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Ed and Brenda Hurst are selling their 1932 Chevrolet two-door that is Great Race ready. The car has its original interior that is in good shape and it has been updated to include hydraulic brakes, insert bearings in the engine and 12-volt electrical system. The car has won many Aces, which are still on the […]

Sharp Shooting in Texas

Three-time Great Race Grand Champion Howard Sharp also loves to hunt during the fall and winter, and each year he makes a week and a half long trip to northwestern Texas for a hunt. Mostly, he and his friends are on the lookout for big bucks, and as you can see Sharp bagged a nice […]

Great Racers Wed in Oregon

The Great Race is one big family, and we like to use the website to share news about the thousands of members all over the world. Lately, it has been sad news with the passing of Howard Jameson and Rex Gardner. In an effort to share some happy news, we are going to be posting […]

The 2019 Great Race television show will air this Saturday, Nov. 16, at 7 a.m. Eastern Time on Motor Trend TV (part of the Discovery channels on what was previously known as the Velocity Channel). The one-hour show will highlight the 2019 Great Race route from Riverside, Calif., to Tacoma, Wash., including all lunch and […]

We got an email from Rex Gardner’s daughter, Tonia, asking us to share the following information on Rex’s services after his passing on Monday, Nov. 4: Arrangements have been made for the Celebration of Life for Rex Gardner. Service will be at Nichols-Stephens Funeral Home, 10201 US Hwy 59, Grove, OK 74344 on Saturday, November […]

Rex Gardner, two-time Great Race Grand Champion, lost his short battle with cancer Monday night in Oklahoma. He was 81. Rex started competing in the Great Race in 1985 and was a mainstay in the event. He was best known in the last decade and a half for combining his love for vintage car rallying […]

The Great Race website blog post are to keep racers up to date on what is happening with the event, including what is going on in the lives of the participants. Lately, it seems, it has been the place to relay the passing of some of our friends or health issues others are dealing with. […]

Tragedy has hit the Jameson and Socquet Great Race families as three-year veteran Howard (Ben) Jameson and his brother Scott Socquet have been killed in a helicopter crash outside of Las Vegas. Howard is the youngest son of Jesse and Linda Jameson, Great Racers from New Fairfield, Connecticut. Scott is Linda’s oldest son. Scott was […]

Two-time Great Race Grand Champion Rex Gardner has informed us he has lung cancer. It was just diagnosed this week and he is going to Tulsa for further tests to find out the level of seriousness it is. Rex has been a regular Great Racer since the second event back in 1984, winning twice with […]

John and Scott Hudson won another regional rally this weekend in their 1940 Chevrolet in the Northeast Rally Club’s annual fall event, this year in Beach Lake, Pennsylvania. The Hudsons, who were third overall in the 2018 Great Race when it finished in Nova Scotia, had an overall score of 18.7 seconds. They beat out […]

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