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#88 - Not So Fast

#88 - Not So Fast

Every year, over a hundred vintage cars gather for "The Great Race." "Race" is a misnomer as the event is organized as a rally and for some it's a survival challenge. The objective of The Great Race is not to see which racer finishes the race the fastest, but rather how "on time" each racer arrives to course checkpoints along the way according to the 200+ instructions provided per day—without the use of odometers or GPS. Any car up through model year 1972 is eligible to participate in the race and the route changes every year. This year, the race kicked off on the West coast in San Rafael, CA and ended 2,500 miles away in Moline, IL with participants stopping for an extended lunch and then overnighting in pre-selected communities each day. In that regard, The Great Race is a traveling vintage auto show. To commemorate 50 years of the Corolla, Toyota fielded a 1970 Corolla true to its original specifications and driven by a star studded crew that includes BMX rider Jamie Bestwick,

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