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Rocky Mountain Vintage Car Race
Thursday, September 14th, 2017
9:00am - 5:00pm
1.3 Mile Loop in the upper village
Upper Brush Creek Road, Wood Road, and Upper Carriage Way

Summary Schedule:
6:00am - RFTA Snowmass Mall Bus Depot closes. Buses transition to Base Village Transit Center only.
7:00am - Race course set up and one lane closures begin. 
7:00am - Additional Park & Ride Service Begins. Village Shuttle will be offering 10 minute shuttles from Town Park.
9:00am - Races begin. Roads close for 20-30 minute race sessions. Opened to one-way traffic between races.
5:00pm - Race course clean up and roads open.

Event Summary:
For the first time in 19 years, the sights and sounds of high-octane racing come alive on the streets of Snowmass Village with The Aspen Snowmass Vintage Car Race. Kicking off the Motoring Classic Weekend, watch as vintage Corvette’s, BMW’s, Porsches, Mustangs, and formula race cars from the 1960’s and 1970’s, fly by during this exhilarating new event.

Approximately 60 to 70 drivers will compete in the one day street race in a series of small group sessions with exhibition style, friendly, racing in 20 minute sessions.

The race will kickoff the Motoring Classic and Wine Festival Weekend in Snowmass Village September 14 - September 17. Find details about the race by following the link below.

Event Webpage...

Road Closures & Traffic Impacts:
  • Road impacts and one-lane closures will begin at 7:00 am on Thursday, September 14th to allow for course set up
  • Upper Brush Creek Road, Upper Carriage Way, and the Wood Road Bridge will have restricted traffic access 7am - 5pm. Expect 20 - 30 minute delays.
  • Upper Brush Creek Road and Carriage Way will be ONE WAY only, and will be CLOSED beginning at 9am during the 20 minute race sessions. 
  • Traffic traveling to the upper village will be directed to stage on Kearns Road in the Snowmass Center during the race. 
  • Alternating one way traffic will be permitted on Wood Road Bridge. Only minor delays will be present to and from Wood Road.
  • Elbert Lane will be closed to traffic, parking, and deliveries.
  • Business owners in the upper village should attempt to coordinate deliveries or schedule them for alternative dates.
  • Mountain View, Creekside, and Brush Creek complex residents will be only be able to enter and exit the course area during the session intermissions. Parking in an alternate location or planning to stay and watch the event is advised.
  • School bus pick up and drop off locations will remain the same. The morning school bus will run on time. The afternoon school bus may be delayed slightly.
  • Extra shuttles will be running from Town Park Station. Park and ride the Village Shuttle from Town Park.
  • Parking will be limited in the upper village. Park and ride from Town Park Station.
  • Several great spectating opportunities will be available and are indicated as the blue icons in the map below. 

 Transit Rider Impacts:
  • All bus service, both Village Shuttle and RFTA, will be operating out of Base Village only. Both of the Mall bus stations will be closed. Passengers should be directed to use the Skittles to move between the Mall and Base Village to catch a bus.
  • The Village Shuttle will not be operating any shuttle service to the Upper Village properties. 
  • The Village Shuttle will provide service from the Conoco up to Mountain View/Creekside/Mall via Upper Brush Creek Road during each road opening. Passengers at the Snowmass Center will need to come down to the Conoco station and catch the bus staged there during the road closure. 
  • Dial-a-Ride phone in service will still be available. Call 923-3500 to arrange a ride to properties served by the Village Shuttle. 
  • Find additional transit details for race day at www.snowmasstransit.com

The race will present some amazing spectating opportunities, and there will be plenty of designated areas to catch the action. Click on the map below to view the 4 spectator and photo opportunity locations (Blue Camera Icons Below)

Spectators MUST remain at least 30 feet back from the race course roadway. Please respect all race course signage, barriers, and traffic control personnel. 

Race Course Map:

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Click on the map above for details.

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