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A new sponsor for 2024, Samuel Smith is known as Yorkshire, England’s oldest brewery. Family-owned since 1758 and based in Tadcaster, Samuel Smith brews a multitude of ales, stouts, lagers and ciders. Samuel Smith also brews organic fruit ales in their 19th century steam powered facility in Stamford, just 90 miles north of London. Operating […]

ROGO Fastener Co. Inc. joined the Great Race family of sponsors in 2023. Company owners Dan and Katie Rogosich are passionate car enthusiasts and serve the Mid-Atlantic and New England areas with products and solutions for the automotive industry. The family-owned company has grown tremendously since its inception in 1992 and has stayed true to […]

Our 2024 Great Race start city (Owensboro, KY) is hosting a HUGE event on May 10-11, 2024. The annual event is called BBQ & Barrels and it’s a celebration of authentic Bar-B-Que and historic Kentucky bourbon and this year the Owensboro crew is adding a car show to the mix. Experience a car event unlike […]

McCollister’s was founded in 1945 by Daniel H. McCollister. Now, nearly 80 years later, the company has grown into a global business that handles specialty transportation, warehouse distribution and fulfillment, installation services, logistics and classic car transportation. The company is still owned and operated by the McCollister family and continues to grow. McCollister’s has been […]

Hagerty has been a huge supporter of the Great Race since 2011, and the Traverse City, Michigan-based insurance company is our sponsor spotlight for this week. We’ve had the opportunity to watch this company transform from a niche insurance agency to a global automotive brand over the course of our partnership, and it’s been a […]

When Coker Tire purchased the assets of the Great Race back in 2010, it hit the ground running with its first event in 2011. That event, from Chattanooga, Tennessee to Bennington, Vermont changed the scope of the Great Race and the event has been in a growth pattern ever since. Coker Tire’s involvement in the […]

Hemmings Motor News & Marketplace built its legacy in the publishing industry with a collection of the most in-depth, enthusiast-driven automotive magazines in the world. Hemmings Motor News, Hemmings Muscle Machines and Hemmings Classic Car magazines are readily available in stores and by subscription, and there is an endless amount of content on the Hemmings […]

Longtime Great Racer John Hollansworth has passed away at age 92 at his home in Hot Springs Village, Arkansas. John was best know for piloting the 1917 Peerless Green Dragon for more than 20 years on the Great Race. He helped get Hagerty involved in the event decades ago with their sponsorship of his car, […]

With nine days of rallying behind us, it’s time to look at the results. We enjoyed a great time at our Awards Banquet, celebrating the special award winners and top finishers in each category. If you’d like to see a full listing of daily and cumulative scores, CLICK HERE. Grand Championship Division 1st Howard and […]

The 2023 Hemmings Motor News Great Race presented by Coker Tire is in the books, and we crowned the Grand Champion on Tejon Street in Colorado Springs, Colorado this afternoon. Howard and Doug Sharp are no strangers to victory lane in Great Race rallying, and they once again put together an incredible nine-day rally to […]

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