PREVIEW: Chattanooga Motorcar Pageant – EAST AUTO NEWS

PREVIEW: Chattanooga Motorcar Pageant

It’s virtually right here! The second annual Chattanooga Motorcar Pageant, that includes a wide range of classic racing motion on an all-new two-mile race circuit and numerous different automotive-themed and family-friendly occasions, is ready for this Friday via Sunday, October 15-17, in downtown Chattanooga, Tenn.

The late Jim Tempo, an completed race automobile driver and the Occasion Chair and Chief Working Officer of the inaugural 2019 Chattanooga Motorcar Pageant, shall be honored in a pre-race ceremony forward of the Tempo Grand Prix on the Bend on Saturday, which is able to embrace a number of racing teams restricted to 12 rivals on observe at a time.

All kinds of classic race vehicles shall be in motion on the brand new race circuit. Picture courtesy of Chattanooga Motorcar Pageant

Dynamic stunt driver Tanner Foust, who will make exhibition runs on the brand new two-mile race course, referred to as the Tempo Grand Prix on the Bend, in a brand-new Golf GTI. He can even be accessible for a meet-and-greet session and can participate in one of many panel discussions on Saturday.

The observe entry is walkable to The Westin Lodge in West Village, residence base of the competition. Provided this yr are 4 72-passenger open-air trams operating between West Village and the observe for individuals who want to #GETINANDGO relatively than stroll.

“We would like our second ‘annual’ occasion to be a real motorcar competition that features all 4 important elements – a concours d’class, a highway rally, a automobile public sale and racetrack competitors,” stated Alexis Bogo, occasion advisor. “From the racing occasions and nightly avenue festivities within the West Village, to the proximity to the Tennessee Aquarium, Youngsters’s Discovery Museum, Excessive Level Climbing, and different family-friendly points of interest, there shall be one thing for everybody inside strolling distance, creating a novel family-friendly expertise within the coronary heart of downtown Chattanooga.”

Different occasions in the course of the competition embrace enjoyable for each kids and adults: video games, simulators, youth judging, Automobilia, Automotive Membership gatherings, specialty shows, celebrities and particular company, panel discussions, and rather more.

Concours and Tempo Grand Prix entry lists could also be downloaded at PaceGP and Concours.

Click on right here to obtain the general occasion schedule.

Working concurrently with the Pageant would be the Mecum Auctions Chattanooga Sale which kicks off Friday, October 15 on the Chattanooga Conference Heart within the coronary heart of downtown Chattanooga. That includes an estimated 600 collector vehicles and bikes, the two-day occasion’s diversified docket has one thing for any style, together with numerous classic race vehicles.

The 2021 Chattanooga Motorcar Pageant options the Concours d’Magnificence, West Village Street Rallye, Mecum Auctions and The Tempo Grand Prix on the Bend. Extra data could also be discovered at chattanoogamotorcar.com.

Pageant tickets shall be digital and can be found on-line or bought on the entry gates the times of the occasions in West Village, on the Tempo Grand Prix on the Bend, and on the Chattanooga Conference Heart. The transaction on the gate shall be cashless, and there shall be an extra cost of $10 per ticket.

PREVIEW: Chattanooga Motorcar Pageant – EAST AUTO NEWS


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