Rose Cup Races Tickets
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Rose Cup Races
The Temp-Control Mechanical Corp. has an eighth anniversary of celebrating the joint ventures with the Rose Festival in 2008. It serves as the major sponsor of this premier event.
It is also very special as it is the 2nd oldest amateur race event, of its kind in the country, and it is usually approached by over 400 entrants from all over the country.
It is a three day event, which comprises of 25 national and over 50 regional classes competing with each other in 16 races in the weekend. There are four races, which are considered as the major attractions by the fans.
The first of such races is the Festival Trophy Race being presented by Pro Drive Driving School. Every year, it is a tradition that the Portland Rose Festival Association selects a race group as the Festival Trophy Race.
There are many similarities between the Rose Cup race and the Festival Trophy Race, as both have a formal introduction of drivers on the front straight before the start of the race. There is a tradition to have some formal winning activities, which include a winner's podium complete with Champagne for the top 3 in each class.
The second and third races are related with Porsche Club of America's Porsche Cup, and sponsored by Carrera Motors. The final race of the weekend, which has a specific significance, is the self titled Rose Cup Race.
The year of 2008 is also special as the Portland Rose Festival organizers, have plans to announce the First Annual Rose Cup Races Cruise In, on the Saturday from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
The Cruise In is a way to serve as a part of entertainment to the entrants, in order to show off their Pre-1973 Hot Rods, Customs or Cool Rides and compete for Prizes and Trophies.
There would be an arrangement of Live Music, Food and a Show & Shine viewing. It is possible for every interested person to buy an entry ticket of $10 and join for the fun.
Usually the most important day of the event is Sunday, as it gives a chance to the attendees to experience a different kind of racing as the Oregon Motorcycle Road Racing Association (OMRRA) joins the Rose Cup Races. There is an exhibition race that really provides very exciting entertainment for the whole audience.
The whole event has an entire 47 years of history. There is constructed a Portland International Raceway (PIR) on the abandoned site of the old World War II, in the city of Vanport.
It has happened, due to the campaign by the Portland Jaycees, include an auto racing event in the Rose Cup annual celebration as a way to celebrate the new track. The first ever Rose Cup Races were held in the month of June in 1961.
The PIR is owned and operated by the City of Portland, till this day and the funds are generated by the various year round track events. If you are interested to know more about the annual Rose Cup Race, then it is the oldest amateur road-racing event, held in the west of the Mississippi River.
It has a specific place in the hearts of the local people and the racing weekend usually carries Sports Car Club of America's Regional and National Championship point races with more than 400 amateur drivers in varied classes of race cars. It's a great event for the whole family.