The 40th running of the Vintage Automobile Racing Association of Canada (VARAC) Vintage Grand Prix was held at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP). This year's focus was on 'grassroots racers' and the clubs 40th anniversary. Also part of the weekend was the Vintage Volvo Racing Association.

Vehicles racing at CTMP compete in one of five broad categories depending on the type and age of the automobile. Within many of the categories are a number of classes.

  • Pre-War - Classic pre-war, single-seat, sports cars and post-war MG T-series are included in this category.
  • Vintage Production – This race group is made up of sports cars such as the MGA, Triumph TR4, Austin Healey Sprite, Porsche 356, etc. The group has a production date cut-off for vehicles, which is December 31, 1961.
  • Historic Production – Vehicles in this group were manufactured between January 1, 1962 and December 31, 1972. The Ford Mustang, MGB, Mini Cooper, MG Midget, Chevrolet Camaro and Porsche 911 are vehicles commonly found in this group.
  • Monoposto – This category was conceived to accommodate purpose-built race cars – such as open wheel and sports racers.
  • Classic – The Classic category includes Group 70+ for production-based vehicles built between 1973 and 1989. Also part of the category is Group 90+ for newer cars (1990 to 1997). Vehicles in this category include the Porsche 944, Datsun 240Z, Chevrolet Corvette, BMW M3, etc.

    Over 200-drivers competed in twenty-minute races around Canadian Tire Motorsport Park’s ten-turn, 2.459-mile road course.

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