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As we position ourselves for the finale of the 2019 Hemmings Motor News Great Race presented by Hagerty, we experienced another excellent day of rallying. Interestingly, the timed portion of today’s course began in Longview, Washington, our lunch host for the day. John Classen designed a course that would send the racers on a series […]

Yesterday’s wow moments still have everyone buzzing, but today’s route was another incredible journey through some giant hills, twists and turns. We started our day in Warm Springs, Oregon, and rallied our way through a beautiful road full of tough speed changes, elevation changes and tight turns. The scenery was outstanding, as the landscape allowed […]

Today was one of those unforgettable Great Race days. We’ve seen some pretty cool stuff over the years, but today ranks pretty highly. So high, in fact that we’re including double the amount of photos than normal. The reason for all the excitement? Crater Lake National Park. This place is hard to describe, but imagine […]

Today marks the half way point of the 2019 Hemmings Motor News Great Race presented by Hagerty. The weather left a little to be desired, as most of our morning consisted of overcast skies, which eventually led to a mist and showers. Mixed with temperatures that struggled to get out of the 50’s it made […]

The Hemmings Motor News Great Race presented by Hagerty keeps rolling as we complete day four’s trek from Chico, California to Eureka, California. The day’s route started with rallying through some beautiful Northern California farmland. Rice fields and various orchards and groves offered a great view with mountains in the distance. Unfortunately, a high-speed police […]

Our time spent in Nevada was short, but we made the most of it with an awesome stop in Gardnerville, and we stayed in town a little later than usual this morning. We hit the highway and headed back into California, and started today’s timed course with a challenging climb up Donner Pass. While the […]

What a day! We covered a lot of ground on Day 2 of the Hemmings Motor News Great Race presented by Hagerty. We started the day in Lancaster, California, and hit the road bright and early. The morning route was straight forward and featured long stretches of scenic highway with snow-capped mountains to our left […]

Our days leading up to the start of the 2019 Hemmings Motor News Great Race presented by Hagerty are always busy–paperwork, registration, tech inspection and general preparation for 9 days on the road. It can be stressful, but it’s all worth it when the green flag drops on Saturday morning. We had a beautiful setting […]

The Friday before the Great Race kicks off is always a busy day. We kick it off with a general meeting, which includes staff members, volunteers, drivers, navigators and support crews. Jeff Stumb gave everyone the rundown for the event, and then handed over the meeting to John Classen, the Director of Competition to start […]

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