecord.com and we’ll make arrangements for you.

ARPCA Posters and Calendars Available

Support the PVGP charities by purchasing a commemorative 50th anniversary poster or 18-month calendar!  These high-quality, great looking pieces (thank you Matt Little and Rob Hoffman for your creative work!) are available for sale.

  • Poster size: 18 x 24; high gloss full-color: $ 20.00
  • Calendar size: 8 1/2 x 11 folded; 11 x 17 open; high-gloss full-color:  $ 15.00

To get yours send an email to info@fotorecord.com and we’ll make arrangements for you.

ARPCA Posters and Calendars Available

Support the PVGP charities by purchasing a commemorative 50th anniversary poster or 18-month calendar!  These high-quality, great looking pieces (thank you Matt Little and Rob Hoffman for your creative work!) are available for sale.

  • Poster size: 18 x 24; high gloss full-color: $ 20.00
  • Calendar size: 8 1/2 x 11 folded; 11 x 17 open; high-gloss full-color:  $ 15.00

To get yours send an email to info@fotorecord.com and we’ll make arrangements for you.

PVGP – What you Need to Know

PVGP Event Map

Basic information for Satruday’s event

  • When registration closes: Registration via PVGP web site closes on Thursday Register Here
  • When to Start Arriving: After 9:00 am Saturday morning
  • Arrive no later than: 10:30 am (concours cars) or 11:30 (all other cars)
  • Where to Enter:
    • Anniversary Display Cars: see information below!!!
    • All other cars: All vehicles must enter at the intersection of Forbes Avenue and Schenley Drive. Proceed on Schenley drive to the break in the fence on the left. This is the entrance for the European Cars.
  • What will happen next?: Volunteers will guide you into the proper parking area. Once parked, go to the registration tables and get your registration packet which will include everything you need/ordered.
  • Saturday Parking Layout

  • Where to Park?: We’ll be attempting to park cars in the following groups so it will help if you know what group you’ll be parking with and have a general idea of where that group will be located. Groupings include:
    • 356’s
    • Concours
    • Boxster/Cayman
    • 924/928/944/968 (front engine cars)
    • 911/912/996/997 (rear engine cars)
    • 914
    • Speicals/Replicas (356 Outaws / Beck 904 / 550’s etc.)
    • Cayenne
  • Support Vehicle Parking: There is no room for support vehicles and tow vehicles under the trees as in past years… they can be parked to rear of BMW/VW/Mini area after unloading. An exception to this is the Carlin vehicle that supports the Goodie Store inventory.
  • Parade Lap: Those who would like to enjoy the Schenley Park race course and show off their Porsche can do so on Sunday during the lunch break. The PVGP fee is $20. If you have already submitted your registration and would like to participate in this event, please send you fee to Ken Jeremiah – make check payable to ARPCA.
  • Donations: If you donate $50 (or more) you will receive a raffle ticket for the $14,000 Home Theater supplied by Goosebumps. If you have made a donation for less than $50 and want to increase your donation to the $50 level; you can do so by sending in your check to Ken Jeremiah. Please make the check out to ARPCA.

Porsche Anniversary Car Display Participants on Saturday, July 23, 2011

Anniversary Cars: On Saturday (June 23rd) we would like to have an example of Porsches from 1961 to 2011. If you would like to participate, please indicate by sending an email to Ken Jeremiah (carrera2s@consolidated.net). The Porsches in this venue will be selected on a first come, first serve basis.

Anniversary cars should NOT enter the European gate. They will be met by a guide with a green noodle who will give them directions to their staging area. Details are outilned below.

  • Each Porsche Anniversary Display Participant will enter Schenley Park at 5400 Forbes Avenue between 9:00 and 9:30 AM on Saturday, July 23, 2011. Click HERE for a detailed map of Schenley Park.
  • The participant will proceed down Schenley Drive and stop on the right side of the road across from the European Entrance. At this stop an ARPCA volunteer will confirm that the participant is an anniversary participant.
  • The participant will proceed down Schenley Drive to Tech Street. Turn right on Tech Street and travel 50 feet, then turn left onto Frew Street.
  • The participant will continue on Frew Street to the stop sign. At the stop sign, the participant will turn left and proceed to the staging area. An ARPCA volunteer will stage the participant.
  • At about 10:00 AM, when the track is cleared, the anniversary participants will enter the track under the supervision of the PVGP Race Committee Leadership. The participants will travel on the race track to turn 18 and exit onto East Circuit Road A PVGP representative will escort the participants to the European Entrance and continue where they will be positioned in their location.

Plan for the Porsche racers to visit the Marque of the Year (MOY) area during lunch on Saturday, July 23, 2011.

  • The racers must be assembled at the Starting Grid at 11.45 AM Saturday morning. Dr. William Swartz will have assistance from the ARPCA volunteers to assemble the Porsche race drivers. Click HERE for a detailed map of Schenley Park.
  • The Porsche race drivers will leave the grid and travel the race course to turn 9 at the Westinghouse Pond. They will exit the race course and be escorted by a PVGP representative up Schenley Drive and park on Schenley Drive adjacent to the MOY area.
  • The drivers will arrive at the MOY area at about 12:00 noon, and stay for 45 minutes.
  • At 12:45 PM the racers must leave the MOY area and drive up Schenley Drive to Darlington Road; turn right onto Darlington Road and then turn right onto race course turn 18. The racers will be escorted in one group by a PVGP representative.
  • At 1:00 PM the racers will re-enter the race course and return to the paddock area. Any racer that does not leave the MOY area at 12:45 PM will not be let on the track at 1:00 PM and may miss their opportunity for any afternoon sessions.

2011 PVGP – BeaveRun Recap

Beautiful (if hot) Weather makes for a great weekend

Two days of sun. Many cars on track. Lots of good discussion with friends. BMW again sponsored a tent on the top of the hill and arranged for great food. Look over the gallery of pictures to see the Porshe Only race on Sunday as well as other great race activities.

2011 PVGP – BeaveRun Recap

Beautiful (if hot) Weather makes for a great weekend

Two days of sun. Many cars on track. Lots of good discussion with friends. BMW again sponsored a tent on the top of the hill and arranged for great food. Look over the gallery of pictures to see the Porshe Only race on Sunday as well as other great race activities.

2011 PVGP – BeaveRun Recap

Beautiful (if hot) Weather makes for a great weekend

Two days of sun. Many cars on track. Lots of good discussion with friends. BMW again sponsored a tent on the top of the hill and arranged for great food. Look over the gallery of pictures to see the Porshe Only race on Sunday as well as other great race activities.

An Evening at the Hofbräuhaus

Hofbräuhaus

Join Porsche Friends at the Hofbräuhaus

Address:
– 2705 S. Water St
– Pittsburgh, PA 15203

Join the Allegheny Region of PCA in celebrating it’s 50th Birthday in conjunction with the PVGP festivities!

  • Porsche-only parking in the lot across from the Hofbräuhaus
  • Lot opens at 4:00
  • Our goal is to fill the lot with hundreds of Porsches.  The more the merrier!
  • For a $10 donation, each car in the lot will be given a special “cling-on” decal commemorating the event and a ticket for a free beer.
  • The Hofbräuhaus will have a private room reserved for those participants who would like to enjoy dinner.
  • A people’s choice award will be given at the end of the evening to the car receiving the most votes.
  • Lot will close at 10:00pm.
  • Questions?  Email Paul Pigman at ppigman@msn.com

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