2,300 Mile Vintage Car Race Scheduled To End In Greenville Later This Week | New
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) – Hemmings Motor News’ Big Race 2021 has announced that the route of their classic car endurance rally will end on Main Street in Greenville, SC on June 27, 2021.
The race will feature vintage cars from 1974 or earlier. The race route takes drivers on some of the oldest roads in the United States, officials say.
Officials say the 2021 Grand Race course covers 2,300 miles and crosses Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Kentucky, West Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina.
At the end of the race, the cars will be parked on Main Street. The event will be free to the public and the cars will be on view for several hours, officials said.
La Grande Course began 38 years ago and based its name on the 1965 film, “La Grande Course”. Each vehicle has a driver and a navigator who work together throughout the race. The teams receive daily instructions which tell them each movement to be made. They are noted at secret checkpoints along the way based on their time of arrival. The race attracts teams from Japan, England, Australia, Canada and the United States to compete for cash prizes. Over $ 150,000 in prizes awarded to the best graduates in each class.
For those wishing to participate in the event, it will take place from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency on Main Street in Greenville, SC.
To find out more about the event, visit The great race.
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