The total purse for the 2012 Hemmings Motor News Great Race presented by Hagerty is going to be $118,500, event Director Jeff Stumb has announced. The Grand Champion of the race will receive a minimum of $25,000. The total purse is an increase of 32 percent over last year, and the Grand Champion is guaranteed to pocket at least $5,000 more than last year.
The other major increases are the addition of daily prize money and an increase of one extra paid position in each division and class. And we increased the total amount paid out in each class as well, Stumb said.
Here is the breakdown of overall and class prize money:
|GRAND CHAMPION WINNER: $15,000 (plus their divisions first place prize money)|
|GRAND CHAMPIONSHIP DIVISION AWARDS|
|EXPERT DIVISION AWARDS|
|SPORTSMAN DIVISION AWARDS|
|ROOKIE CLASS AWARDS|
|GRAND TOTAL: $118,500|
3 comments about “Prize money announced for 2012 Great Race”
I DIDN’T SEE THE RACE DATES POSTED….MIGHT TRY TO ATTEND WITH ’67 VETTE CONVERTIBLE THAT PLACED 3RD IN ROOKIE DIVISION IN 2007 AT ANIHEIM….PLEASE KEEP ME ADVISED. THANKS.
Mike: We would love for you to join us. The dates are June 23-July 1. Please see http://www.greatrace.com for more details or call me at 800-989-7223.
This looks super. Good job. Jim