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The Great Race

1909 Buick racer attacks the California hillsThe Great Race, the world's premier old car rally, will make a stop in Erie on June 20! This is the first time that the event will be in Erie since 1988. 

More than 130 of the world's finest vehicles will be participating in the time-speed endurance rally for vintage cars. The 2022 event will begin in Warwick, Rhode Island on June 18. Vehicles will travel 2,300 miles over nine days, making stops in 19 cities before ending in Fargo, North Dakota on June 26.

Spectators will have the chance to get an up-close look at all of the vintage automobiles when they're parked in Perry Square from 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. The event is free and open to the public for viewing. 

The oldest cars registered to participate in the 2022 event are a 1916 Hudson Pikes Peak Hill Climb Car, a 1917 American LaFrance and a 1917 Peerless. Cars built in 1974 and earlier participate in the event, with most of the entered vehicles having been manufactured before World War II.

For more information regarding The Great Race, click here. 

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