Vintage car racing for vintage Dads (and Moms) at Bowmanville’s Fathers’ Day Vintage Grand Prix


Published June 15, 2022 at 2:12 pm

Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP) is giving Dad (and Mom) a special treat this Father’s Day weekend – a trip to the raceway north of Bowmanville to see beautifully restored cars from the past 50-plus years of motorsports, racing on the legendary Grand Prix circuit.

Presented by the Vintage Automobile Racing Association of Canada (VARAC), the Vintage Grand Prix is three days of racing for Vintage (pre-1962), Historic (pre-1973), Classic (pre-1999) and Formula Classic (pre 1999 open-wheeled) race cars. This year’s featured marque is MG, with a special ‘all-MG’ race as well as a Nation’s Cup Challenge with Brits vs the ‘rest of the world.’

The VARAC Vintage Grand Prix also includes the Toyo Tires F1600 Championship, the Formula Ford Challenge Series, the Field of Dreams Car Show and more.

Advanced Discount Tickets are available only until the box office closes today for $35 per person for Weekend Super Tickets and $20 per person for Race Day Sunday Tickets. General Camping is $30 for tent or pop-up trailer and $40 for RVs or hard-bodied trailers.

Tickets at the Gate (or online after Wednesday) are:

  • $40 per person for Weekend Super Tickets
  • General Camping is $40 (tent or pop-up trailer)
  • $50 for RV’s (or hard-bodied trailers)
  • Single-day tickets are $25 on Saturday and $25 on Sunday

Children 16 and under are free when accompanied by a paying adult.

Canadian Tire Motorsport Park will open to the public for the VARAC Vintage Grand Prix event on Thursday at 10 a.m.

For more detailed ticketing information go to BUY TICKETS.

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