Get all the information for the day's schedule on September 18th. General Admission is free. VIP Area requires tickets. Click below!
We have a wide variety of sponsorship opportunities to fit everyone's budget. Are you a vendor? We have big crowds attending!
Join other event and vintage auto and motorcycle enthusiasts at our kick-off party Thursday night! Held at the Brooklawn Estate, this evening is one not to be missed!
Here's your chance chance to join in the fun! Open to all car enthusiasts, this special evening gives non-competitors to take a cruise around the city and to preview the course - Free of charge!
Driver registration for the Coatesville Invitational Vintage Grand Prix opens 7/1/2021 and is managed through Motorsport.reg. There is limited space for 60 cars and 12 motorcycles, so click below to register!
The course meanders through a 2+ mile course in the heart of downtown Coatesville. Our map will help you find parking, safe areas to cross the course, vendor and VIP areas as well.
Download the Event Map below.
Driving through the streets of Coatesville on America’s First Historic Super Highway, this invitational event, hosted by the City of Coatesville, features vintage race cars and motorcycles dating back from the early 1900’s through 1975.
8:00 AM - The event gets started with an opening ceremony.
8:30 AM - Ceremonial Lap
9:15 AM - Cars leave the start in timed heats and follow a 2.2 mile course along Lincoln Highway encompassing the heart of the city and its neighborhoods.
SEE DETAILED SCHEDULE GRAPHIC BELOW.
Thursday September 16th - The Grand PRIXview Party at Brooklawn
SOLD OUT!! Kicking off the weekend, the Rotary Club of Coatesville hosts this fantastic evening of socializing, light fare, cocktails and musical entertainment at one of Chester County's most storied historical estates! Tickets are $50/person and must be purchased in advance through the link above.
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m at Brooklawn, Newark Rd. off Rt 82
Friday September 17th - Coatesville Cruise-In
New this year is a Friday Cruise-in event featuring vintage cars, trucks and special interest vehicles. From 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., the public is invited to cruise in their hot rods, classic and restored cars and can park their vehicles on Lincoln Highway between 1st and 5th streets where spectators can get an up-close look. No entry fee or registration is required; however, all vehicles must be licensed.
SEPTEMBER 18th - COATESVILLE INVITATIONAL VINTAGE GRAND PRIX!
SATURDAY SPECTATOR ADMISSION IS FREE!
This epic motorsport event is free to public. The Start/Finish line is located at 3rd and Lincoln Highway. First run group starts off at 9:15am and heats are listed below. Find a great spot along Lincoln Highway to watch all the action of the day. Fun for the whole family!
Group 1: 1900 to 1950 - Open wheel race cars
Group 2: 1930 to 1975 - 4-cylinder race cars
Group 3: 1930 to 1975 - 6-cylinder race cars
Group 4: 1930 to 1975 - 8- to 12-cylinder race cars
Group 5: 1930 to 1975 - Racing motorcycles (all)
The Western Chester County Chamber of Commerce hosts the best party in town with premier viewing of the course, catered food, the Philly Yard Bar and a display of cars from Brian Hoskins Ford and RS-Werks!
VENDORS AND FOOD TRUCKS AT 3RD AVENUE AND HARMONY STREET
Vendors and food trucks, will all be located right in the middle of all the action. Things get started there at 10 am. Drop by for some fun, great food and thirst quenching drinks.
GATEWAY PARK CLASSIC CAR AND MOTORCYCLE PARKING - $10
Gateway Park, located at First Avenue and Lincoln Highway, will have a special parking area for vintage and classic vehicles. Gateway is just steps away from Pit Lane and all the action. Parking is just $10 per car.
Opens at 7:30am. Space is limited, so get there early!
AVAILABLE PUBLIC PARKING AREAS - $5 PER CAR
• Houston Foundation Behind Gateway Park
• 190 West Lincoln Highway
• Coatesville Train Station at 3rd Avenue and Fleetwood
• Olivet Public Parking 123 N. 3rd Ave
• Abdala Park, 851 Olive St
VOLUNTEER! We have an array of volunteer positions needed, from set-up, course monitors and food/beverage runners! Please click the link above to sign up!!
OFFICIAL HOTEL: Fairfield Inn & Suites Kennett Square Brandywine Valley
Book your group rate for Coatesville Vintage Grand Prix
At Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott located in historic Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, experience small town friendliness during each stay! Enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast, FREE Parking, indoor pool & whirlpool, fitness center and high-speed Internet access.
Hotel Number: +1 (610)-444-8995. Must mention Coatesville Vintage Grand Prix to receive discounted rate.
Coatesville is 44 miles west of Philadelphia and located in beautiful Chester County, Pennsylvania.
Coatesville, Pennsylvania, United States
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Proceeds benefit Coatesville Community Parks & Recreation Projects.