Vintage Grand Prix – Get your motor running!

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Vintage Grand Prix – Get your motor running!Vintage Grand Prix – Get your motor running!Vintage Grand Prix – Get your motor running!

Thousands of car enthusiasts from all over the world come to the Finger Lakes on September 10 for the Vintage Grand Prix Festival at Watkins Glen International, home of American Road Racing. The highlight of the festival is the Watkins Glen Grand Prix Tribute, a non-competitive tour of the original 6.6-mile circuit through the village streets. Designed to recreate the ambiance of the 1948-52 Watkins Glen street races, the Tribute features cars that will be racing in the Vintage Grand Prix at Watkins Glen International racecourse over the weekend.You can see more than 500 classic sports cars parked along the main streets of the village and hear legends of the sport share fascinating tales about racing history. The village-wide celebration also includes music, wine tasting, food stands, vendors of racing items and other merchandise, and family-friendly activities.

Top off a perfect day watching the fantastic fireworks at dusk.