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The Great Race on Route 66 TV show will air Saturday, December 10, at 6 a.m. Eastern time on Velocity television network. It is the premiere showing of the 2015 event from Kirkwood, Missouri to Santa Monica, California. The one-hour special chronicles the highs and lows of more than 100 teams in their vintage automobiles […]

The most Great Racers at one time in more than a decade have advanced into Expert Division due to their performances on the 2016 Great Race. In all, nine racers have been re-classified from Sportsman to Expert, including 2016 Sportsman winners Bryan and Ian Deering. The Deerings also finished sixth overall in 2016 in their […]

As many of you know by now, the Great Race if full of very interesting characters. And one of those we have featured here before is longtime Great Racer and checkpoint worker Liz Sutter, who spends her winters in Antarctica. Well, Liz is at it again, rubbing shoulders with more big wigs – this time […]

The Great Race was well represented at last week’s “Hat Trick for Heroes” events hosted by GroupeStahl in Michigan for Veteran’s Day. Jay Leno was the star attraction on Thursday night as more than 400 gathered at the Stahl Automotive Museum for his performance. Great Racer Ted Stahl introduced Leno and before Ted could sit […]

The best part about my job as Director of the Great Race is getting to know the coolest car guys from one end of the country to the other. But with that comes the hardest part of my job: sharing the news when one of those cool guys passes away. It comes with the territory […]

Great Racers Ted and Mary Stahl and the Stahls Automotive Museum will be hosting their annual Veteran’s Day event Nov. 11, but this year there is an exciting twist – Jay Leno will perform at the museum Thursday, November 10, at 7:15 p.m. In fact, there will be three events this year, and it is […]

For the first time ever, a Maserati will compete in the Great Race on the route from Jacksonville, Florida to Traverse City, Michigan from June 24-July 2, 2017. It is a 1950 Maserati A6 1500PF Berlinetta and it has quite a history, including competing in the 2016 Mille Miglia in Italy earlier this year. The […]

Doug and Dana Sharp won the annual Pumpkin Run in Millsboro, Delaware in their 1916 Hudson Hillclimber, besting 36 other vehicles in the rally. The couple from Fairport, New York posted a 17.16 second score with Dana subbing in place of Doug’s usual driver, his father Howard Sharp. They edged out Gary and Jean Ann […]

We just got the latest edition of Hemmings Classic Car and Hemmings Sport & Exotic and the new full page Great Race ad is in both of them. This is the first time the new ad has been published, and it lists all 17 lunch and overnight promoted stops for the 2017 event from Jacksonville, […]

Many of you Great Racers know the Wandering Troubadours of Finland (affectionately known as WTF). They always bring some kind of crazy vehicle to the Great Race, and their support rig is part of the fun. The boys have decided to sell the bus, in order to fund another support rig. The bus is outfitted […]

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