Legends of the Autobahn Concourse & Vintage Racing, June 15-16 Mosport
Legends of the Autobahn Concourse Show and Driving Event is organized by the Toronto Section of the Mercedes-Benz Club of America, in collaboration with the BMW Clubs Canada - Trillium Chapter, the Upper Canada Region of the Porsche Club of America and the Vintage Automobile Racing Association of Canada.
All BMW cars are invited to be part of the Canadian Historic Grand Prix weekend at the newly renovated Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (Mosport Grand Prix) race track. Upon entry to the Mosport grounds, owners are cordially requested to park in the Legends of the Autobahn Corral were they will be greeted with a complementary gift bag. Now they have the option of having their car on a “corral” type display or to compete for one of the 3 Class awards by having it expertly judged by BMW judges in the Saturday Concourse (Corral parking is open both Saturday and Sunday).
The attraction of a car show that combines major German car marques is evident with the rising success of “The Concourse”; the same name held now for three years during the Monterey Historic Car Week. However, holding just a car show is not enough for our Canadian Edition of Legends of the Autobahn. We go a step further by offering participants various additional attractions and driving events during the weekend.
Firstly, there is the opportunity to watch the racing activities that take place during the Canadian Historic Gran Prix now in its 34thyear, with historic race cars from over 6 decades competing in various classes over the course of the weekend. Next is the option to partake in a scenic navigational road rally through the surroundings of the Durham Region on Saturday morning and to enter the Concourse and Corral upon return. Sunday attendees will have the chance to experience the famous Grand Prix track in the Parade and finally, drivers can immerse themselves to the fullest by taking their machines on some “Hot” Touring Laps – fast, but safe. Helmets are not required and passengers are allowed. What other car show gives you the opportunity to take your automobile on a race track?
General admittance to the Canadian Historic Grand Prix is required, but participant of the Legends of the Autobahn will get a significant discount. The entrance fee is $20.00/car/weekend irrelevant of the number people on board. Payable in cash upon entry of the Mosport grounds (regular admittance is $35/person/weekend).
On this page you will be able to register your BMW automobile to any one or more of available events:
Legends on the Hunt
Is an optional Saturday morning Rally Tour through picturesque Durham Region. Cars from all brands will be starting in the shadows of the former historic Mosport landmark “Esso Tower”. Simple instructions provide directions and a quiz will keep crews sharp along the way. Duration is 4 hours including a lunch stop at a beautiful Inn before returning to the track and Concourse or Corral parking. $25.00/car - lunch not included. Entry limited to a total of 30 cars.
Legends on Display - Corral Parking:
$5.00 "Early Bird" ($10.00 regular) registration fee will apply for entries that wish to only be displayed in the Corral Parking without judging. They are however still eligible for the "People's Choice" award.
Legends on Display - Concourse:
$25.00 "Early Bird" ($35.00 regular) registration fee includes parking and will apply to entries that wish to have their car judged in one of the classes (subjected to change).
The vehicle(s) you register will automatically be put in the appropriate class as follows:
-Luxury Class: Open to any larger Luxury/GT/SUV (6, 7-Series etc) post-1984
-5er Class: Open to any post-1980 5-Series
-3er Class: Open to any post-1980 3-Series
-M Class: Open to any "M" car, any model, any year.
-Vintage Class: Open to any pre-1979 BMW.
Saturday Evening Banquet
$35.00 The dinner is held in the marquee tent and catered by the Janet Brandt. Reservation is optional. The seating is limited.
DIRECT REGISTRATION LINK
Saturday, June 15th
08:00 Registration opens
10:30 – 14:30 Rally Tour (optional)
08:00 – 17:00 Corral Parking and Concourse
14:00 – 16:30 Judging
17:00 - Awards Ceremony
18:00 - Banquet Dinner
Sunday, June 16th
08:00 – 17:00 Corral Parking
TBA - Special Presentations / Guest Speakers
Noon - Track Parade
Lunch Break - ”Hot” Touring Laps
Each registrant must provide year and model of his/her car (for both judged and corral entries).
Based on demand, we reserve the right to subdivide the Concourse classes.
You do not have to be member in the Mercedes-Benz Club of America to register for this event.
The discounted "Early Bird" deadline is June 1, and pre-registration closes June 13. Space permitting, cars can still enter the Concourse on Saturday and Corral Parking on Saturday and Sunday without pre-registration. However, to guarantee your spot we suggest you pre-register well in advance and benefit from the “Early Bird” prices.
Registration for the Legends on Parade – parade lap, Legends on the Track – “hot” touring laps is not online but instead will be available on a first-come first-served basis Saturday and Sunday on site.
For further info or to register, click on the website:
Title Sponsor: SONAX Canada Link
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I always look forward to the Historic Grand Prix at Mosport!
Weather is looking beautiful for this weekend... anyone interested in attending this show? There'll be some great racing to watch during the show. The show gets you a discounted entry fee to the VARAC Vintage race weekend ($20/car vs. $20/person)
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