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The Great Race was spotlighted during last weekend’s Northeast Motorsports Expo in Augusta, Maine, thanks to Great Racer Peter Prescott, Maine Boyz Racing and the company EJP. Great Race director Jeff Stumb was a guest at the Expo, which featured not only the June 26 overnight stop in Gardiner, Maine, but the other four Maine […]

The Great Race has announced the 2018 Event Regulations are posted and available for viewing on the website. There are no major changes again this year to the rules, but each contestant is responsible for reading and understanding the regulations. Obvious changes are the dates of the event and the promoted city stops, beginning with […]

For over the last 10 years Edward and Steven Tourje from Uniondale, Pennsylvania have been racing their 1939 Ford One mile at a time for Autism. On Wednesday December 6th 2017 they represented the Vintage Car Rally Association (VCRA) by presenting The Vista School with a holiday gift, a $45,000 donation to purchase a slightly […]

The 2017 Great Race television show has aired on Velocity, but if you missed it or forgot to record it you don’t need to worry because it has been posted on the Great Race’s YouTube channel. The TV show highlights most all of the vehicles, including of course the winners – Beth Gentry and Jody […]

Dozens of rookies get to experience the Great Race every year, as Dave Burrows did in 2017. And Dave did it right from the start to the finish. He bought and restored a 1948 Mercury woody wagon for the event, and he documented every step of the way from buying the car to crossing the […]

Bob Coker Passes Away

Frequent Great Racer Bob Coker passed away Nov. 9 at his home in North Carolina at the age of 82. Known affectionately as “Uncle Bob” around the Great Race and Coker Tire, Robert Edward Coker loved Buicks. He got his love for antique automobiles from his father, and through the years had owned some of […]

Tim and Peter Grey have been involved quietly with the Great Race for the last three years with their 1940 Chevrolet coupe, but those who have gotten to know them will not be surprised to hear with Tim did during the recent fires that ravaged northern California. The Greys are from Sonoma, which was in […]

Bryan and Ian Deering won the annual Pumpkin Run in Millsboro, Delaware over the weekend in their 1935 Ford Coupe. The father and son team from Bad Axe, Michigan edged out New York’s John and Scott Hudson in their 1940 Chevrolet Coupe. Third place went to the husband and wife team of Doug and Dana […]

Tom Littrell of Galax, Virginia has been entering X-Cup teams for almost as many years as the division has been part of the Great Race. X-Cup is for high school and college age students and Littrell has been involved with Boy Scouts for decades as a leader and it just made sense that he would […]

Cars on Kiawah is an annual celebration of the Lowcountry’s finest automobiles displayed in the lush setting of Ocean Park on Kiawah Island, SC. The 2018 Cars on Kiawah will take place on Saturday, April 21 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., with a display of over 200 of the region’s top club and individual […]

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