Presented by the Steel Cities Region SCCA in association with the PVGP

Are you a driver looking to take your racing skills to the next level? Look no further! This school is tailor-made for drivers seeking a competitive edge and obtaining an SCCA Full Competition License or SCCA Vintage Competition License. Whether you’re a seasoned racer or looking to return to racing, this is the perfect opportunity. Led by the experienced Joe Teplitz, PVGP Competition Director, this school promises to equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in competitive racing. Don’t miss out on this chance to kickstart your racing journey with the PVGP – sign up for the school today!

This is a perfect opportunity to come out and complete your school.  There is also an opportunity for the Time Trial (Time Trial Registration )

The Driver School will be held under 2024 SCCA General Competition Rules, Fastrack, and Supplemental Regulations for this event.

Volunteers are the backbone of the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix and the SCCA. They work the corners, the grid, safety crew and timing/scoring. Their training and certification come through Steel Cities Region of the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA)

New volunteers can learn how to be a corner worker/flagger by attending Saturday June 3 from 7:30 am – 5:30 pm to get hands on experience and training from an SCCA instructor.


Registration will be done through the Steel Cities SCCA MotorsportReg starting May 14. You can also visit the Steel Cities SCCA website


Friday, May 31
4:30 to 6:30 PM: Registration and Technical Inspection:
6:30 PM to Approx 8:30 PM: Mandatory Ground School, pizza provided

Saturday, June 1
7:30 AM: Short Drivers Meeting in South Track Paddock
7:45 AM to 8:30 AM: Instructor Drive Arounds
8:30 AM: First on-track session.  Schedule available on MSR
Noon: Lunchtime instructor drive arounds
5:30 PM: End of school and Graduation

Run Groups

Modern and Vintage Closed Wheel
Modern and Vintage Formula Cars and Sports Racers
School Limited to 15 Closed Wheel and 10 Formula and Sports Racer Entries

PIRC Track

The school will be run on Pitt Race’s South Track. The new 1.2-mile South course is the latest addition to Pitt Race’s facility, featuring 7 turns and a 1500-ft straightaway (the newer track). Xtreme Xperience will be using the North track all weekend.

Sunoco Racing Fuels is the official fuel of Pittsburgh International Race Complex. They have Leaded 110 Octane, Unleaded 100 Octane and Premium Unleaded 93 Octane.


Your vehicle must be compliant with SCCA or vintage safety requirements. Please contact us before the event so we can help determine if your car is compliant. Pre-war cars are not permitted.

A SCCA Novice Permit or other accepted organization license. Obtaining a Novice Permit requires a sports physical and a SCCA membership. All required forms can be obtained, and the Novice Permit application can be completed online at  Drivers with other organizations’ accepted competition licenses need a weekend SCCA membership, which can be purchased at the track.  Please call us to help determine if your license is acceptable.  Typically, licenses requiring a physical are accepted.  Drivers with previous racing experience can contact us as we can determine if a waiver or a reduction of requirements can be made.  Drivers with previous experience wanting a vintage license should take advantage of this option.