Chattanooga Motorcar Festival earns sanction from racing association
The Chattanooga Motorcar Festival, which has scheduled its third annual event on October 14-16, 2022, announced Friday that the racing competition at the Pace Grand Prix at the Bend this year will be sanctioned by Sportscar Vintage Racing Association.
The approximately 2.4-mile purpose-built race track in the heart of the city of Chattanooga was created in 2021 to hold vintage/historic races during the Festival, giving racing and collector car fans a variety of activities to enjoy, including a road rally through the Tennessee countryside, a traditional Concours d’Elegance, a Mecum Auctions event, an art show, along with racing competition at the Pace Grand Prix at the Bend. The circuit was named after the late Jim Pace, the Festival’s original Chief Operating Officer, who lost his life to COVID-19 in 2020.
The course, set along the banks of the…