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60th Running of the Purdue Grand Prix

Make arrangements now to be a part of the celebration! April 21-23, 2017

Read about 50th Anniversary Champion, Al Brittingham under the 60th Grand Prix Tab (above)

GRAND PRIX EVENTS REGISTRATION

Click HERE to Register

ALUMNI RACE INFORMATION

Those who want to compete: please click Alumni Race tab above

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

  • Friday, April 21st
    • Alumni Race Practice Time:  1 – 6 PM at Grand Prix Track
    • Post Practice Pit Stop : 7 – 9 PM at Dauch Alumni Center, Cash Bar**
  • Saturday, April 22nd
    • Track Opens: 8:45 AM
    • VIP/Alumni Tent Continental Breakfast: 9 AM**
    • Sprint Practice and Races: 9:50am
    • Alumni Races: 12:15 PM
    • Pre-Race Ceremonies: 1:30 PM
    • Race: 2:30 PM
    • Post Race Pit Stop: 5-9pm, “308 on State”, in the Village, 2nd floor,
      • Light dinner fare, $10 cover charge + cash bar**
  • Sunday, April 23rd
    • Alumni Brunch and Meeting at Hillenbrand Dining Hall: 10 AM
    • Victory Banquet: 6 PM, Location TBD

**These events require the “Grand Prix Events” Registration; please register at link above

HOTEL & RV RESERVATIONS

Purdue Union Club Hotel: Click Here  Be sure to ask for the “Grand Prix Alumni Block”

All Greater Lafayette / West Lafayette Hotels: Click Here

RV Reservations: Click Here

GRAND PRIX HISTORY BOOK

Order your copy today!! Click HERE

SOCIAL MEDIA

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Roger Yule

Kathy and Roger Yule, ME ’59 of Fullerton, CA, founding president of Purdue Grand Prix, display their Grand Prix flag at the west bank of the Nile outside Luxor, Egypt, at the Hatshepsut Temple. They look forward to waving their flag with Grand Prix Alumni at the 60th anniversary event April 21-23, 2017.

 

 

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Purdue Grand Prix, “The Greatest Spectacle in College Racing”.

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Purdue President Mitch Daniels meets with 1963 Grand Prix Champions, Lorrie Volland of Holly Springs, NC and Ed “Mick” McDonald of Seattle, Washington, celebrating their 50th anniversary of their GP victory

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Daniels wears his Grand Prix cap, as he welcomes incoming students at Purdue’s Freshman Orientation

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Left: 2014 Grand Marshall Al Wurster receiving PGPAO Flag at Pre Race Pit Stop
Right: Grand Prix Alumni participating in Arrive and Drive

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Left: Students and Alumni Participate in new tradition, the Trike Race
Right: Alumni pose in front of Mobile Museum

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Left: 63′ Grand Prix winners with First Female Grand Prix Winner
Right: Sig Ep Grand Prix Alums at Pre Race Pit Stop

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Left: 63′ Winners pose with the 2013 Grand Prix Winner
Right: 63′ Winners pose with Miss Purdue

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Left: PGPAO Members at Post Race Pit Stop
Right: PGPAO Members pose with Lorrie Volland, 63′ Co-Champion

Questions or Comments : pgpao@purdue.edu

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