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Posted: 7/21/2008 11:14:26 AM EDT
Last weekend I attended the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix.  It is held on the 300 acre grounds of Schenley Park - with racing running on the curvy and heavily-wooded park roads and the huge vintage and modern car exhibitions held on the large rolling hills of the park - each marque nationality on its own field.   I attend many races, vintage races, car exhibitions, councours, car enthusiast events etc - but this was the largest single gathering I have personally seen.  I think the gate is about 200,000 people over the ten day event.  I counted roughly 80 Ferraris in the Italian field.

As a continuation in the series of car enthusiast event photo essays - here are some photos from the event.  This thread will be or the vintage race cars - I will start a seperate thread for the exhibitions (Italian, German, British etc).  If you have questions or need an ID for any specific car - post it in a reply and I'll look it up in the program book.


Enjoy!


1956 Alfa Romeo Spider


1962 Morris Cooper


1955 Panhard Dyna Jr.


Crash:  1961 Elva Mk VI



Morgan


'59 356A

















'58 Lotus Eleven LeMans


Allard J2X






Drive Naked!  '60 Lotus F Jr.










'58 Lotus Eleven LeMans


'56 Lotus SI






'51 Jaguar XK 120


Lola Mk I


'62 Lola Mk I



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'39 Ford Sprinter


'39 MG TB



'35 Reuter V8 Special "Old Gray Mare" (left)
'35 Ford Indy Continuation (right)









'39 Dreyer Ford Special








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'38 Alfa Romeo Volpe Special








1912 Mercedes




1930 Ford A Speedster


1930 Ford Speedster (wooden floor & steering wheel!)




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1929 Brooklands "Ardent Alligator"


'52 Culbert Sprint
















'56 Austin Healey 100-4






'58 MG A


'52 MG TD




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'59 Lola MK I















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Link Posted: 7/21/2008 1:14:04 PM EDT
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That was fun and I wasnt even there. Thanks for taking the time to put those up.SS
Link Posted: 7/21/2008 1:38:09 PM EDT
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Thanks for posting.
Link Posted: 7/21/2008 1:49:28 PM EDT
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Great pics. Thanks for posting.
Link Posted: 7/21/2008 1:59:57 PM EDT
[#9]
Thanks for sharing, as always!
Link Posted: 7/21/2008 3:45:03 PM EDT
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AWESOME
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