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WATCH NOW: Classic cars are the stars of the Great Race | Local News

CHIPPEWA FALLS — Millions of dollars’ worth of vintage cars are competing in a cross country race called the Hemmings Motor News Great Race presented by Hagerty Drivers Club. They arrived in Chippewa Falls for a lunch stop on Friday. The Great Race is a time, speed and endurance rally for 1974 and older collector vehicles. It’s based on the famous 1908 race from Paris to New York and has taken place each summer since 1983. The basic idea of the time/speed/distance rally… Source link

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The Great Race 2022 stops in Chippewa Falls | Entertainment

The Hemmings Motor News Great Race presented by Hagerty Drivers Club arrived in Chippewa Falls on Friday. The Great Race is a time, speed, and endurance rally for 1974 and older collector vehicles. It’s based on the famous 1908 race from Paris to New York and has taken place each summer since 1983. The basic idea of the time/speed/distance rally is to accomplish the day’s route as closely as possible to the rally master’s perfectly scored time. The team that is closest to the perfect… Source link

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Great Race plans a great finish Sunday in downtown Fargo; Detroit Lakes offers look at vintage racers, too – InForum

FARGO — Vintage car fans will have plenty of opportunities to take in the final miles and finish of the Great Race in downtown Fargo on Sunday, June 26. Similarly, fans of four-wheeled beauty will be able to get an eyeful in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, on Saturday, June 25, with local car clubs showing off their highly burnished babies before the Great Race rolls into that town for an afternoon and early evening stop. The weather should be a plus. Winds out of the northwest are… Source link

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The Great Race pitstops in Plainfield on a perfect summer day – Shaw Local

Downtown Plainfield on Wednesday afternoon was a piece of Americana, with people lining both sides of Lockport Street on a hot summer afternoon, drawn by their mutual love for old cars. The 2022 Hemmings Motor News-sponsored Great Race, a nine-day rally that kicked off June 18 in Rhode Island, was stopping in Plainfield on its way to North Dakota. The 1965 slapstick movie comedy “The Great Race” – based on the real 1908 automobile race from New York to Paris – inspired this event.

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Sun Prairie prepares for June 23 Great Race lunch stop | Business

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Sun Prairie prepares for June 23 Great Race lunch stop |

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The Great Race to make pit stop in Perrysburg

PERRYSBURG, Ohio (WTVG) – The Great Race is making a pit stop in Perrysburg, and the City is welcoming the drivers with a celebration. The Great Race is a cross-country antique car rally that starts in Rhode Island and ends in North Dakota. This year’s rally includes an overnight stop in the Perrysburg Historic District. To celebrate The Great Race, Perrysburg is throwing a Great Race Pit Stop Party. The party will take place on June 21 from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. “We are excited to bring… Source link

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‘Great Race’ begins 10 state cross-country trek from Warwick

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — Over 130 classic cars started their engines at Rocky Point Park in Warwick to begin the “2022 Hemmings Motor News Great Race.” The race will travel through 19 cities in Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin and Minnesota before ending in Fargo, North Dakota. The race is not a speed race, but a time/speed/distance rally. Each vehicle involved will have a driver and navigator. The teams are given… Source link

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