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2023 National Convention - SAAC-48
« on: October 17, 2022, 12:50:45 PM »
2023 National Convention - SAAC-48

PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL RACE COMPLEX
Pittsburgh PA

July 13-15, 2023


The Shelby American Automobile Club returns to PittRace for SAAC-48, with three full days of activities.
Open Track, Concours Judging, Car Show, Parade Laps... plus a few extra fun activities.



This event will be a key component in conjunction with the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix (PVGP) Race Week, July 14-23.


The Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix is the nationís largest vintage street race and the largest vintage race event, spanning 10 days with two race weekends, car shows, parties, parades and motorsport events. The Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix Association raises funds for autistic and IDD charities, donating over $6 million since their founding in 1983.

Initial Schedules, Online Registration, Hotel Information and the SAAC-48 website will be available in the months to come.

Mark you 2023 calendar and watch for more details as they are announced

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Re: 2023 National Convention - SAAC-48
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2023, 03:44:52 PM »
Really looking forward to this event!

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Re: 2023 National Convention - SAAC-48
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2023, 05:20:51 PM »

Oh well... date conflict, I'll be at Road America for the Hawk.

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Re: 2023 National Convention - SAAC-48
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2023, 07:24:40 PM »
Can you register yet?
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« Reply #4 on: January 16, 2023, 06:43:20 AM »
I attended this location for SAAC-44 and had a great time as a Team Shelby member. This year I will be going as a SAAC member. Looking forward to going. 

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« Reply #5 on: January 16, 2023, 08:53:10 AM »
To my knowledge, registration is being prepared and worked on, but not ready to "go Live" yet.

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« Reply #6 on: January 16, 2023, 05:52:45 PM »
I remember when it was here last time, a couple of years ago. I was between Mustangs, and just was kicking myself for not having one. I finally got ahold of one of my all time "Halo" desire cars - an 07 GT500, red. I can't wait to come this time with an actual Shelby! I will do the track events too. I have the car dialed in for it, as I do run it in HPDE's through the local Porsche Club (of which I am also a member). Pitt Race is my "home" track, and it is indeed a good one. It has attributes of being very technical (like Mid-Ohio) but also very fast, like Summit Point. Lots of elevation changes too, like the Glenn.

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Re: 2023 National Convention - SAAC-48
« Reply #7 on: January 17, 2023, 05:51:58 AM »
Has a host hotel been selected?
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« Reply #8 on: January 17, 2023, 06:10:14 AM »
Has a host hotel been selected?

Pittsburgh Marriott North.  There is a group rate available.  I'm heading out there Wednesday 7/12, will be there until Sunday 7/16.

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« Reply #9 on: January 19, 2023, 08:26:53 AM »
Is that rate available yet? I would like to stay at the host hotel with SAAC. My last trip was at a local hotel. - Kevin

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« Reply #10 on: January 19, 2023, 08:43:30 AM »
Is that rate available yet? I would like to stay at the host hotel with SAAC. My last trip was at a local hotel. - Kevin

I booked my room on 10/31/22.  I believe the group rate code is SHELBY CLUB.

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« Reply #11 on: January 19, 2023, 01:46:57 PM »
Thank you 68gtcoupe for that information. You answered two questions in one statement. I wasn't sure how early I could book the room.

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« Reply #12 on: January 19, 2023, 01:51:44 PM »
Thank you 68gtcoupe for that information. You answered two questions in one statement. I wasn't sure how early I could book the room.

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« Reply #13 on: January 30, 2023, 10:28:13 AM »
Fellow SAAC Members, I plan to attend SAAC 48 and get my grandson (age 7) out on the Pitt Race track for parade laps in my Cobra replica. Would anyone know if SAAC does anything down in Pittsburgh during the following week? Would there be parade laps also available on the Shenley Park track to get him out as well? Is there a Cobra gathering there on Saturday like Ive seen for the  Porsches, Mercedes..etc.? All input welcome....thx

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« Reply #14 on: January 30, 2023, 11:19:52 PM »
Hello Evil Twin.  Looking forward to having you in town.  I am a local Pittsburgher and am on the car show committee for the Pgh Vintage Grand Prix (PVGP).  The SAAC convention will be part of the Grand Prix's first weekend at Pitt Race (the Grand Prix races will actually take place on the 15th-16th), but then there are events around town (generally various downtown locations) each day the following week leading up to the big weekend at Schenley Park (near Pitt and CMU) for the vintage races there.  Those are the smaller bore vintage cars (I think up to around 4 liters ... ie Allards, Porsches, MG's, Jaguars) since it is held on very tight city streets throughout the downtown city park.  That weekend, there will be over 3,000 cars in the show on the various fairways of the golf course as they are racing around you.  It is truly one of the best car events in the country (only vintage race still held on city streets) and it's all for a great cause.  Over 1,000 volunteers put it on with the proceeds going to the Allegheny Valley School and Autism Society.  For anyone who has never attended, you can get a lot of information at www.pvgp.org.  Please feel free to ask if you have any questions and I will try to check back here regularly...I'm usually not on here.  Anyone who can attend will not be sorry.  Any Shelby's would park on the American field.  Ferrari is Marque of the year, so I expect that there will be close to 100 of them.)

Anyone attending SAAC itself, we had one of the best turnouts of vintage cars in recent memory the last time at PittRace and I expect another one this time as well!
1965 GT350 #431
1965 ERA Cobra with original 427 Side Oiler (625 HP)
1968 GT350 #760
2006 GT-H #20
1964 Sunbeam Tiger #336
1964 1/2 Mustang convertible -12th day of production
1989 Saleen SSC #94