5th Annual Coatesville Invitational Vintage Grand Prix Returns

Coatesville Invitational Vintage Grand2019 Grand Prix - Summited photo by Rachel Cathell

COATESVILLE, PA — Experience the thrill of a vintage auto and motorcycle Grand Prix through the heart of the historic City of Coatesville.

The 5th Annual Coatesville Invitational Vintage Grand Prix, open to vintage race cars dating from 1900 to 1975 and motorcycles from 1930 to 1975, features more than 60 vehicles in five groups that will each run individually over a challenging 2.2-mile road course that winds through the streets of Coatesville, complete with old-style hay bales.

New this year is a Friday Cruise-in event featuring vintage cars, trucks and special interest vehicles. The public is invited to cruise in their pre-1975 hot rods, restomods and classic cars. No entry fee or registration is required; however, all cars must be licensed. Parking for show vehicles will be available along Lincoln Highway.

In addition, spectators can enjoy music, vendors, food trucks and the Western Chester County Chamber of Commerce VIP Beer Garden for the adults, all just steps away from the start and finish line. And don’t miss the trophy and awards presentation.

The event is free and benefits the City of Coatesville Capital Projects and Parks and Recreation activities.

Drivers can apply and register through https://www.motorsportreg.com beginning July 1, 2021. Visit www.coatesvillegrandprix.com for information regarding Sponsorship, Vendor Opportunities, VIP Tickets, event history and details, or contact Event Director Lisa Thomas at [email protected].

Friday Evening Cruise-in

New this year, on the eve of the 5th Annual Coatesville Invitational Vintage Grand Prix, the Friday Evening Cruise-in will feature vintage cars, trucks and special interest vehicles. Open to all car enthusiasts, this special evening allows non-competitors to cruise through the city and preview the course. Bring your pre-1975 hot rods, restomods and classic cars.

No entry fee or registration is required; however, all vehicles must be licensed. Parking for Cruise-in vehicles will be available along Lincoln Highway between 1st and 5th streets where spectators can get an up-close look. www.coatesvillegrandprix.com

Then on Saturday, experience the thrill of vintage autos and motorcycles roaring through the heart of the historic City of Coatesville. The 5th Annual Coatesville Invitational Vintage Grand Prix, open to vintage cars dating from 1900 to 1975 and motorcycles from 1930 to 1975, features more than 60 vehicles in five groups that will each run individually over a challenging 2.2-mile road course that winds through the streets of Coatesville, complete with old-style hay bales.

In addition on Saturday, spectators can enjoy music, vendors, food trucks and the Western Chester County Chamber of Commerce VIP Beer Garden for the adults, all just steps away from the start and finish line, plus awards and entertainment.

The event is free and benefits the City of Coatesville Capital Projects and Parks and Recreation activities.

Visit www.coatesvillegrandprix.com for more information.

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