Phillips Petroleum Supply has just joined the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix as a Gold Sponsor and is kicking off their sponsorship with a Track Day at Pittsburgh International Race Complex on Wednesday, July 22.
This will be an invitation only event that includes full track sessions for experienced drivers and race cars. Thoroughbred Racing will have three Superformance cars on display and will take to the track throughout the day. You must register through the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix to attend. This is a charity event with all proceeds benefiting the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix charity partners.
The track will be staffed by PIRC personnel, corner workers, and ALS.
Track Groups – 20 minute sessions.
Vintage & Historic Racers Over 2 Litres
Vintage & Historic Racers Under 2 Litres
Street Cars – Experienced
Schedule – Wednesday, July 22, 2020
8:00 Gates Open
9:00 – 1:00 Track Sessions
1:00 – 2:00 Lunch Break
2:00 – 6:00 Track Sessions
Anyone putting their car on the track will be required to complete an on-line registration form and waiver – the fee will be $150 for the full day. You don’t have to have a car to join the fun. Admission is only permitted for preregistered participants.
The event will observe Covid-19 restrictions. All participants must complete a Covid waiver and wear a mask. Social distancing will be enforced.
Come see Shelby Cobras and GT-40s from Superformance
Superformance is a distributor of complete rolling continuations from the sixties like the Shelby Cobra, Daytona Coupe, GT40, and the Corvette. Superformance has distributed specially constructed cars in the United States since 1994.
The Superformance rolling chassis is the most sought after continuation car in the United States and is recognized in the industry as the leader in 1960’s racing legends reproduction cars. All Superformance rolling chassis are factory built and assembled utilizing all “NEW” parts.
Meticulous attention to detail is evident throughout and is noted in the body fitment, paint and the smallest aspect of our chassis. Superformance products are aesthetically and dimensionally correct and are engineered in the image of the classic sports car of yesteryear.
Experience the heart pounding thunder of Pittsburgh International Race Complex ! If you are looking for speed, muscle and thunder, the Pitt Race is the place to be. Since 2004, racers from all over the country have come to the 2.8 mile purpose-built track 40 miles northwest of Pittsburgh for fierce and competition between the legends of the 60s and early 70s, including Mustangs, Corvettes, Jaguars, BMWs, Porsches and Alfa Romeos, to name a few.Pittsburgh International Race Complex has added a 1.2 mile South Track that expanded the circuit to a roaring 2.8 miles with 18 turns. With a layout that flows over hilly natural terrain, the course offers exciting elevation changes and several blind-entry turns that challenge the abilities of drivers and riders alike.
Jim Phillips has been an active sponsor in the Pittsburgh area for decades with the Regatta and the Air Show. Jim said that “Phillips Petroleum Supply is excited to host this event and looks forward to a long partnership with the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix.”