Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix
Dozens of vintage cars gathered on the Roberto Clemente Bridge Wednesday evening; 120 vehicles were expected to fill the bridge surface and 50 more were parked on Federal Street for a street party at Atria’s.
Classic cars from the past will race through Schenley Park next weekend in the 33rd edition of the Vintage Grand Prix. But the first races, involving “historic” cars, begin Saturday at a new and improved race track in Beaver County.
Classic car buffs were treated to a celebration of the automobile in four places around Pittsburgh Wednesday.
Emergency crews were called to a church in Fayette County following a possible lightning strike.
Summertime storms are just part of the hazard of hosting a mid-summer car paradise in the open air of Schenley Park.
Racing fans in Pittsburgh will get a good, up-close look at Jaguar’s spectacular new two-seat sports car, the F-Type, at this year’s Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix as it has been named the Official Pace Car of the event.
With no corporate sponsors and the costs of county employees replacing all of the lights every year along with overtime and security – $1.5 million – more than $1 million this year. The price is too high for taxpayers.