Vintage Car Race for Vintage Dads (and Moms) at the Bowmanville Father’s Day Vintage Grand Prix


By Glenn Hendry

Published on June 15, 2022 at 2:12 p.m.

Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP) is giving dad (and mom) a special treat this Father’s Day weekend – a trip to the racetrack north of Bowmanville to see beautifully restored cars from over 50 years of motorsport, racing on the legendary Grand Circuit des Prix.

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 ) racing cars. This year’s featured brand is MG, with a special ‘all-MG’ race as well as a Nations Cup challenge with the British against the ‘rest of the world’.

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

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

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

  • $40 per person for super weekend tickets
  • General camping is $40 (tent or pop-up trailer)
  • $50 for RVs (or hard body 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 Thursday at 10 a.m.

For more information on ticketing, go to BUY TICKETS.

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