The father and son team of Jeff and Eric Fredette won the 9th annual All-Stars for Autism rally in Springfield, Mo., last weekend, edging out Gary and Jean Ann Martin. The Fredettes were third overall in last summers Great Race in their yellow and black 1933 Ford pickup. Their score for the three-day rally was 18.75 seconds after their factor was applied. They had a 3 on Day 1, followed by a 13 and a 7.
The Martins, in their beautiful 1938 Ford coupe, had an 8, 18 and 6 each day for a total of 26.88 after their factor.
Last years Great Race champions, Irene and Barry Jason, were third in a 1966 Mustang. The Jasons, who will be shooting for their third straight Great Race title this summer, won the Great Race the last two years in a 1935 Ford coupe.
Two of the most consistent teams were fourth and fifth: Steven and Ed Tourje in their 1939 Ford followed by Beth Gentry and Jody Knowles in their 1932 Ford Cabriolet.
Rounding out the top 10 were Janet and Steve Hedke in sixth; Carolyn and Bill Croker in seventh; Larry Blair and Bill Harper in eighth; Sharon and Jim McGee in ninth; and Jim Caudle and Charlie Brittingham in 10th.