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The 2024 Hemmings Motor News Great Race presented by Coker Tire is officially underway! Today, more than 135 teams took the Green Flag in downtown Owensboro, Kentucky, much to the delight of thousands of spectators. It was sunny, hot and humid, so finding shade was top priority for the on-lookers. As much as we enjoyed […]

It’s the moment we’ve been waiting for! Our whole gang is in Owensboro, Kentucky awaiting the Green Flag, but as always, there are plenty of pre-race activities to mark off the list before we officially hit the road. Thursday was registration and tech inspection day, and today, we had our all-hands-on-deck meeting and then we […]

The anticipation is building for the 2024 Hemmings Motor News Great Race presented by Coker Tire, as cars begin to arrive in Owensboro, Kentucky, by way of McCollister’s Auto Transport & Logistics. We have a busy week to prepare for our nine-day adventure to Gardiner, Maine, and we have lots of great pre-race activities, as […]

Five Great Race related cars turned out for the Kentucky Champions Invitational car show in Owensboro last weekend to help promote the start of this year’s event in that city next month. Owensboro will host the Great Race start on Saturday, June 22. The Kentucky Champions event featured Gary and Jean Ann Martin’s 1932 Ford […]

We hope everyone is back home and gearing up for the Great Race (6 weeks away), but wanted to provide a weekend wrap up for our Spring Rally presented by Stahls Automotive Collection in Chesterfield, Michigan. Our total participation included 78 teams, ranging from several 1916 entries, all the way up to brand new rental […]

Here we are on the final day of competition of the 2024 Great Race Spring Rally presented by Stahls Auto Collection. We enjoyed a long weekend in Chesterfield, Michigan and had a challenging half-day route that was packed with quick turns and plentiful checkpoints. We made our way back to the Stahls Automotive Collection to […]

Day 2 of the Great Race Spring Rally presented by Stahls Automotive Collection sent us back into familiar territory, but with a whole new set of instructions to tackle the mostly flat and rural terrain. Today’s weather was much more comfortable than yesterday, although a noticeable chill came as we approached Lake Huron. We had […]

Last year, we started a new regional rally event with the support of our good friends at the Stahls Automotive Collection in Chesterfield, Michigan. The event’s original goal was to provide a three-day practice run for Great Race rookies and give the veterans another place to rally. Several thousand dollars in the prize fund took […]

Zip Corvette got its start in 1977, when Wayne Walker, a Corvette owner and enthusiast, needed a gas line for his 1961 Corvette and decided to make one of his own. What began as a part-time hobby headquartered in Walker’s garage quickly grew into a thriving business. During the first 10 years, Zip’s single page […]

The Early Ford V-8 Foundation exists to collect, preserve, exhibit and interpret the history and heritage of the products manufactured by the Ford Motor Company between 1932 and 1953. The Museum is located in Auburn, Indiana, a town rich with automotive history. We were fortunate to visit the Early Ford V-8 Museum during the 2023 […]

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