New Chattanooga Motorcar Festival Track Will Honor Racer Jim Pace

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Chattanooga, TN — The Chattanooga Motorcar Festival announced Monday that an all-new two-mile race course for wheel-to-wheel competition during the Oct. 15-17 event will be named the Pace Grand Prix at the Bend, in memory of the late Jim Pace. The course is currently under construction in downtown Chattanooga.

Events on the course during Friday and Saturday will include vintage and historic races among a limited number of 12 competitors at a time. Get Pace Grand Prix info, including the 11 class designations.

Development and oversight of the course design was conducted by a renowned motorsports track planning and execution company. The new track replaces the Time Trials course used in the inaugural 2019 event.