Tribute to Mosport's 50th Season and Vintage MG Drivers Focus Event Highlight Weekend Father's Day Weekend Festivities

(BOWMANVILLE, ON -- June 14, 2010) This Father's Day Weekend will be a trip down memory lane at Mosport International Raceway as the historic circuit plays host to the 31st Annual International Vintage Festival, June 18-20.

Event organizers, the Vintage Automobile Racing Association (VARAC) will join Mosport to celebrate the 50th race season of the famous road course.

On track activities include the Vintage MG Drivers Focus Event, plus races in popular classes like the Open Wheel, Historic and Vintage Production, Sports Racer and 70+. Canada's largest Mini gathering, Mini Meet North will return to celebrate 51 years of the Original Mini and 10 years of the New Mini.

The 2010 Vintage Festival will return to the glory years of "grassroots sportscar racing" with three days of on-track action. Hundreds of cars and drivers from all across Canada and the United States will participate.

The Vintage MG Drivers Focus Event will feature MG's of all era's and descriptions. Other marques to watch for will be Alfa, Austin Healy, Daimler, Fiat, Jaguar, Porsche, Mini, Sadler, Sunbeam, Triumph and Formula cars.

Off track, motorsport author and novelist, Burt Levy will be on hand to sign autographs, introduce his latest novel and provide colour commentary from the broadcast booth. The "Field Of Dreams" car show will have sports cars and hot-rods from all over North America. They will have parade laps on Sunday afternoon on-track at no-charge to participants.

Everyone is invited to walk through the paddock and get up close to the cars and drivers. There will be booths and vendors of all types set up.

The three-day weekend SuperTicket is just $30 until June 16 ($35 at the Gate). Single-day tickets are also available. Each ticket includes parking, access to the paddock and admission to Mosport Speedway's Saturday Night Stock Car racing at the half-mile paved oval located on the grounds. As with all Mosport events, children 12 and under are admitted for free when accompanied by a paid adult admission.

For more information go to, and to purchase advance tickets call the Mosport Hotline at 1-800-866-1072 (Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm ET), visit online at, or email

-source: mosport