Motorsports Venues - PBIR Hosting The Palm Beach Grand Prix Feb. 17-19, 2012


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Jupiter, February 10, 2012: The Palm Beach Grand Prix returns for its second year with three full days of racing at Palm Beach International Raceway the weekend of February 17 through 19. At the facility-wide motorsports event spectators can enjoy up-close action at various events from racing to car shows throughout the weekend.

The Palm Beach Grand Prix is an event where the roar of vintage and modern race cars collide featuring the racing action of the Historic Sports car Racing (HSR) Series, the Historic Moto Gran Prix Motorcycles, The Louis Chevrolet Endurance Series, and the Nordic Camaro US Race. Of these several classes racing during the weekend fans can see everything from historic sports racing cars to fifth generation Camaros in the Camaro only racing series.

When fans aren’t watching the raceway they have plenty to explore including the Palm Beach International British Car Show on Saturday and the SuperCarWeekend.com ShootOut on display on Sunday.

“At Palm Beach International Raceway it’s all about the fans… After the success of the inaugural Palm Beach Grand Prix in 2011, we’ve once again worked this year to offer nothing less than a thrilling and entertaining experience for motorsports enthusiasts in 2012,” said Jason Rittenberry, President of Palm Beach International Raceway. “We can assure our fans that the Grand Prix will be a weekend of non-stop action, and that there will never be a dull moment of on-track activity.”

The Palm Beach Grand Prix will feature the perpetual HSR LeMans Trophy donated by five-time LeMans Champion, Derek Bell, to raise money for the Boys & Girls Club of Delray Beach. The trophy, which Bell hoisted in the winners circle at the Sarthe circuit, will be awarded to the team that accumulates the most points during the weekend for on-track performance, participation in kart races and participation in charity track rides. Spectators will have the opportunity to take rides around the Palm Beach International Raceway’s two-mile, 11-turn road course in a sports car where all proceeds will be donated to the charity.

“Once again, it is great to start the 2012 HSR seasons at Palm Beach International Raceway,” said Ken Fengler, Vice President of Race Operations for HSR.

Advanced discount tickets can be purchased online at www.racepbir.com. A special three-day advanced adult ticket can be purchased online for only $45. Adult single day tickets are $15 for Friday and $25 for Saturday or Sunday and children 12 years and under are free all weekend.

Gates for spectators will open at 8:00 a.m. on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

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