CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - Cape Girardeau, Mo., will host an overnight stop on the 2013 Hemmings Motor News Great Race presented by Hagerty Tuesday, June 25, race promoters have announced.
The Great Race, the world’s premiere old car rally, is expected to bring up to 100 antique automobiles downtown to Main Street for this event.
The race will start June 22 in St. Paul, Minn., at the State Fairgrounds and weave its way down the Mississippi River toward the Gulf of Mexico through 10 states and cross the river a dozen times before the finish in Mobile, Ala., on June 30.
The stop in Cape Girardeau will be the last on Day 4 of the 9-day race.
All but one of the overnight stops will be on the Mississippi River.
The cars will arrive from a lunch stop in Washington, Mo., earlier in the day.
The Great Race, which began 30 years ago, is not a speed race, but a time/speed/distance rally.