Get all the information for the day's schedule on September 14th-16th. General Admission is free & VIP Area requires sponsorship.
We have a wide variety of sponsorship opportunities to fit everyone's budget. Are you a vendor? Download forms below!
Join other event and vintage auto and motorcycle enthusiasts at our kick-off party Thursday night! Held at historic Brooklawn on 9/14, 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 on 9/15!
Driver registration for the 2023 Coatesville Invitational Vintage Grand Prix IS OPEN NOW and managed through Motorsport.reg. There is limited space for cars & motorcycle.
The course meanders through a 2 mile course in the heart of downtown Coatesville. Download our map will help you find parking, safe areas to cross the course, vendor and VIP areas as well.
COME JOIN US SEPTEMBER 14-16, 2023 FOR 3 DAYS OF FESTIVITIES AT THE
Kicking off the weekend with our sell-out party at Brooklawn, the historic home of committee members Crosby and Nancy Wood, Join other CIVGP enthusiasts for a fantastic evening of socializing, light fare, cocktails and entertainment at one of Chester County's most storied historical estates!
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m at Brooklawn, Newark Rd. off Rt 82.
Friday September 15th - Coatesville Cruise-In
Friday Cruise-in event featuring vintage cars, trucks and special interest vehicles. 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. 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Free to the public, no entry fee or registration is required; however, all vehicles must be licensed.
SEPTEMBER 16th - 7TH ANNUAL COATESVILLE INVITATIONAL VINTAGE GRAND PRIX!
SATURDAY SPECTATOR ADMISSION IS FREE!
The Coatesville Invitation Vintage Grand Prix is the only event of this type, featuring vintage race cars and motorcycles navigating a 2 mile course throughout the city streets of Coatesville. The Start/Finish line is located at 3rd and Lincoln Highway. First group starts approximately at 9am and each vehicle group runs in a morning and afternoon heat, concluding with awards presentation at 4pm!
Group 1: 1900-1950 Open Wheel Race Cars
Group 2: 1950-1983 4- and 6- Cylinder Race Cars
Group 3: 1950-1983 6- and 8- Cylinder Race Cars
Group 4: 1900-1983 Motorcycles - 500cc and Under
Group 5: 1900-1983 Motorcycles - Over 500cc
NEW FOR 2023 - The 1st ANNUAL VINTAGE AUTO/MOTO SHOW!
To be held at the intersection of Rt 82 and Lincoln Highway, leading up to PIT Row, featuring vintage cars & motorcycles from the same eras of vehicles listed above.
Find a great spot along Lincoln Highway to watch all the action of the day.
This epic motorsport event is free to public. Fun for the whole family!
BEER GARDEN & FOOD TRUCK AREA
New in 2022, we opened up the previous VIP area on the inside of 3rd & Lincoln to all of our spectators! Come to "the infield" and enjoy our regional selection of brews, in addition to several food trucks and games for the whole family!
VENDORS 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 for spectators. Drop by for some fun, great food and thirst-quenching drinks.
AVAILABLE PUBLIC PARKING AREAS - $10/car
• Gateway Park
• Houston Foundation @ Gateway Park
• 190 West Lincoln Highway
• The Flats
THE MARRIOTT COATESVILLE/EXTON OFFICIAL HOTEL
Grand Prix Spectators - Special Room Rate
Start Date: Friday, September 15, 2023
End Date: Sunday, September 17, 2023
Last Day to Book: Tuesday, August 15, 2023
Hotel(s) offering your special group 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.