(Cheyenne, Wyo.) - More than 100 of the world’s finest antique autos raced
towards their stop in Cheyenne at the Depot Plaza, June 22.
The 2016 Great Race
drivers from around the world for this premier old car rally. Each car,
built in 1972 and earlier, arrived in Cheyenne with the first making its
debut at the Depot Plaza at 5:15 p.m., with a new one arriving every minute
for two hours. Residents gathered to checkout the cars and had an
opportunity to interact with the drivers and owners.
The 2,400-mile race began Saturday June 18 in San Rafael, Calif., and will
finish this Sunday, June 26 in Moline, Ill., on the banks of the
Mississippi River. This year’s race winner will take home a grand prize of
“When the Great Race pulls into a city it becomes an instant festival,”
race director Jeff Stumb said. “Last year we had three overnight stops with
more than 10,000 spectators on our way to having 250,000 people see the
Great Race during the event.”
Read more about the event here.
more information, visit www.greatrace.com.
*h/t photos: Pitchengine Communities*
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